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SWOSU Fall Graduates Announced

SWOSU students planning to complete requirements for degrees during the FALL 2016
semester are reminded that they must file an APPLICATION TO GRADUATE.

Deadline for completing the application is DECEMBER 1ST.

If your name is not included on the list published below, you may apply to graduate by going to the home page-http://www.swosu.edu/administration/registrar/graduation-app.aspx

Individuals on the list also should report to the Registrar’s Office if their names as listed are not as they wish them to appear on their diploma.

Applications received as of 1:30 pm, September 9, 2016 are as follows:

School: College of Arts & Sciences
Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Ashley C. Balay, Weatherford; Marisa Lyn Bolin, Hobart; Corinne Ann Choate, Frisco, TX; Emily Grace Garcia Lees Summit, MO; Stephanie Griffith, Cordell; Lakin Michelle Hardzog, Elgin; Molly Jessica Hawkins, Weatherford; Kayla Lynn Johnston, Weatherford; Conner Danae Kent,Clinton; Paige McKenzie Lang, Oklahoma City; Caylie Ashton Patton, Tecumseh; Gloria E. Rivera Flores,Laverne; Amber Shyan Simons, Elk City; Otoniel Alexander Soza Ramirez,Matagalpa, ZZ; Nicholas Carl Tate, Hobart.

School: College of Arts & Sciences
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Alfa Alemu Abame, Stillwater; Abdulhamid Mohammed Albokhader, Weatherford; Vivian Andres Bird, Weatherford; Alexandra Kait Jordan, Blanchard; Emily D. Morgan, Harrah; Kaitlin Raschel Nootbaar, Weatherford; Reine Sinthia Youmbi Yamdjeu, Douala, Cameroon.

School: College of Arts & Sciences
Degree: Bachelor of Music
Shelby Alyssa Baker, Des Arc, AR; Hunter Dene’ Boatwright, Clinton; Jasmine Adrianna Cabrera, Moore; Kyle Stuart Chai, Oklahoma City; Jacie Lynn Hutcherson, Noble; Tzu-Chi Belle Lin, Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Myles Tillman Madden, Weatherford; Brooke Ann McCullough, Enid; Laura Motzkus, Shawnee, KS; Ali Nicole Richards, Bethany; Mark Kelly Williams, Anchorage, AK.

School: College of Arts & Sciences
Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts
Odessa Michelle Talley, Weatherford; Paige Elizabeth Worlund, Prague.

School: College of Professional & Graduate Study
Degree: Bachelor of Arts in Education
Katie Elizabeth Brake, Leedey; Candice Marie Anthony, Weatherford; Mary Ashley Keen, Weatherford; Jordan Alyssa Lager, Fairbanks, AK; Zachary J. Maynard, Davis; Olivia Anne Pannell, Mabank, TX.

School: College of Professional & Graduate Study
Degree: Bachelor of Music Education
Kyle Dean Hernasy, Anadarko; Ashley Renee House, Marlow; Karlee Shae Liner, Oklahoma City; Jordan Ray Satterlee, Weatherford.

School: College of Professional & Graduate Study
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Hazem Saad Alshahrani, Weatherford; Vanessa Marie Amante, Weatherford; Augustus Wayne Anderson, Skiatook; Mickey Andrews, Checotah; Cassidy Joe Baker, Weatherford; Joshua Bentley, Altus; Crystal Dawn Biddy, Pawnee; Teverick Dwayne Boyd, Dallas, TX; Stephanie R. Bryan, Clinton; Ashley Renee Bryen, Moore; Eric Del Burchett, Weatherford; Cristhian Alfonso Casillas, Kingfisher; Robert D. Chambers, Hydro; Hugo Enrique Chaparro, Sayre; Curtis James Collins, Snyder; Kelby C. Cook, Weatherford; Kyle Andrew Cook, Laverne; Connor Douglas Couch, Vinita; Jacee LeeAnn Crawford, Weatherford; Kimberly Sue Davis, El Reno; William Hunter Dinkines, Edmond; Alexander E. Drake, Altus; Whitney Nichole Dunn, Yukon; Courtney Marie Flores, Plano, TX; Jaylen A. Flynn, Watonga; Haley Nicole Frost, Oklahoma City; Ashlee Beitinger, Denton, TX; David Lee Garza, Elk City; Nina Rosanna Gregory, Fresno, CA; Jack Guillory, El Reno; Colton Lee Harry, Weatherford; Sean M. Hart, Weatherford; Shane Wesley Henderson, Weatherford; Tyler Allen Henry, Weatherford; Allyson Bree Heskett, Kingfisher; Dillon James Heskett, Ponca City; Houston Hill, Elk City; Weston Tanner Hininger, Woodward; Alex Samuel Holding, Minco; Christian Hollister, Hobart; Clinton D. Horn, Fort Cobb; Kendi Blake Horton, Carnegie; Sabrina Hougland, Calumet; Ciara Lansdon, Wheat Ridge, CO; Hayley Mercedes Martin, Weatherford; Michael Lance Martinez, Clinton; Orlando Martinez, Weatherford; Laurence Devon Maynard, Oklahoma City.

