Baker University will honor graduates with two commencement ceremonies Sunday, Dec. 17, at the Collins Center on the Baldwin City campus.

The undergraduate degree ceremony for the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Professional and Graduate Studies, School of Nursing, and School of Education will be at 1 p.m. The ceremony for graduates who have earned master’s and doctoral degrees from the School of Education and the School of Professional and Graduate Studies will be at 4 p.m.

John Musgrave will deliver the keynote address for both ceremonies. Musgrave is a poet and storyteller and served as a spokesperson for the Live POW Movement. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps at age 17 and served in Quang Tri Province, Northern I Corps in Vietnam. Because of wounds received in combat, he was medically retired in 1969. He was a proud student at Baker University from 1969 to 1971 and graduated from Ottawa University.

View Commencement Ceremonies online:

Undergraduate Degrees | 1 p.m.

Graduate Degrees | 4 p.m.

Here are the Baker University degree candidates for undergraduate recognition from the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education:

Abdullah Alrashed, Manhattan, KS; Craig J. Bolton, Drexel, MO; Benjamin E. Carpenter, Spring Hill, KS; Tyler J. Cawley, Baldwin City, KS; Clarence E. Clark, Baldwin City, KS; Bailey R. Conklin, Roeland Park, KS; Amanda S. Conrade, Topeka, KS; Mykaela L. Cross, Baldwin City, KS; Robert L. Dawdy, Dardenne Prairie, MO; Kady E. Dieringer, Saint Louis, MO; Lora A. Finley, Altamont, KS; Elle K. Fredrickson, Hutchinson, KS; Alicia R. Gascoigne, Baldwin City, KS; Makenzie S. Hanson, Lawrence KS; Brenna K. Herdman, Vassar, KS; Krista D. Hill, Pflugerville, TX; Darrel K. Holden, Shawnee, KS; Victor R. Hughes, Fort Scott, KS; Austin C. Jackson, Leavenworth, KS; Michaela M. Jamison, Shawnee, KS; Quanzee D. Johnson, Shawnee, KS; Taylor H. Johnson, Flower Mound, TX; Marcus A. Jones, Sandy, UT; McKenzie J. Kula, Lawrence, KS; Brock W. Mick, Plattsburg, MO; Mackenzie R. Mitchell, Olathe, KS; Matthew J. Mogle, Columbus, KS; Madison P. Nedved, Littleton, CO; Marilee O. Neutel, Lawrence, KS; Damon Nolan, Murrieta, CA; Haleigh Offield, Baldwin City, KS; Joshua R. Ortiz, Valley Center, KS; Darrell T. Randall, Stilwell, KS; Heather A. Riddle, El Dorado, KS; Austin M. Shrout, Blue Springs, MO; Rebecca L. Simkins, Merriam, KS; Dorion L. Smith, Overland Park, KS; Julia A. Southern, Gardner, KS; Brittany K. Tompkins, Baldwin City, KS; Roseanna L. Williams-Richmond, Kansas City, KS; Allie N. Zahn, Pleasant Hill, MO; Jessica R. Abendroth, Holton, KS; Cody T. Barger, Lawrence, KS; Katherine E. Cleary, Overland Park, KS; Ryan C. Debus, Meriden, KS; Taylor A. Dunagan, Topeka, KS; Abbigail J. Eisenhut, Topeka, KS; Baleigh Haag, Wichita, KS; Helen Hawkins, Lawrence, KS; Morgan L. Hofmeister, Louisburg, KS; Katelynn S. Hoobler, Holton, KS; Lakisha F. Irwin, Raytown, MO; Taylor L. Knoth, Topeka, KS; Amanda R. Lasswell, Topeka, KS; Megan Lee, Topeka, KS; Joseph E. Litfin, Topeka, KS; Rachel McGhee, Olathe, KS; Jamesha S. Murry, Lawrence, KS; Carrie G. Pierpont, Topeka, KS; Courtney D. Schumacher, Topeka, KS; Grace M. Sexton, Abirene, KS; Breton Sloop, Lawrence, KS; Erinn Steere, Topeka, KS; Shelby M. Succi, Burlingame, KS; Sarah G. Swicegood, Manhattan, KS; Molly E. Thomas, Topeka, KS; Tori E. Tomlinson, Osage City, KS; Lisa M. Tran, Lawrence, KS; Courtney Treinen, Osage City, KS; Samantha L. Twenhafel, Nortonville, KS; Brianna M. Vann, Topeka, KS; Larry T. Westbrook, Topeka, KS; and Angela M. Zielinski, Burlingame, KS.

