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October 3, 2017 - 10:38am
Mount Mercy University will host a musical fundraiser on Oct. 8 at 2:30 p.m. in Mount Mercy’s Chapel of Mercy to raise money for Fresh Start Jail Ministries (Linn County Correctional Chaplaincy). The concert will feature Mount Mercy’s University Choir and University Band. In lieu of an admittance fee, donations are encouraged.
September 30, 2017 - 1:59pm
For over 40 years—through countless victories, national titles and Mustang glory—Mount Mercy University’s outdoor athletes have never had a home field to call their own. Until now. Students, alumni, faculty, staff and community leaders gathered in celebration Saturday, Sept. 30 to kick off a new era in school history with the Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex Grand Opening.
September 28, 2017 - 8:00am
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September 27, 2017 - 1:15pm
September 26, 2017 - 4:11pm
Mount Mercy University’s CRST International Graduate Center was blessed this week with a Little Free Library, given by John and Jane Langer, along with their children Andria Gibson, Melissa Bienvenu and Adam Langer. Little Free Libraries are a relatively new global phenomenon. Established in 2009, the book exchanges now number over 50,000 and are in all 50 states as well as 70 countries.
September 25, 2017 - 8:24am
Author Keith Lesmeister, who was raised in Cedar Rapids and currently resides in Decorah, will visit Mount Mercy University on Sept. 28 for a 3:30 p.m. Q&A and 7 p.m. reading. Lesmeister’s short story collection, “We Could’ve Been Happy Here,” examines the human heart amongst unique and challenged relationships, set in the Midwest—sometimes in Cedar Rapids. His writing style has been described as “dark” or “gothic."
September 23, 2017 - 11:35pm
September 22, 2017 - 4:47pm
Mount Mercy University English professors Carol Tyx and Mary Vermillion were amongst a small group who contributed to the book honored with the 2017 Teaching Literature Book Award, an international prize for the best book on teaching literature at the college level. Their essay, titled “Literature Goes to Prison: A Reciprocal Service-Learning Project,” was one of 17 published in Service Learning and Literary Studies in English.
September 21, 2017 - 3:34pm
Mount Mercy University, Regis Middle School and the Sisters of Mercy took a stand with millions across the globe today to recognize International Day of Peace, commonly known as Peace Day. A project of the United Nations that began in 1981, Sept. 21 is a global holiday when individuals, communities, nations and governments highlight efforts to end conflict and promote peace. This year's theme was Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.

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