School of Information Sciences

iSchool Recognition Ceremony, April 28th, honored 2013 graduates!

On Sunday, April 28th, the iSchool hosted a recognition ceremony to honor 2013 graduates (covering the period from June 2012-April 2013). The event took place in the Seventh Floor Auditorium of Alumni Hall: a light reception followed. More than 300 guests participated in this celebration of student accomplishments. The keynote address was offered by Cynthia K. Richey, MLS ’72, who has been recognized locally and nationally for her service as a librarian, her contributions to the profession, and her support of the iSchool and the University of Pittsburgh. Mrs. Richey is the Director of the Mt. Lebanon Public Library, the Council Chair for the Pennsylvania Governor’s Advisory Council on Library Development, and the winner of a 2006 New York Times Librarian Award.

In addition to recognizing graduates, the iSchool announced the winners of several Student Awards, which have been funded by generous donors to the iSchool. The Dean recognized the following award winners:

Approximately 340 students have graduated, or registered to graduate as of April 22, 2013.

Bachelor of Science in Information Science

Anthony Alvarez
Chantz Anderson
Jonathan Armstrong
Daniel Astor
Sarah Barnett
Brittany Bartakovich
Gerard Bella
Lanette Braxton
Daniel Brown
Samantha Bycura
Timothy Cain
Michael Campbell
Amelius Carrillo
Alex Castanedez
Daniel Clayton
Matthew Condio
Neha Dandu
Michael Deangelis
Matthew Dunn
Ryan Earles
Godswil Ejoh
Patrick Every
Richard Fera
William Frazier
Yonah Gasa-Gara
John Gaunt
Thomas Graziani
Antonio Greco
Olivia Green
Zachary Hall
MD Nasif Hassan
Daniel Hefley
Kelsey Herbst
Jacob Hershey
Hillary Hoover
Yifeng Huang
Joseph Johnson
Meghan Kass
Idris Kasumu
Feras Khalbuss
Matthew Koerber
Alexander Krause
Charles Lepish
Cheryl Litzinger
Alexander Lumey
Christopher Martin
Michelle McCullough
Havard McCurdy
Joel Mendelson
Albert Miller
Daniel O'Malley
Lans Oscar
Derek Palladino
Yash Patel
Jackson Pearson
Christina Ranalli
Vincent Randazzo
Joshua Riley
Benjamin Ronallo
Anthony Sabilla
Matthew Scholz
Justin Shotsberger
Matthew Skundrich
Ashley Smith
Joseph Snyder
Steven Teierle
Keija Tian
Kenneth Town
Brandon Trecki
Andy Vudhipao
Julie Wilson
Thomas Wilson
Patrick Winterhalter
Michael Winters
Emir Yazici
Jennifer Yim
Yang Zhang

Master of Science in Information Science

Meysam Alizadeh
Ehsan Alizadeh Hesar
Rakan Alseghayer
Dmitriy Babichenko
Hatice Buber
Jie Chen
Yu-Ming Chen
Di Cheng
Mengyao Chu
Ezhil Manoj Cruz Micheal
Zheng Duan
Andrew Entin
Brennen Flaherty
David Galloway
Cheng Guo
Jill Hicks
Zilong Huang
Er-Jhen Jheng
Xiao Jin
Chakravarthy Koduru
Jidapa Kraisangka
Lei Lei
Moxuan Li
Zhuoran Li
Han Liao
Xiaolin Lin
Daw-Chih Liou
Chang Liu
Jinyuan Liu
Tong Liu
Di Lu
Xiaoxuan Ma
Steven Madara
Rocky Medure
Xiangyu Mi
Zhong Miao
Eric Miller
Aileonokhua Momoh
Malgorzata Mosiek
Thiagarajan Murugesan
Poornima Narayana Swamy
Adam Niederle
Michael Ockree
Thomas Pace
Ye Peng
Aditya Salunke
Justin Segriff
Jiayi Shen
Justin Swanson
Mark Swartz
Miao Tan
Kenneth Paul Thomas
Andrew Thompson
Guanda Wang
Yueyue Wang
Xidao Wen
Xiaolong Xu
Jiahua Yan
Hsiang-Ting Yang
Jiong Zhang
Lei Zhang
Ming Zhang
Sanqiang Zhao
Zheng Zhao
Siping Zheng
Raymie Zychowski

Master of Science in Telecommunications

Hussain Al Fardan
Marius Cuanda
Marcela Gomez
Qiuye Jin
Raksha Koirala
Anand Kothari
Ning Li
Ying-Chen Lin
Yuchen Liu
Ting Lu
Xiao Ma
Weiyun Mao
Kesavacharan Vedanabhatla

