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A student (graduating in Summer 2017) quotes Dr. Seuss and the Bible on her mortarboard, two sources of inspiration.

A student (graduating in Summer 2017) quotes Dr. Seuss and the Bible on her mortarboard, two sources of inspiration.

Cassie Rivera

Cassie Rivera

A student (graduating in Summer 2017) quotes Dr. Seuss and the Bible on her mortarboard, two sources of inspiration.

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Spring 2018 University of Texas of the Permian Basin students are set to “walk the stage” on Saturday, May 5 at the Wagner Noel Performing Arts Center pending successful completion of degree requirements. To find your commencement ceremony (there are three on May 5), click here. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin would like to congratulate the following anticipated honorees:

Spring 2018 Commencement

Presentation of the Candidates–10 a.m. Ceremony
BACCALAUREATE DEGREES

College of Arts and Sciences

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Art
Danielle Ann Nicole Collins Odessa TX
Nickolas Bascus Midland TX

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Communication
L. Caprice Vaughan Brody Fayetteville NC
Cristina de las Mercedes Caldera Rondón Midland TX
Kelsie Colette Clifton Odessa TX
Amber Nicole Cortes Abilene TX
Shauna Brenell Devitt Odessa TX
Aaron Tyler Duke Mountain City TN
Elise Dyan Gafford Andrews TX
Brittany Ruth Garcia Stafford TX
Kristen Michaela Geddes Midland TX
Hannah Justine Gentry Slaton TX
Kasey Ray Henson Fort Worth TX
Kathryn Jane Jerath Midland TX
Kava Lisa Lewis Houston TX
Rebecca Machuca Midland TX
Elise Mari Martinez Balmorhea TX
Patrick Lee McAdoo-Morton Dallas TX
Rachel Catherine Porter Southlake TX
Dasiana Senay Preston Cedar Hill TX
Kaylie Jo Pruett Temple TX
Eugenia Miagros Sanchez Odessa TX
Victoria Solis Midland TX
Sarah Kay Stephens Midland TX
Blaine Alan Streske Austin TX
Jeffrey Franklin Wagner The Colony TX

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Criminology
Jared Donovan Aguilar Odessa TX
Ashley Monique Ervine Midland TX
Pablo Jay Franco Odessa TX
Mitchell Jason Richard Hazlett Odessa TX
Tania Maldonado Odessa TX
Ana Victoria Ramirez Colorado City TX
Bibiana A. Torres Midland TX
Meagan Toni Melancon Midland TX
Maria G. Mandujano Odessa TX

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Criminal Justice
Joseph Gilbert Lenox Fort Worth TX
Lance Dalton Luera Fort Stockton TX
Shannon Malaby Valdez Pecos TX

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in English
Trinity Carmell Adams Odessa TX
Kate Ellen Edgar Midland TX
Melissa J. Holder-Vassilion Midland TX
Marilyn Rowe Horton Granbury TX
Stacy Marie King Odessa TX
Alyssa Khrystine Malone Arlington TX
Catherine Wipawan Williams Odessa TX

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in History
Everardo Bello, Jr. Odessa TX
Kaitlyn Brooke Embrey Arlington TX

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Humanities
Chanci JaiAnne Shugart Ingleside TX
Shelbi Anne Starnes Saginaw TX

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Political Science
Crystal Alyssa Guevara Midland TX
Lacy Noel Molina Seminole TX
Abby Dawn Rankin Odessa TX
Daniel Ruiz Odessa TX

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Psychology
Samantha Anaya Midland TX
Taylor S. Anders Midland TX
Kelly Jo Bowen Andrews TX
Dora Dominguez Carey Midland TX
Meagan Kay Cates Plain Dealing LA
Melissa Lynn Cooke Odessa TX
Martin Santiago Cortes Trent TX
Michelle Lee Delamater Odessa TX
Johnnie Lue Evans Snyder TX
Tashara LaShawn Foxx Houston TX
Christina Joy Golightly La Porte TX
Zana Nicole Guest Andrews TX
Kiana T. Henry Midland TX
Daisy Hernandez McKinney TX
Elizabeth Gonzales Hernandez Odessa TX
Julianna Marie Hollon Pecos TX
Rachel Elayne Jeffcoat Corpus Christi TX
Andrew Logan Joiner Goldsmith TX
Bailey Ann LaMarca Midland TX
Vonda Lynn Leasure Odessa TX
Angela J. Lowery Eunice NM
Arshula Salida Lynn Arlington TX
Cynthia Marie Maltos Rocksprings TX
Laurie Lynn McLain Midland TX
Jorge Melendez Horizon City TX
Sherry Nicole Miller Odessa TX
Ashley Nichole Moreland Kailua HI
Candace Lynn Mouton Midland TX
Tanya Muñoz San Antonio TX
Caitlin Marie Patterson Odessa TX
Kayla Danielle Pendergrass Bedford TX
Jeffery Martin Kelly Perez Midland TX
Samantha Rene Ramos Odessa TX
Mindi Brooke Robertson Aspermont TX
Marie Dickson Snyder Dallas TX
Kristen Elizabeth Stewart Fort Worth TX
Analee Tarango Odessa TX
Holly Tyree Corpus Christi TX
Brianna Renee Urbina Tucson AZ
Luis Antonio Valverde Odessa TX
Touyee Vang Carlsbad CA
Randi Kay Williams Odessa TX
Hannah Beth Yoxsimer Midland TX

