Happenings on the Hill

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Mount Mercy University offers numerous cultural affairs events each year, including plays, lectures, forums, and exhibits, which are free and open to the community. Series such as the Global Issues Series, Presidential Lecture Series, and the Barbara Knapp Speaker Series offer resources on business-related topics of interest and perspectives on global and local issues surrounding us. We invite you to join us for any number of events during the upcoming year!

APRIL

Spring Play
March 31 – April 2 • 7:30 p.m.
April 3 • 1:30 p.m.
McAuley Theater

Presidential Lecture Series
| Willard Boyd, Ph.D.
Nonprofit Excellence and the Role of the Board
April 5 • 7:00 p.m.
Betty Cherry Heritage Hall

Holocaust Speaker | Elaine Geller
Reflections of a Holocaust Survivor
April 6 • 3:30 p.m.
Chapel of Mercy, Busse Center

Visiting Poet | Camille Dungy
Suck on the Marrow:  An evening of poetry with Camille T. Dungy
April 7
Q&A • 3:30
Reading • 7:00 p.m.
Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall

Global Issues Series | Allison McNeese, Assistant Professor of History
They Keep Dying: Felipe Calderon’s War on Drugs in Mexico
April 12 • 3:30 p.m.
Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall

Multicultural Fair
April 14 • 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Betty Cherry Heritage Hall

Janalyn Hanson White Gallery Exhibit | High School Art Exhibit and 35th Annual High School Art Day
April 19 – 29 | Art Day • April 29
Exhibit runs: Monday – Friday • 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

MAY

Janalyn Hanson White Gallery Exhibit | Senior Thesis Exhibit
May 2 – 23
Opening Reception: May 2 • 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Exhibit runs: Monday – Friday • 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

Mount Mercy University Choir and Jazz Connection
Spring Sing
May 12 • 7:30 p.m.
Stello Performance Hall

Janalyn Hanson White Gallery Exhibit | Summer Mount Mercy Art Student Exhibit
May 26 – September 14
Exhibit runs: Monday – Friday • 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.

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