Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa, awarded degrees and honors at its 175th Commencement Ceremony on May 19, 2018.

The following area student was honored at the ceremony:

Tammy M Higdon, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Clarke University is a Catholic, liberal arts and sciences university dedicated to preparing students to make an impact. Our 55-acre campus is a blend of historic buildings and modern facilities perched along bluffs near the Mississippi River. Clarke offers more than 31 academic majors, 12 pre-professional programs, four graduate programs, two doctorate programs, and more than 40 student-run clubs and organizations. Our University provides many scholarship opportunities including athletic talent awards and fine art talent awards. Clarke’s campus also supports 21 varsity sports, the newest being football, lacrosse, and esports. Clarke competes in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).