Congratulations to All of Our ANSC December 2021 Graduates

ANSC's own Chris Erdman delivered the Stole of Gratitude address for the AGNR December 2021 commencement and received the ANSC Outstanding Academic Achievement Award.

December 22, 2021

Congratulations to all of our ANSC Graduates

The College of Agricultural and Natural Resources Commencement Ceremony took place on December 22, 2021. Due to a rise in COVID cases on campus, UMD canceled the university's ceremony and the AGNR event was virtual; all winter graduates are invited to participate in the Spring ceremonies (UMD scheduled for 5/20/22, AGNR scheduled for 5/19/22).

Graduate Students:

  • Amanda Fischer (M.S.)
  • Anna Magnaterra (M.S.)
  • Chaitra Surugihalli (Ph.D.)


  • Andrea Block
  • Daniela Gil Jaramillo
  • Sarah Anne Ibach
  • Kendal Joyce
  • Megan YuanTeague
  • Sarah Claire Hobdy
  • Maya Imani Jackson
  • Alyssa Catherine Kent
  • Sarah Nicole Schneider
  • Magnolia Marie Blahut
  • Chris Scott Erdman
  • Layla Amanda Garyk
  • Chloe Elise Kehlbeck
  • Grace Donna Carlson
  • Rachele Elena Franceschi
  • Sidney Michelle Richards

December 2021 Commencement: AGNR Stole of Gratitude - ANSC Senior Chris Erdman gives his Stole of Gratitude remarks for the December 2021 AGNR Commencement.