Stephen Eckstat, D.O., FAAFP Retired, Former VP Primary Care Division, Mercy Medical Center – Des Moines and CEO of Mercy Clinics Inc., Des Moines delivered the Summer 2013 commencement address to the Class of 2013 for Mercy College of Health Sciences, 928 6th Avenue, on Friday, August 16, 2013.
Bachelor of Science in Health Science Candidate Sara Lydic delivered the Student Speech.
Mercy College conferred Certificates and degrees (Associate and Bachelor of Science) to 132 candidates in nine different health science disciplines, at a ceremony held at Iowa Events Center, Ballroom, 730 Third, Des Moines, Iowa.
Dr.Stephen Eckstat, Mercy College President Barbara Decker & Bishop Richard E. Pates
Nursing graduate Thomas Stein receives his nursing pin.
Health Science graduate and Commencement Student Speaker Sara Lydic, has her hands blessed by Bishop Pates.