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April 8, 2016 - 9:31am
Mount Mercy University will welcome award-winning writer and essayist Amy Butcher to speak on April 11 in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall. Butcher will speak on her memoir “Visiting Hours” at a 3:30 p.m. Q&A and again during a 7 p.m. reading.
April 6, 2016 - 11:23am
Mount Mercy alumna Kellie Lala ’89 has dedicated much of her recent life to the Tumaini Junior School, a school in Karatu, Tanzania. She raises money for the school from afar, visiting her African friends whenever possible. You can find the full inspiring story—first published in the Spring 2015 Mount Mercy Magazine—here. We asked Lala for an update on the school and her work after receiving the uplifting pictures below.
April 6, 2016 - 8:46am
American artist Robert Shetterly and his Americans Who Tell the Truth traveling portrait exhibit will be on Mount Mercy University’s campus April 4–7. Shetterly will host a Q&A session and artist talk on April 6, and will join classes during the week to discuss his work. The portraits and narratives highlight citizens who courageously address issues of social, environmental and economic fairness. By combining art and other media, the exhibit offers resources to inspire a new generation of engaged Americans who will act for the common good, our communities and the Earth.
March 30, 2016 - 10:00am
Mount Mercy University’s Master of Arts in Criminal Justice program is moving to a fully online platform in Fall 2016 to better accommodate students’ needs. The online platform, which was first introduced as a part of the master’s-level program in Fall 2014, allows for additional flexibility students in the program require.
March 29, 2016 - 12:43pm
Mount Mercy University will hold its annual Multicultural Fair on Wednesday, March 30, from 3 to 6 p.m. in Hennessey Recreation Center. The fair will showcase the various cultures represented in Mount Mercy’s diverse student body by inviting international students to share their heritage and customs with others.
March 29, 2016 - 7:22am
Education in Iowa is constantly changing and evolving, affecting higher education students seeking degrees in education-related fields. To help answer questions looming in the minds of education majors, Mount Mercy University’s Student-Iowa State Education Association (S-ISEA) will host a Superintendent Q&A panel on March 29 at 5:30 p.m. in Flaherty Community Room, Basile Hall.

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