The University of Dubuque held a December Commencement Ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 15, in Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall on campus. Degrees were conferred upon 127 undergraduate and 48 graduate students.

Graduates include from Atkins:

Kara Krueger, Master of Business Administration
Justin Lorenzen, Bachelor of Business Administration, Cum Laude

Henry Grubb, PhD, professor of psychology and assistant to the vice president for academic affairs on diversity at UD, delivered the Commencement address titled “Prepared for the Successful and Rewarding Life.”

About University of Dubuque
The University of Dubuque is a private university affiliated with Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) offering undergraduate programs in 31 areas of study; graduate programs in communication, business administration, and physician assistant studies; and theological studies. Founded in 1852, UD is home to over 2,300 students from 43 states and 22 countries. UD is committed to excellence in academic inquiry and professional preparation; relationships that encourage intellectual, spiritual, and moral development; community where diversity is appreciated and Christian love is practiced; zeal for lifelong learning and service; and more. Visit