Congrats to the Spring 2017 Graduates | Communication Studies

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June 29, 2017

Congrats to the Spring 2017 Graduates

The Master's Hooding and Senior Recognition Ceremony held this past spring was one of the largest turnouts yet. We had over 200 in attendance with 4 masters graduates and over 50 undergraduates. See a list of graduates listed below and visit our Facebook page for a inside look at the ceremony here.

Master's Candidates

Suzanna Hinzman

Anna Marsden

Rhett Richardson

Joshua Steinberg

Graduating Seniors

Adeline Ballard, Desiree Boone, Michelle Brite, William Buggs, Tre'Von Bursey, Marissa Capra, Jayme Carrico, Marissa Casamassima, Joseph Chanoine, Kimendran Chetty, Drake Denoyer, Savanna Depew, Lawrence Dimmig, Destiny Flores, Jessica Frey, Charles Golden, Jeffrey Guyot, Garrett Hammonds, Cheyann Hayes, Parker Heineman, Devin Hennen, Benjamin Hull, Jinger Jones, Chase Karr, Keri Kennedy, Amy Kessler, Lindsey King, Mackenzie Logan, Cheyenne Martin, Daniel Martinek, Lisa Martinez-Tovar, Kyrsten Mason, Emily McCormick, Sarah McGrade, TaNisha McKenzie, Luke Moore, Jourdyn Moore, Rebecca Myers, Hunter Nall, Macy Needum, Reid Parker, Lauren Parker, Adrian Patton, Kyla Radford, Matthew Rivas, Morgan Sawyer, Daniel Schipper, Andrew Scott, Ashley Stone, Chandler Swain, Jonathan Thomas, Kaleb Trojacek, Holland Turner, Reginald Ubaldo, Phillip Wheatley, Nina Zamora

Graduating Address & Alumni of the Year

Lee Magness

Lee Magness (BA 2002, MA 2004) is a Trade Analyst at TD Ameritrade where he represents clients' interests in the equity and options markets, solves problems, and implements regulatory initiatives. He is currently on a Lean rotation studying value, project management, process improvement, Agile, and evolving corporate culture through sustained initiatives. He leads an associate resource group that created a professional development expo for about 3000 professionals in 2016 and tries to create engaging development opportunities that add value regardless of associate geography, role, or expertise. Before joining TD Ameritrade in 2007, Lee worked as a Teaching Assistant & Adjunct Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at UNT, as a Communication Consultant at Texas Christian University's Neely School of Business, and as an independent Business-to-Business sales representative. In his personal time, he enjoys officiating youth and high school games and is hiking all of the state highpoints. Lee received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Communication Studies from the University of North Texas in 2002 & 2004, respectively.