News Archive : success follows

January 27, 2017 - 8:00am
Seth Pennock ’16 learned many of the skills he uses today with the Mount Mercy University chapter of Enactus, where he was able to develop a passion for leadership, entrepreneurship and service to others. Eventually, his involvement [Keep reading…]
November 14, 2016 - 3:30pm
With more than 30 years of wide-ranging experience as an educational leader, Sister of Mercy Delores Hannon '73 has dedicated her life’s work to supporting students in order that they can be their best selves. “My journey as a Sister of Mercy has been filled with many blessings. I have done things that the 17-year-old who came to Mount Mercy never imagined.” [Keep reading…] Be a Mustang. Success Follows.
November 1, 2016 - 11:30am
For Karen Dunlap '75, two key skills she learned at Mount Mercy University have driven her to leadership roles throughout her life, both professionally and within organizations that aligned with her family and faith The two key skills that Dunlap garnered and that propelled her toward leadership were diligence and perseverance [Keep reading…] Be a Mustang. Success Follows.
October 11, 2016 - 8:15am
Clare Duffy ’08 says Mount Mercy ended up being the perfect school for her. “Mount Mercy has a wonderful, supportive community. Professors and staff are committed to your success, and will go out of their way to make sure you have the tools to succeed.” — Duffy Be a Mustang. Success Follows. Read how internships led Clare to career success here »
October 7, 2016 - 10:06am
Mount Mercy University was ranked No. 29 in the Best Bang for the Buck – Midwest category by Washington Monthly’s 2016 College Guide and Rankings. The ranking evaluates colleges on price, quality and outcomes, ensuring students an affordable price for an excellent education that will advance them in their careers.
September 13, 2016 - 8:39am
Mount Mercy University was named a Top 50 Best Regional University — Midwest by U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 Best College rankings.
photo of Kristin McVay '08 with text logo: Mount Mercy University
July 27, 2016 - 9:02am
After graduating from Mount Mercy, Kristin McVay ’08 felt prepared for career success — and was she ever! “MMU was the stepping stone I needed to enjoy the career I do today.” — McVay Be a Mustang. Success Follows. Read her story here »
July 21, 2016 - 8:31am
Bruce Kaiser '03 prepared for his professional life at Mount Mercy by strengthening one important skill — leadership. “My degree translated into experience, credibility, and networks that I could immediately put to use to achieve my goals.” — Kaiser Be a Mustang. Success Follows. Read his story here »
Photo of Travis Peters '06 with text logo, "Mount Mercy University."
July 12, 2016 - 4:25pm
Travis Peters '06 followed his professors' examples and turned his heart for compassionate service into a career. “[Mount Mercy faculty] demonstrated for me the importance of placing students first – students are the focus of their work.” — Peters Be a Mustang. Success Follows. Read his story here »
April 29, 2016 - 3:07pm
The passion of Mount Mercy faculty and staff is to help prepare students to be profoundly successful at whatever they choose to do. The true measure of our success is found in our graduates putting their passion into action, how they define and achieve their personal success after graduating from Mount Mercy University.
April 29, 2016 - 3:07pm
Neither personal tragedy nor 20 years out of the classroom could keep Cynthia Dennis ’11, from her ultimate goal of achieving a master’s degree from Mount Mercy University once she set her mind to it.
April 29, 2016 - 3:07pm
Both Kim and Angie believe without Mount Mercy, their education and careers at Pearson would be much different than they are today. “I owe a lot to [Angie] and her encourage­ment,” Kim said. “I went to school to be a travel professional, and that industry took a serious downturn. We would take walks and she would say, ‘Kim, do what I did. Start taking classes and take a chance.’”
April 29, 2016 - 3:04pm
Lubben, who had two sons at home while attending undergraduate classes, chose Mount Mercy because of its convenient location, small class size and professors’ passion. Barb Pooley, who was an influential mentor during Lubben’s time at MMU, was the one who recommended her for the job at Raining Rose. She said she also learned important lessons in leadership from her mentors at Mount Mercy.
April 29, 2016 - 2:00pm
How our graduates put their passions into action — Mount Mercy alumni share their stories. There’s no limit to what you can achieve with a Mount Mercy education. Our alumni find success in every professional sector imaginable — as doctors, lawyers, entrepreneurs, educators, business leaders, storytellers, artists and more.

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