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WINTER COMMENCEMENT DECEMBER 14, 2013 n BACCALAUREATE CEREMONY

WHITE AUDITORIUM 9:30 A.M.

n DOCTORATE, SPECIALIST, AND MASTERS CEREMONY

ALBERT TAYLOR HALL 2:00 P.M.


BOARD OF REGENTS Hon. Fred Logan, Chairperson, Leawood Hon. Shane Bangerter, Dodge City Hon. Ann Brandau-Murguia, Kansas City Hon. Mildred Edwards, Topeka Hon. Tim Emert, Independence Hon. Ed McKechnie, Arcadia Hon. Robba Moran, Hays Hon. Helen Van Etten, Topeka Hon. Kenny Wilk, Lansing

2013 DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI Dr. Linda Fran Bluth (MS, 1966, Psychology) Anita G. Pahmahmie Evans (BSE, 1980, Physical Education) John David Schramm II (BFA, 1985, Theatre) Tom Thornbrugh (BA, 1969, Speech)

2013 OUTSTANDING RECENT GRADUATES School of Business Jeremy Rusco (BSB, 2006, Business Administration) College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Ashton Ludden (BFA, 2009, Engraving and Printmaking) School of Library and Information Management Michele Burke (MLS, 2006, Library Science) The Teachers College Emily Aronis (BS, 2006, Health Promotion)

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Baccalaureate Program...........................................................4 Honor Graduates.....................................................................5 Baccalaureate Degree Candidates.........................................6 Doctorate, Specialist, and Masters Program.....................10 Doctorate, Specialist, and Masters Candidates.................11

ESU ALMA MATER Words by Tom Isern, Music by Joseph Ott Shall we exalt our University True to our forebears and posterity? Our finest efforts we shall yield In classroom, concert, lab and field And cheers for ESU Shall we remember in our future years Bold shouts of victory or sentimental tears? Then shall the memories abound; We made these hallowed halls resound With cheers for ESU With cheers for ESU

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BACCALAUREATE PROGRAM PROCESSIONAL ...................................... “Triumphal March” from “Aida” .......................................................Giuseppe Verdi ESU Brass Ensemble, Dr. Gary Ziek, Director FACULTY MARSHAL....................................................................................................................................... Dr. David R. Edds 2013 Roe R. Cross Distinguished Professor (Biological Sciences) STAR SPANGLED BANNER .............................................................................................................................Andrea Garritano Lecturer in Music INTRODUCTION............................................................................................................................................ Dr. David P. Cordle Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs WELCOME...............................................................................................................................................Dr. Michael D. Shonrock President, Emporia State University BOARD OF REGENTS............................................................................................................... The Honorable Shane Bangerter Dodge City ADDRESS............................................................................................................................................................ Dr. David R. Edds 2013 Roe R. Cross Distinguished Professor (Biological Sciences) PRESIDENTIAL AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO DIVERSITY.............................................Dr. Sheryl Lidzy CONFERRING OF DEGREES:

Michael D. Shonrock, President

David P. Cordle, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Marie Miller, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Kristie Ogilvie, Dean, School of Business

Kenneth Weaver, Dean, The Teachers College

Scott Waters, Professor, Elementary Education, Early Childhood, and Special Education

CONCLUDING REMARKS................................................................................................................... Dr. Michael D. Shonrock ESU ALMA MATER........................................................................................................................................... Andrea Garritano RECESSIONAL................................................ “Trumpet Tune and Air”............................................................... Henry Purcell ESU Brass Ensemble

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HONOR GRADUATES The students listed below have distinguished themselves at Emporia State University through their academic performance. Those graduating With Honors completed at least six honors courses or activities through participation in the University Honors Program and had an overall grade point average of 3.5 out of a possible 4.0. Those graduating With High Honors completed an honors thesis in addition to the requirements for graduation With Honors. Those graduating Cum Laude have earned an overall grade point average of at least 3.5 out of a possible 4.0. Those graduating Magna Cum Laude have earned an overall grade point average of at least 3.7. Those graduating Summa Cum Laude have earned an overall grade point average of at least 3.9.

SUMMA CUM LAUDE

Adams, Annelise; Emporia Greene, Neucasha Paige; Emporia Harder, Sarah Michelle; Wichita McKinney, Kayla Ann; Olathe Roberts, Kelly Noel; Hutchinson Takami, Masatoshi; Emporia

MAGNA CUM LAUDE

Beerbower, Bridgette; Emporia Bretches, Kristi D.; Emporia Conner, Kathleen R.; El Dorado East, Erin Faith; Emporia Hissong, Rachael Renae; Oskaloosa Hoag, Charles Edwin; Emporia Hopkins, Nicole Dawn; Ottawa Leiker, Jessica A.; Silver Lake Mather, Kayla Marie; Basehor Neal, Kameron Alonzo; Emporia Niedens, Molly R.; Great Bend Palmer, Debra Lisa; Olathe Polly, Andrew Ray; Emporia Ratliff, Patty Lynn; Kansas City Riggs, Elizabeth Ann; Leawood Rodda, Kristen Lachey; Abilene Schmale, Danielle N.; Emporia Schultz, Kevin Michael; Hesston Smith, Bethany Elizabeth; Lebo Spotts, Jessica Suzanne; Emporia Strecker, Caitlin Rose; Topeka Talley, Briana Noel; Junction City Trejo, Michelle Rene; Emporia Yang, Hui; Emporia

