Fall 2021 Graduation

60 CMS Students Honored

A virtual ceremony on December 4 honored students across the college who completed their degree requirements. There were 54 December graduates with CMS majors.  Of them, four graduated with honors, three with high honors and three with highest honors. In addition, 6 graduate students who completed their degrees over the summer were recognized. The virtual commencement can be seen at https://youtu.be/ARmoTMILMRA.

Department Chair Craig Scott, in presenting the degree candidates to the Dean, noted that “these students have completed a rigorous set of courses from our world-renowned faculty in areas related to corporate, political, and interpersonal communication.” He added that these students “have developed skills that will allow them to thrive in a media-intensive world that demands both excellent presentation and collaboration skills as well as the ability to listen and effectively evaluate message credibility.”

CMS degree candidates from the graduate school who were recognized for completing their degrees over the summer included the following:

Elizabeth Ann Bradshaw, M.A.
Suzanne Michelle Burdick, Ph.D.
Qing Huang, M.A.
Ed Peter Hunt, M.A.
Kat Lynne Williams, M.A.
Joansandy Meryol Wong, Ph.D.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies was awarded to the following students (including several members of our Lambda Pi Eta honors society):

Precious Oyinkansola Adeniyi-Ipadeola
Sione Angilau Jr.
Marisa Leeanne Audino
Christina Marie Bess†††, ††††
Trenola Lacobie Brooks†††, ††††
Cameron Renee Brooks
Ryan Bujcevski
Chandler Riordan Buse Bailey
Eric Ivan Canizalez*
Laura Daniela Corona
Addison Camille Davis
Alexandra Elise Donihoo*
Cathryn Camille Dorries
Michael Edward Fioretti
Yessica Jazmin Garcia-Borja
Vivian Alexis Gonzalez
Sarah Christene Ki Grice
Dylan Brandon Hall**
Raven Renee Hamilton†††
Ariana Rene Hernandez
Veronica Ann Hill***
Karlie Barbara Johnson***
Minly Lam
Siqi Li
Kirsys Alexandra Marte-Chavez
Yohanna Araceli Martinez Ramirez*
Natalie Medina
Olivia Lee Mott***
Alex Howard Mowry
Allie Noel Nelson**
Kailyn Denise Newsom
Zachary Scott Palm
Katherine Marie Pangborn
Janki K. Patel
Thaddius Drake Patterson
Hannah Elizabeth Pryor
Nathan Reece Replogle
N’Khya K. Salahud-Din
Emily Lisette Sesler
Auva Shariatmadari**
Blake Miller Smith
Lana Maren Soileau
Alex Joseph Stelly III
Micaella Malabuyoc Villanueva
Anna Claire Votaw
Sarah Rose Whittle
Grace Ann Widner*

Success Scholars (†††)
Moody Mentors (††††)
Honors (*)
High Honors (**)
Highest Honors (***)