TAMIU Candidates for Fall 2006 Graduation Top 500

TAMIU Candidates Top 500 in Fall
2006 Commencement Exercises

On an unusually warm and sunny afternoon over 5000 attended Texas A&M International University's Fall Commencement Exercises for the University’s largest graduating class to date.

528 students were candidates for undergraduate or graduate degrees. The Keynote Address was provided by State Senator Stephen E. Ogden. The Distinguished Student Scholar address was provided by Marisela Cantú Reyes. 

Colleges and their respective candidates for graduate degrees are as follows:

College of Arts and Sciences

Master of Arts

Don F. Armenta, Mary Louise González, Michele Everett Lockhart, Moises Mendoza, Arn Ramírez and Pedro Rodríguez.

Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology

Laura Elisa Rodríguez.

Master of Public Administration

Rosalva Guerra and Adriana M. Gutiérrez.

Master of Science in Criminal Justice

Cristina D. Barrera, Prisma Karina López, Steven Earl McQuagge and Guillermo Vásquez Jr.

College of Business Administration

Master of Business Administration

Carlos Eduardo Abadia Soares, Alma Gloria Ancer Nevarez, Ronald Joseph Antosko,  Jesús  Araiza, Juan Carlos Arredondo Reyes, Paul Walter Bussenius, Rodolfo Angel Cantú-Treviño, Ixchele C. Castillo, Mirelda Cavazos, Miguel A. Escobedo,Brenda Lizeth Flores Cuéllar, Zoila Franco, Thomas D. Gammill II, Rafael García Quiñones, Violeta Nohemy Garza,  Ricardo Garza-Baez, Ramiro Gatica Jiménez, Brenda Janeth González and Celestino R. González.

Also, Stephanie Marie González, Oscar Hurtado, Jesús Roberto Juárez Jr., Juan Paulo Maldonado Lazos, Martha Luz Mejia Carrillo, Mija Ahn Mota, Susana Consuelo Olivares Huerta, Maria del Carmen Padilla Rodríguez, Edith Pérez, Aida Cristina Ramírez, Juan Carlos Ramos, Miguel Angel Roldan-Rebollar ,Takashi Sanehiro, Sheethal Surendran, Valerie Ann Tijerina,  Tania Lizzet Tovar, Fernando B. Vargas and Juan Francisco Vega Cázares.

Master of Professional Accounting

Efrain Batres, Gerardo Javier García, Héctor Linero Jr., Anna Laura Ramírez and Lizeth Vázquez.

Master of Science

Suresh Babu Abburi, Ravi Chandra Akkinapally, Mounima Nirmala Akula, Roberto René Casarez, Suresh Kumar Shukla Chandra-Sekhar, Roseline Francis, Neeraja Gara, Sukanya Gara, Haritha R. Gujjula, Sreekar Jakkula, Sivaram Choudary Jujjavarapu, Vinod Kakarla, Vidya Kantamneni, Jeetendra Kembura, Raghavender Reddy Kesidi, Raghavender Reddy Kura, Sandeep Lambu, Sridhar Babu Mandava, Ashok Mathew Koshy, Chetan Ram Moorjani, Lakshmi Deepti Muktinutalapati, Rajani Nimma, Ramesh Prajapati, Ravali Mohan Pulijala, Deepak Ramagiri, Divya Ramagiri, Shashikanth Santi, Rogelio José Soto and Srinivas Chary Thipparthy.

College of Education

Master of Science

Julio César Anguiano, Oscar Arreola, Sabrina Anel Cardona, Rosa Isela Carranza, Pablo Casarez, Imelda Graciela Chapa, Gladys G. Cisneros, Genaro Esparza, Joe S. Flores Jr., Patricia Galarza-Soto, Linda Michelle Garza, Melva Yvonne Garza, María Teresa González-Tamez, Rosa Isela Gutiérrez, Rebecca L. Hughes, Debbie Elaine Leija, Becky Jo Long, Amelia A. Magallanes, Erica Lisa Magana, Rosalba Martínez, Viola Villarreal Medina, Linda Lizzette Mireles, Selina Cárdenas Moncivais and Carmen Amparo Pompa.

