KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mount Mercy junior right-hander Abe Carrasco, one of the top pitchers in the Midwest Collegiate Conference, is a 2012 honorable mention NAIA all-American, the association announced.
Mount Mercy University senior Mariah Cary, a public relations major from Burlington, Iowa, was crowned the winner of the Miss Iowa Scholarship Pageant on Saturday, June 9, at the Adler Theatre in downtown Davenport, beating out 11 other contestants. She was the reigning Miss Muscatine at the time of earning Miss Iowa, and now advances to the Miss America Pageant.
Mount Mercy University is celebrating the jubilees of seven Sisters of Mercy, representing a combined total of 425 years of service. A reception will be held in their honor on Sunday, June 10, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at Sacred Heart Convent on Mount Mercy University’s campus.
Mount Mercy University’s Janalyn Hanson White Gallery will exhibit a collection of student artwork and designs during a special summer exhibit, running now until September 12. The gallery is open to the public Monday through Friday, from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.