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Jean Neal
Jean graduated from UW-Oshkosh in May 2010 with a degree in Social Work. As a McNair Scholar for two consecutive years, 2008-2010, Jean's research mentor was Dr. Cheryl Bates, Department of Social Work. Her research topics were "An Exploratory Study on the Feasibility of Mental Health Court in Fond du Lac, Winnebago, and Outagamie Counties and "Exploring Attitudes and Opinions about Same Sex Relationship Rights of Undergraduate Students on the Campus of the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh." Our office is awaiting any further information on her endeavors.

Korey Lewis
Korey graduated from UW Oshkosh in December 2009 with a Bachelors in Psychology. After graduation, Korey began a graduate program in School Psychology at University of Wisconsin - River Falls, where he decided to follow a career in which he received a promotion at.

Joseph Noreik
Joseph graduated from UW Oshkosh in May 2010 with a degree in International and Religious Studies. After graduation, he started to pursue a Graduate Certificate, Master of Divinity, at Moody Theological Seminary. He later decided to pursue a career path as a Manager at BioLife Plasma Services.

Gerald Kaquatosh
Gerald graduated in May 2010 with a degree in Economics. After graduation, he had pursued a graduate program in Native American Political Leadership at George Washington University. He later decided to pursue his career interests.Our office is awaiting on further information.

Dayana Sanchez
Dayana graduated in May 2010 with a degree in Global Business and Spanish. Her research was titled, "Trade and Poverty in the Developing World." After graduation, she pursued her career interests and obtained a position with a Technology Services Company.

Jose Orona
Jose graduated in December 2010 with a Bachelors of Science in Biology. As a McNair Scholar, Jose's research was titled, "SUMO and Ubc9 Transcription during Hibernation." His mentor was Dr. Dana Vaughan from the Biology Department. After graduation, Jose pursued his career interests. Our office is awaiting any further information.

May Thao (MBA)
May graduated in August 2010 with a B.S. in Nursing. As a McNair Scholar, her research topic consisted of the perceptions Hmong Elders hold regarding Western Medicine. Recently, May completed her Masters of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh in December 2016. Our office is awaiting any further information on her endeavors.

Seth Block (MS)
Seth graduated from UW Oshkosh in December 2009. He completed a Master of Science in Environment and Resources from the University of Wisconsin - Madison in August 2014. He currently does not have plans to pursue his PhD and is working in a Senior Consultant role with CUNA Mutual Group.

Weston Fredenberg
Weston graduated in December 2011 with a degree in Microbiology. As a McNair Scholar (2008-2010), Weston researched "The Impact of Diversity Training on Understanding Minorities in American films." His research mentor was Dr. Marguerite Parks, College of Education and Human Services. After graduation, Weston pursued his career interests. Our office is awaiting any further information.

Philip Kouzes (PharmD)
Philip graduated in December 2010 with a degree in Physics. He currently is enrolled in a Pre-Pharmacy program at the University of Minnesota. Our office is awaiting any further information.

LaNee Xiong (MA)
LaNee graduated in May 2010 with a degree in Education Leadership. She has since completed a Masters degree in Human Resource Management from the University of Minnesota. At this time, she does not have plans to pursue a PhD as she has entered her career in Human Resources.

Kendra Casanova
Kendra graduated in December 2010 with a degree in Biology. As a McNair Scholar (2008-2010), Kendra researched "Genetic Variation in a Wisconsin Native Plant: Arabidopsis lyrata" where her research mentor was Dr. Lisa Dorn, Department of Biology. Since graduation, Kendra began to pursue a Masters degree in Biology here at the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, however, decided to switch plans to pursue a career in Insurance. She would love to get into a career in biology.

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