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photo: Dr. David Klope
October 28, 2016 - 10:45am
If we were to believe the images in some political campaign commercials, Cedar Rapids would have burned to the ground long ago. Hooded figures, murder in their eyes, guns in their hands, “Allah Akbar” on their lips; this is the vision too many have of Islam in America. All the while, there stands in Cedar Rapids a building that offers a quiet, persistent refutation of that vision. The Mother Mosque symbolizes neighbors, not enemies; a part of the fabric of Cedar Rapids that is enduring, interwoven, and peaceful.
October 27, 2016 - 1:47pm
Congratulations to Mount Mercy University band members (left to right) Makayla Zweigart (euphonium), Collin Wiley (trumpet), Cody Howard (french horn), Josh Cole-Brodnax (bassoon), and Tabitha Halferty (flute) for being accepted to participate in the 23rd Annual Iowa Collegiate Honor Band.   The select honor band event will take place November 18-19 in the Josephine Tope Community Auditorium in Nevada, Iowa, and be under the direction of Dr.
October 26, 2016 - 7:25am
Update: The 4 p.m. Public Groundbreaking Ceremony will take place at 651 19thStreet NE. Parking will be available in Mount Mercy University’s Upper/Lower Andreas Lot with shuttle to the ceremony (shuttle leaves in front of Basile Hall). Please find a map of campus here: https://www.mtmercy.edu/maps-parking.
October 26, 2016 - 6:55am
Moving forward with its goal of creating a vibrant environment reflecting mercy values, Mount Mercy University is proud to announce the addition of its first-ever rectory, to be used by the university’s priest Father Anthony (Tony) Adawu. The new residence was given by University board of trustees chair Brandt Worley and his wife, Sandy, in honor of Brandt’s mother, Charlotte, and her cousin Father Gerald A. Condon.
Photo: African refugees work in Cedar Rapids to make handbags from used and cleaned sandbags after they helped keep the city dry during the 2016 floods.
October 26, 2016 - 6:30am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS2/FOX28) — Thousands of people have come from all over the world in the last ten years to resettle in Iowa. After the 2016 flood waters receded, there’s one special group of women helping the community move on, each one with a stich and a story. Inside a small storefront on Cedar Rapids’ Northwest side, skilled fingers toil away while conversations in foreign [Keep reading at CBS2Iowa.com…]
October 25, 2016 - 11:08am
 
October 24, 2016 - 11:56am
Nearly 55 area high school students attended the 19th Annual Mount Mercy University Math Day on Thursday, Oct. 20.  The students competed in challenges that involved speed, accuracy and story problem solving.
October 20, 2016 - 9:23am
Mount Mercy University congratulates the following employees and alumni for their Forty Under 40 recognition:
October 19, 2016 - 10:45pm
October 18, 2016 - 3:12pm
Mount Mercy University is partnering with local employers to offer an additional ten percent off tuition for employees* who enroll in any of the university’s graduate, accelerated or online programs.
October 18, 2016 - 11:42am
 

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