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June 1, 2016 - 9:43am
After 36 years as a member of the English faculty at Mount Mercy University, Jim Grove was awarded professor emeritus status at the 2016 commencement ceremony. Grove served as a professor at Mount Mercy since 1980 after completing his doctoral dissertation at Southern Illinois University on American writer and icon Mark Twain. As a Fulbright lecturer in 1989-90 and 2004, Grove taught at Palacky University in the Czech Republic.
June 1, 2016 - 9:39am
Jane Junge was awarded professor emeritus status at the Mount Mercy University 2016 commencement ceremony after 33 years as assistant professor of sociology at the college. Junge joined the Mount Mercy faculty in 1983. An alumna of Mount Mercy, she also holds a master’s degree in sociology from University of Northern Iowa.
May 25, 2016 - 2:43pm
Two Mount Mercy University admissions counselors were recognized for their accomplishments at the MIDWest Association for College Admission Counseling Conference in Minneapolis, May 15–17. Tyler Poldervaart, MMU admissions counselor since January 2014, was one of three state nominees for the Iowa Association of College Admission Counseling’s Rising Star Award. This annual award recognizes one outstanding staff member who exemplifies excellence and dedication to serving the needs of students in transition from high school to college.
May 23, 2016 - 10:03am
Mount Mercy University graduated the largest class in its history during commencement exercises Sunday, May 22, at the U.S. Cellular Center. Degrees were bestowed upon 393 undergraduate students and 175 students from graduate programs. The Class of 2016 is also the first to graduate with completely online students.
May 23, 2016 - 9:33am
Mount Mercy graduate Amazing-Grace Ighedo ’16 received the Mary Frances Warde Award during Mount Mercy’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 22. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in nursing.
May 23, 2016 - 9:31am
Mount Mercy graduate Tessa Friason ’16 received the Mary Catherine McAuley Award during Mount Mercy’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 22. Friason was also the ceremony’s student speaker and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in nursing.
May 23, 2016 - 9:26am
Mount Mercy University recognized Aimee Redlinger ‘16 with the President’s Award at Honors Convocation on Saturday, May 21. The award was unique this year because it was given to an accelerated undergraduate student for the first time in University history.
May 23, 2016 - 7:50am
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce May 2016 graduates. A commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 22, at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. Congratulations to all! Stay connected to Mount Mercy by liking the Mount Mercy Alumni Facebook page.
May 20, 2016 - 12:18pm
Mount Mercy University will graduate the largest class in its history during commencement exercises Sunday, May 22, at the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Cedar Rapids. The Class of 2016 includes nearly 400 undergraduate students and 175 graduate students. The class is also the first to include students who finished their degree in a completely online format.
May 19, 2016 - 4:16pm
Mount Mercy University will hold Commencement 2016 exercises on Sunday, May 22, at 1 p.m. at the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Cedar Rapids. The university is honored to welcome Dr. Herman B. White, Jr. as the commencement keynote speaker.
May 19, 2016 - 9:33am
Mount Mercy University’s Enactus club placed in the top 12 at the 2016 Enactus United States National Exposition in St. Louis, Missouri, on May 17. This is the highest ranking the team has earned in the 18 years Enactus (formally SIFE) has been at Mount Mercy.

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