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SPRING COMMENCEMENT MAY 18, 2013 n BACCALAUREATE CEREMONY

WHITE AUDITORIUM 9:30 A.M.

n DOCTORATE, SPECIALIST, AND MASTERS CEREMONY

ALBERT TAYLOR HALL 2:00 P.M.


SPRING COMMENCEMENT MAY 18, 2013 n BACCALAUREATE CEREMONY

WHITE AUDITORIUM 9:30 A.M.

n DOCTORATE, SPECIALIST, AND MASTERS CEREMONY

ALBERT TAYLOR HALL 2:00 P.M.

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TABLE OF CONTENTS Baccalaureate Program...........................................................5 Honor Graduates.....................................................................6 Baccalaureate Degree Candidates.........................................7 Doctorate, Specialist, and Masters Program.....................13 Doctorate, Specialist, and Masters Candidates.................14

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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BOARD OF REGENTS Hon. Tim Emert, Chairperson, Independence Hon. Christine Downey-Schmidt, Inman Hon. Mildred Edwards, Topeka Hon. Fred Logan, Leawood Hon. Dan Lykins, Topeka Hon. Ed McKechnie, Arcadia Hon. Robba Moran, Hays Hon. Janie Perkins, Garden City Hon. Kenny Wilk, Lansing

RETIRING FACULTY Mary E. Bogan, University Libraries & Archives Climetine H. Clayburn, School Leadership/ Middle & Secondary Teacher Education Malonne I. Davies, Physical Sciences Eileen L. Hogan, Elementary Education, Early Childhood, and Special Education Cooper B. Holmes, Psychology Richard Keller, English, Modern Languages, and Journalism Charles B. Pheatt, Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics Larry W. Schwarm, Art Marjorie Werly, Communication and Theatre

ROE R. CROSS DISTINGUISHED PROFESSOR AWARD David R. Edds, Professor, Department of Biological Sciences

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BACCALAUREATE PROGRAM PROCESSIONAL ...................................... “Triumphal March” from “Aida” .......................................................Giuseppe Verdi ESU Brass Ensemble, Dr. Gary Ziek, Director FACULTY MARSHAL...........................................................................................................................Professor Amy Sage Webb 2012 Roe R. Cross Distinguished Professor (English, Modern Languages, and Journalism) STAR SPANGLED BANNER ...................................................................................................................................... Ashley Wells Bachelor of Music Education Major INTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................................Dr. Gwen Alexander Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs WELCOME...............................................................................................................................................Dr. Michael D. Shonrock President, Emporia State University BOARD OF REGENTS.........................................................................................................................The Honorable Tim Emert Independence ADDRESS...................................................................................................................................................... Mr. Dale Cushinberry PRESIDENTIAL AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED SERVICE TO DIVERSITY............................... Dr. Michael D. Shonrock CONFERRING OF DEGREES:

Michael D. Shonrock, President

Gwendolyn Alexander, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Kathy Ermler, Dean, Graduate School and Distance Education

Marie Miller, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

John C. Rich, Interim 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.....................................................................................................................................................Ashley Wells 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. SPRING 2013 COMMENCEMENT

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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

Eagleburger, Chelsie Renee; Emporia Fisher, Rachelle Nicole; Americus Goering, Sherlynn Beth; Emporia Hobson, Tess Elizabeth; Emporia Hutley, Hannah Elizabeth; Saint Marys Ladenburger, Paige Nicole; Topeka Larue, Annamarie Lea; El Dorado Lee, Amy Kay; Americus McKenna, Brittanie Nichole; Kansas City, MO Nicholson, Karie Nicole; Emporia Smart, Robin Layne; Emporia Smith, Wendell Jay; Olathe Sprenkle, Stefanie Ann; Edwardsville Stanturf, Charles Dean; Kansas City Steimel, Hannah Sue; Emporia Stover, Elizabeth Sue; Hiawatha Weiss, Ellen Frances; Emporia

MAGNA CUM LAUDE

Anderson, Sarah Ashley; Overland Park Axman, Justin E.; Olmitz Bain, Hannah Lee; Emporia Ballinger, Blake Barrett; Emporia Barbar, Jetta Leigh; Lyndon Becker, Kristine Amelia; Tecumseh Beerbower, Bridgette Michelle; Oceanside Bowling, Sarah Almetra; Emporia Cai, Liuhan; Emporia Colgin, Kaylan Brooke; Moran Coltrane, Mikala Diane; Emporia Crocker, Victoria Ann; Berryton Crowe, Alexandra R; Overland Park Cruz Del Cid, Susana B.; Deer Park, TX Cunningham, Elizabeth Jane; Iola Day, Tiffany Elisa-Ann; Wichita Deckert, Ethan Benjamin; Emporia Dorsey, Katherine Anne; Emporia Du, Yinhao; Manhattan Edmonds, Elizabeth Therese; Kansas City Erikson, Lindy Lee; Olathe Ewert, Katie Lucianna; Emporia Fox, Katherine Virginia; Easton Greene, Jasmine Brittany; White, SD Grossnickle, Keely Jeanette; Shawnee Haag, Kylie Renae; Olpe Hahn, Jaclyn Marie; Garden Plain Heerey, Jennifer Lauren; Emporia Henning, Erica Sue; Council Grove Janzen, Amanda Danielle; Emporia Kim, So Mi; Emporia Lara, Alexandria Ranae; Sabetha Li, Jiayi; Emporia Lockwood, Jordan Kristene; Silver Lake Lohkamp, Carolyn Elizabeth; Colwich Ludwig, Kaci Lea; Emporia Mangnall, Shannon Leigh; Marysville Martin, Kaitlin Grace; Emporia May, Molly June; Garden Plain

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McIver, Chase Bohannan; Emporia Mefford, Noah Andrew; Emporia Michael, Derek Ryan; Emporia Moore, Kaitlin Kristine; Emporia Morris, Amanda; Salina Newman, Kelsey Liane; Emporia Nordeen, Laura Elizabeth; Olathe Norris, Johanna R; Emporia Okeson, Raney S.; Weskan Pfortmiller, Jason West; Topeka Pickert, James Stewart; Kansas City, MO Prevatte, Amanda Dianne; Overland Park Reber-Charboneau, Mary A.; Emporia Redd, Brittany Marie; Emporia Roland, Christopher Robert; Overland Park Rosenstengle, Craig Anthony; Emporia Shaw, Sarah Catherine; Emporia Simmons, Vashti Evangeline; Emporia Sorenson, Kara V.; Emporia Su, Pengyu; Emporia Templeton, Jordan Kenzie; Emporia Thompson, Michelle Renee; Emporia Voegeli, Therese Elizabeth; Tecumseh Weaver, John Spencer; Olathe West, Dacey Jo; Burlington Williamson, Nadia Maria; Emporia Wilson, Spencer Byron; Emporia Witte, Maggie Janeen; Emporia Young, Alaina Lynn; Emporia Yu, Da-Jung; Emporia

CUM LAUDE

Akerberg, Gail Marie; Wichita Atwell, Amber Lane; Olathe Atwell, Samantha Dawn; Olathe Baker, Kayla Lenee; Emporia Bell, Brooke Victoria; Herington Bosworth, Benjamin Scott; Hillsboro Bowman, Mark A.; Olathe Brewer, Jessica Danielle; Kansas City, MO Brown, Jessica Ann; Emporia Cade, Adrian Nathaniel; Lawrence Chandra, Trysari; Emporia Church, Dena Marie; Emporia Crome, Matthew Owen; Emporia Cuffe, Anthony Amir; Topeka Decker, Jullea Jordan; Bronson Delgado, George; Emporia Drury, Luke James; Emporia Duke, Caroline Nicole; Olathe East, Erin Faith; Emporia Edmonds, Rita K; Kansas City Fillmore, Dallas Marie; Osage City George, Kacee Danielle; Olathe Hall, Crystal D.; Wichita Hamilton, Caleb Michael; Emporia Harmon, Anne Marie; Wichita Heiman, Amanda Gayle; Topeka Hendrickson, Jennifer Anne; Topeka

Hund, Jolene Marie; Topeka Johnson, Laura Raye; Cimarron King, Jordyn Leigh; Kansas City Landzettel, Jessica Michelle; Emporia Lanzrath, Kaitlin Lenea; Mulvane Lawley, Kallie Raye; Derby Ledy, Bethany Christine; Emporia Lozenski, Mindi Lee; Emporia Melton, Sarah Jean; Overland Park Meredith, Katherine Joan; Ottawa Nelson, Matthew Clay; Emporia Niedens, Molly R.; Great Bend Park, Crista Marie; Topeka Patton, Sheldon Michael; Wichita Peraza, Roxana E.; Emporia Pierson, Malarie Anne; Tonganoxie Roberts, Danielle Jordan; Emporia Rodenbeck, Marsha Lyn; Las Vegas, NV Scavuzzo, Lorrin Joan; Overland Park Schmidt, Bobbie Brooke; Eureka Shade, Christine Suzann; Emporia Shepherd, Rodney Dean; Emporia Shin, Boram; Emporia Sprague, Megan Diane; Garnett Sprecker, Gerri L.; Americus Spunaugle, Carol J; Wichita Stallbaumer, Sydney A; Linwood Steinbacher, Trevor Shane; Erie Stephens, Riley Elizabeth; Colony Travis, Melissa Nicole; Wichita Vanderford, Megan Lindsay; Princeton Villmer, Justin Michael; Hutchinson Waldorf, Jennifer N.; Emporia Webb, Camille Ann; Olpe Werly Hernandez, Jennifer R.; Emporia Westhoff, Tamera Leigh; Olathe Woodward, Dustin Lee; Hutchinson Yang, Chua; Kansas City Zoglmann, Loryn Ann; Wellington

