July 24, 2017 - 9:13am
Mount Mercy University invites high school students and their families to visit campus during Iowa Private College Week, July 31–Aug. 4. Prospective students will have the opportunity to tour campus, meet with professors, coaches, and current students, and learn about the university’s exciting academics and campus life.
July 20, 2017 - 8:15am
The Mount Mercy University Students in Human Resource Management (SIHRM) club was awarded a 2016–2017 Merit Award by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for providing superior growth and development opportunities to its student chapter members. Of the 327 student chapters from across the United States, Mount Mercy was one of 149 winners.
July 12, 2017 - 9:57am
Mount Mercy University was ranked highest among all Iowa colleges on MONEY magazine’s 2017 Best Colleges For Your Money list. The annual list puts Mount Mercy at No. 87 in the nation among 711 schools, 50 spots higher than in 2016. Rankings are based on 27 factors in three equally-weighted categories: educational quality, affordability, and alumni success. Mount Mercy also stood out in MONEY’s rankings for overall quality.
July 10, 2017 - 1:40pm
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce Will Oprisko as assistant vice president and dean of students. Oprisko comes to the university from Saint Joseph’s College in Rensselaer, Indiana, where he was dean of students. He holds a bachelor’s degree in pastoral ministries from Taylor University and an M.S.Ed. in Student Affairs Administration from Indiana University.
July 7, 2017 - 8:50am
[threecol_two]Wow, have we come a long way since the start of the Unity Campaign—the most successful fundraising effort in Mount Mercy’s almost 90-year history. We set out to raise an ambitious $35 million—at the start of the global recession recovery no less. And we did it. We did it together, raising almost $37 million!
July 7, 2017 - 8:40am
Thank you for your support of Mount Mercy University during the most successful fundraising campaign in our 89-year history—raising a record $36+ million from July 2009 through June of 2016. Because of the generosity of thousands of donors, the success stories found throughout this report—and many more—have profoundly changed the face and future of our campus, positively impacting the entire Mount Mercy community.
July 7, 2017 - 8:20am
[threecol_two]In 2015, Reverend Anthony Adawu, lovingly known as Father Tony, became Mount Mercy’s first full-time chaplain in almost six years. As residential chaplain, his pastoral presence reinforces Mount Mercy’s Catholic tradition and Mercy charism through sharing of the Gospel, teaching, interaction, and  collaboration with people of all faiths throughout the campus community.
July 7, 2017 - 8:10am
July 7, 2017 - 8:05am
[fourcol_one] OFFICERS CHAIR Brandt A. Worley President Worley Companies, Inc. Cedar Rapids, Iowa VICE CHAIR Barbara A. Barhamand ’77 Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist/Practice Manager Hematology Oncology Consultants, Ltd. Naperville, Illinois
July 7, 2017 - 8:00am
For over 40 years—through countless victories, national titles, and Mustang glory—Mount Mercy’s outdoor athletes have never had a home field to call their own. To simply practice and play, alternative spaces scattered throughout Cedar Rapids were rented, making it difficult for athletes to train, compete, and generate much-deserved fan enthusiasm.
July 7, 2017 - 7:50am
While the addition of master’s degree programs was important to Mount Mercy’s university designation in 2010, the opening of the CRST International Graduate Center has become instrumental to the programs’ remarkable success.
July 7, 2017 - 7:40am
Mount Mercy’s 43,500-square-foot, $6 million University Center has dramatically redefined the hilltop campus since its opening in 2011.
July 7, 2017 - 7:30am
Almost 90 years ago, the Sisters of Mercy of Cedar Rapids saw the need to unite people with opportunity through education. Their vision—to blend faith and values with liberal arts learning and professional preparation—is the hallmark of a Mercy education and the foundation of Mount Mercy’s success.
July 7, 2017 - 7:20am
Unity Campaign Figures July 1, 2009–June 30, 2016  Athletic Complex $12,383,187  

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