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Photo of Mount Mercy baseball player Derrick Weber
May 18, 2011 - 3:04pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Mustang senior right-hander Derrick Weber, a two-time Midwest Collegiate Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week this spring, was named honorable mention all-conference, the league announced this week. Full story >
May 17, 2011 - 3:07pm
Several Mount Mercy students will head overseas this summer through programs and internships in Europe and South America, the result of ongoing partnerships and cultivation with institutions overseas.
May 13, 2011 - 12:32pm
Mount Mercy University earned second place among more than 200 colleges and universities competing in the waste minimization category for corrugated cardboard during the national RecycleMania challenge.
Mount Mercy softball photo
May 11, 2011 - 12:14pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa --Five Mount Mercy softball players garnered Midwest Collegiate Conference postseason awards, including first-team all-MCC selections Liz Hill, Jessica Magnuson and Mariah Early, the league announced on Tuesday. Full story >
May 9, 2011 - 11:23pm
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Mount Mercy had seven event champions and 17 student-athletes earned a total of 20 all-conference honors at the 2011 Midwest Collegiate Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Williams Stadium over the weekend. Full story >
May 2, 2011 - 6:07pm
Mays Island was bustling with activity over the weekend during a unique campout with Mount Mercy students and Scouts from the Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America on May 7-8, 2011.
April 30, 2011 - 3:08pm
Mount Mercy students sacrificed a Saturday morning in order to reach out within the community and live out the call to serve during Spring Outreach. More than 60 students joined together in teams to perform tasks such as yard work, staining decks, cleaning and volunteering for Cedar Rapids' non-profits.
April 29, 2011 - 3:25pm
Mount Mercy students, faculty and staff came together on April 27 for a unique event that allowed the campus community to safely share personal struggles, challenges, heartache and achievement with each other.
Photo of the 2011 Mount Mercy softball team
April 29, 2011 - 12:16am
MARION, Iowa -- Mount Mercy outscored St. Ambrose, 13-1, in a doubleheader sweep of the Queen Bees that clinched the fourth seed for the Mustangs in this weekend's Midwest Collegiate Conference Softball Tournament. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy's 4x100 meter relay team
April 28, 2011 - 3:11pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- A total of nine Mustangs will compete in five events at this week's 102nd Drake Relays at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. Full story >
April 27, 2011 - 5:17pm
Mount Mercy Professor of Psychology Dr. Don Damsteegt was awarded the 2011 Meritorious Achievement Award from the Iowa Psychological Association (IPA).
April 26, 2011 - 10:59am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Wet weather has claimed a pair of Mount Mercy events today. The Midwest Collegiate Conference softball doubleheader against St. Ambrose and the MCC baseball game versus Iowa Wesleyan have been washed out. Full story >
Mount Mercy men's golfer Derek McConnell
April 25, 2011 - 10:48pm
MARION, Iowa -- The Mustangs finished up the spring season with their fifth tournament victory of the year, winning the Mount Mercy Spring Invitational by two strokes over Clarke on Monday at Hunters Ridge Golf Course. Full story >
Mount Mercy women's golfer Anna Kallqvist
April 25, 2011 - 3:28pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Freshman Anna Kallqvist won her second collegiate tournament last week in Mount Mercy's spring season finale, and was named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Women's Golfer of the Week for April 25. Full story >
April 22, 2011 - 2:54pm
Mount Mercy University mourns the loss of Board of Trustee member Tim White, who passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2011. Friends may call during a visitation at Cedar Memorial in Cedar Rapids on Monday, April 25 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on April 26 at Christ Episcopal Church in Cedar Rapids. Lunch will follow at Cedar Rapids Country Club.
Mount Mercy cross country and track and field recruit Katerina Althoff
April 21, 2011 - 3:57pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Competing at Mount Mercy is a tradition in the Althoff family, and this fall, Katerina will become the third member of her family to run cross country and track & field for the Mustangs. Full story >
2011 Mount Mercy baseball team
April 21, 2011 - 1:40am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Cameron Sherrer's three-run homer in the top of the seventh inning forced extra innings and Caleb Johnson's two-run single in the 12th gave Clarke an 8-6 victory over Mount Mercy in game two of Wednesday's Midwest Collegiate Conference baseball doubleheader at Ken Charipar Field at Xavier High School. Full story >
April 20, 2011 - 4:43pm
Mount Mercy University has named Fritz McDonald assistant vice president for communications and marketing, effective April 18, 2011.
April 20, 2011 - 9:52am
Mount Mercy University announced today that Dr. Melody Graham has been named acting provost and vice president for academic affairs. Dr. Jan Handler has been named vice provost. Both positions will take effect July 1.
Mount Mercy men's track & field athlete Cody Robertson
April 19, 2011 - 10:50pm
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Juniors Cody Robertson and Mike Miroux and sophomore Bryant Rader cracked Mount Mercy's all-time top-10 lists at the Jim Duncan Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Drake Stadium. Full story >

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