October 30, 2012 - 4:17pm
The award-winning Cedar Rapids Eco Film Festival will kick of its sixth year on Saturday, November 10, at Mount Mercy University. It is the first year for the festival to be held on Mount Mercy's campus. Events will take place in Donnelly Hall 300. Event organizers hope moving the event from Coe College to Mount Mercy will draw more people.
October 29, 2012 - 11:40am
Professor Emeritus Jim McKean will return to Mount Mercy for a special question and answer session and reading of his creative nonfiction work of essays and poetry on Thursday, November 8. The Q&A will begin at 3:30 p.m. and the reading will take place at 7:00 p.m. Both events will be held in Basile Hall's Flaherty Community Room and are free and open to the public; seating may be limited.
October 28, 2012 - 9:06pm
Mount Mercy University will host Iowan Shanti Sellz on Monday, October 29, for the Global Issues Series. Sellz will share her story of illegal immigration at the Arizona and Mexican border, human rights and time spent in federal prison for helping others. Sellz will speak at 2:00 p.m. in Betty Cherry Hall on Mount Mercy's campus. The event is free and open to the public.
October 24, 2012 - 2:36pm
Mount Mercy University is celebrating the commitment of its Board of Trustees to the university during the annual Trustees Week October 22 – 26. Trustees will have an opportunity to engage with faculty, staff and students in the classroom as well as other campus activities.
October 23, 2012 - 8:00am
Mount Mercy University will welcome Rt. Rev. John Klassen, O.S.B., bio-chemist and abbot of the Benedictine Community, St. John's Abbey in Collegeville, for the annual Aquinas Lecture on October 25 at 7:00 p.m. in Betty Cherry Heritage Hall on the Mount Mercy campus. The lecture is free and open to the public; seating may be limited. A shuttle service will be available for those needing assistance from the parking lot to the entrance.
October 22, 2012 - 12:00pm
Mount Mercy University will present the 1952 play by American playwright Arthur Miller, The Crucible, November 16 - 17 at 7:30 p.m., and November 18 at 1:30 p.m. in Mount Mercy's McAuley Theater. Seating will be arranged in the round, providing a unique vantage point for the audience, and will be limited. Reservations in advance are strongly recommended - tickets will go on sale Monday, October 22. Those with handicapped needs are encouraged to notify the university in advance so appropriate accommodations can be made.
October 18, 2012 - 12:00pm
Mount Mercy University will host the dynamic and energetic Teatro del Pueblo traveling theatre troupe for their full stage production of Doña Rosita’s Jalapeño Kitchen. The play will be held on Tuesday, October 23, at 7:00 p.m. in the McAuley Theater on Mount Mercy's campus, and is free and open to the public. Seating may be limited.
October 11, 2012 - 1:07pm
Mount Mercy University is offering information sessions about its graduate programs in October and November. Graduate programs available include Master of Business Administration, Master of Marriage and Family Therapy, Master of Science in Nursing, and Master of Arts in Education. Classes are held on weeknights and/or Saturdays, accommodating busy, working adults.
October 10, 2012 - 6:10pm
The Arc of East Central Iowa recognized Mount Mercy University's Master of Business Administration program as the winner of the Business Supporter of the Year for 2012. The university received the award at The Arc's Annual Meeting and Awards presentation. The Arc's Executive Director Delaine Petersen nominated Mount Mercy for the award.
October 8, 2012 - 9:00am
Mount Mercy University will welcome curator Susannah Koerber, vice president of collections and interpretation at the Indiana State Museum, for a special presentation of "Grottos in the Heartland" on Monday, October 8, at 7:00 p.m. in Donnelly 300.
October 1, 2012 - 9:37am
Mount Mercy University welcomed Dr. Christine Pharr on Thursday, September 27, as the keynote speaker for Mercy Day during Mercy and Mission Week activities at Mount Mercy. Pharr is the vice president for academic affairs at College of Saint Mary in Omaha, Neb.

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