Also, Ana Laura Ramos, Rosa M. Ramos, Anel Noemi Robledo, Erendira Rodríguez, Yadhira Rodríguez, Alfredo Salinas, Elvira Rosa Salinas, Griselda Sánchez, Janet Vela Villagrán, Alicia Villa, María G. Villagrán and Matias Ydrogo III.

Master of Science in Education

Consuelo Aguilar Arellano, Lolita Evangelina Ballesteros, Ángelica Hernández-Black, Teresa Suzanne Blackburn, Gerardo R. Castañeda, Patricia Garza Castillo, Miguel Ángel Chapa, Sonia Díaz, Gail Ann Dorrycott, Clotilde López Gámez, Roxanna Aurora Gaona, Nelly Gómez, Blanca Nery González, Érika Denise González, Laura Lisa González-Vázquez, Andrea Lynn Guerrero, Vanessa Lucinda Hinojosa Quintanilla, Angelina Jaime, Araceli I. Martínez, Elisa Martínez and Martha Melissa Mendoza.

Also, Claudia M. Palizo-Gabrillo, José Reynaldo Pérez III, Imelda Pito, Javier Reyes, Érika Bethsabe Reyna, Mario De Jesús Ruiz, Laura María Saldivar, Verónica Cuéllar Slaughter, Lisa Pulido Soto, Gladys Odette Tijerina, Adrianna Gaona Torres, Claudia Isabel Villa, Amy Jo Williams and Mario Alberto Zaragoza.

Dr. F.M. Canseco School of Nursing        

Master of Science in Nursing

Manuel R. Flores, Norma García, Graciela C. González, Rita Koch Haber, Marissa Jiménez, Julio Lujano III, Alejandro Madrigal, Barbara Ann Matelski, Claudio Alberto Ruiz, Griselda S. Salas, Martha B. Salinas, Sandra P. Santos, Yolanda Seibert and Alfredo Vela.

Colleges and their respective candidates for undergraduate degrees are as follows:

College of Arts and Sciences        

Bachelor of Arts

Amanda García Aleman, Azalea Almaraz, Sidney E. Ascencio, Roberto De La Garza Barrera, Regina Janell Bustillos, Mario Carreon, Cynthia Chávez, Monica Trinidad Contreras, Juan Ramón Cordova, Barbara F. Cruz, José Arturo Cuéllar Jr., Claudia Ivette Domínguez and Melinda Garza Elizondo.

Also, Jorge Armando Espitia, Magdalena Flores, María Cristina Gallego, Tania Dennise Gallegos Nochebuena, Erica García, Cynthia Maribel Godina, Alberto González Jr., Cayetana González, Martha E. González, Petra Ann Gregory  and Humberto Guerra Jr.

Tessa Lauren Haber, Rachel Annette Haugen, Jessica J. Hernández, Jesús Javier Hernández, Melisa Victoria Jasso Abrego, Selina Marie Lara, Joy Alise Leyendecker, Ma. Camille C. Liad, Janel Roxane Longoria, Moises Eliud López, Mayra M. Lugo and Juan Francisco Mares Jr.

Also, Lorena Martínez, Ricardo Alfonso Martínez, Héctor Armando Montemayor, Alejandro Montiel, Monica Lizette Morales, Jennifer Andrea Morrison, Reuben S. Njaa, Mohsen Kamal Omar, José Eduardo Pacheco, Nancy Ruth Pérez, Sagrario Pérez, Claudia García Ramírez, Rodolfo Jesús Ramírez, Claudia Elena Ramos, Leslie Ann Rangel, Elsa Real, Ricardo Rodolfo Rincón, Claudia Izar Ríos and Roxanna R. Ríos.

Héctor Rodríguez Jr., Stephanie Margarita Rueda, Karina Michelle Esqueda, Martin Santa Cruz, Alfredo Santos IV, Nancy E. Saucedo, Stephanie Solís Schnyder, Homero Tijerina Jr., Dora Evanna Trujillo, Lisa Jessica Trujillo, Raúl Uribe, Kristie Denise Valdez, Lucy Claudia Vargas, Erica Vela, José Angel Vela, Juan G. Villarreal, Rebecca S. Walker and José Luís Zamora.

Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences

Juan Gabriel Díaz, Anthony Filazzola, Adrian Garza, Sergio E. Leal, Patricia Ann Martínez and Verónica Solís.

Bachelor of Music          

María Evelia Guerrero-Parker and Jesús Gerardo Sifuentes.

