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July 7, 2017 - 7:20am
We set out to raise an ambitious $35 million—at the start of the global recession recovery no less—and we did it, together, raising nearly $37 million!
June 28, 2017 - 1:22pm
Three sisters who entered the Sisters of Mercy in Cedar Rapids celebrated jubilees at the Chapel of Mercy on Mount Mercy University's campus. Orignally published in the June 25 edition of The Witness. Sister Genevieve Birchard, RSM, 75th jubilee   
June 19, 2017 - 8:56am
Mount Mercy University will offer an Online, Accelerated & Graduate Programs Information Session on Thursday, June 29, 5:30–7 p.m., at the university’s CRST International Graduate Center. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet academic advisors and program directors, tour the Graduate Center, review program information, and meet other interested students in a relaxed setting.
June 13, 2017 - 8:41am
Congratulations to the following students named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2017 semester. Students with a semester grade point average of 3.60 or better, and who are graded (letter grade, not pass/fail) for six or more semester hours, are eligible for inclusion on the Dean's List. Susan AbelTravis AlbertsonBrooke AllenJacquline AllenMallory AllenMatheus AlonsoBeverly AmbrosyMegan AnderaAndrea AngererJaime Araiza
June 5, 2017 - 9:14am
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce May 2017 graduates. A commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 21, at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids. Congratulations to all! Stay connected to Mount Mercy by liking the Mount Mercy Alumni Facebook page.
June 1, 2017 - 8:45am
Giesler-Spellman was awarded the Holland Presidential Scholarship—for full tuition—to attend Mount Mercy. She attributes her career success to, “hard work, a little luck, and God’s calling and grace.” Keep reading »
May 31, 2017 - 11:28am
Dedicated to meeting the needs of working professionals, Mount Mercy University is proud to announce the addition of its fully online Master of Business Administration program, set to launch in Fall 2017. “Mount Mercy’s MBA program is recognized in the Corridor as a quality program,” said Marcie Van Note, interim MBA director. “We want to continue that same high quality and expand Mount Mercy’s mission beyond the Corridor.”
May 25, 2017 - 10:55am
Mount Mercy University’s Enactus club made it to the final competition round at the 2017 Enactus United States National Exposition in Kansas City, Missouri, on May 23. Claiming fourth place out of more than 450 teams nationwide, this is the highest ranking ever for Mount Mercy’s Enactus (formally SIFE) team—a Mount Mercy organization for 19 years.
May 21, 2017 - 3:33pm
Degrees were bestowed upon 439 undergraduate students—the most in Mount Mercy history—and 111 graduate students during the university’s 2017 Commencement Ceremony, held Sunday, May 21, at the U.S. Cellular Center in downtown Cedar Rapids.
May 21, 2017 - 1:20pm
After 26 years as a member of the religious studies faculty at Mount Mercy University, Dr. Charlotte Martin was granted professor emeritus status at the 2017 Commencement Ceremony, May 21. Martin received her bachelor’s degree from the College of St. Benedict at St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota. She holds masters and doctoral degrees from Vanderbilt University, with an emphasis in systematic theology. Martin began her career at Mount Mercy in 1991.
May 21, 2017 - 1:17pm
Kathryn Coulter, JD, was granted professor emeritus status at Mount Mercy University's 2017 Commencement Ceremony on May 21 after being a member of the business faculty for 30 years. Coulter received bachelor’s and juris doctor degrees from the University of Iowa and an MBA from Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. After teaching at University of California, Berkeley; San Francisco State; and Florida International College, she began teaching at Mount Mercy College in 1987.
May 21, 2017 - 1:15pm
After 37 years as a member of the psychology faculty at Mount Mercy University, Dr. Ron Feldt was granted professor emeritus status at the 2017 Commencement Ceremony, May 21. Feldt holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Wisconsin–Madison, a master’s degree from the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh, and earned a PhD in psychology from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. Before coming to Mount Mercy in 1980, he taught at the University of Wisconsin–Oshkosh.
May 21, 2017 - 12:59pm
Mount Mercy University graduate Bianca Kesselring received the Mary Catherine McAuley Award during the 2017 Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 21. Kesselring was also the ceremony’s student speaker and graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Human Resource Management and Management.
May 21, 2017 - 12:58pm
Mount Mercy University graduate Capria Davis received the Mary Frances Warde Award during the 2017 Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 21. She graduated with a degree in Multimedia Mass Communications.
May 19, 2017 - 4:59pm
Mount Mercy University recognized Gabriel Hernandez Acosta ’17 with the President’s Award at Honors Convocation on Friday, May 19. Acosta also received the Sister Mary Norbert Karnik Art Award. The President’s Award is given each year to a graduating student who has demonstrated, during their tenure at Mount Mercy University, a strong academic record, positive engagement in the campus community and service to others. This special award honors people in circumstances that illustrate the best in student tenacity, dedication, compassion and heart.
May 19, 2017 - 11:34am
Mount Mercy University celebrated employees during the May 5 Employee Appreciation & Awards Dinner, held at the CRST International Graduate Center. During the event, two inaugural awards were given for outstanding service to the campus community.
Receva Duos
May 18, 2017 - 3:58pm
Criminal Justice & Applied Philosophy Majors // Psychology Minor For much of Receva Duos’ childhood, the future was uncertain. After her family’s long and dangerous journey to a better life in the United States, she vowed not to take any opportunity for granted. Keep reading…

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