January 29, 2014 - 10:35pm
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Trailing by three points with 4:15 to go, Viterbo (Wis.) ended the game with a 19-6 run to hand the Mount Mercy men's basketball team its fourth straight loss, 72-62, in a Midwest Collegiate Conference contest on Wednesday at R.W. Beggs Gymnasium.
January 29, 2014 - 9:15pm
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Mount Mercy had one of its best shooting nights of the season and cruised to its fifth straight win, 73-51, over Viterbo (Wis.) in a Midwest Collegiate Conference women's basketball game on Wednesday at R.W. Beggs Gymnasium.
January 28, 2014 - 3:59pm
Mount Mercy University is collaborating with Meth-Wick to bring educational programming to residents of the Cedar Rapids retirement community. The speaker series M&M Scholars launched in January and will engage residents in lectures featuring the expertise of university faculty and staff. The first series event hosted Librarian and Archivist Kristy Raine in a discussion on the Stone City Art Colony and School. Faculty members Jim Grove and Mohammad Chaichian are also on the schedule and additional programs are being arranged through May. 
January 27, 2014 - 1:37pm
Congratulations to the following students named to the Dean's List for the fall 2013 semester. Students with a semester grade point average of 3.60 or better, and who are graded (letter grade, not pass/fail) for six or more semester hours, are eligible for inclusion on the Dean's List. Aaron Ackman William Adam Emily Adams Roshanak Ahmadi Amy Akers
January 25, 2014 - 11:40pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Mount Mercy dug itself a hole in the first half, climbed all the way back and built a double-digit lead midway through the second period, then watched William Penn take the momentum back late and hand the Mustangs their third straight defeat, 73-67, on Saturday at Penn Gym.
January 25, 2014 - 10:15pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Sophomore guard Makenzie Zeitler and senior forward Amanda Frost combined for 41 points and 21 rebounds on Saturday at William Penn, guiding the Mount Mercy women's basketball team to its fourth straight win, 82-74, at Penn Gym.
January 23, 2014 - 9:50pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy let a lead slip away in regulation, forced a second overtime with a comeback of its own, then didn't have enough left to overcome Grand View in a 108-99, triple-overtime loss to the Vikings on Wednesday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
January 23, 2014 - 8:35am
Professor of Sociology Mohammad Chaichian, Ph.D., had a busy 2013. In August, he traveled to New York to present his paper, Theoretical Tenability of Postmodern Imperial Formations: In Search of an Explanation, with colleagues at the annual American Sociological Association conference. In October, he was invited to lead a conversation in Georgia with the Professional Organization of Iranian-Americans entitled, Iranian-Americans in Atlanta: Facing the Challenges of Local, National and Global Citizenship. Now, Dr.
January 22, 2014 - 11:35pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- A sluggish, low-scoring first half gave way to a dominant second period for the Mount Mercy women's basketball team in Wednesday's 70-49 victory over Grand View in a Midwest Collegiate Conference match up at Hennessey Recreation Center.
January 21, 2014 - 9:00am
Mount Mercy’s Dance Team rocked Hy-Vee Hall during the Iowa State Dance/Drill Team Association competition in Des Moines on Dec. 6. A vibrant and sharp performance from the team of ten landed a 4th place ranking in College NAIA Pom amid 24 other collegiate squads. “The Dance Team’s dedication and training definitely came to the surface,” said the group’s advisor Bianca Hicks. “We have strong, talented dancers on our squad and that was obvious at the competition.”
January 21, 2014 - 8:51am
Human trafficking is an issue of critical concern for the Sisters of Mercy, and January is a national month of awareness on the subject. In simplest terms, human trafficking is the forceful dealing of human beings into sexual exploits or labor forces. As one of three Sisters of Mercy sponsored ministries in Cedar Rapids, Mount Mercy University embraces every opportunity to fold the Sisters’ critical concern into student and community enlightenment.
January 20, 2014 - 12:25pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Sophomore Liz Mosbach and junior Tyler Hartley picked up Midwest Collegiate Conference honors this week after performances at the UW-Platteville Open in Platteville, Wis.
January 16, 2014 - 12:05am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The last two unbeaten teams in the Midwest Collegiate Conference squared off tonight at Hennessey Recreation Center, where Clarke held on to defeat Mount Mercy, 74-71, in an action-packed men's basketball game.
January 15, 2014 - 10:05pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy outscored Clarke, 17-5, at the free throw line and senior forward Amanda Frost posted her second straight double-double to lead the Mustangs to a 62-50 victory in a Midwest Collegiate Conference contest on Wednesday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
January 14, 2014 - 2:23pm
Courtney Snodgrass is a student who juggles many talents. As a member of Mount Mercy University’s women’s bowling team, she’s a valued member of the team and traveling squad. Now, the freshman English major is also a published poet. Snodgrass has released Partially Whole, a collection of poems that covers life’s experiences, from the pain of a broken heart to the excitement of love. The book, a 62-page collection, was released on Dec. 30 and is available on Amazon. Congratulations to Courtney for sharing her talents, both on the lanes and on the page.
January 13, 2014 - 10:55am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced its 2013 fall Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. A total of 13 Mustangs were honored by the NAIA.
January 11, 2014 - 6:00pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- For the second game in a row, the Mount Mercy offense got it done in the second half to earn another Midwest Collegiate Conference victory. The Mustangs shot 63 percent from the floor after the break to put away AIB, 83-71, in a men's basketball game on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
January 11, 2014 - 5:40pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy offense was clicking on all cylinders today, and it showed in the box score. The Mustangs knocked down 13 treys and recorded assists on 28 of 34 field goals in an 89-58 rout of AIB in a Midwest Collegiate Conference women's basketball game at Hennessey Recreation Center.
January 10, 2014 - 3:45pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Change is on the way for the Midwest Collegiate Conference and its membership after the announcement that Grand View University and William Penn University will join the Heart of America Athletic Conference in 2015-16.
January 10, 2014 - 11:15am
Each year, the third Monday in January is designated as MLK Day - the only federal holiday observed as a day of service.  Across the country, individuals and groups will donate their time to community projects, honoring the commitment to service and community exemplified in the life of Dr. King. 


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