The spring commencement ceremonies will take place at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 19, 2013 at the Delta Center, 400 W. Wisconsin Ave.
The official commencement ceremonies will be held on Sunday,
May 19, in the Ballroom at the Delta Center (formerly the Frontier Airlines
Center), 400 W. Wisconsin Ave.
The graduate degree ceremony (Masters and Doctoral) will be held at 11 a.m.
The undergraduate ceremony (Associate
and Bachelors) will be held at 3 p.m.
Tickets are not required to attend either ceremony.
Commencement speaker and honorary degree recipient - Al Costigan
Stritch is honored to welcome Al Costigan as commencement
speaker for both ceremonies. He will also receive an honorary degree in humane
letters from the University.
Costigan is the retired
president/CEO of Level Valley Creamery, Inc. and a member of Stritch’s Board of
Trustees. He worked in the food industry for more than 45 years with General Mills, RJR
Foods and Henri’s Food Products, which brought him to Milwaukee. In 1995, he
and his two partners purchased Level Valley Creamery Inc. in West Bend. He
served as president and CEO of the company for 9 ½ years before selling it to
Schreiber Foods of Green Bay.
a community volunteer, Costigan has served on the Midwest
Athletes Against Childhood Cancer (MACC) Fund board of
directors for more than 25 years. He has served on the boards of Clasen Quality
Coatings, Inc., The Milwaukee Protestant Home, Milwaukee Urban Soccer
Coalition, and the North Shore Country Club, as well as the Research Committee
of the Children’s Research Institute at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin. He
also administers The Costigan Family Foundation.
business and nonprofit leadership, Costigan truly embraces Stritch’s Franciscan
Graduate ceremony: Kristina Allen , M.B.A.
degree candidate, Business Administration
Undergraduate ceremony: Audrey Edwards, B.A. degree candidate, International
Business and Spanish
Those attending commencement ceremonies are also encouraged to use #Stritch13 in Twitter, Instagram and Vine posts.
Photographs from the event can also be emailed to email@example.com and will be featured on Stritch's Flickr page. Please be sure to include your name and a description in the photos.