WITH HIGH HONORS

McIver, Chase Bohannan; Emporia Miyatake, Shunya; Shizuoka, Japan

WITH HONORS

Du, Yinhao; Dalian, People’s Republic of China Edmonds, Elizabeth Therese; Leavenworth Edmonds, Rita K.; Leavenworth Fox, Katherine Virginia; Easton Greene, Jasmine Brittany; White, SD Hund, Jolene Marie; Topeka Mangnall, Shannon Leigh; Marysville Norris, Johanna R.; Emporia Pickert, James Stewart; Kansas City, MO Shaw, Sarah Catherine; Shawnee Weiss, Ellen Frances; Manhattan

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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 Adger, Lori; Emporia; Crime and Delinquency Studies, Sociology Antes, Lucas Anthony; Edgerton; Music, Business Artiga, Vanessa G.; Emporia; Modern Language Barbar, Jetta Leigh; Lyndon; English, Art Blaisdell, Joshua Paul; Emporia; Music Bolen, Amy Carol; Emporia; Communication, Modern Language Cook, Matthew Jay; Emporia; English, Creative Writing Donovan, Nicholas J.; Spearville; Music East, Erin Faith; Emporia; Music Gonzalez, Suzanne Marlene; Emporia; Modern Language & Crime and Delinquency Studies, Business Green, Melanie Anne; Olathe; Sociology Habermaier, Carol Elisabeth; Emporia; Modern Language, Art Hall, Kent Douglas; Lebo; English, Creative Writing Heptas, Charles Loy; Olathe; English, Journalism Howard, Gregory Harrison; Americus; Modern Language, Business Huang, Xinyu; Xi’an, Shaanxi, People’s Republic of China; Communication Hughes, Devin Nicole; Stilwell; English Jackson, Jodi Lea; Emporia; Sociology Kim, Ye Jin; Pohang, Korea, South; Music Konomos, Sarah Louise; Kansas City; Crime and Delinquency Studies, Sociology Landwehr, Dairedee Layne; Emporia; English, Creative Writing Lathrum, Stephanie Virginia; Gardner; Modern Language, National Security, History Masterson, Garion Wade; Haysville; Music McIver, Chase Bohannan; Overbrook; Modern Language Nguyen, Kairi; Emporia; History, Business Osterbuhr, Emily Elise; Neodesha; Political Science, Public Affairs , Psychology Penney, Amanda Leigh; Rockwall, TX; English Ritchie, Elizabeth Anne; Emporia; History, Modern Language Sakurai, Aki; Gunma, Japan; Political Science San Martin, Lucas Luis; Emporia; Political Science, Philosophy, Public Affairs Sandoval, Lydia Reina; Emporia; Sociology, Modern Language Schmidt, Bobbie Brooke; Eureka; Modern Language, Leadership Sensui, Sayaka; Kwagoe, Japan; Modern Language, Music

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Smart, Robin Layne; Abilene; English, Sociology Son, Ju Won; Seoul, Korea, South; Communication Sorenson, Kara V.; Emporia; History, Political Science Stanley, Carrie Anne; Longmont, CO; Political Science, Information Systems Stodter, Sandra Sue; Emporia; Communication Taylor, Paul Joseph; Kansas City; History, Political Science Templeton, Jordan Kenzie; Emporia; English, Creative Writing, Journalism Walker, Tiara Renee; Kansas City, MO; Sociology Wood, Joyce Ann; Hartford; English, Creative Writing Wright, Kelsey Nicole; Abilene; Communication, Ethnic Gender Studies

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES Baggett, Kirsten Elaine; Tonganoxie; Art, Art History Bowman, Garret Linden; Iola; Theatre Boyce, Nancy Ann; Emporia; Theatre Brown, Benjamin James; Lawrence; Art, Art History Cade, Chris Ian; Olathe; Communication Cassella, Erica Danielle; Leavenworth; Art Cole, Janelle Sue; Madison; Art Drummond, Gregory William; Emporia; Art, Art History Finley, Joshua Michael; Overland Park; Communication Finley, Olivia Mary Katherine; Coffeyville; Communication, Ethnic Gender Studies Green, Bennie L.; Yates Center; Art, Art History Haire, Collin Patrick; Emporia; Art Hatfield, Amanda Kristine; Leon; Art Hoelscher, Matthew Allen; Newton; Art, Art History Jacowski, Cory James; Oak Creek, WI; Communication Johnson, Laura Raye; Cimarron; Art, Art History Kiesling, Lindsey Jo; Emporia; Communication King, Elizabeth; Topeka; Art, Art History Lohkamp, Carolyn Elizabeth; Colwich; Theatre Lurth, Mitchell Adam; Emporia; Art Mefford, Noah Andrew; Emporia; Theatre Mock, Kaila Elaine; Emporia; Art, Art History Nkoba, Strap Cliff; Kampala, Uganda; Art, Business Roberts, Danielle Jordan; Cherryvale; Theatre

Sheafer, Alisha Kay; Emporia; Art, Art History Shipley, Daniel Alan George; Olathe; Art, Art History Shoemaker, Peter W; Emporia; Art, Art History, Modern Language Standridge, Trinity Layne; Emporia; Theatre Stern, Austin Carl; Menlo Park, CA; Art Thornburgh, Brock Mounkes; Osage City; Art Walker, Andrew David; Wichita; Theatre Wash, Ryan D.; Kansas City, MO; Communication, Ethnic Gender Studies Weiss, Ellen Frances; Manhattan; Art, Art History, Biology Wilson, Brady E.; Emporia; Art, Art History Zirkel, Theresa Ann; Wichita; Art, Art History

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF INTEGRATED STUDIES LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES Cottrell, Jennifer Lee; Edgerton Fisher, Jennifer S.; Plano, TX Nelson, Brittney Leigh; Overland Park Rodenbeck, Marsha Lyn; Las Vegas, NV Wolfe, Amanda Lin; Longton

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES Andrade, Tina Marie; Emporia Beerbower, Bridgette Michelle; Baldwin City Bowling, Sarah Almetra; Emporia Chilson, Tyler Jay; Topeka Conner, Kathleen Rene; El Dorado Cook, Derek R.; Lawrence Davalos, Rebecca A.; Coolidge Farrar, Whitney Dayne; Rosalia Govert, Thomas Alan; Arkansas City Hartley, Donald Hinricks; Emporia Holloway, Michael William; Emporia Hulse, Jamie Lynn; Lawrence Moore, Kaitlin Kristine; Concordia Norris, Nancy Jo; Towanda Padgett, Vicki Lynn; Emporia Partridge, Sean Trey; Tucson, AZ Phillips, Enandra Antaris; Belton, MO Randolph, Serena Lou; Emporia Robinson, Scott Jack; Paola Stodter, Karen Wynne; Emporia Taylor, Dane F.; Fredonia Tenpenny, Kara Gayle; Topeka Vaughn, Ashley Lauren; Overland Park Vopata, Peter Alexander; Paxico; Creative Writing White, Jennifer Renee; Emporia

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BACCALAUREATE DEGREE CANDIDATES CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF MUSIC EDUCATION LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES Cartagena, Fernando Alfonso; Emporia; Music Education Cunningham, Elizabeth Jane; Iola; Music Education Shin, Boram; In-Cheon, Korea, South; Music Education Stiers, Seth Thomas; Holton; Music Education Wells, Ashley Marie; Olathe; Music Education

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES Abad, Elizabeth Marie; Topeka; Biology Adams, Annie C.; Council Grove; Communication Agha, Jaffar Abbas; Paola; Sociology Aldridge, Cydney A.; Kansas City, MO; Communication Aparicio, Zitziken Lucia; Emporia; Sociology, Psychology Axman, Justin E.; Olmitz; Biology Balderas, Gabriela; Emporia; Sociology Bayles, Joan Krkosska; Toronto; Sociology Bell, Brooke Victoria; Herington; Biology & Recreation Boehm, Zachary L.; Shawnee; Social Sciences Bohannon, Lucas C.; Leavenworth; Crime and Delinquency Studies, Psychology Bond, Patricia Jean; Emporia; Sociology Bowers, Shanese Nicole; Topeka; Sociology Bowman, Mark A.; Olathe; Political Science Bronson, Rebecca Lynn; Lyndon; Information Resource Studies Brosemer, Paul Scott; Emporia; Communication, Business Brummett, Nicole Renee; Emporia; Crime and Delinquency Studies Brunell, Janene Kay; Yates Center; Social Sciences Bullock, Taylor Marjorie; Emporia; Sociology Carlos, Jaime; Emporia; Earth Science, Geospatial Analysis Carlton, Charity Ellen; Tecumseh; Biology Chiddix, Charles Lucas; Spring Hill; Political Science, Public Affairs Coburn, Brenda Katherine; Emporia; Sociology Cocking, Beverly D.; Wichita; Art Cowing, Dillon Ray; Clay Center; Physics, Mathematics Crowe, Alexandra R; Overland Park; Biochemistry & Molecular Bio Davis, Brittany A.; Hillsboro; Political Science, National Security Deckert, Ethan Benjamin; Larned; Biochemistry & Molecular Bio

