Ashford University Recognizes Fall 2012 Campus Graduates

Ashford University Recognizes Fall 2012 Campus Graduates



December 14, 2012 – Ashford University celebrated the graduation of 43 of its Clinton campus students with a reception and recognition event on Saturday, Dec. 8. Always a small gathering, the December commencement provides an opportunity for those campus students whose schedule results in a mid-year completion of requirements.

During the recognition ceremony, special student awards were presented to:

  • Ashley Streed, Clinton, IA and Philippe Vincent, Princeton, IA, the Business Department’s Scholars Award, given to the highest ranking graduates in business; 
  • Heath Adam Westerkamp, Bettendorf, IA, the Accounting Student Award, sponsored by the Iowa Society of Certified Public Accountants to recognize the top accounting graduate; 
  • Peter W. Tanzillo, Kewanee, IL, the Sister Marilyn Shea Outstanding Disposition Award, which recognizes teacher candidates with outstanding dispositions for teaching, including reflection, professional conduct, respect for diversity, high expectations, respect for others, compassion, advocacy, curiosity, dedication, honesty and fairness;
  • Nikki Patterson, Maquoketa, IA, the Alex Esquivel Promising Teacher Award, given to a teacher education graduate who shows exceptional potential as an educator;
  • Abigail Dalen, Eldridge, IA, the James L. Mooney Social Science Award, which recognizes the Social Science graduates with the highest grade point average; and
  • Ashley Erin Hayes, Nine Mile Falls, WA, the Joan Walsh Richeson Award, given to the liberal arts major who best personifies the values of a liberal arts education.

Graduating from Ashford University at the end of the fall 2012 semester:

ILLINOIS
Albany
Rebecca T. Chapman
Bartlett
Robert Phillips
Chicago
Latayzia Boatman
Effingham
Hannah N. Vail
Elizabeth
Celia Priegel
Erie
Nicole Palmer
Gilberts
Jason Fletcher
Kewanee
Peter Tanzillo
Lanark
Kelsey J. Pierce
Morrison
Brandy M. McCrary, Jamie A. Rodriguez and Emalie Sterenberg
Mount Carroll
Erica Marken
Naperville
Jessica A. Tompkins
Savanna
April Miller
Thomson
Travis P. Hartman and Tyler Vandendooren

IOWA
Bettendorf
Kelsey Jones and Heath A. Westerkamp
Calamus
Allison Dwyer
Camanche
Derek Milder
Clinton
Nathan Grier, Jennifer E. Hopkins, Jeremy R. Jayaweera, Jennet F. Jewell, Willy Kappie, Janel Laufter, Drew M. Minnick, Jessica M. Pell, Nicole Schroeder, Ashley Streed and Nick Teachout
Davenport
Kelsey Mussman
DeWitt
Kathleen M. Krogmann
Eldridge
Abigail Dalen
Low Moor
Shelby Kramer
Maquoketa
Nikki Patterson
Princeton
Philippe Vincent

INDIANA
Mishawaka
James Joachim

NEBRASKA
North Platte
Kori Phillips

WASHINGTON
Nine Mile Falls
Ashley E. Hayes

WISCONSIN
Madison
Lucas H. Beese

ONTARIO, CANADA
Thornhill
Peter Bechtel

About Ashford University
Ashford University is defining the modern college experience by combining the heritage of a traditional campus with the flexibility and effectiveness of online learning. The University provides a vibrant learning community where high-quality programs and leading-edge technology create a dynamic, immersive and stimulating learning experience. Ashford University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org). The University offers practical and progressive associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs online, as well as bachelor’s degree programs at its Clinton, Iowa, campus. Ashford University – where heritage meets innovation. For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.

December 14, 2012 – Ashford University celebrated the graduation of 43 of its Clinton campus students with a reception and recognition event on Saturday, Dec. 8. Always a small gathering, the December commencement provides an opportunity for those campus students whose schedule results in a mid-year completion of requirements.

During the recognition ceremony, special student awards were presented to:

Graduating from Ashford University at the end of the fall 2012 semester:

ILLINOIS
Albany
Rebecca T. Chapman
Bartlett
Robert Phillips
Chicago
Latayzia Boatman
Effingham
Hannah N. Vail
Elizabeth
Celia Priegel
Erie
Nicole Palmer
Gilberts
Jason Fletcher
Kewanee
Peter Tanzillo
Lanark
Kelsey J. Pierce
Morrison
Brandy M. McCrary, Jamie A. Rodriguez and Emalie Sterenberg
Mount Carroll
Erica Marken
Naperville
Jessica A. Tompkins
Savanna
April Miller
Thomson
Travis P. Hartman and Tyler Vandendooren

IOWA
Bettendorf
Kelsey Jones and Heath A. Westerkamp
Calamus
Allison Dwyer
Camanche
Derek Milder
Clinton
Nathan Grier, Jennifer E. Hopkins, Jeremy R. Jayaweera, Jennet F. Jewell, Willy Kappie, Janel Laufter, Drew M. Minnick, Jessica M. Pell, Nicole Schroeder, Ashley Streed and Nick Teachout
Davenport
Kelsey Mussman
DeWitt
Kathleen M. Krogmann
Eldridge
Abigail Dalen
Low Moor
Shelby Kramer
Maquoketa
Nikki Patterson
Princeton
Philippe Vincent

INDIANA
Mishawaka
James Joachim

NEBRASKA
North Platte
Kori Phillips

WASHINGTON
Nine Mile Falls
Ashley E. Hayes

WISCONSIN
Madison
Lucas H. Beese

ONTARIO, CANADA
Thornhill
Peter Bechtel

About Ashford University
Ashford University is defining the modern college experience by combining the heritage of a traditional campus with the flexibility and effectiveness of online learning. The University provides a vibrant learning community where high-quality programs and leading-edge technology create a dynamic, immersive and stimulating learning experience. Ashford University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association (www.ncahlc.org). The University offers practical and progressive associate's, bachelor's and master's degree programs online, as well as bachelor’s degree programs at its Clinton, Iowa, campus. Ashford University – where heritage meets innovation. For more information, please visit www.ashford.edu or call Shari Rodriguez, associate vice president of Public Relations, at 858.513.9240 x2513.