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Sociology
Ruth Corinna Arriaga-Padilla Austin TX
Norma Patricia Benavidez Abilene TX
Dianna Elena Carter El Paso TX
Daeshon Oshae Francis Indianapolis IN
Talia Garcia Laredo TX
Brandi Doris Maggard Cedar Hill TX
Luisa Maria Sosa-Kahn Del Rio TX
Crystal Dawn Vargas Granbury TX

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Spanish
Maria Vargas Carrillo Odessa TX

Bachelor of Music with a Major in Music
Cynthia Denise Benbow Monahans TX
Victoria Michelle Garza San Antonio TX
Gabriel Sanchez Andrews TX
Madison RaeAnn Welch Midland TX

Bachelor of Social Work
Sarah Alvarado Odessa TX
Jennifer Marie Casarez Odessa TX
Martin Enriquez Midland TX
Karina Alexandra Espinoza Midland TX
Elise Lynette Franklin-Kelly San Marcos TX
Kelsey Marie Gallegos Odessa TX
Maribel G. Gutierrez Midland TX
Kayla Kristine Hicks Midland TX
Abigail Martinez Odessa TX
Nicholas Martinez Odessa TX
Heide Ann Reppen Midland TX
Erica Marie Rodriguez Odessa TX
Gabriella Kay Saldivar Midland TX

College of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Abibat Adenike Adeoye Midland TX
Stacie Renee Alvarez Odessa TX
Bianca Denise Birden Odessa TX
Kendra Belmarie Camarena Gardendale TX
Selena Jolie Delgado Odessa TX
Serena Bianca Delgado Odessa TX
Zuleyma Galindo Dominguez Odessa TX
Erin Elaine Fisher Lubbock TX
Rebecca Marie Garcia Midland TX
Desirae A. Gonzales Odessa TX
Katherine Beryl Gorania Odessa TX
Ramona Guebara Midland TX
Genesis Perea Herrera Odessa TX
Sarah Elisabeth Irle Midland TX
Shaniece Janae LeShaw Odessa TX
Omotade Oyebanji Kwara Nigeria
Magdalena Ramirez Odessa TX
Chasidy Briann Rayos Odessa TX
Jackelyn Rivera Odessa TX
Alysia Elpidia Salvatierra Odessa TX
Alexis Danne Trevino Odessa TX
Lluvia Rebeca Villa Kermit TX
Keely Wilkerson Odessa TX

GRADUATE DEGREES

College of Arts and Sciences

Master of Arts with a Major in English
Shelby Paige Bullock Odessa TX
Brance Stuart Davis Odessa TX
Christy Spencer Graham Odessa TX

Master of Arts with a Major in History
Sarah Allyn January Midland TX
Matthew Holguin Olgin Midland TX

Master of Arts with a Major in Mathematics
Amanda Jo Scruggs Midland TX

Master of Public Administration
Krystal Monique Matta Odessa TX

Presentation of the Candidates-1 p.m. Ceremony
BACCALAUREATE DEGREES

College of Arts and Sciences

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Athletic Training
Raul Pony Palomino Odessa TX

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Biology
Sarah Bernadette Adkins Midland TX
Gerardo Salazar Aguilar Odessa TX
Marisela Escobedo Odessa TX
Andrea Rachel Hernandez Odessa TX
Monique Marie Lujan Odessa TX
Ashley Marie Merkel Odessa TX
Saraieli Vela Nuñez Odessa TX
Ashley Shea Redwine Arlington TX
Jasmin Robles Rodriguez Odessa TX
Yanet Roman Odessa TX
Gabriella Miranda Salmon Fort Stockton TX
Stephanie Nicole Talbott Midland TX
Lauren Virginia Trejo Midland TX
Alex Yashchenko Midland TX

