Sister Mary Clementine Cashman
October 22, 2010 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University mourns the loss of Sister Mary Clementine Cashman, RSM, who passed away Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 at Mercy Hallmar Care Center in Cedar Rapids after a brief illness. Services were held at the Chapel of Mercy at Mount Mercy University on Monday, October 25 at 10:30 a.m. by Rev. David Ambrosy. Burial was at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Cedar Rapids. Arrangements were with Stewart Baxter Funeral and Memorial Services.
October 19, 2010 - 12:00am
Dr. Luke Timothy Johnson will serve as Mount Mercy University’s keynote speaker for the annual Aquinas Lecture on October 28 at 7:00 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall. The presentation, “Learning Jesus in the Life of the Church” is free and open to the public.  
September 29, 2010 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University has received a Mercy Ministry grant in the amount of $35,000 from the Sisters of Mercy West Midwest Community, headquartered in Omaha, Neb. 
September 18, 2010 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University students, faculty and staff rolled up their sleeves for a Saturday of service during Mercy and Mission week, September 18-24. Nearly 50 members of the Mount Mercy community gave up a Saturday to volunteer at Habitat for Humanity, Prairiewoods, and the Catherine McAuley Center during a week-long celebration of Mount Mercy’s Mercy heritage and faith-inspired education.
September 14, 2010 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy University will celebrate Mercy and Mission week with special events and service projects September 18 – 24. During this week in September, Mount Mercy celebrates its unique heritage and Mercy calling as we live out the call to serve and look to become a leader in values-driven education and outreach. Please join us for special community events that are free and open to the public. 
July 18, 2010 - 12:00am
Yellowstone Park authorities are confirming that retired Mount Mercy Associate Professor of Biology Frank Jaszcz has died following a fishing accident in Yellowstone National Park. Mount Mercy faculty, staff and students extend their deepest condolences to Jaszcz’s family. 
July 8, 2010 - 12:00am
By the request of Dr. Christopher Blake of Mount Mercy, Archbishop Jerome Hanus of Dubuque has approved the appointment of Father Dustin L. Vu as part-time chaplain at Mount Mercy. He will begin his duties July 13.  Fr. Vu will replace Mount Mercy’s chaplain Father Nick B. March, who has been appointed to serve as pastor of Christ Our Hope Cluster in Northeast Iowa. 
March 1, 2010 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy College has been named to the 2009 President’s Higher Education community Service Honor Roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning and civic engagement.More than 1,000 Mount Mercy students participated in forms of community service last year, which included service projects both inside and outside their academic learning, which accumulated to more than 12,000 hours of service work. 
January 21, 2010 - 12:00am
In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mount Mercy students set out to volunteer with local agencies dedicated to bettering the community through service and volunteerism. In all, more than 40 students volunteered their time and energy to serve in a variety of capacities, from mucking and gutting flood-effected houses with the Block by Block program, to painting and remodeling for Aid to Women.
January 14, 2010 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy College will host a ceremony celebrating the value of service in remembrance of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, January 18 at 9:00 a.m. in Hennessey Recreation Center.Mount Mercy President Christopher Blake will welcome the community. Cedar Rapids Mayor Ron Corbett will serve as guest speaker, as well as Dedric Doolin, president of the Cedar Rapids branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).
December 14, 2009 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy College announced today the appointment of Sr. Shari Sutherland RSM as executive director for Mercy mission and identity, effective January 1, 2010. As executive director, Sr. Sutherland will report to Mount Mercy President Christopher Blake and supervise the Office of Campus Ministry, collaborate with faculty and staff to foster the institution’s mission and identity, and work to infuse and integrate Mount Mercy’s key foundational characteristics into all aspects of campus life and ministry. 

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