Submitted by Deb Toftness, Communications Specialist, UWRF

RIVER FALLS, WI – The following local residents were among 744 students to receive degrees from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls in May. Bachelor's degrees were awarded to 630 undergraduates while 114 students received master's degrees.

Jennifer Pulk, of Elmwood, Wisconsin, received a Bachelor of Social Work degree, Social Work

The following students from Spring Valley, Wisconsin received their degrees from UW-River Falls: Carissa Baier, Master of Science, Communication Sciences and Disorders, Kevin Fesenmaier, Bachelor of Science, Dairy Science, Sophia Koch, Bachelor of Science, Journalism, Summa Cum Laude and Trenton Miller, Bachelor of Science, Dairy Science.

Bryan Bednarek, of Wilson, Wisconsin, received a Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Business, Cum Laude.

Founded in 1874, the University of Wisconsin-River Falls is located in a scenic community just 30 miles from downtown St. Paul. UW-River Falls students are empowered, beginning in their first semester, to participate in groundbreaking research, global travel, and collaborative learning with award-winning and caring faculty. This commitment to academic excellence has led to UW-River Falls consistently being named a Best College in the Midwest.

Congratulations graduates!