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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 Writers Series | Chuy Renteria

Come to see Chuy Renteria, artist and published memoirist, who will visit Mount Mercy as part of the Visiting Writers Series and Social Work Reads.

Homecoming & Alumni Weekend

Join us to connect with classmates and professors, celebrate honored classes, see the exciting changes in progress, and congratulate Alumni Award recipients and Hall of Fame inductees.

Bachelor of Science in Nursing | 50th Celebration

The Martin-Herold College of Nursing & Health is celebrating the 50th anniversary of Mount Mercy’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program with alumni, donors, and special guests.

An aerial photo of Donnelly Center at Mount Mercy University
September 20, 2023

Generous gifts improve Donnelly Center spaces

Generous gifts have made significant improvements to spaces inside Mount Mercy University’s Donnelly Center, home to the Martin-Herold College of Nursing & Health.

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Nursing students receiving their white coats at the White Coat Ceremony
September 19, 2023

Mount Mercy University congratulates 2023 white coat recipients

Mount Mercy students received their white coats in a ceremony on September 8, marking their acceptance into the nursing program and approval to move on to clinical study.

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Students posing with their Commencement medals
September 15, 2023

Mount Mercy University congratulates August 2023 graduates

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

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A student lifting weights
August 30, 2023

Head Athletic Trainer Lydia LaMere Receives the 2022-23 Heart Athletic Trainer of the Year Award

Mount Mercy's Lydia LaMere was named the 2022-23 Heart of America Athletic Trainer of the Year. The award was voted on by the athletic trainers in the conference.

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rogan stoops mount mercy university
August 23, 2023

Mount Mercy promotes new Graduate Business & Leadership Programs Director

With a storied history at Mount Mercy starting from his time as a bachelor’s student, Rogan Stoops is ready to take on his newest role as Director of Graduate Business & Leadership Programs.

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mount mercy university green space and warde hall
August 15, 2023

Mount Mercy University announces brand refresh

Mount Mercy University is excited to unveil its refreshed brand, including a new logo, Elevate tagline, messaging, and color palette.

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mount mercy crst data lab with ritu shandilya
August 8, 2023

Mount Mercy University welcomes new Associate Professor of Computer & Data Science

Dr. Ritu Shandilya has been appointed the new Associate Professor of Computer & Data Science at Mount Mercy University and will lead the data science program.

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Mount Mercy patio's statue
July 13, 2023

Three sister organizations continue annual tradition of spreading mercy in Cedar Rapids community

Mount Mercy University, the Catherine McAuley Center and Mercy Medical Center continued the tradition of spreading mercy in our community with a one-day community service project—Circle the City with Mercy.

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The front of Warde Hall on Mount Mercy main campus
July 12, 2023

Ridgeway joins Mount Mercy University Board of Trustees

Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce the appointment of LeAnn Ridgeway to its Board of Trustees.

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June 28, 2023

Mount Mercy University and St. Ambrose University Sign Nursing Articulation Agreement

Mount Mercy University and St. Ambrose University (SAU) signed an articulation agreement on June 28 to expand access to higher education learning pathways for students pursuing advanced degrees in the field of nursing.

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