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CUM LAUDE

Alrshed, Afnan; Emporia Anders, Germania Geneva ; Emporia Anderson, Stephanie Kay; Emporia Bauck, Kayla Michelle; Emporia Brokaw, Courtney Nicole; Topeka Burnside, Regina Yvette; Kansas City Chen, Yuhao; Emporia Clark, Adrienn F.; Cheney Dierker, Joni Bea; Prairie Village Dugan, Kayla Lynn; Topeka Fagan, Miranda Lyn; Burlingame Flack, Angela Kathleen; Overland Park Foos, Aubreigh Paige; Emporia Foust, Anthony Alan; Emporia Gardner, Michelle Rose; Emporia Harman, Kari Elizabeth; Emporia Harris, Robyn Renee; Kansas City Hauser, Todd D.; Emporia Hoshino, Yukii; Emporia Jones, Whitney Ciera; Shawnee Mission Madill, Shawn L.; Topeka Miller, Jeffrey Blake; Shawnee Moore, Daniel Gregory; Overland Park Newton, Heather Lorraine; Olathe Patton, Sheldon Michael; Wichita Peterson, Rachel Elizabeth; Emporia Phoenix, Natasha Jean; Garden City Ranalli, Kristen Marie; Emporia Reichmann, Ashton Wade; Emporia Sandoval-Gonzalez, Liliana; Kansas City Slinkard, Victoria Marie; Emporia Stohs, Andrea Louise; Reading Streeter, Ryan Neil; Topeka Swift, Donetta D.; Emporia Walbridge, Lauren Margaret; Overland Park Wang, Tongyu; Emporia Widen, Chelsey A.; Concordia Zarr, Arielle Elizabeth; Overland Park

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BACCALAUREATE DEGREE CANDIDATES This commencement program lists students who are participating in commencement exercises. It does not constitute an official record of students who have completed degree requirements.

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF ARTS LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES

Adger, Lori Ellen; Emporia; Crime and Delinquency Studies, Sociology Barrett, Jessica May; Council Grove; English, Creative Writing Clark, Adrienn F.; Cheney; Political Science, Ethnic and Gender Studies Denton, Jackie Lyne; Alta Vista; Communication Denton, Natalie Nicole; Emporia; English, Creative Writing Dugan, Kayla Lynn; Topeka; English, Creative Writing East, Erin Faith; Emporia; Music Greene, Neucasha Paige; New Providence, Nass, Bahamas; Communication Harper, Jeannie Anne; Emporia; Theatre Hoshino, Yukii; Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan; Communication, Leadership Katsura, Ryoko; Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan; Music Kim, Ye Jin; Pohang, South Korea; Music Krenger, Rosalie Sue; Emporia; English, Creative Writing Langdon, Ashley Rose; Topeka; Political Science, National Security Market, Lee Andrew; Leavenworth; History, Modern Language Nuss, Cameron J.; Conway Springs; Music, Business O’Dell, Bethanie Reay; Emporia; English, Creative Writing Osterbuhr, Emily Elise; Neodesha; Political Science, Public Affairs , Psychology Son, Ju Won; Seoul, South Korea; Communication Stodter, Sandra Sue; El Dorado; Communication Sun, Xiang; Xi’an, People’s Republic of China; Music Thompson, Kyle Eugene; Emporia; Political Science, National Security, History Trejo, Michelle Rene; Carbondale; Modern Language, Business

Bak, Juhye Grace; Jun Ju, South Korea; Art Bowman, Garret Linden; Iola; Theatre Brown, Benjamin James; Lawrence; Art, Art History Finley, Olivia Mary Katherine; Coffeyville; Communication, Ethnic and Gender Studies Green, Bennie Lee; Yates Center; Art, Art History Jost, Lexey Susanne; Hutchinson; Theatre Koetkemeyer, Mike L.; Emporia; Theatre Morris, Lance Kristofer; Coffeyville; Art Parkin, Macy Michelle; Emporia; Art Rosenbrook, Ruthanne Marie; Merriam; Theatre Thornburgh, Brock Mounkes; Osage City; Art

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CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF INTEGRATED STUDIES LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES

Stribling, Brandon A.; Missouri City, TX Sturdevant, Adam Douglas; Paola

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES Abson, Mary Christian; Kansas City Almendarez, Matilde; Lawrence Beerbower, Michelle; Emporia Clinton, Melissa Dawn; Cedar Point Compton, Denee C.; Overland Park Conner, Kathleen R.; El Dorado Denning, Jason Timothy; Wichita Henson, Sherri Lynn; Council Grove Hissong, Rachael Renae; Oskaloosa Holloway, Michael William; Emporia Hulse, Jamie Lynn; Lawrence Hutchinson, Kelly Ann; Olathe Jeffery, John Tyler; Emporia Lundblom, Ashley May; Emporia Miller, Anthony L.; Emporia

Partridge, Sean Trey; Tucson, AZ Randolph, Serena Lou; Emporia Reynolds, Benjamin Alan; Tonganoxie Sanders, Nicole Anne; Overland Park Stodter, Karen Wynne; Emporia Stone, Janet Lee; Emporia Stromberg, Jeffrey Dale; Lawrence Tanner, Michelle; Emporia Taylor, Dane F.; Fredonia Willmott, Robert Travis; North Arlington, NJ Zirkle, Megan; Independence, MO

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF MUSIC EDUCATION LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES Day, Riley T.; De Soto; Music Education Foust, Anthony Alan; Emporia; Music Education Stiers, Seth Thomas; Holton; Music Education

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF MUSIC LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES Takami, Masatoshi; Sayho-Gun Hyogo, Japan; Music

