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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
Alex ArduserTravis ArmentClayton BesongAmber CannonJonathan ChronisterMegan ConradJeremy CrawfordJulie DietzenbachDrew DisterhoftRebecca DittmerTeresa DulingGracie EgglandTiffany EhlersHaley FernandezCrystal GrayTalia HawkinsChelsea HessDarin HookerDorian HooverPamela HusmannLaura KilburgMegan LeeBrianna LentzLeia MartinIan Martins Assis de Matos
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.
January 7, 2016 - 3:36pm
James BrustkernRonda BuchtelaBettina Buck-LutonRachel BurkeCorie CastroJoyce ChristiansonGraham ColeJames CookAmanda CorbinNicholas D'AmicoBreanne DavisLaura DeFliegerMarc DellamuthMikki DohlmanMgehnleh DorliaeHailey DriscollTalitha EfimovKristina ElderTeresa EverettJanet FosdickCourtney FoxJennifer GloverErin GrantJaclyn GreinerPatrick HaneyBenjamin Hansen
September 16, 2015 - 4:20pm
Mount Mercy University will welcome alumni back to campus for Alumni Reunion Weekend, Sept. 18–20. The weekend is designed to celebrate the campus community that was once home to alumni. Various events and activities will take place including the Athletic Hall of Fame Induction ceremony, Alumni Awards Luncheon, Alumni Reunion Mass, Service and Spirit Day, and more.
March 9, 2015 - 3:25pm
Melissa Barnes Becky Marx Jess Berding-Wheat Kristen Meese Ashley Chambers Jessica Merrell Milos Draca Micheal Mrstik
January 12, 2015 - 1:31pm
Jessica Abbott Jennifer Knutsen William Adam Danyel Koele Roshanak Ahmadi Jordan Kramer Nicole Alsaker Kori Kremer Nichole Anfinson Laura Krych
October 16, 2014 - 9:05am
Julie Sterling, M.D. ’98 and Jennifer Welton ’05 will be honored as part of the Corridor Business Journal’s Forty Under 40 class of 2014. The annual awards reception spotlights community leaders under the age of 40 who are working to make a positive impact in the Corridor. Dr. Sterling graduated from Mount Mercy with a Bachelor of Science in psychology and biology. She practices at Family Medicine Specialists, P.C. in Cedar Rapids.
September 4, 2014 - 5:11pm
Mount Mercy University will welcome alumni back to campus to celebrate Homecoming on the Hill Sept. 29 – Oct. 5, 2014. “In Linn County alone, nearly 6,000 Mount Mercy graduates help shape Iowa’s Creative Corridor and contribute to the vibrancy of their communities,” said Catherine Shafer, executive director for advancement services. “Homecoming offers an opportunity for alumni to reconnect and reminisce with old friends and while enjoying campus with their families.”  
oldest living alumna
June 18, 2014 - 1:45pm
On June 19, Mount Mercy’s oldest living alumna Frances McLaughlin Stauffacher JC’31 celebrates her 103rd birthday. Mrs. Stauffacher has experienced some amazing things over 103 years. She has been a teacher, worked for a life insurance company, and was a recreation worker for the American Red Cross during World War II. Mount Mercy wishes the very happiest of birthdays to Mrs. Stauffacher!
May 16, 2014 - 1:02pm
Mount Mercy University is calling for the nomination of outstanding alumni leaders to be recognized for their professional accomplishments and service to the community. Honorees will be acknowledged during an annual recognition luncheon held in conjunction with Homecoming this fall. “Mount Mercy alumni make monumental impacts on their communities,” said Josie Takes, coordinator of alumni relations. “Our annual award presentation and luncheon is one way the university shows our pride in their exceptional service.”
March 19, 2014 - 4:00pm
When Michael Kutcher ‘02 graduated from Mount Mercy with degrees in management and finance, he didn’t plan on a career in public speaking.  After an eye-opening encounter with a five-year-old living with pronounced cerebral palsy – a condition Kutcher shares in mild form – Michael decided to let life lead him toward his true calling: motivational speaking.

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