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Park University Announces Graduates from Camp Pendleton Campus

Camp Pendleton CA— Park University’s Camp Pendleton (California) Marine Corps Base Campus held its commencement ceremony on September 7 at the Pacific Views Event Center aboard base. The University had 128 students eligible to participate in the ceremony — five students received a master’s degree, 118 students received a bachelor’s degree, one student received a bachelor’s degree and an undergraduate certificate, and four students received an associate degree.

List of Graduate Degrees Conferred

(Name, Degree Concentration [if applicable], Hometown and High School Attended [if provided])

Master of Arts in Communication and Leadership
  • Tillery Stahr DiCenzo, Albuquerque, N.M. (attended South Summit High School, Kamas, Utah)
Master of Business Administration
  • Anthony W. Crowdus, Management Information Systems, Edwards, Calif.
  • Nikisha Preston, Business Administration, Torrance, Calif.
Master of Education
  • Jeffery D. Carter, Leading Adult and Organizational Learning, Los Angeles, Calif. (attended Susan Miller Dorsey High School)
  • Charnell Seana, Leading Adult and Organizational Learning, Compton, Calif.

List of Undergraduate Degrees Conferred

(Honors designation key ([at least 30 earned credit hours prior to the last term of enrollment at Park University]):

  • @ — Summa Cum Laude (3.9 to 4.0 grade point average)
  • # — Magna Cum Laude (3.7 to 3.899 GPA)
  • $ — Cum Laude (3.5 to 3.699 GPA)

(Name, Degree Concentration [if applicable], Hometown and High School Attended [if provided])

