SIOUX CITY — Morningside College will confer approximately 370 Master of Arts in Teaching degrees and 20 Master of Science in Nursing degrees at its graduate commencement ceremony June 10 at 2 p.m. in Eppley Auditorium.


Jonathan Markus of Waukee, Iowa, a sixth grade science teacher at Adel DeSoto Minburn Middle School in Adel, Iowa, will receive the Tevis Award. The award recognizes the outstanding research efforts of a Morningside graduate education student. Markus’ research findings suggest that animal-assisted therapy successfully reduces test anxiety for sixth grade students.