Doane University hosts 2018 Winter Commencement

Winter Commencement at Haddix

Doane University recognized graduates from the College of Professional Studies and College of Education at its December Commencement ceremony on Sunday, December 16.

Approximately 300 undergraduate and graduate degrees were awarded during the university's Commencement celebration held inside the George & Sally Haddix Recreation Center on the Crete campus, which began at 1:00pm.

Graduate students from the College of Education in the following programs were recognized: Doctorate of Education, Education Specialist, and Master of Education in Curriculum & Instruction.

In the College of Professional Studies, graduate students from the Master of Arts in Management, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Arts in Counseling programs were recognized.

Undergraduate students in the College of Professional Studies were honored as well.

Dr. Kristi Gibbs, Head of School at Brownell Talbot, served as the Commencement speaker with her address titled, "Lessons Learned as a Non-Traditional Student."

Prior to joining Brownell Talbot, she served as Assistant Superintendent for Learning and Director of Special Education in Ralston Public Schools. Dr. Gibbs earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Nebraska-Kearney, her master's degree in educational leadership from Doane University, and her Doctorate of Education from the University of Nebraska-Omaha.

Dr. Gibbs also serves on the advisory board for Doane's doctoral education program.

GRADUATES, BY PROGRAM:

Doctor of Education    
LAST_NAME DIPLOMA_NAME CITY STATE
Buss Novotny Carrie L. Novotny Buss Omaha NE
Chick Kevin J. Chick Lavista NE
Kellison Lucas E. Kellison Lincoln NE
Schottel Ronicka Schottel Lincoln NE
       
Education Specialist    
LAST_NAME DIPLOMA_NAME CITY STATE
Ballard Colleen D. Ballard Omaha NE
Bluett Johnnie Lee Bluett Omaha NE
Carnie Amy L. Carnie Roca NE
Case Andrew D. Case Steinauer NE
Coffey Sadie N. Coffey Henderson NE
Fabian Tara R. Fabian Omaha NE
Foster Carrie A. Foster Lincoln NE
Frison Langston Shay Frison Bennington NE
Gloe John Gloe Lincoln NE
Haecker Kolin Haecker Albion NE
Hahn Michaela Hahn Lincoln NE
Havelka Andrew J. Havelka Bennington NE
Heineman Kathryn M. Heineman Fremont NE
Johnson Erica M. Johnson Gothenburg NE
Lor Manee Lor Omaha NE
Martin Julie Ann Martin Grand Island NE
McDonald Dade M. McDonald McCool Junction NE
Paulman Deb Paulman Sutherland NE
Petersen Laurinda M. Petersen Elkhorn NE
Petricek Amy Lynn Petricek Omaha NE
Quinn Patrick J. Quinn Mead NE
Raasch Christopher M. Raasch Fremont NE
Rayburn Michele L. Rayburn Geneva NE
Robinson Sherri L. Robinson Lincoln NE
Savage Debra Lynn Savage Denton NE
Scharff Cindy Scharff Omaha NE
Schmidt William D. Schmidt Kearney NE
Seery Shureen Seery Gretna NE
Stine Mitchell Ryan Stine Greeley CO
Utterback Lisa A. Utterback Omaha NE
Wharton-Hunt Amanda L. Wharton-Hunt Omaha NE
Witt Erik Allen Witt Lincoln NE
Yurovchak Tarah A. Yurovchak APO AP
       
Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction    
LAST_NAME DIPLOMA_NAME CITY STATE
Anstey Caytlin R. Anstey Wilber NE
Armstrong MacKenzie D. Armstrong Lincoln NE
Arterburn Christian A. Arterburn Brady NE
Bamesberger Kayla J. Bamesberger Saint Paul NE
Bandy Megan Elizabeth Bandy Omaha NE
Barada Karly Brianne Olsen Barada Lincoln NE
Barada Sharla Barada Omaha NE
Barney Bronwyn J. Barney Crescent IA
Bartlett Caitlin F. Bartlett Norfolk NE
Benson Jaci Benson Lincoln NE
Bland Theresa Bland Papillion NE
Blanke Elizabeth Blanke Omaha NE
Bloch Antonia Bloch Lincoln NE
Boege Ryan M. Boege Omaha NE
Bogus Jacob Bogus Lincoln NE
Borcher Garrett C. Borcher Crete NE
Brannagan Kalyn B. Brannagan Lincoln NE
Bruns Emilee Bruns Grand Island NE
Bunner Blake A. Bunner Blue Hill NE
Burger Chelsea S. Burger Wilber NE
Callahan Caitlin Callahan Lincoln NE
Chab Alisha Chab Lincoln NE
Cheney Alexandra Cheney Waverly NE
Connolly Elizabeth A. Connolly Omaha NE
Consbruck Willoughby Megan Theresa Consbruck Wood River NE
Cox Brianne Cox Bellevue NE
DeBuhr Justine L. DeBuhr Lincoln NE
Ditter Celeste Ditter Columbus NE
Doughty Mariellen R. Doughty Omaha NE
Eggers Megan L. Eggers Tilden NE
Eichenberger Chad I. Eichenberger Lincoln NE
Epp Carrie L. Epp Henderson NE
Farley Megan Farley Spokane WA
Fox Patricia Fox Tabor IA
Gaffney Kristen A. Gaffney Council Bluffs IA
Gotta Olivia M. Gotta Lincoln NE
Hain Sarah M. Hain Lincoln NE
Hamburger Horton Kylee J. Hamburger Omaha NE
Harders Kurt A. Harders Phillips NE
Hellige Ashley Hellige Eagle NE
Hilkemann Victoria M. Hilkemann Lincoln NE
Hoarty Norvell Haley Elizabeth Hoarty Geneva NE
Hung Amy PeiYu Hung Crete NE
Hvistendahl Sarah Lynn Hvistendahl Omaha NE
Jones Macy L. Jones Stromsburg NE
Kava Lindi S. Kava Wahoo NE
Kavan Wesch Jenna L. Kavan North Bend NE
Kestel Lauren Kestel Omaha NE
King Kayli L. King Elkhorn NE
Kissinger Elizabeth M. Kissinger Hastings NE
Kreikemeier Christina Neshia Kreikemeier Lincoln NE
Krueger Bailey Barbara Hirsch Krueger Exira IA
Lierz Madeline M. Lierz Lincoln NE
Little Kayla J. Little Kearney NE
Long Shelly Long Lincoln NE
Lott Ashley R. Lott Ralston NE
Luxford Lucas W. Luxford Lincoln NE
Malmos Krista Malmos Omaha NE
Margritz Keli Sue Margritz Aurora NE
Maronde Brian M. Maronde York NE
McKearney Kristen McKearney Omaha NE
Meints Linsey Meints Tecumseh NE
Michaelsen Amy E. Michaelsen Omaha NE
Miller Nicholas Miller Fremont NE
Mitteis Kelsi A. Mitteis Omaha NE
Mohr Kaitlyn Irene Mohr Omaha NE
Nelsen Kennedy C. Nelsen Lincoln NE
Oberheu Nichole Oberheu Lincoln NE
O'Hare Brian J. O'Hare Crete NE
Overfield Robert Overfield Lincoln NE
Pavelka Alison R. Pavelka Verdigre NE
Peterson Ella M. Peterson Aurora NE
Petr Kaitlyn Petr Lincoln NE
Preston Brooke M. Preston Papillion NE
Pryor Andrew Pryor Syracuse NE
Rahorst Christine E. Rahorst Omaha NE
Rickertsen Rebecca D. Rickertsen Lincoln NE
Rivera Amanda P. Rivera Martell NE
Rock Madeline Rock Omaha NE
Roduner Kristen J. Roduner Elkhorn NE
Russell Samantha B. Russell Lincoln NE
Samuelson Joan L. Samuelson Palmer NE
Santos Mackenzie L. Santos Lincoln NE
Sawyer Caitlin A. Sawyer Dorchester NE
Schapmann Megan R. Schapmann Lincoln NE
Scheele Joy E. Scheele Odell NE
Schneider Amy M. Schneider Grand Island NE
Schneider Andrew M. Schneider Grand Island NE
Scholl Caitlin Rae Scholl Firth NE
Schubert MaLania Luella Schubert Grand Island NE
Schwartz Jennifer L. Schwartz Omaha NE
Sevcik Allison Sevcik Omaha NE
Sharp Holly K. Sharp Council Bluffs IA
Simpson Ashley A. Simpson Cozad NE
Slatt Mandy Rae Slatt Hickman NE
Smith Marla A. Smith Neligh NE
Stelk Jaimi Stelk Council Bluffs IA
Stutzman Alicia M. Stutzman Friend NE
Sullivan Connor P. Sullivan Omaha NE
Thorberg Breann Katherine Thorberg Central City NE
Thorn Benjamin T. Thorn Omaha NE
Tibbetts Shayla Tibbetts Palmer NE
Tompkins Benjamin M. Tompkins Logan IA
Treat Jamie L. Treat Lincoln NE
Vacek Ashlee E. Vacek Omaha NE
Vosika Susan Renee Vosika Crete NE
Waggoner Jessica L. Waggoner Omaha NE
Williams Joshua C. Williams Crete NE
Wilshusen Megan Renee Wilshusen Hickman NE
Witte Lori Ann Witte Lincoln NE
Woita Elizabeth Woita Lincoln NE
Wright Halee Wright Omaha NE
Zysset Jennifer S. Zysset Genoa NE
       