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES Ahn, Doh Gyoung; Gyeonggi-do, South Korea; Art Bartlett, Christopher Michael; Lenexa; History, Ethnic and Gender Studies Bowers, Shanese Nicole; Topeka; Sociology Brosseau, Samantha Rachelle; Olathe; Crime and Delinquency Studies Buenger, Hannah Grace; Osage City; Biology Bullock, Taylor Marjorie; Bel Aire; Sociology Carlos, Jaime; Emporia; Earth Science, Geospatial Analysis Chanay, Matthew W.; Pomona; Biology, Business

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BACCALAUREATE DEGREE CANDIDATES Chen, Yuhao; Shantou, Guangdong, People’s Republic of China; Economics Chiddix, Charles Lucas; Spring Hill; Political Science, Public Affairs Cowing, Dillon Ray; Clay Center; Physics, Mathematics Diaz, Raul; Emporia; Sociology Dunlap, Amy Lynn; Wylie, TX; Communication, Theatre, Music Eisenhut, Kari Nicole; Alta Vista; Communication Gove, Zachary Ryan; Overland Park; Biology Hauser, Todd D.; Humboldt; Crime and Delinquency Studies, Business Henson, Wesley John; Perry; Biology Koelsch, Todd William; Emporia; Physics Kuang, Junyu; Taishan, People’s Republic of China; Economics Lawson, Nicole Diane; Burlington; Earth Science, Paleontology Li, Ziwei; Xi’an, People’s Republic of China; Economics, Mathematics Lindhorn, Victoria Anne; Emporia; Crime and Delinquency Studies Mdindi, Nashon N.; Emporia; Sociology Monsalve-Jones, Leslie Clarissa; Santa Fe, NM; Information Resource Studies Nomura, Kristin Mariko; Emporia; Biology Peterson, Jordan Rae; Shawnee; Crime and Delinquency Studies Price, Candice Charise; Emporia; Communication Purohit, Riddhi Subhashchandra; Emporia; Biology Reichmann, Ashton Wade; Maize; Biology Roether, Zachary Dave; Junction City; Communication Schmale, Danielle N.; Salina; Information Resource Studies, Information Systems, Psychology Schoenfeld, Tabetha Faye; Topeka; Biology Shimono, Takayoshi; Tachikawa-Shi, Tokyo, Japan; Economics Slade, Lawrence Jordan; Derby; Crime and Delinquency Studies Sonesen, Kathleen Elizabeth; Emporia; Biology Sparks, Jade L.; Arkansas City; Communication

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Seinle, Arielle Christine; Wichita; Earth Science, Paleontology Stringer, Shae Heather; Lawrence; Mathematics, Modern Language Swan, Michael Scot; Madison; Communication, Marketing Unruh, Joshua Michael; Emporia; Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics Vanderford, Mason Tigh; Princeton; Biology Watts, Samantha Dell; Madison; Social Sciences Weiner, Amanda Lucille; Emporia; Crime and Delinquency Studies White, Danica Elaine; Emporia; History, Ethnic and Gender Studies Wise, Tomi J.; Derby; Communication Wolfe, Jeffery Duncan; Emporia; Biology Yang, Xiran; Shenyang Liaoning, People’s Republic of China; Chemistry

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Fu, Qiong; Liaoning, People’s Republic of China; Computer Science Hagler, Dakota O’Keith; Gilmer, TX; Computer Science, Mathematics Neal, Kameron Alonzo; Emporia; Computer Science, Mathematics, Crime and Delinquency Studies Sprecker, David A.; Americus; Computer Science

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Almatar, Raed Noh; Alhassa, Saudi Arabia; Marketing Anderson, Stephanie Kay; Emporia; Accounting Banzhaf, Nicole Rebecca; Burlingame; Accounting Bash, Jeremy C.; Lawrence; Business Administration Benkovich, Breck Alexandra; Mission; Business Administration Bretches, Kristi D.; McPherson; AccountingBrzon, Kaleb M.; Concordia; Business Administration

Clark, Taylor; Emporia; Management Cleveland, Tyler James; Eudora; Management Combs, Lerin Michele; Gardner; Accounting Conard, Isaac James; Olathe; Information Systems Crispell, Christina Alexandra; Prairie Village; Accounting Danders, Katie Marie; Fairway; Business Administration Davis, Travers Scott; Fairway; Accounting Dzurick, Jennifer Daun; Olathe; Accounting Frazer, Elizabeth L.; Olathe; Accounting Guo, Xiaomeng; Xi’an, Shaanxi, People’s Republic of China; Business Administration Harris, Robyn Renee; Kansas City, MO; Accounting Holmes, Cornelia E; Kansas City; Business Administration Horn, Kirstin Anna; Shawnee; Management Jeon, Hyeon Tae; Pohang, Korea, South; Business Administration Kern, Reanna Rose; Emporia; Accounting Lauer, Joseph E.; Cottonwood Falls; Business Administration Li, Boyuan; Xi’an, People’s Republic of China; Business Administration McGovern, Adam Charles; Kansas City, MO; Business Administration Messersmith, Thomas Lee; Olathe; Information Systems Michalek, Michael A.; Lawrence; Accounting Orchard, Tanner James; Andover; Management Pedroza, Stephen Edward; Shawnee Mission; Management, Marketing Polly, Andrew Ray; Broken Arrow, OK; Management Ranalli, Kristen Marie; Emporia; Accounting Roths, Jessica S.; Wichita; Business Administration Sayler, Tara Lyn; Lawrence; Business Administration Sharifian, Darice Homa; Olathe; Accounting Skillett, Lauren Ashley; Olathe; Business Administration

