News Archive

March 17, 2014 - 10:35pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Mount Mercy men's golf team is 19th and the Mustang women's squad received votes in the first NAIA rankings of the season.
March 17, 2014 - 2:15pm
Carol Tyx, associate professor of English, has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize for her book of poetry, Rising to the Rim. Published by Brick Road Poetry Press in 2013, Rising to the Rim is the second collection of poems for Tyx, a Mount Mercy faculty for twelve years. Enjoy a reading from the work on the University’s YouTube channel.
March 15, 2014 - 10:50pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- The William Penn offense was too much for Mount Mercy on Saturday as the Lady Statesmen opened Midwest Collegiate Conference play with a sweep of the Mustangs.
March 15, 2014 - 10:30pm
CRETE, Neb. -- Mount Mercy struggled offensively while Doane (Neb.) scored 26 runs during a three-game sweep of the Mustangs in a non-conference baseball series this weekend at Ledon Baseball Field.
March 14, 2014 - 4:49pm
Nursing graduate Stephanie Nibaur ’13 was accepted into Mercy Volunteer Corps as a 2013-2014 volunteer. As part of the Catholic Volunteer Network of AmeriCorps, the Mercy volunteers work to foster social change in impoverished or disadvantaged areas of the United States and South America. Volunteers are placed for one year, working in the realms of health, education and social work. Nibaur is serving in St. Michaels, Ariz., a remote community in the Navajo Nation. She is working with residents to help them soar to their full potential.
March 10, 2014 - 1:10pm
GENEVA, Ohio -- Mount Mercy had a pair of top-20 finishers at the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships over the weekend at the SPIRE Institute.
March 7, 2014 - 11:25am
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Mount Mercy's Amanda Frost, Christa Oldham and Makenzie Zeitler were named to all-Midwest Collegiate Conference teams by a vote of league coaches, the MCC announced this week.
March 5, 2014 - 10:05pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Three members of the Mount Mercy men's and women's track & field teams will compete at the NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships this week at the SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio.
March 5, 2014 - 10:37am
Immigration reform is a priority for the United States Bishops and the Sisters of Mercy. This issue is currently receiving national attention, and there are some indications that there could be progress soon.  As a Mercy institution of higher learning, it seems appropriate for Mount Mercy to spend some energy during Lent to raise awareness on these issues and encourage prayer and advocacy. The following outlines what activities will take place during Lent that will encourage reflection on Immigration as a Mount Mercy campus.
March 3, 2014 - 10:55pm
DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Mount Mercy's hopes of another trip the national tournament were dashed in the waning seconds on Monday night as 13th-ranked St. Ambrose surrendered a 13-point halftime lead but escaped with a 69-67 victory over the Mustangs in the championship game of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Tournament at Lee Lohman Arena.
March 3, 2014 - 2:10pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy bowling programs hosted a tournament for the first time over the weekend, bringing in six other teams for the Midwest Collegiate Conference Championships on Saturday and Sunday at May City Bowl.
March 1, 2014 - 8:40pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- They didn't make it easy on themselves, but the Mount Mercy women's basketball team managed to clinch a berth in the finals of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Tournament with a 69-65 victory over William Penn on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
February 28, 2014 - 11:10pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Mount Mercy made a valiant comeback after facing a huge first-half deficit, but William Penn was able to weather the storm and advance to the championship game of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Men's Basketball Tournament with a 96-89 victory on Friday at the Penn Gymnasium.
February 27, 2014 - 11:40pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy avenged a seven-point loss to Viterbo (Wis.) in its regular season finale on Saturday, pounding the V-Hawks, 74-51, in Thursday's Midwest Collegiate Conference women's basketball quarterfinal at Hennessey Recreation Center.
February 26, 2014 - 9:55pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Sixth-seeded Mount Mercy avenged a pair of regular season losses to Clarke, advancing to the semifinals of the Midwest Collegiate Conference Men's Basketball Tournament with a 79-73 road win over the third-seeded Crusaders at the Kehl Center.
February 26, 2014 - 10:13am
Twelve African-American community leaders will gather at Mount Mercy University on Thursday, Feb. 27, from 5:30-7 p.m. for a professional panel presentation titled “The Black and White of Being a Black Professional in Eastern Iowa.”
February 25, 2014 - 9:35pm
CONWAY, Ark. -- After dropping its first two games on Friday, the Mount Mercy softball team got a pair of big wins on Saturday at the CBC February Meltdown hosted by Central Baptist (Ark.).
February 25, 2014 - 8:40pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The month of March will be a busy one for the Mount Mercy men's and women's bowling teams. The Mustangs have qualified for the sectional round of the Intercollegiate Team Championships, as well as the NAIA Invitational Team Championships.
February 25, 2014 - 1:38pm
Charlotte Joy Martin, Ph.D., Mount Mercy religious studies professor, presented “Liturgy as the Heart of John Paul II’s Social Encyclicals” as a visiting scholar to Saint John’s University in Collegeville, MN in February 2014. Dr. Martin’s thought-provoking lecture focused on the Eucharist and its social teachings as expressed by Pope John Paul II, including reflections from her life-changing understanding of the Pope’s 1979 speech to the United Nations General Assembly.
February 25, 2014 - 9:35am
Iowa high school seniors enrolling as new Mount Mercy University freshmen in the fall of 2014 will have a unique financial aid option – the Catherine McAuley Scholarship. “The scholarship is meant to bridge the gap some students encounter between grant amounts and remaining tuition costs, essentially resulting in free tuition,” stated Dean of Admissions Terri Crumley. “This scholarship, aligned with our mission, will allow even more talented young people to pursue their academic dreams with Mount Mercy.”