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January 17, 2012 - 1:36pm
Mount Mercy University welcomed Joshua D'Amico '04 and Hannah Suddendorf as the newest members of the admissions team, effective January 3 and January 9 respectively.
January 16, 2012 - 1:41pm
Mount Mercy University hosted a celebration ceremony in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service on Monday, January 16. In his welcoming address, President Christopher Blake said it was not a coincidence this special event was being held at an institute of higher education, noting that King was an educated man, inspiring him to lead a movement for equal rights that would change the world.
January 14, 2012 - 2:23pm
Mount Mercy University's Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations Duff Ridgeway has been elected to the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VI Board of Directors for 2012-2015.
January 12, 2012 - 3:51pm
Mount Mercy University's Winter Term (J-Term) course "British Literature and Culture" will journey to England January 12 – 21 during a unique study abroad trip to absorb more fully the major works of British literature while also experiencing the art, history and cityscapes that produced them.
January 6, 2012 - 9:29am
Mount Mercy University welcomed twenty new freshmen into the S.T.E.P.S. Leadership Program during a special induction ceremony on January 5 in Mount Mercy's Stello Performance Hall.
January 4, 2012 - 3:39pm
Mount Mercy art students will showcase their creative work alongside art students from Cornell College during the Marion Arts Council exhibit, "Collaboration: Work by Student Artists at Mount Mercy University and Cornell College."
January 2, 2012 - 10:58am
Mount Mercy's student body has elected new Student Government Officials for the 2012 year. The executive team of the Student Government Association (SGA) includes: Bruce Payne, President Olivia Mehring, Vice President Stephanie Russell, Secretary Ben Wood, Treasurer
December 23, 2011 - 1:23pm
Mount Mercy University will take on Coe College during the Cedar Rapids Dance Marathon's (CRDM) "Teal Night" on Friday, December 30 during the men's and women's basketball games hosted by Coe College. The two teams have combined efforts to encourage supporters to participate in Teal Night and help raise money for the CRDM and the University of Iowa's Children's Hospital.
Photo of Mount Mercy women's basketball player Amanda Frost
December 20, 2011 - 10:14pm
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- The 11th-ranked Mount Mercy women's basketball team won its fifth straight game on Tuesday, extending a nine-point halftime lead into a 72-50 victory over St. Francis (Ill.) on the final day of the La Quinta Stritch Holiday Classic at Anderson Arena. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy women's basketball player Emily Greiner
December 19, 2011 - 11:31pm
MILWAUKEE, Wis. -- A double-digit halftime advantage turned into a 21-point lead in the second period as the 11th-ranked Mount Mercy women's basketball team cruised to a 65-52 victory over 18th-ranked Cardinal Stritch (Wis.) in the La Quinta Stritch Holiday Classic today. Full story >
December 19, 2011 - 12:49pm
Mount Mercy University Professor of Sociology Mohammad Chaichian, Ph.D., presented a paper at the International Conference of Spaces and Flows in Florence, Italy in November.
Photo of Mount Mercy men's basketball player Markus Cocroft
December 17, 2011 - 11:47pm
FULTON, Mo. -- After leading by as many as nine points in the second half, 16th-ranked Mount Mercy needed a pair of free throws by junior guard Markus Cocroft with three seconds left to seal a 71-67 non-conference men's basketball victory over William Woods (Mo.) on Saturday at Anderson Arena. Full story >
December 15, 2011 - 11:50am
Mount Mercy University will proudly host the 2012 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day opening ceremony on Monday, January 16 at 8:30 a.m. in Hennessey Recreation Center on Mount Mercy's campus. Community members are welcome to attend as the Cedar Rapids and surrounding areas kick off a community-wide day of service.
Photo of Mount Mercy volleyball team
December 14, 2011 - 4:22pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- More awards have rolled in for the Mount Mercy volleyball program, with junior outside hitter Brittney Thomas earning national and regional honors, four Mustangs garnering academic awards and several individuals receiving team awards at the annual postseason banquet. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy men's basketball team
December 13, 2011 - 2:18pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Mount Mercy men's basketball team gained six spots in the national rankings this week, moving up to No. 16 in the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy women's basketball team
December 13, 2011 - 1:39pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Despite a pair of league wins last week, Mount Mercy couldn't squeeze its way into the top 10, holding steady at No. 11 for the second week in a row in the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy women's track & field's Jacqueline Kane
December 13, 2011 - 10:55am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy track & field teams opened the indoor season over the weekend at the Iowa State Holiday Preview Meet in Ames and the Viking Throws Fest hosted by Grand View in Des Moines. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy men's basketball player David Campbell
December 10, 2011 - 7:15pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Senior guard David Campbell scored a career-high 28 points, leading five Mustangs in double figures in 22nd-ranked Mount Mercy's 96-83 victory over Clarke in Midwest Collegiate Conference men's basketball on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy women's basketbal player Micha Mims
December 10, 2011 - 4:53pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Senior guard Micha Mims was nearly flawless on Saturday, pouring in a game-high 23 points to lead the 11th-ranked Mount Mercy women's basketball team to an 86-70 victory over Clarke in Midwest Collegiate Conference action at Hennessey Recreation Center. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy men's soccer team
December 8, 2011 - 12:22pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The final rankings of the 2011 season are out, and first-time national tournament qualifier Mount Mercy comes in at No. 25 in the NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Postseason Top 25 Poll. Full story >

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