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42 Wisconsin State Patrol Cadets Become Officers at Graduation Ceremony

The Wisconsin State Patrol’s 66th Recruit Class was officially sworn into duty during a graduation ceremony in La Crosse on Friday, July 30. The 42 new officers recently completed 26 weeks of comprehensive training. The courses covered traffic and criminal laws, emergency vehicle operations, firearms proficiency, communications, crisis management, and lifesaving skills. Governor Tony Evers […]

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Santiago is a May 2021 Graduate of Upper Iowa University

Upper Iowa University is pleased to announce Angelique Santiago of Racine, WI, graduated Cum Laude in May with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. About Upper Iowa University Founded in 1857, Upper Iowa University is a private, nonprofit university providing undergraduate and graduate degree programs to about 4,500 students nationally and internationally at its […]

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Josh Marquardt of Burlington Graduates from the University of Utah

The University of Utah wishes to congratulate Josh Marquardt of Burlington, WI who was among the 8,442 graduates honored during the 152nd general commencement ceremony on May 6, 2021. Marquardt’s degree is listed as: Degree: Master of ScienceMajor: GeophysicsMajor code description: Geophysics MS The remarkably resilient Class of 2021 includes students who graduated summer 2020, […]

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Wehr of Waterford Graduates from Bradley University

Waterford native Hannah Wehr graduated with a BS in Criminology, Psychology from Bradley University in May. Wehr was among the 1,000-plus students who earned degrees. About Bradley University Bradley University is a top-ranked, private university in Peoria, Illinois, offering 5,400 undergraduate and graduate students the resources of a larger university and the personal attention of […]

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Erika Hauser-Smetana Graduates from Elmhurst University

RACINE– Erika Hauser-Smetana, of Racine, graduated with a Master of Science in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Elmhurst University during the 2021 Commencement weekend. A ceremony for graduate students was held on Friday, May 21, and three ceremonies were held on Saturday, May 22 for undergraduate students. This year’s ceremonies marked the start of the […]

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Racine’s Rachel Gentile to Graduate This Spring from the University of Iowa

This spring, some 5,300 University of Iowa undergraduate, graduate, and professional students received their degrees under extraordinary circumstances. With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to upend traditional educational practices across campus and the country, the 2020-21 academic year has been a challenge. Rachel Gentile of Racine, WI was among the students conferred their degrees. Gentile was […]

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Gateway Technical College Grads Overcame Pandemic, Other Obstacles to Reach Their Goals in 2021, Keynotes Say

Be flexible. Be nimble. Never forget the historic times you’ve gone through to earn your degree. These were the words of advice keynote speaker Jennifer Freiheit gave to the Gateway Technical College School of Health’s graduating class Saturday morning at their commencement, held outside on the college’s Kenosha Campus. The May 22 commencement was the […]

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UW-Parkside gets ready to graduate the largest class in the university’s history May 15

SOMERS, Wis. – More than 566 UW-Parkside graduates, the largest in the university’s history, will join a proud tradition of excellence in serving as talented and newly minted alumni on May 15 with the 52nd Spring Commencement.  Although we will not be able to gather and celebrate in the De Simone Gymnasium as we have in years past, we will mark this joyous occasion with both a virtual ceremony and in-person celebrations.  Here’s what to expect:   WHAT: UW-Parkside’s 52nd spring commencement  WHEN: Saturday, […]