News Archive

June 25, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College announced today that Randall R.  Lyle has been named associate professor and director of the new marriage and family therapy program. He will begin his duties July 1.
June 22, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy’s Assistant Professor of History Adam Ebert was recently awarded the Gilbert C. Fite Award for the best dissertation in agricultural history from the Agricultural History Society. Ebert’s dissertation, “Hive Society: The Popularization of Science and Beekeeping in the British Isles, 1609-1913,” is believed to be the first dissertation from a student writing on a non-U.S. history topic that has won this award. 
June 22, 2010 - 1:00am
Associate Professor of Art and Department Chair of Communications, Literature and Arts Kathryn Hagy has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant by the United States Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to teach at the Fine Arts College of Tribhuvan University in Kathmandu, Nepal during the 2010-2011 academic year.
June 16, 2010 - 1:00am
This year’s theme was “Becoming a Global Citizen in Mercy.” The conference was held at Mercyhurst College in Erie, Pennsylvania. Atkins’ presentation detailed Mount Mercy’s endeavors to become more environmentally sustainable.
June 16, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy will hold its annual Iowa Immigration Heritage Multicultural Fair on Monday, April 19 from 3:00 – 7:30 p.m. The fair, which takes place in Betty Cherry Heritage Hall, is free and open to the public.In addition to food, arts and crafts representing the cultures of Mount Mercy’s international students, there will also be entertainment such as Brazilian dancers, Latin America music and dances, and Irish ballet dancing. Guests will also have an opportunity to take a practice Citizenship Test in Lundy. 
June 16, 2010 - 1:00am
Visitors can view vibrant, innovative and inspiring pieces this summer as Mount Mercy showcases the creative artwork of its students. Pieces range from oil on canvas to weavings, to etchings and drawings on paper. “We have an incredibly talented group of up-and-coming underclass art students, and we are excited by their potential, which is evident in many of the works on display,” says Associate Professor of Art Kathryn Hagy.
June 9, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy and Kirkwood Community College representatives will host a “virtual open house” on Tuesday, June 15 at 6:00 p.m.
June 7, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy art students will showcase a unique display of artwork during the summer months at the Janalyn Hanson White Gallery on Mount Mercy’s campus during an exhibit that runs through September 8. Visitors can view vibrant, innovative and inspiring pieces this summer as Mount Mercy showcases the creative artwork of its students. Pieces range from oil on canvas to weavings, to etchings and drawings on paper. 
May 26, 2010 - 1:00am
Frontier Natural Products Co-op™ employee band Aeroroot recently returned from their latest competition in Las Vegas to reflect on another successful musical competition and the unique opportunities they experienced along the way.
May 24, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy’s two highest awards for graduates were presented during the 2010 Commencement ceremony, held on Sunday, May 23: The Mary Catherine McAuley Award and the Mary Frances Warde Award. The McAuley Award is the highest honor given to a student who has attended Mount Mercy for four years. The Warde Award is the highest honor given to a student who transferred to Mount Mercy. The President’s Award, given to a graduating senior who has demonstrated outstanding perseverance and diligence in pursuing his or her goals, was given during the Honor’s Convocation on Saturday, May 22. 
May 18, 2010 - 1:00am
Frontier Natural Products Co-op™ employee band Aeroroot, comprised of Mount Mercy College Assistant Professor of Business Tracy Tunwall, alumni Clint Landis ’88 and Brett Karminski ’01, along with Steve Krusie, Frontier’s public relations director, has been selected for the semifinals of Fortune magazine’s annual “Battle of the Corporate Bands” for the second straight year in a row. The band will perform in Las Vegas on May 22 at the Western Regional Competition. 
May 18, 2010 - 1:00am
For the first time in its more than 80-year history, Master’s degrees will be conferred upon graduates at Mount Mercy’s Commencement, marking a milestone in the institution’s history. 
May 16, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy will hold its annual Iowa Immigration Heritage Multicultural Fair on Monday, April 19 from 3:00 – 7:30 p.m. The fair, which takes place in Betty Cherry Heritage Hall, is free and open to the public.In addition to food, arts and crafts representing the cultures of Mount Mercy’s international students, there will also be entertainment such as Brazilian dancers, Latin America music and dances, and Irish ballet dancing. Guests will also have an opportunity to take a practice Citizenship Test in Lundy. 
May 14, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy announced today that Scott Baumler has been named Dean of Admissions. He will begin his duties May 17, 2010. 
May 13, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy has announced today that Terry Waite, humanitarian, hostage negotiator, and author of Taken on Trust, will serve as the institution’s Commencement speaker during the graduation ceremony May 23 at 1:00 p.m. at the U.S. Cellular Center. The title of Waite’s address to graduates is, “The Power of the Human Spirit: Turning Misfortune into Positive Action.”
May 12, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy will showcase the Senior Art Theses capstone projects during a special exhibit running May 3 to May 22. 
May 10, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team are heading to the national competition in Minneapolis, Minnesota May 12 – 13. 
April 21, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy MBA students in Professor of Business Kathryn Coulter’s Business Ethics class partnered with the non-profit organization Kids Against Hunger to help raise money and package more than 6,000 meals for hunger relief efforts in Haiti.
April 20, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy students will showcase their exemplary academic projects on Tuesday, May 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Lower Lundy Hall as part of Mount Mercy’s annual Undergraduate Scholars Day. The public is invited to attend and witness a wide variety of presentations from students showcasing work in English, chemistry, biology, computer science, nursing and psychology, among others. 
April 19, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy will exhibit the artwork of area high school students during a special exhibit at the Janalyn Hanson White Gallery April 19 – April 29. The exhibit will provide an opportunity to showcase the unique and distinctive artwork of local, young talent in the community, while allowing visitors to witness the results of art teachers’ devotion to cultivating creativity in their students. 

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