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Twenty-seven University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan Students to Graduate


April 24, 2013
Wednesday PM

(SitNews) Ketchikan, Alaska - The 2013 commencement ceremony for University of Alaska Southeast (UAS) Ketchikan students will be held Saturday, May 4 at 3:00 PM at the Ted Ferry Civic Center. The public is invited to attend.

This year’s commencement keynote speaker is Elizabeth Nelson, Artistic Director for First City Players and 2012 Distinguished Woman of the Year. UAS Chancellor John Pugh, UAS Ketchikan Interim Campus Director Priscilla Schulte, and University of Alaska Board of Regents members Dale Anderson of Juneau, Fuller Cowell of Big Lake, and Mari Freitag, student regent originally from Ketchikan, will bestow degrees at the ceremony.

Twenty-seven University of Alaska Southeast students are receiving degrees this spring.

University of Alaska students living in Ketchikan and receiving degrees from other University of Alaska campuses are invited to participate in the local ceremony.

Certificate – Fish Culture
Jeanne Boyle

Associate of Arts – Fisheries Management
Jeanne Boyle
Associate of Arts
Cynthia Bashaw
Robert Bidwell
Min Hu
Jody Nelson
Arika Paquette
James Pawlowski
Kristen Zwicker

Associate of Applied Science - Business Administration
Kristen Gilliard
LeAnn Pickard

Associate of Applied Science – Computer Information & Office Systems
LeAnn Pickard

Associate of Applied Science - Fisheries Technology
Peter Austin
Jeanne Boyle
Rosalie Grant
LeAn Wortman

Bachelor of Business Administration
Kimberley Dean
Terilyn Hamilton
Christopher Mitchell

Bachelor of Elementary Education
Javan Cook
Larissa Otness
Kalah Stevens
Teresa Varnell

Bachelor of Liberal Arts – Interdisciplinary Studies
Ghert Abbott
Carena Wood

Master of Education – Mathematics Education
Laura Murph

Master of Education – Reading Specialist & Graduate Certificate
Tiffany Pickrell

Master of Social Work (UAA)
Deneise Weyhmiller

Master of Teaching – Elementary Education & Graduate Certificate
Amber Machado

Master of Teaching – Secondary Education
Rebecca Longshore

Jim Baichtal, USFS Geologist, will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Science.

The University of Alaska Southeast Ketchikan campus provides a wide variety of educational courses and programs to Ketchikan and the surrounding communities throughout the year. Courses and programs are available locally and via e-Learning classes. Through these offerings, students can achieve certifications, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees.



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