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Reminder: Award Applications due Friday, October 11

The following awards are availalbe to students graduating this term. Recipients of these awards will be recognized in the December 2013 commencement program.

Student Leadership Award
The student leadership award recognizes our undergraduate students who have both excelled academically and have demonstrated excellence in student leadership. Students who apply and and are accepted for this University award receive a certificate and are highlighted in the mid-year commencement program. A select group of students receive this award. To apply, please fill out the online application: <Link to online application>

Who's Who Among Students in American
Universities and Colleges

Each year, a select group of students is called forward to accept one of the most prestigious awards the academic community can bestow — selection to Who’s Who Among Students. This exclusive honor is conferred by more than 2,842 schools in all 50 states and the District of Columbia and is symbolized by the presentation of an award certificate.

UW Oshkosh students who apply and are accepted for this national award are also highlighted in the mid-year commencement program. To apply, please complete the online application:

Class Speaker
Do you have something you want to say to your fellow graduates... be it an inspiring message, a funny story or a simple congratulations? We invite you to share your message at the midyear commencement as Graduating Class Speaker.

Applying to speak at commencement is simple. All you need to do is fill out the online application <visit online application here> and submit it with a draft of your proposed speech and two references. Next, a committee will review your draft and choose finalists to invite for an interview.

The student chosen as class speaker will be paired with a faculty speech coach to help them refine their speech and practice their presentation. There will also be a rehearsal before the event to help answer any questions and provide an opportunity for practice at Kolf before commencement day.

Laura Rommelfanger
Commencement Coordinator

UW Oshkosh Commencement Office
web: www.uwosh.edu/commencement
email: commencement@uwosh.edu
phone: 920/424-1816
facebook fan page: "I'm graduating from UW Oshkosh!"

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