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Recap of the 2013 Spring Commencement at Wessman Arena

Posted on May 18, 2013
2013 UW-Superior Spring Commencement recap
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Recap of the 2013 Spring Commencement at Wessman Arena

Over 340 students were eligible to receive diplomas Saturday, May 18 for the 117th Commencement at UW-Superior.

1984 UW-Superior graduate, Tony Hernandez gave a great speech to the class of 2013.

He asked them to cultivate empathy, live life with urgency

and to push yourself to the edge of your comfort zone.

Tony is co-founder, of Latino Broadcasting Company, president and CEO.

44% of the graduates were first generation in their families. 13 were veterans.

The oldest was a 57 year-old mother of (7) who earned her Social Work degree. The youngest was a 20 year-old who started taking college level classes at the age of 16.

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