Park University Kansas City Area December 2013 Graduates Announced

Monday, December 16, 2013


Dec. 16, 2013 Park University held its December 2013 Kansas City Area Commencement ceremony on Dec. 14 at the Community of Christ Auditorium in Independence, Mo. The University had 411 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — 259 undergraduates received their bachelor’s degree, 120 graduate students received their master’s degree, 12 students received their associate degree and 20 students received graduate or undergraduate certificates.

LIST OF GRADUATE DEGREES CONFERRED

(Name, Current Hometown [High school attended or city originally from, if known], Degree Concentration [if applicable])

Master of Business Administration
          •  Ali Abbasov, Mingachevir, Azerbaijan, Finance
          •  Steven John Albert, Tacoma, Wash., Management Information Systems
          •  Stephanie Lynn Arnold, Sibley, Mo., Business Administration
          •  Joan Atim, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Gulu, Uganda), Finance
          •  William Charles Bartlett, Camarillo, Calif. (attended Hartford [Ark.] High School), Finance
          •  Luke Bever, Clovis, N.M. (attended Waynesville [Mo.] High School), Business Administration
          •  Kristin M. Blunk, Kirksville, Mo. (attended Princeton [Mo.] High School), Business Administration
          •  James Brown, Lee’s Summit, Mo. (attended F.L. Schlagle High School, Kansas City, Kan.), Business Administration
          •  Hilary L. Brown, Dayton, Ohio (attended Kettering [Ohio] High School), Business Administration
          •  Joebelle Marquez Bryden, Lacey, Wash. (attended Northridge High School, Layton, Utah), Finance
          •  Tara Leigh Buss, Summerville, S.C. (attended Chaney High School, Youngstown, Ohio), Business Administration
          •  Bryan William Case, Pensacola, Fla., Business Administration
          •  Nilza A. Conde, Orlando, Fla., Healthcare/Health Service Management
          •  David M. Conrad, Wichita Falls, Texas (attended East Texas Charter High School, Longview, Texas), Business Administration
          •  Francisco Roberto Cruz, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Westfield [N.Y.] Academy and Central School), Business Administration
          •  Aaron William Curtis, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Kearney [Mo.] High School), Business Administration
          •  Jason Seth Eastman, Jacksonville, N.C., Finance
          •  Rishon Gengezha, Kansas City, Mo., Finance
          •  Bhoj Raj Ghimire, Olathe, Kan. (originally from Barahathawa, Nepal), Business Administration
          •  Xiaowei Hu, Leawood, Kan. (originally from Qinhuangdao, China), Business Administration
          •  Valerie Anne Hunsche, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Freemont-Mills High School, Tabor, Iowa), Finance
          •  Benjamin Ifada, Grain Valley, Mo. (originally from Surulere, Nigeria, Finance
          •  Marcella Annette Johnston, Crestview, Fla., Finance
          •  Megan Marie Jones, Shawnee, Kan. (attended Oak Park High School, Kansas City, Mo.), International Business
          •  Kevin Eric Kirkendall, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, Finance
          •  Isaiah Maina Kungu, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Kangema, Kenya), International Business
          •  Kimberly Dawn LaPorte, Fort Belvoir, Va., Business Administration
          •  Darek Lee Malone, Oklahoma City, Okla. (attended Lampasas [Texas] High School), Business Administration
          •  Sonya Leiataua Moafanua, Barstow, Calif. (attended Tafuna High School, Pago Pago, American Samoa), Business Administration
          •  Greta Maria Moore, Dayton, Ohio, Business Administration
          •  Bobbiedee Marie Osborn, United States Army Base Garrison, Grafenwoehr, Germany (attended West Vigo High School, West Terre Haute, Ind.), Finance
          •  Leslie Owusu Aborah, Parkville, Mo. (originally from Kumasi, Ghana), Finance
          •  Kristen Wilkins Perillo, Fredericksburg, Va. (attended Lake Brantley High School, Altamonte Springs, Fla.), Business Administration
          •  Frank Stanley Pyrdeck, Layton, Utah (attended Charleroi Area [Pa.] High School), Business Administration
          •  Samantha E. Ransom, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Smithville [Mo.] High School), Finance
          •  James Dorn Ransom, Kansas City, Mo., Finance
          •  Rebecca Roberson, Cedar Creek, Texas (attended Fowlerville [Mich.] High School), Business Administration
          •  Emilio Rodriguez Lopez, Winter Park, Fla., Business Administration
          •  Kenneth Everett Romine, Osan Air Force Base, South Korea, Business Administration
          •  Kade Vincent Ruhlman, Macedonia, Ohio (attended Bellevue [Ohio] High School), Finance
          •  Melissa A. Rust, Choctaw, Okla., Business Administration
          •  Noela Rwejuna, Parkville, Mo. (originally from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania), Business Administration
          •  Breanna Kaye Saunders, Lee’s Summit, Mo., Business Administration
          •  Angela Marie Shaffer, Hiawatha, Kan. (attended Blue Springs South [Mo.] High School), Business Administration
          •  James Marshall Sheppard, Rochester, Minn. (attended Wynona (Okla.) High School), Business Administration
          •  Pratik Subedi, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Kathmandu, Nepal), Finance
          •  Grace Mary Taibi, North Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Nairobi, Kenya), Finance
          •  Daniel Roy Thompson, Kansas City, Mo., Business Administration
          •  Alyssa M. Trosen, Vaihingen, Germany, International Business
          •  Kathryn Lynn Urse, Beavercreek, Ohio, Finance
          •  Thomas Alexander Vadakkeveetil, Washington, D.C. (originally from Kerala, India), Finance
          •  Dwayne E. Weston, Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany (attended Wayne High School, Huber Heights, Ohio), Management Information Systems
          •  Wayne Edward Williams, Suwanee, Ga., Healthcare/Health Service Management
          •  Bryan Williams, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School, Kansas City, Mo.), Finance
          •  Edward Wilson, Hampton, Va. (originally from Gwangju, South Korea), Management Information Systems