Bachelor of Science

Nathaniel Alden Brown, Kimberly Cantú,  Diamantina Oralia Carreon, Elizabeth Cavazos, David Christopher Gómez, Oscar Alberto Gómez, Alejandra Hernández, Baldemar R. Hernández, Nilda Eliza Lira, Michael Martínez, Daniel Méndez, Raúl Fernando Palacios-Bruno, Jesús Dario Pérez, José M. Ramos, Jr., Nestor Rafael Serrato, Lydia Stella Valenzuela and Claudia Villarreal.

Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice

Antonio Barron, Melissa Adriana Cárdenas, Priscilla Yvette Cárdenas, Daniel Domínguez III, Gerardo Javier Escobedo, Evelyn Palacios, Christine Reneé García, Elizabeth Joana García-López, Gina Aurora Barba, Trisha Anne Hill, Enrique Jauregui III, Juan D. Juanes, Michael Edward Luna, José L. Macias, Cynthia Denise Martínez, Sivonney Alicia Molina, Monica Lozano Muriel, Gregorio Padilla, Homero Palacios, Ramiro Pérez III, Verónica Liza Pérez, Pedro Ramírez, Claudia Priscilla Rodríguez, Brenda Ruiz, Denise Salgado, Verónica Valdez and Roberto Villarreal.

Bachelor of Social Work          

Jesse González.

College of Business Administration

Bachelor of Business Administration

Barbara W. Ali, Daisy Jahzeel Almanza, Ricardo Antonio Aquino, Abby Ayala, Edward Baltazar, Adriana Fara Benavides, Leticia Bowles, Daniel Cantú, Ramón Casas, Reynaldo Guillermo Castilla, Pamela Castillo Lara, Aney Chávez, Rocío Ruby Chávez, Judith Lizbeth Coronado, Elida C. Flores, Carlos De La O III, Cindy Elizalde, Rafael Orlando Escobar, Oscar B. Espinosa Gutiérrez, Erick Esquivel Ayala, Gerardo Ramiro Esquivel, Ramón Estrada Jr. and Luís Alfonso Galván.

Also, Clarissa I. García, Nilda M. García, Reynaldo García III, Francisco G. Garza, Michelle Denise Gonzáles, Desiderio González, Adriana Yolanda González, Homero González, Irma González, José Alberto González, Nancy González, Tomás Jaime González, III, Gladys Guerrero, Tommy Guerrero, Rodolfo Guevara, David Anthony, Gutiérrez, David A. Gutiérrez, Denise Aileen Hale, David Hernández, Marco Antonio Hernández, Gloria Itzel Hinojosa, Jesús Francisco Imatzu and Elizabeth Inocencio.

Creston B. Jackson, Rodolfo Javier Jasso, Jr., Joanne Jimenez, Roberto Lara, Edgar Saul León, Lori Ann Leyendecker, Patricia Verónica López, Edgar M. Luna, Sergio Aaron Márquez, Belinda Martínez, Raúl Humberto Martínez, Richard Martínez, Roberto Carlos Martínez, Andrés Eduardo Medrano, Roberta Sonia Meza, José Molina Jr. and Javier Jorge Narvaez.

Also, Norma Cantú Nuñez, Elisa Carolina Pacheco, Agapito Pérez, Alexander Pérez, Angel Abraham Pérez, Jessica Diane Pérez, Larissa Yvette Pérez, Luís Felipe Quijano, Manuel Ramírez, Jr., Olga Cecilia Ramón, Rolando Ramos Jr., Carlos Rangel, Oscar Pedro Reniu, Francisco Javier Reyes,  Olga Elena Reyes Fraire, Lucina Guadalupe Rodríguez, Ricardo Rodríguez, Yanett Rodríguez, James Clinton Ross, Howard Edward Ruhlman, Blanca Nidia Salinas and Cecilia I. Salinas.

José G. Sánchez, Nora C. Reséndez, Oswaldo Sánchez, Rodolfo Sánchez, Dulce María Solano Domíngue, Érika P. Solís, Amanda Torres, Ana Érika Torres, Brenda Alicia Trujillo, Diana Carolina Valdez, Lourdes Kristina Valenciano, Rosario Lamar Vásquez, Ociel Vázquez, Christina Vela, José Luís Vela, Jr., Noé Zapata, San Juanita Ruby Zavala and Alfredo Zertuche.

