November 21, 2017 - 9:26am
Mount Mercy University’s student Enactus team will host the fourth annual holiday Market at the Mount, Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Hennessey Recreation Center Gymnasium, located on the university’s campus. The student-organized event will bring more than 70 local vendors to campus.
November 20, 2017 - 4:24pm
Dr. Robert Callahan, Mount Mercy University vice president for administrative, enrollment and student services, will become the 11th president of Silver Lake College of the Holy Family in Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Callahan has been vice president at Mount Mercy since August 2012 where he provides vision and leadership for the division of administrative, enrollment and student services.
November 20, 2017 - 10:18am
Dr. Gerry Kreitzer, director of music activities at Mount Mercy University, was awarded the 2016 National Federation Outstanding Music Educator State Award by the Iowa High School Music Association. Kreitzer was recognized at the 2017 All-State Music Festival on Saturday, Nov. 18.
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Gallery Exhibit: Lisa Truax: Peripheral Vistas
Runs November 20–December 7, 2017 [more…]
4 PM | Artist's Lecture
Hear from artist Lisa Truax..
5 PM | Reception
Enjoy refreshments while taking in the exhibit.
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Find gifts for every family member at MMU’s Holiday Market at the Mount. More than 70 vendors will be on campus, including artisans, crafters, food vendors, and local service providers.
Vendor products include: refurbished furniture, jewelry, children’s books and toys, vegan pastas, quilts, home décor, fused glass art, cupcakes, wood art, stationary, soaps, quilts, and more local, hand-made items.
Sponsored by Enactus.
[Vendor Application Form]
Presented by the Mount Mercy University Music Department, Lessons & Carols features the University Choir, University Band, and Chamber/Jazz Singers.
This event is free and open to the public. Seating may be limited.
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Snacks & Scholarships Hours
Tuesday–Thursday | 5–5:30 PM
Learn how our referral-based scholarships for Accelerated Undergraduate students work!
Come for snacks before your Block 4 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.
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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