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Chemistry
Aaliyah J. Givens Odessa TX
David Antonio Maldonado-Ruiz Odessa TX
Karly Diane Mondragon Balmorhea TX
Gabriella Olivia Ellianna Newton Odessa TX
Elizabeth Chepchumba Rugutt Midland TX

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Computer Science
Nedelca Ruiz Aguilar Odessa TX
Lucas Humberto Carlos Odessa TX
Sierra Danielle Dominguez Odessa TX
Cordell Christopher Hammon Midland TX
Armando López Presidio TX
Arturo Madrid Presidio TX
Louis Maldonado, Jr. Odessa TX
Ray Anthony Morales, Jr. Odessa TX
Marcelo Muzquiz Victoria TX
Kyle Spencer Nelms Helotes TX
Nathan Joshua Nix Odessa TX
Mihirbhai J. Patel Midland TX
John Walter Riggs San Antonio TX
Natalie Yvonne Villanueva Midland TX

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Geology
Francisco Javier Brito Midland TX
Douglas John Clapperton Odessa TX
Clinton Alan McCrary Andrews TX
Alec Lawrence Creighton Sproule Umina Beach Australia
Austin Kirk Strahan Odessa TX
Taiwo Taiwo Odessa TX
Justin Chance Yandell Andrews TX

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Kinesiology
Daisy Aguilar Clint TX
Jacob Matthew Benavides Grand Prairie TX
Amber Nicole Campos Midland TX
Trevor Austin Davis Crane TX
Brittney M. Deutsch Odessa TX
Rachel Lynne Dixon Arlington TX
Caitlyn Grace Guajardo Portland TX
Michael Thomas Gygax Midland TX
Payton Blair Hrncir Gardendale TX
Jason Antonio McAfee Midland TX
Georgina Celeste Ondo Lubbock TX
Abbye Gail Reynolds Odessa TX
Haylei Wendie Scoggins Katy TX
Cameron C. Terrell Waco TX
Ana Therese Carandang Uniforme Presidio TX
Genesis Villa Midland TX
Matthew Kyle Villanueva Crane TX
Chance Gabriel Virdell Odessa TX
Madalyn Leigh Wilkerson Midland TX

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Mathematics
Felicia Kay Burdorf Odessa TX
Alyssa Khrystine Malone Arlington TX
Alec McKenzie Nutt Midland TX
Rilee Ann Michelle Rimke Odessa TX
Jamie Joann Wingo Odessa TX

College of Education

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Child and Family Studies
Shannon Dawn Beard Odessa TX
Bianca Lynn Carpenter Odessa TX
Tammie Lujan Flores Big Spring TX
Kimberly Ann Hughes Gardendale TX
Lauren Amber McAllister Temple TX
Krisandra Tarango Skeens Grand Prairie TX
Andrea Denise Wabuke Midland TX

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Multidisciplinary Studies
Amanda Jean Adams Odessa TX
Kianna Leanne Barrera Odessa TX
Sarah Jain Blevins Midland TX
Benjamin Joel Boyce Odessa TX
Kimberly Cabello Odessa TX
Heather Garcia Castaneda Odessa TX
Isabel C. Castañeda Big Spring TX
Katie Elizabeth Endsley Midland TX
Jorgina Marie Fierro Odessa TX
Leilani Diane Hankins Andrews TX
Katlyn Kelli Hicks Lewisville TX
Madison Danielle James Odessa TX
Morgan Brooke Latham Stanton TX
Karina Ramirez López Odessa TX
Lydia Kay Mathis Midland TX
Tadrianna Sheneise McCalister Odessa TX
Tessa Raili McCormick Lamesa TX
Channing Leigh McCrury Odessa TX
Pamela Michelle Munoz Hobbs NM
Keri Lee Nguyen Midland TX
Nereida Lares Nieto Odessa TX
Sylvia R. Olivas Odessa TX
Shelby Lynn Prince Odessa TX
Valeree Rose Rendon Midland TX
Angelica Aurora Ruiz Odessa TX
Hailey Marie Shafer Odessa TX
Delilah Olivas Tavarez Odessa TX
Beatriz Trejo Odessa TX
Nohely Yvonne Vasquez Andrews TX

GRADUATE DEGREES 

College of Arts and Sciences

Master of Science with a Major in Biology
Vanessa Maria Montoya Uribe Odessa TX

Master of Science with a Major in Criminal Justice Administration
Janis Dalious Keasler Midland TX

Master of Science with a Major in Computer Science
Elizabeth Olaitan Emmanuel Odessa TX
Dustin Todd Ginn Odessa TX
Michael Anthony Gray Odessa TX

