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Twelve K-State Olathe-based students earn graduate degrees

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Graduation

Twelve students have completed their degree programs at K-State Olathe, including the first in the professional science master's program. 

 

 

OLATHE — A record 12 students at Kansas State University's Olathe campus are graduating with their master's or doctorate in the spring and summer academic semesters.

In addition to being the largest graduating class, it also includes the first graduates from the professional science master in applied science and technology program, which was approved in April 2016.

"It has been an honor watching so many of our graduates contribute new ideas and research to their field while they continued to work on their degree," said Janice Barrow, associate dean for academic affairs and executive education. "As bittersweet as commencement is, we are proud of our new graduates and look forward to their future successes using the knowledge and skills they learned from K-State Olathe."

Students were recognized during K-State Olathe's graduation celebration on
May 9.

Graduates are as follows:

• Margie Banach, master's degree, adult learning and leadership

• Zachary Hoppenstedt, master's degree, horticulture with an emphasis in urban food systems

• Christine Laskero, master's degree, adult learning and leadership

• David Loewen, master's degree, horticulture with an emphasis in urban food systems

• Jamie Otto, master's degree, adult learning and leadership

• Eric Racki, professional science master's degree, applied science and technology

• Anna Sage, master's degree, veterinary biomedical science

• Audra Sasse, master's degree, nutrition, dietetics and sensory sciences

• Nate Scherman, professional science master's degree, applied science and technology

• Melissa Snider, master's degree, veterinary biomedical science

• Danny Unruh, doctorate, food science

• Jennifer Yelton, master's degree, adult learning and leadership

Visit olathe.k-state.edu/academics to learn more about the arranged graduate-level academic programs offered at K-State Olathe as well as the recently added bachelor's in hospitality management degree completion program.  

Written by

Greg Tammen
913-307-7311
gtammen@k-state.edu

At a glance

A record 12 students at K-State Olathe are graduating with their master's degree or doctorate. The class also has the first graduates from the professional science master's program.