College of Education and Human Development

Family Social Science

Commencement 2021

Congratulations graduates!

It is our great pleasure and honor to congratulate you on successfully completing your bachelor of science degree in Family Social Science!

As a department, we are so proud of all that you have accomplished. Not only did you complete your degree in the midst of great challenges caused by COVID-19 but you are a beacon of hope for all of us. You decided to major in Family Social Science, a discipline committed to helping families navigate difficult times and life stages. We all take comfort knowing that you are stepping into your future, prepared to lead and contribute to our many communities and our complex world. As we look ahead to the work that needs to be done in our communities, our state and our nation in terms of supporting families and dismantling racial injustice, we are inspired by you.

Please know that your Family Social Science community is always here to support you. We are so proud of you! Keep in touch as you enter into new realms. We are eager to hear what is next for you.

Warm wishes from all of us!

With care and admiration,
FSOS faculty and staff


"We all take comfort knowing that you are stepping into your future, prepared to lead and contribute to our many communities and our complex world. Pause, take a moment to reflect on all that you have achieved."
Stacey Horn, FSOS department head

Congratulations to all our graduates!

Family Social Science majors graduating fall 2020 and spring 2021.

Nasra Abdi
Hodan Abdilahi
Faduma Abdulle
Salma Ahmed
Kathryn Alojado
Joel Atella
Sammi Baer
Jadyn Biermaier
Nicole Bitney
Brianna Brennan
Brennan Deckard
Kaili Diehn
Jenna Dombrowski
Leslie Escoto
Anastasia Evgrafova
Chloe Feld
Alondra Fondren
Abigail Franz
Melissa Greer
Haley Griffin
Gao Shee Her
Hannah Hernandez
Noah Hickcox
Emma Holloway

Khulud Hussein
Reid Jarvi
Lemlem Jeldo
Anna Johnson
Grace Johnson
Lexi Jones
Naomi Kaplan
Laajlim Khang
Amanda Kistner
Megan Kysylyczyn
Pather Zong Lao
Ilsa Lee
Lillie Lee
Emelie Lindabaur
Nou Ting Lor
Jasmine Luna-Sandifer
Allison Martin
Oo Meh
Julia Meyer
Brittany Morain
Lexi Niska
Christina Norris
Dora Ogunkanbi
Monica Osterbauer

Molly Pavek
Alexandra Penaflor Alvarez
Meagan Quinn
Kaylor Ragels
Tiffany Ramirez
Breanna Rivera-Kloeppel
Breanna Simon
Miranda Singer
Katie Nit Sipraseuth
Delanie Skaja
Helena Springer
Emma Storkamp
Roberto Strabala
Dylan Struwe
Anna Suchy
Juliette Tate
Benjin Thao
Cecelia Torp
Jacob Vann
Jacob Watson
Alexandra Wollman
Pana Xiong
Kalia Yang
Nouchi Yang


"As we look ahead to the work that needs to be done in our communities, our state and our nation in terms of supporting families and dismantling racial injustice, we are inspired by you."
Margaret Kelly, director of undergraduate studies

Share Your Story!

Please take 6-8 minutes to let us know what you are doing after graduation by completing the Post-Graduation Survey. Your stories provide valuable information to improve programs/services and help current CEHD students make important career decisions.

Post-commencement questions or issues?

Don’t hesitate to reach out to Brandon at evill002@umn.edu if you have questions or concerns post graduation.



Look for your Family Social Science alumnus window cling and sticker in the mail!