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Deitchler, Aaron M.; Wichita; History, Political Science Diaz, Raul; Emporia; Sociology Drury, Luke James; Gardner; Political Science Du, Yinhao; Dalian, People’s Republic of China; Economics & Mathematics Dunlap, Amy Lynn; Wylie, TX; Communication, Theatre, Music Ehr, Christopher John; Emporia; Communication Euler, Everett Robert Taylor; Emporia; Communication Finlayson, Sally Kay; Emporia; Sociology Fisher, Rachelle Nicole; Americus; Biology Fleming, Jessica Lynn; Americus; Crime and Delinquency Studies French, Jairmie Daniel; Junction City; Information Resource Studies, Business, Information Systems Geis, Logan McQuade; Salina; Crime and Delinquency Studies Greene, Jasmine Brittany; White, SD; Political Science, National Security, Modern Language Grossnickle, Keely Jeanette; Shawnee; Mathematics & Economics, Modern Language Guillot, Katrina Elaine; Delphos; Sociology Hambleton, Jama Michelle; Fontana; Sociology Herguth, Peter William; Overland Park; Biology Herman, Heather Danelle; Emporia; Sociology Hernandez, Alfonso Flores; Emporia; Crime and Delinquency Studies Hill, Julia Kay; Loveland, CO; History, Political Science Hix, Marcus Joseph; Emporia; Political Science Hobson, Tess Elizabeth; Admire; Communication, Leadership Hoffman, Julie Ann; Cottonwood Falls; Crime and Delinquency Studies, Sociology Holaday, Gentry August; Emporia; Earth Science, Paleontology Holt, Alyson Elizabeth; Topeka; Information Resource Studies Hund, Jolene Marie; Topeka; Biology, Modern Language, Chemistry Jacobs, Trevor G.; Lyndon; Biology Jaimes-Alanis, Claudia Iveth; Emporia; Biochemistry & Molecular Bio Jarvis, Kaitlyn Mae; Arkansas City; Sociology Jeng, George; Emporia; Communication Jones, Smantha Maryetta Horn; Burlington; Economics Kennedy, Karly Elizabeth; Meriden; Political Science Kim, So Mi; Gyeongbuk, Korea, South; Biochemistry & Molecular Bio King, Brooke E.; Shawnee; Biology

Kudlacek, Kristin Elizabeth; Valley View, TX; Communication, Leadership Lam, Xuan T.; Emporia; Biology, Chemistry Landzettel, Jessica Michelle; Emporia; Sociology, Crime and Delinquency Studies Landzettel, Richard D; Emporia; Earth Science, Geospatial Analysis Lawson, Brian Robert; Emporia; Earth Science Lee, Amy Kay; Americus; Communication, Leadership Lemay, Brittani Robyn; Emporia; Sociology Lohmann, Derek Keith; Alva, OK; Biology Lousch, Madeleine Noel; Gainesville, GA; Sociology Luby, Heather Diane; Emporia; Sociology Maples, Shaquora Diachelle; Emporia; Sociology Martin, Natalie Diane; Emporia; Biochemistry & Molecular Bio Meng, Jiao; Xi’an, Shaanxi, People’s Republic of China; Communication Metro, Jordan James; Great Bend; Sociology, Business Michael, Derek Ryan; Osage City; Biology Miller, Angela K.; McPherson; Art Miller, Lyal Dwayne; Saint John; Earth Science, Geospatial Analysis Miyatake, Shunya; Shizuoka, Japan; Economics Monsalve-Jones, Leslie Clarissa; Santa Fe, NM; Information Resource Studies Nasrazadani, Rose Fatemeh; Emporia; Biology Nikodym, Emilie M.; Lawrence; Sociology Norgren, Elizabeth Aurora; Emporia; History Nunez, Sandy; Emporia; Crime and Delinquency Studies Osborn, Shelby Dawn; Emporia; Crime and Delinquency Studies Park, Min Ji; Kyungsangbukdo, Korea, South; Sociology Peraza, Roxana E.; Emporia; Communication Pesina, Raymond Lee; Winfield; Art, Art History Peterson, Amy Christine; Overland Park; Information Resource Studies Pettigrew, Tyler Blake; Olpe; Crime and Delinquency Studies, Business Poston, Beau Edward; Arlington, TX; Crime and Delinquency Studies Prenzler, Scott Alan; El Dorado; Crime and Delinquency Studies Price, Julia Cherisse; Baldwin City; Social Sciences Ray, Brittany Victoria; Abilene; Crime and Delinquency Studies, Sociology Roland, Christopher Robert; Overland Park; Communication Roman, Jonathan David; Emporia; History Rosenstengle, Craig Anthony; Lawrence; Biology, Chemistry Roudebush, Ashley Ann; Olathe; Art

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BACCALAUREATE DEGREE CANDIDATES Rush, Joshua David; Emporia; Sociology & Political Science Rutter, Andrew Uden; Emporia; Biology Sandstrom, Scott Michael; Marysville; Sociology Schrader, Laressa; Hesston; Crime and Delinquency Studies Simpson, Melissa Sue; Kiowa; Information Resource Studies Slowter, Keith Anthony; Kansas City; Sociology Smith, Jacquelyn; Kansas City, MO; Information Resource Studies Sneath, Stuart W.; Ellsworth; Sociology Sprague, Megan Diane; Garnett; Earth Science, Paleontology Staggs, Nicole Kristine; Wichita; Sociology Taylor, Kara Lynn; Kansas City; Crime and Delinquency Studies Thomas, Timothy Mandrell; Emporia; Crime and Delinquency Studies Tsunoda, Yuki; Tokyo, Japan; Biology Turner, Broderick Keith; Emporia; Social Sciences Van Arsdale, Christina Louise; Emporia; Crime and Delinquency Studies Van Petten, Sarah Elizabeth; Manhattan; Communication Vogeler-Michael, Cari Renae; Ottawa; Sociology Warembourg, Jessica Lee; Emporia; History Webb, Camille Ann; Olpe; Biology Wells, Brandon Dee; Eureka, MO; Crime and Delinquency Studies Wen, Youmin; Dujiangyan, People’s Republic of China; Computer Science, Information Systems Wendland, Aaron Ernest; Saint John; Biology White, Danica Elaine; Emporia; History, Ethnic Gender Studies Whittaker, Jessica R; Carbondale; Information Resource Studies, Art History, Psychology Williams, Alexandra Christine; Beloit; Art, Art History Williams, Chelsea Jo; Emporia; Crime and Delinquency Studies, Psychology Williamson, Nadia Maria; Burlingame; Communication, Leadership Wilson, Shane Thomas; Abilene; Economics Windle, John Fredrick; Garnett; Crime and Delinquency Studies Witte, Maggie Janeen; Topeka; Information Resource Studies, Information Systems, English Wolfe, Jeffery Duncan; Emporia; Biology Woods, Megan Elizabeth; Emporia; Communication Worcester, Ryan C; Goddard; Computer Science, Mathematics Yang, Chua; Kansas City; Sociology Young, Alaina Lynn; Columbia, MO; Sociology Zhang, Xiaoyin; Jiaozuo, People’s Republic of China; Chemistry, Mathematics

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CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN NURSING LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES Baker, Kayla Lenee; Emporia; Nursing Bessmer, Christina Marie; Emporia; Nursing Bloomfield, Allie Nicole; Clifton; Nursing Brinkman, Erica Christina; Olpe; Nursing Cade, Adrian Nathaniel; Lawrence; Nursing Chandra, Trysari; Jakarta, Indonesia; Nursing Church, Dena Marie; Emporia; Nursing Deckard, Rachel Marie; Olathe; Nursing, English, Business Dorsey, Katherine Anne; Emporia; Nursing Grother, Samantha Jane; Emporia; Nursing Henderson, Sarah Ruth; Bel Aire; Nursing Janzen, Amanda Danielle; Winfield; Nursing Jewell, Lindsay Taylor; Gardner; Nursing Kline, Patricia Elizabeth; Edwardsville; Nursing Krueger, Kayla Mary; Olpe; Nursing, Health Ladenburger, Paige Nicole; Topeka; Nursing Lanzrath, Kaitlin Lenea; Mulvane; Nursing Lawley, Kallie Raye; Derby; Nursing Lindquist, Christy L.; Emporia; Nursing Lockwood, Jordan Kristene; Silver Lake; Nursing Loeffler, Erin Courtney; Emporia; Nursing Ma, Tiffany Iris; Emporia; Nursing Martin, Kaitlin Grace; Andale; Nursing McConville, Danielle Marie; Gardner; Nursing McDonald, Rachael Christine; Overland Park; Nursing Morris, Amanda; Salina; Nursing Nelson, Matthew Clay; Topeka; Nursing Pauly, Rebecca Kaye; Garden Plain; Nursing Rude, Dezerae N.; Emporia; Nursing Schwegman, Sarah Lynn; Emporia; Nursing, Health Sigle, Charles Clarence; Emporia; Nursing Swift, Stephanie Jo; Newton; Nursing True, Brent Thomas; Chanute; Nursing Umana, Adelinda; Emporia; Nursing Wade, Aaron Gregory; Emporia; Nursing Wendling, Elizabeth Ann; Olpe; Nursing Williamson, Lance Scott; Osage City; Nursing Yang, Muyue; Chengdu, People’s Republic of China; Nursing Zweimiller, Raysha Marie; Hartford; Nursing, Biology

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN BUSINESS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Ahmed, Kashif; Lawrence; Information Systems Alarcon, Sabino; Emporia; Accounting, Modern Language

Albahrani, Mohammed Jafar; Alhafof, Saudi Arabia; Business Administration AlFateel, Fadel Hassan; Qatif, Saudi Arabia; Business Administration Algareeb, Salma Salman; Alhafouf, Eastern, Saudi Arabia; Finance Allman, Joanne B.; Drexel, MO; Accounting Almatar, Raed Noh; Alhassa, Saudi Arabia; Marketing Beck, Joseph Nicholas; Leawood; Management Beeves, Wendy C; Prairie Village; Management Bosworth, Benjamin Scott; Hillsboro; Accounting Boyer, Kathleen E.; Emporia; Business Administration Bribiesca-Rocha, Carmen; Overland Park; Business Administration, Marketing Brown, Ashley Renae; Emporia; Business Administration Brzon, Kaleb Michael; Concordia; Business Administration Carrillo, Trenton Wesley; Winfield; Business Administration Child, Mitchell Edward; Whiting; Business Administration Collins, Russell D.; Shawnee; Business Administration Collins, Vernita M.; Shawnee; Accounting Cornelius, Russell Heath; LaCygne; Business Administration Crome, Matthew Owen; Westphalia; Information Systems Davis, Troy A.; Emporia; Accounting Du, Siwen; Shenyang, People’s Republic of China; Accounting Eagleburger, Chelsie Renee; Emporia; Accounting Eckenrode, Tyler Drew; The Woodlands, TX; Information Systems Escorcia, Jimmy Ivan; Emporia; Information Systems Eshnaur, Bethany Jane-Maree; Overland Park; Business Administration Fillmore, Dallas Marie; Osage City; Accounting Fleming, Alyse Marie; Emporia; Management Foote, Jessica Danielle-Aguila; Olathe; Accounting Freese, Mara Jean; Emporia; Business Administration Gagnon, Christopher Andrew; Lenexa; Accounting Gaines, Latisha L; Olathe; Management Gifford, Nathan O.; Burlington; Management Gomez-Beltran, Maria L.; Lebo; Business Administration Guillen, Bertha Jennifer; Emporia; Information Systems Hamilton, Caleb Michael; Emporia; Business Administration Hardman, Aaron Joseph; Garnett; Management