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BACCALAUREATE DEGREE CANDIDATES Slinkard, Victoria Marie; Medicine Lodge; Management Steffen, Matthew Paul; Wichita; Marketing Stohs, Andrea Louise; Gridley; Business Administration Streeter, Ryan Neil; Topeka; Information Systems Su, Lingzi; Xi’an, Shaanxi, People’s Republic of China; Accounting Sun, Zhu; Xi’an, Shaanxi, People’s Republic of China; Accounting Tabares, Lindsi K.; Emporia; Accounting Tan, Yefei; Dalian, Liaoning, People’s Republic of China; Accounting Tapia, Jacob Edward; Winfield; Business Administration, Marketing Terao, Hidenori; Fukoka, Japan; Accounting Truong, Mary K.; Wichita; Business Administration Wang, Tongyu; Liaoning, People’s Republic of China; Marketing Warner, Scott Howard; Neosho Rapids; Information Systems Weibel, Blake Everett; Topeka; Marketing

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF ARTS THE TEACHERS COLLEGE Engel, Aubrey R.; La Crosse; Psychology, Sociology, Modern Languages Spotts, Jessica Suzanne; Overland Park; Psychology Zuniga, Esenia; Emporia; Psychology, Sociology

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE THE TEACHERS COLLEGE Adams, Annelise M.; Emporia; Health Promotion, Communication Alrshed, Afnan; Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Psychology Bent, Jed Aaron; Emporia; Rehabilitation Services Education Bradley, Latricia T.; Emporia; Health Promotion Brewer, Jessica Danielle; Kansas City, MO; Health Promotion Coleman, Whitney Elyse; Emporia; Psychology 8

Cortez, Francisco Starns; Ellinwood; Recreation, Leadership Eylar, Kathleen Nicole; Atchison; Psychology, Sociology Graham, Brantrel; Wichita; Psychology Harman, Kari Elizabeth; Emporia; Psychology, Art Howze, Vincent Lee; Raymore, MO; Recreation Huffman, Kathleen Anne; Belton, MO; Psychology, Sociology Hung, Kwong Kwan; Hong Kong, People’s Republic of China; Psychology, Sociology Hunter, Chelsea Jean; Junction City; Psychology, Anthropology Jackson, Deandre T.; Kansas City, MO; Recreation Krenger, Joshua James; Emporia; Psychology, Crime and Delinquency Studies Lee, Sul Hee; Pohang, South Korea; Psychology, Sociology Lewis, Michael David; Osage City; Recreation Martin, Mitchell Robert; Emporia; Recreation Mason, Stephen Codding; Lawrence; Recreation Morgan, Mark Davis; White City; Rehabilitation Services Education Neer, Kayla Janae; Emporia; Psychology, Sociology Niedens, Molly R.; Great Bend; Health Promotion Olvera, Yeraldin B.; Emporia; Psychology Sanchez, Nicholas C.; Wakefield; Recreation Seely, Megan Taylor; Louisburg; Athletic Training Sights, Christopher Aaron; Forest Hill, TX; Recreation Swift, Donetta D.; Emporia; Rehabilitation Services Education Takasuka, Yusuke; Saijoshi, Ehime, Japan; Recreation Taylor, Joshua Ray; Denver, CO; Recreation Thomas, Lindsey Ann; Emporia; Psychology Treinen, Courtney Dawn; Emporia; Psychology Trotter, Ashton Dawn; Wichita; Recreation

Turner, Craig William; Emporia; Recreation Weaver, Tyrone T.; Fort Scott; Recreation, Coaching Wiese, Janice K.; Topeka; Psychology, Music

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION THE TEACHERS COLLEGE (ELEMENTARY) Anders, Germania Geneva; Emporia; Elementary Education Baker, Ashley Marie; Olathe; Elementary Education Berry, Tammy Kay; Kansas City; Elementary Education Stemler, Courtney Nicole; Silver Lake; Elementary Education Burnside, Regina Yvette; Kansas City; Elementary Education Dierker, Joni Bea; Prairie Village; Elementary Education Estrada-Espinoza, Manuel; Emporia; Elementary Education Fagan, Miranda Lyn; Burlingame; Elementary Education Farrell, Ashley D.; Ottawa; Elementary Education Flack, Angela Kathleen; Overland Park; Elementary Education Foos, Aubreigh Paige; Derby; Elementary Education Frayer, Bridget Lynn; Kansas City; Elementary Education Gabel, Kena M.; Overland Park; Elementary Education Glynn, Holly Marie; Mission; Elementary Education Harder, Sarah Michelle; Wichita; Elementary Education, Modern Language Hopkins, Nicole Dawn; Ottawa; Elementary Education Hutchins, Casey Eugene; Kansas City; Elementary Education Jesseph, Breanna Renee; Merriam; Elementary Education Jones, Whitney Ciera; Shawnee Mission; Elementary Education Mather, Kayla Marie; Basehor; Elementary Education EMPORIA STATE UNIVERSITY


BACCALAUREATE DEGREE CANDIDATES McIntyre, Emily Laura; Overland Park; Elementary Education Moore, Daniel Gregory; Overland Park; Elementary Education Newton, Heather Lorraine; Olathe; Elementary Education Palmer, Debra Lisa; Olathe; Elementary Education Post, Natalie Anne; Kansas City; Elementary Education Price, Mackenzie L.; Overland Park; Elementary Education Ratliff, Patty Lynn; Kansas City; Elementary Education Riggs, Elizabeth Ann; Leawood; Elementary Education Rodda, Kristen Lachey; Abilene; Elementary Education Sandoval-Gonzalez, Liliana; Kansas City; Elementary Education Self, Jennifer Lynn; Shawnee Mission; Elementary Education Shumate, Victoria Diane; Overland Park; Elementary Education Smith, Angela Denise; Lyndon; Elementary Education Smith, Bethany Elizabeth; Lebo; Elementary Education Strecker, Caitlin Rose; Topeka; Elementary Education Talley, Briana Noel; Junction City; Elementary Education Taylor, Lauren Marie; Gardner; Elementary Education Valles, Juliana; Emporia; Elementary Education Viglini, Venus A.; Bonner Springs; Elementary Education Widen, Chelsey A.; Concordia; Elementary Education Yang, Hui; Shantau, Guangdong, People’s Republic of China; Elementary Education

