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Kansas State University Spring 2011 Graduation Candidates

Note to editors: Students are listed by county and hometown. If a student is receiving more than one degree, all degrees to be earned are listed with the student's name. 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. If a county or state is not listed, there were no graduation candidates from that area.
News release prepared by: Julie Fosberg, 785-532-2535,

Thursday, May 12, 2011


MANHATTAN -- More than 2,800 students are set to graduate from Kansas State University in ceremonies this spring.

Ceremonies on K-State's Manhattan campus will be Friday, May 13, and Saturday, May 14. Commencement for K-State at Salina was May 7.

K-State is awarding more than 2,100 bachelor's degrees, more than 550 master's degrees, more than 170 doctorates and more than 40 associates degrees. More than 55 students are receiving multiple degrees.

Candidates for graduation include:

South Carolina

Lugoff: Melanie C. Hoffman, Master of Science in Adult, Occupational and Continuing Education

Mount Pleasant: Alexander Redfield Jones, Master of Science in Apparel and Textiles


South Dakota

Custer: Cory J Murner, Master of Landscape Architecture

Rapid City: Benjamin David Allen, Master of Science in Family Studies and Human Services; Sam Hildebrand Nearhood, Bachelor of Arts