Concordia University Wisconsin’s Virtual 2020 Commencement will feature two-time national champion, Heisman Trophy winner, and current ESPN analyst Tim Tebow. The special address is made possible by a gracious sponsorship from a friend of the university.

To celebrate the May and December 2020 graduates of Concordia University Wisconsin, CUW will hold a virtual commencement ceremony on Saturday, December 12 at 1:30 p.m. CT. A pre-event photo tribute will begin at 1:15 p.m. CT. 

The ceremony will include special salutations from academic and university leaders, a student address, and featured speaker Tim Tebow, and more. While graduates’ names will not be announced during this ceremony, a list of 2020 graduates will be made available prior to the ceremony on the graduation webpage.

Graduates, family, friends, and supporters are invited to tune in at on December 12 at 1:30 p.m. CT. No RSVP needed. Following the Dec. 12 premiere, a recording will remain available for a period for on-demand viewing.

On-campus photo opportunity, Dec. 7-11

Concordia University is offering graduates a special opportunity to mark the milestone with photos on campus, while still observing COVID constraints. Beginning Monday, December 7 through Friday, December 11, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Luther Hall Lobby (main campus entrance lobby), graduates can come by for individual photos.

During this event, it is very important that graduates understand they must continue to remain a COVID conscious campus and follow the safety protocols that have been put in place to keep everyone safe. Everyone must wear a mask and follow physical distancing guidelines.

Please note that no professional photographer will be present. You and your guests will take your own photos. Each graduate can bring two family members or friends to accompany them. Be sure to share your pictures with us by using #CUWgrad2020 when posting!

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More about December Commencement Speaker Tim Tebow

Tim Tebow is a two-time national champion, first-round NFL draft pick and Heisman Trophy winner. In addition, he serves as a college football analyst for ESPN. Prior to joining ESPN Tebow played three years in the NFL for the Denver Broncos and the New York Jets. Currently, Tebow is currently pursuing a career in professional baseball as a member of the New York Mets organization.

Tebow is the author of three New York Times Best Selling books; Through My Eyes, which was named the #1 sports and religion book of 2011 and Shaken: “Discovering your True Identity in the Midst of Life’s Storms” which released in 2016 and won the 2017 Evangelical Christian Publishers Association Book of the Year. Tebow released his third New York Times bestseller, This Is The Day, in September of 2018.

Tim Tebow grew up the son of missionaries and has returned to the Philippines several times throughout his life to spread God’s word and do the Lord’s work by serving the needy.

The Tim Tebow Foundation was established in 2010 with the goal to bring Faith, Hope, and Love to those needing a brighter day in their darkest hour of need. The foundation fulfills this mission every day by making dreams come true for children with life-threatening illnesses, building Timmy’s Playrooms in children’s hospitals, providing life-changing surgeries to children of the Philippines through the Tebow CURE Hospital, sponsoring Night to Shine, a nationwide prom and worldwide movement for people with special needs, providing care for orphans in six countries and adoption aid grants for families who choose to adopt an international child with special needs.

Tim is married to Demi-Leigh Tebow (née Nel-Peters) who is a South African model and former beauty queen who was crowned Miss Universe 2017. She was crowned Miss South Africa 2017, and is the second Miss Universe winner from South Africa.

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