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News release prepared by: Julie Fosberg, 785-532-2535, media@k-state.edu
Note to editors: If a county or state is not listed, there were no students earning degrees or honors from that area. If a Manhattan area address was given as a permanent address, the student will be listed in the permanent address county and also in the county for the high school of record.

Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010

K-STATE AWARDS 2010 SUMMER DEGREES, GRADUATION HONORS

MANHATTAN -- Nearly 550 students completed degree requirements from Kansas State University this summer, with 28 students earning graduation honors for their outstanding academic work.

Degrees earned include nearly 300 bachelor's degrees, nearly 200 master's degrees, more than 35 doctoral degrees and several associate degrees. Some students earned multiple degrees.

Six students graduated summa cum laude, K-State's top graduation honor. Ten students graduated magna cum laude and 12 graduated cum laude. Summa cum laude graduates earned a 3.95 or higher cumulative academic average at K-State. Students qualify for magna cum laude with an average of 3.85 to 3.949, and students with averages of 3.75 to 3.849 graduate cum laude.

Summer 2010 graduates had the option of participating in K-State's May 2010 commencement ceremony or fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 10-11.

K-State students earning degrees and students earning graduation honors include:

 

KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY SUMMER 2010 GRADUATES

OUT OF COUNTRY

AFGHANISTAN

Feraidon Farahmand Ataie, master of science in civil engineering; Ahmad Jawid Ebadi, master of science in adult, occupational and continuing education

BANGLADESH

Md. Shaidur Rahman, master of science in civil engineering; Md Sarwar Siddiqui, master of science in civil engineering; Sharmin Sultana, master of science in civil engineering

BRAZIL

Patrìcia Cristina Monteiro de Barros, master of science in psychology; Daniela Nath de Oliveira, master of science in grain science

CANADA

Victor (Shengyang) He, master of science in electrical engineering; Shoshana Kalfon, master of science in academic advising

CHINA

Xiuqin Bai, master of science in statistics; Xinyi E, master of science in grain science; Wei Gao, master of science in chemical engineering; Jianye Meng, doctor of philosophy in genetics; He Wang, doctor of philosophy in physics; Yujun Wang, doctor of philosophy in physics; Yue Wu, master of science in journalism and mass communication; Xiaofan Yang, doctor of philosophy in mechanical engineering; Tianhong Zhou, master of science in statistics; Jin Zou, master of science in chemistry

GRENADA

Nicole L. John, master of arts in sociology

INDONESIA

Pavani Lakshmi Ayyagari, master of science in computer science

INDIA

Vishal Bahirwani, master of science in computer science; Sunil Bansal, master of science in grain science; Ashim Dey, master of science in physics; Rohith Kumar Gali, master of science in biological and agricultural engineering; Shivananda K Garimella Purna, doctor of philosophy in grain science; Ranjit Prasad Godavarthy, master of science in civil engineering; Rakshit Nanjunda Gowda, master of science in industrial engineering; Amritraj Khattoi, master of science in electrical engineering; Vikram Kumar Kondapaneni, master of science in computer science; Sunitha Kopparthi, doctor of philosophy in electrical engineering; Greeshma Malgireddy, master of science in computer science; Sruthi Nagulavancha, master of science in computer science; Divya Neela, master of science in electrical engineering; Sakshi Pahwa, master of science in electrical engineering; Debjani Pal, master of science in biochemistry; Ashish Panday, master of science in computer science; Rohit Parimi, master of science in computer science; Stephanie Clarissa Sajuti, master of science in food science; Krishna Nagarjun Reddy Samanthula, master of science in computer science; Harish Surapaneni, master of science in electrical engineering; Sweta Sutrave, master of science in electrical engineering; Ravi B Thakur, master of science in electrical engineering; Lakshmi Deepthi Uppalapati, master of science in biomedical science

JAPAN

Takamasa Shinohara, associate of applied science and bachelor of science in aeronautical technology  

JORDAN

Yaseen Salah Alhaj-Yaseen, doctor of philosophy in economics

KENYA

David Odiwuor Okeyo, doctor of philosophy in horticulture

KOREA

Moon Bae Gee, doctor of philosophy in chemistry; Keun Yeong Kim, master of science in journalism and mass communication

NEPAL

Mukta Bahadur Bhandari, doctor of philosophy in mathematics; Naween Dahal, doctor of philosophy in chemistry; Tej Bahadur Shrestha, master of science in statistics

PERU

Jaime R. Peòa Baumann, bachelor of science in agribusiness; Mayra Isabel Rivarola Soerensen, cum laude with a bachelor of arts  

RUSSION FEDERATION

Olga Blase (Nikulina), master of accountancy

SAUDI ARABIA

Abdulrahman Sulaiman Althukair, bachelor of science in industrial engineering  

SENEGAL

Fatou Diack, master of arts in modern languages

SRI LANKA

Dimanthi Vihanga Jayatilake, master of science in agronomy; Shyamalee Kumary Serasinghe, master of science in statistics

SUDAN

Peter Michael Bulli Nyori, doctor of philosophy in genetics

TANZANIA

Philip Gabriel Mzava, master of science in civil engineering

TURKEY

Pinar Dagtepe, doctor of philosophy in chemistry; Muharrem Burak ÷nemli, doctor of philosophy in economics; Hakan Irfan Yasarer, master of science in civil engineering

UKRAINE

Anton Lyubinin, doctor of philosophy in mathematics; Svitlana Volkova, master of science in computer science