Spring 2020 Commencement

Spring 2020 Graduation Program

Welcome Speech

Vance Roley

Dean, Shidler College of Business

Commencement Speaker

Duane Kurisu

Duane Kurisu

Founder and Chairman
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Student Speakers

Kelly Zheng, BBA

Undergraduate Speaker

Philipp Steinmuller, MBA

Graduate Speaker

Leading up to May 15, we encourage graduates to share their photos or video clips of their favorite memories on Instagram, Twitter or Facebook with #ShidlerGraduate. We will share selected posts on Shidler College social media channels. If your account is private, please direct message your photo or video to @shidlercollege.

Check back here for more info. And mark your calendars for May 15.

Bachelor of Business Administration

  • Laila Abella
  • Chantelle Agag
  • Donnabelle Agtarap
  • Alexandra Alfred
  • Miriam Amar
  • Jonah Amaya
  • Christian Aoki
  • Janyce Apuya
  • Bret Armstrong
  • Jodi Backman
  • Desmond Bactista
  • Skye Celine Baker
  • Emily Ball
  • Leroy Banks
  • Maria Theresa Barayuga
  • Rita Jennifer Batara
  • Asialei Klassic Batungbacal
  • Mac Rommel Bautista
  • Samuel Behm
  • Gabriella Beikzadeh
  • Ashley Benn
  • Tyler Bihis
  • Marc Lawrence Bilen
  • Jordan Black
  • Jeremiah Blake
  • Steven Blasco
  • Andrew Blasko
  • Austyn Bongco
  • Karlyn Bonifacio
  • Matthew Braverman
  • Austin Brock
  • Luke Brown
  • Kathryn Byers
  • Brandon Cano
  • Gabrielle Carvalho
  • Andrew Cashdollar
  • Zachary Chang
  • Anna Chen
  • Irene Chen
  • Wenting Chen
  • Daniel Chin
  • Grant Choi
  • Sara Choy
  • Will Cockett
  • Greyson Cohen
  • Jillian Corn
  • Dylan Cotton
  • Jasmine Curl
  • Phillip Cyr
  • Marco Antonio De La Torre
  • Kelsey Dean
  • Miki Den Beste
  • Douglas Dieckgraefe
  • Linda Do
  • Amanda Doi
  • Hannah Domingo
  • Rachel Dunn
  • Louis Espinda
  • Nicolaas Esposito
  • Matthew Faima
  • Danielle Fernandez
  • Danica Joy Fernando
  • Samantha Flores
  • Kane Follows
  • Joshua Friedman
  • Kristyn Fujii
  • Kevin Fukumae
  • Corey Funai
  • Pierrce Furukido
  • Darren Jay Gamatero
  • Ashley Queen Ganti
  • Stanley Gaudion
  • Jeffrey Gelman
  • Ashleigh Geoghegan
  • Zachary Green
  • Huihui Guo
  • Emma Hanohano
  • Thomas Hao
  • Justin Hara
  • Traci Harrison
  • Christopher Harubin
  • Jerric Hays
  • Tait Heitz
  • Gavin Hiramatsu
  • Justine Po Ki Ho
  • Stephanie Ho
  • Kendra Horvath
  • Jiahong Huang
  • Jianhui Huang
  • Liqi Huang
  • Colton Hunter
  • Victoria Huynh
  • Naomi Ichishita
  • Brandon Ikeda
  • Michael Imai
  • Richelle Ishigami
  • Mari Ito
  • Young Hoon Jang
  • Stephen Jeffery
  • Joshua Jerome
  • Michael Jitchaku
  • Phanthawat Jiu-chaisak
  • Micah Ka‘aihue
  • Rachel Kaden
  • Charani Kalamulla-Waduge
  • Titus Kaleikini
  • Breeann Kami
  • Alec Kaneshige
  • Nainoa Kaneshiro-Reis
  • Olivia Keyes
  • Macey Kibota
  • Nicole Lee Kidd
  • Amber Kim
  • Bo Gyeong Kim
  • Mitchell Kim
  • Paul Kim
  • Scott Kim
  • Moana Kimura
  • Hunter Kirihara
  • Olli Kokko
  • Brayden Kubota
  • Alexus Kunitomo
  • Jocelyn Lam
  • Merrick Lambaco
  • Caren Lauffer
  • Cierra Lauro
  • Carmen Lavender
  • Chun-Sheng Lawn
  • Khoi Le
  • Natasha Lee
  • Kestrel Lehrman
  • Tammy Lei
  • Thomas Leisy
  • Gavin Lemasa
  • Aaron Leong
  • Aric Leong
  • Brandon Leong
  • Kimberly Leong
  • Radford Leong
  • Michelle Li
  • Taoran Li
  • Yijing Li
  • Kun Li
  • Jason Liang
  • Krystal Liang
  • Kevin Lin
  • Yongqi Lin
  • Jennifer Loo
  • Ryan Lowe
  • John Lum
  • Michelle Luu
  • Chloe Ma
  • Kahiau Machado
  • Keone James Machida
  • Joao Marco Maffini
  • Nicholas Manges
  • Jason Mathewson
  • Emma McGillicuddy
  • Ashley McKnight
  • Michael Mendoza
  • Adam Mix
  • Molly Miyamoto
  • Austin Moore
  • Chelsi Morishige
  • Ruri Murata
  • Tristan Murayama
  • Ai Nagahama
  • Sean Nagao
  • Jace Nakama
  • Dylan Nakamoto
  • Rison Nakamura
  • Cole Nakao
  • Guglielmo Nava
  • Ai Nguyen
  • Chuck Nguyen
  • Duy Nguyen
  • Caitlin Nishimura
  • Blaine Nohara
  • Jackson Norton
  • Anika Lariz Novio
  • Ayato Okuda
  • Bethany Okuna
  • Jamie Olney
  • Hanna Olsson
  • Derek Ong
  • Kelley Ota
  • Kenji Ouchi
  • Amy Ozee
  • Kezzo Jet Pacanuayan
  • Junxian Pan
  • Joyce Pang
  • Alexandra Lei Papagayo
  • Radoslav Parapunov
  • Maxwell Perry
  • Jessica Petersen
  • Hannah Petro
  • Nina Phan
  • Morgan Plunkett
  • Mesi Elizabeth Poloai
  • Corina Quach
  • Zigmars Raimo
  • Matthew Ramirez
  • Monique Frances Rapacon
  • Evan Reid
  • Zaldeen Reis
  • Mahliya Robles
  • Jansen Rodrigo
  • Erica Rodriguez Esquivel
  • Isis Romero
  • Elizabeth Samoa
  • Justin Sandler
  • Isabella Sato
  • Kristian Schenk
  • Miranda Schmillen
  • Mason Schwarze
  • Cody Shidaki
  • Kylie Shimada
  • Tyler Shimogawa
  • Reycine Silva
  • Todd Simonsen
  • Ingthacha Sirisrimangkorn
  • Aimee Slappay
  • Kendall Smith
  • Jordan Snow
  • Jackson Solomon
  • Richard Somera, Jr
  • Aaron Soon
  • Matthew Spencer
  • David Springhetti
  • Janae Stilwell
  • Jennifer Stockwell
  • Kimo Zachary Tago
  • Nicole Takamine
  • Joy Tan
  • Phuong Tang
  • Jordan Tano
  • Daniel Tarumoto
  • Kaitlyn Terayama
  • Aaron Thipphavong
  • Chao Tian
  • Jacob Tobias
  • Ryan Tong
  • Ann Tran
  • Nathan Tran
  • Sylvia Tran
  • Austin Troutman
  • Nicole Tsukiyama
  • Carlos Tucker
  • Janine Paula Tugaoen
  • Asher Uchiyama
  • Kylie Umebayashi
  • Kevin Valenzuela
  • Emily Vallejo
  • Jackson Van Eekeren
  • Spencer VanDerKamp
  • Astrid Ann Verdon
  • Josiah Villar
  • Anolani Jonnel Viloria
  • Allison Virbitsky
  • Trevor Virga
  • Jacqueline Vodak
  • Daniel Voelker
  • Tiani Wada-Sonoda
  • Baifeng Wang
  • Kaila Wang
  • Dustin Wengler
  • Asia White
  • Kennet Winden
  • Rose Wong
  • Kylynn Wooten
  • Zhi Wen Xue
  • Meika Yada
  • Breelyn Yamada
  • Yuya Yamada
  • Grasen Yamamoto
  • Noelle Yamamoto
  • Calvin Yang
  • Liwen Yao
  • Rachel Yasunaga
  • Jonathan Yi
  • Landon Yoshinaga
  • Camryn Yoshioka
  • Michael Yu
  • Chelsey Zeng
  • Emily Zheng
  • Kelly Zheng
  • Ziyin Zhou

