Dec 04, 2022  
ARCHIVED 2016-17 CPS Undergraduate Catalog 
    
ARCHIVED 2016-17 CPS Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Degrees Awarded


 

*** Summa Cum Laude (top three percent)
** Magna Cum Laude (next five percent)
* Cum Laude (next seven percent)

Class of 2015- August Graduates

August 15, 2015

April A. Bagley, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Gregory M. Benes, Bachelor of Arts in Paralegal Studies, Lincoln, NE
Tiffany Burklund, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Lincoln, NE
Jennifer L. Cook, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Karissa M. Dunkin, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
* Sally Gonzalez, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Lincoln, NE
Keith A. Henderson, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
* Linzy A. Kellum, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Pensacola, FL
Steven J. Kostner, Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration, Lincoln, NE
Johnetta Lang, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Abby Jean McDaniels, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business & Organizational Communication, Lincoln, NE
Allison L. McGreer, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, Lincoln, NE
Randy S. Norris, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Milford, NE
Shannon Marie Ontiveros, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Grand Island, NE
Sadie Oppegard, Bachelor of Science in Allied Health, Lincoln, NE
Crystal G. Porter, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Christopher M. Roybal, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Gothenburg, NE
Matthew J. Sharkey, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, Lincoln, NE
Dawn L. Skala, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Garland, NE
Christopher David Soncksen, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Laura S. Stallings, Bachelor of Science in Allied Health, Lincoln, NE
* Patty Stoki, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Carolyn J. Sturm, Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts Studies, Lincoln, NE
David Allan Thomas, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Jeffrey W. Voigt, Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts Studies, Omaha, NE
Kristine L. Votava, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Hickman, NE

 

