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June 29, 2016 - 2:07pm
Mount Mercy University MBA Coordinator Marcie Van Note was selected to receive the 2016 Council for Accelerated Programs Excellence in Teaching award. The national award is given to an outstanding faculty member who demonstrates excellence in their ability to relate to students and has provided significant contributions to the wider academic community.
June 27, 2016 - 2:57pm
Congratulations to the following students named to the Dean's List for the Spring 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. Susan E. AbelEmily A. AdamsMaria J. AdamsKelley M. AldrichChristian B. AllenJacquline AllenJessica D. AllenBeverly AmbrosyAndrea M.Angerer
June 27, 2016 - 9:41am
[VIDEO]  Construction is underway this month on the new Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex.The 22-acre property is Mount Mercy's first-ever outdoor athletic facility. The complex will house six of the University's 17 teams, including soccer, track, baseball, and softball. Keep reading…
June 24, 2016 - 9:16am
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce the official start of construction of The Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex, the university’s first-ever outdoor athletic facility. The 22 acre property, located at 909 17th Street NE, will give Mount Mercy’s student-athletes a home field advantage for the very first time.
June 15, 2016 - 9:59am
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce June 2016 graduates. A commencement ceremony was held Sunday, May 22, 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 13, 2016 - 9:20am
Mount Mercy is thrilled to announce the hiring of Steve Stickney as the new band director. Steve was previously the Director of Bands at Linn-Mar High School, where he was also co-director of the Marching Lions, directed the Wind Ensemble, Jazz Lab Band and Stage Band, and taught woodwind, brass and percussion lessons in grades 9-12.
June 2, 2016 - 11:45am
Registration is open for Mount Mercy University’s popular ExploreU World of Technology summer program, a week-long event that provides role models and fun activities to middle-school-aged girls interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). To make registration and scholarship applications more accessible, the forms are now available online at bit.ly/1OQcab6.
June 1, 2016 - 9:43am
After 36 years as a member of the English faculty at Mount Mercy University, Jim Grove was awarded professor emeritus status at the 2016 commencement ceremony. Grove served as a professor at Mount Mercy since 1980 after completing his doctoral dissertation at Southern Illinois University on American writer and icon Mark Twain. As a Fulbright lecturer in 1989-90 and 2004, Grove taught at Palacky University in the Czech Republic.
June 1, 2016 - 9:39am
Jane Junge was awarded professor emeritus status at the Mount Mercy University 2016 commencement ceremony after 33 years as assistant professor of sociology at the college. Junge joined the Mount Mercy faculty in 1983. An alumna of Mount Mercy, she also holds a master’s degree in sociology from University of Northern Iowa.
May 25, 2016 - 2:43pm
Two Mount Mercy University admissions counselors were recognized for their accomplishments at the MIDWest Association for College Admission Counseling Conference in Minneapolis, May 15–17. Tyler Poldervaart, MMU admissions counselor since January 2014, was one of three state nominees for the Iowa Association of College Admission Counseling’s Rising Star Award. This annual award recognizes one outstanding staff member who exemplifies excellence and dedication to serving the needs of students in transition from high school to college.
May 23, 2016 - 10:03am
Mount Mercy University graduated the largest class in its history during commencement exercises Sunday, May 22, at the U.S. Cellular Center. Degrees were bestowed upon 393 undergraduate students and 175 students from graduate programs. The Class of 2016 is also the first to graduate with completely online students.
May 23, 2016 - 9:33am
Mount Mercy graduate Amazing-Grace Ighedo ’16 received the Mary Frances Warde Award during Mount Mercy’s commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 22. She graduated with a Bachelor of Science in nursing.

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