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Doane University hosts 2019 Winter Commencement

Doane University hosts 2019 Winter Commencement

2019 Winter Commencement inside Fuhrer Fieldhouse

Doane University recognized graduates from the College of Professional Studies, College of Education, College of Business, College of Arts & Sciences, and School of Integrative Learning at its December Commencement ceremony on Sunday, December 15.

205 undergraduate and graduate degrees were awarded during the university’s Commencement celebration held inside Fuhrer Fieldhouse on the Crete campus, which began at 1:00pm.

Doug Durham, CEO of Don’t Panic Labs, a software development company based in Lincoln, served as the Commencement speaker. Durham is also the co-founder of Nebraska Global, Don’t Panic Labs’ parent company.

Durham has over 30 years of software engineering and development experience in aerospace and defense, healthcare, manufacturing, ecommerce, consumer web applications, and internet network services. For 21 years, Durham served as a Civil Engineer in the Air National Guard before retiring at the rank of Major in 2006.

Sunday’s Commencement ceremony honored students who completed their programs in August and October as well. In total, 228 students (151 graduate students, 77 undergraduate students) that finished their program in August, October, or December received degrees from Doane University.

GRADUATES, BY PROGRAM:

DIPLOMA_NAME CITY STATE
Doctor of Education    
Katie Kaylene Damgaard Lincoln NE
John Patrick Neal Lincoln NE
Ryan Dean Saunders Omaha NE
Nicole Marie Smith Los Alamos NM
Jessica Reed Sorge Lincoln NE
Katherine J. Urbanek Mitchell NE
Shereen Lynn Young Lincoln NE
Education Specialist Degree    
Robert Dwight Baltensperger Gering NE
Sharilyn Elaine Bullock Lincoln NE
Joanna Maria Ivy Davis-Yoakum Lincoln NE
Andrew Scott DeFreece Omaha NE
Brittany Lea Hajek Crete NE
Jason Todd Harris Columbus NE
Brandi Rae Jantzen Lincoln NE
Kristi Lee Mulliner Hastings NE
Takako Nagaysu Olson Lincoln NE
Sara Kathleen Paider Saint Paul NE
Daniel L. Phillips Grand Island NE
Nikki Jean Piper Crete NE
Brent David Snow Omaha NE
Melissa Renee Weber-Arnold Lincoln NE
Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction
Kristina Adeshina Omaha NE
Allison Catherine Andersen Omaha NE
Hannah Jean Barnhart Omaha NE
Alexis Lauren Bartek Lincoln NE
Amanda Benak Omaha NE
Elizabeth Lynn Berger Gretna NE
Kate Blank Lincoln NE
Brooke Blythe Elkhorn NE
Stefanie Bridger Lincoln NE
Jordan Ashley Buttry Omaha NE
Karolyn Kelly Cahill La Vista NE
Ainslee Skyler Christensen Omaha NE
Kimberly Marie Christo Moorhead IA
Justine Alexandra Conradi Omaha NE
Krista Marie Couton Wahoo NE
Courtney Rae Berberich Cronk Royal IA
Kyla Adele DeMar Duncan NE
Lisa Renae DeVries Gretna NE
Kacey Lynne Dose Hampton NE
Shelby Adeline Duncan Omaha NE
Tiffany Marie Ethridge Omaha NE
Stephanie Ann Finnegan Cozad NE
Makayla Renee Harlow Lincoln NE
Chloe Fox Healy Omaha NE
Rachel Leigh Huston Grand Island NE
Rebecca Jensen Hastings NE
Katherine Elizabeth Kelley Lincoln NE
Christina Roseanne Kohlbek Omaha NE
Sydney Allen Koudele Wood River NE
Jennifer Sue Kuszak Ashton NE
Reigan A. Lawrence Omaha NE
Cassidy Leif Utica NE
Kylie Marie Leland Fremont NE
Benjamin Hoyt Lueders Lincoln NE
Pam Lux Grand Island NE
Aubria Anne Manzo Omaha NE
Alyssa Meyer Lincoln NE
Makeisha Lyn Miller Omaha NE
Taylor Rae Millwood Beatrice NE
Madison Shea Mohnsen Lincoln NE
Gabriella Marie Montemarano Omaha NE
Elizabeth Morenzoni Seward NE
Brianna Paige Paswaters Lincoln NE
Kelsey A. Phillips Stromsburg NE
Martin J. Phillips Stromsburg NE
Rachael Elizabeth Powell Bellevue NE
Lisa M. Rathjen Niles IL
Erin Lynn Reeves Columbus NE
Kaleb Winter Renfro Macon IL
Adrienne Leigh Riedel Pierce NE
Chelsea Nicole Rolofson Valparaiso NE
Staci M. Ronhovde Eagle NE
Jaclyn Marie Schneider Grayslake IL
Sara Lynn Schram Elkhorn NE
Linda Welton Silva Omaha NE
Kolbi Paxton Stahl Easton MD
Sara Nicole Steinauer Lincoln NE
Erin O'Donnell Stelzer Lincoln NE
Ashley Rae Stutzman Milford NE
Cody Thatcher Lincoln NE
Jennifer A. Thomas Elkhorn NE
Mariah Kathleen Townsend Bellevue NE
Lisa Carol Ward Omaha NE
Eva White Sutherland NE
Erika Williams Hastings NE
Master of Education in School Counseling  
Hannah Laurie Andahl-Newman Omaha NE
Jessica Marie Hamzhie Omaha NE
Amy Lynn Hilzer Scottsbluff NE
Justine J. Hoins Lincoln NE
Steve Christopher Sexton Omaha NE
M. Kathleen Townsend Grand Island NE
Tracey Lynne Trampe Trumbull NE
Mattie L. Trejo-Amen Cozad NE
Jessica Marie Wehner Lincoln NE
Katie Jeanne Wenz Lincoln NE
     