Master of Education
          •  Leona K. Baskerville, Parkville, Mo. (attended Valhalla High School, El Cajon, Calif.), Teacher Leadership
          •  Nancy Esfandiary Booth, Parkville, Mo., General Studies
          •  Barbara E. Carroll, Böblingen, Germany (attended Valley High School, Las Vegas, Nev.), Adult Education
          •  Shari Elizabeth Cromer, Mount Joy, Pa. (attended Dripping Springs [Texas] High School), Adult Education
          •  Audra Ann Dowty, Buckner, Mo. (Princeton [Mo.] High School), Teacher Leadership
          •  Jennifer Lynn Merritt, Carpentersville, Ill. (Marshall [Mich.] High School), Adult Education
          •  Julie May Walsh, East Dorset, Vt. (Joseph A. Foran High School, Milford, Conn.), Adult Education
          •  Diana Lynn Walters, Independence, Mo., Early Childhood Education
          •  Samantha Jackson Wright, Bonaire, Ga. (attended Windsor Forest High School, Savannah, Ga.), Adult Education
          •  Teresa Lynn Zak, Parkville, Mo. (attended Mechanicsburg [Pa.] Area High School), Adult Education

Master of Arts in Teaching
          •  Jennifer Anne Jungling, Holt, Mo. (attended Rockford [Iowa] High School), 5-9 Math
          •  Jennifer L. Spiegel, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Turner High School, Kansas City, Kan.), 9-12 English

Master of Public Affairs
          •  Adel Alakab, Overland Park, Kan., Disaster and Emergency Management
          •  Jaime Ricardo Alberti, Orlando Fla. (attended Colonial High School), Public Management
          •  Erica K. Anderson, Baldwin City, Kan. (attended Maranatha Christian Academy, Shawnee, Kan.), Public Management
          •  Christina Michelle Aragon, El Paso, Texas (attended Andress High School), Nonprofit and Community Service
          •  Linda Rich Barnett, Springfield, Va., Disaster and Emergency Management
          •  Robert Michael Bates, O’Fallon, Mo. (attended Belleville East [Ill.] High School), Public Management
          •  Jamar Bennett, Benton, Ark. (attended Pine Bluff [Ark.] High School), Disaster and Emergency Management
          •  Cindy Marie Botts, San Antonio, Texas (attended Old Mill High School, Millersville, Md.), Disaster and Emergency Management
          •  Kimberly Shayna Candelaria, Kansas City, Mo., Disaster and Emergency Management
          •  Nicolle M. Capps, Katy, Texas (attended Branson [Mo.] High School), Disaster and Emergency Management
          •  Christopher Joseph Clubine, Kansas City, Mo. (attended North Kansas City [Mo.] High School), Public Management
          •  Andrew Michael Conyers, Kansas City, Kan. (attended Turner High School), Disaster and Emergency Management
          •  Kelli Vanessa Dawkins, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Grandview [Mo.] High School), Nonprofit and Community Service
          •  Anthony Egbuchulam, Carmichael, Calif., Public Management
          •  Jason Alexander Goldstein, Dallas, Texas (Sunset High School, Dallas, Texas), Disaster and Emergency Management
          •  Angela Marie Halvorson, Dupont, Wash. (attended Sacred Heart-Griffin High School, Springfield, Ill.), Nonprofit and Community Service
          •  Jennifer Lynn Ham, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Liberty [Mo.] High School), Nonprofit and Community Service
          •  Arij Osama Hawari, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia), Public Management
          •  Angela Lorraine Houston, Trenton, Ill. (attended Bella Vista High School, Fair Oaks, Calif.), Public Management
          •  Ruth A. Hubenthal, Kansas City, Kan., Economics and Global Strategy
          •  Pamela Ebony Jernigan, Chicago, Ill., Nonprofit and Community Service
          •  Nicholas W. Jones, Mountain Home, Idaho (attended Rogers [Ark.] Heritage High School), Nonprofit and Community Service
          •  Scott Kellerman, State College, Pa. (attended State College Area High School), Public Management
          •  Jessica Lynne Lee, Alexandria, Va. (attended Locust Fork [Ala.] High School), Economics and Global Strategy
          •  Sasha Renee Lewis, Lee’s Summit, Mo., Nonprofit and Community Service
          •  Kristin O. Lum-Young, Fredericksburg, Va., Business and Government Relations
          •  Timothy Lynn Moore, Carlisle, Pa. (attended Marion [Ohio] Harding High School), Disaster and Emergency Management
          •  John Daniel Olsen, Independence, Mo. (attended Truman High School), Disaster and Emergency Management
          •  Shontrice Lynnale Patillo, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Lincoln College Preparatory Academy), Public Management
          •  Holly Elizabeth Phillips, Duluth, Minn. (attended Eveleth-Gilbert [Minn.] High School), Disaster and Emergency Management
          •  John Christopher Shields, Frankfurt, Germany, Economics and Global Strategy
          •  Russell Alan Spruill, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Yukon [Okla.] High School), Public Management
          •  Mary Denise Taylor-Rhodes, Lee’s Summit, Mo., Public Management

