Q&A with SPHIS 2017 Alumna of the Year, Dr. Natasha DeJarnett
Dr. Todd Misener Named Oklahoma State University’s Chief Wellness Officer
Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Scott Maymon Q&A
Does Healthy Food Cost Too Much?
Lessons in Leadership: Taking New Knowledge Into the Field of Practice
Alumni turn out for the Practicum and Networking Fair
2016-17 Alumni Fellow, Dr. Matthew Groenewold
2015-16 Alumni Fellow, Dr. Therese Hughes
Alumnus Spotlight: Dr. Ray Yeager
Advice to SPHIS Graduates
Alumna Spotlight: Emily Sweet shares how Grand Canyon visitors benefit from public health education
Alumnus Spotlight: Dr. Lewatis McNeal
Q&A with 2018 SPHIS Alumna of the Year, Dr. Avonne Connor
Q&A with SPHIS Alumna, Keisha Dorsey
Unique relationship between SPHIS and city’s public health department
SPHIS alumna, Janikaa Sherrod, prepares to “kick cancer’s butt”
SPHIS Alumni Wisdom
Q&A with SPHIS Alumnus, Allen Rakotoniaina, MPH
2019 SPHIS Graduation Awards & Honors
Q&A with SPHIS Alumna, Tionne Goodson, MPH
SPHIS alumna helps develop opioid toolkit for employers
Q&A with SPHIS Alumnus, Dr. Andrew McCart
Find your ikigai-- Q&A with SPHIS alumna, Dr. Nida Ali
Alumnus Spotlight: Dr. Duke Appiah
2020 Commencement Awards
Congratulations May 2020 Graduates
Recent graduate, Suur Ayangeakaa, reflects on her experience at SPHIS
Alumni stories from the front line of COVID-19
SPHIS connections lead to career for alumna Lori Droege
Alumni spotlight: Selma Avdic
SPHIS Alumna Spotlight: Sashia Torres
Alumna Spotlight: Q&A with Molly O' Keefe
Q&A with recent graduate, Jack Pfeiffer
Q&A with SPHIS Alumna Anne Spicer, Health Operations Program Manager at Apple
Alumna Spotlight: Sarah Kendrick
Q&A with SPHIS Alumna Nikka Sorrells
Congratulations May 2022 Graduates
Alumni Testimonial: Arinjita Bhattacharyya reflects on time at SPHIS
Summer 2022 Graduates
December 2022 Graduates & Award Winners
SPHIS Community Advisory Board Spotlight: Chair Heidi Margulis


Upcoming Events

2020 Commencement Awards

SPHIS Award Winners

Congratulations to all SPHIS students who graduated in May 2020. View the complete list of graduates. 

Join us in congratulating the following SPHIS commencement award winners.

Outstanding Student

Maria Shields

Banner Bearer

Monica Jackson 

SPHIS Dean’s Award  

Mike Sekula  – Doctoral 
Stephie Abraham – Graduate  
Rita Ackah – Undergraduate

Service Award

Ashlee Van Schyndel – Graduate  
Nyet Abraha – Undergraduate

Omnicron Delta Kappa Honor Society

Meredith Cahill - Undergraduate

Undergraduate Research Award

Gabrielle Farley

Delta Omega Honor Society Inductees

Suur Ayangeakaa – Doctoral
Mike Sekula – Doctoral
Connie Mendel – Graduate
Meredith Cahill – Undergraduate

Dean’s Citations

T’Shura Ali
Arinjita Bhattacharyya
Joseph Holland
Stacey Konkle
Whitney Rogers
Michael Sekula
Ashlee Van Schyndel
Giang Vu

Graduate School Virginia Madden Award

Ashlee Van Schyndel

Honors Scholar

Tori Clemons

Cum Laude

Nyet Abraha
Joyce Adane
Milan Doan
Igwe Onyemaechi
Andrea Jordan
Kara Mitchell
Allie Narowski
Fama Ndiaye
Tanner Rawlins
Meghan Smith
Taylor Young

Magna Cum Laude

Rita Ackah
Katrina Dunn
Caroline McCracken
Orion Rushin
Victoria Whitaker

Summa Cum Laude

Meredith Cahill
Victoria Clemons
Gabrielle Farley
Maria Shields
Aisha Wilson

2020 Student Awards -- University of Louisville 

We would like to recognize the public health students who received university-wide awards this semester

CCU Outstanding Sophomore Student Award

Ugonna Okorie

CCU Outstanding Senior Student Award

Rita Ackah

CCU Outstanding Student Awards for Graduate and Professional Students

Shakeyrah Elmore
Joseph Lee Holland

Outstanding Student Employee Award

Eriqc Lumzy - SPHIS Undergraduate Student Services

Cardinal Award of Excellence

Rita Ackah

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