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Jul 13, 2022 | TCU Press Releases

The College’s annual celebration will be held at Menominee Casino Resort

KESHENA, WI – The College of Menominee Nation (CMN) will be hosting their 2022 Commencement at the Menominee Casino Resort Conference Center on Saturday, May 21 in the Five Clans Ballroom. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m.

The Commencement Speaker for this year’s event is Jennifer Gauthier. Gauthier is an enrolled member of the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin. She serves as Community Development Educator at the UW-Division of Extension on the CMN campus. Recently, Gauthier was one of six women awarded the prestigious Outstanding Women of Color Award by the University of Wisconsin.

Additionally, Tashina Guzman, current CMN student who will be obtaining her Associate of Arts and Sciences in Early Childhood Education, will represent the class of 2022 as Student Speaker. Guzman already has a previous associate degree from the College and is currently working in her home community as a Menominee Language Immersion Teacher.

The College is excited about this significant milestone and looks forward to celebrating the graduates in-person. A brunch with the College President will be held the day before for graduates to rehearse and receive a headshot for their personal portfolios.

For those wanting to watch the ceremony, it will be live-streamed. Please watch the CMN Facebook page for updates on this live event. Congratulations to all 2022 graduates! The College of Menominee Nation is proud of all our graduates and admires the dedication they have.


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