SOIS Spring 2017 Recognition Ceremony
May 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
The School of Information Studies invites all eligible Winterim and Spring graduates to the Spring 2017 Recognition Ceremony. We will be honoring our graduates and new Beta Phi Mu honorees. Graduates will be called to the stage and recognized. At that time you will have the opportunity to say a few words, if you wish.
Pompeii Grand Ballroom
631 E Chicago Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Friday, May 19th, 2017
5:30pm – 7:00pm
RSVP for the SOIS Recognition Ceremony by May 2nd, 2017
Please RSVP Online HERE
Refreshments will be served
Business Casual Dress
General Questions about the event can be emailed to:
5:30pm – Check-In / Reception
6:00pm – Ceremony
Military & Veteran Service Members
If you are a Military or Veteran service member and have not received your cords, please contact Sharon Lake: firstname.lastname@example.org
Beta Phi Mu Nominees
If you are an MLIS student and you have been nominated to join Beta Phi Mu, please visit HERE for more information about the Beta Phi Mu Chapter. For more details about Beta Phi Mu please contact Sharon Lake: email@example.com
From the South – Take I-94 W/ I-41 N to Milwaukee. Take exit 312A toward Becher St. Keep left, follow signs for Lapham Blvd/Green Field ave. Merge onto S 4th St. Turn right onto W Greenfield Ave. Turn Left onto S. 1st St. Turn right onto E Pittsburgh Ave. E Pittsburgh Ave turns slightly left and becomes N Broadway. Continue onto N Young St. N Young St turns left and becomes N Milwaukee St. Turn Right onto E Chicago St. You will see the Italian Community Center on the corner of N Jackson St and E Chicago St. The parking lot can be accessed from N Jackson St.
From the North – Take I-43 S into Milwaukee. Take exit 72B toward the Lakefront. Keep right to continue on Exit 1D (follow signs for Plankinton Ave). Merge onto N Plankinton Ave. Turn right onto W Michigan St. Turn right onto N Jackson St. You will see the Italian Community Center on the corner of N Jackson St and E Chicago St. The parking lot can be accessed from N Jackson St.
From the West – Take I-94 East toward downtown Milwaukee. Take exit 1H for Saint Paul Avenue/James Lovell street. Stay on St. Paul Ave. Turn right onto N Jackson Street. You will see the Italian Community Center on the corner of N Jackson St and E Chicago St. The parking lot can be accessed from N Jackson St.
For more directions please visit:
Italian Community Center Driving Directions
There will be free parking available in the parking lot behind the Italian Community Center. The entrance is located off of Jackson Street.
Looking for a Bite after the SOIS Recognition Ceremony?
Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward is known as “Milwaukee’s Arts and Fashion District” and offers the city’s most dynamic array of restaurants. It is a great place to grab a bite to eat, have a drink and continue your celebration. Here are a few options.
- Riverfront Pizzeria Bar & Grill (Italian)
- Onesto (Italian)
- Coquette Cafe (French)
- Bavette La Boucherie (Charcuterie)
- Cafe Benelux (American)
- Hinterland Erie Street Gastropub (American)
- Smoke Shack (BBQ)
For a more detailed list, please visit: Historic Third Ward Dining
For hotels in the area, please visit:
UWM Graduation Ceremony
Graduation is quickly approaching…Are you ready?
Sunday, May 21st, 2017, at 9:00 a.m.
Ceremony is for all Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral Candidates (The ceremony is approximately 2 1/2 hours long)
UW-Milwaukee Panthers Arena
400 W. Kilbourn Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Please visit HERE for more details about commencement.