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May 3, 2016 - 10:13am
May is shaping up to be a music-filled month at Mount Mercy University, as students prepare to welcome spring with two musical events. Students get ready to display talents at the May 5 Jazz, Java, Jive talent show, while others arrange to perform in the May 10 Spring Concert. Jazz, Java, Jive The university’s Music Department will host Jazz, Java, and Jive on Thursday, May 5, from 7 to 9 p.m. in Betty Cherry Heritage Hall. This cabaret-style talent show will feature acts from students and the university’s Jazz Connection group.
Taylor Zumbach is a graduating senior public relations major with minors in journalism and psychology at Mount Mercy University. She also has been managing editor of the Mount Mercy Times and a public relations and communications intern at TaxAct. She is from Coggon, Iowa.
May 3, 2016 - 9:17am
From IowaWatch.org, Search For Civil Speech On College Campuses Collides With First Amendment Making Boundaries: The Impact of Defining Speech Limists on College Campuses The 2016 College Media Project, Making Boundaries, brought together fourteen students from six Iowa colleges. The project examined whether or not limits exist for speech and expression on college campuses.  
May 2, 2016 - 12:55pm
Dr. Herman B. White, Jr. has been selected as the keynote speaker for Mount Mercy University’s 2016 commencement ceremony to be held on May 22 at 1 p.m. at the US Cellular Center in downtown Cedar Rapids. Through his long and prestigious career, Dr. White has been associated with physics departments at Yale University, Michigan State University, North Central College and Florida State University, from which he received his Ph.D.
April 29, 2016 - 3:09pm
The student-led Enactus program offers educational opportunities to women through the EmpowHer initiative, which covers topics like resume building, cover letters, creating business cards, proper attire and what to expect during a job search.
April 29, 2016 - 3:08pm
Using her two areas of study in tandem, junior Mount Mercy English and psychology major Courtney Snodgrass has published two poetry collections, writes commissioned pieces, is spent part of the year editing Mount Mercy’s Paha Review and is in the daunting process of starting a nonprofit to benefit area veterans.
April 29, 2016 - 3:07pm
The passion of Mount Mercy faculty and staff is to help prepare students to be profoundly successful at whatever they choose to do. The true measure of our success is found in our graduates putting their passion into action, how they define and achieve their personal success after graduating from Mount Mercy University.
April 29, 2016 - 3:07pm
Neither personal tragedy nor 20 years out of the classroom could keep Cynthia Dennis ’11, from her ultimate goal of achieving a master’s degree from Mount Mercy University once she set her mind to it.
April 29, 2016 - 3:07pm
Both Kim and Angie believe without Mount Mercy, their education and careers at Pearson would be much different than they are today. “I owe a lot to [Angie] and her encourage­ment,” Kim said. “I went to school to be a travel professional, and that industry took a serious downturn. We would take walks and she would say, ‘Kim, do what I did. Start taking classes and take a chance.’”
April 29, 2016 - 3:06pm
Enrique Cortina ’13, came to Mount Mercy University from his hometown of Valencia, Spain, to follow his passion for playing soccer while working toward earning an education he and his family could be proud of. The experiences and relationships Cortina formed during his four years at Mount Mercy revised his […]

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