News Archive

April 16, 2015 - 12:05pm
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy baseball team clings to the fifth spot in the Midwest Collegiate Conference standings after a doubleheader split with AIB on Wednesday at Lincoln Field.
April 16, 2015 - 10:55am
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Amanda Gaffey homered three times and drove in five runs as the Mount Mercy softball team split a Midwest Collegiate Conference doubleheader on Wednesday at the Viterbo Outdoor Athletic Complex.
April 14, 2015 - 10:20pm
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- When the first round was over, they were in seventh place and trailed the leaders by eight strokes. One round later, 21st-ranked Mount Mercy skipped all the way to the top of the leaderboard to claim the team title at the NAIA Classic at the Brickyard Crossing.
April 13, 2015 - 10:50pm
MARION, Iowa -- Meg Monson finished third, two strokes off the lead, as the Mustang women's golf team placed fifth at its own Mount Mercy Spring Invitational on Saturday and Sunday at Hunters Ridge Golf Course.
April 13, 2015 - 10:25pm
LIBERTY, Mo. -- The Mount Mercy men's and women's track & field teams traveled to William Jewell over the weekend to compete at the Darrel Gourley Open on Friday and Saturday. The Mustang women finished fourth, while the men placed 16th.
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.