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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

Market at the Mount

Join is for the 8th annual Market at the Mount! This event is put on every year by Mount Mercy's Enactus team to feature locally-owned and created products.

Holiday Concert

Holiday concert featuring the University Band and University Choir!

Nursing Pinning Ceremony

Celebrate the accomplishments of our December nursing graduates during the Nursing Pinning Ceremony.

Warde hall on Mount Mercy Campus
November 9, 2022

Campus Updates on 11/9 Incident

Public Safety and the Cedar Rapids Police Department were notified of a person inside Andreas, possibly armed. The CRPD is investigating the incident and has determined there is not an active, ongoing threat. We are taking a number of immediate measures to ensure our campus safety and well-being, which is our utmost priority.

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Warde Hall on Mount Mercy Campus
November 3, 2022

Campus Updates on 11/3 Incident

A Mount Mercy University student was injured in a shooting near campus, is expected to fully recover, and has been released from the hospital and returned to campus.

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A professor talking about the supply chain
November 1, 2022

Mount Mercy announces Master of Science in Supply Chain Management

Mount Mercy University has announced the addition of a ninth graduate program, a Master of Science in Supply Chain Management (MSSCM). The program will start February 6 in response to market demands and local/regional employer needs.

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October 20, 2022

Mount Mercy University announces new CRST Data Intelligence Lab

A $1.25 million gift from CRST will support the growth of Mount Mercy’s computer science and data science programs.

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nursing students during the white coat ceremony
September 14, 2022

Mount Mercy University congratulates 2022 white coat recipients

The following nursing students received their white coats in a ceremony on September 9.

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Statue of Mount Mercy Foundress Catherine McAuley
September 13, 2022

Mount Mercy University celebrates August 2022 graduates

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

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June 30, 2022

Mount Mercy University students named to Spring 2022 Dean’s List

The following Mount Mercy Students have made it onto the Spring 2022 Dean's List.

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June 30, 2022

Mount Mercy University congratulates June 2022 graduates

Mount Mercy University congratulates the following June graduates from the of Class of '22.

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May 26, 2022

Mount Mercy University Celebrates Class of 2022

The students listed below graduated from Mount Mercy University this May.

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Warde Hall at Mount Mercy University
May 15, 2022

Marco Delgado '22 recognized with Sister Mary Frances Warde Award

Mount Mercy University graduate Marco Delgado '22 received the Sister Mary Frances Warde Award during the 2022 Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 15. Delgado graduated with a degree in nursing and health care navigation.

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Warde Hall at Mount Mercy University
May 15, 2022

Emma Lantz '22 Receives the Sister Catherine McAuley Award

Mount Mercy University graduate Emma Lantz '22 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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May 15, 2022

Amber Grimm '17, '22 MAEd recognized with first Sister Mary Lou Podzimek Award

Mount Mercy University graduate Amber Grimm '17, '22 MAEd 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 '22 presented with President’s Award at Mount Mercy University Honors Convocation

Cedar Rapids native Gwen Johnson '22 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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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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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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