Master of Healthcare Administrationn
          •  Stacey Renea Arens-Wilson, Columbia, Mo. (attended Harrisburg [Mo.] High School)
          •  Abubakar A. Binji, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Sokoto, Nigeria)
          •  Nathan W. Bluto, Colorado Springs, Colo.
          •  Felisa L. Burton, Jonesboro, Ark. (attended Blytheville [Ark.] High School)
          •  Marie Antoinette Caldwell, DeSoto, Kan.
          •  Minza I. Cheyo, Overland Park, Kan. (originally from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania)
          •  Robert Joseph Criscione, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Winnetonka High School)
          •  Joyce M. Ellis, Centerville, Ohio (attended Wilmington [Ohio] High School)
          •  Cosmas Amaechi Eze, Henderson, Nev.
          •  Virginia Kagotho, Shawnee, Kan. (originally from Mweiga, Kenya)
          •  John F. LaDouceur, Locust Grove, Va. (attended Taconic High School, Pittsfield, Mass.)
          •  Lorrie Oldham, Fort Bragg, N.C.
          •  Maksym O. Ovsiyenko, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Rivne, Ukraine)
          •  Jamie L. Stevens, Kansas City, Kan.
          •  Irene Jepkosgei Sugut, Overland Park, Kan. (originally from Nairobi, Kenya)

Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership
          •  Charles Joseph Beirne, Bridgeport, W.Va.
          •  Marcus D. Dickerson, Shawnee, Kan. (attended Sumner Academy, Kansas City, Kan.)
          •  Andrew Waymon Forester, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Lisa A. Hall, Edgewood, N.M.
          •  Terrence King Henry, Savannah, Ga. (attended Oxon Hill [Md.] High School)
          •  Bobbi Jo Stidham, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Carrollton [Ohio] High School)

Master of Music Performance
          •  Fabio Silva Peixoto, Campos dos Goytacazes, Brazil, Violin Performance

Graduate Certificate
          •  David M. Conrad, Wichita Falls, Texas (attended East Texas Charter High School, Longview, Texas), Disaster and Emergency Management
          •  Corey Q. Cornett, Lee’s Summit, Mo. (attended Fort Osage High School, Independence, Mo.), Nonprofit Leadership
          •  Jason Alexander Goldstein, Dallas, Texas (attended Sunset High School), Nonprofit Leadership
          •  Angela Marie Halvorson, Dupont, Wash. (attended Sacred Heart Griffin High School, Springfield, Ill.), Healthcare/ Health Services Management and Leadership
          •  Travis Donald Hildreth, Charleston, S.C. (attended Sumter [S.C.] High School), Computer and Network Security
          •  Michael J. Hoyt, Fort Scott, Kan., Business and Government Leadership
          •  Bryan Meehan, Walton, Neb., Computer and Network Security
          •  William J. Modglin, Scott City, Mo., Healthcare and Service Management
          •  Lorrie Oldham, Fort Bragg, N.C., Healthcare Management and Leadership
          •  Tammy L. Pierce-Cerny, Olathe, Kan. (attended Centerville [Iowa] High School), Healthcare Management and Leadership
          •  Patricia Robinson, Kansas City, Mo (attended Paseo Academy for Fine and Performing Arts), Nonprofit Leadership
          •  Charriot Rose Sales, Spangdahlem Air Force Base, Germany (attended West High School, Green Bay, Wis.), Healthcare and Service Management
          •  Ryan A. Sharp, Independence, Mo., Disaster and Emergency Management
          •  James Marshall Sheppard, Rochester, Minn. (attended Winona [Okla.] High School), Healthcare Management and Leadership
          •  Jennifer L. Thompson, Colby, Kan., Nonprofit Leadership
          •  Robert H. Toplikar, Leawood, Kan. (attended Blue Valley North High School, Overland Park, Kan.), Healthcare/Health Services Management and Leadership
          •  DeLent Toresa Tyson, Lee’s Summit, Mo. (attended East High School, Kansas City, Mo.), Healthcare and Service Management
          •  John William Zimbelman, Kansas City, Kan. (attended Elizabeth [Colo.] High School) Disaster and Emergency Management

LIST OF UNDERGRADUATE DEGREES CONFERRED

(Honors designation key ([at least 45 earned credit hours prior to the last term of enrollment at Park University]):
          •  @ — Summa Cum Laude (3.9 to 4.0 grade point average)
          •  # — Magna Cum Laude (3.7 to 3.899 GPA)
          •  $ — Cum Laude (3.5 to 3.699 GPA)
          •  % — With Distinction (students who complete 24 to 44 credit hours at Park with a 3.75 GPA or better)
(Name, Current Hometown [High school attended, if provided], Degree Concentration)

