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MORNINGSIDE COLLEGE ANNOUNCES LARGEST COMBINED GRADUATING CLASS

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Morningside College’s Class of 2020 is the largest combined graduating class in the college’s 125-year history.

Morningside awarded 296 undergraduate degrees and 375 graduate degrees for a total of 671 undergraduate and graduate students.

Morningside President John Reynders says it’s a great achievement in a year where classes were changed to online for the final several weeks of the academic year:

OC………a terrific job. ;15

The traditional commencement ceremony that was to be held this month has been rescheduled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Morningside is planning to celebrate the students in a combined undergraduate and graduate commencement ceremony on August 8th at the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Sioux City.

Reynders says the graduating Class of 2020 will have a special place in history;

OC……….to talk about. :19

Reynders says the college is now [planning to welcome students back to campus for the start of the fall semester:

OC………..in place for that. :19

This year’s graduates will also be honored during the college’s Homecoming weekend on October 9th – 11th.