June 24, 2016 - 9:16am
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce the official start of construction of The Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex, the university’s first-ever outdoor athletic facility. The 22 acre property, located at 909 17th Street NE, will give Mount Mercy’s student-athletes a home field advantage for the very first time.
June 15, 2016 - 9:59am
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce June 2016 graduates. A commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 22, at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. Congratulations to all! Stay connected to Mount Mercy by liking the Mount Mercy Alumni Facebook page.
June 2, 2016 - 11:45am
Registration is open for Mount Mercy University’s popular ExploreU World of Technology summer program, a week-long event that provides role models and fun activities to middle-school-aged girls interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). To make registration and scholarship applications more accessible, the forms are now available online at bit.ly/1OQcab6.
June 1, 2016 - 9:43am
After 36 years as a member of the English faculty at Mount Mercy University, Jim Grove was awarded professor emeritus status at the 2016 commencement ceremony. Grove served as a professor at Mount Mercy since 1980 after completing his doctoral dissertation at Southern Illinois University on American writer and icon Mark Twain. As a Fulbright lecturer in 1989-90 and 2004, Grove taught at Palacky University in the Czech Republic.
June 1, 2016 - 9:39am
Jane Junge was awarded professor emeritus status at the Mount Mercy University 2016 commencement ceremony after 33 years as assistant professor of sociology at the college. Junge joined the Mount Mercy faculty in 1983. An alumna of Mount Mercy, she also holds a master’s degree in sociology from University of Northern Iowa.
Throughout June, Mount Mercy University offers its annual summer series, Scripture on the Hill.
Led by Campus Minister Erin Broich, Scripture on the Hill will explore five fascinating women from the New Testament over the course of four weeks.
Delving deeply into the roles of these women within Jesus' ministry, you'll learn how their examples of discipleship inspire in today's world.
Join us as we dive into the stories of Women in the Bible!
Dates
June 1, 8, 15 & 29
ExploreU is an annual one week STEM summer program for middle school girls completing 6th, 7th and 8th grade.
Treasure Hunt • Math • Computer Science • Programming • Robotics
Fall concert benefiting the Fresh Start Prison Ministry. Enjoy musical performances featuring the University Choir, Madrigal Singers, Band, and Handbell Ensemble.
The Linn County Correctional Chaplaincy Ministry reaches out to local correctional facilities to offer spiritual guidance and weekly worship services to inmates, family members and facilities staff members. The ministry is partnered with local churches and businesses around Linn County.
This event is part of Alumni Reunion Weekend.
Come see the newly renovated Penthouse while taking in the view of Cedar Rapids from one of the highest points in Linn County.
This event is part of Alumni Reunion Weekend.
Kristy Rain, Mount Mercy Reference Librarian and Archivist, has created a delightful display of iconic photos chronicling Mount Mercy history. Don't miss this!
This event is part of Alumni Reunion Weekend.
11:30 a.m. Check-in | Noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch & Program
Join us as Mount Mercy recognizes alumni for professional accomplishments and service to the community at this annual event. All are welcome to attend this free lunch and award program to honor this year’s nominees.
This event is part of Alumni Reunion Weekend.
Activities include: Caricatures by Barb Jacobs ’87 Balloon animals by Papa Balloon and His Friends Face painting by Funny Face Designs by Lori Inflatable from Space Walk of Cedar Rapids and more!
This event is part of Alumni Reunion Weekend.
Enjoy ice cream with current students and faculty members while learning more about what’s happening at Mount Mercy.
This event is part of Alumni Reunion Weekend.
Did you play a sport at Mount Mercy? Do you know one of the honorees for this year’s induction ceremony? If so, help us honor this year’s inductees, and welcome them into the Hall of Fame by joining us for a social hour and awards ceremony. Everyone is invited to join us for food and drinks following at the University House.
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: www.mtmercy.edu/accelerate
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: www.mtmercy.edu/accelerate
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: www.mtmercy.edu/accelerate
March 23, 2016 - 4:05pm
Mount Mercy University President Laurie Hamen's message for those considering continuing their education as adults. Learn more: www.mtmercy.edu/accelerate
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!
July 22, 2015 - 4:29pm
July 22nd, 2015 marks the Sisters of Mercy's 140th year in Cedar Rapids. This featurette highlights the mark they've left upon various facets of our community.

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