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Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
Spring 2014 Commencement Program, University of Hawaii at Hilo
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UHH (University of Hawaii at Hilo) Spring 2014 Graduation Commencement Program

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  • 1. Spring Commencement Exercises May 17, 2014
  • 2. Ua Ao Hawai‘i Words by Larry Kimura Chant melody by Kalena Silva Kau e ka wena o ke ao i ka lani The announcement of dawn appears as a glowing streak upon the heavens, He wekeweke i ka pØ pilipuka It is a narrow opening in the darkness heralding the day, He ‘elele o ka poniponi hikina It is a messenger of purple glimmer from the east. Kau ke kÅhe‘a wana‘ao i ka ‘Åla‘apapa Streaks of red stain long cloud formations, La‘i ana i luna o ke kükulu o ka lani lÅ Reposing serenely upon the pillars holding up the heavens; ‘O ka‘u ia e huli alo nei i ka ulu ´ I turn to gaze upon this, focusing on growth and the rising of a new day, ‘Ae, ua ao ´. Yes, day has arrived. HØ mai lÅ kØ mÅlamalama Bestow upon us your radiant light I ka honua nei i ka mauli ola Here upon the earth, filled with the spirit of life. Ua ao Hawai‘i ke ‘Ølino nei Hawai‘i is in the brightness of day, it shines, brilliant Mai ka pi‘ina a ka welona a ka lÅ From its boundaries from the east to the west. KÅhiko ‘ia i ka ‘ike manomano It wears as its finery a myriad of knowledge, Ka ‘ike kØli‘u mai o kikilo mai Of deep insight from the depths of antiquity. ‘O ka‘u nØ ia ‘o ka pülama My sole duty is to embrace and to cherish, A pa‘a ma ka ipu o ka ‘ike ´. So it may be firm in the repositories of enlightenment. ‘Ae, ua ao ´. Yes, day has arrived. He mele no Hawai‘i ua ao. This is a poem for Hawai‘i which has seen the light of day.
  • 3. University of Hawai‘i at Hilo 2014 SpringCommencement Program Edith Kanaka‘ole Multi-Purpose Stadium • 9:00 a.m., Saturday, May 17, 2014 Prelude Kea‘au High School Cougar Band....................................................................................Mr. Bill Sever, Band Director Announcements.............................................................. Ms. Judith Fox-Goldstein, Commencement Committee Chair Processional Pomp & Circumstance...............................................................................................Kea‘au High School Cougar Band Elgar/Grundman Mr. Bill Sever, Band Director Salutations Ua Ao Hawai‘i..............................................................................................................................Hanakahi Council & Kimura/Silva Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikØlani College of Hawaiian Language The Star Spangled Banner..................................................................................................................... Mrs. Terry Sever Smith/Key Hawai‘i Pono‘ï..............................................................................................................................Hanakahi Council & Berger/KalÅkaua Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikØlani College of Hawaiian Language Welcome & Introductions.............................................. Dr. Donald Straney, Chancellor, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Greetings................................................................Dr. David Lassner, Interim President, University of Hawai‘i System Excellence in Teaching Awards Dr. Donald Straney........................................................................................ Chancellor, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Dr. David Lassner.................................................................................Interim President, University of Hawai‘i System Regent Barry Mizuno.........................................................................................University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents Regent Carl Carlson...........................................................................................University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching Board of Regents Award for Excellence in Teaching Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Student Address “Our Favorite Questions” ........................................................................................................................ Dylon Koehn Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics Keynote Address Mr. Neil "Dutch" Kuyper............................................................................................President and CEO, Parker Ranch
  • 4. Presenting the Candidates Dr. Matthew Platz.................................................Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Bachelor's Degrees Dr. Donald Straney........................................................................................ Chancellor, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Dr. David Lassner.................................................................................Interim President, University of Hawai‘i System Regent Barry Mizuno.........................................................................................University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents Regent Carl Carlson...........................................................................................University of Hawai‘i Board of Regents Dr. Bruce Mathews..........................................Dean, College of Agriculture, Forestry & Natural Resource Management Dr. Randy Hirokawa...................................................................................................Dean, College of Arts & Sciences Dr. Krishna Dhir..............................................................................................Dean, College of Business & Economics Dr. Kalena Silva................................................Professor, Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikölani College of Hawaiian Language Certificate in Teacher Education Dr. Kalena Silva................................................Professor, Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikölani College of Hawaiian Language Masters Degrees Dr. Kalena Silva................................................Professor, Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikölani College of Hawaiian Language Dr. Donald Price......................................................... Chair, Tropical Conservation Biology & Environmental Science Dr. Bryan Kim ............................................................................................................... Chair, Counseling Psychology Ms. Theresa Kreif........................................................................Acting Director of Distance Education MSW Program, UH Mänoa – Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work Doctoral Degrees Dr. John Pezzuto................................................................................................................ Dean, College of Pharmacy Mele for the University Pulelo Ha‘aheo.............................................................................................................................Hanakahi Council & KamanÅ/Silva/Wilson/Bernardino Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikØlani College of Hawaiian Language Acknowledgments Dr. Donald Straney........................................................................................ Chancellor, University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Recessional Triumphal March from Aida......................................................................................Kea‘au High School Cougar Band Verdi/Bullock Mr. Bill Sever, Band Director This is a non-smoking facility. This document is available in alternate format upon request. This facility is wheelchair accessible and sign language interpreters are located to the right of the stage.