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BACCALAUREATE DEGREE CANDIDATES Harmony, Kristen Marie; Emporia; Marketing Heiman, Amanda Gayle; Topeka; Management Holk, Zachary Daniel; Overland Park; Management Holmes, Cornelia E.; Kansas City; Business Administration Holter, Robert Lawson; Bonner Springs; Management House, Jason Daniel; Overland Park; Accounting Humphreys, Calisa J.; Abilene; Management Jackson, Taylor Ryan; Overland Park; Management Jennings, Laura Jane; Kansas City; Accounting Koop, Brett David; Emporia; Business Administration Le, Vinh T; Shawnee; Management Li, Jiayi; Xi’an, Shaanxi, People’s Republic of China; Accounting Li, Ruiyan; Dalian, Liaoning, People’s Republic of China; Accounting Liu, Chang; Nairobi, Kenya; Information Systems McGovern, Adam Charles; Kansas City, MO; Business Administration Mercer, Matthew Ryan; Wichita; Accounting Michalek, Michael A.; Lawrence; Accounting Miller, Luke Michael; Emporia; Marketing Morrow, Timothy Richard; Ottawa; Business Administration Nicholson, Karie Nicole; Kansas City, MO; Accounting, Information Systems Ortiz-Romero, Enilisse; Junction City; Business Administration, Modern Language Patterson, Clayton Scott; Lawrence; Management Payne, Michael Robert; Stilwell; Management, Marketing Payton, Tabitha Ann; Goddard; Accounting Pfortmiller, Jason West; Topeka; Accounting, Information Systems Posch, Shelby Nicole; Neodesha; Accounting Prevatte, Amanda Dianne; Overland Park; Accounting Price, Kaila Marie; Emporia; Marketing Ransom, Whitney Alise; Manhattan; Accounting Reetz, Megan Diane; Lawrence; Accounting Renner, Michael Andrew; Topeka; Information Systems Rosales, Juan M.; Emporia; Business Administration, Modern Language Self, Sean P.; Shawnee Mission; Business Administration Sherman, Adam Hartford; Emporia; Information Systems Smith, Klaressa C. ; Dodge City; Accounting, Information Systems Smith, Wendell Jay; Olathe; Management

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Stallard, Wayne Bernard; Fort Wayne, IN; Information Systems Stanturf, Charles Dean; Kansas City; Accounting Su, Pengyu; Inner Mongolia, People’s Republic of China; Business Administration Tabares, Lindsi K.; Emporia; Accounting Tapia, Jacob Edward; Winfield; Business Administration, Marketing Thurston, Cody Ray; Madison; Business Administration Tollett, Clifford Roland Dale; Emporia; Information Systems Uhles, Richard DeLancey; Norman, OK; Business Administration Vallejos, Rebekah L.; Olathe; Management Villmer, Justin Michael; Hutchinson; Accounting Wallisch, Andrea Renee; Osage City; Accounting Wang, Ning; Xi’an, Shaanxi, People’s Republic of China; Business Administration Weibel, Blake Everett; Topeka; Marketing, Leadership Werly Hernandez, Jennifer R.; Emporia; Management Williams, Ryan Paul; Madison; Business Administration Xu, Yilu; Huhhot Mongolia, People’s Republic of China; Business Administration Yin, Zhen; Kunming, Yunnan, People’s Republic of China; Business Administration Yu, Da-Jung; Emporia; Accounting Zhang, Lei; Xi’an, Shaanxi, People’s Republic of China; Accounting Zhang, Victor Shi-Yong; Emporia; Business Administration

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF ARTS THE TEACHERS COLLEGE Goering, Sherlynn Beth; Galva; Psychology, Modern Language Sanchez, Melissa Kaye; Wakefield; Psychology

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE THE TEACHERS COLLEGE Allen, Lindsey Michelle; Eureka, MO; Rehabilitation Services Education, Psychology Bartlett, Zoe Alexandra; Valley Falls; Rehabilitation Services Education Beyer, Marissa Ann; Gridley; Health Promotion Boesche, Alyssa Kathleen; Emporia; Health Promotion Bradley, Latricia T.; Emporia; Health Promotion

Brewer, Jessica Danielle; Kansas City, MO; Health Promotion Cai, Liuhan; Shantou, Guangdong, People’s Republic of China; Psychology, Mathematics Conner, Derrell Lewis; East Chicago, IN; Recreation Copeland, Nacoya Sharae; Lawrence; Health Promotion Cortez, Francisco Starns; Ellinwood; Recreation, Leadership Crumb, Carrie Lee-Anne; Emporia; Athletic Training Cuffe, Anthony Amir; Topeka; Rehabilitation Services Education, Leadership, Ethnic Gender Studies Cunningham, Brooke Renee; Herington; Rehabilitation Services Education Delgado, George; Emporia; Health Promotion Dorsey, Katherine Anne; Emporia; Health Promotion Edmondson, Alexandra Collette; Shawnee; Rehabilitation Services Education Edson, Kristopher Lee; Emporia; Health Promotion, Biology Ferrell, Ashley Victoria; Emporia; Recreation Gilmore, Emma Marie; Iola; Athletic Training, Health, Physical Education Good, Whitney Nicole; Waverly; Health Promotion Green, Miranda Nicole; Kansas City, MO; Rehabilitation Services Education Haag, Kylie Renae; Olpe; Health Promotion Hall, Derwin Dewayne; Blue Springs, MO; Health Promotion Harmon, Anne Marie; Wichita; Psychology, Leadership Hayes, Kailea Rae; Council Grove; Health Promotion Henning, Erica Sue; Council Grove; Rehabilitation Services Education Hill, Ashley Marie; Olathe; Psychology, Sociology Huffman, Kathleen Anne; Belton, MO; Psychology, Sociology Huntsinger, Steven Edward; Emporia; Health Promotion Jackson, Deandre T.; Kansas City, MO; Recreation Jackson, Miracle ShaLin; Kansas City; Psychology, Sociology Johnson, Stephanie Jewel; Wichita; Psychology, Sociology Jones, James William; Emporia; Recreation Kile, Abby Rebecca; Madison; Health Promotion Killian, Colby Cooper; El Dorado; Recreation Killion, Samuel Thomas; Emporia; Recreation Kuhlmann, Kaitlynn Marie; Emporia; Rehabilitation Services Education Lara, Alexandria Ranae; Sabetha; Psychology, Art

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BACCALAUREATE DEGREE CANDIDATES Louia, Ryan Taylor; Burlington; Recreation Lozenski, Mindi Lee; Easton; Health Promotion Ludwig, Kaci Lea; Lawrence; Athletic Training, Physical Education, Health Martin, Jacob R.; Shawnee; Recreation, Coaching Martin, Mitchell Robert; Emporia; Recreation Mason, Stephen Codding; Lawrence; Recreation Meredith, Katherine Joan; Ottawa; Psychology, Art Miller, Dustin Bradley; Olathe; Rehabilitation Services Education Murray, Caitlyn Ruth; Great Bend; Health Promotion Newman, Kelsey Liane; Emporia; Psychology, Sociology Niedens, Molly R.; Great Bend; Health Promotion Okeson, Raney S.; Weskan; Health Promotion Oltjen, Sydney Cornelius; Shawnee; Health Promotion Omo, Katie Elizabeth; Wichita; Health Promotion Page, Ladarrian Lamont; Lees Summit, MO; Recreation Pierce, Anthony Troy; Emporia; Psychology, Sociology Pusch, Kelcie Lorraine; Topeka; Psychology, Sociology Rice, Jessica Ann; Emporia; Psychology, Art, Modern Language Richardson, Arelious D; Muskogee, OK; Recreation Rowlison, Rebecca L.; Emporia; Psychology Salisbury, Alyssa Erin; Howard; Psychology, Sociology Schiltz, Adam Michael; Ponca City, OK; Health Promotion Sebring, Sara Mae; Newton; Psychology Seely, Megan Taylor; Louisburg; Athletic Training Shaw, Sarah Catherine; Shawnee; Health Promotion Shepherd, Rodney Dean; Emporia; Rehabilitation Services Education Sights, Christopher; Fort Worth, TX; Recreation Smiley, Noel Denise; Oklahoma City, OK; Health Promotion Smith, Sara Jo; Lyndon; Psychology, Sociology Sprecker, Gerri L.; Americus; Rehabilitation Services Education, Leadership Takasuka, Yusuke; Saijoshi, Ehime, Japan; Recreation Tastove, Elaine Marie; Westphalia; Psychology Taylor, Joshua R.; Denver, CO; Recreation Treinen, Courtney Dawn; Emporia; Psychology Trupp, Taylor Janine; Tecumseh; Health Promotion Turner, Craig William; Emporia; Recreation

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Waldorf, Jennifer N.; Arkansas City; Psychology, Sociology Walker, Elizabeth Marie; Emporia; Psychology, Sociology Warhurst, Rachel Leeann; Chanute; Rehabilitation Services Education, Psychology Weaver, Tyrone T.; Emporia; Recreation, Coaching Webb, Joshua Pierson; Emporia; Psychology West, Dacey Jo; Burlington; Psychology, Sociology White, Barbara Ann; Emporia; Rehabilitation Services Education, Psychology White, Sarah R.; Kansas City, MO; Rehabilitation Services Education; Psychology Wilhelmson, Braden Eric; Emporia; Psychology, Business Wilson, Kelsey Rae; Holton; Health Promotion

