Sociology and Criminology

faculty graduation


Commencement 2016

Spring 2016 Department Commencement Ceremony

Saturday May 7th, 3:30 pm Warwick Center Ballroom

Every year the Sociology and Criminology Department holds our own departmental graduation ceremony in order to give the students an opportunity to celebrate with family, friends, and their classmates and professors in a more intimate setting. This year, like every year we took the time to bid our students goodbye and good luck as they leave UNCW. The following students were recognized for their excellence in achievement for the Spring 2016 Commencement.

Student Awards

John H. Scalf, Jr. Outstanding Sociology Graduate Award
Nicklaus Andrew Selgren
Sociology Academic Excellence Award
Allison L Kiglics
Criminology Academic Excellence Award
Jackson Taylor Simmons
Criminology Student of the Year Award
Molly Catherine Jones
Student Speaker
Kelsey Elizabeth Gibbs
Name Reader
Kathryn Lorraine Burnham

Double Majors


1. Communication

† Honors Graduate

2. Criminology

*** Summa Cum Laude

3. French

** Magna Cum Laude

4. Political Science

* Cum Laude

5. Psychology
6. Sociology

Our Spring 2016 Graduates

Masters in Criminology and Public Sociology

Robin Alexander Pascoe Andrew Scott Bartels
Rose Anna Domanico Tyler Michael McCarty

Sociology General

Daniel E Austin 2 Jessica Lynn Coulombe ** Allison L Kiglics Katie H Raynor

Cameron Douglas Cecil

Kayla Lynn Edwards Anna Elizabeth Lewis 4 * Melanie Ann Ritter 2
Shatia Arelle Cole 2 Breana Shanay Floyd Erica Marie Malpass 2 ** Nicklaus Andrew Selgren
Victoria Loren Cook Taylor Nicole Fowler 2 Kathleen Nicole Marino Emma Louise Stimac
* Garret Roger Corbett 2 Landon Ray Griffin Michael Thomas Rasberry Deas Manning Winborne
        Public Sociology           Public Sociology          Public Sociology             Public Sociology
Andre Von Elliott Megan Elayne Mauldin Hannah R Paddock 2 Halle Rae Steensen 2
* Lindsay Nicole Topping 2

                                                                                Public Sociology  

Andre Von Elliott Halle Rae Steensen 2
Megan Elayne Mauldin * Lindsay Nicole Topping 2
Hannah R Paddock 2

Public Criminology

Thomas Geoffrey Cregan 6 Paul James Markus 6


Daniel Simmons Ayscue

Nathan Randall Fett Colin Peter McManus *** Jackson Taylor Simmons
Matthew Gregory Barton Anastasia Forte Jarrell Stephen McQueen * Michael Farrington Smith
Kimberly M Benoit Honors * Kelsey Elizabeth Gibbs 5 William Alexander Meeks Nicholas Connor Smith
Alex Henry Benson Zachary Shane Godwin Kaitlin Leeann Merritt Trevor John Solis
Holly McGinn Black * Brittany Taylor Hash 6 William Ryan Minton Sabrina Stanley
* Harrison Corbett Booth Kelly A Heacox Abigail Leigh Moore 5 Madison Taylor Temple
William Paul Briggs Travis Durham Honeycutt Kimberlin St Claire Murray ** Alexander Michael Templin
Miranda Paige Britt Ryan Christopher Hudson Kevin Neal Nelson Lori Jay VanFossen
George Aaron Broadstreet Jerome Romeo Huff ** Anne Caitlyn O'Connell 5 Jennifer Carrie West Underwood
Kenneth Robert Byers Andrea Denise Jenkins ** Meghan Strode Petani Karcin Leigh Vick 5
Bradley Singleton Carter 5 Felicia Marie Jones * Johnathan William Pierce Jade Michele Watkins
** Erin Ashley Cox 6 Morgan Elizabeth Kendall Michael Thomas Pirozzi Honors * Cassidy Quinlan Wauters
Axis Jaileen Cruz Katie Li Kenupetski 5 Craig Clifford Ponder 1 Howard Dylan White
Jessie Marie Daly Brieana-Marie Norsworthy-Lingao 5 Ashley Lauren Richeson Lauren Ashlee Wilder
Lina Marie DiPietro Hayden Medina Lopez Kendall Wilson Rockett ** Brian Louis Wilson
Christa Taylor Diggs 5 Ashton Lee Lozzi 3 Mathew Ryan Rose 6
Matthew Emerson * Kindel Lee Mathis Victoria Sanchez 6
Caitlin Mara Evans 5 * Tyler Shawn McElroy Tyler Shaun Sanders