  • 5. Keynote Address Neil "Dutch" Kuyper Named to his current position in 2011 as President and CEO of Parker Ranch Inc., and Paniolo Power Company, Neil “Dutch” was born and raised on O‘ahu. He graduated from Punahou School and earned his undergraduate degree from Occidental College and a Masters, (MBA), from the Tuck School at Dartmouth College. Mr. Kuyper served as CEO with Capricorn Investment Group in Palo Alto, California and in a similar position with Morgan Creek Capital Management. His career reflects his extensive experience in highly respected management positions in association with Wellington Management, Boston Consulting Group, and Coopers & Lybrand. After more than 20 years as a senior executive on the mainland and in Asia, “Dutch” returned home to Hawai‘i to carry out the legacy and vision of the late Parker Ranch heir Richard Smart. He is responsible for fulfilling the obligations to the Trust's beneficiaries and the Waimea community. “Dutch” oversees the 130,000-acre cattle operation that produces 10 million pounds of beef per year. He believes that, while cattle ranching remains a vital element in Hawaii, new and diverse industries are imperative and currently being developed. He sees Parker Ranch emerging as a leader in sustainability, which he believes is both “good policy and good business.” Mr. Kuyper's plans include transitioning much of the ranch's beef production back to the island from the mainland. He is also advancing multiple wind and solar projects in addition to those which already produce enough energy to power its own water system. “Dutch” lives on the Big Island with his wife and four children.
  • 6. Student Address Dylon Koehn Dylon Koehn is a linguistics major who transferred to UH Hilo two years ago from Greely, Colorado. He has maintained a 3.52 GPA and has distinguished his academic career by making the Dean‘s list at Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikolani College of Hawaiian Language the past two semesters. Sharing his passion for learning, Dylon has served on the UH Hilo linguistics board for incoming freshman as he encourages students to explore their academic choices and journey. He enjoys working with students and inspires them to make the most of their educational experience. After graduation, Dylon looks forward to working with non-profit and relief organizations and his future includes earning a Masters in linguistics. His long-term goal is to become a translator and to utilize his linguistic skills in service to the non-profit sector.
  • 7. Alumni Message Dear Spring 2014 Graduates, On behalf of the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Alumni and Friends Association and as President of the Association, I want to offer my warmest congratulations to you, our UH Hilo graduates. This is a major milestone in your life, and we are pleased to be able to share in this wonderful occasion with you and welcome you to the world of UH Hilo alumni! As you venture onto the next exciting phase in your life and form new relationships, we hope that you will stay connected to this University through your membership with our Association and participation in our events. As a graduate of the Class of 2000, I want to emphasize that it is never too early to get involved. I have thoroughly enjoyed the opportunities this involvement has afforded me to meet and work with fellow alumni and the faculty at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo. We are proud of the achievements of our University and it is because of students like you, as well as the outstanding faculty, that the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo will continue to grow and prosper. Your success is our success, and we want to hear about your future accomplishments. The impact that recent graduates can have on prospective and current students is enormous! It is because of the outstanding support of alumni and friends of the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo that we are where we are today. Let it be by our generous support that current and future students have the same opportunities. I invite all of you to get involved in the Alumni Association. We are very proud of your achievement and wish you good health, happiness and continued success in whatever path you choose for your future. Congratulations! Best wishes & Aloha, Jennifer L. Zelko-Schlueter, BA ‘00 President, UH Hilo Alumni & Friends Association Director, Government, Community & Media Relations Hawai‘i Electric Light Company
  • 8. A Message from the Student Association President To the Graduating Class of Spring 2014, Congratulations on earning your degree! You've worked hard to get to this point. You've worked hard to obtain that seat in today‘s commencement ceremony. So, pat yourself in the back for a job well done. You went through multiple homework, research, research papers, tests, quizzes, presentations and much more these past few years to earn your degree. Most of you will continue on to graduate school, start your own business, interview for a new job, begin a new family, or continue with an ongoing intern and much more. My fellow graduates, keep working hard to obtain the success you need. Work hard to get recognition you deserve for you, your family and your community. Be a role model and set a great example for the next generation. Now, take a moment and think about the next few statements: One of you will become the next President of the United States! One you will become the next millionaire in the history of America! One of you will become one of the Deans at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo! So, my fellow graduates, dream big and work hard to make your dreams come true. Please stay safe and make decisions wisely. Finally, you all have done a tremendous job this semester. Congratulations and good luck on your future endeavors. Go Vulcans! Sincerely, Joyce Pulega Auau UHHSA President University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Student Association
