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UWS will hold virtual commencement

Students who earned degrees in Fall 2019 and the spring, summer and fall of 2020 will be celebrated.

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The University of Wisconsin-Superior. (File/Telegram)

Nearly 800 students who completed their degrees will be eligible to receive diplomas when the University of Wisconsin-Superior conducts its virtual commencement at noon on Saturday, Dec. 19.

Chancellor Renée Wachter will preside over the ceremony and celebrate students who have earned associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Fall 2019 and spring, summer and fall 2020. The event will include remarks by UWS graduate Ric Sommerville, as well as UW System Regents Kyle Weatherly, Ed Manydeeds and Karen Walsh.

The student speaker will be Nathaniel Ballard, a bachelor’s degree candidate. Ballard is an elementary education major with an instructional minor from Duluth.

The ceremony will be available to watch online at uwsuper.edu/grad20 .

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