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Commencement Stories – Celebrating The Class of 2017

May 12, 2017

Congratulations Spartan Nation’s Class of 2017! Commencement is a time-honored tradition at the University of Dubuque, and we are honored to share the stories of a couple of our exceptional graduates.

University of Dubuque Holds Athletic Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony

Sep 22, 2016

The University of Dubuque honored six people, one basketball team, and a local business during the UD Athletic Hall of Fame Awards Ceremony on Sept. 12, 2016, at Heritage Center.

FAITHFUL SPARTANS: Alumni Celebrate 70th Wedding Anniversary

Aug 17, 2016

Their love blossomed on the University of Dubuque’s campus. Today VanNess and Dorothy (Biasi) Simmons will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary. The couple was married in a quaint ceremony in the University Chapel on Aug. 17, 1946.

Family Promotes Student Involvement

May 13, 2016

Rabea Muneer Ali and his wife, Razan Murad, traveled from Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, to the University of Dubuque to further their education. On Saturday, May 14, the couple will graduate with master’s degrees in communication.

Kelehers Will Graduate Together

May 12, 2016

Teri Keleher will watch her daughter Paxtyn walk across the stage Saturday, May 14, at the University of Dubuque’s Commencement. Then, Teri will walk the same path.

Caldwell Follows Family Tradition

May 12, 2016

Brianna Caldwell followed in her parent’s footsteps to the University of Dubuque. It was a journey the now proud Spartan had no intention of ever taking.

Kirkwood Perseveres Through Pain

May 12, 2016

Doctors were unsure Jessie Kirkwood would ever walk. On Saturday, May 14, the University of Dubuque basketball player will walk across stage during Commencement.

UD Alums Launch Church Labor Day Weekend

Mar 2, 2016

Alums, Brian Beverly, C'13 M'Div 15, and Amanda (Lowe) Beverly, C'12 M'Div 14, followed God's path to Hammond. There the family built a church that would benefit the community that focuses on racial reconciliation and a movement versus a monument.

UD Couple Diane (C'60) and William (C'58) Thomas Honored

Mar 2, 2016

Diane (C'60) and William (C'58) Thomas were honored at the Arts Alliance Mountain Empire (AAME) Arts Achievement Awards ceremony for their distinguished careers as music educators. The ceremony was held on Saturday, May 21, 2016 in Bristol, Virginia.

John Stewart is passionate about communication and breaking down cultural barriers.

Mar 2, 2016

John Stewart is passionate about communication and breaking down cultural barriers.Stewart has served as special assistant to UD President Jeffrey Bullock.

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