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SOIS Fall 2023 Recognition Ceremony

December 15, 2023 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Celebrate your achievements with your family and friends at the SOIS/HBSSW/SOE Fall 2023 Recognition Ceremony!

The School of Information Studies, School of Education and Helen Bader School of Social Welfare invite all eligible Fall graduates and their guests to the Fall 2023 Recognition Ceremony where we will celebrate your achievements and honor all SOIS graduates, new Beta Phi Mu nominees, and School Librarianship Certificate recipients.

We hope to see you there!

Friday, December 15th, 2023
5:30pm – 8:00pm | UWM Union Ballroom
2200 E Kenwood Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53211

RSVP for the Fall 2023 Recognition Ceremony

To attend, please RSVP by November 28th
Questions? Contact: sois-rec@uwm.edu

Additional Event Information

Ceremony Schedule
5:30pm – Check-In / Reception
6:00pm – Ceremony
Light Refreshments will be served
Additional Information
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.
Business Casual Dress. (cap and gown is not required for this event)
Military and Veteran Service Members
During the ceremony we will be recognizing our Military and Veteran students. If you are interested in being recognized, please indicate your Military status on the SOIS Recognition Ceremony RSVP so we may honor your services. If you are unable to attend and are interested in receiving your cords, please reach out to Toby Deutsch (deutsch@uwm.edu).
Beta Phi Mu Nominees
SOIS Beta Rho Chapter of Beta Phi Mu (ΒΦΜ): Founded in 1948 at the University of Illinois, Beta Phi Mu is the International Library & Information Studies Honor Society for library and information science professionals. Its significance was recognized in 1968 when it was formally admitted to membership in the Association of College Honor Societies.  Membership in Beta Phi Mu is by invitation only and is based on the recognition of high-quality performance in work undertaken for the professional degree. If you have any questions, please contact Chad Zahrt: zahrt@uwm.edu
In recognition of your achievements, the School of Information Studies would like to feature you on SOIS Social Media!  Please complete this survey to send us an image and share a message of appreciation, words of wisdom, an inspirational quote, a shout-out to friends, family, or those who supported you along the way.



Please note that this is NOT the formal UWM Commencement Ceremony and physical tickets are NOT required.
Formal Commencement Ceremony information can be found below:

Fall 2023 UWM Commencement Ceremony Sunday, December 17, 2023, at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony is for all Associate, Bachelor, Master, and Doctoral Candidates (The ceremony is approximately 2 hours long) UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena: 400 W. Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53203 NOTE: Each eligible graduate MUST RSVP by 10/31/23 in order to obtain tickets for their guests to attend the commencement ceremony at the UW-Milwaukee Panther Arena.

Visit uwm.edu/secu/com_cer/fall/ for more details about the UWM Commencement Ceremony and claiming guest tickets.


December 15, 2023
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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UWM Union Ballroom
2200 E Kenwood Blvd.
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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