Veteran Christina Davis earned her degree in nursing after serving a seven-month tour as a medic in Afghanistan.
A nurse, an engineer and 15 international students walked into a university.
Vietnamese immigrant Anh Le worked doubly hard to earn his SAU nursing degree
Seven SAU urses were honored May 3 at the 11th annual celebration of 100 Great Iowa Nurses in Des Moines, chosen because their "courage, competence and commitment to patients and the nursing profession stand out above all others."
"We wanted to learn more about each other's health science programs and professions."