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October 13, 2016 - 8:00am
In this issue: Enactus spearheads post-flood recycling program Visiting artist uses photography skills to tell inspiring story MMU student speaks to remove mental health stigma Television ghost hunter to visit MMU It’s a wonderful play Check out the latest edition of Mount Mercy Times (pdf)
October 12, 2016 - 11:02am
CEDAR RAPIDS — As piles of discarded sandbags grow taller throughout Cedar Rapids, one group is refashioning the trash into reusable shopping bags. Mount Mercy University’s Enactus leadership-development club, which includes about 50 students, is teaming with local partners (Keep reading at TheGazette.com…)
October 11, 2016 - 12:03pm
 
October 11, 2016 - 8:15am
Clare Duffy ’08 says Mount Mercy ended up being the perfect school for her. “Mount Mercy has a wonderful, supportive community. Professors and staff are committed to your success, and will go out of their way to make sure you have the tools to succeed.” — Duffy Be a Mustang. Success Follows. Read how internships led Clare to career success here »
October 7, 2016 - 1:30pm
Grading work wraps up as concrete footings are poured at field sites. Public groundbreaking ceremony set for Friday, Oct. 28. Crews have completed much of the groundwork beneath the athletic complex's surface, paving way for more visible project milestones.
October 7, 2016 - 10:06am
Mount Mercy University was ranked No. 29 in the Best Bang for the Buck – Midwest category by Washington Monthly’s 2016 College Guide and Rankings. The ranking evaluates colleges on price, quality and outcomes, ensuring students an affordable price for an excellent education that will advance them in their careers.
October 6, 2016 - 3:57pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) -- The flood waters are gone. The sandbags are still here, thousands of them.A group of Mount Mercy University students has decided to turn some of those bags into reusable handbags. (Watch the video at KCRG.com…)
October 5, 2016 - 1:47pm
Mount Mercy University will welcome author Cristina Henríquez to speak on Oct. 6, at 3:30 p.m. in Betty Cherry Heritage Hall and at 7 p.m. in the Chapel of Mercy as a part of the 2016 Visiting Writers Series. In her first discussion at 3:30 p.m., Henríquez will explain the creative process. “It Starts With a Sentence” is a look into how she creates, exploring how a single sentence turns into a powerful story. She will also examine the role of editing, taking audience members through the making of a short story.
October 4, 2016 - 10:06am
 
October 3, 2016 - 4:24pm
Mount Mercy University will host Photographer José Galvez on Monday, Oct. 3, from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room as he presents his multi-media lecture “Aquí Estamos – Here We Are.” Documenting the Latino population in the United States for 40 years, Galvez combines photo presentations with lectures on various topics from the impact of César Chávez and the Chicano movement to recent Latino immigration in southern portions of the United States.

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