The University Celebrates Fall Commencement December 13

The University will hold its 2014 fall graduation ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 13. The Baccalaureate ceremony will take place in CUW’s Chapel of Christ Triumphant at 10:00 a.m. Following this event will be the University’s Commencement ceremony which begins at 1:30 p.m. in the R. John Buuck Field House on campus. The graduation speaker will be Rev. Dr. Ken Klaus from St. Louis who is the Speaker Emeritus  for Lutheran Hour Ministries.

Each year, at both the May and December graduation ceremonies, commencement awards are given to a select few individuals. This year the Lawrence Sohn Master Educator Award will be given to Craig Schaubs, a CUW graduate (class of ’83) and a current elementary educator at First Immanuel Lutheran School in Cedarburg, Wisconsin.

“We are honored to recognize one of our local educators, Craig Schaubs, with the Lawrence Sohn Master Educator award,” said Randall Ferguson, Assistant Vice President of Academics for Student Success at CUW. “Craig teaches science at First Immanuel Lutheran School in Cedarburg where for 22 years now he has consistently demonstrated excellence, creativity, dedication, and a true care for his students.”

Other awards that will be given our this year include the James Juergensen Master Educator Award which will go to Michael Grupe and the Distinguished Alum Award which will be handed out to Rev. Dr. Ken Klaus.

To learn more about the December commencement ceremony, click here.