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December 15, 2011 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy University is proud to receive a generous gift of $300,000 from Transamerica Life Insurance Company for its University Center facility. To honor Transamerica's generous contribution, a second floor corridor in the Center has been named the Transamerica Corridor. 
November 27, 2011 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy students in Professor of Art Jane Gilmor's "New Genres" class take a creative and out-of-the-box approach to developing themes and exploring characteristics and personas of expressive art. Take a peek at their endeavors!  
November 20, 2011 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy gives thanks and celebrates a cherished tradition, the Thanksgiving Dress Dinner. And for the first time ever, we crowned a Turkey King and Queen! Nominated by their peers, students voted for a King and Queen by donating spare change to Kids Against Hunger. The candidates with the most change in their bucket got to wear the hat! 
November 10, 2011 - 11:00pm
Four shots in 10 minutes is pretty good. Four shots on goal in 10 minutes is even better. But four goals in 10 minutes? Nearly unheard of. But Mount Mercy did it on November 10, coming back from a 3-0 deficit to defeat Ashford, 4-3, in the championship game of the 2011 Midwest Collegiate Conference Men's Soccer Tournament at Lower Kingston Field. For the first time in school history, the Mount Mercy men's soccer team will head to nationals! Enjoy the highlights of this stunning comeback. 
November 6, 2011 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy University RA's took one for the team to raise money for charity! For $1 students (or staff!) could cream a Resident Assistant -- with all proceeds going to the club Kids Against Hunger to help package meals for children in need. Special thanks to our awesome RA's, and to Kids Against Hunger Club President Olivia Mehring for organizing such a fun fundraiser!  
October 9, 2011 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy University formally dedicated and blessed the new University Center during Homecoming festivities on Friday, September 30 – ceremoniously opening its doors and marking a new milestone for the Institution since the historic transformation from college to university just over a year ago. 
October 6, 2011 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy students in the Cedar Rapids Dance Marathon club take advantage of the new University Center space to show off their moves and celebrate Club Friday on the Hill. Nicely done, ladies! 
October 3, 2011 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy President Christopher Blake rocks out with Assistant Professor of Business Tracy Tunwall and the award winning band Aeroroot during the Society for Human Resource Management Conference on September 27. Not your average university president! 
August 11, 2011 - 11:00pm
Mount Mercy University Professor of Social Work Rick Zingher enjoys some time with his 'little brother' Jarrett through Big Brothers Big Sisters. Both of their lives have been enriched by the relationship. We managed to capture them during a top-secret mission to make the world's best cup of lemonade. To learn more about their experiences, visit  
August 7, 2011 - 11:00pm
The Mount Mercy University community, including President Christopher Blake, joined forces for a day of RAGBRAI. Our bikers had a great time, and some even managed to stop for coffee along the way!
July 18, 2011 - 5:27pm
Where will the spirit of Mercy take you? The locations are as varied as the people who make up the Mount Mercy community. Want in on the fun? Visit and download your own Flat Catherine. Travel with her and snap a picture! You can email your photos to 
May 23, 2011 - 12:28pm
Mount Mercy celebrated with graduates during Commencement on May 22, 2011. The celebration marked a milestone in Mount Mercy's history, our first celebration as Mount Mercy University. Enjoy some reflections and ceremony highlights, and join us as we say good luck to the class of 2011.
May 11, 2011 - 11:16am
Mount Mercy men's basketball team showcase their talents with a dunk contest.
May 11, 2011 - 10:56am
Students, faculty, and staff show some hidden talents at Mount Mercy's 2011 talent show.
May 11, 2011 - 10:49am
In a battle of will power, Mount Mercy students compete with each other to see who can keep a hand on a house and be the last person standing.
May 11, 2011 - 10:47am
Mount Mercy students, faculty, and staff learn about each other and discuss hot topics. Exercise based on MTV's "If Your Really Knew Me"
May 11, 2011 - 10:45am
Mount Mercy students enjoying campus' annual easter egg hunt. 
May 6, 2011 - 2:35pm
Mount Mercy students sacrificed a Saturday morning in order to reach out within the community and live out the call to serve during Spring Outreach. Several clubs and students groups participated in the outreach, including the women's basketball team and Head Coach Aaron Jennings, the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) club, and students in the STEPS leadership program. Thanks to everyone who came out!
April 19, 2011 - 4:47pm
On Tuesday, April 5, 2011 Mount Mercy University welcomed the University of Iowa’s Professor of Law and President Emeritus Willard Boyd, S.J.D., as the annual Presidential Lecture series speaker. Boyd's lectured on "The Role of Charitable Nonprofit Organizations in the United States." A renowned lawyer and educator, Boyd serves as Chair of the Larned A. Waterman Iowa Nonprofit Resource Center and serves as the President Emeritus of The Field Museum of Chicago.
March 9, 2011 - 10:30am


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