Class of 2016 - December and May Graduates

December 13, 2015 and May 8, 2016

Jordan M. Adams, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Beatrice, NE
Kendra A. Ahlers, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business & Professional Studies in Accounting, Hastings, NE
Michaela A. Akridge, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Maureen C. Allison, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Lincoln, NE
* Amanda L. Almanza, Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Lincoln, NE
Aleah Arleen Alt, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Heather M. Anderson, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Loup City, NE
Matthew D. Anderson, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
*** Philip C. Andrews, Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Lincoln, NE
Jessica D. Angel, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Lincoln, NE
Seth M. Arnold, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Lincoln, NE
** Justin S. Bank, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
* Bethany R. Barber, Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication, Lincoln, NE
Monica J. Barber, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
* Vladimir N. Bazan, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice & Public Administration, Grand Island, NE
Natalie J. Benson, Bachelor of Arts in Paralegal Studies, Lincoln, NE
Jamie J. Berens, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Lincoln, NE
Hailey J. Bertwell, Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts Studies, Lincoln, NE
Adam Michael Boilesen, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, Lincoln , NE
Jillian Mary Boname, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Julie A. Bottom, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Shanitay E. Boyd, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
*** Robin D. Brester, Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication, Lincoln, NE
Jeremy M. Brill, Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Kearney, NE
Michelle R. Brinkman-Hartman, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Anthony Brison, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Robert Buncic, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Trent L. Campbell, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Alicia M. Cariotto, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Corey L. Case, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, Palmyra, NE
Virginia L. Chesley, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Fairbury, NE
Kyle L. Codr, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, Prague, NE
*** Vicki S. Coffin, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Lincoln, NE
* Tyler J. Cooper, Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration, Lincoln, NE
Heather E. Critchfield-Smith, Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts Studies, Lincoln, NE
Christopher G. Davis, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Grand Island, NE
Darren Daniel Davlin, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Jessica L. DeBerg, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Malcolm, NE
Barine W Deezia, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, Lincoln, NE
Nicholas H. Dinges, Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Lincoln, NE
Natalie Ngoc Thi Dinh, Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Lincoln, NE
Eric Randall Eugene Dinsdale, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
* Jessica L. Dobbins, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Nicole L. Drake, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Beatrice, NE
* Sarah K. Einspahr, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Grand Island, NE
Karolyn R. Elsberry, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Randy L. Erickson, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Lincoln, NE
Mark A. Evans, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Friend, NE
Derek Fralin, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Beatrice, NE
*** Russell A. Fuehrer II, Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration, Lincoln, NE
Sara Canales Fuentes, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Grand Island, NE
Ellen J. Fuller, Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication, Lincoln, NE
*** Jason Scott Gissler, Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Murdock, NE
Tara L. Glendy, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Lincoln, NE
Julian Gomez, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Kendrah M. Gonzalez, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Lincoln, NE
Megan M. Goplin, Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, Grand Island, NE
*** Mark J. Graham, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, Lincoln, NE
Jesse J. Greenwalt, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice & Professional Studies in Business, Grand Island, NE
Julie A. Griesenbrock, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Milford, NE
Sara D. Griffin, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Grand Island, NE
Jason R. Guenther, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Stephanie L. Guthrie, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Grand Island, NE
Crystal Daye Hagerman, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Nebraska City, NE
Kayla D. Hamilton, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Grand Island, NE
Janet M. Hannon, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Doniphan, NE
Kristene C. Hansen, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business & Professional Studies in Accounting, Pender, NE
McKenzie M. Hartman, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, North Bend, NE
Nicholas L. Hayes, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Lincoln, NE
*** Kathleen J. Hendrix, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Hickman, NE
*** Shannon E. Herman, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Seward, NE
Matthew J. Hershberger, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
** Wendy L. Hiller, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
** Daryl D. Hinz, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Lincoln, NE
Zackery N Hitch, Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication, Lincoln, NE
* Arin N. Hollmann, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Lincoln, NE
Alija Ibrahimpasic, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Lincoln, NE
*** Dana Ann Jackson, Bachelor of Science in Allied Health, Lincoln, NE
Marci A. Welton Jackson, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Susan Rénai James, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Omaha, NE
** Chad L. Johns, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Lincoln, NE
Roderick Jermaine Jordan, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Ann M. Kerrey, Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication, Lincoln, NE
Deng Koang, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Seward, NE
*** Alexandrea M. Koperski, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Grand Island, NE
Owen P. Kramer, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Chad D. Kreikemeier, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Weston, NE
Lindsey K. Kreutzer, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Kearney, NE
April D. Kuehn, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Kearney, NE
Gregg A. Kuenning, Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication & Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
* Timothy J. Lamb, Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Lincoln, NE
Jason A. Lefler, Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts Studies, Lincoln, NE
Michelle L. Lorence, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Eagle, NE
Kristen S. Lorimor, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Omaha, NE
Chan Mark Lual, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Tara M. Luedtke, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Candice M. Lyon, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, Lincoln, NE
Jessica D. Maas, Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Hastings, NE
Gatwal P. Majack, Bachelor of Science in Allied Health, Omaha, NE
Virginia S. Malone, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Maria A. Marquez de Lopez, Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts Studies, Grand Island, NE
* Michelle M. Marquis, Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication, Lincoln, NE
* Matthew Q. Mayfield, Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies in Accounting, Lincoln, NE
Edward Lee McKinney Jr., Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Grand Island, NE
* Roberta McLain, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Trevor R. McManaman, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Ryan A. Meints, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Catherine G. Michels, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Fairbury, NE
Brooke E. Milligan, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Wymore, NE
Manuel Santos Molina, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Kearney, NE
John A. Moran, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Emily B. Morgan, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Lincoln, NE
Megan N. Neth, Bachelor of Arts in Allied Health, Broken Bow, NE
LaCresha S. Netherland, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Topeka, KS
Christy N. Nilson, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Jeffrey S. Norris, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Jameson R Northrop, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Hastings, NE
Amber N. Novotny, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Megan E. Nuncio, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Brian J. O'Hare, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, Crete, NE
Kyle David Olerich, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Doniphan, NE
Taylor M. Padilla, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Chad O. Paisley, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Aurora, NE
Ryan A. Pella, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Lincoln, NE
Jonathan R. Pennington, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Beaver Crossing, NE
Beth A. Peplinski, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Amy T Pham, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Lincoln, NE
Kimberly Pham, Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies in Accounting, Lincoln, NE
Cody C. Pierce, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
*** Reed M. Pierce, Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Lincoln, NE
Ambra N. Porto, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Lincoln, NE
Clint W. Poteet, Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication, Eagle, NE
Joshua D. Purvis, Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication, Clare, MI
Katrina M. Radcliffe, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Seward, NE
Sierra M. Rauert, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Reno, NV
Renae Lee Reed, Bachelor of Arts in Allied Health, Lincoln, NE
Catherine A. Renschler, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Hastings, NE
Elliott M. Robb, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business & Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Steven C. Ross, Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts Studies, Plattsmouth, NE
Kody Salsman, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, Lincoln, NE
Dawn M. Sanford, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Debbie J. Schaaf, Bachelor of Science in Allied Health, Lincoln, NE
Jennifer D. Seaman, Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration, Lincoln, NE
Jarso K. Sengbe, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Shaima Hassan Shakir, Bachelor of Science in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Michael J. Sheets, Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration, Lincoln, NE
Kelsey R. Sims, Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication, Lincoln, NE
Misty L. Sinica, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business & Professional Studies in Accounting, Lincoln, NE
** Kathleen Marie Sire, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Lincoln, NE
Mackenzie Kay Slivka, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Macie L. Slizoski, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice & Human Relations, Columbus, NE
Nicholas W. Slonecker, Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Lincoln, NE
Sarah E. Smidt, Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration, Hastings, NE
Andrew R. Smith, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, Lincoln, NE
*** Merriam G. Sprouse, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Lincoln, NE
Paige M. Stacy, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, McCool Junction, NE
Connor J. Stewart, Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice, Denton, NE
* Jennifer L. Svendsen, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Christine M. Talbert, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Minden, NE
*** Hannah Marie Tehee, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Nancy Tellez-Perez, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Dorchester, NE
* Megan N. Tesmer, Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies in Business, Seward, NE
Nathan A. Tipler, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Omaha, NE
Rita K. Triplett, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Cory Tumbleson, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, Lincoln, NE
Nyamal Biel Tutdeal, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Garrett A. Vanis, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Seward, NE
Julie B. Wrasse Van Winkle, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
Peggy Vaughn, Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Communication, Lincoln, NE
Charles Wagner, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Chapman, NE
Tyler J. Webster, Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design, Lincoln, NE
Brittany L. Westfall, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Omaha, NE
* Chad White, Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management, Wahoo, NE
Jennifer K. Williams, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Lincoln, NE
** Tansy A. Wilson, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Accounting, Lincoln, NE
Michaela A. Winter, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, York, NE
Kacie A. M. Wise, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
* Erin J. Woitaszewski, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
Kaitlyn P. Worthington, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Grand Island, NE
Wendy M. Wulf, Bachelor of Arts in Professional Studies in Business, Lincoln, NE
* Debra A. Zeleski, Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations, Overton, NE

