November 27, 2013 - 8:44am
State legislators met with representatives from area private colleges to discuss the impact of the Iowa Tuition Grant on Nov. 22. Mount Mercy students Amanda Mayotte and Cassie Paulson joined Interim President Norm Nielsen and Director of Financial Aid Bethany Rinderknecht as councils for the university.
November 26, 2013 - 8:50am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Freshmen Alisa Weiland and Abby Herb combined for seven 3-pointers and led four Mustangs in double figures in Mount Mercy's 73-45 rout of Culver-Stockton (Mo.) in a women's basketball game on Monday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
November 25, 2013 - 4:31pm
The Keech Scholarship Fund has been impacting Mount Mercy nursing students for more than 40 years.
November 23, 2013 - 11:20pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Led by six double-digit scorers, the Mount Mercy men's basketball team erupted for its highest point total in eight seasons in a 121-80 win over Judson (Ill.) on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
November 23, 2013 - 10:35pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy couldn't hold on to a six-point halftime advantage and lost a non-conference women's basketball game to 15th-ranked Cardinal Stritch (Wis.), 79-72, on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
November 23, 2013 - 9:10pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- The Midwest Collegiate Conference champion Mount Mercy men came away with their best finish ever at the national meet, finishing 29th at the NAIA Cross Country National Championships today at Rim Rock Farm.
November 20, 2013 - 11:00pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Junior guard Paige Last buried six 3-pointers and poured in a game-high 19 points as the Mount Mercy women's basketball team remained unbeaten on the road with a 68-58 win over Iowa Wesleyan on Wednesday at Ruble Arena.
November 20, 2013 - 11:45am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For the first time since May of 2004, the Mount Mercy women's golf team is listed in the NAIA national poll. The Mustangs are 25th in the NAIA Women's Golf Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll released by the national office on Nov. 8.
November 20, 2013 - 10:44am
Students at Mount Mercy University traded old for new in the Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) t-shirt swap held Oct. 24. Learners donated college-branded t-shirts from around the country and in return received a new Mount Mercy shirt. “We collected over 100 t-shirts advertising other colleges and universities,” said Ryan Phillips, annual giving coordinator. “Our Development and Alumni Relations office supplied each donor with a brand new Mount Mercy t-shirt to replace their old one.”
November 20, 2013 - 9:55am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Mount Mercy men's golf team is ranked 19th in the NAIA Men's Golf Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll, which was released by the national office on Nov. 8.
November 19, 2013 - 11:10pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- After Mount Mercy rallied to tie the game with just under nine minutes left, 18th-ranked Culver-Stockton (Mo.) outscored the Mustangs, 32-10, the rest of the way to earn a 94-72 victory on Tuesday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
November 18, 2013 - 9:06am
Ellen O’Keefe, Mount Mercy associate professor of education and education department chair, will speak to Hawkeye Community College students at a noon luncheon on Nov. 20. Professor O'Keefe will discuss the nuances of the university’s education program, along with thoughts on PRAXIS – an educational licensure test. She will answer student questions as they relate to learning, academic requirements and student life on Mount Mercy’s campus.
November 17, 2013 - 3:50pm
WAVERLY, Iowa -- When you take care of the basketball and knock down your free throws, good things happen. Just ask the Mount Mercy men's basketball team, which snapped a five-game losing streak with a pair of wins and the Buzz Levick Tip-Off Tournament title.
November 17, 2013 - 3:05pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- A pair of Mount Mercy freshmen grabbed postseason honors on Friday when the Midwest Collegiate Conference announced its all-conference teams for the 2013 season.
November 13, 2013 - 8:57am
Jacob Christenson, Ph.D, assistant professor and clinical director for Mount Mercy University CRST International Graduate Center’s Marriage and Family Therapy program, will speak at Bridgehaven’s Building Family Connections Conference on Saturday, Nov. 16. Christenson’s lecture will focus on the importance of nurturing a child’s inherent strengths. “I welcome all youth caregivers and parents to enjoy this event,” said Dr. Christenson. “Attendees will certainly learn new ways of thinking and new communication tips for fostering a child’s success.”
November 12, 2013 - 11:15pm
LAMONI, Iowa -- A hot start can be the difference in a game, and that was certainly the case on Tuesday night. Graceland shot nearly 64 percent from the floor while scoring 57 first-half points in a 95-73 victory over the Mount Mercy men's basketball team.
November 12, 2013 - 10:20pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- For the second year in a row, Mount Mercy had a school-record six players named to the 2013 Midwest Collegiate Conference all-conference teams, the league announced on Monday.
November 12, 2013 - 3:15pm
Mount Mercy University and Kirkwood Community College celebrate a 15-year collaborative partnership that has connected nearly 1,300 hard-working adults with bachelor’s degrees.  "The accelerated degree partnership between the two schools is not only convenient and fast, it manages to maintain the highest degree of academic quality, while providing individual support for students as they transition between the two schools," states Tom Castle, associate provost at Mount Mercy University. "The impact these graduates have on our community is immeasurable."
November 11, 2013 - 10:35pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Senior goalkeeper Jerica Christensen was the lone Mustang to garner all-conference honors when the Midwest Collegiate Conference announced its award winners on Monday.
November 11, 2013 - 1:03pm
Mount Mercy University’s Registrar’s Office is hosting a donation drive in support of patients at the VA Medical Center in Iowa City. New and unopened travel-size personal hygiene products may be donated. “Items like trial-size shampoo and soap will help make a veteran’s stay more comfortable,” stated Kim Blankenheim, academic records specialist. “This drive is our way of showing support for those who have sacrificed so much for our freedom.”


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