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From making headlines to creating new events, Mount Mercy strives to keep the campus community up to date to on what's happening on the Hill. Whether it's an institutional announcement, featured student, or featured event, Mount Mercy works to bring information to your fingertips.

Upcoming Events

Scholarship Fest

Join us for our annual Scholarship Fest, featuring student research presentations and creative works!

Women's Lacrosse Visit Day

Join us on campus to learn more about Women's Lacrosse, take a tour of our facilities, meet faculty, and connect with current students!

Spring Celebration

Join us for our annual spring celebration concert, featuring our Jazz Connection, Jazz Band, and other ensembles!

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April 15, 2024

Mount Mercy University congratulates February 2024 graduates

Mount Mercy University congratulates February 2024 graduates. See all who graduated.

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The CRST International Graduate Center
April 8, 2024

Mount Mercy strengthens MBA program with input from major community employers

Mount Mercy University has revamped its Master of Business Administration program (MBA) with insight from several leading employers throughout the Corridor. Beginning in August, five new tracks will be offered within the MBA program.

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February 23, 2024

13 Mount Mercy alumni named to 2024 Great Iowa Nurses list

Mount Mercy is pleased to announce that 13 alumni—including BSN Chair and Assistant Professor Ann Davidshofer ’15 MSN, RN—have been named to the 2024 Great Iowa Nurses list.

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Nursing student and patient
February 22, 2024

Mount Mercy partners with EICC on easy transfer RN-BSN program

Mount Mercy University has partnered with Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) to provide an easy transfer process into Mount Mercy’s RN-BSN program.

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A statue of Catherine McAuley on MMU campus
January 23, 2024

Mount Mercy University students named to Fall 2023 Dean’s List

The following student(s) are named to Mount Mercy University’s Fall 2023 Dean’s List. Students with a semester grade point average of 3.60 or better and who are graded for six or more semester hours are eligible for inclusion on the Dean’s List

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January 23, 2024

Mount Mercy Congratulates December Graduates

The following students graduated from Mount Mercy in December. Congratulations, graduates!

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January 19, 2024

Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa Partners with Mount Mercy University to Pilot New Experiential Learning Program

Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa (JAEI) partnered with Mount Mercy University to pilot the Busse Foundation JA Finance Park® Mobile learning experience. The event was honored with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Mount Mercy’s campus on January 17, 2024, followed by a 2-day student engagement experience, where Mount Mercy’s Personal Financial Planning class got to interact with the exhibit and local business leaders.

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The Mount Mercy graduate center
January 8, 2024

Graduate programs alumni honored with Elevate Award

Mount Mercy is once again partnering with Z102.9 to honor Cedar Rapids community members with Elevate Awards. This newest round of awards will honor alumni of Mount Mercy’s graduate programs who have put their education into practice to elevate their profession and community.

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December 15, 2023

Cuende, Goodfellow make history with Larry Lady Academic Scholarship

Two Mount Mercy students have been selected to receive the Heart of America Athletic Conference’s Larry Lady Academic Scholarship. It’s the first time in the history of the award that both the men’s and women’s scholarships went to students from the same university.

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Mount Mercy nursing pinning ribbons
December 15, 2023

Mount Mercy nursing students earn pins

On December 14, Mount Mercy University pinned over 30 nursing graduates at the Nursing Pinning Ceremony.

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A statue of Mount Mercy University foundress Catherine McAuley
November 2, 2023

Mount Mercy University and Z102.9 partner to recognize outstanding high school students

Mount Mercy is partnering with Z102.9 and area high schools on the Mount Mercy University Elevate Award. The award will recognize 8 students for their leadership and commitment to service.

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Warde Hall on Mount Mercy's campus
October 20, 2023

Mount Mercy University and SCC partner on 4-year education degree

Mount Mercy University signed an agreement to provide Southeastern Community College students a path to a bachelor's degree in education. Now, students who complete SCC's two-year education program can easily transfer to Mount Mercy to earn their bachelor's and a teaching certification.

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Warde Hall
October 1, 2023

Mount Mercy to remain open on October 2

Due to a threat made on social media currently under investigation, the Cedar Rapids Community School District has canceled all classes and activities on all school sites for Monday, October 2. Mount Mercy University does not plan to close at this time.

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September 27, 2023

Award-winning director and composer becomes Director of new strings ensemble

Members of the music department have advocated to add University Strings to Mount Mercy’s musical offerings for years. Thanks to a generous anonymous donation, this opportunity will be available to current and future musicians on campus.

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