News Archive

December 20, 2010 - 3:01pm
Today's non-conference men's basketball game in Pella between Mount Mercy and Central has been postponed due to inclement weather. A makeup date has not been set. The Mustangs are off until Thursday, Dec. 30, when they travel to Chicago to take on Roosevelt (Ill.) at 7:00 p.m.
December 18, 2010 - 9:56pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- A young Cornell squad limited Mount Mercy to its lowest point total of the season and defeated the Mustangs, 79-61, in non-conference men's basketball on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center. Full story >
December 16, 2010 - 11:23pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- For most of the season, Mount Mercy's strength has been solid shooting from the free throw line and 3-point range. On Thursday, the Mustangs struggled in both areas, and dropped a 77-67 decision to Florida Memorial on the final day of the Northwood (Fla.) Classic. Full story >
December 15, 2010 - 10:35pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- The Mount Mercy women's basketball team got 59 points from three starters and held off the host Seahawks, 84-79, in Tuesday's opener at the Northwood (Fla.) Classic. Full story >
December 10, 2010 - 11:22pm
AMES, Iowa -- Four school records were set and juniors Mwale Kapande and Jacqueline Kane qualified for the NAIA indoor national meet when the Mount Mercy track & field teams competed at Friday's Holiday Preview hosted by Iowa State. Full story >
Mount Mercy's handbell ensemble performs
December 8, 2010 - 10:19am
The Mount Mercy University Handbell Ensemble will perform a special Christmas concert on Sunday, December 19 at 3:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Memories at Cedar Memorial Cemetery. Admission is free and the public is welcome to attend.
An image of Mount Mercy University's cupola
December 7, 2010 - 6:51pm
Mount Mercy University offers numerous cultural affairs events each year, including plays, lectures, forums, and exhibits, which are free and open to the community. Series such as the Global Issues Series, Presidential Lecture Series, and the Barbara Knapp Speaker Series offer resources on business-related topics of interest and perspectives on global and local issues surrounding us. We invite you to join us for any number of events during the upcoming year!
Mount Mercy women's track and field, Kelsey Hansen
December 7, 2010 - 5:00pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- A pair of school records fell and three Mustangs qualified for NAIA national meets as Mount Mercy got a jump on the track & field season at the Midland (Neb.) Half-Marathon and the Viking Throws Fest hosted by Grand View over the weekend. Full story > 
Mount Mercy men's soccer, Petar Triva
December 6, 2010 - 4:03pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mount Mercy senior midfielder Petar Triva has been named an honorable mention all-American by the NAIA Men's Soccer All-America Selection Committee, the NAIA announced today. Full Story >
Mount Mercy men's basketball, Chad Underwood
December 6, 2010 - 3:59pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Mount Mercy's Chad Underwood, who averaged better than 23 points per game while leading the Mustangs to a pair of wins last week, has been named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week for Dec. 6. Full story >
An image of Mount Mercy's Basile Hall
December 5, 2010 - 9:02pm
Mount Mercy celebrates the accomplishments of our faculty and staff - check out some highlights and see what we've been up to!
Mount Mercy women's basketball, Tonya Davis
December 4, 2010 - 9:30pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- William Penn made only two field goals in overtime, but went 13-for-19 from the free throw line in the extra period and defeated Mount Mercy, 74-66, in Midwest Collegiate Conference women's basketball on Saturday at Penn Gymnasium. Full story >
Mount mercy men's basketball, LeTerrious Thomas
December 4, 2010 - 9:30pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's basketball team marched to the free throw line 51 times, knocked down 43 of them, and reached the century mark for the second time in three games in a 108-92 win over William Penn in a Midwest Collegiate Conference clash on Saturday at Penn Gymnasium.
Students Leaving a Mark provides an opportunity to celebrate giving
December 3, 2010 - 11:37am
Mount Mercy University’s newest club, Students Leaving a Mark (SLAM) is a student-driven philanthropy club dedicated to increasing the awareness of giving on campus and thanking those who have already contributed. Lecturer of Business Anne King and Director of Annual Support Patrick Collins helped initiate the new student-run club, which provides initiatives that seek to educate the campus on giving, while recognizing and thanking contributions already made by current students.
Sarah Botkin, Director of Student Activities and Orientation
December 2, 2010 - 7:26pm
Mount Mercy Director of Student Activities and Orientation Sarah Botkin has been selected as a coach for the National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) new professional's webinar program.
Mount Mercy's nursing lab provides students with hands-on training.
November 4, 2010 - 12:16pm
Mount Mercy University today announced that alumnae Mary LoVerde and Pat Marschel have established an endowed scholarship in honor of their mothers. The Lou Schulte-Lois Corkery Endowed Scholarship (Title III) is designed to provide funding for scholarships for worthy and deserving students whose major is nursing, with preference given to students from Mediapolis High School in Mediapolis, Iowa, or Don Bosco High School in Gilbertville, Iowa.
Students line up with bags ready to fill as they raise canned foods
November 2, 2010 - 6:52pm
Mount Mercy students in the Honors Student Association participated in “Trick or Canning” this past Halloween to raise canned goods for the Catherine McAuley Center.  Students went door-to-door on Halloween night and asked for canned donations.  The event is an annual tradition, and enables students to participate in servant leadership and volunteerism to benefit a non-profit organization in the community.  
Students are given personal attention by Dr. Alesia Hruska-Hageman as they exper
November 2, 2010 - 6:44pm
Mount Mercy University has been awarded a $125,000 grant from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust in support of undergraduate research and inquiry-based curriculum in the biology and chemistry programs.  
Heide Hesse, Admissions Counselor and Events Coordinator
November 2, 2010 - 4:06pm
Mount Mercy University has named Heidi Hesse as Events Coordinator/Admissions Counselor. She began her duties October 18. Hesse will be responsible for coordinating on- and off-campus events and have an assigned recruitment territory of high schools for recruiting and assisting prospective students. Her duties include tracking and evaluating recruiting data in order to initiate effective and innovative recruiting strategies. She will also be responsible for coordinating recruitment events, receptions, open houses and special outreach programs.
Sister Mary Clementine Cashman
October 22, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy University mourns the loss of Sister Mary Clementine Cashman, RSM, who passed away Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 at Mercy Hallmar Care Center in Cedar Rapids after a brief illness. Services were held at the Chapel of Mercy at Mount Mercy University on Monday, October 25 at 10:30 a.m. by Rev. David Ambrosy. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Cedar Rapids. Arrangements were with Stewart Baxter Funeral and Memorial Services.

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