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December 3, 2013 - 2:43pm
Mount Mercy’s Assistant Professor of Education Jennie Schmidt, Ph.D., recently traveled to St. Louis to present “Pre-Service Learning Across the Curriculum” at the National Council for the Social Studies annual conference. The research compiled by Schmidt, along with Mount Mercy’s Dr. Norma-Linda Mattingly and Dr. Jan Rohner, focused on the cross-curricular connections made between social studies methods and reading language arts methods of education. More than 3,500 attended this 93rd conference of social studies educators.
December 2, 2013 - 10:25pm
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. -- Mount Mercy junior Daniel Healy used 1,275 pins and a 212.5 average to finish 14th individually, helping the Mustang men's bowling team to 12th place at the National Collegiate Team Match Games over the weekend.
December 2, 2013 - 10:00pm
FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. -- Freshman Alicia Hartley finished first out of 183 bowlers, leading the Mount Mercy women to ninth place at the National Collegiate Team Match Games on Friday and Saturday.
December 2, 2013 - 3:03pm
When the final scores were tallied at May City Bowl on Nov. 11, team Emil’s Hideaway had rolled a city league record breaker. Four of the five teammates are part of Mount Mercy University’s family. Head Bowling Coach Glenn Healy, his son and Mustang bowler Daniel Healy, Lead Groundskeeper Victor Kies, accelerated student Scot Reed, along with fellow community member Mike Palumbo rolled an incredible 1365, toppling the city league record by 44 pins.
December 1, 2013 - 10:15pm
PLATTEVILLE, Wis. -- Ten games into the season, the Mount Mercy women's basketball team has yet to lose on an opponent's home court after the Mustangs rebounded from a six-point halftime deficit to beat Wisconsin-Platteville, 76-69, on Sunday on Bo Ryan Court.
December 1, 2013 - 9:45pm
FREMONT, Neb. -- A difficult non-conference schedule didn't get any easier for the Mount Mercy men's basketball team this weekend as the Mustangs dropped a pair of games to top-10 teams at the Draemel Classic.
November 27, 2013 - 8:44am
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.
November 26, 2013 - 8:50am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Freshmen Alisa Weiland and Abby Herb combined for seven 3-pointers and led four Mustangs in double figures in Mount Mercy's 73-45 rout of Culver-Stockton (Mo.) in a women's basketball game on Monday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
November 25, 2013 - 4:31pm
The Keech Scholarship Fund has been impacting Mount Mercy nursing students for more than 40 years.
November 23, 2013 - 11:20pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Led by six double-digit scorers, the Mount Mercy men's basketball team erupted for its highest point total in eight seasons in a 121-80 win over Judson (Ill.) on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
November 23, 2013 - 10:35pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Mount Mercy couldn't hold on to a six-point halftime advantage and lost a non-conference women's basketball game to 15th-ranked Cardinal Stritch (Wis.), 79-72, on Saturday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
November 23, 2013 - 9:10pm
LAWRENCE, Kan. -- The Midwest Collegiate Conference champion Mount Mercy men came away with their best finish ever at the national meet, finishing 29th at the NAIA Cross Country National Championships today at Rim Rock Farm.
November 20, 2013 - 11:00pm
MOUNT PLEASANT, Iowa -- Junior guard Paige Last buried six 3-pointers and poured in a game-high 19 points as the Mount Mercy women's basketball team remained unbeaten on the road with a 68-58 win over Iowa Wesleyan on Wednesday at Ruble Arena.
November 20, 2013 - 11:45am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- For the first time since May of 2004, the Mount Mercy women's golf team is listed in the NAIA national poll. The Mustangs are 25th in the NAIA Women's Golf Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll released by the national office on Nov. 8.
November 20, 2013 - 10:44am
Students at Mount Mercy University traded old for new in the Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) t-shirt swap held Oct. 24. Learners donated college-branded t-shirts from around the country and in return received a new Mount Mercy shirt. “We collected over 100 t-shirts advertising other colleges and universities,” said Ryan Phillips, annual giving coordinator. “Our Development and Alumni Relations office supplied each donor with a brand new Mount Mercy t-shirt to replace their old one.”
November 20, 2013 - 9:55am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- The Mount Mercy men's golf team is ranked 19th in the NAIA Men's Golf Coaches' Preseason Top 25 Poll, which was released by the national office on Nov. 8.
November 19, 2013 - 11:10pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- After Mount Mercy rallied to tie the game with just under nine minutes left, 18th-ranked Culver-Stockton (Mo.) outscored the Mustangs, 32-10, the rest of the way to earn a 94-72 victory on Tuesday at Hennessey Recreation Center.
November 18, 2013 - 9:06am
Ellen O’Keefe, Mount Mercy associate professor of education and education department chair, will speak to Hawkeye Community College students at a noon luncheon on Nov. 20. Professor O'Keefe will discuss the nuances of the university’s education program, along with thoughts on PRAXIS – an educational licensure test. She will answer student questions as they relate to learning, academic requirements and student life on Mount Mercy’s campus.
November 17, 2013 - 3:50pm
WAVERLY, Iowa -- When you take care of the basketball and knock down your free throws, good things happen. Just ask the Mount Mercy men's basketball team, which snapped a five-game losing streak with a pair of wins and the Buzz Levick Tip-Off Tournament title.
November 17, 2013 - 3:05pm
OSKALOOSA, Iowa -- A pair of Mount Mercy freshmen grabbed postseason honors on Friday when the Midwest Collegiate Conference announced its all-conference teams for the 2013 season.

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