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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

Women in Leadership Self Care Panel

Join us on May 25 to learn amazing self-care techniques from a panel of eight mental health providers from in and around Cedar Rapids!

Transfer Orientation Day

Incoming transfer students and guests are invited to the Hill on June 2nd!

Freshman Orientation Day

Congratulations on becoming a future Mustang! Visit us on the Hill to become familiar with our programs, faculty, and students.

Warde Hall at Mount Mercy University
May 15, 2022

Marco Delgado recognized with Sister Mary Frances Warde Award

Mount Mercy University graduate Marco Delgado received the Sister Mary Frances Warde Award during the 2022 Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 15. Delgado graduated with a degree in nursing and healthcare navigation.

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Warde Hall at Mount Mercy University
May 15, 2022

Emma Lantz Receives the Sister Catherine McAuley Award

Mount Mercy University graduate Emma Lantz received the Sister Catherine McAuley Award during Mount Mercy’s 2022 Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 15. Lantz graduated with a degree in criminal justice and psychology.

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The outside of the CRST International Graduate Center
May 15, 2022

Amber Grimm recognized with first Sister Mary Lou Podzimek Award

Mount Mercy University graduate Amber Grimm received the first ever Sister Mary Lou Podzimek Award during the 2022 Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 15.

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May 13, 2022

Gwen Johnson presented with President’s Award at Mount Mercy University Honors Convocation

Cedar Rapids native Gwen Johnson was recognized by Mount Mercy University, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, with the prestigious President’s Award at Honors Convocation on Friday, May 13.

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Nursing pins
May 13, 2022

51 Nursing Graduates honored at Nursing Pinning Ceremony

On May 13, Mount Mercy University pinned over 50 nursing graduates at the Nursing Pinning Ceremony.

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A close-up of honors cords at Honors Convocation
May 13, 2022

Over 30 Students Awarded at Honors Convocation

Over 30 awards were given during Mount Mercy University’s Honors Convocation. These awards recognized students for excelling in academics and extra-curricular activities while demonstrating leadership and personal growth during their time at Mount Mercy.

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The Martin Herold College of Nursing and Health
March 1, 2022

Mercy Medical Center & Mount Mercy University announce education assistance program to jumpstart nursing careers

Mercy Medical Center and Mount Mercy University announce a new partnership that will help Mount Mercy students complete their nursing degrees with little to no debt – while gaining valuable, on-the-job experience as they prepare to enter the nursing workforce.

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The Corridor Business Journal's Health Care Summit logo
February 1, 2022

Corridor Business Journal Hosts Annual Health Care Summit

Mount Mercy University is proud to sponsor the Corridor Business Journal’s Health Care Summit on February 11, 2022. This year, the Summit’s theme is “The Future of Post Pandemic Health Care.”

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students working in class
January 20, 2022

Mount Mercy Congratulates Fall 2021 Dean's List Students

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.

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A student studying outside of the matrin Herold College of Nursing and Health
January 18, 2022

Mount Mercy University announces RN–BSN Chair

Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce Shawna Patterson MSN, RN, CMSRN as the RN-BSN Chair, assistant professor of nursing, and director of RN-BSN recruitment.

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January 17, 2022

Mount Mercy to hold Virtual Business & Leadership Conference

Mount Mercy University’s Business & Leadership graduate programs are presenting a two-day virtual conference on February 23-24.

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Graduate students listening to a lecturer in class
January 5, 2022

Mount Mercy Announces Master of Management

Mount Mercy University has announced the addition of an eighth graduate program. The Master of Management program was created for students who have interest—but need formal experience—in business.

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A statue of MMU foundress Catherine McAuley
January 3, 2022

Mount Mercy University congratulates December 2021 graduates

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

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A statue of Catherine McAuley
December 21, 2021

Mount Mercy nursing students earn pins

The following nursing students received their pins at the Nursing Pinning Ceremony on Dec 16.

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Honors cords
December 9, 2021

Mount Mercy University students inducted to Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

The following students were inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing on Wednesday, Dec. 8.

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A woman shopping at Market at the Mount
December 7, 2021

Holiday favorite Market at the Mount set for Dec. 11

Mount Mercy University’s student Enactus team will host the seventh annual Market at the Mount, Saturday, Dec. 11, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Hennessey Recreation Center Gymnasium.

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A statue of Mount Mercy foundress Catherine McAuley on campus
October 18, 2021

Mount Mercy Sponsors Corridor Business Journal's Women of Influence Awards

Mount Mercy University is sponsoring the 17th annual Women of Influence awards and reception, hosted by the Corridor Business Journal. Two Mount Mercy alums are being recognized this year.

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