Spalding University conferred 678 degrees during a commencement ceremony June 7 at Canaan Christian Church on Hikes Lane.
The school also awarded honorary Doctor of Public Service degrees to three women who, the school said, “have made significant contributions in their fields of service.”
Recipients were Cathe Dykstra, president and CEO of the Family Scholar House; Marta Miranda, president and CEO of the Center for Women and Families; and Dr. Sheila A. Schuster, a licensed clinical psychologist.
Spalding President Tori Murden McClure said in a press release, “Each of these honorees are distinguished citizens who have dedicated their careers and lives to the betterment of the community. Their compassion, personal sacrifices and achievements are inspirations to us all.”