LSU Employees Recognized at 2012 Summer Commencement

08/03/2012 01:30 PM

BATON ROUGE – On Friday, Aug. 3, LSU held its 278th commencement exercises and recognized 686 graduates, including 17 faculty and staff members.


Of the 17 employees who graduated, nine earned master's degrees and eight earned doctoral degrees. Those employees who were awarded degrees include the following:


Master's Degrees:
Christy Kayser Arrazattee, Office of Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
Julia Campbell, LSU AgCenter Parish Offices
Arlette Hardesty Henderson, Office of the Dean of Students
William Sullivan Hilbun, Department of Entomology
Brittany LaRae Inlow, Pennington Biomedical Research Center – MRS Lab
Lindsay Noelle Madatic, Office of Human Resource Management
Rachel Peltier Mumphrey, National Center for Biomedical Research & Training
Ashley Rebecca Pregeant, Academic Center for Student-Athletes
Ashley Mitnick Stringfellow, Athletics – Merchandise Sale


Doctoral Degrees:
Natasha Lachelle Bingham, International Programs – Academic Programs Abroad
Ashok Kumar Chanda, Plant Pathology & Crop Physiology
Benjamin Sands Yves Forkner, Foreign Language & Literature
Heather Christianne Kirk-Ballard, Pennington Biomedical Research Center – Ubiquitin Lab
William Taggart Monroe Jr., Paul M. Hebert Law Center Law Library – Administration
Nathan Donald Price, International Programs – Academic Programs Abroad
Cathryn Kay Stevens-Sparks, Veterinary Medicine – Comparative Biomedical Sciences
Mary Blanchard Wallace, Campus Life


The names of all of the students who received degrees can be accessed at LSU’s commencement website, The list is for summer 2012 graduates who have authorized the release of their names.

Melissa  Foley 
LSU Media Relations

Posted on Friday, August 3, 2012