News Archive

April 10, 2015 - 3:54pm
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce that Rev. Anthony Adawu (lovingly known as Father Tony) has accepted the position of residential chaplain. Father Tony will be the first full-time chaplain for the university in almost six years.
April 9, 2015 - 1:44pm
Sister Karen Schneider has been selected as the keynote speaker for Mount Mercy’s University’s commencement ceremony to be held on May 17 at 1 p.m. at the US Cellular Center in downtown Cedar Rapids. Serving as both physician and assistant professor of pediatric emergency medicine at Johns Hopkins University Children’s Center as well as a Sister of Mercy, Sister Karen works to improve children’s health in the United States and around the world.
April 8, 2015 - 12:20am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy roared back from a seven-run deficit in game two, but couldn't close the deal in a softball doubleheader sweep by Clarke in Midwest Collegiate Conference action on Tuesday at Tomahawk Park.
April 7, 2015 - 1:45pm
HOWIE-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. -- The 19th-ranked Mount Mercy men's golf team used a strong third round to leap two spots and finish 10th at the loaded NAIA/Golfweek Invitational on Sunday and Monday at Mission Golf Resort.
April 5, 2015 - 10:10am
GRINNELL, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy offense tallied 18 runs and 25 hits on Saturday as the Mustangs swept a non-conference doubleheader with Grinnell, 10-4 and 8-1, at the Grinnell Softball Complex.
April 3, 2015 - 10:00am
PELLA, Iowa -- Mount Mercy brought home a pair of individual titles as the Mustang women finished second and the men placed sixth at the Central College Invitational on Thursday.
April 2, 2015 - 4:10pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Heart of America Athletic Conference (HAAC) Council of Presidents is pleased to announce that it has approved the applications of Mount Mercy University and Clarke University for membership into the conference.
April 2, 2015 - 2:47pm
Since 2005, Associate Provost Tom Castle has been an important member of the Council for Accelerated Programs (CAP), a professional network for higher education institutions offering accelerated formats. After serving in various positions, Castle became CAP president in 2013, taking on a leadership role in advocating for accelerated programs around the country.
April 1, 2015 - 4:21pm
Emilie Jacobson, a senior biology major at Mount Mercy University, was recently named a 2015 Newman Civic Fellow, an award given to promising student leaders who have demonstrated an investment in their community.
April 1, 2015 - 3:57pm
Students in one of Mount Mercy University’s accelerated marketing courses practiced their craft and pitched a marketing plan to the owner of Hot Harry’s, a burrito restaurant on Cedar Rapids’ northeast side. Students Eric Tupper, Breanna Reed, Nicholas Berry and Alyssa Hilby met with the restaurant’s owner, Ken Halm, on March 10. Halm was excited to have Mount Mercy’s students and was impressed with their depth of understanding.
March 31, 2015 - 1:41pm
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce Brenda Duello as vice president for development and alumni relations. A 1996 Mount Mercy graduate, Duello holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and a certified fund raising executive (CFRE) credential. Duello comes to Mount Mercy from The University of Iowa where she served in development leadership roles for 11 years.
March 31, 2015 - 10:35am
MARION, Iowa -- Jack South picked up his third medalist honor of the year as the 19th-ranked Mount Mercy men's golf team prepared for its Florida trip at the two-day Kirkwood Spring Invitational on Sunday and Monday at Hunters Ridge Golf Course.
March 30, 2015 - 10:30am
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Mount Mercy wasn't able to slow down Grand View's offense as the Mustangs dropped their Midwest Collegiate Conference softball opener on Sunday.
March 29, 2015 - 9:45pm
CLINTON, Iowa -- Austin Czerwiec and Cale Henke provided the pitching and the Mount Mercy offense came through for a baseball doubleheader sweep of Ashford on Saturday at Ashford Field.
March 27, 2015 - 9:35am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- After a difficult, week-long road trip that featured a pair of top-25 opponents, the Mount Mercy softball team heads back to the Midwest to open the Midwest Collegiate Conference portion of its schedule.
March 26, 2015 - 11:05am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For the first time in school history, Mount Mercy finished the season in the top 10 in the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll, coming in at No. 10 when the final postseason ranking was released on March 25.
March 24, 2015 - 10:10am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's and women's bowling teams have a new head coach, and it's a familiar face. Andy Diercks, former Mustang assistant and interim head coach, is taking over the program, Athletics Director Scot Reisinger announced today.
March 23, 2015 - 11:10pm
CANTON, Mo. -- The Mount Mercy track & field teams combined for 15 individual titles at the Culver-Stockton (Mo.) Wildcat Invitational on Saturday as the Mustang women earned the team championship while the men finished in a tie for third.
March 23, 2015 - 8:50am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- For the second time in five years, Mount Mercy University has announced the addition of intercollegiate sports to its varsity lineup. Men's volleyball and competitive cheer & dance will begin competition in the fall of 2016.
March 22, 2015 - 2:10pm
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. -- Mount Mercy softball opened its week-long, spring break road trip with a doubleheader split with Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.) on Saturday at Moody Park.