Fall 2016 graduates announced

Commencement scheduled for Saturday, May 20 at 10:00 a.m.
By UW-Baraboo/Sauk County

Twenty-one students recently earned the Associate of Arts & Science (AA&S) degree, and five students have earned the Bachelor of Applied Arts & Sciences (BAAS) degree, from the University of Wisconsin–Baraboo/Sauk County. 

AA&S degree recipients for fall 2016 are:

  • Harrison Barsness of Mazomanie;
  • Ty Brisky of Mazomanie;
  • Tyler Cardon of Warrens;
  • Jonah Guethlein of Lodi;
  • David Hall of Endeavor;
  • Alex Harvey of Portage;
  • Autumn Herried of Necedah;
  • Emma Horjus of Baraboo;
  • Jorge Kuri-Azamar of North Freedom;
  • Shawn McCarron of Baraboo;
  • Travis Morse of Wisconsin Dells;
  • Abbigail Nelson of Mazomanie;
  • Justine Neuman of Baraboo;
  • Tyler Parce of Reedsburg;
  • Hayden Pieper of Baraboo;
  • Kayla Pierce of Poynette;
  • Deanna Schara of Reedsburg;
  • Sarah Seifert of Spring Green;
  • Katherine Shapiro of Wyocena;
  • Emily Sheffield of Baraboo; and,
  • Jacob Steinhorst of Baraboo.

BAAS degree recipients for fall 2016 are:

  • Joseph Barsness of Mazomanie;
  • Sarah Feiner of Prairie du Sac;
  • Jacob McCluskey of Hillpoint;   
  • Jason Murray of Lodi; and,
  • Grant Pflum of Oxford.

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.

The University of Wisconsin Colleges’ BAAS is a 60-credit degree completion program.  Students with an associate degree from UW Colleges, a Wisconsin technical college, or another institution are eligible for admission into the BAAS degree program.  All UW Colleges comprising the Southwest Region of UW Colleges (UW-Baraboo/Sauk County, UW-Richland and UW-Rock County) offer the BAAS program. 

For more information about UW-Baraboo/Sauk County or the BAAS degree program, visit baraboo.uwc.edu.  Commencement ceremonies for all students earning a degree during the 2016/17 academic year will be held at the UW-Baraboo/Sauk County campus on Saturday, May 20, 2017 beginning at 10 a.m.




Shawna Connor