Crowning moment: 2016 Commencement in photos Posted by | May 9, 2016 School of Food Science chair Barb Rasco, left, with a fellow faculty member, enters Beasley Coliseum with her students. Hundreds of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral scholars in the College of Agricultural, Human, and Natural Resource Sciences received their diplomas on May 7, 2016, at WSU Pullman. School of Economic Sciences graduate student Pitchayapom Tantihkarnchana, with loved ones, following commencement. Emily Turney, Animal Sciences grad, with her decorative mortarboard. Charles Diako, new PhD holder in Food Science, with mentor Carolyn Ross. Candie Wilcken, new Interior Design grad, with Orlando Sandoval. Global student Elaina Gonzales leads the Human Development delegation. Kris Johnson, interim chair of Animal Sciences, hugs a graduating doctoral scholar. Receiving his doctoral hood from Shulin Chen, graduate student Allan Gao receives a master’s degree in agricultural and biological engineering and a doctorate in chemical engineering. Carolyn Ross, School of Food Science professor, hoods Geyang Wu, doctoral graduate School of Design and Construction chair Phil Gruen, right, with hard-hatted SDC students Daniel Clodfelter, School of Economic Sciences. Cougar moms, dads and grandparents celebrate during WSU commencement Yifei Kang, new Master of Animal Science, with her family. Paco Gonzalez and Marcello Martinez, both in Ag Tech and Production Management, snap a selfie Kim Kidwell, Acting Dean of CAHNRS, presents a diploma to a smiling student. Aggie of the Year Jenica Hagler receives her diploma from mentor Kim Kidwell, acting CAHNRS dean Diploma in hand, CAHNRS grads cheer at the culmination of commencement ceremonies. Integrated Plant Sciences bachelor’s candidates march into Beasley Coliseum. AMDT students boldly decorated their mortarboards Three current and former CAHNRS deans: Ron Mittelhammer, acting co-provost; Acting Dean Kim Kidwell; and Interim WSU President Dan Bernardo.