Bachelor of Arts
          •  Paige Leanne Ahart, Kingston, Mo. (attended Polo [Mo.] High School), Communication Arts/Journalism
          •  Erick Albuquerque, Belo Horizonte, Brazil), Business Administration/Marketing
          •  $ Nuno Alvez Primo, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Algarve, Portugal), Business Administration/Management
          •  # Maria Paula Alzate, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Carlisle [Pa.] High School), Communication Arts/Journalism
          •  Michael Ikenna Anorue, West Hempstead, N.Y., Communication Arts/Public Relations
          •  Anahi Arzola, Blue Springs, Mo., Criminal Justice Administration/Security
          •  Matthew I. Bradley, Jacksonville, N.C. (attended DuPont Manual High School, Louisville, Ky.), Psychology
          •  Marlana Dawn Corona, Castroville, Texas (attended Medina Valley High School), Criminal Justice Administration/Corrections
          •  $ Jonathan David Cox, Parkville, Mo. (attended Park Hill South High School, Riverside Mo.), Political Science/American Politics
          •  Jennifer Elisabeth Elder, Kearney, Mo., Psychology
          •  @ Allison R. Enke, Independence, Mo., Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement
          •  Fray Luis Fajardo Arteaga, Maracay, Venezuela, Communication Arts/Broadcasting
          •  Cal Foster, Excelsior Springs, Mo. (attended Excelsior Springs High School), Business Administration/Finance
          •  Teresa Givens, Lee’s Summit, Mo., Child and Family Studies
          •  Carlos Gonzalez Carrasquero, Riverside, Mo. (originally from Maracaibo, Venezuela), Political Science/American Politics
          •  @ Lateeshia G. Hall, Mascoutah, Ill., Psychology
          •  Stephen Lee Harvey, Weston, Mo. (attended West Platte High School), Business Administration/Management
          •  # Mintao Huang, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Zhanjiang, China), Liberal Studies/Philosophy
          •  Zachary Isaiah Tavio Jones, Herndon, Va. (Cabrillo High School, Lompoc, Calif.), Sociology
          •  Lenah Wanjiru Kamau, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Nairobi, Kenya), Business Administration/Management
          •  Temuulen Khad, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia), Business Administration/Finance
          •  Kristin M. Kincheloe-Wright, Parkville, Mo. (attended Park Hill High School, Kansas City, Mo.), Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement
          •  @ Jennifer Renae Krupa, Parkville, Mo. (attended Park Hill South High School, Riverside, Mo.), Psychology
          •  Brandon J. McKenzie, Parkville, Mo., Communication Arts/Broadcasting
          •  @ Rebecca Lynn McMullen, Cameron, Mo. (attended Liberty [Mo.] High School), Sociology
          •  @ Jessica Mead, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Reeds Spring [Mo.] High School), Communication Arts/Communication Theory and Human Relations
          •  @ Jennie Nicole Myers, Lenexa, Kan., Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
          •  @ Matthew Ryan Nance, Kansas City, Kan., Graphic Design
          •  Ashley Marie Nill, Kansas City, Kan., Communication Arts/Public Relations
          •  # Justin Allen Norman, Lenexa, Kan. (attended North Platte High School, Dearborn, Mo.), Business Administration/Finance
          •  Kathryn M. Partridge, Liberty, Mo. (attended Liberty High School), Organizational Communication
          •  Camille Elizabeth Pete, Parkville, Mo. (attended Leavenworth High School, Leavenworth, Kan.), Psychology
          •  Nicholas A. Piacenza, Kansas City, Mo. (attended St. Pius X High School), Graphic Design
          •  Kati Rose Pirak, Liberty, Mo. (attended Liberty High School), Legal Studies
          •  Lauren Lynn Purdy, Arlington, Texas (attended James W. Martin High School), Communication Arts/Public Relations
          •  @ Erinn Jo Ramsey, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Lee’s Summit [Mo.] High School), Organizational Communication
          •  $ Jessica Brooke Robke, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Park Hill High School), Organizational Communication
          •  # Kelsi R. Schieber, Lee’s Summit, Mo. (attended Blue Springs [Mo.] South High School), Organizational Communication
          •  Mindy Marie Simmons, Independence, Mo. (attended Center Place Restoration School), Business Administration/Management
          •  Sydney Renee Smith, Fort Worth, Texas, Communication Arts/Public Relations
          •  @ Ashley Morgan Stapleton, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Kearney [Mo.] High School), Fine Art
          •  Jessica Eden Stewart, Kansas City, Mo., Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
          •  Jamie Leigh Tanno, Smithville, Mo., Interdisciplinary Studies
          •  Grant Adam Trahant, Overland Park, Kan. (attended Chalmette [La.] High School), Political Science/International Politics
          •  Joshua Alan Watson, Parkville, Mo. (Hazelwood Central High School, Florissant, Mo.), Elementary Education
          •  Pearl Stacey Webb, Kansas City, Mo., Communication Arts/Public Relations
          •  $ Allison Jolene Weedin, Excelsior Springs, Mo. (attended Excelsior Springs High School), Business Administration/Marketing
          •  Brock Young, Kansas City, Kan., Political Science/American Politics

Bachelor of Public Administration
          •  James Halliburton, Kansas City, Mo., Public Administration
          •  Steven D. Huonker, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School), Public Administration
          •  Benjamin Moll, Kansas City, Mo., Public Administration/Public Service
          •  # Jordan Michael Nelson, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Raytown [Mo.] High School), Public Administration/Homeland Security
          •  # Ian Andrew Rost, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Warren County High School, Warrenton, Mo.), Public Administration/Homeland Security

