Convocation, the beginning-of-academic-year event that honors student success, is scheduled for 12noon-1pm Friday, Sept. 5 in the Coppertop Theatre on campus. Student achievers will be acknowledged, faculty and staff introduced, and the assembly will hear from 2013 UW-Richland Outstanding Alumni award winner Kevin Hauser, member of the UW-Richland Class of 1987 and president of the Westby Coop Credit Union. Hauser plans comments entitled “Welcome, Exponentially,” to tell his own UW-Richland story and look at how the campus engages people of all ages.
UW-Richland CEO/Dean Dr. Patrick Hagen will introduce UW-Richland’s new international students. New freshmen and continuing students honored with UW-Richland Scholarship Program awards will be introduced. Students who earned Dean’s List honors last spring will be recognized. To see a list of those honorees, visit the UW-Richland website newsroom archive at richland.uwc.edu.
Students whose exemplary coursework from the past year was chosen for publication in Quintessence 2014, a publication to honor achievers and provide models of excellence to new students, will be recognized. UW-Richland students who work is included in Quintessence 2014 are:
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A reception and Quintessence 2014 book-signing in the Wallace Student Center will follow the ceremony. Admission is free and the public is welcome. UW-Richland is located at 1200 Highway 14 West in Richland Center. For more information, call the campus at (608) 647-6186.