News Archive

February 22, 2015 - 9:35pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- With Saturday's 76-56 victory over Grand View, Mount Mercy secured the third seed and will host sixth-seeded Viterbo (Wis.) on Thursday at 7:00 p.m. in the quarterfinals of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Women's Basketball Tournament.
February 20, 2015 - 3:05pm
ARLINGTON, Texas -- For the third season in a row, Mount Mercy bowlers will compete at sectional qualifying for the 2015 Intercollegiate Bowling Championships after the sectional assignments were released by the United States Bowling Congress on Wednesday.
February 20, 2015 - 10:33am
On February 23, Sr. Kathleen Erickson will visit Mount Mercy University to lecture on her experiences serving immigrants near the Mexican border. Her discussion will begin at 7 p.m. in the Flaherty Community Room, second floor Basile Hall. Sr. Kathleen has been a member of the Sisters of Mercy for nearly 50 years, focusing on the issue of immigration since 1991. Sister Kathleen opened an immigrant shelter for women and ran immersion experiences for those curious about immigration issues.
February 18, 2015 - 11:15pm
DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Mount Mercy rebounded from its first loss in more than two months, pulling away from St. Ambrose, 88-79, to clinch its first Midwest Collegiate Conference men's basketball championship since 1996 and the top seed in next week's postseason tournament.
February 18, 2015 - 8:55pm
DAVENPORT, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy women's basketball team began the week hoping for a share of the Midwest Collegiate Conference championship, but St. Ambrose dashed those title hopes with a 73-51 defeat of the Mustangs on Wednesday at Lee Lohman Arena.
February 15, 2015 - 8:20pm
DES MOINES, Iowa -- The longest winning streak in NAIA Division II men's basketball came to an end on Saturday as AIB pulled away from 10th-ranked Mount Mercy for an 80-66 victory over the Mustangs at the AIB Activities Center.
February 15, 2015 - 6:40pm
DES MOINES, Iowa -- A late-season surge has kept the Mount Mercy women's basketball team in the hunt for a share of the Midwest Collegiate Conference title.
February 15, 2015 - 8:30am
STERLING, Ill. -- The Mount Mercy women finished fourth and the Mustang men fifth at the 2015 Midwest Collegiate Conference Indoor Track & Field Championships on Friday and Saturday at Augustana (Ill.) and Westwood Sports and Fitness Center.
February 12, 2015 - 2:10pm
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Mount Mercy trailed by seven points at halftime, but outscored Viterbo (Wis.) by 16 after the break and clinched their 15th consecutive victory with a 65-56 defeat of the V-Hawks in Midwest Collegiate Conference men's basketball on Wednesday at R.W. Beggs Gymnasium.
February 12, 2015 - 1:40pm
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Mount Mercy's Christa Oldham scored 17 of a career-high 31 points at the free throw line on Wednesday, leading the Mustangs to a 78-68 victory over Viterbo (Wis.) in a Midwest Collegiate Conference game at R.W. Beggs Gymnasium.
February 10, 2015 - 9:45am
Mount Mercy University’s Presidential Lecture Series was established in 2009 to highlight issues of value to the institution and its founders the Sisters of Mercy. This year, the university welcomes journalist John L. Allen Jr., senior Vatican analyst for CNN and associate editor at The Boston Globe. Allen is the author of nine books on Catholic affairs including, “Against the Tide: The Radical Leadership of Pope Francis.” This work reflects upon the pope’s humility, compassion and vision for the church.
February 10, 2015 - 9:30am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Already a national qualifier in the 600 meters, Mount Mercy's Liz Mosbach reached the NAIA's automatic qualifying mark in the long jump on Saturday and on Monday was named the Midwest Collegiate Conference Indoor Field Athlete of the Week.
February 8, 2015 - 8:15am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- For most of Saturday's contest, Mount Mercy couldn't buy a free throw, but as they have all season, the 11th-ranked Mustangs hit them when it mattered and made the plays they needed to down the stretch to hold off William Penn, 91-83, at Hennessey Recreation Center.
February 8, 2015 - 7:25am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- With three straight road games coming up, the Mount Mercy women's basketball team needed to take care of business at home. And that's just what they did on Saturday, beating William Penn, 76-58, at Hennessey Recreation Center.
February 6, 2015 - 11:39am
African-American community leaders from the Corridor will gather at Mount Mercy University on Feb. 11, from 5:30-7 p.m. to participate in a professional women’s panel: Black Women Symposium. The panel will take place in Flaherty Community Room, second floor of Basile Hall. Associate Professor of Social Work April Dirks-Bihun, Ph.D. and the university’s multicultural affairs committee have organized the event in honor of Black History Month.
February 5, 2015 - 12:15pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- For the third game in a row, Mount Mercy struggled but made just enough plays to get the job done, defeating Clarke, 101-94 in overtime, in a Midwest Collegiate Conference battle on Wednesday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
February 5, 2015 - 11:45am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy women's basketball team maintained its grip on fourth place in the Midwest Collegiate Conference and moved within a half-game of Clarke for third with a 58-53 victory over the Crusaders at Hennessey Recreation Center.
February 4, 2015 - 2:15pm
For the third year in a row, the Marion Arts Council is sponsoring an exhibit of artwork by Mount Mercy University and Cornell College art students at the Lowe Park Gallery, Lowe Park Arts and Environment Center, 4500 North 10th Street in Marion, Iowa. The exhibit opened January 30 and will be on display through February 27. An opening reception will be held Tuesday, February 10 from 6:30 p.m.- 8 p.m.
January 31, 2015 - 11:00pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Saturday's non-conference men's basketball game against Ashford was a grind, but a pair of free throws by Dondre Osborne with six seconds left allowed 14th-ranked Mount Mercy to escape with a 62-61 victory at Hennessey Recreation Center.
January 29, 2015 - 11:03am
The university congratulates these faculty members and thanks them for their unwavering commitment to education: Dr. Dawn Behan, associate professor and director of graduate education—promoted to professor. Dr. Christopher DeVault, assistant professor of English—awarded tenure and promoted to associate professor.