Celebrating the Class of 2016

Des Moines University awarded 472 degrees in nine programs at the 116th annual Commencement Ceremony on May 28. Family, friends, faculty and staff celebrated the graduates throughout the weekend with banquets, awards and a campus picnic.

Check out the photos of our happy grads and their proud supporters at the Commencement festivities!

Commencement Ceremony

Wells Fargo Arena was basked in a purple glow as DMU honored 468 graduates.

Campus Picnic

Rain didn’t dampen the fun at the annual campus picnic, where balloon artists entertained the kids and local legends The Nadas brought the energy indoors.

College Banquets

DMU’s three colleges recognized distinguished graduates at the annual banquets.

Military Commissioning Ceremony

Alumni and guests honored graduates who attended the University on military scholarships.

D.P.T. Awards Ceremony

Faculty in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program handed out awards to exceptional students.

Congratulations to all the graduates in the Class of 2016!

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