School: College of Professional & Graduate Study
Degree: Bachelor of Science
Tiffany G. McClellan, Yukon; Margaret Lea Musser, Amarillo, TX; Scott Nelms, Frederick; Jerryd Paul Nelson, Choctaw; Toni Rachel Old, Kaufman, TX; Rocklin Joseph Pankhurst, Cordell; Lantz D. Parks, Yukon; Richard Will Patterson, Weatherford; Saul Pina, Clinton; Sam Q. Ridenhour, Weatherford; Ricardo Rivera, Weatherford; Morgan Taylor Roper, Weatherford; Jordon Kaly Sage, Gracemont; Benjamin A. Sanders, Chickasha; Sherilyn Nicole Scott, Yukon; Kelsie Burae Self, Newalla; Shelby Da’Shurtz, Perkins; Tori Kaye Skinner, Weatherford; Drew T. Spencer, Weatherford; Jacob Colter Stemo, Calgary, Alberta, ZZ; Joseph-Aaron Ngwa-Eyo-Kulu Tanifum, Lawton; Kwame Antoine Tate, Weatherford; Legend Nicole Tate, Weatherford; Clark Allen Thiessen, Weatherford; Alexander T. Thurman, Weatherford; Amy M. Vantrease, Mannford; Talon Brady Watkins, Weatherford; Blane Whitson, Weatherford; Tyler L. Williams, Sapulpa; Rachel Mae Yarnell, Anadarko.

School: College of Professional & Graduate Study
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Educ.
Allison Blair Bedell, Yukon; Shae Lauran Bates, Jones; Kimberly Dawn Brewster, Hammon; Paige Ann Anderson, Piedmont; Chandra N. Briggs, Weatherford; Marcus Cruz Burk, Amarillo, TX; Larry Wayne Cribbs, Olney, TX; Aubrey Mackenzie Davis, Piedmont; Cheriden Nicole Hawk, Oklahoma City; Felicia Renee Hitt, Burns Flat, Brianna Marie Hollister, Hobart; Bryan Dean Holt,Sentinel; Taylor Michelle Holt, Kingfisher; Caitlyn Victoria Johnson, Sayre, Cori Nicole Kelly, Heath, TX; Chelsea Kennedy, Watonga; Andee Michelle Lantz, Altus; Mariah Martin, Seiling; Britney Cheyenne McClure, Broken Arrow; Alexa Christine Monczunski, Hobart; Kaitlin Raschel Nootbaar, Weatherford; Jilynn “K” Parkhurst, Weatherford; Patton Emery Pugh, Sayre; Karlee Jordan Loula, Colony; Taylor Rains, Weatherford; Tiffani Nicole Ray, Lindsay; Allison N. Russell, Cordell; Rebecca Mae Schweitzer, El Reno; Chandler Corrine Smith, Hobart; Shelby Paige Stapleton, Moore; Laci Danell Stegall, Burns Flat; Teresa Lynn Williams, Mustang.

