Convocation in photos and video: Founders Award recipients, remarks and mural dedication.
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Vol. 05, No. 49, August 18, 2016
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Phoenix Tales

Former Founders Award winner, cross country coach and academic coordinator for Green Bay Athletics, Mike Kline, was featured in the first of many transformation videos that will tell the story of how one person or group can fundamentally change a person or experience. We call them “Phoenix Tales.” Watch the video.

Founders Fans

2016 Founders Award Recipients They each received a standing ovation, and most seemed delighted, surprised and humbled. Six individuals and a team of two received the University’s highest honor. See the winners
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Convocation Celebration

With the annual Founders Awards recognition, introductions of more than 70 fresh faces now a part of our campus community, the mural dedication, and Chancellor Miller’s highlights and reflections, Fall Convocation 2016 was an event worth attending. We have a photo gallery recap. See it here.

Chancellor Reflections

There was a whole lot of positive news in Chancellor Gary Miller’s Convocation address Wednesday. Among the highlights: unveiling of the new four-college model and significant enrollment growth across disciplines and majors (performing arts, computer science, psychology, accounting and social work). Missed the address? Watch it here.


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