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UW-Superior awards diplomas at 115th Spring Commencement

Posted on May 21, 2011
Congratulations to UW-Superior's Class of 2011!

The University of Wisconsin-Superior awarded diplomas to 323 graduates at its 115th Spring Commencement ceremony held Saturday, May 21, in Siinto S. Wessman Arena.

See photos from the ceremony

Interim Provost Dr. Faith Hensrud presided over the ceremony and presented diplomas to students earning associate, bachelor's, master's and specialist's degrees. The university granted approximately 275 undergraduate degrees and 50 graduate degrees.

Among the graduates were a number of students from other countries as well as students who earned their degrees online who were seeing campus for the first time.

Keynote speaker was Judith Crain, a member of the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. The Board of Regents oversees the UW System's two doctoral universities, 11 comprehensive universities, 13 freshman-sophomore UW Colleges, and statewide UW-Extension, which annually serve more than 178,000 students, and reach more than one million Wisconsin citizens through outreach, public broadcasting, and continuing education programs.

Delivering the student address was Saroj Dhital of Kathmandu, Nepal, who is graduating with majors in economics and mathematics. He waschosen for the honor based on his academic and student achievements at UW-Superior.

UW-Superior engages students for lifelong learning and rewarding careers through more than 26 undergraduate and graduate programs offered on campus along with degrees offered through distance learning. The university is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges and plays a central role in the University of Wisconsin System's Growth Agenda for Wisconsin.

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