October 8, 2013 - 1:00pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mount Mercy senior forward Josip Druzijanic has been named the NAIA Men's Soccer National Offensive Player of the Week, the national office announced today. Druzijanic was chosen for his performance during the week of Sept. 30-Oct. 6.
October 8, 2013 - 12:10pm
WAUWATOSA, Wis. -- After an historic second season of bowling last year, the Mount Mercy men's and women's bowling teams opened their third seasons of competition over the weekend at the Midwest Collegiate Bowling Championships.
October 7, 2013 - 10:20pm
ONALASKA, Wis. -- Senior Ryan Schrimper and junior Jacob Selander combined to shoot 4-under-par, leading the Mount Mercy men's golf team to the best single-round score of the tournament and a third-place finish at the Ronnie Eastman Invitational hosted by Viterbo (Wis.) at the La Crosse Country Club.
October 7, 2013 - 10:00pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy women's golf team improved 15 strokes on Monday, but Grand View edged the Mustangs for the tournament title at the Donald Ross Collegiate Invitational at the Cedar Rapids Country Club.
October 6, 2013 - 9:05pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- The Mount Mercy cross country teams competed at the site of the NAIA national championships on Saturday, racing at the Rim Rock Collegiate Classic hosted by the University of Kansas.
October 4, 2013 - 2:14pm
Assistant Professor of Business Tracy Tunwall and students in the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Club organized efforts to research, plan, and create a community garden. With mini-grant funds awarded in spring 2013, the club travelled to Seed Savers (Decorah, IA) and studied the corporate benefits of having a dedicated garden serving employees.  
October 4, 2013 - 2:10pm
The sustainability, mini-grant program recently announced its second award of the 2013-2014 academic year.  Assistant Professor of Art Andy Casto received funds toward the purchase of a pugmill, an auger-based machine that reprocesses clay scrap into usable material.   The new pugmill enables the ceramics classroom to be more efficient, reducing waste and raising awareness of sustainable practices.  In tandem with Casto's pugmill, Mount Mercy Pottery Night events continue to be a huge success.  Tuesday night's event had 50 people in the studio!  Congratulations, Andy! 
October 4, 2013 - 2:10pm
The "Ideas into Action" mini-grant program was proud to support the creative work of Andy Casto, Assistant Professor of Art.  Last spring, Casto, along with two research assistants from the Pathways to Scholarship Program, sought to document the environmental impact of the 2008 Cedar Rapids flood through a found-object project called "Boon of Place: Reflections on Locality and Collapse." The team explored various flood locations, located objects still on site, and while there, photographed and recorded artifacts.  Items were taken back to the studio, where plaster molds were created and lat
October 4, 2013 - 11:10am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Golfer Chad Greenlee '02 and baseball standout Anthony Valera '07 will become the newest members of the Mount Mercy Athletic Hall of Fame when they're inducted on Friday night as part of Homecoming 2013.
Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic
October 3, 2013 - 10:26am
The Gerald and Audrey Olson Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic at Mount Mercy University opened to clients last week. The clinic offers low-cost mental health counseling services to the public, while providing hands-on, supervised training for graduate students in Mount Mercy’s marriage and family therapy (MFT) program. Mount Mercy offers the only program in Iowa that is training entry level MFT practitioners, and this clinic is the only Iowa MFT clinic that is fully staffed by student therapists who are under the supervision of licensed MFT therapists.
October 2, 2013 - 9:15pm
QUINCY, Ill. -- Mount Mercy men's soccer coach Amir Hadzic got the 150th win of his career on Wednesday when senior forward Josip Druzijanic led a Mustang rout of Culver-Stockton (Mo.) at Boots Bush Field.
October 2, 2013 - 8:50pm
QUINCY, Ill. -- Jordan Sergi of Culver-Stockton (Mo.) broke a scoreless tie with a goal in the 85th minute and Wildcats held off Mount Mercy, 1-0, in a non-conference women's soccer match on Wednesday.
October 2, 2013 - 10:25am
MOLINE, Ill. -- Led by junior Matt Schlueter, the Mount Mercy men's golf team produced a runner-up finish at the Ashford Invitational on Tuesday at Short Hills Country Club.
October 1, 2013 - 2:07pm
As the spring semester closed in May, the mini-grant committee received a proposal for purchasing water bottles for Mount Mercy students.   Wanting to communicate our sustainability message to new student populations, the committee decided that new graduate and transfer students would be the target audiences.
October 1, 2013 - 2:00pm
In September, the mini-grant selection committee presented an award to Catharine Cashner, Director of International Programs, and Brenda Steinke, Coordinator of Recreation and Wellness.  The project, exploring alternate forms of transportation, organized a bike ride to the NewBo City Market and provided lunches for fifteen people.   While at the market, the riders learned about the city's new Blue Zone initiative, which includes the idea of "moving naturally."  
October 1, 2013 - 1:59pm
The "Ideas into Action" mini-grant program is proud to support the efforts of Sarah Botkin, Assistant Dean and Director of Student Activities, a dedicated cyclist and sustainability advocate.  During fall 2013, Sarah submitted a grant proposal for the installation of a new bicycle rack on campus.  The project was fully funded.  The seven bike, surface-mount rack was ordered and installed by the Facilities Department.  The rack is located at the Regina entrance, across from Busse Library.   A campus map offers the location of all the university's bicycle racks, as well as directions to the n
October 1, 2013 - 1:52pm
The Ideas into Action mini-grant program assists campus sustainability projects and celebrates the launch of its second year from October 7-11, 2013. Last year, the grant fund supported twelve projects demonstrating thoughtful use of community and natural resources. Through a generous gift from the Sisters of Mercy, West Midwest Chapter, the fund has been renewed and is now accepting new proposals.