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Yeargin, Chad Maurice De-Von; Emporia; Elementary Education Zarr, Arielle Elizabeth; Overland Park; Elementary Education Zimmerman, Rachel Dawn; Topeka; Elementary Education

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION THE TEACHERS COLLEGE (SECONDARY) Arevalo, Eva Natgelli; Emporia; Modern Language Bauck, Kayla Michelle; Vassar; English, Creative Writing Brady, Kevin C.; Lawrence; Social Sciences Bright, Matthew James; Emporia; Physical Education, Coaching Clock, Kristina Ann; Emporia; Social Sciences Cuadra, Matthew Robert; Emporia; Mathematics Cummings, Jocelyn Marie; Overland Park; Mathematics Dhority, Jessica Ann; Reading; Business Education Eddy, Kenneth F.; Ellsworth; Social Sciences Gardner, Michelle Rose; Emporia; English, Creative Writing Hanson, Blake Michael; Emporia; Social Sciences Hoag, Charles Edwin; Lawrence; Social Sciences King, Zakarey Allen; Emporia; Physical Education Lamer, Steven Andrew; Waverly; Social Sciences Leiker, Jessica A.; Colby; Mathematics

Litvak, Aaron Joseph; Emporia; Mathematics Madill, Shawn L.; Topeka; Mathematics Maguire, Joshua Christian; Emporia; English, Coaching McKinney, Kayla Ann; Olathe; English, Creative Writing Owen, Skyler David; Topeka; Physical Education, Coaching, Health Patton, Sheldon Michael; Wichita; Social Sciences Perkins, Leah Michelle; Wichita; Mathematics Peterson, Rachel Elizabeth; Lenexa; Mathematics Rainbolt, Tanner W.; Shawnee; Physical Education Rhodes, Samuel Oscar; De Soto; Social Sciences Roberts, Ashley Nicole; Basehor; Physical Education, Coaching Roberts, James A.; Emporia; Physical Education Roberts, Kelly Noel; Hutchinson; Speech & Theatre & English, Ethnic and Gender Studies, Theatre Scheidt, Anjelica Grace; Junction City; Physical Education & Health Education Schultz, Kevin Michael; Hesston; Social Sciences Schweiger, Mary Anne; Shawnee; Art Tapia, Jacob Edward; Winfield; Business Education Trenhaile, Thomas D.; McKinney, TX; Social Sciences, History Walbridge, Lauren Margaret; Overland Park; English, Modern Language Watson, Melisa S; Council Grove; Social Sciences & Psychology

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DOCTORATE, SPECIALIST, AND MASTERS PROGRAM PROCESSIONAL ...................................... “Triumphal March” from “Aida” .......................................................Giuseppe Verdi ESU Brass Ensemble, Dr. Gary Ziek, Director FACULTY MARSHAL....................................................................................................................................... Dr. David R. Edds 2013 Roe R. Cross Distinguished Professor (Biological Sciences) STAR SPANGLED BANNER .............................................................................................................................Andrea Garritano Lecturer in Music INTRODUCTION............................................................................................................................................ Dr. David P. Cordle Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs WELCOME...............................................................................................................................................Dr. Michael D. Shonrock President, Emporia State University REMARKS.................................................................................................................................... The Honorable Shane Bangerter Dodge City CONFERRING OF DEGREES:

Michael D. Shonrock, President

David P. Cordle, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Gwen Alexander, Dean, School of Library and Information Management

Kathy Ermler, Dean, Graduate School and Distance Education

Marie Miller, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Kristie Ogilvie, Dean, School of Business

Kenneth Weaver, Dean, The Teachers College

Mel Storm, Interim Chair and Professor, English, Modern Languages, and Journalism

CONCLUDING REMARKS................................................................................................................... Dr. Michael D. Shonrock ESU ALMA MATER........................................................................................................................................... Andrea Garritano RECESSIONAL................................................ “Trumpet Tune and Air”............................................................... Henry Purcell ESU Brass Ensemble

A professional photographer has been engaged to take photographs of each graduate as he or she crosses the platform. If you require medical assistance contact the nearest Emporia State University police officer.

