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August 27, 2012 - 10:10pm
FOREST CITY, Iowa -- After taking an early lead, Mount Mercy needed a second-half goal by junior midfielder Aaron Lacy to defeat Waldorf, 2-1, in the Mustangs' season opener on Saturday.
August 27, 2012 - 9:40pm
FOREST CITY, Iowa -- A pair of late goals by Waldorf and Mount Mercy and two scoreless overtimes led to a draw in Saturday's non-conference women's soccer match.
August 26, 2012 - 9:50pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Senior outside hitter Brittney Thomas and junior libero Meghan Nelson were named to the all-tournament team after leading Mount Mercy to a 3-1 record in the Zio Johno's Mustang Invitational on Friday and Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
August 22, 2012 - 10:00pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Senior forward Kandice Kiernan converted sophomore mdifielder Taylor Eaker's corner kick in the second half to account for the game's only goal in Mount Mercy's 1-0 victory over Roosevelt (Ill.) in non-conference women's soccer on Wednesday at Lower Kingston Field.
August 20, 2012 - 3:24pm
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce that Michelle Beisker has been appointed director of development. Beisker previously served as the chief operating officer at Waypoint, a humanitarian service organization for women, children, and families, in Cedar Rapids.
August 15, 2012 - 1:45pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Coming off the most successful season in school history, Mount Mercy finds itself 26th in the 2012 NAIA Men's Soccer Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll, released Tuesday night by the NAIA.
August 13, 2012 - 3:58pm
Mount Mercy University has named Nathan Stucky director of human resources. Stucky was previously employed as the human resources director for the City of Marshalltown in Marshalltown, Iowa.
August 10, 2012 - 10:12am
Mount Mercy's Janalyn Hanson White Gallery will showcase the digital photographs of Assistant Professor of Art Jose Clemente during a special exhibit titled "Digital Color and Texture." The exhibit runs September 7 – October 7, Monday – Friday, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
August 10, 2012 - 8:26am
Mount Mercy University has appointed Michael Lown as admissions representative for advance and graduate programs. Lown was previously an admissions representative at ITT Technical Institute. He holds two bachelor’s degrees from The University of Iowa.
August 9, 2012 - 2:58pm
Mount Mercy University has named Robert B. Callahan vice president for enrollment management, effective August 9. Callahan will spearhead the newly created division of enrollment management, providing vision and leadership for the departments of admissions, athletics, communications and marketing, and financial aid.
August 3, 2012 - 10:00am
When Mount Mercy's Psychology Club members were looking for a service project this spring, they came upon a unique request: fleece tie blankets. The inspiration came from The University of Iowa Hospitals, which needed soft and colorful blankets for some of their younger patients, as well as for elderly psychiatric patients.
August 3, 2012 - 7:35am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Larry Yoder, co-head coach of the Mount Mercy softball program for the past three seasons, has been named the first full-time softball coach in the program's history, Athletic Director Scot Reisinger announced today. 
August 1, 2012 - 2:03pm
Mount Mercy University is now featured on, a website dedicated to honoring schools nationwide for their excellence in student-focused higher education.
July 23, 2012 - 11:08am
Mount Mercy University was selected to serve as the first institution to be evaluated on its adult accelerated programs by the Commission for Accelerated Programs (CAP), an international membership organization serving professionals who lead, teach, and conduct research in accelerated programs in higher education.
July 19, 2012 - 4:48pm
The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) board of trustees announced that Mount Mercy University Board of Trustee Scott B. Lynch has been unanimously elected to serve as the company’s interim president and chief executive officer.
July 11, 2012 - 1:24pm
Mount Mercy's Professor of Biology and Department Chair Dr. Neil Bernstein led students in a grass planting in the spring of 2012 on the hill of Basile Hall. The environmentally friendly "no mow grass" will keep away erosion and doesn't requiring mowing in most circumstances. Dr. Bernstein shared with the group that the toxins and vapors released from 30 seconds of using a push mower equals roughly five minutes of driving a car.  Watch the video now >>>
July 10, 2012 - 9:42am
Mount Mercy University announced that Scott Baumler has been named assistant vice president for enrollment management and dean of admissions. Baumler has served the university since 2010 as dean of admissions. In his new role, Baumler will continue to oversee Mount Mercy's Office of Admissions while also providing leadership for the Office of Financial Aid.
July 9, 2012 - 3:52pm
Mount Mercy University Associate Professor of Business and Department Chair Bob Walker, Ph.D., recently returned from Punta Gorda, Belize, to lay the groundwork for a new international MBA course set to launch January 2013, International Business Strategy and Culture.
July 3, 2012 - 4:08pm
Mount Mercy University announced that Vicky Smith has been promoted to vice president for administration.
June 18, 2012 - 9:25am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mount Mercy junior right-hander Abe Carrasco, one of the top pitchers in the Midwest Collegiate Conference, is a 2012 honorable mention NAIA all-American, the association announced.


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