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION THE TEACHERS COLLEGE (ELEMENTARY) Akerberg, Gail Marie; Wichita; Elementary Education Allen, Christina Marie; Udall; Elementary Education Anderson, Sarah Ashley; Overland Park; Elementary Education Arevalo-Bingham, Brooke Alise; Burlingame; Elementary Education Atwell, Amber Lane; Olathe; Elementary Education Bacon, Corey Lewis; Emporia; Elementary Education Bain, Hannah Lee; Lawrence; Elementary Education, Modern Language Baker, Gracy Ann; Osage City; Elementary Education Bauman, Ivelis Mercedes; Olathe; Elementary Education Becker, Kristine Amelia; Tecumseh; Elementary Education Brown, Jessica Ann; Mission; Elementary Education, Leadership Coltrane, Mikala Diane; Emporia; Elementary Education Cruz Del Cid, Susana B.; Houston, TX; Elementary Education, Modern Language Davis, Casie Ann; Emporia; Elementary Education Day, Tiffany Elisa-Ann; Wichita; Elementary Education Decker, Jullea Jordan; Bronson; Elementary Education Denny, Dawn M.; Valley Center; Elementary Education

Duke, Caroline Nicole; Olathe; Elementary Education Erikson, Lindy Lee; Olathe; Elementary Education Ewert, Katie Lucianna; Neodesha; Elementary Education Fangman, Kaitlyn Marie; Grantville; Elementary Education Farnsworth, Katie Marie; Bonner Springs; Elementary Education Fredricks, Caressa Leigh; Ottawa; Elementary Education George, Kacee Danielle; Windsor, MO; Elementary Education Gerstner, Carly Ann; Wichita; Elementary Education Hahn, Jaclyn Marie; Garden Plain; Elementary Education Hall, Crystal D.; Wichita; Elementary Education Hanken, Thomas John; Olathe; Elementary Education Hardeman, Courtney Quinn; Merriam; Elementary Education Heerey, Jennifer Lauren; Wichita; Elementary Education, Health Hendrickson, Jennifer Anne; Topeka; Elementary Education Jenkins, Natosha Leeanne; Osage City; Elementary Education Jilka, Adam J.; Hillsboro; Elementary Education Johnson, Sarah Elizabeth; Baldwin City; Elementary Education Keen, Amanda Denea; El Dorado; Elementary Education Kerbaugh, Katelyn Rose; Tonganoxie; Elementary Education King, Jordyn Leigh; Kansas City; Elementary Education Kitselman, Jared Damon; Lyndon; Elementary Education Knight, MacKenzie Dawn; Gardner; Elementary Education Lallement, Aaron Joshua; Leavenworth; Elementary Education Lallement, Amanda Marie; Leavenworth; Elementary Education Larue, Annamarie Lea; El Dorado; Elementary Education Lauppe, Erica Jordan; Meade; Elementary Education Ledy, Bethany Christine; Emporia; Elementary Education Likens, Lauren L.; Overland Park; Elementary Education Markowitz, Abbi Kate; Hamilton; Elementary Education May, Molly June; Garden Plain; Elementary Education McKenna, Brittanie Nichole; Kansas City, MO; Elementary Education

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BACCALAUREATE DEGREE CANDIDATES McMahon, Morgan Ann; Overland Park; Elementary Education Mead, Courtney Michelle; Goddard; Elementary Education Melton, Sarah Jean; Olathe; Elementary Education Miti, Dawn Elaine; Prairie Village; Elementary Education Nordeen, Laura Elizabeth; Olathe; Elementary Education Olivera, Ashli Eileen; Lawrence; Elementary Education Ova, Jenni Anne; Bonner Springs; Elementary Education Patton, Kristine Marie; Liberal; Elementary Education Pierson, Malarie Anne; Tonganoxie; Elementary Education Reber-Charboneau, Mary A.; Emporia; Elementary Education Richmond, Amanda Renee; Marion; Elementary Education Robb, Rachel Ann; Olathe; Elementary Education Rose, Kelly Ann; Prairie Village; Elementary Education Ruskin, Catherine Dayna; Shawnee; Elementary Education Scavuzzo, Lorrin Joan; Overland Park; Elementary Education Schaecher, Elvia Rosalia; Tonganoxie; Elementary Education Schmit, Courtney Marie; Olathe; Elementary Education Sherman, Rebecca Anne; Lenexa; Elementary Education Sprenkle, Stefanie Ann; Emporia; Elementary Education Spunaugle, Carol J.; Wichita; Elementary Education Steimel, Hannah Sue; Emporia; Elementary Education Stith, Kimberly Dawn; Olathe; Elementary Education Stitt, Brandon Ellis; Meriden; Elementary Education Sutton, Cassie Kay; Wakefield; Elementary Education Thomas, Chelsea Marie; El Dorado; Elementary Education Torkelson, Andrew William; Emporia; Elementary Education Travis, Melissa Nicole; Wichita; Elementary Education Tumbleson, Andrea Marie; Overland Park; Elementary Education

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Valles, Juliana; Emporia; Elementary Education Vanderford, Megan Lindsay; Princeton; Elementary Education Vang, Rachel Nicole; Shawnee; Elementary Education Voegeli, Therese Elizabeth; Tecumseh; Elementary Education Westhoff, Tamera Leigh; Olathe; Elementary Education Willis, Megan Lynn; Olathe; Elementary Education Worcester, Christine Lahue; Olathe; Elementary Education Xiong, Rachel Shoua; Stilwell; Elementary Education Zoglmann, Loryn Ann; Wellington; Elementary Education

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN EDUCATION THE TEACHERS COLLEGE (SECONDARY) Atwell, Samantha Dawn; Olathe; Social Sciences, Modern Language Ballinger, Blake Barrett; Olathe; Business Education Brokaw, Trey Dawson; Smithshire, IL; Physical Education, Coaching Clock, Kristina Ann; Emporia; Social Sciences Cole, Gavin Andrew; Moran; Social Sciences Colgin, Kaylan Brooke; Moran; Mathematics Cooke, Bryce Emerson; Olathe; Social Sciences Crocker, Victoria Ann; Berryton; English Davenport, Justine Renae; El Dorado; Physical Education & Health Education Dunkin, Matthew Joseph; Topeka; Physical Education, Coaching Edmonds, Elizabeth Therese; Leavenworth; English Edmonds, Rita K.; Leavenworth; Social Sciences & English, Ethnic Gender Studies Fox, Katherine Virginia; Easton; English Geis, Cassandra Marie; Emporia; Biology & Physical Education Gibbs, Tyler Charles; Lindsborg; Physical Education, Coaching Hanson, Blake Michael; Emporia; Social Sciences Harmon, Lesli M.; Osage City; English Horton, Mark Edward; Derby; Mathematics & Health Education Hutley, Hannah Elizabeth; Saint Marys; Social Sciences

Lamer, Steven Andrew; Waverly; Social Sciences Mangnall, Shannon Leigh; Marysville; Business Education McIver, Chase Bohannan; Overbrook; Mathematics Morton, Lauren Nicole; Jetmore; English Neal, Sean Phillip; Emporia; Social Sciences Norris, Johanna R; Emporia; Social Sciences Owen, Skyler David; Topeka; Physical Education, Coaching, Health Park, Crista Marie; Topeka; Art Patton, Sheldon Michael; Wichita; Social Sciences Pickert, James Stewart; Kansas City, MO; Physical Science & Chemistry Poindexter, Levi Thomas; Norwich; Social Sciences Redd, Brittany Marie; Emporia; Modern Language Sampel, Jack Kuran; Kansas City; Social Sciences, English Scheidt, Anjelica Grace; Junction City; Physical Education & Health Education Shade, Christine Suzann; Emporia; Social Sciences & Mathematics Sheridan, Caitlin J.; Mulvane; English Stallbaumer, Sydney A.; Linwood; English Standard, Joseph Paul; Liberty; English Steinbacher, Trevor Shane; Erie; Physical Education & Health Education, Coaching Stephens, Riley Elizabeth; Bronson; Biology Stover, Elizabeth Sue; Hiawatha; Physical Education & Health Education, Modern Language Tapia, Jacob Edward; Winfield; Business Education Taylor, Michelle Ann; Silver Lake; English & Speech & Theatre Thompson, Michelle Renee; Emporia; English, Coaching Trujillo, Adrian A.; Emporia; Mathematics Watson, Melisa S.; Council Grove; Social Sciences & Psychology Weaver, John Spencer; Olathe; Social Sciences Wheat, Tinika L.; Ottawa; Mathematics Wilson, Spencer Byron; Nortonville; Chemistry & Physics Woodward, Dustin Lee; El Dorado; Social Sciences Zappia, Tyler Adam; McKinney, TX; Mathematics

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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...........................................................................................................................Professor Amy Sage Webb 2012 Roe R. Cross Distinguished Professor (English, Modern Languages, and Journalism) STAR SPANGLED BANNER ..................................................................................................................................... Erin Gilmore Master of Music Major INTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................................Dr. Gwen Alexander Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs WELCOME...............................................................................................................................................Dr. Michael D. Shonrock President, Emporia State University BOARD OF REGENTS.........................................................................................................................The Honorable Tim Emert Independence CONFERRING OF DEGREES:

Michael D. Shonrock, President

Gwendolyn Alexander, Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Kathy Ermler, Dean, Graduate School and Distance Education

Marie Miller, Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

John C. Rich, Interim Dean, School of Business

Andrew Smith, Interim Dean, School of Library and Information Management

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...............................................................................................................................................Takako Iyadomi . Master of Music Major 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. SPRING 2013 COMMENCEMENT