  • 9. Congratulatory Message IN HONOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF HAWAI‘I AT HILO 2014 SPRING COMMENCEMENT May 17, 2014 Aloha and congratulations to the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo's Spring Class of 2014. I join your family, friends, professors and administrators in recognizing your outstanding achievement. Your time at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo is now complete. Your hard work and commitment have brought you to this point, and the diplomas you receive will provide access to greater opportunities. In my case, public school education, which includes a diploma from UH, provided me with the foundation to pursue my passion for public service. Today I have the privilege to serve as your United States Senator. I challenge each of you to aim high, and pursue your goals with unrelenting determination. Do not fear failure. Aspire to become leaders, and remember to seek ways to set an example and inspire others. As a reminder, remember to thank those individuals in your life who made an impact and who helped you make it to this day. My warmest mahalo to the UH Hilo faculty and staff who have helped these students to excel. My best wishes to all of today's graduates. Aloha, Mazie K. Hirono United States Senator
  • 10. University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Spring 2014 Candidates for Graduation College of Arts & Sciences Master of Arts Keith Anthony Padilla Acab Emmanuel Adeyemi Adeniran Miho Jennifer Aoki * Muhammad Ashfaq Maurina Gaoiran Bartlett * Katherine Elizabeth Bass Jizan-Anne E. Benavente * Lara Sophia Anneliese Berger Li Chen * Jeffrey Richard Christley Elizabeth Ann Doran Millie Fong John J. Fujita * Jack Cameron Goldsberry * Christopher B. Gregory Brianne Ang Gustilo Victoria Henderson Katrina Anne Hewitt Jeffrey Ho Hai Liang Huang * Brent Mitsuyoshi Iriguchi Rachel Olegario Jardin Jaymie Sachiko Kanda * Mariko Katagiri * Daniel Jeeyong Kim * Michelle Saori Kim Denise Davis Kobashikawa Audrey-Marie Yuriko Bolosan Kumasaka Kyle Rikio Kumashiro * Bronston Stuart Lallier Romelynne Fernandez Lamosao * David Allan Lawhun Andy-Long Thanh Le * Dana Naomi Lee * Ju Won Lee Sharon Elaine Lee Edwina Yin Ching Leung  Yan Feng Lin * Sharon Duong Lum Keshia Kaimalie Mahi-Leopoldino Cindy Trish Mai Janine Masri * Janelle Nalani Matsukawa * Harvey Adam McAllister Tiffany Cindy Mizo * Darren Ka Chon Mok Tracy Miyuki Nakama * Kenneth Brandon Navarrete * Kristi Ann Revilla Newton Kim Long Nguyen Amanda Rarogal Nicolas Steven Masao Nishimoto Shadi O. Obeidi * Stephanie Amber Ogle Naoto Oki John Opoku-Ansah * Jennifer Emiko Ota Keri Emiko Oyadomari * Sean Matthew Pfundstein Sidney Le Pham Thao Thi Phan Preston G. Pietrzak Andrew Joseph Reinhart * Behnam Rostami Joanne Daproza Sablan * Jed Ereno Sana Roxanne Sachiko Sewake * Caroline Sousa * Jimmy Stevens Nicole Ku‘ulei Tabandera Stacie Tsuyako Takahashi * Heather Keiko Tanaka Koon Hung Ting * Kristi Lee Tintiangco Hana Ha Tran * Henry Hieu Truong Christopher Noboru Tsue * Ann Txakeeyang * Amanda Lynn Wendel Joshua Kauhinoa Wise Chelsie Kanoe Won Dayna Michelle Akemi Wong * Jason Wong James Yi Tucker Anglese Counseling Psychology Gina Bonn Counseling Psychology Elizabeth Anne Carroll Counseling Psychology Saengthong Douangdara Counseling Psychology Dayna Marie Gaitan Counseling Psychology Alexander Matthew Jardon Counseling Psychology Yoshihiro William Karino Counseling Psychology Emily Ann Wentworth Low Counseling Psychology Maria Michele Martin Counseling Psychology Michele Newman Counseling Psychology Sandra Lee Osborne Counseling Psychology Deana Liliha Victor-Frederick Counseling Psychology Xiaohui Yang Counseling Psychology Danielle Luzia Zandbergen Counseling Psychology Christen B Zulli Counseling Psychology * Honors Candidate Master of Science Senifa Francis Annandale Tropical Conservation Biology & Environmental Science Asa J. Aue Tropical Conservation Biology & Environmental Science Adam Lewis Daw Tropical Conservation Biology & Environmental Science Karma Renee Kissinger Tropical Conservation Biology & Environmental Science Stefan Jozef Kropidlowski Tropical Conservation Biology & Environmental Science Melissa Rose Mieko Tavares Tropical Conservation Biology & Environmental Science Stephanie Marie Vandruff Tropical Conservation Biology & Environmental Science Carey A. Yost Tropical Conservation Biology & Environmental Science College of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.)
  • 11. Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikōlani College of Hawaiian Language Master of Arts Certificate in Teacher Education Ka‘ala Fay Ku‘upualehua Camara Indigenous Language & Culture Education Devin Christopher Kamealoha Forrest Hawaiian Language & Literature Keiko Kiele Akana Gooch Gonzalez Hawaiian Language & Literature Joseph Punohu Ah Sau Jr Indigenous Education Naupaka Damienne Gouveia Indigenous Education Kelsea Kanoelani Saki Machida Indigenous Education Jesse Punahele Neumann Indigenous Education Taira Puanani Cristobal Pe‘a Indigenous Education Andrea Kukakinakealohapua‘olani Reff Indigenous Education * Honors Candidate Hololapakaenaenaokona Dat Kong Hoopai Hawaiian Language & Literature Myoung-Ja Hwa Hawaiian Language & Literature Samantha Aolani Kailihou Hawaiian Language & Literature Julaine Haunaniokamauna Keamo Indigenous Language & Culture Education Linda Henoheanapuaonalani Linker Indigenous Language & Culture Education Ian Keali‘ilokomaika‘i Nahulu Maioho Indigenous Language & Culture Education Kauikeolani Elizabeth Nani‘ole Indigenous Language & Culture Education Dean Lance Hau‘olikeola Pakele Indigenous Language & Culture Education College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Academic Subject Certificate Jean Marie Ojeda Acuna * Johnny Arellano Alex George Beaton Terry William Campbell Elizabeth Anne Capron Shannon Kimi Loleka Correia Robert Dean Dundas Ersel R Hensley Nathan Christopher Ishii Aleysia-Rae Ku‘umana‘olanamaikalani Kaha Cheyanne Keli‘iho‘omalu Tiffany Arisa Kotani Jordan Kekamaho‘olu Lee Loy * Christopher David Long * Ron Dougherty O'Brien * Tanya Kuulei Pikaki Okamoto Michelle Sara Ono Hannah Elizabeth Reid * Matthew Joseph Roderick Jake Ryan Rodrique Joseph Pierre Santiago Misha Hiroku Takane Shohei Yamaki * Ersel R Hensley Plant Tissue Culture Mataio Daniel King Forestry Resource Management & Conservation Jordan Kekamaho‘olu Lee Loy * Forestry Resource Management & Conservation Ron Dougherty O'Brien * Plant Tissue Culture Jake Ryan Rodrique Agriculture
