December 15, 2017 - 8:00am
Mount Mercy University alumna Courtney Snodgrass and Professor of English Mary Vermillion have teamed up to do what they do best—produce meaningful work for others to enjoy. The product—Mercy Creative Review—is the university’s first-ever alumni- and employee-sourced literary and art magazine.
October 31, 2017 - 11:39am
Mount Mercy University will host alumnus Danny Mishek, president and founder of SelfEco, on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at 7 p.m. in the Sisters of Mercy University Center Commons as part of the Barbara A. Knapp Business Speaker Series. Mishek will present “EcoPreneurship: How Businesses Can Make Money and Make a Difference.” 
October 19, 2017 - 3:00pm
Would life be different for Jessica (Shadle) Johnson ’01 if she hadn’t attended Mount Mercy? “I don’t think I would have been as successful and as happy as I am now,” says Johnson. “I was able to build my self-confidence at Mount Mercy, and figure out what I love. I also wouldn’t have met my husband. Together, we have a beautiful daughter!”
Dr. Amy Pfeiler-Wunder
October 18, 2017 - 12:34pm
KUTZTOWN, Pa., Oct. 18 — Dr. Amy Pfeiler-Wunder '97 has been named the 2017 Pennsylvania Outstanding Higher Ed Art Educator by the Pa. Art Education Association (PAEA).  She is a professor of art education at Kutztown University.  She will receive her award at the state conference held Oct. 19 – 22 in Pittsburgh, Pa.  
Amber Hoff '13
October 18, 2017 - 8:00am
This article originally appeared in the Oct. 12, 2017 email edition of CBJ on Small Business. It has been republished with permission. Amber Hoff '13 says she is opening her new therapy practice in Marion to repay her hometown and serve the community she loves.
October 12, 2017 - 3:15pm
A double major in criminal justice and nursing may seem like an unusual educational pairing, but it was the perfect combination for Megan Rausch ’07. Today, Rausch is a Medicolegal Death Investigator, analyzing any death that falls under the jurisdiction of the medical examiner or coroner. “My time at MMU prepared me for a challenging professional career and gave me the ability to be flexible and problem solve.” Megan Rausch ’07RN, Medicolegal Death InvestigatorPolk County Medical ExaminerAnkeny, IA
September 6, 2017 - 9:42am
Mount Mercy University congratulates the following MMU community members for their Forty Under 40 recognition:
September 6, 2017 - 8:20am
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce August 2017 graduates. Congratulations to all! Stay connected to Mount Mercy by liking the Mount Mercy Alumni Facebook page. August 2017 graduates include:
September 3, 2017 - 8:01am
Profile: Iowa prison educator finds value in investing in improvement High school equivalency instructor Andy Hayward helps offenders learn CEDAR RAPIDS — Andy Hayward will tell you that if each student is interested in some aspect of a lesson he’s teaching, it can go a long way toward engaging the entire class. The 39-year-old Cedar Rapids resident learned that while studying for his teacher’s degree and while teaching high school students for nine years. But now, that lesson has been reinforced in his current classroom.
June 28, 2017 - 1:22pm
Three sisters who entered the Sisters of Mercy in Cedar Rapids celebrated jubilees at the Chapel of Mercy on Mount Mercy University's campus. Orignally published in the June 25 edition of The Witness. Sister Genevieve Birchard, RSM, 75th jubilee   
June 5, 2017 - 9:14am
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce May 2017 graduates. A commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 21, at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. Congratulations to all! Stay connected to Mount Mercy by liking the Mount Mercy Alumni Facebook page.
May 21, 2017 - 12:59pm
Mount Mercy University graduate Bianca Kesselring received the Mary Catherine McAuley Award during the 2017 Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 21. Kesselring was also the ceremony’s student speaker and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management and Management.
May 21, 2017 - 12:58pm
Mount Mercy University graduate Capria Davis received the Mary Frances Warde Award during the 2017 Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 21. She graduated with a degree in Multimedia Mass Communications.
May 19, 2017 - 4:59pm
Mount Mercy University recognized Gabriel Hernandez Acosta ’17 with the President’s Award at Honors Convocation on Friday, May 19. Acosta also received the Sister Mary Norbert Karnik Art Award. The President’s Award is given each year to a graduating student who has demonstrated, during their tenure at Mount Mercy University, a strong academic record, positive engagement in the campus community and service to others. This special award honors people in circumstances that illustrate the best in student tenacity, dedication, compassion and heart.
May 17, 2017 - 10:52am
Mount Mercy University will hold Commencement 2017 exercises on Sunday, May 21, at 1 p.m. at the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Cedar Rapids.
February 16, 2017 - 2:53pm
The students listed below graduated from Mount Mercy University in February 2017. A commencement ceremony will be held Sunday, May 21, 2017, at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Olayinka AjibolaKoffi ApelyVanessa ClarkDawn Cook***Jessica GlazeDumayi GutierrezJeffrey Hall*Eric Hansen**Abbie Kelley***Meeka King***Sara Koch***Dana MedinNichole Morgan**Lindsey Rhoades**Samantha Roder
February 16, 2017 - 10:15am
Dr. Klein’s journey at Mount Mercy started when he was a student studying business administration. He served as Enactus president for three years while earning his Bachelor of Business Administration [Keep reading…]
February 6, 2017 - 1:52pm
Mount Mercy University alumnus Mark Hennessey PHR, SHRM-CP, TAS, returned to campus Feb. 9 to examine the importance of personal branding and explore how leveraging social media bolsters a job search.
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…]
January 24, 2017 - 7:55am
Mount Mercy University alumna Laura L. White recently published “The Wondrous World of Wren and Will,” a children’s book inspired by her family’s personal experience with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease. White’s ex-husband, Troy, was diagnosed with ALS six years ago, and the interactions between him and their children inspired her to write the story.

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