Danielle Mikkola, of Watkins, earned a Bachelor of Business Administration, and graduated Cum Laude from Mount Mercy University in August 2017. Graduates were part of a spring commencement ceremony held in May.

Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mount Mercy’s 1,900 students come from around the globe, creating a vibrant, diverse and open-minded campus community. Popular undergraduate majors include business, nursing, criminal justice, education and social work. Graduate programs are offered in criminal justice, strategic leadership, business administration (MBA), education, nursing, and marriage and family therapy.

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 1,900 enrolled students and uniquely blends an outstanding liberal arts education with equally outstanding professional preparation.