  • 12. College of Arts and Sciences Bachelor of Arts * Honors Candidate  Chancellor's Scholar John Silva Abreu lll Communication Samantha Starr Acosta Psychology Yonha Aaron Adrabi Communication Kody Kekoa Ahuna Agbayani Administration of Justice Joel Agustin History Megan Mari Akamine Biology Candace Marie Miki‘alamailani Akiona Communication Coleen Albert Psychology Tiani Arlana Sachiko Anang- Shimabukuro Communication & Psychology Janelle Marie Andres * Communication Charles Henry Anesi Kinesiology & Exercise Science Krista Natsuko Aoki * Geography Nyssa Brandee Aoki Communication Shanley Ku‘uipopumehana‘okalani Apele * Communication Maybeleen L. Apwong Biology Whiteeagle Arai Art Joshua Koei Arakaki Biology Joseph Atafua Marine Science Sanoe Malia Kaikuahine Awai Psychology Paul Jacob Barch Anthropology Karlton Kahele Hookahi Baring Biology Benedick Obiano Baris Biology Ahnesty Mo‘ilani Barrozo Sociology Paul Batausa Communication Peter Charles Bennett Jr. * Anthropology Kyra Blue * Psychology Devahuti Carana Bott Sociology Anashe Brooks Sociology Benjamin Garrett Browning * Philosophy Philip Jordan Tacub Bumanglag Biology Maelyn R. Burns Psychology Jeremy Butterfield Administration of Justice, Political Science & Philosophy Kacie Rae Koyuki Kawehi Cabarloc Communication Emily Ann Cadiz Marine Science Keane Joseph Carlin Communication Vanessa Lynn Carlson * Communication Antonette Adriann Aldan Castro Political Science Chassi L. Castro Political Science & Administration of Justice Bren M. Chance Performing Arts Katlin Jolene Chesney * English Alexis Ching Anthropology Kealii Andrew Cho * Kinesiology & Exercise Science Nicole Conley Communication Michael Eugene Cook * Anthropology & Geography Taylor Alexandra Lepekalei Coons * Political Science Elyssa Rae-Ann Correia + * Political Science & Administration of Justice Maya Elizabeth Crim Sociology Angeline Marie Cruz Communication Alric Alvarez Dalere Administration of Justice Daniel J Dawson * Psychology Brandi Nobuko Anuhea Leialoha Dela Cruz History Thomas Mike Dela Cruz Jr. Psychology Kekupaa R. DePonte Psychology Kristen Kanoe‘okalani DeRego * Geography Stephana Marie Dillard Geology Julie Ann Dobbs Performing Arts Noah Patterson Hanohano Dolim * History Tiare Nohealani Doria * Sociology Lacee Reiko Drake Psychology Selena RM Dye Sociology Louise Marie Economy * Marine Science Ku‘uiponohea Marie Elderts Anthropology Julia A. Esguerra Psychology Richard M Esterle * Psychology Zachary C Everett History Siumukuka U. Fa‘ai‘uaso Biology Bradley James Fairweather Communication Elizabeth Faaui Fano Natural Science Tuafaleloa Keniseli Kenny Fanolua Political Science Maria Carla Sampang Felix Psychology Tiffany Danielle Fisk * Psychology & Anthropology James William Francis Communication Cory Aikau French * Philosophy Christopher James Kamaka Fukumoto * Sociology Denarose Kimie Carmen Fukushima Art & English Torisha Drew Galloway Anthropology Grace Christina Garberson * Psychology Jonathan Hiileiali‘i Gendreau Communication Joshua Abia Gibson-Underwood Art Karissa Kimiko Giraud Sociology Shade Glessner Sociology Sarah Liliana Kauakanilehua Goo Performing Arts Shaymyn Kiana Henanimaolinolani Goodwin Sociology Ava Shruti Kartik Greenwood Chemistry Jennifer Leilani Gunderson Biology Samuel Lee Haddox Biology Justin Ray Haggard Psychology Zachary Takeshi Hamasaki Communication Malia Terin Hanaike Anthropology Kacie Auli‘i Harada Psychology Earl Charles Kalanianaole Harbin Administration of Justice & Political Science Jenna Marie Harburg * History Christopher L Hardy * History Kapalena K. Harris Biology Margaret Alyse Harris * Communication Sakura Hioki Performing Arts Liliuokalani Shiomi Hiraide Biology Lucas B Hodges History & Philosophy Marcus Ali Hoeflinger Political Science Rebecca K Hogan Kinesiology & Exercise Science Ashlee Layne Hollingsworth History DebbyLynn Sui-an Hookano Psychology Anthony Robert Hruza Art Shelby Arianne Maika‘inani Ishida Geography Kelsey Kazuyuki Ito Philosophy Jonathan Kainoa James Kinesiology & Exercise Science Roel Alejaga Jara Japanese Studies Alyssa Patricia Jasso Natural Science Liv Monique Johnson  * Art Kaycie Chiemi Jyo * Kinesiology & Exercise Science Oberle H Ka‘anana Communication Morrisa Shaye Hagiwara Kahakui * Psychology Ayaka Kajiura * Kinesiology & Exercise Science Jonathan Hiroshi Carty Kataoka * Chemistry Ellis Kawase Art Kailyn Ululani Kealoha Communication Pavel Alex Khrapov Political Science
  • 13. * Honors Candidate  Chancellor's Scholar Bachelor of Arts Alex Ryota Kim Chemistry Macie Kim Psychology Gavin Cole Kinoshita Kinesiology & Exercise Science Ronald Paul Kittle, III Marine Science Breeani Rii Pomaika‘i Kobayashi Communication U Arjuna Krs-Krs Mathematics Amy Gaylene Landers History Leilani Kamawailualani Laranio Kinesiology & Exercise Science Gwendolen Eiko Larrow Marine Science Tynan Cody Lazarus * Mathematics Shanda Leilani Lee History Jobe K.A Leialoha Sociology Samantha Bonam Leon-Bantol Psychology Kanoelehua Lidstone Anthropology Hannah Michele Lockwood Anthropology Damien-Michael K. Luat Japanese Studies Jillian Lumpkin-Richardson Communication Kristy Lynn Lungo * Psychology Gareth Kei Makino * Japanese Studies John-Thomas Anthony Malachi Japanese Studies Ashley Kehaulani Souza Malama- Poplardo Psychology Lizette N. Martinez English Leif Alexander Marz Biology Sheena Eulani