Sister Michaela Hedican Receives Honorary Doctorate from Saint John’s University

Sister Michaela Hedican was awarded an honorary doctorate degree from Saint John’s University at the SJU 2022 commencement ceremony on May 8, 2022. She received a Doctor of Humane Letters (L.H.D.) degree, which is “given to persons who have distinguished themselves in the humanities.” In a letter to S. Michaela, SJU Transitional President Dr. James H. Mullen, Jr., described the purpose of this award: “This award is given to individuals who demonstrate extraordinary loyalty, commitment, and generosity to the university and its mission of providing liberal arts education in the Catholic and Benedictine tradition. It is presented to those who have attained exceptional professional achievement and who serve as role models to our students.” Congratulations, S. Michaela!

Photos taken by Tommy O’Laughlin, SJU ’13