Bachelor of Public Administration
  • Widmive Cessous, Business Relations, Wesley Chapel, Fla.
Bachelor of Science
  • # Victor Javier Alcorn, Criminal Justice Administration/Security, Mission Viejo, Calif. (attended Tucson [Ariz.] Magnet High School)
  • # Cassandra Marie Allen, Business Administration/Management, San Clemente, Calif. (attended Santiago High School, Corona, Calif.)
  • # Milton L. Andrews, Business Administration/Management, San Marcos, Calif.
  • Mercedes Eliane Armstrong, Criminal Justice Administration/Corrections and Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Temecula, Calif.
  • Erika Bautista, Management, Twentynine Palms, Calif.
  • Philip C. Becker, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Temecula, Calif.
  • $ Louis Julian Beltran, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Administration/Security, Murrieta, Calif.
  • Robert P. Benavente, Social Psychology, Oceanside, Calif.
  • @ Niccola L. Gentile Bergendorff, Social Psychology, Oceanside, Calif.
  • Veronica Lechuga Bocanegra, Social Psychology, Apple Valley, Calif. (attended Victor Valley High School, Victorville, Calif.)
  • # Abigail Michelle Brinker, Criminal Justice Administration/Security, Twentynine Palms, Calif.
  • # James T. Brown, Management/Finance, West Henrietta, N.Y. (attended Rush-Henrietta High School, Henrietta, N.Y.)
  • Keith A. Caldwell, Social Psychology, El Cajon, Calif. (attended Patrick Henry High School, Roanoke, Va.)
  • Whitni O’Hara Calloway, Management/Computer Information Systems, Murrieta, Calif.
  • # Ramses Calvillo-Padilla, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Tucson, Ariz. (attended Rio Rico [Ariz.] High School)
  • Bernadina Cervantes, Management/Human Resources, El Paso, Texas
  • @ Roland E. Cleveland, Business Administration/Management, Murrieta, Calif. (attended Peoria [Ariz.] High School)
  • Melissa Cruz, Business Administration/Management, Perris, Calif.
  • $ Dylan Cummiford, Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, Oceanside, Calif.
  • Marla K. Curbelo, Management/Human Resources, Wildomar, Calif. (attended Temecula Valley High School, Temecula, Calif.)
  • # Richard C. De Mesa, Business Administration/Management, Murrieta, Calif. (attended Sterling Heights [Mich.] High School)
  • # Shavon Debarr, Business Administration/Human Resources Management, Twentynine Palms, Calif. (attended Laurel Park High School, Martinsville, Va.)
  • Keanna T. Dill, Social Psychology, Oceanside, Calif.
  • Isa D. Dooley, Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Oceanside, Calif.
  • Christopher S. Eichner, Business Administration/Management, Oceanside, Calif.
  • $ Cheryl Ann Elliott, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Fort Belvoir, Va.
  • # David F. Escalante, Business Administration/Logistics, Temecula, Calif.
  • @ Ishah Z. Figueroa, Social Psychology, Alpine, Calif.
  • Cristino Flores Jr., Management, San Marcos, Calif.
  • $ Regina Fox, Business Administration/Human Resources Management, Oceanside, Calif.
  • # Nathanael David Gilbert, Management/Marketing, San Clemente, Calif.
  • Travis R. Gilliland, Social Psychology, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Tehachapi [Calif.] High School)
  • @ Laura Gonzalez, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice Administration/Security, Chicago, Ill.
  • @ Richard Goodman, Social Psychology, Escondido, Calif.
  • $ Charles A. Goodson Jr., Business Administration/Management, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Darlington [S.C.] High School)
  • Dennis Edward Grove, Social Psychology, Springville, Utah
  • $ Eddie L. Hadley Jr., Social Psychology, Oceanside, Calif.
  • @ Katherine A. Hammac, Business Administration/Management, Oceanside, Calif.
  • Shannon R. Haynes, Business Administration/Management, Temecula, Calif.
  • $ Jasmin Hidalgo, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Vista, Calif. (attended Highland High School, Bakersfield, Calif.)
  • @ Jennifer Holtzleicer, Social Psychology, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Fike High School, Wilson, N.C.)
  • $ Salita Johnson, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Beaufort, S.C.
  • Kevin Brady Khair, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Laguna Hills, Calif. (attended Heritage High School, Leesburg, Va.)
  • $ Wayne Klamp, Business Administration/Management, Edmond, Okla. (attended Wheeler High School, Marietta, Ga.)
  • David J. Krievs, Business Administration/Finance, Bakersfield, Calif.
  • Emily Laparra, Social Psychology, Vista, Calif. (attended Hermitage High School, Richmond, Va.)
  • Natalie Nicole Leonberger, Business Administration/Management, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Grants [N.M.] High School)
  • Desiree M. Lilley, Social Psychology, Murrieta, Calif. (attended Waynesville [Mo.] High School)
  • Monte Z. Little, Computer Science, Ojai, Calif. (attended Palmer [Alaska] High School)
  • @ McKenzie J. Bixler Lovell, Social Psychology, Perry, Iowa
  • Jose M. Lugo, Business Administration/Human Resources Management and Business Administration/International Business, Murrieta, Calif.
  • @ Rex S. Lumabao, Business Administration/Management, Menifee, Calif.
  • # Connie Luna, Social Psychology, Oceanside, Calif.
  • Mary K. Macias, Social Psychology, Twentynine Palms, Calif.
  • $ Rio S. Magana, Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Temecula, Calif. (attended Homestead High School, Fort Wayne, Ind.)
  • Elva Marchio, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Lyndon B. Johnson High School, Austin, Texas)
  • Alicia Q. Marshall, Business Administration/Management, San Antonio, Texas
  • @ Christopher R. Martinez, Management/Logistics, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Nederland [Texas] High School)
  • Rashawn L. Mayweather, Management, Winchester, Calif. (attended Lovejoy [Ga.] High School)
  • @ Robert J. McElmurry, Business Administration/Management, Escondido, Calif. (attended Brodhead [Wis.] High School)
  • $ Markeshia Shaunta McGee, Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Northridge High School, Tuscaloosa, Ala.)
  • # Alexander Melendez Mencias, Business Administration/Finance and Business Administration/Human Resources Management, Oceanside, Calif. (attended William Chrisman High School, Independence, Mo.)
  • @ Gregory E. Miller, Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Temecula, Calif. (attended Placer High School, Auburn, Calif.)
  • Robert L. Montclair, Criminal Justice Administration/Security, Winchester, Calif.
  • @ Kenna Mooney, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Las Vegas, Nev.
