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September 25, 2016 - 2:54pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (Sept. 25, 2016) – Mount Mercy University has cancelled all classes for Monday, Sept. 26, and Tuesday, Sept. 27. Further cancellations, if necessary, will be announced Monday. At this time classes are expected to resume a normal schedule on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The two-day cancellation will limit student, faculty and staff impact on local road ways, as requested by public safety officials. It will also allow volunteers extra time to assist with flood response in Cedar Rapids and surrounding communities.
September 25, 2016 - 2:53pm
The public is invited to attend mass at Mount Mercy’s Chapel of Mercy Sunday, Sept. 25, 8:30 p.m., and Monday, Sept. 26, at 11:45 a.m. to pray for the safety of those affected by the flood. The chapel will also be open to the public from 7 a.m. to midnight, Monday, to allow additional time for prayers and support. For more information on Mount Mercy’s flood response, visit www.mtmercy.edu/flood-2016.
September 20, 2016 - 9:00am
 
September 20, 2016 - 8:45am
Students studying music at Mount Mercy University found new friendly faces on campus this fall, as two staff members were hired over the summer to accommodate for the program’s growth: Kent Keating and Steve Stickney.
September 19, 2016 - 8:48am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) - Students from Coe College and Mount Mercy University got out their walking shoes to help pick up trash in the Mound View Neighborhood. (Watch the video at KCRG.com…)
September 19, 2016 - 8:45am
Collaboration aimed at addressing challenges in higher education Vanessa Miller, The Gazette For the first time since their founding — which for Loras College dates back to 1839 — Iowa’s six private Catholic colleges have formed a collegiate association aimed at finding new ways to collaborate and address “the ever-changing issues facing private colleges and universities.” (Keep reading on TheGazette.com…)
September 19, 2016 - 8:36am
  Joe Sheller, Mount Mercy University 2016 Fall Faculty Series coordinator  
September 16, 2016 - 3:17pm
By ROB DILLARD, Iowa Public Radio The six Catholic colleges in the state are banding together to address the challenges facing private higher education. The Iowa Catholic Collegiate Association will explore possible joint ventures and shared programs [Keep reading…]
September 16, 2016 - 12:21pm
The six Catholic colleges in Iowa have formed the Iowa Catholic Collegiate Association to collaborate and find innovative ways to address the ever-changing issues facing private colleges and universities.
September 15, 2016 - 1:08pm
Constitution Day is observed Friday, September 16. In honor of our American heritage, Mount Mercy pauses to reflect on the rights and privileges we all enjoy. We also pause to consider the importance of these rights and encourage the community to exercise the crucial right to vote. As President Barack Obama said, “Don’t boo — vote!”
Building Walls, Building Bridges
September 14, 2016 - 8:48am
Mount Mercy University’s Dr. Dennis Dew will present Fear of an Immigrant Nation: Prejudice, Stereotyping & Discrimination Against Immigrants in the U.S. on Thursday, Sept. 15, at 7 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room as part of the 2016 Fall Faculty Series.
Building Walls, Building Bridges: The U.S. as an Immigrant Nation
September 13, 2016 - 2:22pm
[The Cedar Rapids Gazette] Dennis Dew, guest columnist

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