July 7, 2017 - 7:50am
While the addition of master’s degree programs was important to Mount Mercy’s university designation in 2010, the opening of the CRST International Graduate Center has become instrumental to the programs’ remarkable success.
July 7, 2017 - 7:30am
Almost 90 years ago, the Sisters of Mercy of Cedar Rapids saw the need to unite people with opportunity through education. Their vision—to blend faith and values with liberal arts learning and professional preparation—is the hallmark of a Mercy education and the foundation of Mount Mercy’s success.
March 15, 2017 - 1:45pm
Mount Mercy University is partnering with the Iowa Department of Corrections to offer a 10 percent tuition scholarship for employees who enroll in any of the university’s undergraduate accelerated, online or graduate programs.
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 - 8:00am
Mount Mercy Nursing — Ready for Tomorrow Mount Mercy has always been at the cutting-edge of nursing education, and nothing could be more necessary today as we enter a time of immense change in health care. Whether that is founding one of the state’s first baccalaureate nursing degrees in 1969, providing a state-of-the-art simulation laboratory to students today, or offering advanced degrees to prepare tomorrow’s leaders in our region.
December 2, 2016 - 6:00am
September 2, 2016 - 11:05am
Mount Mercy University began its 2016-17 academic year with the largest enrollment in the university’s nearly 90 year history—an estimated total of 1886 students. The fall 2016 student body is on track to set records in number of traditional freshmen, residential students, student-athletes, new online students and international students.
April 29, 2016 - 3:08pm
Using her two areas of study in tandem, junior Mount Mercy English and psychology major Courtney Snodgrass has published two poetry collections, writes commissioned pieces, is spent part of the year editing Mount Mercy’s Paha Review and is in the daunting process of starting a nonprofit to benefit area veterans.
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 - 3:04pm
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.
March 9, 2016 - 11:09am
Academic work by members of Mount Mercy University’s master’s-level Marriage and Family Therapy program is prominently featured in the March 1 edition of Contemporary Family Therapy, a peer-reviewed academic journal in the field of marriage and family therapy.
January 21, 2016 - 10:14am
Congratulations to the following students named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2015 semester! Students with a semester grade point average of 3.60 or better, and who are graded (letter grade, not pass/fail) for six or more semester hours, are eligible for inclusion on the Dean's List.
October 27, 2015 - 4:25pm
The role of a parent is not one that is easy, and it certainly does not come with a guide book. At best, parents are guided by the people around them, and to build a successful family relationship, couples must lean on each other for support. But even with a […]
October 27, 2015 - 4:22pm
As a poet, I’m always on the lookout for anything that might contain the seed of a poem. Often I find ideas sprouting right in my own backyard, but this past summer, funded by a summer scholarship grant, I followed a potential poetic trail to the Angola State Penitentiary in […]
October 27, 2015 - 4:21pm
The diagnosis and subsequent treatment of cancer can be a long and painful process. At times it almost seems like the cure is worse than the disease, but many healthcare professionals today are working feverishly to help patients make it through these physically and emotionally difficult times. Dr. Jen Lee, […]
October 27, 2015 - 4:20pm
Tessa Friason isn’t your typical college student. She didn’t return home for summer break to relax next to the pool, watch movies with friends or go back to the job she held in high school. The senior nursing major spent the start of her summer vacation in Atlanta, where she […]
July 30, 2015 - 11:00am
International students studying at Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa, now have a guaranteed path to their bachelor’s degree thanks to an agreement between IHCC and Mount Mercy University. The new agreement, signed this week by Mount Mercy University President Laurie Haman, and IHCC President Dr. Marlene Sprouse, offers every international student who completes an associate degree at IHCC, a place at Mount Mercy.
January 29, 2015 - 11:03am
The university congratulates these faculty members and thanks them for their unwavering commitment to education: Dr. Dawn Behan, associate professor and director of graduate education—promoted to professor. Dr. Christopher DeVault, assistant professor of English—awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor.

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