College of Education

Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies

Margaret Verónica Gómez and Héctor Puente.

Bachelor of Science

José Angel Acevedo Jr., Dora Elia Alejandro, Rosario Rosales Alvarado, Verónica Reneé Benavidez, Iris Alejandra Bernal, Ángela María Cabriales, Jessica Camarillo, Julia Cantú, Sandra Araceli Castillo, Analee García Chapa, Taina A. Cruz, Jorge Oliverio de la Garza III, Aimee Nerin De la Miyar, Catalina De La Rosa and Elizabeth Esparza.

Also, José F. Esqueda, III, Adriana R. Estevis, Aurora Galván, Dalia María Ibarra, Julisa García, Sonia Andrea García, Aaron Garza, Diana Lourdes Garza, Karla Garza, Xochitl Yazmin Garza, Gabriel H. Gaytan, Sonia Gómez, Adriana González, Laura Y. González, María Christina González, Cristina Guardiola, Irasema Guillén, Elizabeth Guzmán, Monica Yvette Hernández, Claudia Herrera, Jerrod Ross Idle, Rebecca Anne Idrogo, Melissa Rebecca Juárez and Alfredo Leal.

María Elena Leal, Alma Laura Lerma, Carmen A. Lezcano, Christine Michelle Lozano, Cynthia Ann Mancera, Lizette Mancha, Alejandra Leticia Martínez Peña, Érika Martínez, Luís Martínez Jr., María Magdalena Martínez, Ruth Estela Martínez-Carvajal, Anetra Monique Matthews, Mariceli G. Mendoza, Marissa Celest Meza, Deanira Jade Morales, José Isidro Muñíz, Felipe Alejandro Muñóz, Lila Jacqueline Negrete, Sylvia Ann Nidey, Jesús Olivares Jr. and Araceli Orozco.

Also, Elda Guadalupe Quintero Grajeda, Andrea Lenée Ramírez, Monica Melissa Ramírez, Luís Rodolfo Rendón, Maricela Cantú Reyes, Humberto Rodríguez, Melissa Rodríguez, Eduardo Rodulfo, Ave Marie Rubio, Belinda Rocha-Salazar, Laura Elsa Sillas, Anthony Soler, María M. Soliz, Jeannette Terrones, Sonia Guadalupe Trejo, Marissa Cristina Uribe, Barbara Ramírez, Yvette Venegas, Edith Villarreal, Enrique Villarreal and Marcela M. Zamudio.

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies

Elsa Yadira De La Cruz, Laura Alicia Alvarado, Patricia V. Arámbula, Alejandra Lorena Arteaga, Margarita R. Brizuela, Jennifer Cherie Brown, Jennifer Dawn Butcher, César Samuel Caballero, Victoria Adriana Camacho, Rosa Casiano, Maribel De La Rosa, Liliana Diaz, Celina Odette Martínez, Cecilia Y. Garza, Destany Ann Garza, Johanna Yvette Garza, Rosa E. Garza and Melinda González.

Also, Rosa María González, Ana Cristina Guajardo, Damiana Guerrero, Gabriela V. Gutiérrez, Jessica Gutiérrez, Rosa Elena Jimenez, Rosalinda Lancon, Melisa P. Laurel, Patricia Liendo, Cassidy Ann Martínez, Theresa Martínez-Gómez, Rebecca Judith Méndez, Tracy S. Montemayor, Claudia Ochoa, Cheryl Christine Pérez, Yvonne Y. Piña, Sonia Araceli Prado, Liza Ramos, Maria Teresa Reyes (TAMU-CC), Betzaida Hernández Rojas, Vanessa Rena San Miguel, Sherri Lynn Sánchez, Ana María Treviño, Rosario Acosta Valdez, Janette Velazco and Kristina Kim Villarreal.

Dr. F.M. Canseco School of Nursing

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Adriana Ayssa Estimbo, Diana C. López and Juan J. Vega.

For additional information, contact the Office of the University Registrar at 956.326.2250.

The University will close for the holidays at noon on Friday, Dec. 22.  Offices will reopen on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007.

Despite office closures, registration for the Spring Semester 2007 continues 24/7at UOnline, located at schedule.tamiu.edu

Spring 2007 classes begin Tuesday, Jan. 16.


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