UW-Platteville’s 210th commencement celebrates class of 2023


The University of Wisconsin-Platteville celebrated its 210th commencement on May 13, recognizing more than 970 spring and summer degree candidates in three separate ceremonies. Chancellor Tammy Evetovich presided over the ceremonies for the first time as permanent chancellor.

“We are so proud of your accomplishments and dedication on your journey to where you are today,” Chancellor Evetovich told the candidates. “Today is all about you, and we are honored to celebrate with you.”

The day began with the College of Business, Industry, Life Science and Agriculture ceremony, which honored 305 candidates. This was followed by the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Science ceremony, which recognized 300 candidates. The final ceremony celebrated 231 College of Liberal Arts and Education candidates, as well as 36 associate degree and 107 master’s degree candidates.

“I firmly believe that education is truly your own, and no one can take that away from you,” said Chancellor Evetovich. “And you, our graduates, are now ready to join the workforce or take whatever your next steps are and have the privilege and distinct honor of being UW-Platteville alumni.”

Since 1866, UW-Platteville has provided affordable and accessible education to students of Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois and other parts of the country and world. More than 65,000 students have earned UW-Platteville diplomas.

UW-Platteville will finish its spring semester with finals May 15-19.

Videos from the commencement ceremonies are archived at www.uwplatt.edu/commencement. View more photos from the ceremonies on the official UW-Platteville Facebook page.