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Campus Award Ceremonies Span April, May
APRIL 8, 2005--Spring marks the end of a successful academic year, and
the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is celebrating the milestones
of its students, faculty and staff with several award and recognition
ceremonies in April and May.
The College of Arts and Sciences Awards Reception to honor student and
faculty scholarship and service is April 13 in the lobby of the Kleinpell
Fine Arts Building. The event begins at 4:30 p.m. with a reception, followed
by the awards ceremony at 5 p.m. The college will award three scholarships,
one each for arts and humanities, social sciences, and sciences and mathematics.
The college will also present three service awards for university, community
and professional service. For more information call 715/425-3777.
The All-Campus Awards Reception is April 19 at 7 p.m. in the River Room
of Rodli Commons. Awards to be bestowed on faculty, staff and students
include the 2005 Chancellor’s Award for students, which recognizes
leadership, scholarship and service to UW-RF. In addition Chancellor’s
Awards for outstanding accomplishment and service to the University for
classified staff and academic staff will be awarded. The distinguished
teacher of the year and the advisor of the year will also be recognized
at the ceremony. For more information, call 715/425-3201.
The College of Education and Professional Studies Awards Reception is
April 21 at 6 p.m. in River Room of Rodli Commons. Reception and refreshments
follow in the Blue Room. The college will present academic honors, departmental
and program awards, outstanding student awards, the outstanding faculty
member award, and a Phi Delta Kappa award. For more information, call
COEPS at 715/425-3774.
The College of Arts and Sciences will hold its student awards reception
April 26, beginning with a dessert reception at 6 p.m. in the lobby and
Gallery 101 of the Kleinpell Fine Arts Building. The awards presentation
is at 7 p.m. in the Abbott Concert Hall. Students will be awarded academic
merit awards, scholarship, other college awards, and individual departmental
awards. Tickets are free and available through April 21 at the Student
Center Information Desk. For more information, call Kathy Svoboda at 715/425-3366.
The College of Business and Economics reception for its graduates (both
undergraduates and masters of management) and current students is April
27 at 6:30 p.m. in the River Room of Rodli Commons. The program follows
at 7 p.m. in the Blue Room. Awards include academic merit honors, departmental
and program awards, scholarship recipients, and induction to Sigma Beta
Delta (business, management and administration honor society). For more
information, call CBE at 715/425-3335.
A diversity recognition reception will be April 28 at 4:30 p.m. in Brandy’s
at the Hagestad Student Center. The event will give recognition and appreciation
to those who have contributed and spread diversity and multicultural awareness
throughout campus. For more information call Georgia Wagner at 715/425-4712.
The College of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Sciences will recognize
its faculty, staff and students on April 28 in Rodli Commons. A reception
is at 5 p.m., followed by dinner and the recognition program at 5:45p.m.
The college will award UW-RF Foundation and CAFES scholarships, academic
merit awards, outstanding CAFES senior, highest CAFES GPA, the outstanding
CAFES teacher, as well as recogize a distinguished agriculturalist from
the community. For more information, contact CAFES at 715/425-3535.
A reception to honor 2005 retirees from UW-River Falls will be held on
May 2 at 7 p.m. in Rodli Commons. The ceremony honors retirements from
the classified, academic staff and faculty employee classifications. For
more information, call 715/425-3201.
Spring commencement is May 14, with two ceremonies, at 9:30 a.m. and 2
p.m. in the Robert P. Knowles Physical Education and Recreation Center.
The morning ceremony presents the graduates of the colleges of agriculture,
food and environmental sciences, business and economics, and graduate
studies. The afternoon session presents the graduates of the colleges
of arts and sciences and education and professional studies.
Tuesday, 22-Jun-2010 16:21:21 Central Daylight Time