News Archive

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.
March 26, 2015 - 11:05am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For the first time in school history, Mount Mercy finished the season in the top 10 in the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball Coaches' Top 25 Poll, coming in at No. 10 when the final postseason ranking was released on March 25.
March 24, 2015 - 10:10am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's and women's bowling teams have a new head coach, and it's a familiar face. Andy Diercks, former Mustang assistant and interim head coach, is taking over the program, Athletics Director Scot Reisinger announced today.
March 23, 2015 - 11:10pm
CANTON, Mo. -- The Mount Mercy track & field teams combined for 15 individual titles at the Culver-Stockton (Mo.) Wildcat Invitational on Saturday as the Mustang women earned the team championship while the men finished in a tie for third.
March 23, 2015 - 8:50am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- For the second time in five years, Mount Mercy University has announced the addition of intercollegiate sports to its varsity lineup. Men's volleyball and competitive cheer & dance will begin competition in the fall of 2016.
March 22, 2015 - 2:10pm
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. -- Mount Mercy softball opened its week-long, spring break road trip with a doubleheader split with Lindenwood-Belleville (Ill.) on Saturday at Moody Park.
March 22, 2015 - 10:15am
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy baseball team won the bookend games of a four-game series at Grand View this weekend, winning Friday's opener, 3-2, and Saturday's finale, 5-3, in the first Midwest Collegiate Conference action of the season.
March 20, 2015 - 12:55pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The First Annual Mount Mercy Baseball Lead-Off Dinner, sponsored by Pediatric Dental Center, will be held on Sunday, March 29, from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at Vito's on 42nd. The dinner will follow Mount Mercy's non-conference doubleheader against Ashford at noon at Ken Charipar Field at Xavier High School.
March 19, 2015 - 12:30pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Dondre Osborne was a second-team NAIA Division II men's basketball all-American and Abby Herb received NAIA Division II women's basketball all-America honorable mention when the association announced its postseason honors on Wednesday.
March 14, 2015 - 2:05am
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. -- An unforgettable season came to a close for Mount Mercy late Friday night as Davenport (Mich.) hit four straight free throws in the final 14 seconds and defeated the Mustangs, 70-67, in the second round of the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Championship at Keeter Gymnasium.
March 13, 2015 - 2:00am
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. -- John Johnson was on the floor for less than 10 minutes on Thursday, but he made the most of his opportunities. The senior guard nailed a big 3-pointer and thwarted Cal Maritime's final chance to tie the game as Mount Mercy held on to defeat the Keelhaulers, 64-61, in the first round of the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Championship.
March 12, 2015 - 3:05pm
POINT LOOKOUT, Mo. -- Ninth-seeded Mount Mercy (26-4) takes on unseeded Cal Maritime (19-9) tonight at 9:15 p.m. in the final game of the first round of the NAIA Division II Men's Basketball National Championship at Keeter Gymnasium.
March 11, 2015 - 2:08pm
Students from Coe College, Kirkwood Community College, and Mount Mercy University participating in the Cedar Rapids Dance Marathon will be taking to their feet for twelve straight hours to raise money for the University of Iowa Children’s Hospital. Cedar Rapids Dance Marathon is a student-run philanthropy organization. Students from Coe, Mount Mercy, and Kirkwood partner together to raise money for families at the University of Iowa Children's Hospital through the Children's Miracle Network.
March 9, 2015 - 3:25pm
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