December 3, 2013 - 4:49pm
Giving Tuesday is a campaign to unite charitable givers in supporting causes in the spirit of the holiday season. This Dec. 3 marks the second annual #GivingTuesday movement, and Mount Mercy faculty, staff and students took a moment to express how truly valued gifts to our university are… “Every year there are students who wouldn't be able to attend without financial aid and scholarship support. Private gifts help provide scholarships which is literally sometimes the difference between whether or not a student can attend.”
February 26, 2013 - 3:24pm
Mount Mercy University is celebrating Student Engagement & Philanthropy Week. The university will join more than 375 other educational institutions for its first Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day Thursday, February 28. On this day students across the world participate in activities that demonstrate gratitude for donors, faculty and staff, as well as create a stronger community on campus.
November 28, 2012 - 10:07am
Mount Mercy's Vice President for Development Duff Ridgeway was featured in the November 2012 CASE newsletter. Read about his career in development for higher education and why he values Mount Mercy University. Duff Ridgeway member profile - CASE newsletter, November 2012
November 2, 2012 - 3:22pm
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. The center was made possible thanks to a grant through the U.S. Department of Education and a $2.1 million dollar gift given to the university by Dyan and John Smith on behalf of CRST. The Smiths’ generous gift marks the largest single outright gift in Mount Mercy’s 85-year history.
September 13, 2012 - 10:21am
The Keech Scholarship Fund has been impacting Mount Mercy nursing students for more than 40 years.
Students Leaving a Mark provides an opportunity to celebrate giving
December 3, 2010 - 11:37am
Mount Mercy University’s newest club, Students Leaving a Mark (SLAM) is a student-driven philanthropy club dedicated to increasing the awareness of giving on campus and thanking those who have already contributed. Lecturer of Business Anne King and Director of Annual Support Patrick Collins helped initiate the new student-run club, which provides initiatives that seek to educate the campus on giving, while recognizing and thanking contributions already made by current students.
October 11, 2010 - 1:00am
“We are honored that this donor, who wished to remain anonymous, chose to create a meaningful legacy by investing in Mount Mercy students and the faith-inspired education they receive on the Hill,” says Mount Mercy University President Christopher Blake. “By making a college education more affordable, these scholarships will create opportunities for all types of students to attend Mount Mercy and achieve a level of academic success wrapped around Mercy values of service to the common good.”
September 29, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy University has received a Mercy Ministry grant in the amount of $35,000 from the Sisters of Mercy West Midwest Community, headquartered in Omaha, Neb. 
March 1, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College has announced that Patrick Collins ’88 has been named director of annual support and Hilery Livengood has been named director of major and planned gifts in the Office of Institutional Advancement. Collins began his duties February 22, and Livengood began her duties March 1, 2010. 

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