Thursday, January 15, 2015

Wyandotte County students earn degrees from Baker University

KANSAS CITY, KAN. - More than 500 undergraduate and graduate students at Baker University received their degrees during commencement ceremonies Dec.14 at the Collins Center on the Baldwin City campus.

Those graduates from Wyandotte County include:


  •  Erica McDonald, Master of Arts in Education
  •  Latisia Craig, Master of Science in Special Education
  •  Carla Estell, Master of Arts in Education
  •  LaToya Etiobhio, Master of Business Administration
  •  Rachel Felich, Master of Science in Special Education
  •  Amanda Holter, Bachelor of Arts
  •  Karen King, Master of Business Administration
  •  Audrey Lauber, Master of Arts in Education
  •  Kimberlee McCannon, Bachelor of Business Administration
  •  Alisha McKoy, Master of Business Administration
  •  Tiffany Mellott, Bachelor of Business Administration
  •  Bradley Rose, Master of Liberal Arts
  •  Joshua Rueff, Bachelor of Business Administration
  •  Rachelle Vaughan, Master of Arts in Education
  •  Valencia Williams, Master of Business Administration
Baker, the first university in Kansas, has been listed among the top schools in the Midwest in the annual college rankings by U.S. News & World Report, and selected as a top school in the Midwest by The Princeton Review. Baker has the top four-year graduation rate in Kansas for private and public institutions, according to rankings in the Chronicle of Higher Education.

The University serves nearly 3,200 students through the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Education undergraduate programs in Baldwin City; the School of Nursing in Topeka; the School of Professional and Graduate Studies in Overland Park, Kan.; Topeka, Kan.; Wichita, Kan.; and Kansas City, Mo.; Lee's Summit, Mo.; and the School of Education in various locations in the area.