Master of Arts in Counseling    
LAST_NAME DIPLOMA_NAME CITY STATE
Albers Trenton E. Albers Lincoln NE
Barent Ashley J. Barent Lincoln NE
Betka Cindy A. Betka Geneva NE
Bettasso Tobias Shandi Leigh Bettasso Shickley NE
Bittfield Jeffrey J. Bittfield Hastings NE
Cain Elliott H. Cain Lincoln NE
Downs Alison Jane Downs Lincoln NE
Faubel Olivia K. Faubel Lincoln NE
Gabriel Sandra Gabriel Hastings NE
Godel Keesha M. Godel Lincoln NE
Johnson Josi Johnson Wisner NE
Kenney Rose Kenney Milford NE
Kester Elizabeth P. Kester Lincoln NE
Lambert Chelsea A. Lambert Arlington NE
Mach Amy M. Mach Springfield NE
McCoy Paige M. McCoy Lavista NE
Miller Rebecca J. Miller Boise ID
Rambour Paige D. Rambour Columbus NE
Rickley Gabrielle A. Rickley Omaha NE
Sand Clark Allison N. Sand Beatrice NE
Sund Shelby Sund Hickman NE
VanNordstrand Laura J. VanNordstrand Minden IA
       
Master of Arts in Management    
LAST_NAME DIPLOMA_NAME CITY STATE
Ali Mohamed Ali Lincoln NE
Barbar Askar Mohanna Barbar Askar Lincoln NE
Bauer Ryan C. Bauer Lincoln NE
Behn Daniel Behn Hickman NE
Bonam Shesha Sai Pavan Kumar Bonam Omaha NE
Burrage Theresa M. Burrage Lincoln NE
Chu Kyoung Han Chu Lincoln NE
Crawford Kassandra Linn Crawford Lincoln NE
Crosier Jerolyn P. Crosier Lincoln NE
Darfur Khamies Darfur Lincoln NE
Dupont Anne Dupont Lincoln NE
Erickson Lauren Christine Erickson Lincoln NE
Fleischer Raquel Fleischer Lincoln NE
Glassburner Casey J. Glassburner Waverly NE
Haar Jacob Edmund Haar Crete NE
Holmes William Watson Holmes Omaha NE
Kaufman Ryan J. Kaufman Grand Island NE
Kirilova Gergana Dimitrova Kirilova Plovdiv Bulgaria
Kortus Julie Kortus Lincoln NE
Li Xiaoxiao Li Beijing China
Lin Kaichong Lin Hefei China
Lowe Jeffrey D. Lowe Lincoln NE
McDougall Seth McDougall DeWitt NE
Mendlik Shelby M. Mendlik Elkhorn NE
Mudundulu Shully Jembo Mudundulu Pemba Zambia
Ong Mei Ying Ong Johor Bahru Malaysia
Ong Yee Chun Ong Penang Malaysia
Pena Gerardo Pena Lincoln NE
Rosen Benjamin Rosen Lincolnwood IL
Shultis Jessica Lynn Shultis Lincoln NE
Smith Jamie N. Smith Waukesha WI
Vobejda Joan M. Vobejda Fremont NE
Witherspoon Megan J. Witherspoon Lincoln NE
       
Master of Business Administration    
LAST_NAME DIPLOMA_NAME CITY STATE
Buncic Robert Buncic Lincoln NE
Jones Jeffrey A. Jones Nottingham MD
McClure Jillian Anne McClure York NE
Powers Tye Powers Lincoln NE
Rust Rachel A. Rust Lincoln NE
Wang Jennifer Rae Wang Omaha NE
       
