Local students among 775 graduates at University of Nebraska-Lincoln Print
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Written by Tom Simons   
Tuesday, 20 August 2013 11:35

LINCOLN, NE (08/19/2013)(readMedia)-- The University of Nebraska-Lincoln granted degrees to approximately 775 students at commencement exercises Aug. 16 and 17. The graduates included:

Rock Island: Tyler Michael Reyes , College of Arts and Sciences, bachelor of arts .

Eldridge: Shane E. Gehring , Graduate College, master of business administration .

The graduates are from 34 states and 24 countries.

The ceremonies were the first events conducted in Lincoln's new 15,000-seat Pinnacle Bank Arena. The graduates are from 34 states and 24 countries.

Jay Storz, associate professor of biological sciences at UNL, delivered the address at the Aug. 16 ceremony for graduate and professional degrees. Lance Morgan, co-founder, president and chief executive officer of Ho-Chunk Inc., delivered the address at the Aug. 17 ceremony for bachelor's degrees and received the Builder Award, recognizing his service to the state and university. Ho-Chunk Inc. is the award-winning economic development corporation owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.

A full list of graduates can be found at http://newsroom.unl.edu/releases/downloadables/msword/20130816gradlist.txt. The list includes 11 students who received degrees from the University of Nebraska at Omaha College of Public Affairs and Community Service, but studied on the UNL campus.