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February 18, 2013 - 9:25am
Austin Kness, baritone; Susannah Biller-Kness, soprano; and Mount Mercy's music faculty member Tony Nickle, pianist; give a sneak peek of their Valentine's Day performance. The trio presented art songs and arias that capture the many faces of love with works from Mozart, Monteverdi, Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky, Bellini, Faure and Korngold.
January 8, 2013 - 9:54am
Vice President of Collections and Interpretation at Indiana State Museum Susannah Koerber spoke at Mount Mercy's 2012 'Grottos of the Heartland' series.
January 8, 2013 - 9:53am
Mount Mercy University wishes you a Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year!
January 7, 2013 - 3:29pm
Mount Mercy students create an active, welcoming campus, bound by a desire to excel in the classroom, build rewarding lives, and make a difference in the world. #BeTheDifference
November 5, 2012 - 9:39am
Mount Mercy University CRST International Graduate Center Groundbreaking Mount Mercy University announced plans for a new graduate center during a ceremonial groundbreaking on Friday, November 2. The Mount Mercy University CRST International Graduate Center will undergo renovations immediately for a grand opening planned for the fall of 2013.
August 22, 2012 - 4:52pm
Scholarshare | Stepping forward. Giving back. Mount Mercy University provides curriculum that is community-minded, integrating service-learning and Mercy values. We serve undergraduate students, graduate students, and working adults. See how an investment in Mount Mercy University is an investment in the Eastern Iowa Corridor.
July 23, 2012 - 3:39pm
Mustang Sally is at it again! Check out her latest adventures as she waits for the Cedar Rapids RAGBRAI visit. Make sure to join us for the Party on the Island in downtown Cedar Rapids on Thursday, July 26. Mustang Sally will be at the Mount Mercy table between 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Get your photo taken with her, pick up a few goodies, and sign up to win prizes! We'll see you there! #MMURides #SurvivinTheRide 
July 6, 2012 - 4:38pm
Service is a big part of life at Mount Mercy University! Our students are active members of their community and often say the volunteer work they do while attending Mount Mercy has inspired them to keep volunteering after they graduate!   Check out what service means to some of our students.  
June 29, 2012 - 12:00am
Mustang Sally is getting pumped for RAGBRAI and has started training for Mount Mercy's team! Look for more of Mustang Sally's adventures to come in the future as we get ready to celebrate the 40th anniversary in the great city of Cedar Rapids on July 26!   Tweet with us!   #MMUrides  #SurvivinTheRide  
June 4, 2012 - 12:27pm
Mount Mercy students along with local community leaders re-enacted a version of the hit ABC show "Shark Tank" for a class project in Entrepreneurship Class during the spring 2012 semester. Students were instructed to select a product or service and develop a business plan that could be presented to the "sharks." Similar to the show, the sharks asked questions to determine if they would invest in the project based on their business knowledge, as well as the experience of the character they were portraying. 
May 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Joe Nguyen can always be counted on for some kind of experiment around campus. Check out this video full of highlights from Dr. Nguyen's latest and greatest. **Please do not attempt experiments without the supervision of an experienced professional.**
May 20, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University commencement activities were held the weekend of May 20, 2012. Over 500 students graduated from the university in undergraduate and graduate programs. This commencement marked the first year Mount Mercy graduated students in the Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, and Master of Science in Nursing.
May 19, 2012 - 12:00am
Nursing students graduating from Mount Mercy received their nursing pins on Saturday, May 19, as part of commencement activities. The celebration included remarks from keynote speaker Julie McIntosh, lecturer of nursing at Mount Mercy, as well as senior class speakers Tiffany Bevins and Camilla Martin.  Congratulations, nursing graduates! 
May 18, 2012 - 10:10pm
Students in Mount Mercy's graduate program received their academic hoods in a Graduate Hooding Ceremony on Friday, May 18, 2012, as part of commencement activities at Mount Mercy University. Four graduate programs were represented in the ceremony: Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, and Master of Science in Nursing. This commencement marked the first year Mount Mercy graduated students in the Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, and Master of Science in Nursing.
May 13, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University was pleased to welcome the Hawkeye Area Boy Scouts of America to campus May 11 - 13 for a camp out on the Hill! The Scouts were treated to visits from the Linn County Sheriff's Office, the Cedar Rapids Police Department's K9 Unit, and KGAN CBS2. 
May 11, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University welcomed community partners and members of the public during the 10th annual HACAP Freedom from Hunger campaign kickoff, held in the University Center at Mount Mercy University on May 11. Special guest speakers included Mount Mercy President Christopher Blake; Rockwell Collins representative and Freedom from Hunger committee member Dave Gosch; Julia Kent, from KMRY and Director of Food Reservoir Bob Untiedt.
May 10, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University Band, Choir, and Jazz Connection gave a delightful performance this spring in Stello Performance Hall in Warde Hall. Enjoy these clips of their beautiful music! 
May 8, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University's SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) team shared their experiences helping local nonprofit organizations including the Catherine McAuley Center and Boy Scouts of America.
May 2, 2012 - 12:29pm
Area high school students selected as winners of Mount Mercy University's Creative Writing Contest for High School Juniors shared their work at the Pathways Scholarship Festival at Mount Mercy on May 2.  Winners were:  First place: Brennan Bogert, Regina High School, "My Neighbor's Daughter" Second place: Sarah Mork, Marion High School, "Loneliness" Third place: Marissa Bouska, North Fayette High School, "Washed Away"  Congratulations to all! 
May 2, 2012 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy's 2011-2012 women's basketball team advanced to the NAIA Nationals for the first time since 1995. The Mustangs lost in the quarterfinals of the tournament, ending their season 27-9 overall and with the most wins by a Mustang squad since 1994-1995.

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