News Archive

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.
Shakespeare Festival at Mount Mercy University
April 17, 2014 - 2:40pm
Mount Mercy will celebrate Shakespeare Festival April 22-26. The week-long fest is a unique collaboration between members of the music, English, and drama departments aimed to honor Shakespeare’s 450th birthday. Tony Nickle, adjunct faculty in the music department, started the project as a part of the Voice Recital Series, a concert series that features professional opera singers.
April 15, 2014 - 4:00pm
MARION, Iowa -- The Mustang women's golf team picked up its fourth win of the 2013-14 season, claiming the team title at a rain-shortened Mount Mercy Spring Invitational at Hunters Ridge Golf Course.
April 13, 2014 - 11:25pm
Mustangs compete at Western IllinoisMACOMB, Ill. -- The outdoor season continued for the Mount Mercy track & field teams at the Lee Calhoun Memorial Invitational over the weekend at Hanson Field.
April 12, 2014 - 9:20pm
WAVERLY, Iowa -- Mount Mercy won its second straight tournament and senior Ryan Schrimper took medalist honors after a 5-under-par 67 in the final round of the Wartburg Spring Invitational this weekend at Centennial Oaks Golf Course.
Assistant Professor of Mathematics presents at Midwest Undergraduate Math Symposium
April 11, 2014 - 1:46pm
Dr. Jitka Stehnova, assistant professor of mathematics, will be a plenary speaker at this year’s Midwest Undergraduate Math Symposium (MUMS) in Indianola on April 11, 2014. MUMS is one of the largest math conferences in the region, and is designed to foster student engagement and growth in the realms of mathematical sciences. Mount Mercy faculty and students have led peer discussion in past years, but the 2014 event marks the first year Dr. Stehnova will address all symposium attendees.
Mount Mercy student Julia Simons in Theatre Cedar Rapids production of Les Miserables
April 10, 2014 - 2:56pm
One Mount Mercy University student is sharing her musical talents with the Cedar Rapids community. Freshman Julia Simons has been cast as Cosette, a lead character in Theatre Cedar Rapids’ production of the world-famous Les Misérables.
April 9, 2014 - 11:10am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Senior center fielder Erica Soppe drove in a pair of runs and sophomore shortstop Carson Burgart added a two-run double in the nightcap as the Mount Mercy softball team split a Midwest Collegiate Conference doubleheader with Clarke on Tuesday at Tomahawk Park.
April 7, 2014 - 4:10pm
RIVERSIDE, Iowa -- Senior Ryan Schrimper finished at 2-under-par and junior Jack South posted a 1-under-par total at the Blue Top Ridge Invitational, leading the 19th-ranked Mount Mercy men's golf team to its second win of the 2013-14 season at Blue Top Ridge Golf Course.

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