Mathews Sociology Joseph Edward Maxwell * Psychology Kevin Alan Pineda McKay Psychology Andrew Thomas McNichols Physics Michael Melonas Communication Thane Bryan Milhoan Communication Steffen Daniel Miner Psychology & Sociology Matt Isao Miyashiro Anthropology Ty Miyashita Marine Science Kellie Naomi Miyazu Art Sherise-Charity M. Moniz * Psychology Hannah Ke‘alohi Moore * Psychology Michael John Mitchell Kawehiwehi Mulkey Communication Koran Nichole Munafo * Sociology & Communication Andrew Jackson Musick IV * Japanese Studies Victoria Poli‘ahu Ishibashi Naboa Psychology Tiffany Malia Naea Psychology Fiafia Pepe Naea Administration of Justice Ryan Nakamura Kinesiology & Exercise Science Micah Haruo Alika Nakasone Communication Kerri Mika Nakatsu * Biology Leilani John Nazareno Biology Nina Kawehi Nihipali Sociology Tyler Yoshio Nitahara Kinesiology & Exercise Science Nicole Chelsea Jean Nonies Psychology Rochelle Noriko Nowaki Natural Science Crysta L. Okabe * Psychology Stephanie-Leanne Shigeko Yamagata Okumura Kinesiology & Exercise Science Ballerina Pipi‘imale‘ele‘ele Olo Sociology Amanda Marie Orcutt * English Christie L. Orris Political Science Monique Ann Ortiz Art Michael D Pacana Sociology Nicolette Paige Art Justin David Pang Kinesiology & Exercise Science Marian Grace Andrada Paras Sociology Daniel K. Paul English Nancy Perales Administration of Justice Daniel J. Perry * Communication Chelsea Ann Phillips Administration of Justice & Liberal Studies Kaylie Renee' Pickup * Anthropology Erin Ke‘alaokalaua‘e Pihi Japanese Studies Loa‘a Kumokuhali‘i Devereux Pine Communication Robert Michel Pipes * Physics Kellie Ann King Politano Communication Zachary Alan Pratt * History Stevan Premovic * Psychology Cecilia Primo Communication Nina Hoomaikaiana Puckett Psychology Vernon Kalani Quiocho Jr. * Marine Science Bryan G. K. K. Raines Communication Alexis DiAnn Ramirez Kinesiology & Exercise Science Sossity Jean Moore Rapoza * Psychology Mahealani Alyssa Isako Raymond Administration of Justice Stalina Victoria Reyes Administration of Justice Chelsey Kristin Rickert * Psychology Mercedes-Nicole K Ritte Psychology Kapuaonaona Dollie Roback English Gail Robison Biology Analysa Gabriela Rodriguez Kinesiology & Exercise Science Saul David Rollason * History Kawika John Roman Kinesiology & Exercise Science Kevin Lewis Rose * English Lajkit Rufus Geography Daniel Baldwin Rutter English Vanessa M. Salinas Kinesiology & Exercise Science Landon Yukio Salvador Kinesiology & Exercise Science Christlynn Mary Sappa Political Science & Administration of Justice Alyssa Mayumi Sato  * Biology Kimberlee Sachie Sato Sociology & Communication Sigrid Dingle Shizuko Sato Kinesiology & Exercise Science Maricia Anne Keaoililani Save Biology Katherine Norry Scofield Marine Science Kadian Vanessa Shaw Anthropology Samantha Lee Shaw Communication Laura B Sherwood * Communication Sydney Shiigi * Chemistry Reid Tamotsu Shimada Biology Ariel Jayrene Shiro Psychology Sheldon Mitsuru Shishido Kinesiology & Exercise Science Reed Kekoa Shook Marine Science Wanes Wallace Simina Political Science Nikolaus Slavik Biology Janel Y. Smith Psychology Crystal-Lee Souza Communication Jovi Lehua Pualani Mercado Spalding Anthropology Brittany L. Spencer Kinesiology & Exercise Science Alexander Stanley Geography Micah W. K. K. Stephenson Environmental Studies George Nohea Aimoku Malulani Subiono Kinesiology & Exercise Science Jeremy Martin Suguitan Kinesiology & Exercise Science Samantha Sund Anthropology Tasha Lin Takeshita Biology Aisha Reiko Tanaka * History Wing Sing Tang Political Science Michael Tsukasa Taniguchi Biology Si Taniguchi Sociology Ruby M. Tapuai Political Science Joshua Robert Tarbox Communication Oshane Jessmar Taylor History Thomas Donald Taylor Political Science Rachel Lorraine Thompson * Administration of Justice & Liberal Studies
  • 14. Bachelor of Arts * Honors Candidate  Chancellor's Scholar Sherise U‘ilani Johanna Tiogangco Kinesiology & Exercise Science Leilani Catherine Yvonne Tousoon Administration of Justice Lisa Ann Naomi Tsunezumi Administration of Justice Peter Aaron Tuck * Psychology Lincoln M. Tyler Geography Jacqueline Nicole Harumi Ulloa Sociology Elaine Lazaro Valdez Communication Joseph Kaleb VanVeckhoven Psychology Conan-Cordero La‘ahia Vierra Political Science & Japanese Studies Jodi Anne Souza Vierra * Sociology & Administration of Justice Jacob Lim Vinluan  * Psychology & Philosophy Jermaine Jann Ancheta Vitales Mathematics Morgan Marie Vreeland Marine Science SarahAmber Kalani‘ele Wakana Geography Maria Karin Walczuk * Performing Arts Alexandria Pohaikealoha Mary Walker Psychology William Watcher-Weatherwax Chemistry Robyn Sunny Weeks Linguistics Brian Lee Wittman * Psychology Denyse N. Kuupuaimohalaikalani Woo-Ockerman Performing Arts Keelyn FitzGerald Yachanin Sociology Corey George Yamaguchi Japanese Studies Krystal Ann Shizuko Yamamoto Biology Bradley Keoki Young Marine Science Bachelor of Science Leilani Maijastina Abaya Marine Science Ariana Pu‘uwailani Aiwohi * Nursing Terrine Sheree Chiemi Ando Nursing Kyleigh Ann Keiko Arakaki * Nursing Michelle Anne Baldwin * Nursing Laraine P. Baun Biology Jennifer Cabal Bautista Nursing Harold J Bechtold Marine Science Raychelle Leihualani Benson Nursing Aaron James Bishop * Geology Gayle Bovee * Nursing Reitchel Navarra Boyd Nursing Emily Valeros Brinkman * Nursing Benjamin Garrett Browning * Astronomy Kevin Alexander Bruce Marine Science David Price Buck * Nursing Frenita Espejo Cabalce * Nursing Glenn Ragual Cadelina Nursing Joel Robert Cook Computer Science Christina Nicole Crocket Marine Science Danielle Cherie Dawson Geology Marley Morgan Depew * Computer Science Liliana G. DeSmither Geology Rebecca Lynn Dilba Geology Ryder Pueo Donahue Computer Science Ahia Gay Dye Astronomy Robert Elliott Dyer Geology Louise Marie Economy * Biology Amber Marie Forrestal * Marine Science Lynelle Hatsue Gillia Nursing Rachel Grace Greenbach * Geology Michelle