MISSOULA – The University of Montana has nearly 1,800 students who are degree candidates for spring semester 2022.

The students listed in the links below are UM degree candidates or have been awarded their degrees.

Students with “cum laude” after their name indicate a GPA of 3.40 to 3.69. “Magna laude” indicates a 3.70 to 3.89 GPA, and “summa laude” is 3.90 and above.

Official awarding of a degree and any official designation of graduation with honors or graduation with high honors is not made until students have completed their final term of enrollment and have met all requirements.

KSEN-am and K96-fm congratulates these new UM alumni:


Sam Pannoni, Doctor of Philosophy: Fish and Wildlife Biology


Jillian TopSky, Certificate: Global Leadership


Lacie Goss, Associate of Applied Science: Radiologic Technology, CUM LAUDE

Victoria Guardipee, Master of Social Work: Social Work

Kailey Hall, Bachelor of Arts: Social Work, SUMMA CUM LAUDE

Brandon Omeasoo, Associate of Applied Science: Diesel Technology

Mikalen Running Fisher, Bachelor of Arts: Native American Studies, CUM LAUDE

Jolynn Running Wolf, Associate of Applied Science: Radiologic Technology

Ashton Smith, Master of Arts: Psychology

Amber Williamson, Bachelor of Arts: Social Work


Donna Arganbright, Bachelor of Arts: English, MAGNA CUM LAUDE


Delaney Wickum, Specialist School Psychology: School Psychology


Shamus Mcneil, Associate of Applied Science: Diesel Technology, MAGNA CUM LAUDE

Samantha Mellinger, Doctor of Pharmacy: Pharmacy, CUM LAUDE

Savanah Stern, BA in Education: Elementary Education, MAGNA CUM LAUDE


Michelle Elway, Certificate: Entrepreneurship

Michelle Elway, Master Business Administration: Business Administration-Exter


Leo Bird, Master of Public Health: Public Health


Jade Hager, BS in Wildlife Biology: Wildlife Biology

Lucas Kalanick, Bachelor of Arts: Economics


Jewel Wicks, Associate of Arts: General AA, CUM LAUDE

Jewel Wicks, Bachelor of Arts: Psychology, CUM LAUDE

Jewel Wicks, Certificate: Global Leadership, CUM LAUDE


Braeden Tempel, BA in Education: Elementary Education


Andrew Jensen, BS in Business Administration: Accounting, CUM LAUDE


Raven Olsen, Associate of Science: General AS, CUM LAUDE


Lane McAlpine, BS in Business Administration: Management & Entrepreneurship

Lane McAlpine, Certificate: Entertainment Management

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