The University of Central Oklahoma celebrate the achievements of approximately 1,063 graduates during the Fall 2019 Commencement Ceremonies Dec. 13-14 in Central’s Hamilton Field House. UCO President Patti Neuhold-Ravikumar offered comments at each of the university’s four ceremonies. 

The University of Central Oklahoma celebrated the achievements of approximately 1,063 graduates during the Fall 2019 Commencement Ceremonies Dec. 13-14 in Central’s Hamilton Field House.

UCO President Patti Neuhold-Ravikumar offered comments at each of the university’s four ceremonies.

Commencement ceremonies were scheduled at the College of Education and Professional Studies bachelor’s degree candidates; except psychology undergraduates; the College of Education and Professional Studies psychology undergraduates and Jackson College of Graduate Studies master’s degree candidates; College of Mathematics and Science and College of Business bachelor’s degree candidates; and the College of Fine Arts and Design and College of Liberal Arts bachelor’s degree candidates.

Each commencement ceremony was streamed on UCO’s Facebook page.  


Edmond (Graduate Degrees) 

Kieran Mark Adams, MA, History-Museum Studies; Hussam Ahmed Basha, MFA, Design; Evan W. Blackburn, With Honors, MED, Adult & Higher Education-Student Personnel; Bria Marie Bowler, MED, Adult & Higher Education-Student Personnel; Candice Nicole Bradshaw, MED, Adult & Higher Education-Student Personnel; Alyssa Katherine Brittain, With Honors, MBA, Business Administration; Ahmed El Fatmaoui, MS, Applied Mathematical Science-Mathematics; Corinthia Gloria-Elana Gray, MA, Political Science-International Affairs; Malik Duquan Haynes, MBA, Business Administration; Katie Jared, With Honors, MED, Educational Leadership; Megan Kathleen Jayroe, With Honors, MS, Nursing; Clarissa E. Joyce, MS, Forensic Science-Biology/Chemistry; James A. Keating, MA, Creative Writing; Nasrin Akter Kibria, MED, Bilingual Education/Teaching English as a Second Language; Aubrey Marsh, MS, Nutrition & Food Science; Heather Rose Martin, MS, Forensic Science; Sai Hitesh Nookala, MBA, Business Administration; Betty Jo Pratt, MS, Nursing; Michael Duane Rodgers, MS, Certificate in Enterprise Analytics; Adrian Josue Rodriguez, MA, Criminal Justice Management & Administration; Heather Marie Scheele, MA, History; Scott, Corey Wade Scott, MA, Creative Writing; Eunice Straight, MED, Reading; Ashton Karae Walling, MBA, Business Administration; Ye Wang, MS, Applied Mathematical Science-Statistics; and Liping Zheng, MED, Bilingual Education/Teaching English as a Second Language. 


Edmond (Undergraduate Degrees)

Joann Margaret Adair, Magna Cum Laude, BS, General Studies; Emily Ruth Adams, BA, English; Ali Mohammed Y. Alsalman, BBA, Information & Operations Management-Management Information Systems; Michael Jon Askins, BBA, Information & Operations Management-Management Information Systems; Bridget Areial Barnett, Cum Laude, BA, Psychology; Taylor W. Bashor, AAS, Contemporary Music Production; Noah Howell Beckman, BAED, English Education; Caleb Bennett, BBA, Information & Operations Management-Management Information Systems; Caleb Bennett, BS, Forensic Science-Digital Forensics; Lakeisha Bigbee, BBA, General Business; Abby Marie Bowen, BSED, Early Childhood Education 7; Todd LeRay Bradshaw, BS, General Studies; Samantha Allison Brady, BA, Sociology; Christopher Brazil, BS, Biology; Hayley Erin Brock, Cum Laude, BS, Community/Public Health; Evan Odell Brown, BS, Industrial Safety; Paul Bruns, BS, Funeral Service; Marissa Kathleen Buller, BS, Mathematics; Isaiah Byrd, BA, History; Christina Leigh Calvert, BA, Sociology; Michael W. Carter, BSED, Early Childhood Education; Kadin Scott Catlin, AAS, Contemporary Music Production; Blake Robert Cherry, BS, Organizational Leadership; and Beverly J. Clark, BA, Psychology. Also graduating were: Logan Andrew Cohen, BA, English-Creative Writing; Erinn Nichol Coleman, BS, Fashion Marketing; Joseph Dewayne Corley, BSED, Special Education-Mild/Moderate Disability; Madeleine Omalene Cox, Magna Cum Laude, BA, Psychology; Stephanie L. Cox, BA, Strategic Communication; Kacie Davidson, BS, Organizational Leadership; Austen James DeWitt, BSED, Science Education-General Science; Karina Alejandra Diaz, Cum Laude, BBA, Business Administration-Legal Studies; Linh T. Doan, BS, Electrical Engineering; Justin Lee Donham, BA, Sociology; Hailey D. Drylie, BBA, General Business; Alexander Elliott Duffy, BA, Criminal Justice-Police; Shelby Q. Duggan, BA, English; Chalyn Hunter Edson, BAED, Art Education; Kayla D. Emrich, BS, Accounting; Stephanie Mello Faria, BA, Sociology; Emily Felland, BA, Psychology; Mackensie Diane Ferguson, Cum Laude, BA, Mass Communication-Professional Media; Michael O. Fiberesima, BA, Strategic Communication; Rhiannon K. Fike, BS, Chemistry-Health Sciences; Elizabeth Morgan Firth, BA, Sociology and BS, Forensic Science; Ashley Nicole Ford, BSED, Early Childhood Education; Joslyn Marie Furr, BBA, Finance; Galloway, Kevin Lee Galloway, BBA, Finance; Caleb D. Gentry, BS, Mathematics-Applied Mathematics; Bethany Nicole Geurin, BA, Sociology-Human Services; Alexis Christina Goings, BS, Family Life Education-Child Development; Deepti Sri Gudapati, BA, Psychology; Hannah Leigh Hagy, BS, Biology; and Emma Hardy, BS, Nursing.