Master of Arts in Management    
Nicholas Eugene Batterton Omaha NE
Brent Alan Bockstadter Kenesaw NE
McKayla E. Busboom Beatrice NE
Amarah Davis St. Louis MO
William Dawson Lincoln NE
Nicole Deere-Andersen Mandeville Jamaica
Hilary Farber Lincoln NE
Terrence Jamaul Gillian Omaha NE
Abigail Rose Haruye Yonekura Henke Lincoln NE
Danielle Elizabeth Jurgens Lincoln NE
Adam Jay Kluck Richland NE
Matthew David Krieg Wood River NE
Mackenzie Blair Maly Wahoo NE
Kathryn Ann Naughton Omaha NE
Carrielynn Leslie Ann Peace Aurora NE
Paige Elizabeth Phelps Ashland NE
Tiffany Leandrea Porter-Talbert Culver City CA
Tariq Tahseen Qasim Lincoln NE
Stephanni Kay Renn Crete NE
Jessica Schuler Lincoln NE
Jacob Schutte Lincoln NE
Kelly Stutzman Seward NE
Master of Business Administration    
Karen Lynne Altig Omaha NE
Mariah Andreala Aurora NE
Kristine Marie Braun Omaha NE
Ashlee Rose Dickinson Lincoln NE
Amy L. Donahue Omaha NE
Timothy Scott Easton Elkhorn NE
Michael James Edwards Valdosta GA
Courtney Goldenstein Lincoln NE
Kristina Renee Heidesch Papillion NE
Laurie Mae Horner Lincoln NE
Paul Ingold Papillion NE
LaTosha Antaya Johnson Omaha NE
Jasmine M. Lionberger Lincoln NE
Timothy A. Mischnick Bennington NE
Cassandra Misek Elkhorn NE
Linsee Nicole Schoenherr North Bend NE
Bryn E. Schoening Elkhorn NE
Christopher Lee Tooley Alliance NE
Emmanuel F. Udoeyo Philadelphia PA
Ryan W. Wragge Omaha NE
Marla Wray-Wynn Omaha NE
Master of Arts in Counseling    
Amanda Austin-Mafilika Lincoln NE
Loraine R. Brasch Lincoln NE
Kimberly A. Fintel Lincoln NE
Kelsey Elizabeth Haugen Lincoln NE
Daniel Alberto Hernandez Morales San Juan Puerto Rico
Jacob Fredrick Johnson Columbus NE
Jeromie E. Luginbill Lincoln NE
Brooke Elizabeth Milligan Wymore NE
Kelly Rathe Eagle NE
Brook Nicole Vasquez Lincoln NE
Bachelors degrees    
Jackson A. Bates Bachelor of Science Environmental Science Wilber NE
Arcane Haze Boles Bachelor of Arts Media Communication Lincoln NE
Hunter Cole Bond Bachelor of Arts Sociology Hickman NE
Ross Steven Bonk Bachelor of Science Information Systems Columbus NE
Sergio Edwin Castañeda Bachelor of Arts Business Administration Crete NE
Kristen Aleah Compton Bachelor of Arts Psychology Lake Stevens WA
Grace Olivia Denker Bachelor of Arts Interdisciplinary Studies Omaha NE
AdreAnna Eileen Ernest Bachelor of Science Biology Bridgeport NE
Dalton Thomas Fellows Bachelor of Science Engineering Omaha NE
Marisa Lynn Foster Bachelor of Science Biology Surprise NE
Travis A. Henninger Bachelor of Science Physical Education and Health Education Lincoln NE
Sarah Hokamp Bachelor of Arts Music Fremont NE
Lawrence Michael Jablonski Bachelor of Arts Psychology Lincoln NE
Kyle Andrew Jensen Bachelor of Arts Business Administration Exeter NE
Jack Andrew Kalina Bachelor of Arts Special Education Papillion NE
Christian Jon Keene Bachelor of Arts Journalism and Media Bellevue NE
Joseph James Klinkacek Bachelor of Arts Journalism and Media Omaha NE
Zane Thomas Koskelin Bachelor of Arts Business Administration Kemp TX
Cody Richard Laursen Bachelor of Arts Sociology Hemingford NE
Kelly Lynn Luekens Bachelor of Science Physical Education Santa Rosa CA
Colton Joesph Pelster Bachelor of Science Physical Education Petersburg NE
Zachary John Renshaw Bachelor of Arts Law, Politics, and Society Sioux Falls SD
Jordan Renee Shanks Bachelor of Arts Business Administration Syracuse NE
Jacob David Smith Bachelor of Arts Law, Politics, and Society Lincoln NE
Jack Christopher Wagner Bachelor of Arts Theatre Gretna NE
Kolton Foxe Wiley Bachelor of Arts Elementary Education Elkhorn NE
