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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 >
December 8, 2011 - 1:23am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Senior forward Sam Kenyi put up 26 points and 17 rebounds, helping 22nd-ranked Mount Mercy hold off William Penn, 79-78, in Midwest Collegiate Conference men's basketball on Wednesday at Hennessey Recreation Center. Full story >
December 8, 2011 - 12:44am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- After trailing by a point at the break, 11th-ranked Mount Mercy used a 51-point second half to beat William Penn, 82-71, in a Midwest Collegiate Conference women's basketball game on Wednesday at Hennessey Recreation Center. Full story >
December 6, 2011 - 12:59pm
Mount Mercy University received $300,000 from Transamerica Life Insurance Company for its University Center facility. To honor Transamerica's generous contribution, a second floor corridor in the Center has been named the Transamerica Corridor.
Photo of Mount Mercy women's basketball player Ashley Koch
December 5, 2011 - 11:03pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- After Saturday's win over then-sixth-ranked Grand View, the Mount Mercy women's basketball team moved all the way to No. 11 in this week's NAIA Division II Women's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 poll. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy men's basketball player Bobby Sherwood
December 5, 2011 - 10:28pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Despite a second straight loss over the weekend, Mount Mercy remained in the top 25, coming in at No. 22 in the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll on Dec. 5. Full story >

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