Western Michigan University’s official graduation list for the spring 2015 semester, which ended in April, is now available as a Microsoft Excel file and Adobe PDF document (see attachments). WMU students officially graduate at the end of the University’s four academic terms. These terms and the month they end are: fall semester, December; spring semester, April or May; summer I session, June or July; and summer II session, August. The University conducts formal commencement ceremonies at the end of all but the summer II session. From Belmont: Kristen Anne Boonstra earned her Bachelor of Business in Administration Advertising and Promotion. Tiffany Lynn Couturier was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Child and Family Development. From Rockford: Cullen Dequoy earned a Bachelor of Science in Engineering. Alexander John Ebenstein graduated with a Certificate Program in Geographicc Information Science. Alexander John Ebenstein was awarded a Master of Arts in Geography. Mackenzie Leigh Kasmer received a Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Taylor R Larson earned a Bachelor of Arts in Film, Video, and Media Studies, graduating MAGNA CUM LAUDE. Nathan T Macqueen graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration Integrated Supply. Rachel Lynn Marshall was awarded a Bachelor of Arts in Global and International Studies. Katherine Alexa Palmisano graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management and earned the educational excellence of MAGNA CUM LAUDE. Tyler Pratt earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Sales and Business Marketing. Elizabeth J. Reuter graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Tourism and Travel. Jeffrey Ryan Schmitt earned a Bachelor of Science in Aviation Flight Science. Eric Michael Smith earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Finance. Jacqueline Elizabeth Fernandez earned a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Health Services: Occupational Therapy. She graduated CUM LAUDE.
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Students from Rockford are among those who earned their degrees from Western Michigan University (WMU) in the spring 2012 class. Matthew Troyanowski earned a bachelor of science degree in elementary professional education. Paul Christopher Werkema earned a bachelor of arts in history. Amy Marie Goei earned her master of arts in counseling psychology. Nick Gene Perry earned his bachelor of business administration in food and consumer package goods marketing. James RP Chelone earned a bachelor of arts in public history. Lindsey Anne Williams earned a master of arts in counseling psychology. Donald Lee Montroy earned a master of business administration in business administration: marketing. David Paul Martella earned a master of science in engineering management. Kacie Christine Klos earned a bachelor of science in interdisciplinary health services. Two Rockford students graduated from WMU with honors this spring. Ashley F. Harper earned her bachelor of arts degree in English, creative writing, and earned cum laude honors. Danielle Mary Downs earned a bachelor of science degree in family studies. She also graduated cum laude. Morgan Lindsey Kasmer of Rockford is among the spring graduates of WMU, where she graduated with high honors. Earning her bachelor of science degree in nursing, Kasmer graduated with magna cum laude distinction. Kristina Loznak of Belmont graduated cum laude. She earned her bachelor of science in interdisciplinary health services in occupational therapy.
The 2012 MSVMA All State Choir list has been published and Rockford again boasted one of the largest school groups in the state when the choir met at the Michigan Youth Arts Festival at Western Michigan University May 10-12. This is one of the state’s highest honors for a chorister. Out of the thousands who audition across Michigan in October, only the singers with the highest of audition scores at Regional Honors Choir are selected for this honor; the audition must be nearly flawless to be considered for All State Choir. Congratulations to the following six students who represented themselves, Rockford High School and the Rockford community at this most prestigious event: (pictured, l–r) Ben Reitemeier, Hannah Schroeder, Sarah Ombry, Jill Nelson, Emilee Bodien, and Michael Sunday.
Western Michigan University recently announced its graduates for the 2008 winter semester. The following Rockford students graduated during WMU’s December 13 commencement: Benjamin Arendt, Doctor of Philosophy degree, major in educational leadership-higher education; Mallory Good, Bachelor of Science in Engineering degree, major in mechanical engineering, cum laude honors; Stacey Gordon, Bachelor of Science degree, major in elementary group minors, magna cum laude honors; Richard Herrick, Master of Business Administration; Kendra Kargenian, Bachelor of Arts degree, major in theatre-performance, cum laude honors; Timothy Mullen, Doctor of Philosophy degree, major in interdiscipinary health studies; Russell Platte, Bachelor of Science, major in geology; Catherine Raney, Bachelor of Science, major in psychology; Molly Rodriguez, Bachelor of Science; major in geography-environmental analysis and resource management; Andrew Rosenberg, Bachelor of Business Administration, major in general business; Joseph Rozelle, Bachelor of Business Administration, major in food and consumer package goods/marketing; Frederick Skallow, Bachelor of Science in Engineering, major in computer engineering; Nicole Trim, Bachelor of Arts degree, major in political science-international and comparative politics/French; Ryan Walker, Bachelor of Business Administration, major in marketing; Carrieanne Winter, Bachelor of Music degree, major in music education-choral/general secondary, magna cum laude honors. The following Belmont students also graduated from WMU on Dec. 13: Christopher Fridsma, Master of Arts, major in human resources development; Kevin Kindig, Bachelor of Business Administration, major in food and consumer package goods/marketing; Joshua Mikrut, Master of Development Administration.