PIERRE – Dakota Wesleyan University’s Learn & Earn program located in Pierre will hold its first-ever graduation ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 10, at 1 p.m. at the Pierre First United Methodist Church.
Five students will receive their Associate of Arts diplomas in Business Administration. The Class of 2022 is the first cohort to graduate from the unique program that offers the opportunity to earn an Associate’s degree, delivered at the Capital City campus in Pierre. Students spend a portion of their time in the classroom and the other part working at a local intern site.
Graduating are Jacey Iedema, Pierre; Molly Neyhart, Pierre; Jayda Tibbs, Fort Pierre; Brenda Velazquez Padilla, Pierre; and Talia Williams, Pierre. The program is coordinated by Jessica Carr.
Neyhart will give the graduation address. In addition, the Dakota Wesleyan Choir and the Wesleyan Bells will perform.
The ceremony is open to the public.