January 2, 2017 - 7:15am
Sister Marge Friedhoff ’74 saw a problem and fixed it, creating the CARE clinic (Constipation and Reflux Evaluation) at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Independent thought, adaptability and improvisation are hallmarks of Mount Mercy nursing graduates.
January 2, 2017 - 7:10am
Amazing-Grace Ighedo ’16 strives to be the very best, no matter the circumstances or challenges of her life. This led her not only to the United States from Nigeria, but also to earn the coveted Minority Nurse Scholarship from Minority Nurse Magazine, and ultimately a degree from Mount Mercy University. […]
January 2, 2017 - 7:06am
As a student at Mount Mercy, Andrew Whitters '04 received a life-threatening diagnosis of Hodgkin’s disease — a form of cancer from which he has been in remission since 2005.
January 2, 2017 - 7:00am
Mount Mercy University inducted the Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2016 on Sept. 24, with Brandon Bradley ’07, Nick Miller ’09, and David and Lonna ’86 Drewelow during Alumni Reunion Weekend.
December 2, 2016 - 6:00am
October 20, 2016 - 9:23am
Mount Mercy University congratulates the following employees and alumni for their Forty Under 40 recognition:
Piece by Gabriel Acosta
October 14, 2016 - 10:10am
Mount Mercy University will host a day-long series of events titled “Our Immigrant Stories” which will reveal many personal narratives on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Betty Cherry Heritage Hall on Mount Mercy’s main campus. The day will include personal narrative and artwork from student-artist Gabriel Acosta, additional student works, a student panel, a faculty-staff panel, and community group presentations.
September 6, 2016 - 10:48am
Congratulations to all August 2016 Mount Mercy University graduates! Bayadir AbbasAlissa AndersonMia BeardCody BellAmanda BensonAlysia BernsNicholas BerryJenni Bex***Sarah Boubin**David BurlingRachel ChurchJolene Claus***Ryan ClemensKatherine CobbMelinda CraneAnthony CrawleyWayne CrumpHeather Dawson**April DominguezEmily Drtina**Robert ElamMary Elliott***
August 10, 2016 - 1:03pm
Three new trustees were recently elected to the Mount Mercy University Board of Trustees: Ken Brown, Kirk Kaalberg and Mike Wehr ‘03. All three members bring tremendous leadership talent to the board.
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August 1, 2016 - 8:33am
[KZIA — Cedar Rapids, Iowa] IOWA PRIVATE COLLEGE WEEK AT MOUNT MERCY UNIVERSITY! Z102.9’s fellow Mt. Mercy Mustangs, Clare and Jenny are heading back to Mount Mercy University for Iowa Private College Week next week! Keep reading…
June 15, 2016 - 9:59am
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce June 2016 graduates. A commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 22, 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 23, 2016 - 7:50am
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce May 2016 graduates. A commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 22, 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.
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 - 3:06pm
Enrique Cortina ’13, came to Mount Mercy University from his hometown of Valencia, Spain, to follow his passion for playing soccer while working toward earning an education he and his family could be proud of. The experiences and relationships Cortina formed during his four years at Mount Mercy revised his […]
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 - 1:00am
Achievements Tom Fagan ’81, celebrated his retirement from the Linn County (Iowa) Treasurer’s office after 31 years of service, in November 2015. Dawn Barnes ’94, celebrated her retirement from the Area Substance Abuse Council of Cedar Rapids after 22 years of service, in January 2016. Marriages Jessica (Joens) Munson ’12 […]
April 6, 2016 - 11:23am
Mount Mercy alumna Kellie Lala ’89 has dedicated much of her recent life to the Tumaini Junior School, a school in Karatu, Tanzania. She raises money for the school from afar, visiting her African friends whenever possible. You can find the full inspiring story—first published in the Spring 2015 Mount […]
February 22, 2016 - 1:31pm
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January 21, 2016 - 11:15am
Tony Dickinson has been named president of the Mount Mercy University Alumni Association Board. Dickinson began his term as board president in December 2015 after serving two years as vice president.

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