50,000 Graduates Later, Phoenix Continue to Rise

Posted on 5-11-2023

UW-Green Bay will celebrate its 50,000th graduate* from the University this weekend as more than 1,100 eligible graduates and their families celebrate the 2023 Spring/Summer Commencement.

The ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 13th, in two ceremonies at the Kress Events Center on the UW-Green Bay campus. 

The ceremony will honor graduates and celebrate with families from all four of UW-Green Bay’s campuses (Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan). In addition to awarding associates, bachelors, and masters degrees in high-demand areas such as nursing, education, business, and environmental sciences, the University will recognize graduates in the Rising Phoenix program, where students earn their associates degrees before graduating from high school. More than 60 Rising Phoenix students have successfully completed their associates degree, a 100% increase from 2022.

Full Commencement Details HERE.

UW Green Bay

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a multi-campus comprehensive university offering exemplary undergraduate, master’s and select doctoral programs and operating with a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship and research, and service to the community. The University provides a problem focused educational experience that promotes critical thinking and student success.

The culture and vision of the University reflect a deep commitment to diversity, inclusion, social justice, civic engagement, and educational opportunity at all levels. Our core values embrace community-based partnerships, collaborative faculty scholarship and innovation.

Our commitment to a university that promotes access, career success, cross-discipline collaboration, cultural enrichment, economic development, entrepreneurship, and environmental sustainability is demonstrated through a wide array of programs and certifications offered in four colleges: College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; College of Science, Engineering and Technology (including the Richard Resch School of Engineering); College of Health, Education and Social Welfare; and the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business, leading to a range of degrees, including AAS, BA, BAS, BBA, BM, BS, BSN, BSW, MS, MSW, MSN, and Ed.D.​