Photo: Student with long, blonde hair faces away from the camera, looking across a reflecting pond toward the grotto on Mount Mercy's campus.
July 19, 2016 - 9:48am
Mount Mercy University has developed a new program to improve graduation rates for low-income, first generation students. The initiative, named Project Connect, will launch this fall thanks to a $310,000 grant from the Chicago-based Caerus Foundation.
July 15, 2016 - 10:11am
Mount Mercy University was ranked highest among Iowa private schools on MONEY magazine’s recently released Best Colleges list. Nationally, the Time-affiliated magazine ranked Mount Mercy 137 out of 2,000 four-year colleges. The rankings were based on 24 factors in three equally weighted categories: educational quality, affordability and outcomes. Ranked 147 in 2015, the university moved up 10 spots in 2016. 
July 14, 2016 - 9:42am
The Mercy Auxiliary Scholarship Team had the pleasure of awarding $1,000 scholarships to five outstanding nursing students from Mount Mercy University to be used during the 2016-17 academic year.
June 29, 2016 - 2:07pm
Mount Mercy University MBA Coordinator Marcie Van Note was selected to receive the 2016 Council for Accelerated Programs Excellence in Teaching award. The national award is given to an outstanding faculty member who demonstrates excellence in their ability to relate to students and has provided significant contributions to the wider academic community.
This event is a part of Orientation Week.
Resident students will receive their Welcome Week schedule and move into their residence hall.
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Move-in Schedule
This event is a part of Orientation Week.
Commuter students this is your time to pick-up a Welcome Week schedule, a parking permit, your ID card and anything you might need from the Campus Store. This is also the perfect time to check out the Commuter Lounge.
Laurie Hamen, President; Sister Shari Sutherland, Vice President for Mission and Ministry; and Evan Bowman, Student Government President will each offer their welcome to the newest members of the Mount Mercy community.
This event is a part of Orientation Week.
Meet Mount Mercy University President Laurie Hamen, J.D.
Family members will enjoy light refreshments while having the opportunity to mingle with other parents and members of the Mount Mercy community.
This event is a part of Orientation Week.
New students' first evening on campus starts off with the chance to meet more classmates while enjoying dinner outdoors.
This event is a part of Orientation Week.
Meet other commuter students, check out the commuter lounge and get important tips about being a commuter student at Mount Mercy.
This event is a part of Orientation Week.
Moving into a new community means new responsibilities and expectations. Hear from the Residence Life staff as they provide you with important information.
This event is a part of Orientation Week.
People of all faiths are welcome.
This event is a part of Orientation Week.
An opportunity for you to join your classmates in a project that will help out the Cedar Rapids community.
This event is a part of Orientation Week.
A variety of festivities to keep you active during the evening.
July 7, 2016 - 8:45am
Terri Crumley, Mount Mercy University's Dean of Admissions, sits with MC22 Newsleaders and shares about the University's upcoming plans for Iowa Private College Week.
May 23, 2016 - 5:46pm
Learn more about Commencement 2016 at the Commencement Home Page.
May 23, 2016 - 5:17pm
Mount Mercy University offers perks that often cost additional dollars at other colleges. We do our best to keep many free for our students. Learn more here.
May 23, 2016 - 4:03pm
No other college or university in eastern Iowa offers Mount Mercy’s unique combination of accomplished professors, academic excellence, and tight-knit, fun-loving campus culture — all committed to meaningful service and community engagement.
May 6, 2016 - 2:38pm
Like many of our students, Sun-Hee Goldsberry dreams big! Follow a day in her shoes and see how she fits Mount Mercy's accelerated program into her work and family life. Learn more:
April 20, 2016 - 2:35pm
Originally from Miskolc, Hungary, Magda Brown was deported on one of the final transports to Auschwitz-Birkenau with her entire family when she was just 17 years old. Her parents died in gas chambers; her brother was the only other member of her family to survive and served in the Hungarian military’s Jewish labor force until being captured and imprisoned by the Russian army.
April 20, 2016 - 12:41pm
Mount Mercy's accelerated program helped Steven Kinney jump start his career — in front of his wife and young children. Learn more:
March 23, 2016 - 4:05pm
By believing in herself, Kimberly Bauer earned a four-year degree from our accelerated program and was able to advance in her career. Learn more:
March 23, 2016 - 4:05pm
Mount Mercy University President Laurie Hamen's message for those considering continuing their education as adults. Learn more:
September 16, 2015 - 5:19pm
Sept. 17th is Constitution Day and President Hamen encourages students to embrace their rights to wish the Constitution a  happy birthday!

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