February 22, 2010 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy College Associate Professor of Criminal Justice Dr. Chad N. Loes has been named the 2010-2012 Dr. Thomas R. Feld Endowed Chair for Teaching Excellence.
February 12, 2010 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy’s Assistant Professor of Political Science Sam Whitt, Ph.D., will present “Unity or Partition for Bosnia? A Look at Social Preferences,” during a faculty forum held Monday, February 22 at 7:30 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.Whitt will explore to what extent people who have experienced a history of violent ethnic conflict ever find reconciliation, as he considers prospects for Bosnia’s future by examining respondent preferences for unity and partition in a survey. 
February 9, 2010 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy College will host special guest speaker Dr. Peter Kuryla, Ph.D., during a forum titled, “The Imagined Civil Rights Movement and the Art of Memory.” The presentation takes place on Thursday, February 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall, and is free and open to the public. 
January 4, 2010 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy College has announced the following staff promotions. Director of Communications and Marketing Molly Altorfer has been named assistant vice president for communications and marketing. Director for Institutional Research Lori Heying has been named executive director of institutional research. Altorfer and Heying began their new roles January 1, 2010.  
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. 
December 7, 2009 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy’s Assistant Professor of Business Tracy Tunwall has been elected as the 2010 President of the Iowa Senior Human Resource Association, which includes more than 30 members statewide. She will begin her new role January 1, 2010. Candidates considered for membership must possess more than 10 years of work experience in human resources, made contributions toward progress of the field, and posses a strong dedication to volunteerism.
December 1, 2009 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy Dean of the Institute Tom Castle has been appointed treasurer for the Commission for Accelerated Programs (CAP). Castle was voted in during the national conference on November 17, and will serve as treasurer for one year. He previously served as a member-at-large.
November 19, 2009 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy College has announced that Ely, Iowa, resident Terry Schneekloth ’91 has been named president of the alumni board. He began his duties October 17, and will serve a two-year term. Schneekloth has been a member of the alumni board since 2004. He will be taking over for Susan Smith ’89 who will now serve as past president. Tricia Hoffman-Simanek ’91 will serve as vice president. Schneekloth graduated from Mount Mercy in 1991 with degrees in math education and secondary education. He currently teaches math at Jefferson High School. 
November 17, 2009 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy Professor of English Dr. Jim Grove and Dr. Libor Práger from Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic, will present “The Velvet Revolution: 20 Years Later” during a special faculty forum on Wednesday, November 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall on the Mount Mercy campus. The forum is free and open to the public. 
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy Associate Professor of Nursing Cathy Penn has been selected to present at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Annual Baccalaureate Education Conference on November 19-20 in Chicago.The presentation, “Got Public Health?” details advances in city planning, sanitation and immunization, and illustrates the contemporary issue of health protection from an interdisciplinary approach. More than 500 attendees are expected to participate in the national conference. 
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy Professor of Art Jane Gilmor will showcase her newest art exhibit, “The Architecture of Migration: I’ll be Back for the Cat,” at Humanities Gallery in Brooklyn, New York. The exhibit will run November 12 through December 18, 2009. 
November 1, 2009 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy College announced today that Lonna Drewelow ’86 has been named vice president for institutional advancement. She will begin her duties November 1, 2009.
October 27, 2009 - 12:00am
Mount Mercy’s MBA Program Director Dr. Deb Oliver will serve as a presenter for the Women in Higher Education: Leading for Change Way Up Conference. The conference is sponsored by Iowa Women’s Network – Women in Higher Education, and takes place November 5 – 6 in West Des Moines, Iowa.