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DOCTORATE, SPECIALIST, AND MASTERS CANDIDATES CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY SCHOOL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT

Foster, Amanda J.; Spring Hill; School Psychology Hoepner, Sara J.; Shawnee; School Psychology Jones, Jennifer M.; Olathe; School Psychology Moerike, Kirstin K.; Lenexa; School Psychology

Llamas, Rachel L.; Emporia; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Moran, Jennifer L.; Emporia; English Thesis: GREEN CHILDREN: APPLICATION OF ECOCRITICAL POETIC TECHNIQUE BY SNYDER, MERWIN, AND WALDMAN AS A VEHICLE TOWARD CHILDREN’S LITERATURE, EDUCATION, AND HUMAN LEGACY Major Professor: Dr. Kevin Rabas Paulus, Joshua E.; Newton; English Thesis: THE ELIOT-GINSBERG CONNECTION: POST-APOCALYPTIC, POST-WAR POETRY WITH AN ORIGINAL CREATIVE MANUSCRIPT “THE WEAK MINDS OF MY GENERATION” Major Professor: Dr. Kevin Rabas Schmidling, Sheri D.; Basehor; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Shahshahan, Hamid Reza; Emporia; Biology Toledo, Sonia G.; Roeland Park; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF ARTS LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF ARTS IN TEACHING LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES

Kaney, Peggy L.; Tahlequah, Oklahoma Dissertation: REPRESENTATIONS OF DISABILITY IN YOUTH LITERATURE: A DISCOURSE ANALYSIS OF AWARD WINNING BOOKS Committee: Dr. Mirah Dow (chair), Dr. Andrew Smith, Dr. Kathy Ermler, Dr. Carol Russell, Dr. Amy Aldridge Sanford

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE SPECIALIST IN EDUCATION THE TEACHERS COLLEGE

Allen, Rebekah J.; Manhattan; English Azzouz, Samia; Emporia; English Baldwin, Jennifer A.; Emporia; History Beach, Kimberly J.; Emporia; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Bowles, Kari; Emporia; English Thesis: SAY IT AND IT MAKES IT SO Major Professor: Amy Sage Web Brosemer, Rebekka M.; Overland Park; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Brydges, Shannon J.; Wichita; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Caro, Shawna L.; Emporia; English Thesis: A RHETORIC OF MONSTROSITY: AN ECOCRITICAL ANALYSIS OF ANIMALITY AND TRANSGRESSION IN THREE NOVELS Major Professor: Amy Sage Webb Dawson, Nigel A.; Wichita; History Glanzer, Kathryn M.; Hillsboro; English Halstead, Richard A.; Baldwin City; History Hamlin, Jeffrey J.; Lawrence; History Harber, Scott M.; Shawnee; English Kim, Jee Yoon; Pohang, South Korea; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Lee, Sungrim; Guri, South Korea; English Lee, Sun Suk; Seoul, South Korea; Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Liu, Ning; Dalian, China; English

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Hampton, Misti A.; Lebo Shultz, Ashley E.; Lakin

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF MUSIC LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES Claridge, Sue V.; Emporia Du, Lin; Dalian, China Gilmore, Erin M.; Emporia Grinter, Ryan S.; Emporia Iyadomi, Takako; Kawasaki City, Japan Liu, Yitong; Dalian, China Su, Yan; Tai’an City, China Tao, Fangzhi; Nanchang, China Wang, Funa; Emporia Zhang, Yilin; Dalian, China

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF SCIENCE LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES Anderson, Amanda M.; Baldwin City; Biology Beneke, James J.; St. Louis Park, Minnesota; Mathematics Chen, Xi; Dalian, China; Biology Thesis: DIVERSITY OF THE TYPE 1 INTRON/ITS REGION OF THE 18S rRNA GENE IN GEOMYCES SPECIES FROM THE RED HILLS OF KANSAS Major Professor: Dr. Scott Crupper 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 Hashim, Hayder Raheem; Al-Najaf, Iraq; Mathematics Hiraide, Norikatsu; Ebina-shi, Japan; Mathematics Jiang, Jue; Emporia; Physical Science Jiang, Lu; Fushun, China; Biology Thesis: [Cr(III)3O(O2CCH2CH3)6 (H2O)3]+(Cr3) TOXICITY POTENTIAL IN BACTERIAL AND MAMMALIAN CELLS Major Professor: Dr. Melissa M. Bailey Johnson, Bradley D.; Lawrence; Biology Lin, Changjun; Emporia; Biology Thesis: BETA-LACTAMASE GENES IN SOIL BACTERIA ISOLATED FROM THE BANKS OF THE NIANGUA RIVER IN MISSOURI Major Professor: Dr. Scott Crupper McClain, Pamela J.; Quenemo; Biology Melkumyan, Irada; Los Angeles, California; Mathematics Montgomery, Karen D.; Topeka; Mathematics Ni, Yiting; Emporia; Biology; Thesis: IN VIVO AND IN VITRO STUDIES OF EFFECTS OF ZERUMBONE ON HUMAN MALIGNANT MELANOMA Major Professor: Dr. Eric Yixin Yang Nicholson, Terri R.; Salina; Physical Science Pence, William S.; Kansas City, Missouri; Biology Reardon, Mary M.; Clovis, New Mexico; Physical Science Smith, Benjamin R.; De Soto; Biology Trump, Stephanie R.; Emporia; Physical Science Tuel, Kelley B.; Olathe; Biology Thesis: DEVELOPMENT AND FIELD TRIAL OF A MOLECULAR BIOLOGY TEACHING KIT UTILIZING HALOBACTERIUM SP. NRC-1 Major Professor: Dr. Tim Burnett Voegeli, Christine M.; Topeka, Mathematics Wang, Yiran; Shenyang, China; Biology

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Al-Rammah, Majd; Emporia Alwayel, Mohammed; Emporia Barnett, Matthew L.; Emporia Brown, TyNecshya M.; Kansas City Bruner, Calvin D. Jr.; McPherson Cauthon, Cameron J.; Wakarusa

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DOCTORATE, SPECIALIST, AND MASTERS CANDIDATES Davis, Blake B.; Seattle, Washington Deng, Hao; GuangZhou City, China Firman, Hamzah; Lawrence Ford, Kirsten A.; Wakarusa Fritz, Ryan R.; Salina Hoag, Erin N.; Prairie Village Ji, Weiwei; Dalian, China Johnson, Aron M.; Mission Khan, Omer Fateh; Emporia Li, Juan; Xi’an, China Lillich, Andrew P.; Louisburg Lu, Huibing; Dongguan City, China Lyon, Alisha A.; Emporia Mikkelson, Tyler L.; Stilwell Nemechek, Patrick S.; Olathe Sosa, Sasha D.; Emporia Wu, Chao; Nanchang, China Yan, Binbin; Dalian, China Yan, Han; Mudanjiang, China Yoneshima, Yosuke; Nishinomiya, Japan Zhang, Jun; Dalian, China Zhao, Yanting; Dalian, China

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF SCIENCE SCHOOL OF BUSINESS Bertholf, Jayna S.; Winfield; Business Education Crepeau, Kenneth L.; Biddeford, Maine; Business Education Shady, Michael G.; Fairview, Pennsylvania; Business Education Wright, Adam M.; Osage City; Business Education

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF EDUCATION THE TEACHERS COLLEGE Barry, Melissa J.; Superior, Nebraska; Teaching Faurot, Kevin E.; Meade; Teaching Trotter, Suzanne M.; Anthony; Teaching Wieser, Justin R.; Emporia; Teaching

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF SCIENCE THE TEACHERS COLLEGE Adams, Bethany L.; Liberal; Curriculum and Instruction Ashley, Natalie L.; Kansas City; Instructional Design and Technology Ast, John Parker; Onaga; Special Education Augustine, Shawn D.; Manhattan; Educational Administration Augustyn, Jamie A.; Burlington; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Banzhaf, Kayla J.; Vassar; School Counseling Barney, Madison D.; Chanute; Special Education

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Bartholomew, Jennifer; Derby; Special Education Bayer, Kelsie L.; Parkersburg, West Virginia; Master Teacher Bean, Christie A.; Olathe; Curriculum and Instruction Bechard, Brian A.; Gardner; Instructional Design and Technology Benson, Ann M.; Olathe; Curriculum and Instruction Berumen, Claudia B.; Snyder, Texas; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Berven, Arlene D.; Abilene; Master Teacher Biehler, Donalyn R.; Herington; Educational Administration Black, Megan A.; Olathe; Educational Administration Blas, Elise; Topeka; Instructional Design and Technology Bleil, Misty N.; Leavenworth; Special Education Bloomer, Catherine; Olathe; Curriculum and Instruction Bohr, Chelsey L.; Royal, Iowa; Clinical Psychology Bott, Renae A.; Linn; Master Teacher Bowe, Brian T.; Glens Falls, New York; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Bowman, Tracy A.; Holton; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Brandenburg, Candace L.; Pueblo West, Colorado; Art Therapy Brandt, Kellie E.; Princeton, Illinois; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Brickman, Charles J.; Mansfield, Ohio; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Brower, Merchon P.; Rochester, New York; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Brown, Heather D.; Olathe; Education Administration Brumback, Cindy; Baxter Springs; Special Education Buchanan, Christene R.; Topeka; Psychology Thesis: HOW WORK-FAMILY CONFLICT RELATES TO MARITAL SATISFACTION AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT Major Professor: Dr. George B. Yancey Buckman, Laura B.; Westwood; Educational Administration Buning, Kimberly S.; Olathe; Special Education Calcagni, Scott D.; Hyde Park, New York; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Callis, Jennifer L.; Abilene; Instructional Design and Technology Cannon, John C.; Medicine Lodge; Educational Administration Caouette, Lauren S.; Gardner, Massachusetts; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Carper, Kari L.; Great Bend; Early Childhood Education

