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Commencement 2022

Congratulations to all 2022 graduates!

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. 

This event will require individuals to be masked and socially distanced.

For those wanting to watch the ceremony, it will be live-streamed via Zoom and viewable here.
Please watch the CMN Facebook page for updates on this live event.


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.

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

Reminders for Graduates

  • Graduates are allowed five (5) guests to attend the ceremony. Every guest entering the building, including children, will need to present their ticket prior to entering the building. Graduates do not need a ticket. Tickets are available in the Welcome Center in Glen Miller Hall by Denise Madosh, GM101M. 
  • Please watch your student email for updates from Denise Madosh regarding cap and gown pick up.
  • The Brunch with the President on Friday, May 20 will begin at 11 am in the Bear Room of the Menominee Casino Resort with Commencement Rehearsal to follow in the Five Clans Ballroom. You are allowed one guest to accompany you and remember to dress to impress for your professional headshot! If you have not received your invitation for this event, please reach out to Debra Downs at