School: College of Professional & Graduate Study
Degree: BS Health Information Mngmt
Jennifer Lynn Decker, Hobart

School: College of Professional & Graduate Study
Degree: Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Michelle D. Albauer, Oklahoma City; Sara Jane Baird, Broken Arrow; Rebekah Sue Berry, Edmond; Ashley Raye Bouknight, Piedmont; April Devereaux, Guthrie; Megan Edison, Oklahoma City; Neica LaVonne Edwards, Lawton; Graciela Lopez Esquivel, Oklahoma City; Cori Miranda Fritzler, Guthrie; Faith Eileigh Garrett, Moore; Dao The Anh Goodnight, Yukon; Rachel Ashley Gould, Tulsa; Roberta Jean Graham, Edmond; David Walter Hackett, Edmond; Jenna Lee Jarrett, Tecumseh; Hartley Shaye James, Moore; Satora Lorraine Johnson, Weatherford; Armenda Lyne Kates, Keota; Kayla Jana’Lunsford, Oklahoma City; Krista Jeane Dee Lynn, Chickasha; Kassidy L. Malone, Oklahoma City; Christy Ann Marsley, Norman; Hung M. Nguyen, Midway City, CA; Tabitha Jean Parks, Hoyt; Maria N. Patterson, Oklahoma City; Megan Denise Sills, Moore; Tressa Lynn Simmons, Tahlequah; Letha Shannon Starchman, Norman; Alaina Reneau Swanson, Tulsa; Alyson Nicole Tinney, Norman; Nicole D. Waddle, Moore; Chelsea Ryan Walker; Depew; Brandi Leigh Ward, Tipton; Tyler Wayne White, Newcastle, Cara McCutchen Williams, Oklahoma City; Mallory Morgan Wion, Sapulpa; Kayla Ann Zoch, Oklahoma City.

School: College of Professional & Graduate Study
Degree: Bachelor Business Admin.
Riley Hugh Akin, Davidson; Yazeed Ali Alalhareth, Riyadh, ZZ; Mansour Abdulaziz Alkhalifa, Weatherford; Kevin Lee Baker, Weatherford; Conner Davis Bays, Edmond; Lauren Elizabeth Bell, Burns Flat; Zachary Taylor Britton, Keller, TX; Britney Lauran Brown, Clinton; Baylea Sue Carrell, Yukon; Rebecca Kay Edwards, Anadarko; Palmer Brent Ferris, Yukon; Casey Brooke Friesen, Weatherford; Jodi Ann Gray, Hobart; Joshua David Hoffert, Woodward; Hayley Mercedes Martin, Weatherford; Daniel Mefford, Kiefer; Patrick Thomas Merryman, Weatherford;Tonya M. Moore, Mustang; Dandi Gail Parker, Hydro; Will Robinson, Oklahoma City; Mark Anthony Roles, Hammon; Ryan Parker Schmidt, Windsor, CA; Jennifer A. Sheffield, Sayre; Ashlee Breckon Shrum, Yukon; Corvin Jay Smith Jr., Clinton; Stewart Chase Tripp, Weatherford; Stewart Chase Tripp, Weatherford; Emily Nicole Watkins, Hydro; Vanessa D. Welk, Sayre; Whitney Rae Williams, Weatherford.

School: College of Pharmacy
Degree: Doctor of Pharmacy
Angelina Anaya-Hernandez, Yukon; Nana Boakyewaa Opoku Asante, Oklahoma City; Thomas Bradley Bellew, Edmond; Tori R. Chacon, Lawton; Kara Juh-Ree Crane, Tulsa; Tara Mercedes DeLonais, Lawton; Victoria Leigh Denny, Yukon; J. Nyema Elliott, Oklahoma City; Whitney Denise Evans, Checotah; Alexandria Loren Foster, Claremore; Kyrsten Nicole Jennie Gamble, Muskogee; Reba Dawn Gillispie, Ardmore; Anh Ngoc Huynh, Fort Worth, TX; Sheena Ann Jacob, Yukon; Casey Dwayne Jiles, Weatherford; Kristine Yen Le, Mustang; Melinda TuTran Mach, Fort Smith, AR; Colton Edward Dean Moorman, Sulphur Springs, AR; John Michael Moriarty, Sperry; Jennifer Ann Musgrove, Weatherford; Michael Huy Nguyen, Oklahoma City; Terry Nguyen, Edmond; Uyen Tran Nguyen, Broken Arrow; Cassandra Kambili Obi, Norman; Ken Luong Pham, Richardson, TX; Michael Scott Robinso, Tulsa; Lyan Van Russell, Broken Arrow; Nicole Elizabeth Schmitz, Katy, TX; Katey Lynn Sluder, Blanchard; Joshua Paul Thompson, Broken Arrow; Dominic Vo, Tulsa; Scott Allen Welch II; Corey L. Williams, Iowa Park, TX; Blake Anthony Worlund, Shawnee.