Hamm * Nursing Sabrina Elizabeth Hanabaga * Nursing Garret Hayato Ly Hino Jr. * Biology Natalie Kawehiuilani Ilaban Nursing Shelby Arianne Maika‘inani Ishida Environmental Science Caroline M. Jessup Environmental Science Christian Homealani Kupau Environmental Science E'Lisa Marina Lee Astronomy Sarah Anne Lips Biology Lora L. Lum Pre-Nursing Meghan Bailey Makanani Computer Science Ian Tadashi Makida * Computer Science Nathaniel Galapon Mangoba Nursing Amy Carolyn Markel * Marine Science Andrew Thomas McNichols Astronomy Darshe Ann Mendoza Nursing CoraLee Cassie Michaud Nursing Erin Lin Sachiko Miyashiro * Nursing Dacotah Moline Livdahl Geology Krystal Leah Bautista Monterey Nursing Cristin Woodham Moore Nursing Michael Nelson Moses Marine Science Jessica Irena Nabers * Nursing Sandra May A. Navalta * Nursing Maylyn Butay Nicolas Nursing Joyce Norris-Taylor * Nursing Kori Pedraja Marine Science Robert Michel Pipes * Astronomy Nathan Michael Richey Marine Science Ricardo Rodriguez-Feher Computer Science Rebecca Marie Rogers * Marine Science Francis Elliott Sakai-Kawada  * Biology Leilani Nicole Schabell Nursing Nadia Ruth Schlosser Nursing Cameron Ka‘ilikea Shayler Marine Science Jacob Alan Shon Computer Science Maria Victoria Sore * Nursing James Allen Stilley * Biology Torri L. Suda * Nursing Janeen Takabayashi Nursing Jessica Mae B. Visaya * Nursing Jermaine Jann Ancheta Vitales Computer Science William Watcher-Weatherwax Biology Teri Kathleen Weber Nursing Mariah Rose Wharton * Nursing Alexandra "Sasha" Brooke Williams * Nursing Emily Ruth Wilson Marine Science Justin Romney Wood Geology Cortney Yonemori-Lara Nursing Izabella Zobova Nursing Shanley Ku‘uipopumehana‘okalani Apele * Educational Studies Ahnesty Mo‘ilani Barrozo Educational Studies Peter Charles Bennett Jr. * Teaching English as a Second Language Kyra Blue * Educational Studies Maile Ann Boggeln Women's Studies Devahuti Carana Bott Educational Studies
  • 15. * Honors Candidate + Presidential Scholar Academic Subject Certificate Devahuti Carana Bott Women's Studies Kevin Alexander Bruce Marine Option Program Vanessa Lynn Carlson * Women's Studies Samuel Frances Clubb * Teaching English as a Second Language Joel Robert Cook Database Management Elyssa Rae-Ann Correia + * Women's Studies Brandi Nobuko Anuhea Leialoha Dela Cruz Educational Studies Ryder Pueo Donahue Database Management Tiare Nohealani Doria * Educational Studies Amber Marie Forrestal * Marine Option Program Denarose Kimie Carmen Fukushima Teaching English as a Second Language Karissa Kimiko Giraud Educational Studies Shade Glessner Educational Studies Shade Glessner Women's Studies Leina‘ala Sosima Hall Marine Option Program Malia Terin Hanaike Teaching English as a Second Language Margaret Alyse Harris * Educational Studies Kelsey Kazuyuki Ito Educational Studies Alyssa Patricia Jasso Educational Studies Oberle H Ka‘anana Educational Studies Tiphani Kaleimomiokalanikai Kainoa Teaching English as a Second Language Ellis Kawase Educational Studies Kailyn Ululani Kealoha Educational Studies Ronald Paul Kittle, III Educational Studies Breeani Rii Pomaika‘i Kobayashi Women's Studies Kanoelehua Lidstone Educational Studies Hannah Michele Lockwood Chinese Studies Anna Wai Wah Lung Chinese Studies Meghan Bailey Makanani Database Management Abel Ka‘imi Maldonado Chinese Studies Andrew Jackson Musick IV * Teaching English as a Second Language Travis Kawika Ogimi Educational Studies Crysta L. Okabe * Educational Studies Mari Oshiro Educational Studies Natalie Laua‘e Poy * Educational Studies Rebecca Marie Rogers * Marine Option Program Daniel Baldwin Rutter Teaching English as a Second Language Samantha Lee Shaw Women's Studies Laura B Sherwood * Women's Studies Jacob Alan Shon Database Management James Allen Stilley * Marine Option Program George Nohea Aimoku Malulani Subiono Educational Studies Aisha Reiko Tanaka * Educational Studies Wing Sing Tang Chinese Studies Si Taniguchi Educational Studies College of Business and Economics Bachelor of Arts in Economics Bachelor of Business Administration Leilavina Ah Sam Accounting & Business Administration Nicole Araceley Business Administration Dayna Eiko Bersamin Business Administration Antionella L. Betti Business Administration Maile Ann Boggeln Business Administration Christopher James Brown Business Administration Mana Pele Canon Business Administration Clyde Joson Ebanez Jr. Accounting Patrick Jason Fletcher Business Administration Kirby Anne Greenwell Business Administration Eve Bernadine Hida Morei Chelsie Pualani Takaki LaShauna Wilson ZhiHao Gu Business Administration Crislyn Miki Hashimoto Business Administration Keonaona Awapuhi Johnson Accounting & Business Administration Matt Masaichi Mitsuru Kitamori Accounting Lindsay Catherine Lalonde Business Administration Rebecca Kiyomi Lee Business Administration Anna Wai Wah Lung Accounting Gareth Kei Makino * Business Administration Kerson Tachedesel Mariur Business Administration Aquilla Masami Business Administration Paolo Agus Navalta * Accounting Anna-Belle Lora Nena Business Administration Maile P.K. Paschall Business Administration Siniva Longo Uilani Tuiniua Pota Business Administration & Accounting Lindsey Faye Poulsen * Accounting Luis Angel Romero Accounting Charlotte Schaupp Business Administration Jesse Cedar Soberman * Accounting Travis Tyler Alan Stancil Business Administration Aaron Hiroshi Sugimoto Business Administration Will Hamilton Thayer III Business Administration Peleiupu M Thomas Business Administration & Accounting Mark Hideo Tokuuke * Accounting & Business Administration Mark Turner Business Administration Cody James Ventura Business Administration Risa Watabiki * Business Administration Randy Toshio Yoneishi Accounting
