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November 5, 2012 - 8:39am
Mount Mercy University CRST International Graduate Center Groundbreaking Mount Mercy University announced plans for a new graduate center during a ceremonial groundbreaking on Friday, November 2. The Mount Mercy University CRST International Graduate Center will undergo renovations immediately for a grand opening planned for the fall of 2013.
August 22, 2012 - 3:52pm
Scholarshare | Stepping forward. Giving back. Mount Mercy University provides curriculum that is community-minded, integrating service-learning and Mercy values. We serve undergraduate students, graduate students, and working adults. See how an investment in Mount Mercy University is an investment in the Eastern Iowa Corridor.
July 23, 2012 - 2:39pm
Mustang Sally is at it again! Check out her latest adventures as she waits for the Cedar Rapids RAGBRAI visit. Make sure to join us for the Party on the Island in downtown Cedar Rapids on Thursday, July 26. Mustang Sally will be at the Mount Mercy table between 6:30 and 9:30 p.m. Get your photo taken with her, pick up a few goodies, and sign up to win prizes! We'll see you there! #MMURides #SurvivinTheRide 
July 6, 2012 - 3:38pm
Service is a big part of life at Mount Mercy University! Our students are active members of their community and often say the volunteer work they do while attending Mount Mercy has inspired them to keep volunteering after they graduate!   Check out what service means to some of our students.  
June 28, 2012 - 11:00pm
Mustang Sally is getting pumped for RAGBRAI and has started training for Mount Mercy's team! Look for more of Mustang Sally's adventures to come in the future as we get ready to celebrate the 40th anniversary in the great city of Cedar Rapids on July 26!   Tweet with us!   #MMUrides  #SurvivinTheRide  
May 29, 2012 - 11:00pm
Assistant Professor of Chemistry Joe Nguyen can always be counted on for some kind of experiment around campus. Check out this video full of highlights from Dr. Nguyen's latest and greatest. **Please do not attempt experiments without the supervision of an experienced professional.**
May 19, 2012 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy University commencement activities were held the weekend of May 20, 2012. Over 500 students graduated from the university in undergraduate and graduate programs. This commencement marked the first year Mount Mercy graduated students in the Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, and Master of Science in Nursing.
May 18, 2012 - 11:00pm
Nursing students graduating from Mount Mercy received their nursing pins on Saturday, May 19, as part of commencement activities. The celebration included remarks from keynote speaker Julie McIntosh, lecturer of nursing at Mount Mercy, as well as senior class speakers Tiffany Bevins and Camilla Martin.  Congratulations, nursing graduates! 
May 18, 2012 - 9:10pm
Students in Mount Mercy's graduate program received their academic hoods in a Graduate Hooding Ceremony on Friday, May 18, 2012, as part of commencement activities at Mount Mercy University. Four graduate programs were represented in the ceremony: Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts in Education, Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, and Master of Science in Nursing. This commencement marked the first year Mount Mercy graduated students in the Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy, and Master of Science in Nursing.
May 12, 2012 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy University was pleased to welcome the Hawkeye Area Boy Scouts of America to campus May 11 - 13 for a camp out on the Hill! The Scouts were treated to visits from the Linn County Sheriff's Office, the Cedar Rapids Police Department's K9 Unit, and KGAN CBS2. 
May 10, 2012 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy University welcomed community partners and members of the public during the 10th annual HACAP Freedom from Hunger campaign kickoff, held in the University Center at Mount Mercy University on May 11. Special guest speakers included Mount Mercy President Christopher Blake; Rockwell Collins representative and Freedom from Hunger committee member Dave Gosch; Julia Kent, from KMRY and Director of Food Reservoir Bob Untiedt.
May 9, 2012 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy University Band, Choir, and Jazz Connection gave a delightful performance this spring in Stello Performance Hall in Warde Hall. Enjoy these clips of their beautiful music! 
May 7, 2012 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy University's SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) team shared their experiences helping local nonprofit organizations including the Catherine McAuley Center and Boy Scouts of America.
May 2, 2012 - 11:29am
Area high school students selected as winners of Mount Mercy University's Creative Writing Contest for High School Juniors shared their work at the Pathways Scholarship Festival at Mount Mercy on May 2.  Winners were:  First place: Brennan Bogert, Regina High School, "My Neighbor's Daughter" Second place: Sarah Mork, Marion High School, "Loneliness" Third place: Marissa Bouska, North Fayette High School, "Washed Away"  Congratulations to all! 
May 1, 2012 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy University students shared academic achievement, faculty-student research partnerships, and interactive demonstrations during Scholarship Festival on May 2, 2012. Held annually, this event showcases diverse students projects representing a variety of academic subjects chosen from outstanding senior theses, capstone experiences, honors projects, and independent research projects. #Pathways 
May 1, 2012 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy University welcomed Dr. Anne Curzan for the keynote address during Scholarship Festival on May 2, 2012. Curzan, an associate professor in the Department of English at the University of Michigan, explained to audience members fuzzy word usage and puzzling linguistic mysteries. 
May 1, 2012 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy's 2011-2012 women's basketball team advanced to the NAIA Nationals for the first time since 1995. The Mustangs lost in the quarterfinals of the tournament, ending their season 27-9 overall and with the most wins by a Mustang squad since 1994-1995.
April 30, 2012 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy University celebrated a cherished 30-year tradition during the Grotto May Day Celebration on Tuesday, May 1, in the historic Lady of Sorrows Grotto. Activities included a reenactment of the 1920s Isadora Duncan scarf dance and performances of 1930s music by Mount Mercy's Communication, Literature & Arts Department.
April 29, 2012 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy's M2AP Board sponsored an Easter egg hunt on campus. Can you guess how many eggs they hid? We've heard there are some still out there!
April 26, 2012 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy's Professor of Biology and Department Chair Dr. Neil Bernstein led students in a grass planting in the spring of 2012 on the hill of Basile Hall. The environmentally friendly "no mow grass" will keep away erosion and doesn't requiring mowing in most circumstances. Dr. Bernstein shared with the group that the toxins and vapors released from 30 seconds of using a push mower equals roughly five minutes of driving a car.  This endeavor was supported by the Sisters of Mercy Ministry Grant for Sustainability. 


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