    • Mooney also earned an Undergraduate Certificate in Terrorism and Homeland Security
  • # Roger L. Mulnix, Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, Temecula, Calif.
  • Anne Cecile Nguyen, Business Administration/Management, Westminster, Calif.
  • Franck B. Nzinga, Management/Computer Information Systems, Beaufort, S.C.
  • Reynaldo Santos Ortiz, Business Administration/Management, Fontana, Calif. (attended Fontana High School)
  • Amanda Leigh Peralta, Social Psychology, Peyton, Colo. (attended A.C. Reynolds High School, Asheville, N.C.)
  • # Summer R. Perez, Management/Healthcare, Temecula, Calif.
  • William D. Perry, Management/Logistics, Santa Ana, Calif.
  • Morgan A. Phillips, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Fremont, Calif.
  • Aaron W. Porupsky, Management/Logistics, Murrieta, Calif.
  • @ Kyle A. Prescott, Business Administration/Marketing, Twentynine Palms, Calif. (attended Diboll [Texas] High School)
  • # Brittany L. Rauch, Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Anson, Texas
  • Heidi Lynn Richardson, Social Psychology, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Moline [Ill.] High School)
  • @ Merlina Yakima Rios, Business Administration/Management, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Northwestern High School, Hyattsville, Md.)
  • $ Jose M. Roa, Business Administration/Management, San Marcos, Calif. (attended Chelsea [Mass.] High School)
  • # Jose DeJesus Rojas, Social Psychology, Vista, Calif. (attended Golden Valley High School, Bakersfield, Calif.)
  • James R. Rollins, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Oceanside, Calif.
  • @ Jason D. Rowley, Criminal Justice Administration/Security, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Cottonwood High School, Salt Lake City, Utah)
  • $ Travis Rush, Criminal Justice Administration/Corrections and Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, San Diego, Calif.
  • Jesse S. Saltzman, Management, San Marcos, Calif.
  • # Phillip N. Schmierer, Social Psychology, Camp Pendleton, Calif.
  • $ Steven Schutter, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Fairmont, Minn. (attended Fairmont High School)
  • @ Vanny J. Sim, Business Administration/Management, Oceanside, Calif.
  • $ Bryan D. Smith, Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Scappoose, Ore.
  • @ Dara Leigh Smith, Social Psychology, San Marcos, Calif. (attended Olathe [Kan.] North High School)
  • # Daphne A. Sotelo, Management/Marketing, Fort Irwin, Calif.
  • @ Matthew J. Sperry, Business Administration/Management, Severn, Md. (attended Kathleen High School, Lakeland, Fla.)
  • Thomas Charles Spies, Information and Computer Science/Software Engineering, Oceanside, Calif.
  • @ Brian C. Stirrat, Business Administration/Management, Oceanside, Calif.
  • @ Beau Robert Sweeney, Management/Computer Information Systems, Pismo Beach, Calif. (attended Arroyo Grande [Calif.] High School)
  • Sekou Toure Taylor, Information and Computer Science/Networking and Security, Corona, Calif. (attended Crest High School, Shelby, N.C.)
  • Michael W. Thierry Jr., Business Administration/Management, Perris, Calif.
  • # Rafael Trevino, Business Administration/Logistics, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Galena Park [Texas] High School)
  • # Maribel Valdez, Management/Human Resources, Temecula, Calif.
  • @ Alvaro A. Vasquez II, Management/Computer Information Systems, Murrieta, Calif. (attended Roswell [N.M.] High School)
  • @ Kaitlin Anne Vasquez, Management/Marketing, Murrieta, Calif.
  • Luis M. Vasquez-Estrada, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Oceanside, Calif.
  • Dominique Jamar Vaughn, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Stonewall Jackson High School, Manassas, Va.)
  • Niah Von Moos, Social Psychology, Menifee, Calif.
  • @ Brooke Valerie Walpole, Social Psychology, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Nanuet [N.Y.] High School)
  • @ Justin M. Walpole, Social Psychology, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Clarkstown South High School, West Nyack, N.Y.)
  • # Katie M. Ward, Criminal Justice Administration/Corrections, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Reed City [Mich.] High School)
  • # Tomina J. Ward, Management/Human Resources, Belle Chasse, La. (attended Danville [Ill.] High School)
  • # Rheanna N. Watkins, Business Administration/Finance, Temecula, Calif.
  • Angie Nicole Watson, Social Psychology, San Diego, Calif. (attended West Caldwell High School, Lenoir, N.C.)
  • Donald R. White Jr., Business Administration/Logistics, San Clemente, Calif. (attended Granite Hills High School, El Cajon, Calif.)
  • Nicholas A. White, Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Amber-Pocasset High School, Amber, Okla.)
  • Jasin A. Wilburn, Business Administration/Management, West Valley City, Utah (attended North Salem High School, Salem, Ore.)
  • Morgan A. Williams, Management/Human Resources, Spokane Valley, Wash.
  • $ Matthew E. Willis, Information and Computer Science/Computer Science, Temecula, Calif. (attended Mainland High School, Daytona Beach, Fla.)
  • $ LeVar S. Woods, Business Administration/Human Resources Management, Murrieta, Calif.
  • Ulice C. Young Jr., Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement, Escondido, Calif.
  • # Vivian Zorich, Business Administration/Human Resources Management, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Sierra High School, Manteca, Calif.)
  • Jacqueline S. Zyla, Social Psychology, Jonesboro, Ark. (attended Lincoln-Way Central High School, New Lenox, Ill.)
Associate of Science
  • Drivenel Alfred, Criminal Justice Administration, Delray Beach, Fla.
  • Jessie Christy DeLeon-Smith, Criminal Justice Administration, Oceanside, Calif.
  • Michael A. Judge, Information and Computer Science, Oceanside, Calif. (attended Central Montcalm High School, Stanton, Mich.)
  • Chase R. Sherrell, Social Psychology, Vista, Calif.
Undergraduate Certificate
  • Kenna Mooney, Terrorism and Homeland Security, Las Vegas, Nev.
    • Mooney also earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice Administration/Law Enforcement

About Park University

Founded in 1875 in Parkville, Mo., a suburb of Kansas City, Park University is a nonprofit, private institution that is a national leader in higher education. In 2000, Park achieved university status and now serves 16,500 students annually at 42 campuses in 22 states and online, including Parkville, Independence and Kansas City, Mo.; Lenexa, Kan.; Gilbert, Ariz.; Barstow and Victorville, Calif.; Austin and El Paso, Texas; and 33 military installations across the country. www.park.edu