BS in Travel Industry Management

  • Shumpei Asato
  • Shawn Ray Badillo
  • Princess Czarina Bumanglag
  • Madison Carlin
  • Franchezka Castillo
  • Sin U Chan
  • Sara Choy
  • Jacob Gonzalez
  • Taylor Hieatt
  • Eric Hong
  • Charleston Irebaria
  • Jennifer Jeong
  • Bryor Kaliko
  • Mia Kaneshiro
  • Jungyul Kim
  • Shawn Kitahara
  • Bailey Koerner
  • Taito Kondo
  • Ammi Kondou
  • Wai Kit Lau
  • Moon Jung Lee
  • Cheok Son Lei
  • Junjie Li
  • Qian Liu
  • Shera Jane Malaqui
  • Daniel Manzano
  • Shanel Moore
  • Mickey Morikawa
  • Royce Nelson
  • Dominique Ocampo
  • Darin Ogino
  • Tara-Ann Marie Pacubas
  • Casey Proffitt
  • Jadelyn Raza
  • Briana Ribillia-Ramones
  • Eisei Shigeta
  • Bailey Stephens
  • Tara-Maria Sua'ava
  • Jeffie Sun
  • Hanah Sutich
  • Kyle Swardenski
  • Angeline Tai
  • Royce Takahashi
  • Nagisa Takeuchi
  • Lj Immanuel Tamayo
  • Jaycie Tanaka
  • Sophia Taylor
  • Alexia Thrash
  • Nam Tram
  • Precious Diana Valenzuela
  • Jessica Valoria
  • Given Yagi
  • Grant Yamada
  • Wing Nam Yau
  • Ruth Zhang
  • Yongyi Zheng
  • Emily Zheng
  • Annie Zhou

