News Archive : Jamarco Clark

June 6, 2018 - 9:20am
A disaster continues to unfold in Guatemala after a massive volcanic eruption and some students from Mount Mercy University are witnessing it first-hand. Jamarco Clark and the group of seven students from Mount Mercy University are safe. They were exploring a village a couple hours away from Volcán de Fuego when it erupted this past weekend. 
April 2, 2018 - 8:40am
An estimated half of all undergraduate students struggle with food insecurity, according to a December 2017 study in SAGE Journals. Mount Mercy University decided to do something about that. Mustang Market, a new food pantry open to all MMU students, is celebrating with a grand opening on Thursday, April 5 at 2 p.m. in Busse Library Atrium. Jamarco Clark, Mount Mercy’s director of volunteerism and service-learning, said giving students an alternative, free option is vital in preventing students from going hungry.
March 29, 2018 - 11:06am
Mount Mercy University students, faculty and staff spent Spring Break 2018 in Texas responding to the still-heavy need for volunteers after Hurricane Harvey hit in August 2017. Twenty-six Mount Mercy community members made the trip and spent March 18–24 in the Beaumont and Port Arthur areas dismantling houses and cleaning up neighborhoods.
November 1, 2017 - 10:12am
Little ghosts and goblins filled the hill last night for Mount Mercy University’s 2017 Halloween on the Hill. A long-standing Mount Mercy tradition and favorite student-volunteer opportunity, local kids visited campus for a night of ghoulish games, spooky stories, freaky fun, frightening food and trick-or-treating in multi-level haunted house.
September 13, 2017 - 11:08am
Mount Mercy University and Coe College students will join forces to volunteer for a cause on Sunday, Sept. 17 during Mound View Cleanup. Volunteers will tidy up Central Park and the surrounding area from 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Both institutions call the Mound View neighborhood home and have made it a tradition to team up to remove trash from the area twice each year. It began as a challenge from Mount Mercy to Coe, with both schools having a high number of student volunteers.
August 21, 2017 - 12:09pm
More than 270 Mount Mercy University students are teaming up with local organizations to help with service projects around the city during Mustangs in Action Day, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 9 a.m.–Noon. For the third consecutive year, Mount Mercy students are encouraged to explore Cedar Rapids while participating in service projects. Organizations involved include Catherine McAuley Center, Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance, Discovery Living, Feed Iowa First and Jane Boyd Community House.

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