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International Student Graduation Celebration 2018

May 2, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Are you graduating in May 2018? If so, you and your guests are warmly invited to a celebration of your accomplishments!

All international students who are graduating or completing their program of study at UW-Madison (VISP, ESL, Exchange) are invited to attend.

Join us for a memorable evening of musical performances, words of encouragement, a photo booth, Bucky Badger, refreshments, and more! 

As part of the International Student Graduation Celebration, the following awards will be announced: academic achievement awards, leadership awards, and an award for a faculty or staff member who has made contributions to the international community at UW-Madison.

Registration required | Friends, family, faculty, and staff welcome.

To register, please visit: https://go.wisc.edu/isgc2018

Registration deadline: Friday, April 20, 2018

Awards and nomination forms

Deadline to nominate: Friday, April 20, 2018

Nominate a student or yourself here: https://go.wisc.edu/l4erwp

All award winners will be notified prior to the ceremony and formally recognized at the International Student Graduation Celebration.

Academic Achievement Award

Graduating international students who register for this event using the link above and have a qualifying minimum cumulative GPA will automatically be considered. No additional nomination is required. For undergraduates, minimum cumulative GPA must be 3.50, and for graduate students, it must be 3.80 (cumulative GPA through Fall 2017).

Leadership Award

This award is given to graduating UW-Madison international or domestic students who have shown extraordinary dedication, involvement, and motivation as a leader on campus for the international student community. This includes contributions to UW-Madison clubs, organizations, and the international student community for the 2017-2018 academic year. Please be specific when describing the qualities that make the nominee especially admirable as a leader. Up to two students will be selected for this award, which includes a $500 monetary prize.

Faculty or Staff Award (for students to nominate)

One faculty or staff member will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to the UW-Madison international community. These are individuals who have gone above and beyond to provide assistance and support to international students on campus. (Staff from International Student Services, International Academic Programs, and divisional exchange program offices are not eligible for this award.)

Special thanks to our progam sponsors:

International Student Services

The International Division

Wisconsin Alumni Association

Visiting International Student Program (VISP)

If you need an accommodation or linguistic services for you or a guest to attend, please contact ISS at 608-262-9716 or email issprograms@studentlife.wisc.edu.


May 2, 2018
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm


International Student Services at UW-Madison


Sonata and Concerto Rooms, Gordon Dining and Event Center
770 W Dayton St
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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