DES MOINES, Iowa -- Mount Mercy struggled offensively in the second half on Wednesday, shooting just 28 percent from the floor as Grand View remained perfect in the Midwest Collegiate Conference with a 63-53 victory over the Mustangs.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Leading by only four points with four minutes to go, 16th-ranked Mount Mercy ended the game with a 15-6 run to make it 10 straight wins after an 84-71 defeat to AIB in a Midwest Collegiate Conference showdown at Hennessey Recreation Center.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The most successful 3-point shooting effort of the season helped the Mount Mercy women's basketball team to its third straight win, an 84-62 triumph over AIB on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- James Boonstoppel buried his first eight 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 24 points to spark 16th-ranked Mount Mercy to its largest victory ever over St. Ambrose, 93-54, Wednesday night at Hennessey Recreation Center.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy women's basketball team leveled its record in league play with Wednesday's 71-54 victory over St. Ambrose in a Midwest Collegiate Conference contest at Hennessey Recreation Center.
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- For quite a while, it looked like Mount Mercy's seven-game winning streak was going to come to an end. But the 18th-ranked Mustangs rallied from a huge second-half deficit to beat William Penn, 91-86, in overtime at Penn Gymnasium.
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Christa Oldham set single-game school records for free throws made and attempted while scoring a game-high 24 points, leading the Mount Mercy women's basketball team to a come-from-behind, 74-68 victory over William Penn on Saturday at Penn Gymnasium.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mount Mercy sophomore forward Kevon Farquharson was named to the 2014 National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire NAIA Men's All-Midwest Region second team, the association has announced.
To celebrate the fall inauguration of President Laurie Hamen, Mount Mercy University has partnered with Cedar Valley Habitat for Humanity (CVHFH) to construct three new Cedar Rapids homes. As announced in December, Mount Mercy faculty, staff and students will provide labor for CVHFH Youth United and Pope Francis Build projects.
On January 17, Mount Mercy University graduate students will board a plane bound for the Central American country of Belize. Nineteen students from the Master of Business Administration and Master of Strategic Leadership programs—the largest graduate group Mount Mercy has sent since the program was implemented in 2013—are journeying nearly 2,000 miles to help small businesses grow.
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The 18th-ranked Mount Mercy men's basketball team shot 61 percent from the field in the second half and 56 percent for the game to extend its winning streak to seven with an 85-73 league victory over Viterbo (Wis.).
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Jenna Engh knocked down a 3-pointer and hit a pair of free throws in the final 30 seconds to help Viterbo (Wis.) to a 76-71 victory over Mount Mercy in a Midwest Collegiate Conference women's basketball game on Wednesday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
Congratulations to the following students named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2014 semester. Students with a semester grade point average of 3.60 or better, and who are graded (letter grade, not pass/fail) for six or more semester hours, are eligible for inclusion on the Dean's List.
Eight teaching students from Canterbury Christ Church University in the United Kingdom are visiting Mount Mercy during January. While here, they will visit three local schools, Arthur Elementary, Garfield Elementary and St. Matthew Catholic Elementary, to observe teaching and classroom management in the United States.
Each year, the third Monday in January is designated as MLK Day—the only federal holiday observed as a day of service. Across the country, individuals and groups will donate their time to community projects, honoring the commitment to service and community exemplified in the life of Dr. King.
Publications (Books & Book Chapters):
James Grove, Professor of English published a book chapter entitled “The Opening Quick Draws of True Grit: The Pleasures of the Coen Brothers Meeting Mattie Ross and John Wayne,“ in L’Adaptation Cinematographique: Premieres Pages, Premiers Plans, 197-213. Paris: Mare & Martin.
Mount Mercy University’s Enactus team has received two grants that will allow them to grow the EmpowHer project, a partnership with the Catherine McAuley Center aimed at teaching women the skills needed to find employment.
“We have been working with the Catherine McAuley Center on the EmpowHer project for three years now,” said Enactus President Julia Cuvelier. “This is a project that we do every year with the ladies to help them gain the skills and confidence that they need to go out into the working world and be able to do the best that they can.”