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May 1, 2014 - 9:20pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Fourth-seeded Mount Mercy defeated fifth-seeded Clarke, 3-1, in the first round of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Softball Tournament on Thursday at Tomahawk Park. The Mustangs advance to the MCC Final Four this weekend in Oskaloosa.
Grotto May Day Celebration at Mount Mercy
May 1, 2014 - 4:22pm
Mount Mercy University will reenact a cherished 30-year tradition during the Grotto May Day Celebration on Friday, May 2, from 3 – 5 p.m. at Mount Mercy’s historic Our Mother of Sorrows Grotto. Entertainment will include a reenactment of the 1920s Isadora Duncan scarf dance – once a common practice on campus – and performances by student soloists representing Mount Mercy’s Music Department.  Maypole dances and door prizes are just a few of the offerings. The event is free and open to the public; seating may be limited.
Choose Your Challenge: Photo and Video contest
May 1, 2014 - 1:38pm
Enter the Choose Your Challenge contest for a chance to put some summertime cash in your pocket! Just choose from the three contest categories below, be super creative, enter the contest by May 20, and three lucky winners will be paid for their Mustang pride! Any current Mount Mercy University student may select from three contest categories:
Aquinas Question religious studies scholarship award recipient
May 1, 2014 - 8:58am
Congratulations to Tonya Harman, winner of the 2014 St. Thomas Aquinas scholarship contest! Tonya is a double major in nursing and philosophy. She is a veteran, wife and mother. Watch her winning video submission.
April 30, 2014 - 1:55pm
RIVERSIDE, Iowa -- Mount Mercy finished second and had a pair of golfers on the all-conference team at the 2014 Midwest Collegiate Conference Men's Golf Championships on Monday and Tuesday at Blue Top Ridge Golf Course.
April 29, 2014 - 9:55pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mount Mercy senior right-hander Catie Flaucher added another impressive award to her resume today when she was named the NAIA Softball National Pitcher of the Week for April 29.
Mount Mercy's ExploreU introduces middle-school girls to STEM
April 29, 2014 - 10:36am
For the third year, Mount Mercy University will host ExploreU@MMU World of Technology, a week-long summer program for middle-school girls interested in math and computer science.  Dr. Jitka Stehnova, assistant professor of mathematics, and Dr. Elizabeth Kleiman, assistant professor of computer science, will coordinate this year’s program thanks to support from a Tensor Women and Mathematics Grant through the Mathematical Association of America.
Mount Mercy University announces new Master degree program: Master of Strategic Leadership
April 29, 2014 - 8:57am
Mount Mercy University has announced the addition of a fifth graduate program. The Master of Strategic Leadership program started in Spring 2014 with classes offered weeknights and Saturdays to accommodate busy working professionals.
April 28, 2014 - 10:10pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy right-hander Catie Flaucher continued an unprecedented streak on Monday night, throwing her fourth consecutive no-hitter in game one as the Mustangs split a Midwest Collegiate Conference softball doubleheader with Viterbo (Wis.) at Tomahawk Park.
April 28, 2014 - 10:15am
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- The Mount Mercy baseball team dropped three of four games at league-leading Viterbo (Wis.) over the weekend and will miss the Midwest Collegiate Conference Tournament this spring.
April 27, 2014 - 11:25pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa -- After Clarke won the opener, 2-0, senior right-hander Catie Flaucher threw an unprecedented third-straight no-hitter in an 8-0 victory in game two as Mount Mercy earned a split of Saturday's Midwest Collegiate Conference softball doubleheader.
April 27, 2014 - 10:25pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Junior Kayla Hanson hit the NAIA's provisional qualifying mark in the hammer and senior Nathan Stern set a school record in the shot put, headlining Mount Mercy's performances at the Dr. Tucker Open at Loras and Kip Janvrin Open at Simpson this weekend.
April 25, 2014 - 11:40pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy claimed the opener in dramatic fashion and used a seven-run fourth inning and a second-straight no-hitter by senior right-hander Catie Flaucher to sweep league-leading Grand View, 4-3 and 8-0, in a Midwest Collegiate Conference softball doubleheader on Friday at Tomahawk Park.
Shakespeare on the Hill: Voice Recital Series
April 25, 2014 - 4:16pm
Weaving together music and stage, the University Center will pulse with the powerful voices of professional opera singers, the Mount Mercy University Madrigal Singers, and the outstanding theatrical performances of drama students on Saturday, April 26. Shakespeare on the Hill will entwine breathtaking Bard-inspired arias and duets with scenes from plays including Macbeth, Hamlet, West Side Story and many more.
Michelle Snitselaar appointed to Iowa center for Nursing Workforce Advisory Committee
April 25, 2014 - 9:27am
Director of Health Services Michelle Snitselaar, RN, MSN has been appointed to serve on the Iowa Center for Nursing Workforce Advisory Committee. The committee will consist of 12 to 14 key stakeholders representing various aspects of the healthcare field from across Iowa. Snitselaar’s role on the committee is to represent Mount Mercy as a private university offering BSN or higher nursing degrees.
April 23, 2014 - 7:45pm
MARION, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's golf team won its own invitational on Tuesday and will head into next week's Midwest Collegiate Conference Championships having won three straight events.
April 23, 2014 - 11:15am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- With the regular season winding down, the Mount Mercy softball team took a critical step toward home field advantage in the first round of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Tournament with a sweep of AIB on Tuesday at Tomahawk Park.
Celebrating international culture during the Multicultural Fair at Mount Mercy University
April 23, 2014 - 10:47am
Mount Mercy University invites the community to share in its Multicultural Fair on Thursday, April 24, from 3-5:30 p.m. in the University Center Commons. The fair showcases the rich histories of cultures represented in Mount Mercy's student body, as well as promotes peace as a counter-culture initiative.
April 21, 2014 - 11:15pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- William Penn came from behind to win the opener and Mount Mercy returned the favor in game two as the Statesmen and Mustangs split a Midwest Collegiate Conference baseball doubleheader at Ken Charipar Field.
April 17, 2014 - 10:00pm
LA CROSSE, Wis. -- Mount Mercy's three-game winning streak ended in the opener, but the Mustangs came back to win game two and earn a split with Viterbo (Wis.) in Thursday's Midwest Collegiate Conference softball doubleheader.

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