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96 Students to Receive Degrees at Winter Commencement

Posted: Monday, December 10, 2012

The University of Evansville will award 101 degrees to 96 students during the Winter Commencement ceremony at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 12 in the UE Student Fitness Center.

This year’s Winter Commencement speaker is Mari Plikuhn, assistant professor of sociology, who received the 2012 Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award at May’s commencement ceremony. The University of Evansville Alumni Association presents this award annually to a faculty member who is nominated by students, faculty, or administrators for his or her exemplary teaching abilities. 

Plikuhn arrived at the University of Evansville in 2010 after earning a PhD in sociology with a graduate minor in gerontology from Purdue University. She also holds a Master of Science in sociology from Purdue, a Master of Science in child development and family studies from Purdue University Calumet, and a Bachelor of Arts in sociology and clinical psychology from Purdue University Calumet.

Following the Winter Commencement ceremony, a reception sponsored by the UE Alumni Association will take place in the Class of 1959 Gallery and Lounge in the Ridgway University Center.

For those who cannot attend Winter Commencement in person, a video of the ceremony will stream live at www.evansville.edu/commencement.

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