Other graduates included: Louloua A. Hasan, BS, General Studies; Jobi T. Heath, BS, Nursing; Cheyenne M. Henson, Cum Laude, BSED, Elementary 8; Brandon A. Hinton, BA, Criminal Justice-Police; Jonathan L. Ho, BM, Music-Piano Performance; Sarah T. Hoang, BS, General Studies; Lexi Linn Hodge, BA, Psychology; Victoria M. Holmes, BA, Psychology; Coresa Y. Houston, BS, General Studies; Jaeden Gage Hume, BS, Industrial Safety; Humphreys, Zachary Charles Humphreys, BS, General Studies; Amanda Marie Ifill, BSED, Elementary Education; Collin D. Jacobson, BA, Psychology; Elisha Diann Janes Martinez, BS, General Studies; Mohamad Jawhar, BBA, Information & Operations Management-Operations & Supply Chain Management; Brandon C. Johnson, BSED, Elementary Education; Katlynn E. Jones, BA, Sociology; Taylor G. Kelley, BA, English; Mark D. Kennedy, BS, Industrial Safety; Jessica Kersey, Cum Laude, BS, Organizational Leadership; Yogendra Khadka, BS, Biomedical Engineering; Tyler Kiely, BBA, Finance; Eungi Kim, BS, Biology; Shelby Kirk, BSED, Elementary Education; Robert C. Klemp, BA, Criminal Justice-Police and BS, Forensic Science; Ashton P. Kliewer, Cum Laude, BS, Accounting; Jaydie Taylor Knox, BS, Fashion Marketing; Kalli M. Knox, BS, Nursing; Peyton Jade Legg, BS, Computer Science-Information Science; Alexander Reed Lemin, BA, History; Kevin T. Leonard, BBA, Finance; Lindsay McKenna Littles, BS, General Studies; and Paige LeAnn Locke, BS, Nursing. 

Additional graduates included: Lindsey Ryane Louthan, BS, Nursing; Abigail E. Martin, BA, Political Science; Hunter N. Mason, BBA, Economics; Samantha McAvoy, Summa Cum Laude, BS, Kinesiology-Exercise/Fitness Management; Kate E. McCartney, BS, Family Life Education-Child Development; Shona A. McDaniel, BA, Humanities; Tayte A. McKay, BBA, Marketing; Charles McCormick Mecoy, BBA, Information & Operations Management, Management Information Systems; Cody West Meeker, BBA, Finance; Elizabeth G. Miano, BSED, Early Childhood Education; Moriah Nicole Miller, BA, Sociology; Regina RaeAnne Miller, BA, Psychology; Adam Leon Mooney, BAED, History Education; Teresa Moore-Lovell, BS, Organizational Leadership; Kazi Sameer Nafee, BS, Computer Science; Kevin Anthony Olandese, BS, General Studies 9; Lauren Ashley Osborn, BS, Family Life Education-Child Development; Ace Parchami, BS, General Studies; Leigh Ann G. Parsons, BSED, Elementary Education; Pavao, Hanna Mariah Pavao, BSED, Special Education-Mild/Moderate Disability; Kieu F. Phan, BA, Criminal Justice-Police and BS, Forensic Science; Angela Jean Plant, Summa Cum Laude, BA, Sociology-Human Services; Taylor Brooke Pustmueller, Cum Laude, BBA, Marketing; William C. Pustmueller, BBA, Management; and Anna Leigh Quinton, Summa Cum Laude, BBA, Management-Human Resource Management. Other students graduating included: Dailey Kaye Quinton, BMED, Music Education-Instrumental; Felix Ramirez, BS, Biology; Jakara Sherron Ray, BBA, Finance; Alicia Ann Reed, BSED, Early Childhood Education; Elisabeth Richards, BBA, Management; Kurtis John Roberts, BA, Psychology; Olivia M. Schiffner, BSED, Early Childhood Education; Skylar A. Scoggins, BS, Nursing; Ana Teresa Seal, BS, Nursing; Kersten A. Serowski, BSED, Elementary Education; Yinjingyi Shi, BBA, Business Administration-International Business; Daniel Slawson, BBA, Marketing; Hannah Noel Smith, BA, Sociology; Jackson Alexander T. Smith, Cum Laude, BS, Accounting; Holly Stoll, Summa Cum Laude, BS, Nursing; Kiersten Ann Strout, BS, Nursing; Sangeet Subedi, BS, Computer Science; Brianna Dalyn Tanner, BS, Forensic Science and BA, Criminal Justice-General Criminal Justice; Jamey Taylor, BA, English; Gia-Lac Le Tran, BS, Biology-Biomedical Sciences; Vivian Tran, BA, Strategic Communication Esther Friday Udoh, BS, General Studies; Javier A. Umanzor, BBA, Management; Kaitlyn S. Vander Putten, BS, Nursing; Samantha M. Vicknair, BSED, Early Childhood Education; Aubrie Dawn Visor, BBA, Economics; Caleb Duane Wakely, BS, Industrial Safety; Madison Elizabeth Webb, BS, Kinesiology-Exercise/Fitness Management; Kristen N. Weber, Cum Laude, BSED, Early Childhood Education; Allyson Marie Weides, Cum Laude, BA, Strategic Communication; Andrew L. Will, BA, Mass Communication-Professional Media; Christine Lynn Wilson, BSED, Elementary Education (Graduate); and Donald Edward Gannon Jr., With Honors, MBA, Business Administration.

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