July 17, 2018 - 1:03pm
Sister organizations Mercy Medical Center, Mount Mercy University and the Catherine McAuley Center are embarking on a new tradition to continue spreading mercy in our community. Circle the City with Mercy is a one-day community service project with volunteers from each organization coming together on Friday, July 20, near the anniversary date marking when the Sisters of Mercy arrived in Cedar Rapids in July 1875.
Dean's List
June 25, 2018 - 10:35am
Congratulations to the following students named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2018 semester. Students with a semester grade point average of 3.60 or better, and who are graded (letter grade, not pass/fail) for six or more semester hours, are eligible for inclusion on the Dean's List. Mallory AllenMatheus AlonsoMegan AnderaAndrew AndersonJacob AndersonAndrea AngererAlma Apolonio BernalGabrielle AppelhansJaime Araiza
2018 Commencement
June 25, 2018 - 9:52am
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce June 2018 graduates. A commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 20, 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 21, 2018 - 10:00am
ExploreU World of Technology, Mount Mercy University’s week-long science, technology, engineering and math program for middle-school-aged girls, kicks off Monday, June 25. Entering its seventh year, ExploreU offers two sections: June 25–30 and July 9–14. “The goal of ExploreU is to provide STEM opportunities to all middle-school-aged girls—not just those whose families can afford it,” said Elizabeth Kleiman, associate professor of computer science and ExploreU co-founder.
Merit Award
June 12, 2018 - 12:02pm
The Mount Mercy University Students in Human Resource Management (SIHRM) club was once again awarded the 2017–2018 Merit Award by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for providing superior growth and development opportunities to its student chapter members.
June 7, 2018 - 7:53pm
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce two transformational gifts, made possible by the philanthropic foresight of two MMU trustees and one alumna. Martin-Herold College of Nursing & Health MMU trustee Ron Herold and his wife, alumna Paula (Martin) Herold, have continued their generous support for Mount Mercy’s nursing education leadership with a life-changing gift—establishing the University’s first-ever named college, the Martin-Herold College of Nursing & Health. 
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Snacks & ScholarshipsAugust 20–23 | 5–5:30 PM
Learn how our referral-based scholarships for Accelerated Undergraduate students work!
Come for snacks before your Block 1 class begins to learn more about our Scholarship Referral Program, an opportunity for current accelerated students to earn a $600 scholarship by referring a friend or co-worker to the MMU Accelerated Program.
Summer Student Show Closing Reception
Our Summer Student Show will be juried by Lauren Tucci, local artist and gallery assistant at the Gilded Pear Gallery.1st, 2nd, and 3rd, and 5 honorable mentions will be awarded during this closing reception.
Summer Student Show | more info »
November 1, 2017 - 12:30pm
Mount Mercy University recognizes that hate is not a thing of the past—acts of hate occur not only across the world but also right here on campus. Accordingly, MMU employees and students stand united against hate and reaffirm our Mercy values of compassion and hospitality. Just because we differ from one another does not give us the right to express hate toward one another. Our differences are welcome; hate is not.
September 29, 2017 - 4:13pm
The Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex is nearing completion. Student athletes began using the fields in early September. Landscaping comprises the majority of work remaining. A grand opening celebration will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017 at the complex.
September 17, 2017 - 12:00am
Sept. 17th is Constitution Day and President Hamen encourages students to embrace their rights to wish the Constitution a happy birthday!
August 2, 2017 - 1:43pm
Construction continues on the track, soccer, and baseball fields. Upon completion in August 2017, The Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex will provide a permanent home for men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s track and field, baseball, and softball.
May 16, 2017 - 2:17pm
Crews are hard at work installing artificial turf on the softball and track fields. Upon completion in August 2017, The Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex will provide a permanent home for men’s and women’s soccer, men’s and women’s track and field, baseball, and softball.
April 28, 2017 - 1:37pm
Dr. Jacob Eisenbach was born in Poland in 1923. After the German army invaded his country in 1939, Jacob’s neighborhood in Lodz, a predominantly-Jewish ghetto, became a fenced-in prison camp. The war tore the Eisenbach family apart, taking his father, brother and sister (his mother passed away prior to the invasion). Only Jacob and his brother Sam survived.
March 6, 2017 - 12:48pm
The Mount Mercy men beat Missouri Valley 91-74 to advance to the Heart of American Conference Championship game. [Keep watching at KCRG.com…]
February 27, 2017 - 1:51pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS 2, Fox28) — Mount Mercy's Enactus student group started a project last fall to help clean up the community and provide assistance to an organization affected by flooding in Cedar Rapids. [Keep reading at CBS2Iowa.com…] or [Learn more at mtmercy.edu…]
January 17, 2017 - 9:05am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — Today, people all across the country, including here in eastern Iowa, took time today to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Junior. Keep reading at KCRG.com…
November 15, 2016 - 1:14pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS2/FOX28) — The meaning behind the anti-Trump protests can sometimes get lost in the noise, so in an effort to support those who are most vulnerable, many people are turning to a quiet act of solidarity. Some have chosen to clip one safety pin on their clothes to support those who might have felt attacked during Donald Trump’s campaign. David Butts, assistant director of diversity and engagement at Mount Mercy University, said it’s part of the ebb and flow of social movements.

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