August 26, 2014 - 2:35pm
Mount Mercy University will honor the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas West Midwest Community with celebration events in honor of the Sisters’ longstanding support and contributions to the university over its 86 year history. During events this fall, the university will rededicate its University Center as “Sisters of Mercy University Center” in homage to the steadfast support of the Sisters since they founded Mount Mercy in 1928.
August 25, 2014 - 1:31pm
Malinda Jensen joined Mount Mercy University as dean of students and director of residence life on July 14. Malinda brings ten years of experience to her new role at Mount Mercy. “Malinda is an MMU alumna and we’re excited to welcome her back to campus,” stated Rob Callahan, Mount Mercy’s vice president for enrollment and student services. “She’s a fantastic leader with an enthusiasm for the University that’s contagious.”
August 19, 2014 - 10:31am
2014 marks the 100th anniversary of World War I and Mount Mercy University invites the community to reflect on the legacy of The Great War during the university’s fall semester series: A Century of Glory and Shame. From discussions on the flu pandemic to propaganda to the impact of the war in Iowa, the series offers a historical backdrop of interest to a variety of people. All events in A Century of Glory and Shame are free and open to the public.
August 14, 2014 - 10:47am
In 2012 Mount Mercy University announced plans to renovate a former army and navy training facility on the city’s NE side into a state-of-the-art graduate center. The center opened its doors for classes in 2013. “This fall marks one year since our graduate programs have called the Mount Mercy University CRST International Graduate Center home,” said Associate Provost Tom Castle. “It’s a beautiful space with study areas, a conference room for community use, and cutting-edge classrooms.”
August 12, 2014 - 9:49am
Mount Mercy University is proud to announce a lead gift from the Lavern T. and Audrey Busse Foundation for the development of the University’s new softball complex. Busse Field will be located within the outdoor athletic complex at 909 17th Street NE just blocks from the University’s main campus. An endowed scholarship for softball will also be established as a result of this contribution. 
August 8, 2014 - 12:06pm
Mount Mercy welcomes Jane C. Meyer, Ph.D., to the university’s Board of Trustees. Dr. Meyer is a 1982 Mount Mercy alumna and the senior associate director of athletics for The University of Iowa. “Dr. Meyer’s exceptional leadership in athletics along with her tremendous experience in higher education will be extremely beneficial as the University welcomes the exciting days ahead,” said Mount Mercy University President Laurie Hamen.

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