School: College of Professional & Graduate Study
Degree: Master of Business Admin.
Tara Mercedes DeLonais, Lawton; Victoria Leigh Denny, Yukon; Jessica Bowen Easterwood, Enid; Reba Dawn Gillispie, Ardmore; Jack William Hartman, Woodward; Andrew Mark Hayes, Broken Arrow; Rashmi Karna, Kathmandu, ZZ; Casey Dawn Merryman, Weatherford; Ashley Ann Neville, Tipton, IA; Jessica Nichole Holsted-Porter, El Reno; Leesa R. Stinson, Woodward.

School: College of Professional & Graduate Study Degree: Master of Education
Taler Janae Sawatzky Alexander, Weatherford; Kyra Renee Archer, El Reno; Heather Hill Bledsoe, Yale; Vincent Shane Brashears, Sentinel; Beth Ann Campriani, Chapel Hill, NC; Bob Cochran, Keyes; Molly Beth Colvin, Liberal, KS; Stephanie Ann Costello, Elk City; Jessica Egner, Shamrock, TX; Jared Lane Cudd, Arapaho; Connie Gallupe, Kingfisher; Mika Elaine Kelly; El Reno; Samira Khashayari, Newcastle; Amanda Marie Klein, Lawton; Brooke Ann Kusch, Fairview; Becky Lynn Lee, Dibble; Jade Denise Martin, Granite; Chelsey Renee Mawson, Henrietta, TX; Charmin Michelle McElroy, Perkins; Corie R. Orr, Wheeler, TX; Bobbie Joyce Pate, Rocky; Hailey Raetz, Oklahoma City; Sarah Elizabeth Shefferd, Weatherford; Andrea Lynne Verser, Chickasha.

School: College of Professional & Graduate Study
Degree: Master of Science
Victoria Elizabeth Brack, Weatherford; Anne Frances Pelletier, Blair.

School: College of Professional & Graduate Study
Degree: Master of Music
David Sean Hagan, Ardmore; Kathleen Anne Crook Jung, Okeene; Robert Joe Miller, Lawton; Enid Marie Van Treese, Weatherford.

School: College of Professional & Graduate Study
Degree: Master of ED (Non Cert)
Joseph Paul Alexander, Bartlesville; Joanna C. Collins, Frisco, TX; Katrina J. Detherow, Weatherford; Jessica K’Leigh Heard, Weatherford.

School: College of Professional & Graduate Study
Degree: M.S.-HEALTHCARE INFOR & INFO MGMT
Priscilla Perales Stuart, San Antonio, TX

School: College of Arts & Sciences
Degree: Associate in Science
Katherine Ranee Alvarez-Churchill, Lawton.

School: College of Professional & Graduate Study
Degree: Associate in Science
Alex Samuel Holding, Minco.

SWOSU Fall Enrollment Numbers Up

Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s enrollment for the 2016 fall semester once again shows an increase in students for both the Weatherford and Sayre campuses.
SWOSU enjoyed an increase of 4.1% from the 2015 fall semester and is the third straight year for a fall semester enrollment increase.
SWOSU President Randy Beutler said the overall head count enrollment is 5,354.
“As always, our primary goal at SWOSU is student success, and we are pleased to serve those who choose to attend SWOSU at Weatherford and Sayre,” Beutler said. “Affordability and our 14 nationally-accredited academic programs continue to make SWOSU an attractive place for students.”
The Weatherford campus has 5,040 students and the Sayre campus has 646 students, noting that some students take classes on both campuses. The 646 on the Sayre campus is the highest enrollment in at least 20 years, according to SWOSU-Sayre Registrar Terry Billey.

Photo Credit- Kyle Wright

Hilltop Theatre’s Top Cast For 12 Angry Jurors

Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s enrollment for the 2016 fall semester once again shows an increase in students for both the Weatherford and Sayre campuses.
SWOSU enjoyed an increase of 4.1% from the 2015 fall semester and is the third straight year for a fall semester enrollment increase.
SWOSU President Randy Beutler said the overall head count enrollment is 5,354.
“As always, our primary goal at SWOSU is student success, and we are pleased to serve those who choose to attend SWOSU at Weatherford and Sayre,” Beutler said. “Affordability and our 14 nationally-accredited academic programs continue to make SWOSU an attractive place for students.”
The Weatherford campus has 5,040 students and the Sayre campus has 646 students, noting that some students take classes on both campuses. The 646 on the Sayre campus is the highest enrollment in at least 20 years, according to SWOSU-Sayre Registrar Terry Billey.

