Go directly to main content

Commencement Congratulations Graduating Class of 2016


DVDs of Commencement are $15 each and can be ordered through Walton Webcasting by calling 765-431-0588.

We graduate in numbers






indiana counties


set of twins


age of oldest student graduating


age of youngest student graduating

Senior Spotlights

Graduates reflect on their IU Kokomo experiences, future plans

My plans after graduation:

"I am looking for so many things right now. I want to work for a world health organization or a non-profit health organization in the future."
Stuti Mishra Poudel Nepal, Master of Public Management

My plans after graduation:

"I’m waiting on a promotion from my current job."
Gretchen Matthews Tipton, Sociology

My plans after graduation:

"I have an internship at the YMCA. I’m going to get certified in personal training and do that for a while."
Zachari Ayres Kokomo, Bachelor of Applied Science

My plans after graduation:

"I’m looking for a Ph.D. program in the United States, the UK, or Australia."
Nasser Almutawa Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Master of Business Administration

My plans after graduation:

"I’m looking for a job right now in case management. Eventually I want to go to graduate school."
Dawn Wilson Kokomo, Sociology

My plans after graduation:

"I hope to advance at work. I’ve worked at Ivy Tech ten and a half years. Hopefully with a bachelor’s degree I can advance to a higher position."
Tashawnda Brown-Weston Kokomo, Bachelor of General Studies, with a social and behavioral sciences concentration

My plans after graduation:

"I’m going to take the summer and spend it with my children and enjoy my family, and start the job search in the fall."
Vanessa Impson Kirklin, B.A. in communication arts, with a concentration in public relations

Smile :-) You're in pictures

Commencement 2016