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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.
October 21, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy University will hold an Advance Program Information Session on Tuesday, November 2 at 5:30 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall on the Mount Mercy campus. 
October 21, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy University now offers new specialty license plates, available through the Iowa Department of Transportation. Mount Mercy alumni, students, faculty, staff and friends of the University can showcase their pride in Iowa’s newest university with Mustangs blue and gold license plates. The plates are available through each Iowa county treasurer’s office. 
October 19, 2010 - 1:00am
Dr. Luke Timothy Johnson will serve as Mount Mercy University’s keynote speaker for the annual Aquinas Lecture on October 28 at 7:00 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall. The presentation, “Learning Jesus in the Life of the Church” is free and open to the public.  
October 17, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy University welcomes special guest poet Heather Derr-Smith for a Q&A and a Reading on October 18 in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall on the Mount Mercy University campus. The Q&A starts at 3:30 p.m. and the reading starts at 7:00 p.m. Both events are free and open to the public. 
October 17, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy University Professor of Biology Neil Bernstein, Ph.D., will present “Introduction to Endangered and Threatened Species: Why We Should Care, during a special Global Issues Series forum on October 20 at 3:30 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall on the Mount Mercy University campus.
October 11, 2010 - 1:00am
“We are honored that this donor, who wished to remain anonymous, chose to create a meaningful legacy by investing in Mount Mercy students and the faith-inspired education they receive on the Hill,” says Mount Mercy University President Christopher Blake. “By making a college education more affordable, these scholarships will create opportunities for all types of students to attend Mount Mercy and achieve a level of academic success wrapped around Mercy values of service to the common good.”
October 10, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy University will be the site of the 2nd Congressional District debate between incumbent Dave Loebsack (D) and challenger Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R) this Tuesday, October 12, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. in Betty Cherry Heritage Hall.
October 7, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy University honored eight alumni on Saturday, October 2, during a special recognition luncheon as part of Mount Mercy’s Homecoming 2010 celebration. Cedar Rapids resident Katie Ferris Feldman ’80 received the Alumni Misericordiae Award, presented for humanitarian service to others through professional or volunteer activities. Feldman currently serves as a clinical nurse specialist at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids.

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