Carroll, Theresa J.; Raytown, Missouri; Educational Administration Carter, Erin E.; Tallahassee, Florida; Art Therapy Cerenil, Maricela; Topeka; Early Childhood Education Cho, Jueun; Seoul, South Korea; Instructional Design and Technology Chronister, David G.; Lawrence; Instructional Design and Technology Clark, Bradley T.; Worcester, Massachusetts; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Clark, Phyllis A.; Olathe; Curriculum and Instruction Clodfelter, Mark C.; Haviland; Educational Administration Cokely, David A.; Kansas City, Missouri; Instructional Design and Technology Conner, Jessica M.; Wichita; Instructional Design and Technology Connolly, Andrea L.; Independence, Missouri; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Conrade, Elizabeth A.; Lawrence; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Cormode, William T.; Westphalia; Curriculum and Instruction Corn, Clara A.; Emporia; Art Therapy Thesis: COLOR SYMBOLISM IN ART THERAPY: AN EXPLORATION OF CULTURAL SPECIFICITY AND UNIVERSALITY Major Professor: Dr. Gaelynn P. Wolf Bordonaro Cornejo, Angel; Emporia; Educational Administration Cotterman, Deborah R.; Emporia; Art Therapy Crawford, Jason C.; Topeka; Special Education Crubel, Thomas K.; Topeka; Educational Administration Cunningham, Michelle D.; Emporia; Clinical Psychology Cuper, Jennifer A.; Topeka; Educational Administration Dahlberg, Scott E.; Fort Collins, Colorado; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Dakin, Jami E.; Emporia; Educational Administration Dall, Tamara L.; Emporia; Master Teacher Dalton, Brianna R.; Olathe; Curriculum and Instruction Daniels, Christopher M.; Kearney, Missouri; Curriculum and Instruction Dekat, Kristy M.; Emporia; Instructional Design and Technology Dempsey, Jillian E.; Kansas City; Master Teacher Denney, Valerie S.; Wichita; Art Therapy Denton, Shawn T.; Olathe; School Counseling Dieckgrafe, Ryan E.; Derby; Educational Administration

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DOCTORATE, SPECIALIST, AND MASTERS CANDIDATES Donaldson, Matthew S.; Riverton; Educational Administration Drumm, J. Olivia; Shiprock, New Mexico; Art Therapy Thesis: INCORPORATING ART THERAPY AS PART OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES OFFERED AT AN INDIAN HEALTH SERVICES (IHS) FACILITY: INTERVIEWS FROM THE NAVAJO RESERVATION Major Professor: Dr. Gaelynn P. Wolf Bordonaro DuBois, Andrea L.; Wichita; Clinical Psychology Duckett, Kaitlin A.; Goddard; Clinical Psychology Dunn, Lacey; Manhattan; Art Therapy Dutton, Shiloh D.; Smithville, Missouri; Educational Administration Earls, Misti D.; Leavenworth; Early Childhood Education Ehret, Joshua L.; Wichita; Instructional Design and Technology Ek, McKenzie L.; Andover; Master Teacher Engelcke, Frances M.; Belpre; Educational Administration Fairbanks, Jonathan R.; Elizabethtown, Kentucky; Educational Administration Farley, Tasia K.; Wellington; Clinical Psychology Felts, Thomas W.; Emporia; School Counseling Fennell, Anna M.; Grovetown, Georgia; Master Teacher Fischer, Jeffrey J.; Long Beach, California; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Fleet, Kelsey E.; Bel Aire; Clinical Psychology Flinn, Nicole A.; Lincoln; Instructional Design and Technology Flisnik, Amanda M.; Marcy, New York; Early Childhood Education Frank, Lawrence P. Jr.; Honolulu, Hawaii; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Furness, Stacy L.; Mason City, Iowa; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Galindo, Michelle M.; Emporia; Curriculum and Instruction Gallatin, Tamara L.; Wichita: Educational Administration Garey, Rosaland K.; Olathe; Curriculum and Instruction Gentry, Jennifer L.; Syracuse; Early Childhood Education Gleason, Trevor C.; Shawnee; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Goodwin, Brandi A.; Overland Park; Curriculum and Instruction Gordon, Thomas K. Jr.; Columbia, Illinois; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Graff, Michelle E.; Emporia; Early Childhood Education Green, Kyle P.; Oxford; Educational Administration

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Green, Nicole D.; Kansas City; Rehabilitation Counseling Greene, Luke; Overland Park; School Counseling Grieb, Bobbie Jo M.; Great Bend; Educational Administration Groene, Andrew J.; Lenexa; Educational Administration Gross, Megan C.; Sedgwick; Special Education Guffey, Nicholas W.; Topeka; Rehabilitation Counseling Gutsch, Seung H.; Emporia; Instructional Design and Technology Hamel, Daniel P.; El Dorado; Special Education Hamil, Jennifer; Lenexa; Curriculum and Instruction Hamilton, Cody R.; La Crosse; Educational Administration Hanna, Jessica M.; Kansas City; Special Education Hannebaum, Jessica; Prairie Village; Special Education Harder, Anne M.; El Dorado; Clinical Psychology Hare, Deborah E.; Wykoff, Minnesota; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Harmison, Jeremy L.; White City; Educational Administration Hasenkamp, Danielle M.; Centralia; Special Education Heath, Sarah J.; Wichita; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Hein, Carolyn M.; Eureka; Educational Administration Henry, Brooke J.; Topeka; Curriculum and Instruction Hicks, Kelly L.; Pine Plains, New York; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Higgins, Megan; Mound City; Special Education Hill, Nellie A.; Beloit; Educational Administration Hink, Andrea E.; Lenexa; Curriculum and Instruction Hodge, Danielle M.; Lenexa; Educational Administration Hodges, Isaac D.; Roeland Park; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Hoffman, Matthew J.; Mound City; Educational Administration Hogan, Denise A.; Wichita; Special Education Hsu, Yushan Sarah; Los Angeles, California; Psychology Thesis: THE BENEFITS OF HUMAN RESOURCES CERTIFICATIONS FOR HUMAN RESOURCES PROFESSIONALS AND THEIR ORGANIZATIONS Major Professor: Dr. George B. Yancey Hudson, Cheryl R.; Dwight; Instructional Design and Technology Irby, Matthew A.; Emporia; Educational Administration

Irminger, Tammy L.; Platte City, Missouri; Master Teacher James, Amber M.; Emporia; Art Therapy Jervis, Tiffany A.; Garden City; Instructional Design and Technology Johnson, Susanne L.; Scott City; Early Childhood Education Johnson, Tambra L.; Wichita; Special Education Keil, Drew A.; Paradise; Psychology Thesis: HOW OSTRACISM AT WORK AFFECTS EMPLOYEES’ PSYCHOLOGICAL WELL-BEING AND TURNOVER INTENTIONS Major Professor: Dr. George B. Yancey Kenison, Martha F.; Gilsum, New Hampshire; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Kennett, Michael S.; Topeka; Educational Administration Kent, Brooke E.; Emporia; Psychology Thesis: THE EFFECTS OF VIEWING A POLICE OFFICER ON ATTITUDES TOWARD THE POLICE: DOES GENDER AND PREVIOUS TROUBLE WITH THE LAW MATTER? Major Professor: Dr. Pamelyn M. MacDonald Kessell, Bradley E.; Lawrence; Clinical Psychology Ketchum, Chase A.; Wichita; Educational Administration Khan, Christina A.; Emporia; Educational Administration Kimbrel, Jean A.; Emporia; Mental Health Counseling Kirk, Shelley R.; Overland Park; Special Education Kleemann, Brian A.; West Henrietta, New York; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Konzem, Sally A.; Lawrence; Mental Health Counseling Kost, Kyle M.; Ottawa; Educational Administration Krehbiel, Jennifer N.; Emporia; Mental Health Counseling Lahey, Patrick W.; Wallkill, New York; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Landauer, Lesa R.; Salina; Special Education LaPoint, Jill H.; Lawrence; Special Education Larsen, Keith L.; Pomona; Rehabilitation Counseling Lawson, Misty K.; Emporia; Curriculum and Instruction Lee, Carolyn E.; Emporia; Educational Administration and School Counseling Leininger, Logan N.; Kansas City, Missouri; Psychology Leonard, Kelly L.; Salina; Educational Administration Lisher, Brett R.; Iola; Health, Physical Education and Recreation

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DOCTORATE, SPECIALIST, AND MASTERS CANDIDATES Lisher, Jayme L.; Lawrence; Curriculum and Instruction Liu, Ting; Beijing, China; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Liu, Yimeng; Emporia; Instructional Design and Technology Liu, Yun; Bella Vista, Arkansas; Instructional Design and Technology Livesay, Sarah; Newton; Educational Administration Lockamy, Trever L.; Augusta; Educational Administration Loe, Rebecca M.; Lawrence; Early Childhood Education Long, Daniel J.; Mission; Special Education Longacre, Mary Ann; Emporia; School Counseling Ma, Li; Chengdu, China; Instructional Design and Technology Magie, Daniel D.; Wichita; Educational Administration Malican, Timothy P.; East Aurora, New York; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Martens, Amanda L.; Shelby, Iowa; Psychology Thesis: EXAGGERATED GENDER DIFFERENCES? MALLEABILITY OF GENDER IDENTITY WITH VIDEO GAMES Major Professor: Dr. Cathy A. Grover Martinez, Mandy L.; Junction City; Curriculum and Instruction Mathews, Katie J.; Olpe; School Counseling McCambridge, Michael E.; Independence; Educational Administration McCarthy, Amanda L.; Wichita; Psychology Thesis: AN EXAMINATION OF HOW GENDER, GENERATIONAL DIFFERENCES, AND TEAM SETTING WILL AFFECT BURNOUT SUBSCALES Major Professor: Dr. Brian Schrader McCauley, Kala M.; Overland Park; School Counseling McGuire, Shawn P.; Wichita; Instructional Design and Technology Miller, Melanie L.; Lee’s Summit, Missouri; Instructional Design and Technology McWhirt, Christy L.; Eudora; Master Teacher Michaelson, Suzanne M.; Rye, New York; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Moody, Angela M.; Garnett; Educational Administration Morgenstern, Janet L.; Baldwin City; Special Education Morris, Jaime D.; Emporia; Psychology Thesis: EXAMINING THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN COWORKER ORGANIZATIONAL CITIZENSHIP BEHAVIORS AND EMPLOYEE TURNOVER INTENTIONS Major Professor: Dr. George B. Yancey