Master of Science with a Major in Geology
Mike Julian Carmona Midland TX
Brady Mariano Lujan Monahans TX
Michol C. Urias Midland TX

Master of Science with a Major in Kinesiology
Elizaveta Roslanova Saransk Russia

College of Education

Master of Arts with a Major in Bilingual Education
Michelle Nicole Constantino Levelland TX
Flor Jordan Crockett TX
Alejo Miramontes Merced CA
Caitlyn Jo Zwang Corvallis OR

Master of Arts with a Major in Educational Leadership
Erika A. Cabral El Paso TX
Linda Maher Clogher New Orleans LA
Robert Wilson Draper Prosper TX
Norma Irene Enriquez Midland TX
Wendy Erin Gesch Odessa TX
Adele Pama Gomez San Antonio TX
Megan Elizabeth Grimm Fort Worth TX
Amber Dawn Harmon Andrews TX
Annette Nicole Ozuna Weslaco TX
Micah Elizabeth Pettigrew Odessa TX
Nathaniel Parrish Pettigrew Odessa TX
Nickolaus Antonio Ruiz Midland TX
Candice J. Sikes Odessa TX
Jeanette Denise Simmons Brownfield TX
Kristen Nicole Tolley Houston TX

Master of Arts with a Major in Professional Education
Kate Dennis Adams Abilene TX
Samantha Molto Midland TX

Master of Arts with a Major in Reading
Veronica JoAne Carruth Brown Greenwood TX
Barbara Anais Moreno Andrews TX

Master of Arts with a Major in Special Education
Caroline Sills Baethge Fort Worth TX
Gregg Stansbury Epley Victoria TX
Rosemary Marie Godfrey Dumfries VA
Kristen Ann Harrell Uvalde TX
Amanda Rose Haulk Lubbock TX
Garrett Steincamp Jackson Saipan MP
Hydee Nicole Lopez Dallas TX
Dynae Danielle Lorenz Pasadena TX
Marina J. Luna Odessa TX
Amanda Marie Martinez San Antonio TX
Michele Denise Martinez Andrews TX
Chrysanne Jeanette Miller Roanoke TX
Twana Jean Patterson Breckenridge TX
A’Lisa Monique Quintanilla San Antonio TX
Andrea Rivas El Paso TX
Langdon Nathenual Stanley Opp AL
Laura E. Wilk Plano TX

Presentation of the Candidates- 4 p.m. Ceremony
BACCALAUREATE DEGREES

College of Business

Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences
Adrian David Donacio Odessa TX
Yolanda Iliana Escobedo Silva Odessa TX
Bolaji Moses Onamade Richmond TX

Bachelor of Arts with a Major in Economics
Christopher Wayne Burleson Odessa TX
Edward Alejandro Garza Midland TX
Chelsi Donette Leasure Odessa TX
Justin Carlo Reyes Midland TX
Joseph I. Seibert Midland TX

Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Accountancy
Shawnda Lannette Aaron Big Spring TX
Chad W. Birden Odessa TX
Darielle Chantel Coleman Midland TX
Alphonse Ndalle Essoh Odessa TX
Adriana Porras Flores Monahans TX
Christina Kay Granado Midland TX
Janeth Griego Odessa TX
Christopher Owen Hedrick Midland TX
Denyse Angelica Horton Midland TX
Samantha Aguilar Melendez Midland TX
Mathew Shae Mitchell Midland TX
Daphne Gomez Pina Andrews TX
Kelly Rains Midland TX
Biviana Ramos Odessa TX
Susana Medina Rivera Stanton TX
Brett Allan Rodrick, Jr. Odessa TX
Victoria Nikole Salazar Monahans TX
Chelsse Samaniego Odessa TX
Vincent Primo Urquidez Andrews TX
Yvette Renteria Vazquez Odessa TX
Denise Pedroza Vega Monahans TX

Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Finance
Spencer George Estrella Odessa TX
Marissa Raquel Mireles Midland TX
Adriel Dominick Wolf Seminole TX

Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Management
Bryanna Lexius Acosta Odessa TX
Brittney Michelle Alligood Pecos TX
Jeremy James Bailey Odessa TX
Jarred Boone Odessa TX
Martin J.R. Campa Midland TX
Timothy Wayne Cardwell New Braunfels TX
Evan John Ceballos Midland TX
Jayton Reed Cook Andrews TX
Brenda Ann Cortez Odessa TX
John Clinton Costner Flint TX
Corey Trinidad Davila Denton TX
Cameron Dean Duncan Odessa TX
Kevin Angel Flores Odessa TX
Linda Yvonne Garcia Midland TX
Veronica Gardea Midland TX
Lucas Gomes Ferruci Odessa TX
Joshua R. Gonzales Andrews TX
Joseph Gonzalez, Jr. Midland TX
Justin Wayne Grimes Brenham TX
Allison Elaine Hensley Cleburne TX
Elizabeth Nichole Herrera Jal NM
Jade Nicole Herrera Odessa TX
Korilye Jess Kundert Odessa TX
Sierra Briana LaGrande Southfield MI
Elva Gloria Lopez Odessa TX
Jessica Danielle Martin Andrews TX
Candace Megan McIntosh Big Spring TX
Kathleen Ann McNeil Odessa TX
Marco Antonio Nuñez Odessa TX
Adan Ortiz Odessa TX
Rebekah Elizabeth Potter Midland TX
Sarah Irene Presley Midland TX
Miguel Angel Ramos-Gaytan Midland TX
Edith Scarlett Real Dodge City KS
Reagan Austin Redmon Monahans TX
Guadalupe Reyes Midland TX
Ruby Baeza Rodriguez Odessa TX
Jose Alejandro Salcido Odessa TX
Antonio Olivas Solis Big Spring TX
Nayely Villarreal Andrews TX

Bachelor of Business Administration with a Major in Marketing
Daniel Alanis Midland TX
Caitlin Marie Blair Midland TX
Juan Paulo Chacon Loya Odessa TX
Kelli Breanne Medanich Odessa TX
Juan Carlos Morales Odessa TX
Viviana Morales Midland TX
Maria Fernanda Orona Zamora Colinas del Saltito Mexico
Catherine Elizabeth Reber Midland TX
Petra Olivia Reyes Midland TX
Nicole Annette Scott Odessa TX
Alexandra Torres Irving TX

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Industrial Technology
Brian Joseph Heinemann Midland TX
Nsubong Enameti Ndaessien Odessa TX
Jonathan Holt Williams Midland TX

College of Engineering

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Mechanical Engineering
Angelica Michelle Cagle Odessa TX
Xavier Alec Carrillo Midland TX
Garrett Braden Clark Odessa TX
Ciaran Ryan Connery Odessa TX
Anisa Marie Daniel Odessa TX
Mitchell Craig Faught Midland TX
Hunter Jacob Gnoza Red Oak TX
Michael Shaddox Gully Midland TX
Walter Jennings Harris Odessa TX
Chad Britton Harrison Corpus Christi TX
Domingo Antonio Hernandez Midland TX
Mackenzi Nikole Huff Sugar Land TX
Nathan Jimenez Big Spring TX
Clayton Glen King Odessa TX
Ryan Scott Leak Midland TX
Grant Alan Lehr Odessa TX
Ector Marquez Kermit TX
Zachary Landon McQuistion Midland TX
Milous E. Mitchell Odessa TX
Patrick Ryan Pippins Azle TX
John David Rodriguez Odessa TX
Cesar Zambrano Odessa TX

Bachelor of Science with a Major in Petroleum Engineering
Adrianna Elena Berzoza Midland TX
Alexis Castillo Houston TX
Jaqlynn Alexis Cervantes Midland TX
Matthew Ryan Chavez Rockport TX
Eben Ngwa Enoh Midland TX
Kel Kel S. Mbadinga Midland TX
Anthony Trung Nguyen Houston TX
Johnson Okujomboloko Ochakachon Midland TX
Aaron Elvis Rangel Mission TX
Marc Steven Lozada Solis Odessa TX
Chiedu Innocent Utulu Katy TX
Shilpa Verma Arlington TX

GRADUATE DEGREES
College of Business

Master of Business Administration
Thaddeus Monari Ayoga Nyamira Kenya
Isidro Baeza Andrews TX
Andrew Alan Bryant Arkansas City KS
Jovan Garcia Irving TX
Cynthia Diane Hogue Irving TX
Kira Leanne Erb Hostas Midland TX
Joshua Caleb Hull Midland TX
Daniel James Jones Boerne TX
Pedro Alejandro Mancilla Midland TX
Brandon Robert Mattioli Akron OH
Tiffany Deann Morgan Midland TX
Randi Paige Lucero Pearson Midland TX
Amy Merary Rey Midland TX
Annelise Sanchez Brighton CO
Leticia Sandoval Andrews TX
Robert Anthony Spencer El Paso TX
April Anchalee Williams Midland TX

Master of Professional Accountancy
Mariel Vega Banuelos Odessa TX
Jennifer Lacy Hendriex Midland TX
Katherine Marie Michael Houston TX

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