748 get degrees at Bellevue U - Omaha.com
Published Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 1:00 am / Updated at 3:54 pm
748 get degrees at Bellevue U

A total of 748 people participated in Bellevue University’s spring commencement June 2 at the Omaha Civic Auditorium. Of those, 243 earned their master’s degrees and 505 earned their bachelor’s degrees.

These students graduated with honors:

Summa cum laude: Rhonda Andrews, Loretta England, Douglas Richardson Hinchion, Nicholas James Hiser, Jeffery Holden, Stephanie Hoppe, Theressa Millare Jenson, Marvin Little, Deann Mary McMillen, Travis P. Parker, Lori Rodriguez, Robert J. Scariano, George Warren Smith Jr., Brenda Lee Spencer, Nancy J. Swain, Matthew L. Weidemann, Becki Renee Wright.

Magna cum laude: Jill Jennifer Davis, Guy Anthony Dunham, Miranda Nicole Evert, Crystal Ann Fetter, Jonathan Robert Gombas, Richard Allen Hasslen, Bruce Albert Jones, Edgar Lazarian, William Jake Marr, Terri Lea Mentink, Julie Renae Stearns, Cynthia Louanne Thompson.

Cum laude: DaRelle James Benford, Melinda Michelle Bert, Vanessa L. Bryant, Colleen Marie Crnkovich, Tiffany Leigh Eadie, Martin James Kueny, Ginger Lakowsky, Christopher Michael Mohr, Adam Quist, Lindsay Ann Schaible, Saral Kumar Shrestha, Teresa Lynn Sobisky, Justin Paul Strang, Jennifer VanLaningham, Curtis Michael Weiffenbach, Tara Ann Werner, Jane Young.

With distinction: Crystal Allen, Sammy Biwott, Stephanie Pauline Dinkens, David Michael Dinverno, Eric Jason Donald, Edward Charles Fernandez, Jacqueline Renee Fox, Alicia Hernandez-Anguiano, Amber Nicolé Jorges, Patrick John Leary, Susan Dawn Mayberry, Shawn McKenna, Nichelle Moore, Rene Rodriguez, Amelia Renee Stigge, Danyell Sweet, Ciara Ukaogo, Issa Issawate Waka, Richard Joseph Wright, Ashley Lynn Wurdeman.

Hail, strong winds, heavy rain hit south-central Nebraska
Agreement reached to end dog racing at Bluffs Run at end of 2015
Police ID. body found near 36th, Seward Streets
Video: Stothert says Crossroads project is 'full speed ahead,' but she won't support bond issue
'Fairly old' human skull found in Mills County
World champion Crawford's promoter working to have title defense at CenturyLink Center
Kelly: Started at a dining room table, Home Instead thriving at 20 with $1B in annual revenue
Omaha crash victim, 19, had touched many lives
Firefighters take on 'fully engulfed barn fire'
Council Bluffs school board approves new district headquarters
Officials announce effort to lure more veterans to Nebraska
SB 132nd Street lane closed
Shane Osborn grabs several endorsements
New public employee pay data: Douglas, Lancaster, Sarpy Counties, plus utilities
Database: How much did Medicare pay your doctor?
Omaha area may get 1 inch of rain tonight
Gov. Heineman vetoes bill to ease restrictions on nurse practitioners
Nebraska banking and finance director to retire
Waitress who served alcohol to teen before fatal crash gets jail time, probation
Owners of exotic dance bar deny prostitution allegations
More Nebraskans are electing to vote early
A day after Ricketts endorsement, Ted Cruz backs Sasse for Senate
Some city streets remain closed
Nebraska's U.S. Senate candidates stick to familiar topics at Omaha forum
19-year-old killed in one-vehicle crash at 72nd & Shirley
< >
Kelly: Started at a dining room table, Home Instead thriving at 20 with $1B in annual revenue
The idea that Paul Hogan had studied and then hatched at his mother's table was that older people, rather than moving in with relatives or to an assisted-living center, would much prefer to stay home instead.
Breaking Brad: Nebraska GOP candidates unified against naked squirrels
Some of these Nebraska campaigns are tilting pretty far right. At a recent forum, there was a consensus that we need to ban public dancing and clothe naked squirrels in public parks.
Breaking Brad: Inside the mind of a 99-year-old real estate agent
I saw an article about a 99-year-old real estate agent who's still working. “This house is extra special. It has indoor toilets!”
Breaking Brad: Into the claw machine! Florida kid follows Lincoln kid's lead
In Fort Lauderdale, Fla., a child climbed inside a claw machine. Hey, Florida kid: Nobody likes a copycat.
Breaking Brad: Even Chuck Hassebrook's throwing mud!
The Nebraska campaigns have turned so ugly, Democrat Chuck Hassebrook lobbed unfounded accusations at an imaginary opponent.
Deadline Deal thumbnail
Tokyo Sushi
$5 for $10 or $10 for $20 toward All-You-Can-Eat Sushi Purchase
Buy Now
< >
Omaha World-Herald Contests
Enter for a chance to win great prizes.
OWH Store: Buy photos, books and articles
Buy photos, books and articles
Travel Snaps Photo
Going on Vacation? Take the Omaha World-Herald with you and you could the next Travel Snaps winner.
Click here to donate to Goodfellows
The 2011 Goodfellows fund drive provided holiday meals to nearly 5,000 families and their children, and raised more than $500,000 to help families in crisis year round.
Want to get World-Herald stories sent directly to your home or work computer? Sign up for Omaha.com's News Alerts and you will receive e-mails with the day's top stories.
Can't find what you need? Click here for site map »