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January 24, 2017 - 7:55am
Mount Mercy University alumna Laura L. White recently published “The Wondrous World of Wren and Will,” a children’s book inspired by her family’s personal experience with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) or Lou Gehrig’s disease. White’s ex-husband, Troy, was diagnosed with ALS six years ago, and the interactions between him and their children inspired her to write the story.
January 23, 2017 - 8:36am
Mount Mercy University senior and Enactus student leader Miranda Hammes is one of 20 college students from Iowa and California selected for the first class of the new Principal Community Scholars Program. This new program from Principal Financial Group of Des Moines, Iowa is designed to encourage student leadership to meet community needs and comes with a $1,000 scholarship after completion. 
January 18, 2017 - 3:57pm
Mount Mercy University will host the Third Annual Lunar New Year on the Hill, Jan. 22, 5 p.m.–8 p.m., in the Sisters of Mercy University Center Commons. This event, celebrating the Year of the Rooster, will feature various demonstrations, games and food suitable for all ages. The Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, is a traditional Chinese holiday that celebrates culture, heavenly deities, ancestors and the start of the New Year. There are 12 Chinese Zodiac animals, one assigned to a year, with this year being the Year of the Rooster.
January 17, 2017 - 9:06am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — Today, people all across the country, including here in eastern Iowa, took time today to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Junior.In Cedar Rapids, Mount Mercy University held a ceremony that reflected on the importance of human civil rights. Students, faculty and community members were all invited to the event. (Keep reading at KCRG.com…)
January 13, 2017 - 9:13am
Each year, the third Monday in January is designated as Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—the only federal holiday observed as a day of service. Across the country, individuals and groups will donate their time to community projects, honoring the commitment to service and community exemplified by the life of Dr. King. Mount Mercy University students, faculty and staff will honor Dr. King’s legacy Jan. 15–18 with a variety of events. Some events are open to the public while others are for students only.
January 10, 2017 - 8:30am
Congratulations to the following students named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2016 semester. Students with a semester grade point average of 3.60 or better, and who are graded (letter grade, not pass/fail) for six or more semester hours, are eligible for inclusion on the Dean's List. Nsikak-Abasi Abang-NtuenSusan AbelKelley AldrichBrooke AllenMallory AllenAndrea AngererKoffi ApelyJaime AraizaCali ArbuckleLaura Argo

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