Honoring the past as graduates celebrate their future - UW Oshkosh Today
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With family and friends looking on, Sheila Knox was recognized with an honorary doctorate degree. She is a member of the Oshkosh 94, the group of former Wisconsin State University-Oshkosh students who, on Thursday, Nov. 21, 1968—Black Thursday—expressed their commitment to inclusive ideals and goals for the institution with a demonstration in the office of administration. The Oshkosh 94 demanded improved experiences for students of color, were arrested and expelled from the University and the then-Wisconsin State University System.