November 16, 2012 - 11:08am
Mount Mercy University is hosting "Tales of the Season" Sunday, December 2, from 1:30 – 3:00 p.m. Activities will include storytelling with Steve Arnold, holiday crafts, cookie decorating and a special guest appearance by Santa and Mrs. Claus. The event is free and open to the public. Reservations in advance are required and should be submitted to Mount Mercy's Associate Director of Alumni Relations Catherine Shafer at by November 27.
November 15, 2012 - 10:47am
Mount Mercy University and OPN Architects were awarded 2012 Excellence in Energy Efficient Design at the Iowa American Institute of Architects Convention in Des Moines. The award recognizes outstanding efforts to reduce energy use. Alliant Energy recognized OPN Architects, Inc. for renovations at Mount Mercy's new University Center, which achieved a 65 percent kBTU savings. The University Center opened in the fall of 2011.
November 14, 2012 - 10:45pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy women's basketball team forced 28 turnovers and went to the free throw line 39 times, but 31 percent shooting from the floor cost the Mustangs in a 73-52 loss to Ashford in non-conference action on Wednesday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
November 13, 2012 - 4:20pm
Mount Mercy University has named Catherine Shafer associate director of alumni relations. Shafer previously served as the facilities coordinator at the president's house for University of Northern Iowa, in which she planned and managed events held at the president's home. She also worked closely with the president and his wife to build relationships for the university. She holds her bachelor's degree from University of Northern Iowa.
November 13, 2012 - 10:55am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The fall season is over, but that didn't stop Mount Mercy from setting a school record. The Mustangs made their debut at No. 13 in the NAIA Men's Golf Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll on Friday, the highest ranking ever in the history of the program.
November 12, 2012 - 3:35pm
Mount Mercy University is proud to announce that its admissions Website is among the most highly rated in the country, scoring in the top 100 of all sites rated.
November 12, 2012 - 11:36am
Mount Mercy University announced today that it has been named one of the 2012-2013 Catholic Colleges of Distinction. This recognition was bestowed by the national organization, Colleges of Distinction, which will feature prominently the selected colleges and universities on its Website.
November 12, 2012 - 8:20am
Mount Mercy University honors its Veteran employees today. Thank you for serving your country and providing us with a safe place to call home!
November 10, 2012 - 11:10pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- A balanced offensive attack has the Mount Mercy men's basketball team on a three-game win streak after a pair of victories in the Bosch Financial Shootout this weekend at Hennessey Recreation Center.
November 10, 2012 - 7:15pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy women's basketball team dropped a pair of games to former league foes this weekend, losing to Waldorf on Friday and Iowa Wesleyan this afternoon in the Mount Mercy Classic at Hennessey Recreation Center.
November 9, 2012 - 9:50pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- After leading Mount Mercy to double-digit wins for the third straight season and fourth time in the last five years, six Mustangs garnered all-Midwest Collegiate Conference honors, the league announced today.
November 9, 2012 - 9:30pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Three members of the Mount Mercy women's soccer team were named all-Midwest Collegiate Conference by a vote of league coaches, the league announced today.
November 9, 2012 - 10:04am
Mount Mercy University has announced an additional information session for potential students interested its graduate program in nursing and the new track in Nursing Administration.
November 8, 2012 - 5:10pm
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Top-seeded Grand View scored twice in the opening period and added another score in the second half to end second-seeded Mount Mercy's hopes of a second straight national tournament with a 3-1 victory over the Mustangs in the championship game of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Men's Soccer Tournament at the Cownie Complex.
November 8, 2012 - 3:42pm
Mount Mercy University's Janalyn Hanson White Gallery will display the ceramics and sculptures of Assistant Professor of Art Andrew Casto beginning Friday, November 16, during a special exhibit: "An Exercise in Fluidity: Recent Work by Andrew Casto." The exhibit will be on display from November 16 to December 14 and is free and open to the public for viewing. An artist talk will be held on Friday, November 16, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in Lundy Hall, Lundy 3, followed by an opening reception from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. in Janalyn Hanson White Gallery.
November 8, 2012 - 12:35pm
The new “Ideas into Action” mini-grant program celebrates its official launch on Monday, November 12, 2012 with information tables in the University Center and the lobby of Basile. Visitors will receive free bookmarks, recyclable ballpoint pens, and lip balm during the weeklong awareness event, finishing on Thursday, November 15. Eight campus locations will feature posters through Sunday, November 25, and marketing efforts will continue through the fall semester.
November 7, 2012 - 4:34pm
Mount Mercy Professor Emeritus Jane Gilmor will share readings from her new book I'll Be Back For The Cat, a career monograph of her work as an Iowan artist, on Wednesday, November 14. An artist's talk will take place at CSPS, 1103 Third Street SE, Cedar Rapids, at 7:00 p.m., followed by a book signing at New Bo Books located inside CSPS at 8:00 p.m. Gilmor will also make an appearance in New York City at A.I.R. Gallery alongside art historian Joy Sperling on Saturday, December 15, for a book signing.
November 7, 2012 - 3:17pm
13 regional championships.  More than 1,650 community members served through service projects that explore entrepreneurial action. 3 national recognitions for Mount Mercy alumni and current students. Mount Mercy has a storied history with the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) organization. And now, it transfers that success and engagement to Enactus.
November 7, 2012 - 12:45am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Down 10 points with under six minutes to go, the Mount Mercy men's basketball team ended the game with a 23-9 run to hand Culver-Stockton (Mo.) its first loss of the season, 84-80, on Tuesday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- After trailing by as many as 12 points in the second half, Culver-Stockton (Mo.) came back to steal Mount Mercy's home opener, 67-64, in non-conference women's basketball on Tuesday at Hennessey Recreation Center.


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