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September 24, 2011 - 3:44pm
Mount Mercy students, faculty and staff joined their classmates and colleagues for a morning set aside for community outreach and service to others on September 24. Teams joined forces and spread out into the community during the special outreach day, the final celebration of Mercy and Mission week activities on campus, which was observed September 18 – 24.
September 23, 2011 - 2:36pm
With more than 25 years experience working with refugees in Africa, Sr. Marilyn Lacey had an insight or two to share with the Mount Mercy community during her keynote address on September 22 in honor of Mercy and Mission Week.
September 22, 2011 - 3:59pm
Mount Mercy University will honor eight alumni for professional achievement and commitment to service and their communities during its annual Homecoming festivities, September 30 – October 1.
September 22, 2011 - 12:39am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Viterbo (Wis.) volleyball team showed why they're a top-20 program, defeating Mount Mercy in a three-set Midwest Collegiate Conference match on Wednesday at Hennessey Recreation Center. Full story >
September 21, 2011 - 11:41pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- A penalty kick by Sydney Screws in the 35th minute was the only score of the game as intra-city rival Coe held off Mount Mercy, 1-0, in non-conference women's soccer on Wednesday at Kingston Stadium. Full story >
September 21, 2011 - 11:24pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Coe came from behind twice on Wednesday night to play Mount Mercy to a 2-2 draw after two overtimes in non-conference men's soccer at Kingston Stadium. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy men's cross country runner Mike Miroux
September 19, 2011 - 11:33am
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Senior Mike Miroux, who led Mount Mercy to a runner-up finish at the Iowa Intercollegiate Meet on Saturday, has been named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Men's Cross Country Athlete of the Week for Sept. 19. Full story >
September 16, 2011 - 1:44pm
Constitution day is Saturday, September 17. In honor of our American heritage, Mount Mercy pauses to reflect on the rights and privileges we all enjoy - including the Bill of Rights, considered the rights held most dear by Americans.
Photo of men's soccer player Enrique Cortina
September 14, 2011 - 9:43pm
MARION, Iowa -- Junior Enrique Cortina scored the game-winning goal in the 78th minute Wednesday night, giving the Mount Mercy men's soccer team a 2-1 victory over Upper Iowa in non-conference action at Tuma Soccer Complex. Full story >
September 14, 2011 - 6:20pm
During a special week in September, Mount Mercy University will pause to reflect on the institution's unique Mercy heritage. The campus will celebrate Mercy and Mission week September 18 – 24 with special events, service projects and a keynote address by Sister Marilyn Lacey, executive director of Mercy Beyond Borders.
September 14, 2011 - 1:59pm
Mount Mercy University has seen a record increase in fall enrollment across campus-wide demographics, including traditional, adult accelerated and graduate student enrollment.
September 14, 2011 - 1:46pm
Mount Mercy University has ranked in the top 25 Best Midwest Colleges according to the U.S. News & World Report.
September 13, 2011 - 11:01pm
CLINTON, Iowa -- Ashford withstood a Mount Mercy comeback Tuesday night and defeated the Mustangs in five games in Midwest Collegiate Conference volleyball at Kehl Arena. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy women's golfer Madison Goodfellow
September 12, 2011 - 2:59pm
WAVERLY, Iowa -- Mount Mercy took on a solid field at the Wartburg Invitational over the weekend, finishing 15th at Centennial Oaks Golf Course. Full story >
Photo of Mount Mercy men's golfer Ryan Schrimper
September 12, 2011 - 2:54pm
MARION, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's golf team held its own against a tough, 21-team field and finished third at the Cropper Golf Classic on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10-11, at Hunters Ridge Golf Course. Full story >
September 9, 2011 - 8:22am
Mount Mercy University Professor of Sociology Mohammad Chaichian, Ph.D., will present "Globalization and Brain Drain" during a faculty forum on Thursday, September 15 at 7:00 p.m. in Basile Hall's Flaherty Community Room. The presentation is free and open to the public, seating may be limited.
September 6, 2011 - 1:25pm
The Mount Mercy University Choir will lift their voices alongside the Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale and the Coe College Choir for Orchestra Iowa's opening concert at Brucemore, "Crown Imperial."
September 6, 2011 - 11:40am
Mount Mercy University has named Kathryn Dolter, Ph.D., program director for the Master of Arts in Nursing graduate program. Jacob Christenson, Ph.D., has been named the clinical director of Mount Mercy's Marriage and Family Therapy program.
September 5, 2011 - 4:41pm
Mount Mercy University will welcome Martha Hennessy, granddaughter of Dorothy Day, during a special presentation titled "The Catholic Worker Movement and its Relevance Today" on Thursday, September 29 at 7:00 p.m. in Donnelly 300.
September 3, 2011 - 10:59pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's and women's cross country teams each finished third at the season-opening Mustang Gallop on Saturday at Jones Park. Full story >


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