News Archive

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.
December 13, 2014 - 8:40pm
DAVENPORT, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's basketball team extended its win streak to four games this weekend, defeating 25th-ranked Culver-Stockton (Mo.) and Central at the St. Ambrose Shootout at Lee Lohman Arena.
December 13, 2014 - 5:25pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Nearly a month after a double-digit loss to Mount Mercy in Clinton, Ashford came into Hennessey Recreation Center and returned the favor, handing the Mustangs a 63-52 defeat on Saturday afternoon.
December 11, 2014 - 2:39pm
The Enactus team will be hosting Mount Mercy University’s first Market on the Mount this Saturday, Dec. 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Betty Cherry Heritage Hall. This is a free event open to the public. This student-designed event encourages the community to connect with small, local businesses and also serves as a learning tool for students. More than 20 local vendors will be present to advertise their services and products. Some of these products will include handmade jewelry, 2-D artwork, wooden letters, massage therapy, custom flower seed packs and much more.
December 11, 2014 - 11:40am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy's Kayla Hanson was named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Women's Indoor Field Athlete of the Week as the track & field teams opened the indoor season on Saturday at the Dutch Holiday Preview in Pella.
December 11, 2014 - 11:25am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy hadn't been playing its best basketball lately, but the Mustangs turned things around in a big way on Wednesday night, dominating the first half en route to a 67-55 victory over Culver-Stockton (Mo.) at Hennessey Recreation Center.
December 6, 2014 - 5:50pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- In typical Mount Mercy fashion, five players reached double figures and the Mustangs shot 55 percent from the field in the second half to defeat Coe, 81-65, in Saturday's intra-city battle at Hennessey Recreation Center.
December 3, 2014 - 11:55pm
WAVERLY, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's basketball team led by a point at intermission, then shot 63 percent from the field after the break to defeat Wartburg, 84-76, in a non-conference contest on Wednesday at Levick Arena.
December 3, 2014 - 11:20pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Coe shot better than 59 percent from the floor in the second period, turning a two-point halftime deficit into a 78-58 victory over Mount Mercy in an intra-city women's basketball match up on Wednesday at Hennessey Recreation Center.

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