Bachelor of Science
          •  $ Constance Suzan Agregaard, Shelbyville, Mo., Business Administration/Management
          •  $ Nuno Alves Primo, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Algarve, Portugal), Business Administration/Marketing
          •  # Fiorella D. Aprile, Overland Park, Kan. (originally from Lima, Peru), Business Administration/Management
          •  # Amritpal Singh Athwal, Platte City, Mo. (attended Platte County High School), Business Administration/Finance
          •  Randy R. Augustus, Mission, Kan. (attended Hickman Mills High School, Kansas City, Mo.), Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering
          •  Eric Allen Awbrey, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Eagle Heights Christian School), Business Administration/Marketing
          •  Chris Darren Ayers, North Richland Hills, Texas, Management/Computer Information Systems
          •  # Patricia D. Bakeman, Liberty, Mo., Management/Human Resources
          •  # Jennifer D. Bales, Kansas City, Mo., Management
          •  # John Paul Bales, Kansas City, Mo. (attended O’Hara High School), Management/Accounting
          •  Alexandra R. Bandelier, Belton, Mo., Fitness and Wellness
          •  $ James Lyndell Barbour, Chandler, Ariz., Management
          •  $ Robert Barnett, St. Joseph, Mo., Management/Healthcare
          •  # Brandon Beecher, Parkville, Mo. (attended Blue Springs South [Mo.] High School), Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering
          •  # Shawn Alan Bjorgaard, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Park Hill South High School, Riverside, Mo.), Management/Computer Information Systems
          •  # Christina M. Blackmon, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Center High School), Management/Human Resources
          •  Luke Dalton Boydston, Dearborn, Mo. (attended North Platte High School), Business Administration/Management
          •  Joshua Isaac Brubaker, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Park Hill High School), Graphic Design
          •  # Madalyn Kate Buchanan, Liberty, Mo. (attended Smithville [Mo.] High School), Social Psychology
          •  Rachel Ruth Buchholz, Kansas City, Mo., Management
          •  Crystal Ashley Burden-Bond, Independence, Mo. (attended Center Place Restoration School), Social Psychology
          •  Bethany Jennifer Burk, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Shawnee Mission West High School, Overland Park, Kan.), Management/Healthcare
          •  # Deborah Ilunga Chibwe, Independence, Mo. (originally from Chingola, Zambia), Management
          •  Mallory D. Chiesa, Oak Grove, Mo., Management
          •  $ Jessica Leigh Cleary, Kansas City, Mo., Interdisciplinary Studies
          •  # Jon Nels Clemenson, Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Management/Computer Information Systems
          •  @ Brooke A. Clubine, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Winnetonka High School), Accounting
          •  @ Brandy Ann Collins, Kansas City, Mo., Elementary Education
          •  % Matthew Theodore Correll, Overland Park, Kan. (attended Grandview [Mo.] High School), Management
          •  # Paul Andrew Crunkleton, Olympia, Wash. (attended Charles Page High School, Sand Springs, Okla.), Geography
          •  Kristin Lynn Curlee Sellers, Grand Rapids, Mich., Management
          •  # Samantha Anne Danielson, Blue Springs, Mo. (attended William Chrisman High School, Independence, Mo.), Management/Marketing
          •  @ Denise Lynn Davis, Parkville, Mo., Management/Finance
          •  # Terrie Day, Lexington, Mo., Social Psychology
          •  $ Elizabeth Sue Diggs, Kansas City, Mo. (attended North Bend Central [Neb.] High School), Management/Accounting
          •  Miranda Denise Ehrenberg, Sugar Creek, Mo. (attended Blue Springs [Mo.] High School), Management
          •  Drew David Emerson, Lexington, Mo., Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement
          •  # Kyle S. Estes, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Sumner Academy, Kansas City, Kan.), Management/Accounting
          •  $ Robert E. Evans, Colorado Springs, Colo. (attended Father Judge High School, Philadelphia, Pa.), Management
          •  # Leilei Fan, Botou, China, Business Administration/Finance
          •  Gail Lynn Fitzpatrick, Independence, Mo. (attended Southwest Charter School, Kansas City, Mo.), Management/Accounting
          •  Michael Levan Forehand, Ocean Springs, Miss. (attended Ellison High School, Killeen, Texas), Management/Computer Information Systems
          •  Courtney L. Foster, Raymore, Mo. (attended Lee’s Summit [Mo.] North High School), Social Psychology
          •  Wayne Robert Gamarsh, Pleasant Valley, Mo. (attended Turner High School, Kansas City, Kan.), Business Administration/Management
          •  @ Jennifer Danielle Garner, Gladstone, Mo. (attended Truman High School, Independence, Mo.), Information and Computer Science/Networking
          •  $ Megan Erica Garringer, Plattsburg, Mo. (attended Kearney [Mo.] High School), Management/Human Resources
          •  Christen E. Gavin, Platte Woods, Mo. (attended Park Hill High School, Kansas City, Mo.), Geography
          •  $ Billie Geer, Overland Park, Kan., Management/Computer Information Systems
          •  $ Anita Kay Glenn, Kansas City, Mo., Management/Computer Information Systems
          •  Hugo Sergio Gonzalez, San Antonio, Texas, Management
          •  Brad Greenstreet, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Liberty [Mo.] High School), Accounting
          •  Josh A. Grimm, Gardner, Kan. (attended Lawrence [Kan.] High School), Management
          •  Whitaker L. Gunn, Overland Park, Kan., Management
          •  Sarah Hall, Cameron, Mo. (attended Cameron High School), Mathematics
          •  % Dawn Larae Hall, Bates City, Mo. (attended William Chrisman High School, Independence, Mo.), Management/Finance
          •  @ Lateeshia G. Hall, Mascoutah, Ill., Social Psychology
          •  Joshua Kelsey Hall, Shawnee, Kan., Information and Computer Science/Networking
          •  @ Tamara Alyce Havens, Kansas City, Mo., Management/Finance
          •  # Timothy Jacob Heiden, Cheyenne, Wyo. (attended Oneida [N.Y.] High School), Management
          •  $ Christine S. Hendren, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Central High School), Management/Finance
          •  # Christopher Dale Herman, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Moberly [Mo.] High School), Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering
          •  $ Erica D. Hill, Raytown, Mo., Social Psychology/Human Development
          •  Rhonda Hill, Grandview, Mo. (attended Southeast High School, Kansas City, Mo.), Management/Human Resources
          •  $ Robert Wiliam Homer, Skene, Sweden (attended Mankato [Minn.] High School), Business Administration/Human Resources
          •  Staci Denise Howard, Shawnee, Kan., Social Psychology
          •  # Brian Gregory Hurley, Independence, Mo., Management/Computer Information Systems
          •  @ Kari A. Hutton, Kansas City, Mo., Mathematics
          •  @ Marie Chokote Jean-Baptise, Independence, Mo. (originally from Bafang, Cameroon), Biology
          •  Jake Eli Jenson, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Liberty [Mo] High School), Accounting
          •  Salomon Johns, Reno, Nev. (attended Robert McQueen High School), Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security
          •  $ Lindy Anne Johnson, Richmond, Mo. (attended Wentworth [Mo.] Military Academy, Lexington, Mo.), Social Psychology
          •  % Neil Keith Johnson, Richmond, Mo., Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
          •  @ Mary D. Jones, Warrensburg, Mo., Social Psychology
          •  Frank L. Jones, Warrensburg, Mo., Management/Human Resources
          •  % Kori Jo Jungeblut, Blue Springs, Mo. (attended Eldorado High School, Albuquerque, N.M.), Management/Human Resources
          •  # Richard Joseph Kasyjanski, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Centreville High School, Clifton, Va.), Mathematics
          •  Evangeline F. Kelso, Edwardsville, Kan. (attended Hillcrest High School, Midvale, Utah), Management/Accounting
          •  Racheal Kemigisha, Kampala, Uganda, Business Administration/Management
          •  $ Kendra Faye Kenney, Clinton, Mo. (attended Clinton High School), Business Administration/Management
          •  $ Amber Lynn Kenney, Clinton, Mo. (attended Clinton High School), Graphic Design
          •  Az Asif Iqbal Khan, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Dhaka, Bangladesh), Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering
          •  # Lucy Khogolo, Shawnee, Kan. (originally from Blantyre, Malawi), Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering
          •  % Lee Anne Kiefer, Kansas City, Mo., Management/Accounting
          •  Ja Yeon Kim, Kansas City, Mo., Management
          •  $ Kasey Gayle King, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Park Hill South High School, Riverside, Mo.), Business Administration/Human Resources
          •  # Tiffany J. Koontz, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School), Accounting
          •  # Stephen Paul Kretsinger, Kansas City, Mo., Management/Marketing
          •  Neema Maglan Laizer, Fallbrook, Calif., Management/Accounting
          •  Jessie C. Lamb, Warrensburg, Mo. (attended Crest Ridge High School, Centerview, Mo.), Criminal Justice Administration/Corrections
          •  % Karen Lynn Lane, Smithville, Mo., Accounting
          •  Randall S. Langeluttig, Nevada, Mo. (attended Nevada High School), Social Psychology
          •  Jon-Paul Lavigne, Overland Park, Kan. (attended Granite Hills High School, El Cajon, Calif.), Social Psychology
          •  Kimberlee D. Lawson, Blair, Neb. (attended Blair High School), Management/Healthcare
          •  Nekeia Leak-Roberts, El Paso, Texas (attended Scotland High School, Laurinburg, N.C.), Social Psychology
          •  Sarah Marie Lee, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Raytown [Mo.] South High School), Management/Human Resources
          •  Robert M. Liebsch, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Winnetonka High School), Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering
          •  Michael William Loeffler, Leavenworth, Kan. (attended Leavenworth High School), Information and Computer Science/Networking
          •  Erika Lopez-Vega, El Paso, Texas, Social Psychology/Abnormal and Clinical
          •  # Paul William Luster, Kansas City, Mo., Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
