The students listed below graduated from Mount Mercy University this May. A commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 20, 2018, at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

For 90 years, Mount Mercy has grown in size and reputation, adapting to meet the changing educational needs of the Cedar Rapids community.

Its 1,800+ students come from around the globe, creating a vibrant, diverse and open-minded campus community. A continuously updated undergraduate curriculum, in-demand master’s and doctoral programs, flexible online courses, and the region’s most successful accelerated program have resulted in Mount Mercy being recognized as national leader within the Conference for Mercy Higher Education.

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Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mount Mercy University is the regional Catholic, Mercy University that promises students of diverse backgrounds, ages and faiths a challenging, practical education that inspires them to discover knowledge, build community and lead courageous lives. Mount Mercy offers baccalaureate and graduate education to 1,800+ enrolled students and uniquely blends an outstanding liberal arts education with equally outstanding professional preparation.

Congratulations to the following:

Atkins, IA

Derick Harman, Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude
Michael McCrory, Bachelor of Business Administration
Lauren Ness, Bachelor of Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude

Garrison, IA

Kayla Taylor, Bachelor of Science, Honors Summa Cum Laude

Keystone, IA

Tanner Childs, Bachelor of Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude

Newhall, IA

Jacey Mohs, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Laura Mohs, Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Vinton, IA

Kristi Elwick, Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Brea Griffith, Bachelor of Science, Magna Cum Laude

Walford, IA

Marcy Koenigsfeld, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Magna Cum Laude
McKenna Thompson, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Magna Cum Laude

Watkins, IA

Erin Schmidt, Bachelor of Science in Nursing