News Archive

July 7, 2017 - 8:50am
[threecol_two]Wow, have we come a long way since the start of the Unity Campaign—the most successful fundraising effort in Mount Mercy’s almost 90-year history. We set out to raise an ambitious $35 million—at the start of the global recession recovery no less. And we did it. We did it together, raising almost $37 million!
July 7, 2017 - 8:40am
Thank you for your support of Mount Mercy University during the most successful fundraising campaign in our 89-year history—raising a record $36+ million from July 2009 through June of 2016. Because of the generosity of thousands of donors, the success stories found throughout this report—and many more—have profoundly changed the face and future of our campus, positively impacting the entire Mount Mercy community.
July 7, 2017 - 8:20am
[threecol_two]In 2015, Reverend Anthony Adawu, lovingly known as Father Tony, became Mount Mercy’s first full-time chaplain in almost six years. As residential chaplain, his pastoral presence reinforces Mount Mercy’s Catholic tradition and Mercy charism through sharing of the Gospel, teaching, interaction, and  collaboration with people of all faiths throughout the campus community.
July 7, 2017 - 8:10am
July 7, 2017 - 8:05am
[fourcol_one] OFFICERS CHAIR Brandt A. Worley President Worley Companies, Inc. Cedar Rapids, Iowa VICE CHAIR Barbara A. Barhamand ’77 Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist/Practice Manager Hematology Oncology Consultants, Ltd. Naperville, Illinois
July 7, 2017 - 8:00am
For over 40 years—through countless victories, national titles, and Mustang glory—Mount Mercy’s outdoor athletes have never had a home field to call their own. To simply practice and play, alternative spaces scattered throughout Cedar Rapids were rented, making it difficult for athletes to train, compete, and generate much-deserved fan enthusiasm.
July 7, 2017 - 7:50am
While the addition of master’s degree programs was important to Mount Mercy’s university designation in 2010, the opening of the CRST International Graduate Center has become instrumental to the programs’ remarkable success.
July 7, 2017 - 7:40am
Mount Mercy’s 43,500-square-foot, $6 million University Center has dramatically redefined the hilltop campus since its opening in 2011.
July 7, 2017 - 7:30am
Almost 90 years ago, the Sisters of Mercy of Cedar Rapids saw the need to unite people with opportunity through education. Their vision—to blend faith and values with liberal arts learning and professional preparation—is the hallmark of a Mercy education and the foundation of Mount Mercy’s success.
July 7, 2017 - 7:20am
Unity Campaign Figures July 1, 2009–June 30, 2016  Athletic Complex $12,383,187  
June 28, 2017 - 1:22pm
Three sisters who entered the Sisters of Mercy in Cedar Rapids celebrated jubilees at the Chapel of Mercy on Mount Mercy University's campus. Orignally published in the June 25 edition of The Witness. Sister Genevieve Birchard, RSM, 75th jubilee   
June 19, 2017 - 8:56am
Mount Mercy University will offer an Online, Accelerated & Graduate Programs Information Session on Thursday, June 29, 5:30–7 p.m., at the university’s CRST International Graduate Center. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet academic advisors and program directors, tour the Graduate Center, review program information, and meet other interested students in a relaxed setting.
June 13, 2017 - 8:41am
Congratulations to the following students named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2017 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. Susan AbelTravis AlbertsonBrooke AllenJacquline AllenMallory AllenMatheus AlonsoBeverly AmbrosyMegan AnderaAndrea AngererJaime Araiza
June 5, 2017 - 9:14am
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce May 2017 graduates. A commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 21, at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. Congratulations to all! Stay connected to Mount Mercy by liking the Mount Mercy Alumni Facebook page.
June 1, 2017 - 8:45am
Giesler-Spellman was awarded the Holland Presidential Scholarship—for full tuition—to attend Mount Mercy. She attributes her career success to, “hard work, a little luck, and God’s calling and grace.” Keep reading »
May 31, 2017 - 11:28am
Dedicated to meeting the needs of working professionals, Mount Mercy University is proud to announce the addition of its fully online Master of Business Administration program, set to launch in Fall 2017. “Mount Mercy’s MBA program is recognized in the Corridor as a quality program,” said Marcie Van Note, interim MBA director. “We want to continue that same high quality and expand Mount Mercy’s mission beyond the Corridor.”