Penn State York announces the Class of 2020

May 27, 2020

YORK, Pa. — Penn State York took part in the first all-University virtual commencement at 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 9.  More than 15,000 students graduated from Penn State, with 81 of them from Penn State York. The Class of 2020 had their degrees conferred by University leadership via the virtual presentation.

View the virtual commencement and special pages dedicated to York graduates here.

Associate Degrees

The following students received associate degrees: Samantha Flores, York, Pennsylvania, human development and family studies; Eric George Pfeiffer, Red Lion, Pennsylvania, mechanical engineering technology; Abigail Hannah Reiff, Pequea, Pennsylvania, business administration; Thomas Albert Shepley, Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania, mechanical engineering technology; Theresa Jeanne Smith, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, human development and family studies; Kevin Lynn Smyers, Dallastown, Pennsylvania, human development and family studies, and a veteran; and Jennifer Brooke Taylor, Parkton, Maryland, business administration, summa cum laude.

Baccalaureate Degrees

The following students received baccalaureate degrees: Kody Ahrens, York, Pennsylvania, information sciences and technology with a minor in business; Neelum Amjad, Hanover, Pennsylvania, business and psychology; Michelle L. Appelt, Red Lion, Pennsylvania, human development and family studies; Brittany N. Armpriester, York, Pennsylvania, biology; Ashley Bergen, Landisville, Pennsylvania, biology with a minor in human development and family studies; Gregory A. Bennett Jr., Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, business; Shannon Bolton, Thomasville, Pennsylvania, business; Austin Robert Brown, Berwick, Pennsylvania, information sciences and technology with a minor in business;  Kathryn Bruce, York, Pennsylvania, biology with a minor in history; Madeline Bush, psychology with a minor in women’s studies, State College, Pennsylvania; Mirta Epifania Caswell, York, Pennsylvania, psychology and human development and family studies and a veteran; Chibuisi Kenneth Chikezie, York, Pennsylvania, communication arts and sciences; Aishwarya Nitin Chinchankar, York, Pennsylvania, information, sciences and technology; Joshua Bartholomew Cummins, Hanover, Pennsylvania, information sciences and technology; Faelyn Curtis, Stewartstown, Pennsylvania, biology; Sotirios Drivas, York, Pennsylvania, business; Taher Nurulhasan Erfan, York, Pennsylvania, information sciences and technology with a minor in business, cum laude; Emily Elizabeth Ernst, Hanover, Pennsylvania, human development and family studies; Corinne Alison Fahs, Red Lion, Pennsylvania; biology with a minor in business; Scott Wayne Gingras, York, Pennsylvania, business; Emily Landis Good, Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania, information sciences and technology with a minor in business; Richard Lorenzo Grant, York, Pennsylvania, human development and family studies; Mindy S. Gruzin, York, Pennsylvania, psychology with a minor in biology, summa cum laude; Taylor G. Halle, Felton, Pennsylvania, psychology; Autara T. Hampton, York Haven, Pennsylvania, human development and family studies; Olivia Nicole Hershey-Juliano, Jacobus, Pennsylvania, human development and family studies; Hayley Alyssa Hurt, Delta, Pennsylvania, biology, and a Graham Fellow; Matthew Ray Ivey, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, business, magna cum laude, and a veteran; Jack Manuel Jaramillo, White Hall, Maryland, business; Matthew Connor Kapturowski, York, Pennsylvania, psychology; Gunveen Kaur, Seven Valleys, Pennsylvania, psychology; Ashley Elizabeth Koller, Dallastown, Pennsylvania, human development and family studies; Timothy David Krohn, Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, biology; Carolyn S. Kunkel, York, Pennsylvania, psychology; Elisha Lee, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, biology; Alexandra Leese, Dover, Pennsylvania, human development and family studies with a minor in early development and education; Victoria Lemmon, Glenville, Pennsylvania, human development and family studies with a minor in psychology; Cory Michael Lytle, Abington, Maryland, business; Marisa Chelane Madole, York, Pennsylvania, human development and family studies with minors in business and history, summa cum laude, and a Graham Fellow; Jessica Paige McAvoy, Fawn Grove, Pennsylvania, human development and family studies; Rayven Brielle Mitchell, Hanover, Pennsylvania, human development and family studies; Julia Moore, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, psychology; Neil Mullins, New Freedom, Pennsylvania, business; Scott Martin Murry, Wrightsville, Pennsylvania, electro-mechanical engineering technology, and a veteran; Brooke Ann Noga, York, Pennsylvania, biology; Nikolina Nonkovic, York, Pennsylvania, human development and family studies with a minor in biology; Raymond Joseph O’Dwyer III, Lutherville, Maryland, communication arts and sciences; Matrish Ajitkum Ojha, York, Pennsylvania, information sciences and technology with a minor in business, and a Graham Fellow; David O’Leary, York, Pennsylvania, business; Walter A. Paczkoskie, Seven Valleys, Pennsylvania, electro-mechanical engineering technology, cum laude, a Graham Fellow, and a veteran; Zachary J. Quick, York, Pennsylvania, communication arts and sciences; Joseph John Reba, Red Lion, Pennsylvania, business; Jacob Walker Rey, Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania, electro-mechanical engineering technology, cum laude; Robert W. Reynolds, Felton, Pennsylvania, electro-mechanical engineering technology with a minor in history, and a veteran; Kathleen Lauren Rohrbach, Strasburg, Pennsylvania, human development and family Studies; Joseph Steven Romagano IV, Delta, Pennsylvania, Psychology; Omkar Sawant, York, Pennsylvania, information sciences and technology with a minor in business; Trisha Semexan, York, Pennsylvania, business; Unnati H. Singla, York, Pennsylvania, information sciences and technology with a minor in business; Justin Andrew Sneeringer, Spring Grove, Pennsylvania, information sciences and technology; Casey Tyler Srebro, York, Pennsylvania, information sciences and technology; Natasha Strickler, York, Pennsylvania, biology; Casey Michael Tober, Littlestown, Pennsylvania, electro-mechanical engineering technology; Benjamin Trout, Windsor, Pennsylvania, information sciences and technology with a minor in business, and a Graham Fellow; Devon Alexis Tucker, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, psychology; Christopher Phillip Verderame, Mount Wolf, Pennsylvania, electro-mechanical engineering technology, cum laude; Jessica Thanhlan Vu, York, Pennsylvania, biology; Coby Cheyenne Ward, Felton, Pennsylvania, business; Madison I. Winkowski, Red Lion, Pennsylvania, biology; and Joshua Ian Wolgamuth, Dover, Pennsylvania, biology, and a Graham Fellow.

Master of Education in Teaching and Curriculum

The following students received a master of education in teaching and curriculum:  Brianna S. Herbst, York, Pennsylvania; Alexis M. Keller, York, Pennsylvania; and April J. Milesky, Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania.



 

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Last Updated May 28, 2020