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January 18, 2017 - 3:57pm
Mount Mercy University will host the Third Annual Lunar New Year on the Hill, Jan. 22, 5 p.m.–8 p.m., in the Sisters of Mercy University Center Commons. This event, celebrating the Year of the Rooster, will feature various demonstrations, games and food suitable for all ages. The Lunar New Year, also known as Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, is a traditional Chinese holiday that celebrates culture, heavenly deities, ancestors and the start of the New Year. There are 12 Chinese Zodiac animals, one assigned to a year, with this year being the Year of the Rooster.
January 17, 2017 - 9:06am
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (KCRG-TV9) — Today, people all across the country, including here in eastern Iowa, took time today to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Junior.In Cedar Rapids, Mount Mercy University held a ceremony that reflected on the importance of human civil rights. Students, faculty and community members were all invited to the event. (Keep reading at KCRG.com…)
January 13, 2017 - 9:13am
Each year, the third Monday in January is designated as Martin Luther King, Jr. 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 by the life of Dr. King. Mount Mercy University students, faculty and staff will honor Dr. King’s legacy Jan. 15–18 with a variety of events. Some events are open to the public while others are for students only.
January 10, 2017 - 8:30am
Congratulations to the following students named to the Dean's List for the Fall 2016 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. Nsikak-Abasi Abang-NtuenSusan AbelKelley AldrichBrooke AllenMallory AllenAndrea AngererKoffi ApelyJaime AraizaCali ArbuckleLaura Argo
January 4, 2017 - 4:45pm
Mount Mercy University administration, faculty and staff gathered on Wednesday in the Chapel of Mercy to sign a statement against hatred and intimidation. A short prayer service, “Prayer for Peace and Understanding,” preceded the signing. The statement, in response to increased nation-wide reports of hatred and intimidation based on race, religion, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, immigration status and other factors, reads in part:
January 2, 2017 - 3:48pm
Nsikak-Abasi Abang-Ntuen Kelley Aldrich**Leah Appell Melissa Armendariz Ricardo Baida Tyler Balkman***Katie Barrett*Jacoby Beard Brenda Bell Cara Boeding LaShanta Boyce Jacob Bruck Kacy Brumbaugh Stephen Burgess**Brandi Burnell Warren Bynoe Danielle Carson Kelsee Castonguay Megan Chapman Bridget Clark Gregory Clark Morgan Clinton Breann Cole Dana Cook April Corey***
Nancy Kasparek
January 2, 2017 - 11:39am
Nancy Kasparek voted 2016 Most Influential Person in the Corridor Nancy Kasparek’s first appearance on the CBJ’s Most Influential Person in the Corridor list is an impressive accomplishment, especially considering her margin of victory [Keep reading at CorridorBusiness.com…]

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