News Archive

Mount Mercy track & field standout Jacqueline Kane
May 28, 2011 - 9:02am
MARION, Ind. -- Junior Jacqueline Kane cruised to the fifth-fastest time in Friday's 400 meter hurdles semifinal, and will race in the finals on Saturday at 3:50 p.m. at the 31st Annual Women's NAIA Outdoor National Championships at the Outdoor Sports Complex. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy track & field standout Jenna Higgins
May 26, 2011 - 11:44pm
MARION, Ind. -- Mount Mercy sophomore Jenna Higgins became the first track & field national champion in school history, winning the javelin at the 31st Annual Women's NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships today at the Outdoor Sports Complex. Full story >
May 26, 2011 - 9:44am
Mount Mercy University criminal justice alumni were among those who received top honors during the 2011 Cedar Rapids Police Department Annual Awards Ceremony on May 19, 2011.
Photo of Mount Mercy track and field's Beth Ripperger
May 25, 2011 - 3:25pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- A total of eight Mount Mercy track & field athletes will compete in five events at the 31st Annual Women's NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships later this week at the Outdoor Sports Complex in Marion, Ind. Full story >
May 23, 2011 - 9:56am
Mount Mercy University's two highest awards for graduates were presented during the 2011 Commencement ceremony on May 22 at the U.S. Cellular Center. Kelsey K. Hansen, a nursing major from Alton, Iowa, received the Catherine McAuley Award, the highest honor given to a student who has attended Mount Mercy for four years. Elizabeth Drop, a psychology major from Iowa City, Iowa, received the Mary Frances Warde Award, the highest honor given to a student who transferred to Mount Mercy.
Photo of Mount Mercy women's basketball, soccer recruit Alex Pircer
May 19, 2011 - 2:05pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Basketball and soccer standout Alexandria Pircer from NU High School in Cedar Falls will join the women's basketball and soccer programs at Mount Mercy this fall. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy baseball player Derrick Weber
May 18, 2011 - 2:04pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Mustang senior right-hander Derrick Weber, a two-time Midwest Collegiate Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week this spring, was named honorable mention all-conference, the league announced this week. Full story >
May 17, 2011 - 2:07pm
Several Mount Mercy students will head overseas this summer through programs and internships in Europe and South America, the result of ongoing partnerships and cultivation with institutions overseas.
May 13, 2011 - 11:32am
Mount Mercy University earned second place among more than 200 colleges and universities competing in the waste minimization category for corrugated cardboard during the national RecycleMania challenge.
Mount Mercy softball photo
May 11, 2011 - 11:14am
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa --Five Mount Mercy softball players garnered Midwest Collegiate Conference postseason awards, including first-team all-MCC selections Liz Hill, Jessica Magnuson and Mariah Early, the league announced on Tuesday. Full story >
May 9, 2011 - 10:23pm
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Mount Mercy had seven event champions and 17 student-athletes earned a total of 20 all-conference honors at the 2011 Midwest Collegiate Conference Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Williams Stadium over the weekend. Full story >
May 2, 2011 - 5:07pm
Mays Island was bustling with activity over the weekend during a unique campout with Mount Mercy students and Scouts from the Hawkeye Area Council, Boy Scouts of America on May 7-8, 2011.
April 30, 2011 - 2:08pm
Mount Mercy students sacrificed a Saturday morning in order to reach out within the community and live out the call to serve during Spring Outreach. More than 60 students joined together in teams to perform tasks such as yard work, staining decks, cleaning and volunteering for Cedar Rapids' non-profits.
April 29, 2011 - 2:25pm
Mount Mercy students, faculty and staff came together on April 27 for a unique event that allowed the campus community to safely share personal struggles, challenges, heartache and achievement with each other.
Photo of the 2011 Mount Mercy softball team
April 28, 2011 - 11:16pm
MARION, Iowa -- Mount Mercy outscored St. Ambrose, 13-1, in a doubleheader sweep of the Queen Bees that clinched the fourth seed for the Mustangs in this weekend's Midwest Collegiate Conference Softball Tournament. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy's 4x100 meter relay team
April 28, 2011 - 2:11pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- A total of nine Mustangs will compete in five events at this week's 102nd Drake Relays at Drake Stadium in Des Moines. Full story >
April 27, 2011 - 4:17pm
Mount Mercy Professor of Psychology Dr. Don Damsteegt was awarded the 2011 Meritorious Achievement Award from the Iowa Psychological Association (IPA).
April 26, 2011 - 9:59am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Wet weather has claimed a pair of Mount Mercy events today. The Midwest Collegiate Conference softball doubleheader against St. Ambrose and the MCC baseball game versus Iowa Wesleyan have been washed out. Full story >
Mount Mercy men's golfer Derek McConnell
April 25, 2011 - 9:48pm
MARION, Iowa -- The Mustangs finished up the spring season with their fifth tournament victory of the year, winning the Mount Mercy Spring Invitational by two strokes over Clarke on Monday at Hunters Ridge Golf Course. Full story >
Mount Mercy women's golfer Anna Kallqvist
April 25, 2011 - 2:28pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Freshman Anna Kallqvist won her second collegiate tournament last week in Mount Mercy's spring season finale, and was named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Women's Golfer of the Week for April 25. Full story >