Master of Science in Library & Information Science

Amanda Aldous
Elizabeth Anderson
Megan Babal
Laura Barkema
Elizabeth Bates
Elizabeth Beckman
Joanne (Jody) Bell
Savannah Berg
Jessica Boudakian
Marian Buck
Hannah Buckland
Maria Burchill
Kristi Burgh
Roxanne Cain
Milana Capuzzi
Carla Carr
Tallie Casucci

Master of Science in Library & Information Science (continued)

Celia Caust-Ellenbogen
Ryan Champagne
Jennifer Chan
Amy Choate
Clayton Chowaniec
Seth Ciotti
John Clark
Caitlin Classen
Kimberly Collett
Sally Cooper
Marion Couch
Sarah Davis
Brian Dawson
Nanette Deremer
Karen Dettloff
Karin Dickens
Heather Dickerson
Molly Dickerson
Vanessa Dorman
Megan Duffy-Johnson
Michelle Dunaway
Sarah Ecklund
Ruth Erdman
Dana Farabaugh
Christopher Faulk
Emily Fear
Dane Flansburgh
Mary Fletcher
Kathryn Frey
Allison Gallaspy
Eleanor Gehman
Regina Gentile
Mary Elizabeth Gibbons
Kara Gilbert
Allyson Glazier
Nidya Gonzalez
Elizabeth Grace
Sandra Graver
Will Gray
Sierra Green
Sara Grubb
Sarah Grzebieniak
Michael Gubicza
Robert Guzman
Kristina Haluska
Nellie Hankins
Betsy Harbin
Zachary Hay
Nicole Held
Bryce Henry
Nonie Heystek
Caitlin Hieber
Alexandra Hilton
Melanie Hornbeck
Julianne Huber
Patricia Hurley
Matthew Hynes
Emily Jaquay
Amber Johns
Carolyn Jones
Jennifer Jumba
Elizabeth Kapel
Gretchen Kaser
Todd Kelley
Martha Knuth
Allison Koser
Alexander Kuchta
Dorie Kurtz
Lauren Kwasniewski
Rosalinda Linares
Anthony Lindenmuth
Tellina Liu
Ashlie Louie Sochor
Abbey Lukiewski
Kaitlyn Lyons
Rebecca Machado
Sara Mariacher
Jacqueline Marsh
Mildred Max-George
Evelyn McCarthy
Nicole McCourt
Cynthia McCoy
Elliot McNally
James McNeil
Johnna Melchiorre
Justine Melone
Bekezela Mguni
Katherine Milan
Erin Miller
Lauren Millikan
Kathleen Monti
Lisa Morein
Caitlin Morphew
Janice Muders Nocita
Robert Nardiello
Denise Naumann
Lia Nigro
Erin Nihiser
James Northway
Katherine Nussbaum
Nathan Owens
Brenna Painter
Kevin Pardon
Matthew Perrie
Denise Petrik
Rebecca Pfeifer
Leah Picker
Renee Pieschke
Alyson Pope
Kathryn Powell
Simon Rafferty
Taylor Reed-Young
Lauren Reiter
Pamela Richter
Hannah Rosen
Mackenzie Ross
Julia Rossi
Amy Rupert
Allison Scarberry
Teresa Scherping
Lynn Schuessler
Lauren Schultz
Anne Schwan
Adam Schwartz
Rachel Sharpe
Lisa Sisco
Stacey Skirpan
Laurie Slater
Christine Solymossy
Alexis Stapp
Madison Stubblefield
Lauren Stuparitz
Max Sudak
Amberlee Taylor
Maria Taylor
Christopher Todd
Lea Tomer
Patrick Trainor
Maria Truskey
Julia Viets
Sarah Voels
Marcus Waide
Jerry Wallace
Kimberly Walsh
Liangji Wang
Carrie Wardzinski
Rachel Weiss
Traci West
Laura White
Samuel Wicks
Jennifer Wiley
Patricia Winter
Monica Winters
Nathaniel Wolfgang-Price
Bingmei Yan
Christa Yenco
Alexis Yorczyk
Alan Zahorsky
Whitney Zernich
Tina Zins
Mengjie Zou

Certificate of Advanced Study in Library & Information Scienec

Vida Vaughn

Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science

Jonathan Grady
I-Han(Sharon) Hsiao
Danielle Lee
Huadong Wang

Doctor of Philosophy in Information Science with a Concentration in Telecommunications

Hammad Iqbal

Doctor of Philosophy in Library & Information Science

Jong Do Park

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