News Archive

January 11, 2014 - 6:00pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- For the second game in a row, the Mount Mercy offense got it done in the second half to earn another Midwest Collegiate Conference victory. The Mustangs shot 63 percent from the floor after the break to put away AIB, 83-71, in a men's basketball game on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
January 11, 2014 - 5:40pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy offense was clicking on all cylinders today, and it showed in the box score. The Mustangs knocked down 13 treys and recorded assists on 28 of 34 field goals in an 89-58 rout of AIB in a Midwest Collegiate Conference women's basketball game at Hennessey Recreation Center.
January 10, 2014 - 3:45pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Change is on the way for the Midwest Collegiate Conference and its membership after the announcement that Grand View University and William Penn University will join the Heart of America Athletic Conference in 2015-16.
January 10, 2014 - 11:15am
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. 
January 9, 2014 - 4:44pm
The generosity of Mount Mercy’s community was apparent during a recent Water Portal class fundraiser for Burundi, Africa. Students asked peers to contribute the amount they would typically spend at a vending machine, and by the end of the effort, Mount Mercy students, staff and faculty had donated a total of nearly $1,300 to provide clean drinking water to an African village.
January 9, 2014 - 10:30am
DAVENPORT, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's basketball team picked up its second-straight victory over a ranked opponent, leading the entire way in an 83-72 victory over 22nd-ranked St. Ambrose in a Midwest Collegiate Conference opener on Wednesday at Lee Lohman Arena.
January 9, 2014 - 9:50am
DAVENPORT, Iowa -- After trailing by as many as 22 points, Mount Mercy got within two with less than 20 seconds to go, but 21st-ranked St. Ambrose hit four straight free throws down the stretch to hold off the Mustangs, 74-68, in Wednesday's Midwest Collegiate Conference women's basketball opener at Lee Lohman Arena.
January 6, 2014 - 10:03am
Mount Mercy University Board of Trustees has approved a new three-year Strategic Plan that builds upon the university’s mission, values and vision as a Catholic institution of higher learning. The plan is a culmination of work initiated by the entire campus community and directed by the faculty and staff of the Strategic Innovation Committee. The committee will continue to monitor the progress of the institution as it moves through the goals set forth. Read the Strategic Plan online.
January 5, 2014 - 9:15am
Luther rides perimeter shooting to beat MustangsDECORAH, Iowa -- Luther shot better than 55 percent from 3-point range and 81 percent from the free throw line in Saturday's non-conference finale, an 85-72 victory over Mount Mercy at the Regents Center.
January 5, 2014 - 9:15am
DECORAH, Iowa -- Luther built on a five-point halftime lead to down Mount Mercy, 78-63, in the final non-conference game for the Mustang women's basketball team on Saturday at the Regents Center.
December 29, 2013 - 10:55pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- A second-half comeback by Mount Mercy led to overtime, but Coe owned the extra period and won the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic with an 83-79 victory over the Mustangs on Sunday at Eby Fieldhouse.
December 29, 2013 - 10:25pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's basketball team built a 10-point halftime lead and cruised to the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic title with a 73-53 victory over Westminster (Mo.) on Sunday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
December 21, 2013 - 9:55am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- The Mount Mercy women's basketball team will enter the holiday break riding a three-game win streak after a 65-55 victory over Northwood (Fla.) on Saturday at the Hoernle Center.
December 17, 2013 - 11:10am
Preparing for the holidays can be nerve-wracking due to the heightened call of time and attention. Numerous activities occur within a short period of time: parties, shopping, cooking and family gatherings. When impractical expectations are combined with poor coping strategies, the result can be stress, anxiety or depression. Student Therapist Deanna Engrav of Mount Mercy’s Gerald & Audrey Olson Marriage & Family Therapy Clinic offers the following tips to help cope with the season’s potential stressors:
December 16, 2013 - 9:16am
State legislators met with representatives from area private colleges to discuss the impact of the Iowa Tuition Grant on Nov. 22. Mount Mercy students Amanda Mayotte and Cassie Paulson joined Interim President Norm Nielsen and Director of Financial Aid Bethany Rinderknecht as councils for the university.
December 14, 2013 - 8:10pm
DAVENPORT, Iowa -- The Mount Mercy men's basketball team closed out the pre-holiday portion of its schedule this weekend, defeating Hannibal-LaGrange (Mo.) and 21st-ranked York (Neb.) at the St. Ambrose Shootout at Lee Lohman Arena.
December 14, 2013 - 4:40pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Sophomore guard Makenzie Zeitler knocked down three big free throws over the last 11 seconds of the game, helping the Mount Mercy women's basketball team hold on for a 64-61 victory over Simpson on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
December 12, 2013 - 2:17pm
“It’s an invigorating day for the Church and Mount Mercy as a Catholic University” responds Director of Campus Ministry Bill Mulcahey to the Dec. 11 announcement of Pope Francis, The People’s Pope as Time Magazine’s Person of the Year. Since becoming leader of the Catholic Church less than a year ago, Pope Francis has shown a spirit of mercy and compassion that has inspired the world and transcended denominations.
Terri Crumley
December 11, 2013 - 10:14am
Terri Snyders Crumley, D.M.A., joined Mount Mercy University as dean of admissions on Dec. 2. Terri comes to the university with over 20 years of service in higher education and more than 12 years of experience in college admissions. “Terri has a wealth of knowledge in the college recruiting realm from both the private and public higher education perspectives,” states Rob Callahan, Mount Mercy’s vice president for enrollment management. “We’re privileged to have an enthusiastic and skilled leader like her at Mount Mercy.”
December 10, 2013 - 10:25am
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- Mount Mercy senior Nathan Stern earned the first Midwest Collegiate Conference Indoor Field Athlete of the Week award on Monday, the league announced.