News Archive

Photo of Mount Mercy men's soccer player Bedi Ucar
November 14, 2011 - 7:09am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The pairings for the 2011 NAIA Men's Soccer National Championship Opening Round have been released, and Mount Mercy travels to Hastings, Neb., to take on second-ranked and defending national champion Hastings (Neb.) on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. at Lloyd Wilson Field. Full story >
November 13, 2011 - 12:00am
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Junior forwards Alex Coleman and Chad Underwood and senior forward Sam Kenyi powered the Mount Mercy men's basketball team to a pair of wins at the Kiwanis Classic hosted by Iowa Wesleyan, keeping the Mustangs undefeated through five games this season.
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November 12, 2011 - 11:16pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The 25th-ranked Mount Mercy women's basketball team reached 800 wins on Saturday, and did it in style, knocking off the top-ranked team in the country, Northwestern, 64-56, on day two of the Mount Mercy Classic at Hennessey Recreation Center. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy men's soccer team
November 11, 2011 - 10:04am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Four shots in 10 minutes is pretty good. Four shots on goal in 10 minutes is even better. But four goals in 10 minutes? Nearly unheard of. But Mount Mercy did it today, coming back from a 3-0 deficit to defeat Ashford, 4-3, in the championship game of the 2011 Midwest Collegiate Conference Men's Soccer Tournament at Lower Kingston Field. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy men's soccer
November 6, 2011 - 10:31pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy got a late score in regulation, survived two overtime periods and then won the shootout to defeated fifth-seeded Viterbo (Wis.) on Sunday and advance to the finals of the 2011 Midwest Collegiate Conference Men's Soccer Tournament. Full story >
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November 5, 2011 - 9:07pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men dominated the 2011 Midwest Collegiate Conference Championships, claiming five of the top 10 runners en route to their second straight league title on Saturday at the Dubuque Soccer Complex. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy women's cross country
November 5, 2011 - 8:30pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Three members of the Mount Mercy women's cross country team will race at the NAIA national meet after leading the Mustangs to a third-place finish at the 2011 Midwest Collegiate Conference Championships on Saturday at the Dubuque Soccer Complex. Full story >
November 1, 2011 - 9:02am
Mount Mercy has announced that Valencia Johnson has been named academic support and retention specialist, effective October 31.
October 28, 2011 - 5:21pm
Mount Mercy University congratulates alumni Greg Buelow '95, Donajane (DJ) Castelein '05 and Kimberly Ivester '95 for being recognized during the Corridor Business Journal's Forty Under 40 awards banquet, held on October 27 at the Riverside Casino & Golf Resort.
October 28, 2011 - 3:23pm
Mount Mercy University's Janalyn Hanson White Gallery will exhibit the paintings of alumna Meghan Bean '08 during a special exhibit running November 4 – December 16. Gallery hours are Monday – Friday, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
October 26, 2011 - 2:37pm
Mount Mercy's Department of Natural and Applied Sciences has announced the winners of the 14th annual Math Contest, which was held Thursday, October 20 on Mount Mercy's campus.
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 >


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