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Morrison, Breanna M.; Augusta; Psychology Thesis: THE EFFECTS OF COGNITIVE BIASES ON MANAGERIAL DECISION MAKING Major Professor: Dr. George B. Yancey Muraski, Peter E.; Marysville; Special Education Murphy, Lisa A.; Olathe; Special Education Neil, Nicole R.; Lawrence; Early Childhood Education Nelson, Kayla F.; Wichita; Early Childhood Education Neubauer, Anthony S.; Olathe; Curriculum and Instruction Newkirk, Heather N.; Neodesha; Special Education Norman, Kelley M.; Lawrence; Educational Administration Norris, David L.; Wichita; Instructional Design and Technology Nyman, Tonya K.; Emporia; Special Education Oliver, Yolanda A.; Belton, Missouri; Master Teacher Olney, Brandon J.; Overland Park; Curriculum and Instruction Page, Bradley C.; Lawrence; Educational Administration Patterson, Heather A.; Garden City; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Pearson, Kyle W.; Shawnee; Psychology Pepper, Kate E.; Kansas City, Missouri; Special Education Peppiatt, Angela D.; Canton; Early Childhood Education Pickell, Brandon R.; Buford, Georgia; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Piculell, Antone K; Leesburg, Florida; Instructional Design and Technology Pientka, Rachel D.; Emporia; Psychology Thesis: EFFECTS OF SOCIAL SUPPORT ON EXPERIENCED BURNOUT AMONG CHILD WELFARE WORKERS Major Professor: Dr. George B. Yancey Pillar, April E.; Parma, Ohio; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Poff, Kelli L.; Stockbridge, Georgia; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Pomerenke, Kristen M.; Olathe; Master Teacher Pontious, Mitchell D.; Rose Hill; Educational Administration Primeaux, Jennifer A.; Emporia; Art Therapy and Mental Health Counseling Quanstrom, Cheri L.; Topeka; Special Education Rabel, Taylar D.; Gardner; Curriculum and Instruction Rea, Amber L.; Lawrence; Special Education Reed, Mark A.; Red Wing, Minnesota; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Renk, Heather L.; Salina; Educational Administration

Rheaume, Alison M.; Hudson, Massachusetts; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Rice, Michele M.; Caldwell; Educational Administration Richard, David A.; Topeka; Educational Administration Riedy, Shauna E.; El Dorado; Instructional Design and Technology Roderick, Elizabeth A.; Bliss, New York; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Rodriguez, Joseph Sr.; New York, New York; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Russell, Janelle E.; Manhattan; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Salsberry, Stephanie C.; Manhattan; Curriculum and Instruction Saxon, Melissa J.; Olathe; Curriculum and Instruction Schardt, Tamara R.; Wayne, Nebraska; Art Therapy Schauer, Christopher P.; Fargo, North Dakota; Art Therapy Schlup, Steven B.; Cottonwood Falls; Special Education Schneider, Amy L.; Olathe; Educational Administration Schneider, Chase B.; Tribune; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Schreiber, Michael R.; Zanesville, Ohio; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Serafino, Andrew; Nederland, Texas; Psychology Thesis: FACEBOOK USERS’ REACTIONS TO POSTS CONTAINING RELIGIOUS AND ATHEIST VIEWS Major Professor: Dr. Cathy A. Grover Shaughnessy, Ceara D.; Emporia; Mental Health Counseling Shipman, Christopher E.; Clearwater; Educational Administration Shogren, Tiffany L.; Gardner; Instructional Design and Technology Signaigo, Nicholas D.; Encinitas, California; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Sill, Alaina M.; Liberal; Early Childhood Education Simpkins, Robert L. II; Wilson, North Carolina; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Skorupan, Jennifer D.; Olathe; Master Teacher Smith, Brent E.; Emporia; Mental Health Counseling Smith, Brinson E.; Dallas, Georgia; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Snethen, Dusty D.; Topeka; Educational Administration Soyland, Laura M.; Weston, Missouri; Special Education Storm, Jason D.; Augusta; Special Education Stuart, Michael D.; Leavenworth; Curriculum and Instruction

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DOCTORATE, SPECIALIST, AND MASTERS CANDIDATES Stubbs, Carson V.; Emporia; School Counseling Sump, Nolan G.; Blue Rapids; Special Education Talboy, Geoffrey P.; Augusta; Educational Administration Taylor, Brittany J.; Granby, Massachusetts; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Taylor, Laura K.; Martin, Tennessee; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Torres, Felicia A.; Kansas City; Curriculum and Instruction Tovey, Alyssa R.; Overland Park; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Travis, Matthew P.; Westborough, Massachusetts; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Traxson, Michelle A.; Edna; Master Teacher Tseng, Daphne Ching Yu; Taipei, Taiwan; Instructional Design and Technology Tucker, William L.; Falmouth, Kentucky; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Turner, Kimberly D.; West Memphis, Arkansas; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Turner, Teresa C.; Peculiar, Missouri; Special Education Unruh, Kay M.; Haviland; Master Teacher Van Allen, Justin L.; Green Bay, Wisconsin; Health, Physical Education and Recreation VanNortwick, Minta J.; Havensville; Special Education Vega, George A.; Kansas City; Early Childhood Education Wedemeier, Shannon C.; Mission; Educational Administration Weiner, Tom F.; Highland, New York; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Welch, Stephen J.; Dallas, Georgia; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Wendling, Chaussee K.; Olathe; Educational Administration Wessel, John; Fairview Park, Ohio; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Whetstone, Anthony L.; Winfield; Special Education White, Wendolyn O.; Eudora; Special Education Whitson, Kirsten A.; Emporia; Psychology

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Whittaker, Christopher; Esopus, New York; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Wiens, Lucas B.; Topeka; Curriculum and Instruction Wild, Justin A.; Emporia; Educational Administration Williams, Ronald D. Jr.; Chanute; Educational Administration Wilson, Jason R.; Leominster, Massachusetts; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Wolf, Leslie A.; Mission; Master Teacher Wright, Kassandra L.; Paola; Health, Physical Education and Recreation Xu, Min; Nantong, China; Psychology Zhang, Qing; Xuzhou, China; Instructional Design and Technology

CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE MASTER OF LIBRARY SCIENCE SCHOOL OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION MANAGEMENT Begin, Carolyne N.; Portland, Oregon Bemis, Cheryl E.; Eugene, Oregon Bonner, Elizabeth A.; Happy Valley, Oregon Brooks, LaKeitha L.; Emporia Brosz, Doris A.; Andover Carlson, Adam T.; Portland, Oregon Clark, William L.; Harrisonville, Missouri Coulbourne, Eric W.; Great Bend Dain, April; McMinnville, Oregon Davis, Christy L.; Klamath Falls, Oregon Dick, Alphild A.; Manhattan Duey, Lottie L.; Springfield, Oregon Elliot, Heather J.; Portland, Oregon Feduccia, Kathleen R.; Portland, Oregon Frazier, Amy I.; Portland, Oregon Freeman, Caren R.; Kansas City Garcia, Crystal R.; Newberg, Oregon Gorton, Jessica L.; Portland, Oregon Hale, Melinda; Provo, Utah Hannon, Marcia L.; Topeka Hardy, Sarah B.; Gresham, Oregon Harries, Ruth A.; Wichita Haslam, Katherine A.; Murray, Utah Healy, Jeff; Manhattan

Heupel, Casey Q.; Manteca, California Hodges, Rachel R.; Emporia Hoffman, Brianna K.; Kennewick, Washington Hult, Matthew E.; Olathe Jennings, Emily L.; Topeka Johnson, Clara D.; Hillsboro, Oregon Johnson, Jayme J.; Emporia Kaip, Matthew D.; Colorado Springs, Colorado King, Judith A.; Portland, Oregon Kliewer, Jeanne; Seattle, Washington Lawton, Eileen T.; Overland Park Leigh-Bullard, Andrew; Emporia Liposchak, Amber J.; Overland Park Lohmann, Samuel H.; Portland, Oregon Longshore, Jacob G.; Portland, Oregon McClanahan, Jessica D.; Kansas City, Missouri McGuire, Abigail E.; Great Bend Meehlhause, Kellie L.; Mounds View, Minnesota Middleswart, Amy L.; Beaverton, Oregon Moore, Sandra E.; Lawrence Morrison, Stephanie A.; Olathe Newton, Tiffany L.; Emporia Nigam, Neelima; Tigard, Oregon Ohira, Yumi; Burlington Patton, Kimberly A.; Lawrence Perkins, Ashley N.; Portland, Oregon Pollock, Ian A.; Seattle, Washington Ponciano, Ingrid; Emporia Raburn, Jessica L.; Wichita Schellenger, Shelby; Manhattan Schwarze, Emily J.; Emporia Smith, Lauren R.; Portland, Oregon Songchild, Mahalia; Springfield, Oregon Strangstalien, Amber L.; Portland, Oregon Street, Katherine A.; Arlington, Oregon Terry, Courtney M.; Grand Ronde, Oregon Travers, Kristen A.; Tillamook, Oregon Weir, Kimberly D.; Mission Westfall, Dhyana C.; Portland, Oregon Wheeler, Mary K.; Overland Park Williams, Jennifer; Wichita Worcester, Sara A.; Osborne Worthington, Deborah R.; Colorado Springs, Colorado

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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:

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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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Emporia State University Spring Commencement 2013