Here are the Baker University degree candidates for undergraduate, master’s and doctoral recognition from the School of Professional and Graduate Studies and School of Education:

Gary Anderson, Dahinda, IL; Timberley Artzer, Kansas City, MO; Passion Bailey, Topeka, KS; Ciera Brantley, Kansas City, KS; Amanda Chambers, Wichita, KS; Rachel Deaver, Topeka, KS; Bledsoe Dustin, Holt, MO; Destany Fenton, Independence, MO; Amanda Fuller, Lenexa, KS; Shayla Hickerson, Belton, MO; Shane Juchter, Lee’s Summit, MO; Justin Kaub, Ottawa, KS; Audrey Kelley, Kansas City, MO; Brett LaRue, Eudora, KS; Bryan Laurie, Graham, WA; Monica Mares, Riverside, CA; Brandon May, Lawrence, KS; Anthony Mitts, Blue Springs, MO; Lauren Moore, Waverly, KS; Chris Mozinski, Independence, MO; Jessica Munson, Lawrence, KS; Jennifer Osborn, Topeka, KS; Jai Pate, Excelsior Springs, MO; Dustin Roe, Saint Joseph, MO; Roneisha Russell-Bonwell, Kansas City, MO; Amy Smith, Overland Park, KS; Stacy Soto, Olathe, KS; Michael Spears, Monument, CO; Corey Surette, Harrisonville, MO; Roy Williams, Lenexa, KS; Brandon Elmore, Paola, KS; Jack Lucas Highland, CA; Michael Mills, Wichita, KS; Thomas Ribelin, Crown Point, IN; Mary Sheridan, Lawrence, KS; Shawn Vecellio, Kansas City, MO; Earl Barnes, Lawrence, KS; Kayla Boyd, Wichita, KS;
Laura Bradley, Waverly, KS; Chris Breeden, Eskridge, KS; Teisha Carpenter, Marion, KS; Laconya Clemons, Overland Park, KS; Ashley Cobb, Topeka, KS; Matthew Cobb, Topeka, KS; Anthony Cook, Clarksville, TN; Carol Dayhoff, Overland Park, KS; Jessica Finch, Lawrence, KS; Terence Gallagher, Topeka, KS; Megan Gosser, Baldwin City, KS; Tamira Habig, Topeka, KS; Andrea Hainline, Hoyt, KS; Derek Haller, Alma, KS; Aaron Hanson, Goddard, KS; David Harper, Topeka, KS; William Huffman, Lawrence, KS; Jennifer Hughes, Maize, KS; Aaron Jones, Berryton, KS; SharRhonda Kelly, Blue Springs, MO; James Kent, Topeka, KS; Mark Kitchen, Topeka, KS; Tex Manuel II, Netawaka, KS; Juan Marin, Topeka, KS; Elisabeth McGill, Independence, MO; Ryan McGill, Independence, MO; Amber Miller, Topeka, KS; Kellee Miller, Austin, TX; Douglas Minshall, San Diego, CA; Cody Nelson, Andover, MN; Brittany Novak, Lawrence, KS; Liz Roberson, Lawrence, KS; Jennifer Rohr, Meriden, KS; Kasey Rowley, Greenwood, MO; Stephanie Sellmeyer, Olathe, KS; Samantha Sevart, Chanute, KS; Blake Smith, Topeka, KS; Matthew Spencer, Gardner, KS; James Williams, Blue Springs, MO; Christy Dye, Gardner, KS; Ashley Hoge, Bothell, WA; Michelle Bowman, Topeka, KS; Kyle Jorgensen, Lee’s Summit, MO; LaTina Young, Overland Park, KS; Mark Cole, Goddard, KS; Nicholas Darrah, Olathe, KS; Alex Echavarria, Overland Park, KS; Joy Greenwood, Kansas City, MO; Amy Hall, Shawnee, KS; Leonard Herrman, Larned, KS; Tonya Higgins, Raytown, MO; Benett Hoglund, Overland Park, KS; Carla Jones, Kansas City, KS; Kristen Leech, Gladatone, MO; Dana Lormor, Overland Park, KS; Matin Malekyar, Overland Park, KS; Dakota Mason, Overland Park, KS; Michelle Newman, Middleburg, FL; Caroline Redmond, Santa Clarita, CA; Alexus Renyer, Lenexa, KS; Shelby Revelle, Topeka, KS; Alexandra Scott, Kansas City, MO; Cheryl