News and Events

Mount Mercy University congratulates December 2020 graduates
January 6, 2021

Mount Mercy University congratulates December 2020 graduates

The institution congratulates students that graduated in December, following Mount Mercy University’s fall semester.

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Mount Mercy University nursing students inducted into Sigma Theta Tau
December 18, 2020

Mount Mercy University nursing students inducted into Sigma Theta Tau

Mount Mercy University students were inducted into the Sigma Theta Tau honor society in a ceremony on December 2.

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Mount Mercy University nursing students earn pins
December 16, 2020

Mount Mercy University nursing students earn pins

Mount Mercy congratulates nursing students who received their pins in a virtual ceremony on December 16.

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Grounds Supervisor Works Around the Clock in Derecho Cleanup Efforts

Brady Klein saw firsthand the devastation caused by the derecho and immediately assembled crews and got to work.

December 16, 2020

Brady Klein
Dr. Joy Ochs
December 16, 2020

English Professor feels MMU community support during derecho clean-up

Dr. Joy Ochs felt the support from the MMU community after the derecho put her family into survival mode.

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Srdjan Jankovic
December 16, 2020

Serbian Student Struggles to Get Home During Pandemic

A one-week spring break trip turned into a months-long journey home for Srdjan Jankovic ’20.

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Janet Fosdick '97, '16 MAEd
December 16, 2020

New Professor Adapts to Online Method to Keep Students Safe

Before even getting the chance to learn MMU's systems, long-time educator Janet Fosdick ’97, ’16 MAEd has adapted her teaching for the safety of herself and others.

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Nursing Alumna Cares for COVID-19 Patients

Lia (Basemann) Dickes ’17 didn’t bat an eye when her manager asked if she would work on the COVID-19 floor at UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s Hospital.

December 16, 2020

Lia Dickes
Helen Blevi '21 MBA
December 15, 2020

Graduate Student Holds onto Light at the End of the Tunnel

Despite losing a family member to COVID-19 and facing the challenges that accompany the virus, Helen has continued to optimistically hope for the situation to improve.

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Local organizations thanked
October 27, 2020

Mount Mercy University thanks local organizations for donations aiding clean-up efforts

Mount Mercy University recently thanked five local organizations that donated to Mount Mercy’s clean-up efforts after the August 10 derecho storm.

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Campus Clean Up
October 8, 2020

Mount Mercy University honors volunteers for clean-up efforts

Mount Mercy University held a dedication event on Sept. 28 for students, employees and alumni who volunteered to help with campus clean-up efforts following the August 10 derecho.

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Science student
September 17, 2020

Mount Mercy University ranks high in social mobility on U.S. News & World Report

Mount Mercy University is a top ranked university in social mobility, value, and veteran education. MMU ranked #25 in social mobility, #50 in best value schools, and #33 best colleges for veterans.

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Tree damage on campus
August 15, 2020

Mount Mercy University announces storm recovery and fall start plan

Mount Mercy University has announced its storm recovery and fall start plan after experiencing significant damage to campus after the derecho storm.

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Mount Mercy University partners with local refugee group to sew masks for campus community
August 6, 2020

Mount Mercy University partners with local refugee group to sew masks for campus community

Mount Mercy University has partnered with African Women Empowered, a local non-profit ministry for refugees, to sew 2,000 masks for Mount Mercy students and employees.

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Mount Mercy Summer graduates
July 29, 2020
Mount Mercy University announces addition of Sr. Laura Reicks to Board
July 27, 2020

Mount Mercy University announces addition of Sr. Laura Reicks to Board

Mount Mercy University has announced the addition of Sister Laura Reicks to the university’s Board of Trustees, effective June 12, 2020.

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Three sister organizations continue annual tradition of spreading mercy in the Cedar Rapids community
July 20, 2020

Three sister organizations continue annual tradition of spreading mercy in the Cedar Rapids community

Sister organizations Mount Mercy University, the Catherine McAuley Center and Mercy Medical Center are continuing the tradition of spreading mercy in our community.

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Mount Mercy Dean´s list
July 15, 2020

Mount Mercy University students named to Spring 2020 Dean’s List

The following student(s) are named to Mount Mercy University’s Spring 2020 Dean’s List. Students with a semester grade point average of 3.60 or better and who are graded for six or more semester hours are eligible for inclusion on the Dean’s List.

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Nursing graduates
June 26, 2020

Mount Mercy University congratulates May 2020 nursing grads

The graduates in Mount Mercy University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program received their virtual nursing pins on Saturday, May 16.

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Mount Mercy University JumpStart
June 17, 2020

Mount Mercy University’s JumpStart program to begin July 8

Cedar Rapids students have the opportunity to learn from inspiring speakers, learn about leadership, and play games during Mount Mercy University’s summer JumpStart program, held July 8–July 31.

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Mount Mercy University Cloth for a cause
June 16, 2020

Mount Mercy Enactus club partners with African Women Empowered to make masks

Mount Mercy’s Enactus club has partnered with a local group of African refugees, African Women Empowered, to create and sell cloth masks. Theproject is called Cloth for a Cause.

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Mount Mercy University Nate Klein Board of Director
June 15, 2020

Dr. Nate Klein named to the ASACCU Board of Directors

Dr. Nate Klein, vice president for student success, has been named to the Association of Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities (ASACCU) Board of Directors.

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Mount Mercy Hybrid Fall Classes
June 9, 2020

Mount Mercy University plans in-person and blended/hybrid classes this fall

Mount Mercy University has announced plans to bring students back to campus this fall with the appropriate and necessary safety measures in place. Both in-person and blended/hybrid classes will be offered.

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