  • 16. * Honors Candidate Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikōlani Bachelor of Arts Academic Subject Certificate Chelsey Keoholanikuali‘i Bitler Hawaiian Studies & Anthropology Samuel Frances Clubb * Linguistics Noah William Davis * Hawaiian Studies Ku‘uiponohea Marie Elderts Hawaiian Studies Shari M. Frias Hawaiian Studies Malia Terin Hanaike Linguistics Tiphani Kaleimomiokalanikai Kainoa Linguistics Dylon G. Koehn * Linguistics Hannah Michele Lockwood Linguistics Abel Ka‘imi Maldonado Linguistics Kyla Keakealani Manzano Hawaiian Studies Natalie Laua‘e Poy * Linguistics Kapuaonaona Dollie Roback Hawaiian Studies Christopher D. Seymour Hawaiian Studies Jamie Jean Shigeko Takushi Hawaiian Studies Aisha Reiko Tanaka * Hawaiian Studies           Candace Marie Miki‘alamailani Akiona Basic Hawaiian Culture Brandi Nobuko Anuhea Leialoha Dela Cruz Hawaiian Studies Shari M. Frias Hawaiian Studies Aleysia-Rae Ku‘umana‘olanamaikalani Kaha Hawaiian Studies Kyla Keakealani Manzano Hawaiian Studies College of Pharmacy Bachelor of Arts in Pharmacy Studies Keith Anthony Padilla Acab Emmanuel Adeyemi Adeniran Miho Jennifer Aoki * Muhammad Ashfaq Maurina Gaoiran Bartlett * Katherine Elizabeth Bass Jizan-Anne E. Benavente * Lara Sophia Anneliese Berger Li Chen * Jeffrey Richard Christley Elizabeth Ann Doran John J. Fujita * Jack Cameron Goldsberry * Christopher B. Gregory Brianne Ang Gustilo Victoria Henderson Katrina Anne Hewitt Hai Liang Huang * Brent Mitsuyoshi Iriguchi Rachel Olegario Jardin Jaymie Sachiko Kanda * Mariko Katagiri * Daniel Jeeyong Kim * Michelle Saori Kim Denise Davis Kobashikawa Audrey-Marie Yuriko Bolosan Kumasaka Kyle Rikio Kumashiro * Bronston Stuart Lallier Romelynne Fernandez Lamosao * David Allan Lawhun Andy-Long Thanh Le * Dana Naomi Lee * Ju Won Lee Sharon Elaine Lee Edwina Yin Ching Leung Yan Feng Lin * Sharon Duong Lum Keshia Kaimalie Mahi-Leopoldino Janine Masri * Janelle Nalani Matsukawa * Harvey Adam McAllister Tiffany Cindy Mizo * Darren Ka Chon Mok Tracy Miyuki Nakama * Kenneth Brandon Navarrete * Kristi Ann Revilla Newton Kim Long Nguyen Amanda Rarogal Nicolas Shadi O. Obeidi * Stephanie Amber Ogle Naoto Oki John Opoku-Ansah * Jennifer Emiko Ota Keri Emiko Oyadomari * Sean Matthew Pfundstein Sidney Le Pham Thao Thi Phan Preston G. Pietrzak Andrew Joseph Reinhart * Joanne Daproza Sablan * Roxanne Sachiko Sewake * Caroline Sousa * Jimmy Stevens Nicole Ku‘ulei Tabandera Stacie Tsuyako Takahashi * Heather Keiko Tanaka Koon Hung Ting * Kristi Lee Tintiangco Hana Ha Tran * Henry Hieu Truong Christopher Noboru Tsue * Ann Txakeeyang * Amanda Lynn Wendel Joshua Kauhinoa Wise Chelsie Kanoe Won Dayna Michelle Akemi Wong * Jason Wong
  • 17. Honor Societies Beta Gamma Sigma National Business Association Honor Society Gareth Makino Paolo Navalta Lindsey Poulsen Mark Tokuuke Risa Watabiki Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society of the National Communication Association Kellie Politano Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society Noah Dolim Jenna Harburg Christopher Hardy Lucas Hodges Ashlee Hollingsworth Amy Landers Zachary Pratt Saul Rollason Aisha Tanaka Psi Chi National Psychology Honor Society Samantha Acosta Sherise-Charity Moniz Kristy Lungo Daniel Dawson Sossity Rapoza Crysta Okabe Brian Wittman Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society Taylor Coons Elyssa Correia Rachel Thompson Sigma Theta Tau National Nursing Honor Society Michelle Baldwin Emily Brinkman David Buck Michelle Hamm Jessica Nabers Sandra Navalta Joyce Norris-Taylor Maria Sore Torri Suda Mariah Wharton Alexandra Williams Leilani Schabell Janeen Takabayashi
  • 18. Acknowledgments Announcers...........................................................................................Ms. Kainoa Ariola, Ms. Äkeamakamae Kiyuna, Mr. Kurt de la Cruz, Ms. Aolani Ka‘ilihou Student Marshals................................................................................................................................. Ms. Hannah Wu Faculty Marshals............................................................................Ms. Rayna Morel, Dr. Susan Jarvi, Dr. Faith Mishina Ushers............................................................................................................................... UH Hilo Conference Center Facilities & Decor............................................... Mr. Kolin Kettleson & Ms. Nadine Austin, UH Hilo Auxiliary Services; UH Hilo Conference Center; County of Hawai‘i - Ho‘olulu Park Complex; Bill Affonso, HawCC Planning, Operations & Maintenance; Mr. Randy Nevins, Palms; Candidate Check In...................................................................................................................... Ms. Marilani Marciel Student Speaker Committee......................................................................................................Ms. Rayna Morel, Chair Program.......................................................................................................... Academic Affairs; Administrative Affairs; College of Agriculture, Forestry & Natural Resources Management; Bookstore; College of Arts & Sciences; College of Continuing Education & Community Service; Communication Department; Disability Services; Graphic Services; Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikØlani College of Hawaiian Language; Media Services; Office for Student Affairs; Office of the Chancellor; Performing Arts Department; UH Hilo Student Association; Office of University Relations Sign Language Interpreters....................................................................................Ms. Tara Trujillo, Ms. Ku Mei B Kern Special thanks to: Hui Ka Ua for kukui nut lei provided for graduation candidates, Ms. Bridget Awong, Mr. Walter Dudoit, Dr. Robin Takahashi, Ms. Jackie Sales-Iyo, Ms. Jenny Wakida, Ms. Marcia Heller, Mr. Kenn Hupp, Ms. Gail Makuakane-Lundin, Mr. Craig Mori, Mr. Jason Tanaka, Ms. Luana Kawelu, Ms. Yu Yok Pearring, Ms. Karla Hayashi, Ms. Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, Ms. Mariko Miho, Dr. Robert Chi, Ms. Susan Shirachi, Mr. Reed Takaaze and Ms. Susan Yugawa. Lehua cover art by Dietrich Varez.