 

Honors and Awards in 2015-16

Senior Awards

Alumni Senior Awards

Tyler J. Cooper
Jessica L. Dobbins

Outstanding Graduate in Allied Health

Renae Lee Reed

Outstanding Graduate in Criminal Justice

Vladimir N. Bazan
Kendrah M. Gonzalez

Outstanding Graduate in Graphic Design

Reed M. Pierce

Outstanding Graduate in Human Relations

Heather M. Anderson
Marci A. Welton Jackson

Outstanding Graduate in Information Systems Management

Mark J. Graham

Outstanding Graduate in Liberal Arts Studies

Heather E. Critchfield-Smith
Maria A. Marquez de Lopez

Outstanding Graduate in Nursing

Vicki S. Coffin
Chrtistine M. Talbert

Outstanding Graduate in Organizational Communication

Bethany R. Barber

Outstanding Graduate in Professional Studies in Accounting

Kathleen J. Hendrix
Alexandrea M. Koperski

Outstanding Graduate in Professional Studies in Business

Wendy L. Hiller
Edward Lee McKinney Jr.

Outstanding Graduate in Public Administration

Russell A. Fuehrer II

Outstanding Graduate with a Double Major

Vladimir N. Bazan
Gregg A. Kuenning

Valedictorians

Alexandrea M. Koperski
Reed M. Pierce

Faculty Award

Outstanding Teachers of the Year

Brenda Kastens
Josekf Kren