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DOCTORATE, SPECIALIST, AND MASTERS CANDIDATES CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY SCHOOL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT Cast-Brede, Melissa; Omaha, Nebraska Dissertation: ACADEMIC LIBRARIANS’ ROLE IN GATEKEEPING: THE INFLUENCE OF VENDOR LABELING ON ACADEMIC LIBRARY COLLECTIONS Committee: Dr. Mirah Dow (chair), Dr. Gwen Alexander, Dr. Kathy Ermler, Dr. John Hill Musa, Abdullahi I.; Soba, Nigeria Dissertation: RESISTANCE TO POLIO IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION IN KANO, NIGERIA Committee: Dr. Ronald Freeze (chair), Dr. Gwen Alexander, Dr. Kathy Ermler, Dr. Mirah Dow, Dr. Andrew Smith

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF ARTS LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES Bent, Shiree M.; Emporia; English Thesis: ECHOED IDENTITIES: CHARLOTTE DELBO AND PRIMO LEVI’S PERCEPTION OF SELF IN THEIR CONCENTRATION CAMP AUTOBIOGRAPHIES Major: Dr. Roxane Riegler

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES Evans, Jaclyn R.; Bentonville, Arkansas; Social Science

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF MUSIC LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES Barrett, Kelly R.; Emporia Barrett, Samuel H.; Emporia Hancock, Amelia R.; Eskridge Hunt, Erica L.; Iola Tian, Yuxiao; Guangzhou, China

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CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF SCIENCE LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES Algadeer, Maryem; Emporia; Mathematics Allain, Marco L.; Bakersfield, California; Physical Science Cooper, Steve; Winfield; Mathematics Davidson, Robert K.; Ottawa; Physical Science Delmott, Skyler E.; Emporia; Biology Thesis: ZEBRA MUSSEL MATURATION AND SEASONAL GAMETOGENESIS IN MARION RESERVOIR, KANSAS Major Professor: Dr. David Edds Feaster, Ashley D.; Topeka; Physical Science Johnson, Bradley D.; Lawrence; Physical Science Thesis: IDENTIFYING OSCILLATIONS AND TELECONNECTIONS THAT MAY IMPACT SNOWFALL IN NORTHEAST AND EAST CENTRAL KANSAS 1951-2011: A REGIONAL CLIMATE ANALYSIS AND STUDY ON PREDICTION POTENTIAL Major Professor: Dr. Richard Sleezer Konda, Casey L.; Topeka; Mathematics Li, Xiaotong; Emporia; Mathematics Thesis: MODEL SELECTION TECHNIQUES FOR MULTIPLE LINEAR REGRESSION Major Professor: Dr. Larry Scott Mallonee, Cathryn L.; Olathe; Physical Science Thesis: AN EVALUATION OF SILICA AS AN INDICATOR OF AQUIFER HETEROGENTIY AND ASR EFFICIENCY IN THE CHAO PHYARA RIVER AQUIFER, CENTRAL THAILAND Major Professor: Dr. Marcia K. Schulmeister Moran, Richard R.; Rangely, Colorado; Physical Science Reardon, Mary M.; Clovis, New Mexico; Physical Science Smith, Benjamin R.; De Soto; Biology Thesis: ZEBRA MUSSELS IN THE NEOSHO RIVER BASIN: ECOLOGY AND ECONOMICS Major Professor: Dr. David Edds

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Becker, Amy L.; Topeka Carlson, Zachary T.; Topeka Ellis, Corey L.; Hutchinson Huang, Sipei; Beijing, China Ishihara, Erika; Emporia Ji, Weiwei; Dalian, China Kratzberg, Lyndsey A.; Olathe Kushner, Bradley E.; Shawnee Lauterbach, Li Chen; Shawnee Li, Ran; Beijing, China Liang, Guizi; Dalian, China McCall, John D.; Olathe Sellers, Tyler S.; Overland Park Smith, Candace K.; Emporia Swogger, Kraig; Overland Park Terrell, Cameo E.; Emporia Zhang, Jialu; Shenzhen, China Zhang, Jian; Dalian, China Zhang, Zhengqi; Shaanxi, China

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF SCIENCE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Martin, Leslie D.; Overland Park; Business Education

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF ARTS THE TEACHERS COLLEGE Ballos, Arthur E.; Wichita; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Dai, Ruinan; Boston, Massachusetts; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Kim, Jee Yoon; Pohang, South Korea; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Lee, Sun Suk; Seoul, South Korea; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Ransom, Melissa K.; Overland Park; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Wilborn, Anne C.; Overland Park; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

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DOCTORATE, SPECIALIST, AND MASTERS CANDIDATES CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF EDUCATION THE TEACHERS COLLEGE Burks, Lizette A.; Lawrence Conover, Cary H.; Wichita Hansen, Staci A.; Newton Kochenower, Brett B.; Wichita Quiñones, Diana C.; Topeka Thomas, Robert J.; Larned Troutman, Krystal M.; Osawatomie Vargas Bezzubikoff, Rommy; Wichita

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF SCIENCE THE TEACHERS COLLEGE Adams, Megan K.; Kansas City; Instructional Design and Technology Alfayez, Abdulaziz A.; Emporia; Instructional Design and Technology Amend, Cade W.; Emporia; Mental Health Counseling Ary, Hollie A.; Copake, New York; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Ashley, Natalie L.; Kansas City; Instructional Design and Technology Ast, John Parker; Onaga; Special Education Azeltine, Ashley R.; Overland Park; Curriculum and Instruction Batliner, Brian C.; Overland Park; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Bjork, Christopher R.; Peru, Illinois; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Boehl, Christopher A.; Overland Park; School Counseling Bogart, Christina N.; Abilene; Instructional Design and Technology Bolin, Maeve E.; Lansing; Curriculum and Instruction Bowe, Brian T.; Glens Falls, New York; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Brandenburg, Candace L.; Pueblo West, Colorado; Art Therapy Broadbent, Erin F.; Shawnee; School Counseling Brooks-Johnston, Cary L.; Gardner; Curriculum and Instruction Browning, Jared R.; Emporia; School Psychology

