The University of Wisconsin-Platteville will hold its 211th commencement on Saturday, Dec. 16. The College of Business, Industry, Life Science and Agriculture ceremony starts at 9 a.m.; the College of Liberal Arts and Education and associate degree candidates will be recognized at 12:30 p.m.; and the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science ceremony begins at 4 p.m. UW-Platteville’s chancellor, Dr. Tammy Evetovich, will preside over all commencement ceremonies which will take place in Williams Fieldhouse.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Department of Performing and Visual Arts-Theatre and Pioneer Players will close out the fall semester with Thornton Wilder’s classic American play “Our Town.” Performances are Dec. 6 at 11 a.m., Dec. 6-9 at 7:30 p.m. and Dec. 10 at 2 p.m.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville School of Education is partnering with the Darlington (Wisconsin) Community School District to help break down language barriers. The collaboration aims to give English as a Second Language students in the district access to higher education resources and opportunities through the university.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville Collegiate Crops Team earned honors in the 89th annual National American Royal Kansas City Collegiate Crops Contest and the 94th annual National Chicago Collegiate Crops Contest earlier this month. This year, the team took third place overall in both, adding to a legacy of 50 years of excellence at the contests.