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October 26, 2016 - 7:25am
Update: The 4 p.m. Public Groundbreaking Ceremony will take place at 651 19thStreet NE. Parking will be available in Mount Mercy University’s Upper/Lower Andreas Lot with shuttle to the ceremony (shuttle leaves in front of Basile Hall). Please find a map of campus here: https://www.mtmercy.edu/maps-parking.
October 26, 2016 - 6:55am
Moving forward with its goal of creating a vibrant environment reflecting mercy values, Mount Mercy University is proud to announce the addition of its first-ever rectory, to be used by the university’s priest Father Anthony (Tony) Adawu. The new residence was given by University board of trustees chair Brandt Worley and his wife, Sandy, in honor of Brandt’s mother, Charlotte, and her cousin Father Gerald A. Condon.
Photo: African refugees work in Cedar Rapids to make handbags from used and cleaned sandbags after they helped keep the city dry during the 2016 floods.
October 26, 2016 - 6:30am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (CBS2/FOX28) — Thousands of people have come from all over the world in the last ten years to resettle in Iowa. After the 2016 flood waters receded, there’s one special group of women helping the community move on, each one with a stich and a story. Inside a small storefront on Cedar Rapids’ Northwest side, skilled fingers toil away while conversations in foreign [Keep reading at CBS2Iowa.com…]
October 25, 2016 - 11:08am
 
October 24, 2016 - 11:56am
Nearly 55 area high school students attended the 19th Annual Mount Mercy University Math Day on Thursday, Oct. 20.  The students competed in challenges that involved speed, accuracy and story problem solving.
October 20, 2016 - 9:23am
Mount Mercy University congratulates the following employees and alumni for their Forty Under 40 recognition:
October 19, 2016 - 10:45pm
October 18, 2016 - 3:12pm
Mount Mercy University is partnering with local employers to offer an additional ten percent off tuition for employees* who enroll in any of the university’s graduate, accelerated or online programs.
October 18, 2016 - 11:42am
 
October 17, 2016 - 8:00am
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October 14, 2016 - 2:11pm
Mount Mercy University will host a freewill offering benefit concert on Oct. 16 at 2:30 p.m. in Mount Mercy’s Chapel of Mercy to raise money for Fresh Start Jail Ministries. The concert will feature Mount Mercy’s University Choir, Madrigal Singers, University Band and Handbell Ensemble. In lieu of an admittance fee, freewill donations are encouraged.
Piece by Gabriel Acosta
October 14, 2016 - 10:10am
Mount Mercy University will host a day-long series of events titled “Our Immigrant Stories” which will reveal many personal narratives on Saturday, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Betty Cherry Heritage Hall on Mount Mercy’s main campus. The day will include personal narrative and artwork from student-artist Gabriel Acosta, additional student works, a student panel, a faculty-staff panel, and community group presentations.

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