Photo Caption- Stage crew and performers gather for first production meeting. (Back row) Zachary Hokeah, Grant Crews, Joe Noble, Parker Charping, Chandler Seaton, Alex Hawkins, William Appel. (Middle) Chante Randle, Micaelah Thompson, Olivia Brookshire, Donna McCuistion, Katherine Zazueta, Jerah Welborn. (Front) Ian Appel, Tony Buckley.

SWOSU Freshmen Selected For Honors Program

Seventeen freshmen have been selected to be in Southwestern Oklahoma State University’s honors program.
Members of the 2016-17 class are:
Name                                  School                              Major
Kylie D. Biggs                 Hitchcock               Special Education
Kaitlyn D. Bowling         Douglas                 Special Education
Rachel E. Cook           Oklahoma City             Pre-Pharmacy
Brandon H. Cryer             Tipton                      Pre-Pharmacy
Daniel J. Gassen               El Reno            Engineering in Physics
Ezgi E. Gursel               Weatherford      Engineering Technology
Christina M. Kidd             Yukon                            Biology
Andrew J. Marull              Edmond                    Pre-Pharmacy
Jaidyn R. McAdoo        Oklahoma City            Health Sciences
Sarah Moad                           Erick                             Biology
Cheyenne G. Nguyen       Allen, TX                  Pre-Pharmacy
Maegan A. Norman        Saginaw TX   Two Dimensional Studio Art
Taylor J. Oney                      Yukon                             Biology
Kaci N. Pennington        Kingfisher                   Pre-Pharmacy
Amber R. Powers                 Loco                                Biology
Emily A. Trail                   Weatherford    Engineering in Physics
Nicholas A. Wheeler        Claremore                  Pre-Pharmacy
Each of the class members take Honors General Education courses, get exposed to interdisciplinarity in academics via the Honors curriculum, select an area of interest (research, study abroad, service learning) and a faculty mentor, and together develop a capstone experience that will culminate with an Honors thesis.
Honors scholars are encouraged to participate in the Oklahoma Scholar-Leadership Enrichment Program (OSLEP), a unique intercollegiate-interdisciplinary program designed to develop the scholarship and leadership abilities of Oklahoma’s outstanding college and university students.
For more information on the SWOSU Honors Program, visit http://www.swosu.edu/academics/honors/

Picture Caption: Members of the 2016-17 honors program class at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford are (front from left): Brandon H. Cryer, Tipton; Andrew J. Marull, Edmond; Kylie D. Biggs, Hitchcock; Jaidyn R. McAdoo, Oklahoma City; Rachel E. Cook, Oklahoma City; Ezgi E. Gursel, Weatherford; Kaci N. Pennington, Kingfisher; and Amber R. Powers, Loco. Back from left—Dr. Andrea Holgado; Nicholas A. Wheeler, Claremore; Daniel J. Gassen, El Reno; Taylor J. Oney, Yukon; Maegan A. Norman, Saginaw TX; Christina M. Kidd, Yukon; Sarah Moad, Erick; Kaitlyn D. Bowling, Douglas; and Dr. Brian Campbell. Not pictured are Cheyenne G. Nguyen, Allen TX; and Emily A. Trail, Weatherford.

SWOSU: Another Year in Panorama

By Lakin Hardzog
Staff Reporter

Southwestern’s biggest event, Panorama is back and better than ever.
This semester’s first panorama event will feature comedian, writer, director and actor Mike Birbiglia. You may know him from the hit Netflix series Orange is the New Black where he plays Danny Pearson. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, September 6. In advance they are $10 for students, faculty, staff, or anyone with a VALID SWOSU ID. Tickets in advance to the general public are $20. All tickets sold at the door are $25.
Tickets can be purchased online at swosu.edu, stubwire.com or at the SWOSU Public Relations & Marketing Office Room 205 in the Hays Administration Building.
The event will be located in the Pioneer Cellular Event Center on Thursday October 27, 2016, at 7:30 pm. For more information please contact Brian Adler via email: brian.adler@swosu.edu or via phone: 580-774-3063.