          •  Christopher R. Mahan, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Emporia [Kan.] High School), Computer Based Information Systems
          •  Justin O. Mansfield, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School), Business Administration/Management
          •  Brittany L. Marriott-Ludden, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Liberty [Mo.] High School), Business Administration/Human Resources
          •  # Kelsey Rose Matney, Liberty, Mo. (attended Liberty High School), Graphic Design
          •  Brent DeWayne Matthews, St. Joseph, Mo. (attended DeKalb [Mo.] High School), Business Administration/Human Resources
          •  Alicia M. McCallop, Merriam, Kan., Business Administration/Human Resources
          •  @ Cheryl T. McCarroll, Raytown, Mo. (attended Belton [Mo.] High School), Management/Human Resources
          •  # Patricia Marie McCollum, Peculiar, Mo. (attended Fort Osage High School, Independence, Mo.), Business Administration/Management
          •  Kelly L. McCurdy, Grain Valley, Mo. (attended Blue Springs [Mo.] South High School), Management/Healthcare
          •  $ Christa Cheyenne McKahan, Blue Springs, Mo., Biology
          •  @ Joseph H. McLaughlin, Liberty, Mo. (attended Grain Valley [Mo.] High School), Business Administration/Management
          •  @ Rebecca Lynn McMullen, Cameron, Mo. (attended Liberty [Mo.] High School), Social Psychology
          •  % Derek C. Merrill, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Maryville [Mo.] High School), Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
          •  Tracy Lynn Meyer, Higginsville, Mo., Management/Computer Information Systems
          •  $ Lingfeng Mi, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Wenzhou, China), Business Administration/Finance
          •  Lacie Gaylyn Miller, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Park Hill High School), Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
          •  @ Lauren Alexandra Miller, Kearney, Mo., Management/Finance
          •  # Glen C. Minnick, Houston, Texas, Computer Based Information Systems
          •  Benjamin Moll, Kansas City, Mo., Management
          •  # Eduardo Luis Moreno, Annapolis, Md., Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement
          •  Lindsey Morgan, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Park Hill High School), Social Psychology
          •  # Erica Arlene Mosby, Fairview Hights, Ill. (attended O'Fallon [Ill.] Township High School, Education Studies/Teaching Young Children
          •  Anass Moudfir, Saint Hubert, Quebec, Canada, Business Administration/Finance
          •  Kerrie Dawn Myers, Higginsville, Mo. (attended Lafayette County High School), Social Psychology/Cultural, Organizational and Institutional
          •  @ Linda R. Myers, Kansas City, Mo., Management
          •  $ Shushanshu Neupane, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Butwal, Nepal), Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering
          •  % Thomas Joseph O’Keefe, Frederick, Md., Management
          •  Juan D. Ontiveros, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Fort Osage High School, Independence, Mo.), Management/Human Resources
          •  Lea Ann Otis, Kansas City, Mo., Management/Accounting
          •  @ Haseung Park, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Damyang, South Korea), Economics
          •  # Paul W. Parker, Kansas City, Kan., Information and Computer Science/Networking
          •  $ Emily Ravae Perdue, Smithville, Mo. (attended Smithville High School), Management/Healthcare
          •  # Crystal M. Perry, Aurora, Colo., Management/Human Resources
          •  Amy Michelle Perry, Maryville, Ill., Management/Healthcare
          •  @ David Ervin Pierce, Belton, Mo., Management/Computer Information Systems
          •  % Amanda Rose Pisarcik, El Paso, Texas, Social Psychology/Clinical and Abnormal
          •  @ Samantha Louise Podesta, Lee’s Summit, Mo., Management
          •  Tabetha K. Pombo, Rainbow City, Ala. (attended Ashville [Ala.] High School), Information and Computer Science/Computer Science
          •  % Jacob Porter, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Park Hill High School), Business Administration/Human Resources
          •  William J. Powers, Parkville, Mo. (attended Park Hill South High School, Riverside, Mo.), Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security
          •  # Matthew Aaron Punches, Warrensburg, Mo., Management/Healthcare
          •  Michael Joseph Purcell, Philadelphia, Pa. (attended Father Judge High School), Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
          •  # Cameron J. Pyle, Kansas City, Mo., Accounting
          •  Maxwell Harrison Quick, Gladstone, Mo., Interdisciplinary Studies
          •  # Daniel S. Reiter, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Platte County High School, Platte City, Mo.), Business Administration/Management
          •  Sherlyn T. Reynold, Lelu, Kosrae, Accounting
          •  # Timothy Arnold Reynolds, Kansas City, Mo., Geography
          •  # Steven Rice, Kansas City, Mo., Management/ Logistics
          •  $ Theresa L. Richardson, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Jacksonville [Ark.] High School), Management
          •  Deserae M. Rogers, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Southeast High School), Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
          •  $ A’Brey Anne Rogers, Shawnee, Kan. (attended Shawnee Mission Northwest High School), Interdisciplinary Studies
          •  Matheus F. Roham, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Niterói, Brazil), Business Administration/International Business
          •  Tara Nicole Rose, Platte City, Mo (attended Platte County High School), Business Administration/Finance
          •  Ronald Sanders, Kansas City, Mo., Management
          •  $ Miles Edward Schasteen, Gladstone, Mo. (attended Winnetonka High School, Kansas City, Mo.), Secondary Education/English
          •  $ Amanda Ann Schreiber, Avondale, Mo., Management/Healthcare
          •  $ Orlando P. Scott, Elizabethtown, Ky. (attended Velma W. Jackson High School, Camden, Miss.), Management/Healthcare
          •  # Scott William Sheridan, Smithville, Mo. (attended Cass Technical High School, Detroit, Mich.), Management/Healthcare
          •  Tanya M. Short, Buckner, Mo., Social Psychology/Abnormal and Clinical
          •  @ Melanie Jane Shoudt, Dover, Mo., Social Psychology
          •  Mindy Marie Simmons, Independence, Mo., Fitness and Wellness
          •  $ Anita Michelle Smith, Olathe, Kan. (attended North Shelby High School, Shelbyville, Mo.), Management/Human Resources
          •  Matthew Allan Smith, Liberty, Mo., Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security
          •  Piers Sydney Smith, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Watford, England), Management/Accounting
          •  James Woodrow Snodgrass, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School), Accounting
          •  James V. Sola, Kansas City, Mo., Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement
          •  Jared Scot Sova, Olathe, Kan. (attended Shawnee Mission South High School, Overland Park, Kan.), Business Administration/Marketing
          •  $ Erin L. Spitznagle, Stilwell, Kan., Management/Accounting
          •  Solomon Ssali, Kansas City, Mo. (originally from Kampala, Uganda), Business Administration/Management
          •  Jonathan Stafford, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Truman High School, Independence, Mo.), Management/Finance
          •  $ Mary K. Stamberger, Pleasant Valley, Mo. (attended Hickman Mills High School, Kansas City, Mo.), Management/Healthcare
          •  # Rhonda Wynne Statham, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Truman High School, Independence, Mo.), Interdisciplinary Studies
          •  Lacresha S. Stephens, Arlington, Texas, Social Psychology
          •  # Victoria Delores Stewart, Kansas City, Mo., Social Psychology/Human Development
          •  % Jessica Lauren Stonecypher, Kansas City, Mo. (attended South Harrison High School, Bethany, Mo.), Accounting
          •  % Lyjeana B. Swope, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Bryant [Ark.] High School), Management
          •  Jamie Leigh Tanno, Smithville, Mo., Interdisciplinary Studies
          •  $ Carl Cox Taylor, Richmond, Mo. (attended Richmond High School), Management/Human Resources
          •  Sabita Thapa, Mission, Kan. (originally from Kavre, Nepal), Biology
          •  $ Althea F. Thompson, Raytown, Mo. (attended Ruskin High School, Kansas City, Mo.), Business Administration/Management
          •  Jason L. Thompson, Raytown, Mo., Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security
          •  Johnny Anthony Vitatoe, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Saint Pius X High School), Fitness and Wellness
          •  @ Jeffrey Wayne Wallace, Higginsville, Mo. (attended Lafayette County High School), Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering
          •  Herman Kariuki Wambugu, Parkville, Mo. (originally from Nyeri, Kenya), Business Administration/International Business
          •  Sunning Wang, Parkville, Mo. (originally from Wanzhou, China), Business Administration/Marketing
          •  James R. Wekamp, Liberty, Mo. (attended Central High School, St. Joseph, Mo.), Management
          •  % Erica Michelle Wheeler, Olathe, Kan., Management/Accounting
          •  Carol D. Wiggins, Dumfries, Va., Management
          •  Latisha Nicole Williams, Raytown, Mo. (attended Westport Edison Academy, Kansas City, Mo.), Information and Computer Science/System Analysis
          •  Nikole Marie Williams, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School), Social Psychology/Cultural, Organizational and Institutional
          •  # Amanda Kaylyn Wilson, Gothenburg, Neb. (attended Chelsea [Mich.] High School), Management/Healthcare
          •  Natalie Witcher, Mission Hills, Kan., Social Psychology
          •  $ Randal A. Wright, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Fort Osage High School, Independence, Mo.), Management/Computer Information Systems
          •  Deborah L. Wyatt-Taylor, Hardin, Mo. (attended Richmond [Mo.] High School), Management/Human Resources
          •  # Umrbek K. Yakubov, Parkville, Mo. (originally from Urganch, Uzbekistan), Accounting
          •  % Atse W. Yapo, Cocody, Abidjan, Economics
          •  $ Kelsey Ann Zieber, Plattsburg, Mo. (attended Plattsburg High School), Biology