Dillon Antons Bachelor of Arts Professional Studies in Business Administration Clatonia NE
Tatyana Arzikyeyev Bachelor of Arts Professional Studies in Accounting Lincoln NE
Kyle D. Bettenhausen Bachelor of Science Information Systems and Technology Lincoln NE
Katie Bohrer Bachelor of Arts Liberal Arts Studies Grand Island NE
Brett Michael Bonifas Bachelor of Arts Agribusiness Roseland NE
Bret Michael Brockmeier Bachelor of Science Information Systems Management Kearney NE
Paul Caswell Bachelor of Science Information Systems and Technology Lincoln NE
Matthew Christman Bachelor of Arts Human Relations Woodridge IL
Crystal Marie Cole Bachelor of Arts Liberal Arts Studies Lincoln NE
Llovana De Arcos Bachelor of Science in Nursing Columbus NE
Anderson Delgado Bachelor of Arts Professional Studies in Business Lincoln NE
Heidi Rae Dinslage Bachelor of Arts Professional Studies in Business Clarkson NE
Cynthia J. Dittmer Bachelor of Arts Professional Studies in Business Lincoln NE
Kayla Lynn Fries Bachelor of Science in Nursing Grand Island NE
Junior Alan Grotrian Bachelor of Science Information Systems and Technology Syracuse NE
Kyle Hanna Bachelor of Arts Professional Studies in Accounting Lincoln NE
Timothy L. Hecke Bachelor of Arts Agribusiness Geneva NE
Joy Marie Hemmer Bachelor of Science in Nursing Humphrey NE
John Michael Hennagir Bachelor of Science Information Systems and Technology Lincoln NE
Barbie J. Hoins Bachelor of Science in Nursing Trumbull NE
Peterson Jeanty Bachelor of Science Information Systems and Technology Limbe Haiti
Aylin Karmazin Bachelor of Arts Professional Studies in Business Administration Lincoln NE
Kristine Elizabeth Lechner Bachelor of Science in Nursing Columbus NE
Ralph Martinez Bachelor of Arts Graphic Design Hershey NE
Melissa Anne Mathis Bachelor of Science Health Sciences Lincoln NE
Sheryl May Bachelor of Arts Professional Studies in Business Administration Lincoln NE
Sheila Mays Bachelor of Arts Liberal Arts Studies Lincoln NE
Sara Ann McMahan Bachelor of Arts Professional Studies in Business Administration Lincoln NE
Danny Jerome Menyweather, Jr. Bachelor of Arts Human Relations Lincoln NE
Rebecca Lynn Moore Bachelor of Arts Professional Studies in Business Lincoln NE
Jodi Christine Nelson Bachelor of Science in Nursing Holmesville NE
Jennifer Elizabeth Nyffeler Bachelor of Science Professional Studies in Accounting Lincoln NE
Christina Oltman Bachelor of Arts Human Relations Lincoln NE
Carmen Lea Orr Bachelor of Science in Nursing Columbus NE
Alicia Marie Phillips Bachelor of Arts Human Relations Lincoln NE
Amy Phillips Bachelor of Science in Nursing Columbus NE
Amanda Marie Riggs Bachelor of Arts Business Administration Lincoln NE
Lauri Ann Ritchie Bachelor of Science in Nursing Saint Libory NE
Shalene Marie Shepard Bachelor of Science in Nursing Milford NE
Matthew D. Simms Bachelor of Arts Professional Studies in Business Administration Hickman NE
Samuel Louis Skoglund Bachelor of Arts Graphic Design Norfolk NE
Kayla Strauch Bachelor of Arts Graphic Design Lincoln NE
Dustin Swisher Bachelor of Arts Professional Studies in Business Administration Laurel NE
Bernard Tate Bachelor of Arts Professional Studies in Accounting Plainfield NJ
Briton Sue Thomas Bachelor of Science in Nursing Hastings NE
Huy Tuan Tran Bachelor of Science Information Systems and Technology Lincoln NE
Faatali Warnke Bachelor of Arts Professional Studies in Accounting Grand Island NE
Kimberly Wiese Bachelor of Science in Nursing Columbus NE
Dena Wilwerding Bachelor of Science Health Sciences Omaha NE