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President's Award
May 20, 2018 - 12:28pm
Mount Mercy University recognized Jessica Hiney with the prestigious President’s Award at Honors Convocation on Friday, May 18. The President’s Award is given each year to a graduating student who has demonstrated a strong academic record, positive engagement in the campus community and service to others during their tenure at Mount Mercy. This award honors people in circumstances that illustrate the best in student tenacity, dedication, compassion and heart.
May 18, 2018 - 4:30pm
The following students have earned distinction for outstanding achievements in a variety of academic and personal pursuits, and were recognized during Honors Convocation on Friday, May 18. The President's Award: Jessica Diane Hiney
May 16, 2018 - 1:37pm
A renowned leader in nursing education, Mount Mercy University has announced plans for significant nursing program investment, thanks in part to a $200,000 grant awarded by the Carver Charitable Trust. This generous award brings the Carver Charitable Trust’s lifetime support of Mount Mercy to over $1 million and will fund enhancements to simulation and assessment labs and enable implementation of a telehealth delivery system.
Commencement
May 15, 2018 - 3:55pm
Mount Mercy University will hold Commencement 2018 exercises on Sunday, May 20, at 1 p.m. at the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Cedar Rapids.
May 11, 2018 - 4:09pm
Hadzic ended up in Cedar Rapids after fleeing Sarajevo CEDAR RAPIDS — It’s been said “there is always more to a person than meets the eye.” This is true of Xavier boys’ soccer coach [and Mustang men's soccer coach]  Amir Hadzic. Immigrating to America from a war-torn communist Yugoslavia, Hadzic has suffered and seen some true atrocities in his lifetime. Through all he has seen, he attributes soccer to giving him all of his lucky breaks in life.
May 9, 2018 - 8:15am
Mount Mercy University’s first-ever day of giving, #HaveMercyGiveMercy, surpassed all goals and garnered Mustang pride throughout the community. Aimed at earning 501 donors on May 1, the day ended with 670 donors or 133 percent of the goal—a record number of donors in 24 hours for Mount Mercy.
May 7, 2018 - 8:32am
Mount Mercy University’s popular spring Market at the Mount is set for May 12, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., at the new Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex. The student-organized event will bring more than 40 local vendors to the outdoor complex, located at 651 19th Street NE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52402. Open to the public, vendors include services, artisans, crafters and food vendors. Products include crocheted items, BBQ sauces, wellness products, home decor and more.
April 27, 2018 - 8:52am
Mount Mercy University prides itself on the experiential learning opportunities afforded to its students, both on and off campus. Often, these opportunities come in the form of faculty-led research or projects—culminating in the day-long annual Scholarship Festival. To celebrate student work, Scholarship Festival will take place on Wednesday, May 2 from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. More than 60 students in majors from every academic department are presenting unique projects.
HaveMercyGiveMercy
April 26, 2018 - 8:28am
Mount Mercy University will showcase Mustang pride throughout the community during its first-ever day of giving on Tuesday, May 1. #HaveMercyGiveMercy will be a 24-hour effort for students, alumni and friends to show Mount Mercy spirit, celebrate together and give back to MMU.

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