  • 19. The Star-Spangled Banner Poem by Francis Scott Key Music by John Stafford Smith Oh, say, can you see by the dawn‘s early light What so proudly we hailed at the twilight‘s last gleaming? Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight, O‘er the ramparts we watched were so gallantly streaming? And the rocket‘s red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there. Oh, say, does that Star-Spangled Banner yet wave O‘er the land of the free and the home of the brave? Hawai‘i Pono‘i Music by Henri Berger Lyrics by David KalÅkaua Hawai‘i pono‘ï Hawai‘i's very own, NÅnÅ i kou mØ‘ï Look to your sovereign lord, Ka lani ali‘i Your chief that is heaven-born, Ke ali‘i. Who is your king. Hui: Makua lani ´ Protector heaven-sent, Kamehameha ´ Kamehameha great, Na kÅua e pale To vanquish every foe Me ka ihe. With conquering spear. Hawai‘i pono‘ï People of Hawai‘i's land, NÅnÅ i nÅ ali‘i Look to your native chiefs, NÅ pua muli kou Your sole surviving lords, NÅ pØki‘i. The nation‘s pride. Hawai‘i pono‘ï People of Hawaiian stock, E ka lÅhui ´ My nation ever dear, ‘O kÅu hana nui With loins begirt for work E ui ´. Strive with your might.
  • 20. Pulelo Ha‘aheo Words by Kauanoe KamanÅ, Kalena Silva, William H. Wilson Music by Haunani Bernardino Pulelo ha‘aheo ke ahi a nÅ lehua a‘o Hilo Hilo o ka mÅlamalama, lamakü o nei ao Ka ua Kanilehua ka‘u e pülama mau ai Hilo i ka uluwehiwehi, wehi kau i ka w´kiu Hui: E kü a‘e e Hilo, lei i ka na‘auao Ho‘okahi ka umauma, ho‘okahi pu‘uwai. English Translation by Kauanoe KamanÅ, Kalena Silva, Kenith Simmons, William H. Wilson Lehua blossom flames leap high above Hilo, Hilo, proud bearer of the torch of wisdom, light for all to share. I shall always cherish the Kanilehua rain; Hilo, lush with vegetation, a lei reaching to the highest peaks. Chorus: Rise up, O Hilo, wear proudly the mantle of enlightenment; Let us stand united in purpose, mind and heart.
  • 21. Academic Regalia The academic costume worn by faculty during commencement comes from an old tradition dating from the Middle Ages. At that time all students were clerics. Academic regalia was worn to keep students warm as well as to identify the religious order to which the student belonged. In America, academic costumes were established based on the intercollegiate code of 1895. Each aspect of the costume, such as gown color, mortarboard tassel, and sleeve shape, indicate something about the wearer and the highest degree received. Most gowns are black, but some schools use brightly colored gowns. The color of the tassel indicates the highest degree earned by the wearer; a doctor‘s cap frequently bears a tassel of gold. Sleeves that are pointed are worn by holders of a bachelor‘s degree, oblong sleeves by holders of master‘s degrees, and bell-shaped sleeves indicate the wearer holds a doctorate or specialist degree. The doctor is distinguished by the three bars that adorn the sleeves of the gown. The brightly colored hoods are the outstanding feature of the academic costume. They represent both the field of study and the university from which the degree was earned, as represented by the colors of both the border and the lining. Here at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, we also continue the tradition of marching in academic regalia. Indeed, the colorful procession of faculty is marked by distinctive caps and gowns from universities worldwide. Similarly, the color of the tassel worn by today‘s graduation candidates reflect their major. Maize.......................................... Agriculture White......................Arts, Letters, Humanities Drab........................ Business Administration Silver Gray.......................... Communication Copper.........................................Economics Light Blue......................................Education Orange....................................... Engineering Brown.............................................Fine Arts Maroon.............................Home Economics Crimson........................................Journalism Purple.....................................................Law Lemon...................................Library Science Kelly Green....................................Medicine Pink.....................................................Music Apricot............................................. Nursing Olive Green..................................Pharmacy Dark Blue.................................... Philosophy Sage Green...................... Physical Education Peacock Blue...............Public Administration Golden Yellow................................. Science Cream....................................Social Science Citron........................................ Social Work Gray..............................Veterinary Medicine
  • 22. This document is available in alternate format upon request. This facility is wheelchair accessible, and sign language interpreters are located to the left of the stage. Parents, relatives and friends: To find your graduate after the Commencement Ceremony, look for the first letter of his or her last name posted on the walls encircling the main floor of the Stadium. Congratulations to all of you!

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