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November 15, 2016 - 2:22pm
Mount Mercy University will host General Mills Plant Manager Rue Patel on Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. in Sisters of Mercy University Center, as part of the Barbara A. Knapp Business Speaker Series and Fall Faculty Series. Patel will share his experience as a first-generation immigrant from India.
November 15, 2016 - 1:14pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS2/FOX28) — The meaning behind the anti-Trump protests can sometimes get lost in the noise, so in an effort to support those who are most vulnerable, many people are turning to a quiet act of solidarity. Some have chosen to clip one safety pin on their clothes to support those who might have felt attacked during Donald Trump’s campaign. David Butts, assistant director of diversity and engagement at Mount Mercy University, said it’s part of the ebb and flow of social movements.
November 14, 2016 - 3:30pm
With more than 30 years of wide-ranging experience as an educational leader, Sister of Mercy Delores Hannon '73 has dedicated her life’s work to supporting students in order that they can be their best selves. “My journey as a Sister of Mercy has been filled with many blessings. I have done things that the 17-year-old who came to Mount Mercy never imagined.” [Keep reading…] Be a Mustang. Success Follows.
November 14, 2016 - 11:11am
Mount Mercy University’s 2016 Fall Faculty Series wraps up this week with two final events. “The Dollars & Sense of It” will be held Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 7 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room and “Our Immigration Nation” will be held Thursday, Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of Mercy.
November 10, 2016 - 4:06pm
Mount Mercy University is proud to honor the community’s veterans with a special Mass at the Chapel of Mercy on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov. 11, at 11:45 a.m. Veterans and their spouses are also invited to a free lunch at the Sisters of Mercy University Center after Mass.
November 8, 2016 - 1:56pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS2/FOX28) — Law enforcement is not the most attractive profession right now.This year alone, 117 officers have been killed in the line of duty, five of those deaths in Iowa, which made Monday's Mount Mercy University [Keep reading at CBS2iowa.com…]
November 7, 2016 - 9:19am
Mount Mercy University will host a career forum with representatives from public safety and criminal justice agencies on Monday, Nov. 7, from 6 to 7 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, 204 Basile Hall. Representatives from federal, state, county and local agencies were invited to attend, including: U.S. Marshals Service, U.S. Probation, Iowa State Patrol, Linn County Sheriff’s Office, Cedar Rapids Police Department, Cedar Rapids Fire Department and Area Ambulance.

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