 Bachelor of Science in Education
          •  Zachary Earl Albertson, Kansas City, Mo., Elementary Education
          •  Cassandra Rose Benavidez, Liberty, Mo., Elementary Education
          •  Miranda Lee Cates, Liberty, Mo., Middle School Education/Math
          •  $ Christine Marlene Cogley, Liberty, Mo. (attended Liberty High School), Early Childhood Education
          •  $ Carrie Michelle Cooper, Platte City, Mo. (attended Chillicothe [Mo.] High School), Elementary Education
          •  # Jordan Marie Dakin, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School), Elementary Education
          •  # Leanne Elizabeth Daley, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Park Hill High School), Early Childhood Education and Leadership
          •  # Andrew Alexander Hall, Peculiar, Mo. (attended Raymore-Peculiar [Mo.] High School), Elementary Education
          •  @ Kari A. Hutton, Kansas City, Mo., Secondary Education/Math
          •  # Richard J. Kasyjanski, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Centerville High School, Clifton, Va.), Secondary Education/Math
          •  Sean Miller, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Kearney [Mo.] High School), Middle School Education/Math
          •  Taylor Danielle Porter, Cameron, Mo. (attended Gallatin [Mo.] High School), Elementary Education
          •  $ Andrew B. Price, Excelsior Springs, Mo. (attended Savannah [Mo.] High School), Secondary Education/Social Studies
          •  # Hannah Louise Ramirez, Olathe, Kan. (attended Olathe North High School), Early Childhood Education
          •  @ Cara Linn Reynolds, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Bonner Springs [Kan.] High School), Secondary Education/Math
          •  $ Rebecca Ryan, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Norfolk [Neb.] High School), Elementary Education
          •  $ Amber Lynnae Williams, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Excelsior Springs [Mo.] High School), Early Childhood Education