Bachelors Degrees    
LAST_NAME DIPLOMA_NAME CITY STATE
Agyeman Prince B. Agyeman Lincoln NE
Ali Zaedo Ali Lincoln NE
Andreala Mariah Andreala Aurora NE
Baier Cassandra J. Baier Wood River NE
Bauer Jacob R. Bauer Lincoln NE
Benton Maria Magdalena Benton Lincoln NE
Bills Abigail A. Bills Grand Island NE
Bolinger Jamie L. Bolinger Lincoln NE
Brandt Nicholas William Brandt Waverly NE
Briggs Tyler R. Briggs Lincoln NE
Brooks Susan M Brooks Ashland NE
Brown Alyssa M. Brown Elmwood NE
Cecava Emily L. Cecava Lincoln NE
Changstrom Jerad A. Changstrom Lincoln NE
Chanyour Douaa Chanyour Lincoln NE
Chanyour Ourouba A. Chanyour Lincoln NE
Chavez Natalie L. Chavez Chapman NE
Clark Daniel Clark Hastings NE
Clayton Robert Clayton Lincoln NE
Copeland Heather Copeland Grand Island NE
Cornelius Jack Cornelius Cozad NE
Curran Bobbie Curran Lincoln NE
Davis James Tyler Davis Lincoln NE
Flores Petracek Christy L. Flores Lincoln NE
Forgey Nadine R. Forgey Springview NE
Fred Candy Fred Grand Island NE
French Dale D. French Red Oak IA
Fulton Krystle J. Fulton Lincoln NE
Gastmann Erin Rae Gastmann Hastings NE
Glover Jennifer Ashley Glover Grand Island NE
Goff Kimberly N. Goff Lincoln NE
Greenhill Monica L. Greenhill Lincoln NE
Greenwood Megan C. Greenwood Lincoln NE
Groves Haleigh P. Groves Lincoln NE
Hall Paula J. Hall Lincoln NE
Hansen Cortni Hansen Lincoln NE
Heiser Kelly Ann Heiser Weston NE
Hille Jesse A Hille Hickman NE
Hutchison Wichmann Kelsi Jean Wichmann Hutchison Syracuse NE
Isley Hunter C. Isley Lincoln NE
Jenny Amy Sue Jenny Columbus NE
Kielian Kyle J. Kielian Lincoln NE
Kimbrough Alexis Kimbrough Lincoln NE
Kotopka Joseph G. Kotopka Lincoln NE
Kurtenbach Samuel J Kurtenbach Lincoln NE
Legler Taylor Legler Lincoln NE
Lewandowski Nancy Lewandowski Lincoln NE
Little Theresa A. Little Grand Island NE
Lopez Yaritza Lopez Crete NE
Market Robert A. Market Hastings NE
McCormick Joseph C. McCormick Lincoln NE
Nguyen Ngoc V. Nguyen Lincoln NE
Niewohner Ron E. Niewohner Mondamin IA
Nordhues Jessica L. Nordhues Lincoln NE
Noyd Lyza A. Noyd Dodge NE
Oliver Danelle K. Oliver Council Bluffs IA
O'Rourke Erin Michelle O'Rourke Omaha NE
Parks TeArah Parks Lincoln NE
Pike Melinda L. Pike Ashland NE
Reeves Elizabeth Reeves Palmyra NE
Rempe Chelsea Lee Rempe Lincoln NE
Renderos Dannist Renderos Lincoln NE
Ridder Jessica Ridder Malcolm NE
Ritchey Jeffrey W. Ritchey Lincoln NE
Roldan Jeremy Roldan Lincoln NE
Rosenau Daniel O. Rosenau Lincoln NE
Santillan-Haas Veronica Santillan-Haas Lincoln NE
Schlueter Kirk Schlueter Seward NE
Schmidt Jesse W. Schmidt Hastings NE
Schnell Deb A. Schnell Palmer NE
Sherman Amanda J. Sherman Wolbach NE
Sieck Rita K. Sieck Lincoln NE
Sieler Ryan L. Sieler Lincoln NE
Smith Darren C. Smith Lincoln NE
Smith Victoria L. Smith Lincoln NE
Switzer Stefanie Kay Switzer Lincoln NE
Thuernagle Ann M. Thuernagle Aurora NE
Trotter Jr Edward E. Trotter, Jr. Lincoln NE
Vasquez Maridza Vasquez Crete NE
Venegas Marco A. Venegas Lincoln NE
Walker Matthew W. Walker Adams NE
Warren Purser Jessica Warren Lincoln NE
Webb Eric Mitchell Webb Lincoln NE
Whitt Lori R. Whitt Grand Island NE
Wilke Lauren Michelle Wilke Lincoln NE
Wilkinson Kathryn F. Wilkinson Lincoln NE
Williams Brinn A. Williams Okoboji IA
Williams Jameson Williams Lincoln NE
Woitaszewski Samuel Woitaszewski Wood River NE
Zatloukal Richard J Zatloukal Lincoln NE

 

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