LSU Employees Recognized at 2018 Summer Commencement

BATON ROUGE – On Friday, Aug. 3, LSU held its 296th commencement exercises and recognized 607 graduates, including nine LSU faculty and staff members.

Of the nine employees who graduated, one received a bachelor’s degree, one received a graduate certificate, four earned master’s degrees and four earned doctoral degrees.

Those employees who were awarded degrees include the following:

Bachelor’s Degree:
Dreyfus Ranaud Milstead, Pete Maravich Assembly Center 

Graduate Certificate:
Krista Falcon Myers, Geology & Geophysics                                    

Master’s Degrees:
Kelly Diane Blessinger, LSU Libraries
Stacia Lynne Moses, Disability Services                                      
Krista Falcon Myers, Geology & Geophysics                                   
Hua Wang, Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness   

Doctoral Degrees:
Rudy Jayson Bartels, Geography & Anthropology
Kristin Elise DeMarco, School of Renewable Natural Resources                              
Cassie Montagnino Dinecola, Social Work
Sean Michael Taylor, Mathematics                              

The names of all of the students who received degrees can be accessed at LSU’s commencement website, The list is for summer 2018 graduates who have authorized release of their names.



Contact Ernie Ballard
LSU Media Relations