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.
January 2, 2017 - 3:48pm
Nsikak-Abasi Abang-Ntuen Kelley Aldrich**Leah Appell Melissa Armendariz Ricardo Baida Tyler Balkman***Katie Barrett*Jacoby Beard Brenda Bell Cara Boeding LaShanta Boyce Jacob Bruck Kacy Brumbaugh Stephen Burgess**Brandi Burnell Warren Bynoe Danielle Carson Kelsee Castonguay Megan Chapman Bridget Clark Gregory Clark Morgan Clinton Breann Cole Dana Cook April Corey***
January 2, 2017 - 8:25am
Nurse advocates fill vital roles in their communities—serving the public from the front of the courtroom, a seat at the board table, or the lobby of the state house.
January 2, 2017 - 8:20am
When Justin Oeth ’06, stopped into work to help out for a few hours one July evening in 2012, he had no idea every skill and life lesson he had learned, both at Mount Mercy University and in his career, would be put to the test.
January 2, 2017 - 8:05am
From the Hill to the Classroom with a Love for Learning
January 2, 2017 - 7:55am
Mount Mercy University’s combination of excellent academics, with a focus on compassionate service, produces graduates who hit the ground running in whatever field they desire. Each graduate’s success is a badge of honor for us and we are grateful to each and every one of them for all they do to make the world a better place.
January 2, 2017 - 7:30am
If we have met in person, you’ve heard me cheering the successes of our wonderful alumni. There is so much, and so many people, to be proud of on the Hill.
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.

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