Two students received advanced degrees: Stephen Hren completed his doctorate degree in education and Robert I. Magelby earned a master of science degree in instructional technology and learning sciences. Hren graduated cum laude, while Magelby graduated magna cum laude.
Bachelor’s degrees in business were awarded to Sommar Johnson and Danielle Hansen. Alicia Cooper received a bachelor’s degree in family, consumer and human development; Shawn VanHorn received a bachelor’s degree in history; Alan Dennis and Valerie Patrick received bachelor’s degrees in interdisciplinary studies; and Katie Eberling, Amberlee Atwood Fielding, Joan Miller, and Shylo Robertson received bachelor’s degrees in social work, according to the information provided by USU-Moab.
Dennis and Fielding graduated cum laude, while Miller graduated magna cum laude.
Moab City Manager Donna Metzler delivered the commencement address. USU-Moab officials presented the family of Ruth James Dickerson with the Community Service Award for 2013. Julianna Thurston accepted the award on behalf of the family. Members of the Dickerson family established a scholarship for education majors attending college in Moab.