At Briar Cliff University's 78th commencement ceremony, on Saturday, May 9, President Beverly A. Wharton conferred degrees to 279 candidates.
The 2009 graduates included:
Bachelor of Arts--Glenn Edwards of Washta, summa cum laude
Master of Arts in Human Resource Management--Fredrick John Seel of Cherokee
Master of Science in Nursing--Teresa E. Swanson Kelley of Aurelia