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October 25, 2011 - 9:13am
Mount Mercy University is partnering with the Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) to sponsor a series of financial aid presentations across Iowa. The "Financial Aid Night" sessions, presented by ICAN representatives and supported by area institutions, are designed to help families learn more about financial aid programs and how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.
October 25, 2011 - 8:43am
Mount Mercy University will present Scapino, a comedy by Fank Dunlop and Jim Dale, on November 10 – 12 at 7:30 p.m. and November 13 at 1:30 p.m. at the Mount Mercy McAuley Theater.
October 24, 2011 - 10:47am
Mount Mercy University will welcome curator Lisa Stone for a special lecture, "Grottos in the Heartland" on Thursday, November 3 at 7:00 p.m. in Donnelly 300. The lecture is free and open to the public. Seating may be limited.
October 12, 2011 - 2:55pm
In a dynamic address given to an overflow crowd in the MMU University Commons for the Barbara Knapp Endowed Business Lecture Series, Pat Baird, retired president and chief executive officer of AEGON USA (Transamerica), reflected on the causes of and contributors to the financial meltdown of 2008, recounted how he and other leaders helped steer AEGON and the insurance industry through dire financial straits and suggested that while there’s plenty of blame to go around, trust and integrity must be re-established.
October 7, 2011 - 10:32am
Mount Mercy Acting Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Melody Graham and Mount Mercy distinguished alumna Dr. Jane Meyer '82 each received an "Outstanding Achievement Award" during the 2011 Waypoint Tribute to Women of Achievement ceremony on October 6, 2011.
October 6, 2011 - 2:50pm
Mount Mercy University will provide a documentary film festival spread over three days and three different films to help bring awareness to issues such as food, agriculture and the alternative food market. The films uniquely display elements that inspire as well as educate, getting at the heart of issues that go much deeper than food. The films, King Corn, Fresh, and Lunch Line, will be shown free and open to the public. Seating may be limited.
October 6, 2011 - 11:22am
Mount Mercy University, in continuing its commitment to sustainability, has become a member of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) to further campus efforts toward building a healthy and just world. Through membership in AASHE, Mount Mercy will receive continued support in advancing its sustainability initiatives throughout the institution and in the community.
October 6, 2011 - 10:03am
Mount Mercy University honored eight outstanding alumni for professional achievement and commitment to service and their communities during its annual Homecoming festivities, September 30 – October 1.
October 5, 2011 - 11:34pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- League-leading Grand View started fast and finished off Mount Mercy in three sets, 25-9, 25-15, 25-14, in a Midwest Collegiate Conference match on Wednesday at Hennessey Recreation Center. Full story >
October 5, 2011 - 3:35pm
Mount Mercy welcomed special guest Sr. Mary Jean Ryan, FSM, Chair and CEO of SSM Health Care as the annual MBA speaker on October 4. Her lecture, "Accountability: The Pathway to Excellence" urged audiences to consider the positive impact accountability can have over employees and workplace goals.
October 5, 2011 - 10:32am
Mount Mercy's newest admissions counselor, Sarah Washler, officially joined the admissions team on October 5.
October 5, 2011 - 8:47am
Mount Mercy University has announced that Duff Ridgeway has been named vice president for development, effective October 17. As vice president for the development office, Ridgeway will oversee campaign, development, alumni, annual fund and grant-writing operations.
Photo of Mount Mercy women's golfer Madison Goodfellow
October 3, 2011 - 10:05pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Freshman Madison Goodfellow, who has finished first or tied for first in three straight tournaments, has been named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Women's Golfer of the Week for Oct. 3. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy volleyball player Brittney Thomas
October 3, 2011 - 3:58pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Mount Mercy junior outside hitter Brittney Thomas, who recorded 89 kills over five matches last week, has been named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Volleyball Player of the Week for Oct. 3. Full story >
October 3, 2011 - 3:36pm
Mount Mercy University formally dedicated and blessed the new University Center during Homecoming festivities on Friday, September 30 – ceremoniously opening its doors and marking a new milestone for the Institution since the historic transformation from college to university just over a year ago.
October 2, 2011 - 11:48pm
CHICAGO, Ill. -- Junior outside hitter Brittney Thomas capped off an impressive week with a career-high 25 kills against Roosevelt (Ill.) to break Mount Mercy's career kills record as the Mustangs won their fourth straight match over a two-day Illinois road trip. Full story >
September 30, 2011 - 4:36pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Luke Franzenburg ‘04, Amy Marshall ‘04, Luke Slaymaker ‘04 and Meredith Austin VanderZee ‘04 will be inducted into the Mount Mercy Athletics Hall of Fame on Oct. 1 as part of the University's Alumni Games activities. Full story >
September 30, 2011 - 9:46am
Mount Mercy University has announced that Professor of Biology Neil Bernstein, Ph.D. and Professor of English Joy Ochs, Ph.D., have been named the 2011-12 Educating for Sustainability Fellows, the first fellowship of its kind at the institution.
Photo of Mount Mercy men's soccer players Matt Rumery and Bedi Ucar
September 29, 2011 - 2:25pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy played aggressively from the start on Wednesday night, dominating possession of the ball en route to a 3-0 victory over Waldorf in Midwest Collegiate Conference men's soccer at Kingston Stadium Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy women's soccer player Megan Konchar
September 29, 2011 - 2:05pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- A late goal by Waldorf's Kristin Haakma sent the game into overtime and after two extra periods, Mount Mercy and Waldorf played to a draw in Midwest Collegiate Conference women's soccer on Wednesday at Kingston Stadium. Full story >


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