October 28, 2016 - 11:45am
View on Facebook »
photo: Dr. David Klope
October 28, 2016 - 10:45am
If we were to believe the images in some political campaign commercials, Cedar Rapids would have burned to the ground long ago. Hooded figures, murder in their eyes, guns in their hands, “Allah Akbar” on their lips; this is the vision too many have of Islam in America. All the while, there stands in Cedar Rapids a building that offers a quiet, persistent refutation of that vision. The Mother Mosque symbolizes neighbors, not enemies; a part of the fabric of Cedar Rapids that is enduring, interwoven, and peaceful.
October 27, 2016 - 1:47pm
Congratulations to Mount Mercy University band members (left to right) Makayla Zweigart (euphonium), Collin Wiley (trumpet), Cody Howard (french horn), Josh Cole-Brodnax (bassoon), and Tabitha Halferty (flute) for being accepted to participate in the 23rd Annual Iowa Collegiate Honor Band.   The select honor band event will take place November 18-19 in the Josephine Tope Community Auditorium in Nevada, Iowa, and be under the direction of Dr.
Photo: African refugees work in Cedar Rapids to make handbags from used and cleaned sandbags after they helped keep the city dry during the 2016 floods.
October 26, 2016 - 6:30am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS2/FOX28) — Thousands of people have come from all over the world in the last ten years to resettle in Iowa. After the 2016 flood waters receded, there’s one special group of women helping the community move on, each one with a stich and a story. Inside a small storefront on Cedar Rapids’ Northwest side, skilled fingers toil away while conversations in foreign [Keep reading at CBS2Iowa.com…]
October 13, 2016 - 8:00am
In this issue: Enactus spearheads post-flood recycling program Visiting artist uses photography skills to tell inspiring story MMU student speaks to remove mental health stigma Television ghost hunter to visit MMU It’s a wonderful play Check out the latest edition of Mount Mercy Times (pdf)
October 12, 2016 - 11:02am
CEDAR RAPIDS — As piles of discarded sandbags grow taller throughout Cedar Rapids, one group is refashioning the trash into reusable shopping bags. Mount Mercy University’s Enactus leadership-development club, which includes about 50 students, is teaming with local partners (Keep reading at TheGazette.com…)
October 11, 2016 - 8:15am
Clare Duffy ’08 says Mount Mercy ended up being the perfect school for her. “Mount Mercy has a wonderful, supportive community. Professors and staff are committed to your success, and will go out of their way to make sure you have the tools to succeed.” — Duffy Be a Mustang. Success Follows. Read how internships led Clare to career success here »
October 6, 2016 - 3:57pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The flood waters are gone. The sandbags are still here, thousands of them.A group of Mount Mercy University students has decided to turn some of those bags into reusable handbags. (Watch the video at KCRG.com…)

Archive by Month

Share on...

Mount Mercy on...