More than 2,400 Shockers are eligible for graduation in spring 2022. While each of
their journeys is unique, they all share a common connection to Shocker Nation. Here's
what some of our graduates have to say about their time at Wichita State and the future.
Chonnor Ludolph was named Mr. Shocker at the athletic department’s Gold Carpet Awards
in April, given to a senior who displays excellence in athletics, academics, character,
service, and personal development. Ludolph will be receiving a degree in exercise science.
Maria Romero Rodriguez came to Wichita State University from Madrid, Spain to study
and compete in the pentathlon and heptathlon for the track and field team. She will
graduate in May with a degree in marketing.
Lydia Humphreys is a graduate advisor at ShiftSpace Gallery, a student-run art gallery
in downtown Wichita. Her experiences there played an important role in her education
and time at Wichita State University. She will be receiving a Master of Fine Arts degree with an emphasis on painting.
Joshua Iron Wing is an adult learner who will graduate in spring 2022 with a Bachelor
of Business Administration in accounting. He says he chose Wichita State because of the reputation of the W. Frank Barton
School of Business.
Truc Nguyen took full advantage of the professional and personal opportunities available
to her during her time at Wichita State University. She will be graduating this spring
with a degree in international business and marketing.
Camille Brashears is an adult learner who will graduate in spring 2022. She says she
chose to continue her education at Wichita State not only because it was affordable,
but also because of the local pride surrounding WSU. She will graduate with a bachelor's
of fine arts in graphic design.
Nerea Makoli Quiros encourages students to confidently ask for help from professors
and classmates. Openness to new people and new experiences, she said, is a valuable
part of college. She's graduating with a bachelor's of fine arts degree in graphic design.
Madeline Shonka, who will be graduating with a degree in health management, is an entrepreneur who started Co-Immunity, a health tech startup for people with
chronic illnesses while a student at Wichita State.
Cameron McGinley’s work with machine learning with Dr. Sergio Salinas grew into one
of the most rewarding parts of his education at Wichita State. McGinley earned his
bachelor's degree in computer science and will attend the University of California, San Diego for a Master of Science in