News Archive : Martin-Herold College of Nursing & Health

December 2019 nursing graduates
December 13, 2019 - 3:57pm
Nursing graduates in Mount Mercy University’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing and RN–BSN programs received their nursing pins on Thursday, December 12. Jim Burke gave the senior class address. Graduates have accepted positions at local and regional health care organizations, including Mercy Medical Center, UnityPoint Health-St. Luke’s, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, and Physicians’ Clinic of Iowa.
November 5, 2019 - 9:09am
Mount Mercy University has announced it will offer early Bachelor of Science in Nursing admission for incoming freshmen. Designed for high-achieving students, applicants accepted through the preferred admission policy will receive early advising and the opportunity to graduate in 3 ½ years.
White Coat Ceremony
September 12, 2019 - 3:12pm
Mount Mercy University celebrated 87 nursing students who received their white coats on Friday, Sept. 6, in the Chapel of Mercy. The White Coat Ceremony signifies the formal beginning of their nursing education. The coats were given to students by Kim Bro, chair and assistant professor of nursing, and Cathy Penn, associate professor of nursing.  The coating ceremony was followed by blessing of the hands by Sister Linda Bechen and an oath of initiation by the nursing class members. Congratulations to the following students who received their white coats:
Dr. Chandice Covington
July 2, 2019 - 9:01am
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce the newest member of the Martin-Herold College of Nursing & Health leadership team, Chandice Covington, PhD, APRN, PPCNP-BC, FAAN. Dr. Covington joins as dean of the college and will lead the nursing and health team. Dr. Covington is a board-certified primary care pediatric nurse practitioner. Her research interests include improving the health of women, children and families in domestic and global settings.
June 8, 2018 - 3:38pm
GAZETTE — Mount Mercy University this week is unveiling its first-ever college thanks to a “transformational” gift supporting its nursing and health programs. The Martin-Herold College of Nursing & Health honors the couple making it possible: Mount Mercy trustee Ron Herold and his wife and Mount Mercy alumna, Paula Martin Herold. The new college will serve as an umbrella for all the university’s undergraduate and graduate nursing and health care programs.

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