Smith, Kansas City, KS; Okemar Weatherall, Mesquite, TX; Christopher Bean, Lee’s Summit, MO; Julie Scott, Topeka, KS; Carmen Haas, Overland Park, KS; Stacia Brown, Kansas City, MO; Amy Cordova, Platte City, MO; John Davison III, Saint Joseph, MO; Deanna Feeback, Raymore, MO; Kevin Gerke, Belton, MO; Patricia Hayes, Blue Springs, MO; Matthew Kokela, Shawnee, KS; Bobbi McDougle, Kansas City, MO; Sharon Walker, Prairie Village, KS; Tammy Whitlow, Shawnee, KS; Seth Carter, Colby, KS; Dana Jackson, Kansas City, KS; Kay King, Pleasant Hill, MO; Sarah Robb, Chanute, KS; Gina Wyant, Gardner, KS; Kelly Anderson, Mission, KS; Ginger Ballaibe, Platte City, MO; Carey Bowden, Wellsville, KS; Hannah Brockmeyer, Overland Park, KS; Allison Budke, Overland Park, KS; Sara Butler, Olathe, KS; Sonia Carenas, Olathe, KS; Lori Colvin, Mulvane, KS; Jessica DeWild, Olathe, KS; Sarah Dodd, Olathe, KS; Laura Emery, Overland Park, KS; Rachel Epperson, Kansas City, MO; Mallory Espeset, Shawnee, KS; Megan Evans, Olathe, KS; Elise Fee, Overland Park, KS; Michael Fox, Rose Hill, KS; Daniel Grater, Manhattan, KS; Jenna Grater, Manhattan, KS; Kelly Grudowski, Wichita, KS; Maxine Harris, Wichita, KS; Deborah Hobelman, Leavenworth, KS; Cathy Holtorf, Gardner, KS; Alex Houlton, Overland Park, KS; James Jensen, Merriam, KS; Chelsea Johnson, Lawrence, KS; Ira Johnson, Lawrence, KS; Sarah Jones, El Dorado, KS; Nolan Lewis, Lenexa, KS; Sarah Marcum, Spring Hill, KS; Ann Metcalfe, Minneapolis, KS; Kelsey Nelson, Leonardville, KS; Sean O’Callaghan, Topeka, KS;
Sarah Ortiz, Fort Calhoun, NE; Alison Peissig, Pratt, KS; Amanda Rawls, Salina, KS; Stacy Reed, Wichita, KS; Abbie Roser, Shawnee, KS; Elizabeth Schuller, Overland Park, KS; Amanda Shaw, Overland Park, KS; Amanda Shelley, Olathe, KS; Hilary Sirridge, Platte City, MO; Hilary Thomas, Evans, GA; Megan Troutman, Kansas City, MO; Jamie Ukena-Prockish, Wamego, KS; Lauren Williams, Olathe, KS; Brooke Wornkey, De Soto, KS; Laura Anderson, Olathe, KS; Patrice Anderson, Lawrence, KS; Val Corpening, Scranton, KS; Zachariah Ewing, Kansas City, MO; Steven Hanna, Paola, KS; Michael Henry, Keller, TX; Dena Hernandez, Beeville, TX; Cory Huggins, Shawnee, KS; Jesse Johnson, Lee’s Summit, MO; Jennifer Kennedy, Topeka, KS; Sarah Lippe, Lee’s Summit, MO; Suzanne McEvoy, Independence, MO; Julia O’Kelley, Edwardsville, KS; Charlene Plotycia, Kansas City, KS; Kayla Smith, Kansas City, MO; Michelle Speer, Basehor, KS; Zane Steves, Baldwin City, KS; David Wallace, Kansas City, MO; Rachel Whitten, Olathe, KS; Travis Williams, Indian Land, SC; Alaa Aboushamala, Wichita, KS; Seth Alford, Lawrence, KS; Briana Anderson, Topeka, KS; Tina Bonwell, St Joseph, MO; Molly Bostwick, Overland Park, KS; Andrew Brookens, Lawrence, KS; George Brophy, Kansas City, MO; Tracy Cass, McPherson, KS; Benjamin Chamberlain, Grosse Pointe Woods, MI; David Coleman, Tecumseh, KS; Melissa Crawley, Kansas City, MO; Danielle Denton, Lawrence, KS; Melissa Dray, Lawrence, KS; Gerald Duru, Kansas City, MO; Roney Eapen, Olathe, KS; Rebecca Fanning, Kansas City, KS; Jason Flory, Lawrence, KS; Patricia Goodwin, Overland