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Burdette-Hadley, Dana D.; Grenola; School Psychology Byrd, Erin A.; Olathe; Master Teacher Caffrey, Stephanie; Uxbridge, Massachusetts; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Cho, Jueun; Seoul, South Korea; Instructional Design and Technology Cochran, Shanna D.; Topeka; School Psychology Colgin, Callie A.; Emporia; Psychology Thesis: HOW PERSONALITY MODERATES THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN LEADER BEHAVIORS AND SUBORDINATE JOB SATISFACTION Major Professor: Dr. George B. Yancey Cooper, Angela R.; Belle Plaine; Instructional Design and Technology Cormode, William T.; Westphalia; Curriculum and Instruction Corn, Clara A.; Emporia; Art Therapy Crook, Katie L.; Emporia; Rehabilitation Counseling Crouch, Amie S.; Osawatomie; Early Childhood Education Cummings, Ian; Wichita; Psychology Thesis: THE EFFECTS OF ORGANIZATIONAL TRANSPARENCY ON LAYOFF SURVIVORS› WORK ATTITUDES Major Professor: Dr. George B. Yancey Cunningham, Beth A.; Andover; Instructional Design and Technology Czarnowsky, Misti; Humboldt; School Counseling Davison, Megan M.; Wichita; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Drake, Yolanda S.; Junction City; Special Education Edie, Emmy M.; Emporia; Instructional Design and Technology Estes, Tod M.; Emporia; Instructional Design and Technology Falldine, Blair R.; Emporia; Curriculum and Instruction Fankhauser, Ashley J.; Manhattan; Special Education Felts, Thomas W.; Emporia; School Counseling Fields, Kelly; Atlanta, Georgia; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Fitzsimmons, Arielle; Arlington, Virginia; Special Education

Ford, Juliet K.; Kansas City; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Gaffney, Todd M.; East Petersburg, Pennsylvania; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Gann, Patrick D.; Boylston, Massachusetts; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Gibson, Michael D.; Haysville; Special Education Gilmore, Rachel E.; Lawrence; Master Teacher Grant, Erickia R.; Kansas City; Master Teacher Gray, Dianna L.; Lenexa; Curriculum and Instruction Grey, Lisa L.; Emporia; Rehabilitation Counseling Haar, Bethany; Hugoton; Curriculum and Instruction Hanson, Katherine C.; Leonardville; Special Education Hassan, Mariam Q.; Wichita; Early Childhood Education Helmke, Rachel B.; Tecumseh; School Psychology Hines, Corinna R.; Coolidge; Early Childhood Education Hipsher, Christine A.; Olathe; Early Childhood Education Hoopes, Misty M.; Derby; School Psychology Horne, Carly E.; Fayetteville, Arkansas; School Psychology Huff-Schroer, Kimberly K.; Augusta; Mental Health Counseling Hughes, Debra L.; Syracuse; Early Childhood Education Hunter, David C.; Mission; Rehabilitation Counseling Irby, Casey E.; LaCygne; Master Teacher James, Amber M.; Emporia; Art Therapy Jerrick, Dana R.; Belle Plaine; Special Education Jones, Ashley L.; Grand Prairie, Texas; Curriculum and Instruction Kempson, James C.; Fishers, Indiana; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Kirk, Shelley R.; Overland Park; Special Education Koeppe, Aubrey M.; Topeka; Health, Physical Education and Recreation

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DOCTORATE, SPECIALIST, AND MASTERS CANDIDATES Krauter, Kimberly K.; Hiawatha; Master Teacher Kruk, Martha; Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Clinical Psychology Lanphear, Elizabeth A.; Lawrence; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Lauer, Lisa A.; Cottonwood Falls; Special Education Lockyear, Scott L.; Emporia; Mental Health Counseling Lower, Lisa K.; Iola; Special Education Machuca, David; Sun Valley, California; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Maiers, Amy C.; Holton; Curriculum and Instruction Martinez, Mandy L.; Junction City; Curriculum and Instruction Mathy, Stephanie F.; St. Joseph, Missouri; Curriculum and Instruction Matlock, Thomas E.; Emporia; Rehabilitation Counseling McCulloch, Donna S.; Wathena; Mental Health Counseling McDowell, Nicole J.; Linwood; School Counseling Melendez Rodriguez, Suzette; Catano, Puerto Rico; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Messinger, Whitney N.; Overland Park; Special Education Miller, Jennifer A.; Peck; Instructional Design and Technology Morris, Jaime D.; Emporia; Psychology Thesis: EXAMINING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN COWORKER ORGANIZATIONAL CITIZENSHIP BEHAVIORS AND EMPLOYEE TURNOVER INTENTIONS Major Professor: Dr. George B. Yancey Moyer, Steven T.; Mount Joy, Pennsylvania; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Murray, Jamie N.; Topeka; Master Teacher Nagle, Amanda T.; Manhattan; Mental Health Counseling Nakelski, Marlene M.; St. Mary’s; Master Teacher Nelson, Dennis E. Jr.; Springfield, Massachusetts; Health, Physical Education and Recreation

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Nguyen, Andrea; Olathe; Master Teacher Nichols, Laura R.; Topeka; School Counseling Paugh, Heidi E.; Madison; Rehabilitation Counseling Pennock, Angela L.; Paola; Special Education Peterson, Sarah L.; Punta Gorda, Florida; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Powers, Megan S.; Emporia; Curriculum and Instruction Puga, Debra L.; Wichita; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Ribley, Dawn R.; Tonganoxie; Instructional Design and Technology Robb, Lia P.; Olathe; Curriculum and Instruction Roberts-Kelley, Heather E.; Lebo; Rehabilitation Counseling Russell, Shawn M.; Emporia; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Schauer, Christopher P.; Fargo, North Dakota; Art Therapy Schleider, Justin; Trenton, New Jersey; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Scholder, Douglas I.; Galloway, New Jersey; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Shelton, Lindsay T.; Mission; Curriculum and Instruction Simpson, Courtney K.; Manhattan; Master Teacher Smith, Shawna’de A.; Wichita; Special Education Spare, Larissa R.; Kansas City, Missouri; Curriculum and Instruction Stallbaumer, Janelle D.; Andover; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Stilwell, Katie K.; Kansas City, Missouri; School Counseling Stone, Shelley J.; Sarasota, Florida; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Tice, Christopher D.; Wichita; Psychology Uniak, Kurt M.; Overland Park; Instructional Design and Technology VanNortwick, Minta J.; Havensville; Special Education Vega, George A.; Kansas City; Early Childhood Education Vinsang, Jada D.; Smyrna, Georgia; Curriculum and Instruction

