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Campus Celebrated 10th Fall Commencement Dec. 17

12/21/2010 —

Penn State York celebrated its 10th annual fall commencement on Friday, Dec. 17 at 6 p.m. in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center at the campus.  M. Abul Hasan, Ph.D., associate professor of physics, who is celebrating 25 years of service to the University, was the commencement speaker.

In addition to hearing from Hasan, Penn State York continued its tradition of the open microphone where graduates spoke for a moment.  The top graduating senior in Penn State York’s baccalaureate programs, Magdalena J. Czyzykowski, bachelor of science in electro- mechanical engineering technology with highest distinction; top associate degree graduate, Terry L. Hein, associate degree in electrical engineering technology; and top master’s degree graduate, Ashley S. Norris, master of education in teaching and curriculum; also spoke.

The following students received Penn State associate degrees:  Bond D. Brewer, Dover, Letters, Arts, and Sciences;  Tyler C. Bruton, Shrewsbury, Letters, Arts, and Sciences;  Cheryl A. Claxton, Red Lion, Human Development and Family Studies;  Thomas M. Claytor, York, Business Administration;  Willy Domenack, York, Human Development and Family Studies;  Ashley L. Douty, York, Business Administration;  Donna I. Gates, Hanover, Human Development and Family Studies;  Terry L. Heim, Mt. Wolf, Electrical Engineering Technology;  Darlene A. Hess, Hellam, Business Administration;  Kristen M. Hlavacik, York, Letters, Arts, and Sciences;  Baptist W. Hoffmann III, York, Business Administration;  Douglas R. Leik, Dallastown, Electrical Engineering Technology;  David Morera, Palmyra, Information Sciences and Technology;  Ashakee N. Pinkney, York, Letters, Arts, and Sciences;  Lisa A. Rufalo, New Oxford, Human Development and Family Studies;  Terry E. Rummel, Hanover, Mechanical Engineering Technology;  Kevin L. Seiple, Dallastown, Mechanical Engineering Technology;  Dave E. Shaffer, York, Electrical Engineering Technology;  David A. Snavely, Manheim, Mechanical Engineering Technology;  Abby E. Spangler, Glen Rock, Human Development and Family Studies;  Jeffrey M. Taylor, Cochranville, Electrical Engineering Technology;  Grant L. Williams, Glen Rock, Business Administration; and Raymond Worthington Jr., Lititz, Business Administration.

The following students are received Penn State baccalaureate degrees:  Brandi L. Adams, York, Communication Arts and Sciences;  Daniel G. Altland, York, Business;  Jeffrey M. Anderson, Stewartstown, Information Sciences and Technology;  Michelle L. Baugher, Dover, Communication Arts and Sciences;  David L. Beecher Jr., York, Science;  William A. Brander Jr., Red Lion, Letters, Arts, and Sciences;  Tyler A. Buck, Macungie, Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology;  Andrew M. Buckmaster, Spring Grove, English;  Michelle L. Burdick-Greiman, York, Science;  Monique N. Burgee, York, Communication Arts and Sciences;  Michael V. Chandler, York, Business;  Joseph S. Chronister, York, Information Sciences and Technology;  Tyler S. Croak, York, Information Sciences and Technology;  Magdalena J. Czyzykowski, York, Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology;  Andre S. Davis, York, Information Sciences and Technology;  Jennifer L. Deardorff, Windsor, Business;  Domonique A. Dutrieuille, Harrisburg, Human Development and Family Studies;  Louis W. Eckhart IV, Bolling Green, KY, Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology;  Abbi J. Ferree, York, English;  Latashia L. Gilkes, York, Human Development and Family Studies;  Noah A. Glatfelter, Glen Rock, Business;  Barbara M. Gorski, Stewartstown, English;  Joshua L. Graff, Dover, Information Sciences and Technology;  Keith E. Hannum, York, Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology;  Stephen W. Harner, Glen Rock, Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology;  Steven J. Herbert, Seven Valleys, Business;  Janna D. Hoffman, Dover, Business;  Moranda L. Horn, Shrewsbury, Business;  Damon A. Johnson, Red Lion, Business;  Chuong T. Le, Wrightsville, Business;  Matthew A. Leer, Glenville, Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology;  Benjamin T. Livelsberger, Hanover, Business;  Kurt A. McKinley, Dallastown, Business;  Tiffany A. Mummert, York, Business;  Anthony J. Myers, Mount Joy, Business;  August L. Ney, Manchester, Human Development and Family Studies;  Christine A. Payne, York, Human Development and Family Studies;  Candice E. Reagan, Littlestown, Human Development and Family Studies;  Newell H. Rinehart, Dover, Communication Arts and Sciences;  Judy A. Ritter-Dickson, Dover, Human Development and Family Studies;  Scott M. Ruane, Dallastown, Business;  Dana J. Shoemaker, Red Lion, Communication Arts and Sciences;  Amanda L. Snyder, Wrightsville, Science;  Angela M. Spangler, York, Human Development and Family Studies;  Amanda N. Sponseller, Hanover, Human Development and Family Studies;  John F. Suarez, York, Information Sciences and Technology;  David M. Watson, Jacobus, Information Sciences and Technology;  Daniel R. Weise, Mountville, Business;  Brad A. Willcox, Shrewsbury, Information Sciences and Technology;  David L.Yingling, Dallastown, Information Sciences and Technology;  Crystal G. Young, Joppa, Md., Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology; and Matthew C. Young, Delta, Business.

