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Photo of Mount Mercy women's cross country
November 5, 2011 - 9:30pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Three members of the Mount Mercy women's cross country team will race at the NAIA national meet after leading the Mustangs to a third-place finish at the 2011 Midwest Collegiate Conference Championships on Saturday at the Dubuque Soccer Complex. Full story >
November 1, 2011 - 10:02am
Mount Mercy has announced that Valencia Johnson has been named academic support and retention specialist, effective October 31.
October 28, 2011 - 6:21pm
Mount Mercy University congratulates alumni Greg Buelow '95, Donajane (DJ) Castelein '05 and Kimberly Ivester '95 for being recognized during the Corridor Business Journal's Forty Under 40 awards banquet, held on October 27 at the Riverside Casino & Golf Resort.
October 28, 2011 - 4:23pm
Mount Mercy University's Janalyn Hanson White Gallery will exhibit the paintings of alumna Meghan Bean '08 during a special exhibit running November 4 – December 16. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
October 26, 2011 - 3:37pm
Mount Mercy's Department of Natural and Applied Sciences has announced the winners of the 14th annual Math Contest, which was held Thursday, October 20 on Mount Mercy's campus.
October 25, 2011 - 10:13am
Mount Mercy University is partnering with the Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) to sponsor a series of financial aid presentations across Iowa. The "Financial Aid Night" sessions, presented by ICAN representatives and supported by area institutions, are designed to help families learn more about financial aid programs and how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.
October 25, 2011 - 9:43am
Mount Mercy University will present Scapino, a comedy by Fank Dunlop and Jim Dale, on November 10 – 12 at 7:30 p.m. and November 13 at 1:30 p.m. at the Mount Mercy McAuley Theater.
October 24, 2011 - 11:47am
Mount Mercy University will welcome curator Lisa Stone for a special lecture, "Grottos in the Heartland" on Thursday, November 3 at 7:00 p.m. in Donnelly 300. The lecture is free and open to the public. Seating may be limited.
October 12, 2011 - 3:55pm
In a dynamic address given to an overflow crowd in the MMU University Commons for the Barbara Knapp Endowed Business Lecture Series, Pat Baird, retired president and chief executive officer of AEGON USA (Transamerica), reflected on the causes of and contributors to the financial meltdown of 2008, recounted how he and other leaders helped steer AEGON and the insurance industry through dire financial straits and suggested that while there’s plenty of blame to go around, trust and integrity must be re-established.
October 7, 2011 - 11:32am
Mount Mercy Acting Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Melody Graham and Mount Mercy distinguished alumna Dr. Jane Meyer '82 each received an "Outstanding Achievement Award" during the 2011 Waypoint Tribute to Women of Achievement ceremony on October 6, 2011.
October 6, 2011 - 3:50pm
Mount Mercy University will provide a documentary film festival spread over three days and three different films to help bring awareness to issues such as food, agriculture and the alternative food market. The films uniquely display elements that inspire as well as educate, getting at the heart of issues that go much deeper than food. The films, King Corn, Fresh, and Lunch Line, will be shown free and open to the public. Seating may be limited.
October 6, 2011 - 12:22pm
Mount Mercy University, in continuing its commitment to sustainability, has become a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) to further campus efforts toward building a healthy and just world. Through membership in AASHE, Mount Mercy will receive continued support in advancing its sustainability initiatives throughout the institution and in the community.
October 6, 2011 - 11:03am
Mount Mercy University honored eight outstanding alumni for professional achievement and commitment to service and their communities during its annual Homecoming festivities, September 30 – October 1.
October 6, 2011 - 12:34am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- League-leading Grand View started fast and finished off Mount Mercy in three sets, 25-9, 25-15, 25-14, in a Midwest Collegiate Conference match on Wednesday at Hennessey Recreation Center. Full story >
October 5, 2011 - 4:35pm
Mount Mercy welcomed special guest Sr. Mary Jean Ryan, FSM, Chair and CEO of SSM Health Care as the annual MBA speaker on October 4. Her lecture, "Accountability: The Pathway to Excellence" urged audiences to consider the positive impact accountability can have over employees and workplace goals.
October 5, 2011 - 11:32am
Mount Mercy's newest admissions counselor, Sarah Washler, officially joined the admissions team on October 5.
October 5, 2011 - 9:47am
Mount Mercy University has announced that Duff Ridgeway has been named vice president for development, effective October 17. As vice president for the development office, Ridgeway will oversee campaign, development, alumni, annual fund and grant-writing operations.
Photo of Mount Mercy women's golfer Madison Goodfellow
October 3, 2011 - 11:05pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Freshman Madison Goodfellow, who has finished first or tied for first in three straight tournaments, has been named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Women's Golfer of the Week for Oct. 3. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy volleyball player Brittney Thomas
October 3, 2011 - 4:58pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Mount Mercy junior outside hitter Brittney Thomas, who recorded 89 kills over five matches last week, has been named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Volleyball Player of the Week for Oct. 3. Full story >
October 3, 2011 - 4:36pm
Mount Mercy University formally dedicated and blessed the new University Center during Homecoming festivities on Friday, September 30 – ceremoniously opening its doors and marking a new milestone for the Institution since the historic transformation from college to university just over a year ago.

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