Wang, Ziang; Beijing, China; Instructional Design and Technology Warkentine, Jennifer L.; Wichita; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Wettstein, Amy K.; Garnett; School Counseling Whittaker, Christopher; Esopus, New York; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Wilkins, Matthew P.; Ottawa; School Psychology Wille, Elizabeth A.; Piqua; Master Teacher Wise, Shelley L.; Emporia; Curriculum and Instruction Xu, Min; Overland Park; Instructional Design and Technology and Psychology Thesis: CROSS-CULTURAL DIFFERENCES IN PERSONENVIRONMENT FIT AND ORGANIZATIONAL CITIZENSHIP BEHAVIOR Major Professor: Dr. George B. Yancey Yantis, Micah M.; Kansas City; Curriculum and Instruction Young, Linda S.; Osawatomie; Special Education Yu, Xiao; Anshan City, China; Instructional Design and Technology

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF LIBRARY SCIENCE SCHOOL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT Anderson, Briana J.; Overland Park Andrus, Emily J.; Provo, Utah Ballenberger, Jay M.; Denver, Colorado Bearden, Lacy W.; Longmont, Colorado Bernard, Jamie M.; Westwood Bird, David P. II; West Valley City, Utah Bones, Amy L.; Gardner Breiman, Jessica B.; Salt Lake City, Utah Brower, Daniel J.; Kansas City, Missouri Brumbley, Dawn R.; Overland Park Campbell, Eryn E.; Olathe Chartier, Terry R.; Ottawa Corbin, Brooke; West Valley City, Utah Cornelius, Carrie E.; Tecumseh Cox, Lynsie A.; Lehi, Utah Davis, Christy L.; Klamath Falls, Oregon Derks, Victoria W.; Erie, Colorado Engle, Gretchen S.; Olathe 13


DOCTORATE, SPECIALIST, AND MASTERS CANDIDATES Fife, Dustin T.; Blanding, Utah Findley, Sandra; Smithville, Missouri Gurik, Michelle L.; Manhattan Henderson, Michael A.; Portland, Oregon Hult, Matthew E.; Olathe Jorgensen-Price, Trudy K.; Salt Lake City, Utah Kliewer, Greta N.; Lawrence Koenig, Suzanna; Wichita Kuhlman, Dylan M.; Lawrence Learned, Diana J.; Emeryville, California

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Lowe, Kimberly D.; Louisburg McKague-Schwartz, Jennifer B.; Sandy, Utah McNew, Marie K.; Arvada, Colorado Miller, Katherine R.; Mission Mollach, Justina M.; Emporia Outlaw, Chelsea C.; Olathe Paquette, Rebecca J.; Lawrence Patton, Holly D.; Olathe Ross, Lori A.; De Soto Self, Juliann; Taylorsville, Utah

Stehel, Kristen N.; Salt Lake City, Utah Swan, Ashley E.; Overland Park Temple, Julie D.; Topeka Tschetter, Elizabeth A.; Topeka Velasquez, Sarah E.; Topeka Wahnschaffe, C. Janae; Saratoga Springs, Utah Warner, Lindsey N.; Neosho Rapids Weyland, Tina M.; Portland, Oregon Whitehead, Stephanie; Overland Park Worcester, Sara A.; Osborne

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ACADEMIC DRESS Academic Dress evolved from caps and gowns worn in the medieval universities. The academic gown is the basic garment of attire, and by tradition, it is black for all degrees and ranks. The square cap or mortarboards are a prescribed part of academic dress and are all distinctive. Accompanying the gowns are hoods, which are lined with silk in the official colors or color of the institution conferring the degree and which are bordered in the color representing the discipline of learning. The disciplines and respective colors are:

DEGREE SPECIALIZATION

COLOR

Agriculture..................................................................................Maize Arts, Letters, Humanities......................................................... White Commerce, Accountancy, Business.......................................... Drab Dentistry........................................................................................Lilac Economics................................................................................Copper Education............................................................................. Light Blue Engineering.............................................................................. Orange Fine Arts, including Architecture.......................................... Brown Forestry.......................................................................................Russet Journalism..............................................................................Crimson Law............................................................................................. Purple Library Science.........................................................................Lemon Medicine..................................................................................... Green Music..............................................................................................Pink Nursing.....................................................................................Apricot Optometry................................................................ Sea Foam Green Oratory................................................................................Silver Gray Pharmacy..........................................................................Olive Green Philosophy........................................................................... Dark Blue Physical Education........................................................... Sage Green Podiatry-Chiropody..........................................................Nile Green Public Administration, including Foreign Service............................................. Peacock Blue Public Health...................................................................Salmon Pink Science.......................................................................... Golden Yellow Social Science............................................................................ Cream Social Work................................................................................Citron Theology.................................................................................... Scarlet Veterinary....................................................................... Science Gray

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