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May 29, 2012 - 12:46pm
Students and staff from nine Sisters of Mercy-sponsored colleges and universities across the United States, including Mount Mercy, converged in Washington, D.C. May 20-24 to learn first-hand about advocacy from the Sisters of Mercy.
May 28, 2012 - 10:21am
Mount Mercy University students teamed up with Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America to mentor area Scouts throughout the spring semester, culminating in a special campout that was held May 11-13 on Mount Mercy’s campus.
May 23, 2012 - 6:50pm
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce that Acting Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Dr. Melody Graham is one of 20 senior academic administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges and the American Academic Leadership Institute to participate in the 2012 Colloquium on Leadership for Chief Academic Officers: Classical and Contemporary Reading. Through an examination of classic and contemporary readings, the Colloquium will help participants reflect on power, ethics, and responsibility and strengthen their leadership skills.
May 23, 2012 - 10:31am
Mount Mercy University will host “Scripture on the Hill” on Wednesday evenings beginning June 6 and running until June 27, at 7:00 p.m. each evening in the Busse Library Curriculum Center (lower level, Busse Center).
May 15, 2012 - 4:02pm
Mount Mercy 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.
May 11, 2012 - 2:59pm
Mount Mercy junior accounting major Jodi Burgess was the recipient of a scholarship awarded by the Iowa Accounting Leadership Summit held at the University of Iowa this spring. Burgess, from Cedar Rapids, attended the conference along with senior accounting major Lesa Caspers from Vinton, Iowa; senior accounting major Carrie Werning from Vinton; and Associate Professor of Accounting Steve Gilmour.
May 11, 2012 - 11:53am
Six Mount Mercy alums have been named one of the "100 Great Iowa Nurses" for 2012. This year's honorees from Mount Mercy include: Carol James Haendler '81, of Cedar Rapids, employed at St. Luke's Hospital; Janet Allie Hosking '96, of Cedar Rapids, employed by University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Deborah Rathbun Kohler '98, of Marion, employed at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics; Carolyn Gagnon March '98, of Marion, employed at Mercy Medical Center Cedar Rapids; Sarah Schumacher Ryan '03, of Dubuque, employed at Finley Hospital; and Kathy Takes Schneider '80, of West Burlington, employed at Burlington Community School District.
May 10, 2012 - 2:43pm
Mount Mercy’s Department of Natural and Applied Sciences is pleased to announce the unveiling of a student-developed Web program, "Linda," that will benefit nursing students at Mount Mercy. A rollout event will be held on Wednesday, May 16, at 7:00 p.m. in Basile Hall’s Flaherty Community Room.
May 9, 2012 - 3:57pm
Mount Mercy University congratulates the winners of its second annual Creative Writing Contest for high school juniors. Brennan Bogert, from Regina High School in Iowa City, Iowa, was the grand prize winner, earning an Apple Ipad®. Second place went to Sarah Mork, from Marion High School in Marion, Iowa, and third place went to Marissa Bouska, from North Fayette High School in Hawkeye, Iowa.
May 8, 2012 - 7:16pm
Mount Mercy University's Choir, Jazz Connection and University Band will perform a special concert titled, "Spring Sing" on May 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Stello Performance Hall, Warde Hall. The performance is free and open to the public; seating may be limited.
May 3, 2012 - 6:07pm
Mount Mercy University alumnus Nate Klein ’07 has been awarded the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) National Alumnus of the Year Award. The award recognizes the achievement of one outstanding SIFE Alumnus who has used his or her SIFE experiences to excel in life and in his or her chosen career, and who has continued to make a difference in the lives of others.
May 3, 2012 - 4:21pm
Mount Mercy University welcomed more than 50 participants of all ages during the inaugural STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Moms’ Night Out presentation on April 23.
April 26, 2012 - 4:56pm
Mount Mercy University will present a series of One Act plays May 4 & 5 at 7:30 p.m. each evening in the McAuley Theater. The plays, collectively titled Back in the Future, are free and open to the public, seating may be limited.
April 25, 2012 - 7:08pm
Undergraduate and graduate students in the education class “Education Travel Abroad” recently returned from a spring break trip to Canterbury, England, where they had the opportunity to collaborate with students at Canterbury Christ Church University and participate in the Primary Education International Student Conference, “Bringing the World into the Classroom.”
April 24, 2012 - 5:12pm
Students from Mount Mercy University, Coe College, and Kirkwood Community College united for the second annual Cedar Rapids Dance Marathon on April 14 in Hennessey Recreation Center at Mount Mercy.  The student-run philanthropic organization broke last year’s record and raised $25,691.80, which will benefit The University of Iowa Children’s Hospital in Iowa City.
April 23, 2012 - 1:40pm
Mount Mercy sophomore Kimberly Moorman, a finance major from Coggan, Iowa, has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 SIFE Emerging Leader Award. The national award recognizes an outstanding university student who has demonstrated proven leadership abilities through their participation on a SIFE team and who exhibits the potential to make significant future leadership contributions to the consumer packaged goods industry.
April 19, 2012 - 3:57pm
Mount Mercy University will showcase the capstone projects of senior art students during a three-part Senior Thesis Exhibit at the Janalyn Hanson White Gallery, April 16 – May 21. After a year of research, concept development, and studio work, each Mount Mercy art senior exhibits a selection of their Senior Thesis work. The exhibit will be open to the public Monday through Friday, 4:00-6:00 p.m. in the Janalyn Hanson White Gallery located on the Mount Mercy campus. Senior Thesis I
April 13, 2012 - 10:17am
Mount Mercy University will host an inaugural Chamber Choir Festival “Informance” on Monday, April 16, at 4:00 p.m. in Stello Recital Hall in Warde Hall on Mount Mercy’s campus. The informal concert is free and open to the public; seating may be limited.
April 10, 2012 - 1:01pm
Mount Mercy University students traveled to Port Ministries in Chicago over spring break to lend volunteer help and other support for the inner-city ministry. The group of students, faculty and staff left March 23 and returned March 31.
April 10, 2012 - 10:16am
Mount Mercy University will celebrate Earth Week in a spirit dedicated to sustainability and environmentalism – observing the April 22 holiday with a variety of activities throughout the month.

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