The following students received the master of education degree in Teaching and Curriculum:  Ashley L. Ayres, Fawn Grove;  John J. Ayres III, Fawn Grove;  Michele R. Black, Harrisburg;  Heather O. Carrigan, Dover;  Bethany S. Chance, Hanover;  Crystal J. Freed, Spring Grove;  Julie L. Gebhard, Lititz;  Darren C. Groft, Hanover;  Casey L. Guida, York;  Daniel M. Hankey, New Oxford;  Shannon L. Hankey, New Oxford;  James M. Hollinger, York;  Lona S. Kluttz, Red Lion;  Katie L. Knepp, Red Lion;  Jessica A. Knisley, York;  Bethany A. Lints, York;  Lindsay B. Masenheimer, Hanover;  Nicole M. Miller, Lititz;  Rebecca L. Miller, Dover;  Ashley S. Norris, Stewartstown;  Courtney L. Riley, Dover;  Melissa L. Sandman, York;  Catherine R. Schnee, York;  Benjamin Seibert, York;  Amanda M. Seitz, Red Lion;  Jenna M. Stiner, York;  Jill M. Sturgis, Lititz; and Abdulla A. Virmani, Lititz.

The following students graduated from other Penn State campuses and returned to Penn State York, their home campus, to receive their degrees:  Sean M. Anderson, York, Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management;  Charles Z. Richards, Dallastown, Information Systems;  Angela N. Warfield, Red Lion, English;  and Adam K. Wilt, York, Electrical Engineering. 

The following students are changing to other Penn State locations for spring semester 2011 to continue their academic programs: Melanie L. Allegretto, Mechanicsburg, Division of Undergraduate Studies;  Michael P. Alvey, York, Biology;  Matthew B. Arnold, York, Business;  Kathryn L. Baldwin, York, English;  Derek Z. Bartram, Mount Wolf, Geosciences;  Shaylah D. Casanas-Padgett, York, Division of Undergraduate Studies;  Garialdy De Jesus, Lancaster, Science;  Trevor L. Dombach, Landisville, Capital College;  Edward M. Drabik III, Dallastown, Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management;  Aaron M. Dunlevy, Dover, Journalism;  Matthew S. Ebersole, Dallastown, Kinesiology;  Chad L. Eichelberger, Mount Joy, Earth and Mineral Sciences;  Gregory S. Ember, Lititz, Information Sciences and Technology;  Peter M. Floyd, Wrightsville, Journalism;  Raymond Giron, York, Electrical Engineering;  Hailey D. Hagarman, Dover, Capital College;  Zachary F. Hess, York, English;  Peter J. Hoey, York, Capital College;  Zachery A. Jendras, Hummelstown, Information Sciences and Technology;  Ryan M. Jenkins, East Berlin, Engineering;  Young Kyu Kim, Seoul, KOR, Engineering;  Catherine G. Lane, Dover, Kinesiology;  Toni L. Lozzi, York, Journalism;  Corey J. Magloire, York, Arts and Architecture;  Kayla S. McDaniel, Dover, Capital College;  Sean M. Mummert, York, Civil Engineering;  Benjamin H. Munschy, Londonderry, N. H., Biochemistry and Molecular Biology;  Thao P. Nguyen, York, Engineering;  Heather M. Stultz, Hampstead, Md., Animal Sciences;  Zachaery D. Stumpf, Ephrata, Liberal Arts;  Christopher Suh, Timonium MD, Engineering;  Claire L. Vadas, Stewartstown, Engineering;  Courtney D. Vastyan-Preiss, Kapolei, HI, Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies;  Janessalyn T. Wagner, Dillsburg, Nutritional Sciences;  Tanner D. Widdowson, Hanover, Criminal Justice;  Austin R. Wilson, Baldwin, MD, Communications;  Andrew T. Withers, New Freedom, Psychology; and Brandon L. Wurzberger, Fawn Grove, Computer Science. 


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