News Archive

June 11, 2015 - 1:25pm
Sister Mary Wilma Wolf, RSM, 97, who served God as a member of the Sisters of Mercy for nearly 80 years, died June 9, 2015, at Mercy Hallmar in Cedar Rapids after a brief illness. Services will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, June 16, at the Chapel of Mercy on the Mount Mercy University campus, by the Rev. Jim Brockman. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Cedar Rapids. Friends may call from 4 to 6:30 p.m., Monday, June 15, at Sacred Heart Chapel, with a wake service at 6:30 p.m. Arrangements are with Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Cedar Rapids.
June 9, 2015 - 9:07am
Summer camps are plentiful this summer at Mount Mercy University. With a computer camp, four sports camps—and more to be announced—as well as five music camps, summer on the Hill couldn’t be busier.
June 5, 2015 - 12:12pm
Warde Hall has had an incredibly vocal guest take up residence at the front entrance to the building: a young red-tailed hawk learning to fly. The young hawk became grounded in its attempts to fly and now sits “guarding” the main entrance of the building. Throughout the day, people all over campus can hear the youngster screech at its parents. After a week of the birds being unusually active, many are wondering why they chose to call Warde home.
May 26, 2015 - 12:30pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy women's volleyball program will have its first full-time head coach. Deb Marlin, who has guided the Mustangs for the past two seasons on a part-time basis, assumes the new role on Aug. 1.
May 26, 2015 - 12:29pm
Mount Mercy University Campus Minister Erin Broich is making progress towards the completion of her trilogy book series, “The Guardians of Light,” by releasing the second edition of “Book One: The Betrayer” last summer and “Book Two: The Land of Sand and Sea” this fall. 
May 23, 2015 - 11:05am
GULF SHORES, Ala. -- A pair of Mustangs competed individually and the Mount Mercy women's 4x800 meter relay team raced at the 35th Annual NAIA Women's Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium.
May 22, 2015 - 11:20am
Mount Mercy University’s Science Club and senior biology major Emilie Jacobson will be recognized by Iowa Campus Compact for their work in civic and community engagement.
May 20, 2015 - 1:40pm
Mount Mercy University will be hosting ExploreU@MMU World of Technology for the fourth year from June 15-20. Registration is still open and has been extended until the day the event is scheduled to start. The week-long program offers middle-school girls completing sixth, seventh and eighth grades a chance to learn more about math and computer science in an interesting, fun and stimulating environment.
May 20, 2015 - 10:50am
Mount Mercy graduate Tyler Keith ’15 received the Mary Catherine McAuley Award during Mount Mercy’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17. Keith is originally from Muscatine, Iowa, and attended Wilton High School. He is the son of Karen and John Keith.
May 20, 2015 - 10:43am
Mount Mercy graduate Fatmir Kote ‘15, originally from Albania, received the Mary Frances Warde Award during Mount Mercy’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17.
May 20, 2015 - 10:32am
Mount Mercy University recognized Bethany Rinderknecht ’15 with the President’s Award at Honors Convocation on Saturday, May 16. The award was unique this year, because it was given to a person who is both a student and employee of the university.
May 19, 2015 - 10:31am
Mount Mercy University held commencement exercises on Sunday, May 17, at the U.S. Cellular Center for the class of 2015. Degrees were bestowed upon 404 undergraduate students and 124 students in graduate programs.
May 13, 2015 - 11:27am
Mount Mercy University will hold commencement exercises on Sunday, May 17, at 1 p.m. at the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Cedar Rapids. Mount Mercy will graduate 404 undergraduate students and 123 students in graduate programs. Sister Karen Schneider, Sister of Mercy and assistant professor of pediatric emergency medicine at Johns Hopkins University Children’s Center, will serve as the commencement speaker.
May 11, 2015 - 10:05am
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- A total of five Mount Mercy baseball players received honorable mention all-Midwest Collegiate Conference honors when the league announced the 2015 MCC baseball awards on Friday.
May 6, 2015 - 10:25pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- A trio of Mount Mercy men's golfers were honored by the Midwest Collegiate Conference this spring. Jack South was named MCC Co-Player of the Year and first-team all-conference, while Matt Schlueter and Jacob Selander earned all-MCC honorable mention.
May 6, 2015 - 10:15am
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- The Midwest Collegiate Conference has announced its women's golf all-conference teams, with Mount Mercy's Meg Monson and Madison Goodfellow earning honorable mention this spring.
May 4, 2015 - 1:40pm
Eulenspiegel Puppet Theater will present Stories and Cuentos at Mount Mercy University on Tuesday, May 5 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. This production uses hand puppets, rod puppets, masked characters and music to tell two classic Mexican animal tales in both English and Spanish.
May 4, 2015 - 1:10pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Mount Mercy juniors LJ Putzier and Amanda Gaffey were among five Mustangs named to the 2015 all-Midwest Collegiate Conference softball teams, the league announced over the weekend.
May 3, 2015 - 11:20pm
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Mount Mercy earned five titles and had three performances meet the qualifying standard for the NAIA national meet at this weekend's Midwest Collegiate Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships.
May 2, 2015 - 7:25am
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- After five lead changes, it was third-seeded William Penn that moved in front for good with a five-run sixth inning to defeat sixth-seeded Mount Mercy, 9-8, in the first round of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Softball Tournament on Thursday at Penn Field.

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