Park, KS; Joshua Gronniger, Kansas City MO; Bavly Hanna, Leawood, KS; Micah Harman, Topeka, KS; John Harris, Kansas City, KS; Kimie Hicks, Blue Springs, MO; Thomas Hoffer, Topeka, KS; Ty Hysten, Topeka, KS; Lennie Jackson, St. Joseph, MO; Jamela Johnson, Kansas City, MO; Tisha Johnson, Wichita, KS; Bradley Jones, Shawnee, KS; Annemijn Koenen, Kansas City, MO; Greg Love, Lee’s Summit, MO; Nathan Martin, Kansas City, MO; Shanandoah McRedmond, Bakersfield, CA; Chad Murrow, Frontenac, KS; Amy Northrop, Lawrence, KS; Lisa Odum, Overland Park, KS; Phillip Oliver, Wichita, KS; Jamie Pina, Santa Fe, NM; Shanna Plunket, Odessa, MO; Tracy Pruden, Topeka, KS; Chelsea Pulse, Saint Joseph, MO; Zachary Ramsey, Kansas City, KS; Chethan Rao, Tampa, FL; Michael Reedy, Shawnee, KS; David Richardson, Prescott, AZ; Joey Roberts, Kansas City, KS; Joseph Roberts, Mableton, GA; Eric Rohleder, Topeka, KS; Charles Rohr, Arkansas City, KS; Anthony Russell, Overland Park, KS; Livia Sexton, Lawrence, KS; Abigail Smith, Kansas City, MO; Andrea Smith, Nixa, MO; Eric Smith, Springfield, MO; Jacob Stucky, Sabetha, KS; Lindsay Taylor, Berryton, KS; Micah Thurman, Bel Aire, KS; Patrick Vandagriff, Papillion, NE; Kevin Vierling, Topeka, KS; Michael Vierling, Topeka, KS; Victoria Watts, Lee’s Summit, MO; Jessica Wegener, Lee’s Summit, MO; Matthew Weis, Lawrence, KS; Kara White, Alexandria, VA; Yolanda White, Wichita, KS; Arteshia Williams, Kansas City, MO; Keith Wilson, Wichita, KS; Sheryl Baker, Wichita, KS; Jamison Carmichael, Manhattan, KS; Emily Driggs, El Paso, TX; Lauren Elwood, Wichita, KS; Christoper German, Peck, KS; Kelsi Horner, Lenexa, KS; Marcia Ladage Louisburg, KS; Cherise New, Lawrence, KS; Samuel Poland, Framingham, MA; Brenda Revard, Overland Park, KS; Mallory Riley, Meriden, KS; Amanda Robles, Farmington, NM; Amanda Ruby, Moses Lake, WA; Shelby Schiraldi, Shawnee, KS; Josha Lyn Schmitt, Lawrence, KS; Taylor Shuck, Lawrence, KS; Amber Singfield, Jonesboro, GA; Jaime Vazquez, Floresville, TX; La Manda Broyles, Topeka, KS; Heather Cress, Topeka, KS; Carissa Dickes, Kansas City, KS; Kristopher Didion, Olathe, KS; Nathan Eick, Olathe, KS; Aaron Frey, Sabetha, KS; Deborah Garner, Leavenworth, KS; Ashley Garten, Wichita, KS; Makenzie Gurss, Bel Aire, KS; Tyler Helton, Rose Hill, KS; Janine Henry, Emporia, KS; Jan Hicks, Olathe, KS; Fred Hollingshead, Topeka, KS; LuJuana Hopson, Olathe, KS; Nettie Johnson, Tecumseh, KS; Marisa Kelley, Mulvane, KS; Ryan Krzykowski, Olathe, KS; Kelli Kurle, Overland Park, KS; Sheila Lewis, Topeka, KS; Shannon Mann, Wichita, KS; Pinky McMillian, Gardner, KS; Tara Payton, Overland Park, KS; Matthew Pence, Olathe, KS; Ryan Reed, Topeka, KS; Tanya Richey, Topeka, KS; Nicole Robles, Olathe, KS; Aisha Smith, Grandview, MO; Scott Stecklein Topeka, KS; Asha Stewart, Wichita, KS; Heather Tow, Olathe, KS; Howard Tush, Topeka, KS; Josh Umphrey, Olathe, KS; Kristina Wilson, Wichita, KS; Daniel Ellis, Lawrence, KS; Greg Henning Baldwin City, KS; Matthew Jackson, Raymore, MO; Cody Melby, Bonner Springs, KS; David Nguyen, Lenexa, KS; Amber Reynolds, Oskaloosa, IA; and Jennifer Herdman, Garden City, KS.