December 29, 2013 - 10:55pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- A second-half comeback by Mount Mercy led to overtime, but Coe owned the extra period and won the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic with an 83-79 victory over the Mustangs on Sunday at Eby Fieldhouse.
December 29, 2013 - 10:25pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's basketball team built a 10-point halftime lead and cruised to the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic title with a 73-53 victory over Westminster (Mo.) on Sunday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
December 21, 2013 - 9:55am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- The Mount Mercy women's basketball team will enter the holiday break riding a three-game win streak after a 65-55 victory over Northwood (Fla.) on Saturday at the Hoernle Center.
December 17, 2013 - 11:10am
Preparing for the holidays can be nerve-wracking due to the heightened call of time and attention. Numerous activities occur within a short period of time: parties, shopping, cooking and family gatherings. When impractical expectations are combined with poor coping strategies, the result can be stress, anxiety or depression. Student Therapist Deanna Engrav of Mount Mercy’s Gerald & Audrey Olson Marriage & Family Therapy Clinic offers the following tips to help cope with the season’s potential stressors:
December 16, 2013 - 9:16am
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.
December 14, 2013 - 8:10pm
DAVENPORT, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's basketball team closed out the pre-holiday portion of its schedule this weekend, defeating Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.) and 21st-ranked York (Neb.) at the St. Ambrose Shootout at Lee Lohman Arena.
December 14, 2013 - 4:40pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Sophomore guard Makenzie Zeitler knocked down three big free throws over the last 11 seconds of the game, helping the Mount Mercy women's basketball team hold on for a 64-61 victory over Simpson on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
December 12, 2013 - 2:17pm
“It’s an invigorating day for the Church and Mount Mercy as a Catholic University” responds Director of Campus Ministry Bill Mulcahey to the Dec. 11 announcement of Pope Francis, The People’s Pope as Time Magazine’s Person of the Year. Since becoming leader of the Catholic Church less than a year ago, Pope Francis has shown a spirit of mercy and compassion that has inspired the world and transcended denominations.
Terri Crumley
December 11, 2013 - 10:14am
Terri Snyders Crumley, D.M.A., joined Mount Mercy University as dean of admissions on Dec. 2. Terri comes to the university with over 20 years of service in higher education and more than 12 years of experience in college admissions. “Terri has a wealth of knowledge in the college recruiting realm from both the private and public higher education perspectives,” states Rob Callahan, Mount Mercy’s vice president for enrollment management. “We’re privileged to have an enthusiastic and skilled leader like her at Mount Mercy.”
December 10, 2013 - 10:25am
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Mount Mercy senior Nathan Stern earned the first Midwest Collegiate Conference Indoor Field Athlete of the Week award on Monday, the league announced.
December 6, 2013 - 8:27am
Laurie M. Hamen, J.D., a higher education veteran with nearly 30 years of experience in student affairs, enrollment management, athletics, academics and grant procurement, will be Mount Mercy University’s ninth president.
December 4, 2013 - 7:55pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy led by three with just under a minute to go, but Haley Tarpinian's layup with seven seconds to go gave 14th-ranked Saint Mary (Neb.) a 70-69 victory over the Mustangs in a thrilling women's basketball game on Wednesday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
December 3, 2013 - 3:49pm
Giving Tuesday is a campaign to unite charitable givers in supporting causes in the spirit of the holiday season. This Dec. 3 marks the second annual #GivingTuesday movement, and Mount Mercy faculty, staff and students took a moment to express how truly valued gifts to our university are… “Every year there are students who wouldn't be able to attend without financial aid and scholarship support. Private gifts help provide scholarships which is literally sometimes the difference between whether or not a student can attend.”
December 3, 2013 - 2:45pm
Mount Mercy University is partnering with Regis Middle School and Center Point-Urbana schools to implement a Professional Development School (PDS) model for teacher preparation. This program provides university education majors the opportunity to apply the theory and content they are learning in their classes directly into the district classrooms. In turn, K-12 students benefit from additional instruction and support provided by Mount Mercy’s teacher interns. Mount Mercy is one of only a few of colleges in the state participating in a collaboration like this to date.
December 3, 2013 - 2:43pm
Mount Mercy’s Assistant Professor of Education Jennie Schmidt, Ph.D., recently traveled to St. Louis to present “Pre-Service Learning Across the Curriculum” at the National Council for the Social Studies annual conference. The research compiled by Schmidt, along with Mount Mercy’s Dr. Norma-Linda Mattingly and Dr. Jan Rohner, focused on the cross-curricular connections made between social studies methods and reading language arts methods of education. More than 3,500 attended this 93rd conference of social studies educators.
December 2, 2013 - 10:25pm
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. -- Mount Mercy junior Daniel Healy used 1,275 pins and a 212.5 average to finish 14th individually, helping the Mustang men's bowling team to 12th place at the National Collegiate Team Match Games over the weekend.
December 2, 2013 - 10:00pm
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. -- Freshman Alicia Hartley finished first out of 183 bowlers, leading the Mount Mercy women to ninth place at the National Collegiate Team Match Games on Friday and Saturday.
December 2, 2013 - 3:03pm
When the final scores were tallied at May City Bowl on Nov. 11, team Emil’s Hideaway had rolled a city league record breaker. Four of the five teammates are part of Mount Mercy University’s family. Head Bowling Coach Glenn Healy, his son and Mustang bowler Daniel Healy, Lead Groundskeeper Victor Kies, accelerated student Scot Reed, along with fellow community member Mike Palumbo rolled an incredible 1365, toppling the city league record by 44 pins.
December 1, 2013 - 10:15pm
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. -- Ten games into the season, the Mount Mercy women's basketball team has yet to lose on an opponent's home court after the Mustangs rebounded from a six-point halftime deficit to beat Wisconsin-Platteville, 76-69, on Sunday on Bo Ryan Court.
December 1, 2013 - 9:45pm
FREMONT, Neb. -- A difficult non-conference schedule didn't get any easier for the Mount Mercy men's basketball team this weekend as the Mustangs dropped a pair of games to top-10 teams at the Draemel Classic.

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