UW Commencement Set for May 8

May 3, 2010
Mike Enzi
U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi will speak at the College of Health Sciences' ceremony Saturday, May 8.

U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi and Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal will be among speakers during University of Wyoming commencement ceremonies Friday and Saturday, May 7-8.

Ceremonies for the individual colleges are scheduled Saturday, May 8; College of Law ceremonies will be held Saturday, May 15; and UW/Casper College Center ceremonies are scheduled for Thursday, May 13.

UW is scheduled to accord degrees upon more than 1,560 students, including 1,173 undergraduates, 287 graduate students, 64 College of Law graduates and 44 School of Pharmacy graduates. The largest degree categories are bachelor of arts, 498; bachelor of science, 419; master of science, 108; and master of arts, 89.

The schedule of events for individual college commencement ceremonies, along with key speakers, are:

Friday, May, 7:

2 p.m. -- African American and Disapora Studies, Wyoming Union Family Room.

3:30 p.m. -- Multicultural graduation ceremony, Wyoming Union Yellowstone Ballroom.

5:30 p.m. -- American Indian Studies ceremony, Wyoming Union Family Room.

Ceremonies scheduled for Saturday, May 8:

8:30 a.m. -- College of Health Sciences, Arena-Auditorium, U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi.

9 a.m. -- College of Business, College of Arts and Sciences auditorium, graduating students Danielle Ireland, Gillette, accounting; Jonathan McBride, Cheyenne, business administration; and Amanda Pohja, Sterling, Colo., M.B.A.

9 a.m. -- College of Education, War Memorial Fieldhouse, Eric Stemle, Evanston High School English teacher.

11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. -- President's picnic, Arena-Auditorium concourse.

1:30 p.m. -- College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, War Memorial Fieldhouse, Gov. Dave Freudenthal.

1:30 p.m. -- College of Arts and Sciences, Arena-Auditorium, graduating student Lindsay R. Lozier Capron of Cody, zoology and physiology and A&S Outstanding Graduate for 2010.

1:30 p.m. -- College of Engineering and Applied Science, UW Arts and Sciences auditorium, James Winters of Pinedale, civil engineering student; and Jed Bailey, UW alumnus and vice president for Applied Research Consulting for IHS Cera, Cambridge, Mass.

1:30 p.m. -- Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing Convocation, Fine Arts Center concert hall, 2010 Distinguished Alumna Award recipient Pamela G. Lewis-O'Connor.

6 p.m. -- Army/Air Force ROTC commissioning ceremony, Fine Arts Center concert hall, Wyoming National Guard Col. Richard Knowlton, a UW alumnus.

Thursday, May 13, 7:30 p.m. -- UW/Casper College Center graduation ceremonies, Casper Events Center, First Lady Nancy Freudenthal.

Saturday, May 15, 10 a.m. -- College of Law, Fine Arts Center concert hall, The Honorable William H. Downes, chief judge of the United States District Court-District of Wyoming.


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