Peru State College awards 49 degrees in August

Peru State College awards 49 degrees in August

Peru, Nebraska – Peru State College and its President, Dr. Dan Hanson, granted degrees to 49 graduates on Friday, August 2, 2019.

Peru State granted 25 Master of Science in Education degrees, two Master of Science in Organizational Management degrees, one Bachelor of Arts degree, 15 Bachelor of Science degrees and six Bachelor of Applied Science degrees.

The formal ceremony for all 2018-2019 graduates was held in May of 2019. August graduates were eligible to walk in that ceremony.

Nestled in the hills of historic southeast Nebraska, Peru State College offers a mix of innovative online and traditional classroom undergraduate and graduate programs, including online graduate degrees in education and organizational management. Established in 1867 as Nebraska’s first college, Peru State has transformed over the past century and a half into a state-of-the-art institution offering diverse, multifaceted educational programs to around 2,400 students.

Bachelor of Applied Science
Name Major Honors** City State
Dominique Bell Business Administration – Management Houston TX
Roy Bell, Jr Business Administration – Management Stockton CA
Brandon Jones Business Administration – Management Houston TX
Bryan Scott Miller Business Administration – Management Summa Cum Laude Lincoln NE
Corbin Thomas Miller Business Administration – Management Lincoln NE
Kerianne Newland Business Administration – Management Gretna NE

 

Bachelor of Arts
Name Major/Minor/Endorsement Honors** City State
Lee Everett Privett Liberal Arts Independence MO

 

Bachelor of Science
Name Major Honors** City State
Hope Angelia Brewster Business Administration – Accounting Magna Cum Laude Lincoln NE
McKailie Nicole Carnahan-Kuhns Business Administration – Marketing Sidney NE
MyKala Marie Erdkamp Business Administration – Management Papillion NE
Keegan Bently Green Business Administration – Management Lincoln NE
Kayla Helina Guerrero Psychology Omaha NE
Rebecca Elizabeth Maher Psychology Papillion NE
Katheryn Louise Potter Business Administration – Human Resources and Risk Management Summa Cum Laude De Witt NE
Justin Charles Shepard Criminal Justice – Administration Princeton FL
Andrew James Smith Graphic Design Auburn NE
Carlee LeTia Michelle Tasler Educational Studies Cum Laude Shubert NE
David Jordan Taylor Music – Business Marketing Omaha NE
Jakia Takaja Marie Vaughn-Taylor Psychology, Minor: Business Administration Omaha NE
Katie Lyn Walmsley Psychology Summa Cum Laude Lincoln NE
Tai’Ler J. Warren Sport and Exercise Science Omaha NE
Kiersten Joy Zvolanek Psychology Cum Laude Wymore NE

 

Master of Science in Education
Name Major City State
Rachel Lea Allen Curriculum and Instruction Bellevue NE
Ashley N. Bailey Curriculum and Instruction North Platte NE
Michael Glenn Fauss Curriculum and Instruction Omaha NE
Sara Forsgren Curriculum and Instruction Fairbury NE
Erin Frevert Curriculum and Instruction Omaha NE
Jared Anthony Haag Curriculum and Instruction Hickman NE
Allison Henderson Curriculum and Instruction Glenwood IA
Nicholas A. Joslin Curriculum and Instruction Omaha NE
Susan Elaine Lissi Curriculum and Instruction New Waterford OH
Andrea Luedtke Curriculum and Instruction Lincoln NE
Michaela Lynn McGuire Curriculum and Instruction Omaha NE
Caroline Signe Moore Curriculum and Instruction Madison WI
Alison Danielle Mullins Curriculum and Instruction Falls City NE
Carey Ann Turnwall Murdock Curriculum and Instruction Hickman NE
Lisa Marie Plourde Curriculum and Instruction Papillion NE
Tyson Walter Ratliff Curriculum and Instruction Shenandoah IA
Catlin Andrew Rice Curriculum and Instruction Arapahoe NE
Elliot Thomas Ruleaux Curriculum and Instruction Bellevue NE
Sara J. Schutte Curriculum and Instruction Lincoln NE
Angela Jeanette Siegmann Curriculum and Instruction North Platte NE
Veronica Erin Skretta Curriculum and Instruction David City NE
Nathan Coe Smith Curriculum and Instruction York NE
Aaron D. Svik Curriculum and Instruction Lincoln NE
Shelly Lynn Wear Rush Curriculum and Instruction Bellevue NE
Maggie Nicole Wragge Curriculum and Instruction Papillion NE

 

Master of Science in Organized Management
Name Area City State
Kelsey Marie Gash Entrepreneurial and Economic Development Ashland MO
Jacquetta Tillman Entrepreneurial and Economic Development Victorville CA

**The Summa Cum Laude honor requires a cumulative grade point average of 3.90 or above. Graduation honors are conferred on bachelor’s degree candidates who have earned a minimum of 54 Peru State College semester credit hours.

**The Magna Cum Laude honor requires a cumulative grade point average between 3.75 and 3.89. Graduation honors are conferred on bachelor’s degree candidates who have earned a minimum of 54 Peru State College semester credit hours.

**The Cum Laude honor requires a cumulative grade point average between 3.50 and 3.74. Graduation honors are conferred on bachelor’s degree candidates who have earned a minimum of 54 Peru State College semester credit hours.

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Quentin Victor contributed to this release.