News Archive : international students

March 29, 2016 - 12:43pm
Mount Mercy University will hold its annual Multicultural Fair on Wednesday, March 30, from 3 to 6 p.m. in Hennessey Recreation Center. The fair will showcase the various cultures represented in Mount Mercy’s diverse student body by inviting international students to share their heritage and customs with others.
March 11, 2016 - 9:51am
Mount Mercy University welcomed three Global Undergraduate Program (UGRAD) international exchange students to campus for Spring 2016. While making the journey proved to be a valiant feat for the students, taking the risk may lead to the experience of a lifetime.
November 6, 2014 - 9:46am
Governor Branstad announced Mount Mercy University as one of three colleges to be named a Home Base Iowa Certified Higher Academic Military Partner (CHAMP) during a press conference in Des Moines on Oct. 27. The governor explained the partnerships will ensure that military personnel have the higher education support needed to achieve future educational goals.
May 7, 2014 - 11:12am
Before studying at Mount Mercy University, international student Sarka Dvorakova grew up with her mother and father in the Czech Republic city of Prostějov, just 40 miles from the Slovak boarder. Though she was only a baby when the Velvet Divorce occurred more than 20 years ago, Dvorakova is able to recognize some of the differences in the eras before and after the non-violent dissolution of Czechoslovakia.  “It’s not really about what happened 20 years ago, but it’s more like the things that remain from it until now,” Dvorakova explained.
Celebrating international culture during the Multicultural Fair at Mount Mercy University
April 23, 2014 - 10:47am
Mount Mercy University invites the community to share in its Multicultural Fair on Thursday, April 24, from 3-5:30 p.m. in the University Center Commons. The fair showcases the rich histories of cultures represented in Mount Mercy's student body, as well as promotes peace as a counter-culture initiative.

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