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May 26, 2010 - 1:00am
Frontier Natural Products Co-op™ employee band Aeroroot recently returned from their latest competition in Las Vegas to reflect on another successful musical competition and the unique opportunities they experienced along the way.
May 24, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy’s two highest awards for graduates were presented during the 2010 Commencement ceremony, held on Sunday, May 23: The Mary Catherine McAuley Award and the Mary Frances Warde Award. The McAuley Award is the highest honor given to a student who has attended Mount Mercy for four years. The Warde Award is the highest honor given to a student who transferred to Mount Mercy. The President’s Award, given to a graduating senior who has demonstrated outstanding perseverance and diligence in pursuing his or her goals, was given during the Honor’s Convocation on Saturday, May 22. 
May 18, 2010 - 1:00am
For the first time in its more than 80-year history, Master’s degrees will be conferred upon graduates at Mount Mercy’s Commencement, marking a milestone in the institution’s history. 
May 18, 2010 - 1:00am
Frontier Natural Products Co-op™ employee band Aeroroot, comprised of Mount Mercy College Assistant Professor of Business Tracy Tunwall, alumni Clint Landis ’88 and Brett Karminski ’01, along with Steve Krusie, Frontier’s public relations director, has been selected for the semifinals of Fortune magazine’s annual “Battle of the Corporate Bands” for the second straight year in a row. The band will perform in Las Vegas on May 22 at the Western Regional Competition. 
May 16, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy will hold its annual Iowa Immigration Heritage Multicultural Fair on Monday, April 19 from 3:00 – 7:30 p.m. The fair, which takes place in Betty Cherry Heritage Hall, is free and open to the public.In addition to food, arts and crafts representing the cultures of Mount Mercy’s international students, there will also be entertainment such as Brazilian dancers, Latin America music and dances, and Irish ballet dancing. Guests will also have an opportunity to take a practice Citizenship Test in Lundy. 
May 14, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy announced today that Scott Baumler has been named Dean of Admissions. He will begin his duties May 17, 2010. 
May 13, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy has announced today that Terry Waite, humanitarian, hostage negotiator, and author of Taken on Trust, will serve as the institution’s Commencement speaker during the graduation ceremony May 23 at 1:00 p.m. at the U.S. Cellular Center. The title of Waite’s address to graduates is, “The Power of the Human Spirit: Turning Misfortune into Positive Action.”
May 12, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy will showcase the Senior Art Theses capstone projects during a special exhibit running May 3 to May 22. 
May 10, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team are heading to the national competition in Minneapolis, Minnesota May 12 – 13. 
April 21, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy MBA students in Professor of Business Kathryn Coulter’s Business Ethics class partnered with the non-profit organization Kids Against Hunger to help raise money and package more than 6,000 meals for hunger relief efforts in Haiti.
April 20, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy students will showcase their exemplary academic projects on Tuesday, May 4 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Lower Lundy Hall as part of Mount Mercy’s annual Undergraduate Scholars Day. The public is invited to attend and witness a wide variety of presentations from students showcasing work in English, chemistry, biology, computer science, nursing and psychology, among others. 
April 19, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy will exhibit the artwork of area high school students during a special exhibit at the Janalyn Hanson White Gallery April 19 – April 29. The exhibit will provide an opportunity to showcase the unique and distinctive artwork of local, young talent in the community, while allowing visitors to witness the results of art teachers’ devotion to cultivating creativity in their students. 
April 16, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College will perform the musical Quack April 15 – 17 at 7:30 p.m. each evening, and April 18 at 1:30 p.m., at Mount Mercy’s McAuley Theatre. Tickets are $8.00 for the public and $6.00 for students and senior citizens. Group rates are available at the student price for groups of ten or more. The McAuley Theatre is located in the lower level of McAuley Hall on the Mount Mercy College campus. For more information call 319-363-8213 ext 1229.
April 15, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College will hold a Master of Arts in Education Information Session on Thursday, April 15 at 5:00 p.m. at Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall on the Mount Mercy campus. The application fee will be waived for all attendees.The MA in Education Information Session will include an overview of the accelerated format and curriculum of Mount Mercy’s graduate program, a question and answer session with current students and faculty, door prizes, information on Mount Mercy’s financial aid opportunities, and an optional campus tour. 
April 14, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy will welcome acclaimed Czech poet Sylva Fischerová for a special Q&A and Reading on April 14. The Q&A takes place at 3:30 p.m. in Basile Hall room 300, and the reading takes place at 7:30 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall. Both events are free and open to the public. 
April 13, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College welcomes Holocaust survivor and author Isaac Levendel during a special forum on Tuesday, April 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Mercy, Busse Center on Mount Mercy’s campus. The forum, titled “Isaac Levendel: A Survivor’s Story,” is free and open to the public. Born in 1936 as the only son of a devout Jewish family of shopkeepers from Poland, Levendel’s family was changed forever during World War II and the Holocaust.  
April 10, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College will host author and environmentalist Dr. John Francis, also known as the “Planetwalker,” for a Connections talk on Monday April 12 at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel of Mercy, Busse Center. The presentation, titled "Redefining Environment" is free and open to the public.
April 9, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy College’s Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team won its thirteenth consecutive SIFE Regional Championship April 8 in Chicago. The Mount Mercy team advances to the SIFE National Competition to be held May 11-12 in Minneapolis. At this year’s Regional Competition, the Mount Mercy team beat squads from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, The University of Toledo, Ohio, and Wilbur Wright College in Chicago. 
April 5, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy’s Busse Library presents “An Hour with a Poet” during its monthly book club, “Bring Your Own Book” on Friday, April 9 from 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. in the Busse Library viewing room.  Refreshments will be provided. This month Mount Mercy will welcome retired English Professor Jim McKean, Ph.D., to share information on the current projects he has underway. McKean will discuss his work in essays and poetry, as well as share his continued research on his family’s legacy in Olympic history.
March 30, 2010 - 1:00am
Mount Mercy will host the traveling exhibition “Jehovah’s Witnesses: Faith Under Fire,” April 5 – April 30 in Mount Mercy’s Busse Library. The exhibition, created by the Arnold-Liebster Foundation, will showcase the relatively unknown story of suffering and hardships endured by Jehovah’s Witnesses in Nazi Germany.   

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