Fall 2016 graduates announced

Commencement scheduled for Friday, May 19, 2017
By Shawna Connor

(Richland Center, Wis.) Fifteen students recently earned the Associate of Arts & Science (AA&S) degree from the University of Wisconsin–Richland. 

AA&S degree recipients for fall 2016 are:

  • Hannah Aeschlimann of Madison;
  • Meghan Ard of Madison;
  • Kaitlyn Bedtka of Steuben;
  • Stephanie Check of Wauzeka;
  • Ryley Cooper of Richland Center;
  • Joseph Doty of Reedsburg;
  • Sophia Garoutte of Muscoda;
  • Grant Hall of Richland Center;
  • Rebecca Koch of Richland Center;
  • Sandra McPherson of Hillpoint;
  • Janelle Mueller of Richland Center;
  • David Simacek of Loganville;
  • Ashley Thompson of Wonewoc;
  • Michael Trentz of Platteville; and,
  • Elizabeth Wernimont of Montfort.

Students awarded the UW Colleges Associate of Arts & Science degree have successfully completed a minimum of 60 prescribed credits. The Associate of Arts & Science degree is the foundation for many majors in the UW System and is generally accepted by University of Wisconsin institutions as fulfilling university-wide, college and school general education requirements.

The Associate of Arts & Science degree aims to provide qualified students of all ages and backgrounds with the proficiencies and breadth of knowledge that prepare them for baccalaureate and professional programs, for lifelong learning and leadership, service and responsible citizenship.

For more information about UW-Richland, visit richland.uwc.edu.  Commencement ceremonies for all students earning a degree during the 2016/17 academic year will be held on the UW-Richland campus on Friday, May 19, 2017 beginning at 7 p.m.




Shawna Connor