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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

Visiting Lecturer | Krystal Colbert, 2023 Teacher of the Year

Visit us to meet Krystal Colbert, Iowa's Teacher of the Year on Wednesday, February 28th from 9:30-10:30 AM in Wente 206 (Busse Library) .

Band & Strings Visit Day

Meet with Mount Mercy's admissions team to get a tour of campus, learn about music at MMU, join a music rehearsal, and audition for music scholarships.

Choir Visit Day

Come visit our beautiful campus and observe a Choir rehearsal to see how your participation in our music program can elevate your college experience!

nurse and syringe
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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two students posing with their commencement medals
January 23, 2024

Mount Mercy Congratulates December Graduates

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

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An audience listening to a speaker
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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The plaster athletic complex
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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