News Archive

January 18, 2015 - 7:55am
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Christa Oldham set single-game school records for free throws made and attempted while scoring a game-high 24 points, leading the Mount Mercy women's basketball team to a come-from-behind, 74-68 victory over William Penn on Saturday at Penn Gymnasium.
January 16, 2015 - 11:10am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mount Mercy sophomore forward Kevon Farquharson was named to the 2014 National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire NAIA Men's All-Midwest Region second team, the association has announced.
January 16, 2015 - 10:42am
To celebrate the fall inauguration of President Laurie Hamen, Mount Mercy University has partnered with Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity (CVHFH) to construct three new Cedar Rapids homes. As announced in December, Mount Mercy faculty, staff and students will provide labor for CVHFH Youth United and Pope Francis Build projects.
January 15, 2015 - 1:19pm
On January 17, Mount Mercy University graduate students will board a plane bound for the Central American country of Belize. Nineteen students from the Master of Business Administration and Master of Strategic Leadership programs—the largest graduate group Mount Mercy has sent since the program was implemented in 2013—are journeying nearly 2,000 miles to help small businesses grow.
January 15, 2015 - 9:30am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The 18th-ranked Mount Mercy men's basketball team shot 61 percent from the field in the second half and 56 percent for the game to extend its winning streak to seven with an 85-73 league victory over Viterbo (Wis.).
January 14, 2015 - 11:45pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Jenna Engh knocked down a 3-pointer and hit a pair of free throws in the final 30 seconds to help Viterbo (Wis.) to a 76-71 victory over Mount Mercy in a Midwest Collegiate Conference women's basketball game on Wednesday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
January 14, 2015 - 2:29pm
Congratulations to the following students named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2014 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.
January 14, 2015 - 1:04pm
Eight teaching students from Canterbury Christ Church University in the United Kingdom are visiting Mount Mercy during January. While here, they will visit three local schools, Arthur Elementary, Garfield Elementary and St. Matthew Catholic Elementary, to observe teaching and classroom management in the United States.
January 13, 2015 - 9:58am
Each year, the third Monday in January is designated as MLK Day—the only federal holiday observed as a day of service. Across the country, individuals and groups will donate their time to community projects, honoring the commitment to service and community exemplified in the life of Dr. King. 
January 12, 2015 - 2:53pm
Publications (Books & Book Chapters): Summer 2014 James Grove, Professor of English published a book chapter entitled “The Opening Quick Draws of True Grit: The Pleasures of the Coen Brothers Meeting Mattie Ross and John Wayne,“ in L’Adaptation Cinematographique: Premieres Pages, Premiers Plans, 197-213.  Paris: Mare & Martin. Fall 2014
January 12, 2015 - 1:31pm
Jessica Abbott Jennifer Knutsen William Adam Danyel Koele Roshanak Ahmadi Jordan Kramer Nicole Alsaker Kori Kremer Nichole Anfinson Laura Krych
January 8, 2015 - 11:04am
Mount Mercy University’s Enactus team has received two grants that will allow them to grow the EmpowHer project, a partnership with the Catherine McAuley Center aimed at teaching women the skills needed to find employment. “We have been working with the Catherine McAuley Center on the EmpowHer project for three years now,” said Enactus President Julia Cuvelier. “This is a project that we do every year with the ladies to help them gain the skills and confidence that they need to go out into the working world and be able to do the best that they can.”
January 8, 2015 - 8:07am
Mount Mercy’s finance major has been granted the status of a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute Recognized University Program, becoming one of only three institutions in Iowa to hold this prestigious distinction. The CFA Institute is a global association of investment professionals located in Charlottesville, Virginia with over 123,000 members.
January 7, 2015 - 10:35pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's basketball team picked up its first win as a ranked team Wednesday night, defeating Clarke, 74-56, in a Midwest Collegiate Conference opener at the Kehl Center.
January 7, 2015 - 10:05pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Clarke and Mount Mercy got the Midwest Collegiate Conference portion of their schedules underway on Wednesday as the Crusaders held off the Mustangs, 58-50, in a women's basketball game at the Kehl Center.
January 6, 2015 - 10:10pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mount Mercy is the highest ranked newcomer in this week's NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll, coming in at No. 19 in the third rating of the season.
January 3, 2015 - 10:15pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy punished Luther in the paint and never trailed, cruising to its fifth straight win and ninth in 10 games after an 82-67 victory in a non-conference men's basketball match up on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
January 3, 2015 - 9:45pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Luther opened up a 15-point halftime lead, then held off Mount Mercy after the break to defeat the Mustangs, 96-84, in their final non-conference outing of the season on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
January 2, 2015 - 8:40pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy women's basketball team was on fire after the break, shooting better than 65 percent from the floor in the second half to dominate Dakota State (S.D.), 82-63, on Friday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
December 21, 2014 - 8:55pm
CHICAGO -- Mount Mercy earned an overtime victory over St. Francis (Ill.) on Friday, then went 10-of-17 from 3-point range in the second half on Saturday to defeat host Roosevelt (Ill.) for the Holiday Hoops tournament championship at the Goodman Center.