 Bachelor of Social Work
          •  % Adriana Marie Mendoza, Kansas City, Kan. (attended Wyandotte High School)

 Bachelor of Fine Arts
          •  # Eva Mae Rasmussen, Blue Springs, Mo., Interior Design

Bachelor of Public Administration
          •  James E. Halliburton, Kansas City, Mo.
          •  Steven D. Huonker, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Oak Park High School)
          •  # Jordan Michael Nelson, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Raytown [Mo.] High School)
          •  # Ian Andrew Rost, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Warren County High School, Warrenton, Mo.)

Associate of Science
          •  Travis E. Beets, Kansas City, Mo (attended Lee’s Summit [Mo.] High School), Management
          •  Candace V. Corsello, Independence, Mo., Criminal Justice Administration
          •  Kimberlee Dawn Lawson, Blair, Neb. (attended Blair High School), Management
          •  Knesha Delena Lewis, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Great Basin High School, Clearfield, Utah), Criminal Justice Administration
          •  LaShawn Y. McNair, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Lew Wallace High School, Gary, Ind.), Criminal Justice Administration
          •  Samuel Aldon Miller, Edwardsville, Kan., Management
          •  Lyan Majed Nsierat, Kansas City, Mo., Management
          •  Juan Alberto Rodriguez, Miami, Fla., Management
          •  Curtis A. Skaggs, Kansas City, Mo., Management
          •  Mahnaz Tahmasebi, Brentwood, Calif., Management
          •  Timothy Deondre Ussery, Kansas City, Mo., Management
          •  Dereck E. Wison, Lee’s Summit, Mo., Management

Undergraduate Certificate
          •  Sherena Nicole Dick, Kansas City, Mo. (attended Park Hill High School), Terrorism and Homeland Security
          •  Jennie Nicole Meyers, Lenexa, Kan., Terrorism and Homeland Security