UW Oshkosh to welcome new academic year with Opening Day Convocation, Honors events 

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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh will kick off the start of the new academic year with two special assemblies and celebrations. 

An Opening Day Convocation will be held at 3 p.m. Sept. 1 in Ballroom 227 of Reeve Memorial Union. Provost John Koker and Chancellor Andrew Leavitt will present the outlook for the year, followed by a time of fellowship and appreciation for faculty and staff at 4 p.m. UW System President Jay Rothman, making his first official visit to UW Oshkosh, will be a special guest. 

The next week, an Opening Day Honors event is set for 8:30 a.m. Sept. 6 at the Culver Family Welcome Center, featuring recognition of employee award-winners and years-of-service milestones. 

Faculty and staff are invited to attend both events and recognize the many achievements of the past year and celebrate the start of the 2022-23 academic year. For more information, visit uwo.sh/openingday. 

UW Oshkosh is home to 9,703 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students on three campuses. With more than 250 majors, minors and certificate programs, UW Oshkosh offers one of the largest program arrays in Wisconsin.