ISU graduation ceremonies planned


POCATELLO — Idaho State University will be handing out 2,363 degrees and certificates at this year’s graduation ceremony taking place at 10 a.m. on May 5, 2012.
The degrees being awarded include 41 Doctor of Philosophy degrees, six Doctor of Education degrees, four Doctor of Arts degrees, seven Doctor of Audiology degrees, 30 Doctor of Physical Therapy degrees, six Educational Specialist degrees, 82 Doctor of Pharmacy degrees, 550 master’s degrees, nine Graduate School certificates, 1,193 bachelor’s degrees, 306 associate degrees, and 129 certificates from the College of Technology.
Outstanding Student Award recipients for 2012 are: Princess C. Young, Mountain Home, College of Business; Shalene M. Summers, Idaho Falls, College of Education; Kirstin J. Kooda, Idaho Falls, College of Pharmacy; Kelsey J. Petersen, Twin Falls, College of Arts and Letters, Fine Arts and Humanities; KC L. Harding, Boise, College of Arts and Letters, Social and Behavioral Sciences; Matthew D. Smitheram, Montpelier, College of Technology; Lacey Rahmig, Soda Springs and Shelley, Division of Health Services; Michael R. Shafer, Boise and Bakersfield, Calif., School of Nursing; Jariullah Safi, Rabwah, Pakistan, College of Science and Engineering, Engineering; Jeremy A. Farrell, Salt Lake City, College of Science and Engineering, Natural and Physical Sciences; Misty M. Strain, Moscow, Graduate School, Master’s Candidate; Kai-yi “Clark” Huang, Tainan City, Taiwan, Graduate School, Doctoral Candidate; and Chandrasekhar Potluri, Eluru, India, Graduate School, Doctoral Candidate.
A reception for graduates and their guests will follow the ceremony on the floor of Holt Arena. Interpreting service for people with hearing disabilities will be provided by the Idaho State University Disabilities Services.