March 6, 2014 - 1:01pm
Sydney Wallenfelsz, Mount Mercy senior and frisbee golf advocate, received a sustainability, mini-grant award for a project that promotes wellness, recreation, and re-purposing of resources. The "ReTIREd" project will install a disk golf basket in tandem with a frisbee golf putting hole. A recycled tire will form the main portion of the basket. Marked distances will be featured around the basket. Players will start at the closest point and move further back on each succeeding turn. The goal is to move "around the basket" to complete a single game.
March 6, 2014 - 1:01pm
Mount Mercy Professor of English, Dr. Joy Ochs, was recently honored as a recipient of the Mellon Fellowship and will return to India this summer to study environmental issues. Ochs will be participating in the ASIANetwork Faculty Enhancement Program's seminar, "India: Religion, Globalization, and the Environment in the 21st Century." She will be stationed in Chennai and Tamil Nadu for three weeks in June. The region has seen tremendous economic growth during the last ten years, resulting in evident environmental degradation.
March 5, 2014 - 10:05pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Three members of the Mount Mercy men's and women's track & field teams will compete at the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships this week at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
March 5, 2014 - 10:37am
Immigration reform is a priority for the United States Bishops and the Sisters of Mercy. This issue is currently receiving national attention, and there are some indications that there could be progress soon.  As a Mercy institution of higher learning, it seems appropriate for Mount Mercy to spend some energy during Lent to raise awareness on these issues and encourage prayer and advocacy. The following outlines what activities will take place during Lent that will encourage reflection on Immigration as a Mount Mercy campus.
March 3, 2014 - 10:55pm
DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Mount Mercy's hopes of another trip the national tournament were dashed in the waning seconds on Monday night as 13th-ranked St. Ambrose surrendered a 13-point halftime lead but escaped with a 69-67 victory over the Mustangs in the championship game of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Tournament at Lee Lohman Arena.
March 3, 2014 - 2:10pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy bowling programs hosted a tournament for the first time over the weekend, bringing in six other teams for the Midwest Collegiate Conference Championships on Saturday and Sunday at May City Bowl.
March 1, 2014 - 8:40pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- They didn't make it easy on themselves, but the Mount Mercy women's basketball team managed to clinch a berth in the finals of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Tournament with a 69-65 victory over William Penn on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
February 28, 2014 - 11:10pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Mount Mercy made a valiant comeback after facing a huge first-half deficit, but William Penn was able to weather the storm and advance to the championship game of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Men's Basketball Tournament with a 96-89 victory on Friday at the Penn Gymnasium.