Master of Business Administration

  • Christopher Branyord
  • Joseph D’Andrea
  • Elizabeth (Lizzie) Fink
  • Sung-Do (Sunny) Jean
  • Bryson Kashiwaeda
  • Guhn Kim
  • Hae-Dong Lee
  • Colette Masunaga
  • Gregory (Blake) McMullen
  • Andrew Petty
  • Nicolas Potter
  • Marc Putman
  • Kirstin Seal
  • Amir Seltz
  • Philipp Steinmuller
  • Kapiolani Street
  • Marc Takei
  • Stephen Tiemeyer
  • Alissa Torigoe
  • Karli Wade
  • Lori Yamashita
  • Zihao Zeng

Master of Accounting

  • Christiane-Lih Cain
  • Britney Delima
  • Laura Hanson
  • Jamie Hirai
  • Adam Luchak
  • Lauren Outlaw
  • Erin Wong
  • Travis Yonemura

MS in Travel Industry Management

  • Won Mi Bae
  • Moonah Jeong
  • Xiofan Jiao
  • Martina Kostalova

Distance Learning Executive MBA

  • Kealohaku‘ualohaku‘upoki‘i Balaz
  • Seema Balwani
  • Ona Bohatch
  • Elena Cabatu
  • Julie Chan
  • Eric Co
  • Kevin Cory
  • Steven Farmer
  • Michelle Hirano
  • Taylor Holt
  • Heidi Icarangal
  • Patrick Lam
  • Jodie Laurito
  • Angie Lee
  • Jonathan Lindstrom
  • Kevin Madaya
  • Joshua Miyamoto
  • Maria Mundell
  • Brian Oliger
  • Keri Perry
  • Derek Reid
  • Matthew Sasai
  • David Su
  • Jacob Tavares
  • Kayla Traxler

National Commencement Celebrations

What: #Graduation2020: Facebook and Instagram Celebrate the Class of 2020.

When: May 15 at 8:00 a.m. HST (11:00 a.m. PST/2:00 p.m. ET)

Who: Oprah Winfrey will give a virtual commencement address on Facebook for college and high school seniors across the United States. Awkwafina, Jennifer Garner, Lil Nas X, Simone Biles, and more, will share words of wisdom for the class of 2020. Miley Cyrus will do a special performance of her hit song, “The Climb.”

Where: The video will be shared on Facebook Watch and available at facebook.com/facebookapp. Highlights and more will be posted to the @instagram account on Instagram, and on contributors’ social media accounts.

What: “Commencement: Speeches for the Class of 2020” – a podcast by iHeart Media

When: May 16

Who: Speakers Including: Hillary Clinton, Eli Manning, Mellody Hobson, General Stan McChrystal, David Solomon, Abby Wambach, David Chang, Katie Couric, Mike Krzyzewski, Dr. Oz, Chelsea Handler, Bobbi Brown, Stephanie Ruhle, Sienna Miller, Guy Raz and Sylvia Rhone; today’s biggest music artists, including Halsey, John Legend, Kesha, DJ Khaled, Khalid, Pitbull and Tim McGraw; and iHeartRadio On Air and Podcast Personalities including Ryan Seacrest, Enrique Santos, Angie Martinez, Bobby Bones, Jake Brennan, Angela Yee, Woody and more.

Where: The podcast will be available on iHeartRadio and everywhere podcasts are heard.

What: "Graduate Together: America Honors the High School Class of 2020"

When: May 16 at 2:00 p.m. HST (8:00 p.m. ET)

Who: Barack Obama, will deliver a 1-hour long televised prime-time commencement address for the Class of 2020 that will also feature LeBron James, Malala Yousafzai and Ben Platt, among others.

Where: ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC as well as other broadcast and digital streaming partners.

What: “Dear Class of 2020”

When: June 6 at 9:00 a.m. HST (12:00 p.m. (PST)

Who: Headlined by Barack and Michelle Obama to celebrate graduates worldwide. BTS and Lady Gaga also are among the commencement speakers, with special appearances by Alicia Keys, Kelly Rowland, Kerry Washington, Chloe x Halle and Zendaya, among others.

Where: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rxpTjcouaeQ