December 29, 2018 - 4:30pm
DAVENPORT, Iowa – After a 13-day break for the holiday, the Mustangs returned to action for one last game of 2018. On Friday night, the Mustangs traveled to take on the Fighting Bees of Saint Ambrose University in a non-conference matchup. Battling an early first quarter deficit, the Mustangs were never able to recover falling 82-64. Wrapping up 2018, the Mustangs carry a 4-9 overall record into the new year.To start the game, the Fighting Bees would strike first sprinting out to a 12-3 lead after going on a 6-0 run.
December 18, 2018 - 11:00pm
Degree in 3
December 17, 2018 - 11:40am
Mount Mercy University recently launched its Degree in 3 program, enabling undergraduate students to save time and money by earning a bachelor’s degree in just three years. “With the rising cost of higher education around the country, Mount Mercy is committed to making college affordable for all students,” said Terri Crumley, vice president for enrollment & marketing. “Undergraduate students save a full year’s worth of tuition and time and have the opportunity to jumpstart their career with our new Degree in 3 program.”
December 15, 2018 - 7:30pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – The Mustangs took one last road trip before the holiday break to compete in a Heart of America Conference matchup against the Crusaders of Evangel University. After breaking a seven-game losing streak with a non-conference win Wednesday at home, the Mustangs were hopeful to keep it rolling on the road. However, the Crusaders came out of the gates defending their home court and the Mustangs could not keep up as they would fall 88-57 to move to 0-7 in the conference and 4-8 overall.To start the game, the two teams would joust back and forth for the lead.
December 12, 2018 - 9:05pm
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Looking to snap a seven-game losing streak, the Mustangs hosted the Hornets of Harris-Stowe State University, a team that had beaten them by 23 less than a month ago. Seeking revenge, the Mustangs battled hard all 40 minutes to outlast the Hornets 72-65.
EIHRM award
December 12, 2018 - 11:25am
Mount Mercy University students Cassandra Forsythe and Lauren Mercil were awarded Eastern Iowa Human Resource Association (EIHRA) scholarships for scholastic attitude, good character, leadership qualities, and well-rounded personal development.
December 9, 2018 - 5:40pm
DAVENPORT, Iowa - This weekend the Mount Mercy Mustangs competed in their first indoor invitational of the season at Saint Ambrose University. The Mustangs competed in several events throughout the meet. No team scores were recorded as all athletes competed as individuals. While many personal records were broken, the highlight of the meet was Jon Andersen (SR/Cedar Rapids, Iowa) taking home first place in the Men's 3000 Race Walk (14:39.61).
December 9, 2018 - 1:00pm
OLATHE, Kan. – The Mustangs were on the road once again this weekend as they took on the No. 6 Pioneers of MidAmerica Nazarene University. Putting up a good fight in the first half, the Mustangs would take the lead three times and force many ties before the Pioneers took control in the second half.
December 6, 2018 - 2:17pm
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce the appointment of Vincent Reid, MD, FACS, to its board of trustees. Reid is medical director at Hall-Perrine Cancer Center in Cedar Rapids. “As we continue to develop and grow the new Martin-Herold College of Nursing & Health, Dr. Reid’s excellent leadership and commitment to the health and well-being of individuals in the Eastern Iowa Corridor make him a key addition to our board,” said University President Laurie Hamen.
December 6, 2018 - 2:14pm
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce the appointment of Pamela K. Delagardelle to its board of trustees. Delagardelle is president and CEO of UnityPoint Health-Waterloo and a Mount Mercy alumna. “We’re proud to have Pamela back on the Hill, and we look forward to her extensive knowledge in health care systems as we continue to develop and grow the new Martin-Herold College of Nursing & Health,” said University President Laurie Hamen.
December 6, 2018 - 2:11pm
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce the appointment of Tami Culver to its board of trustees. Culver is a Mount Mercy alumna and co-owner of several local businesses including Culver’s Lawn & Landscape, Inc./Garden Center and Greenhouse in Marion. “Tami’s keen sense for business and entrepreneurship is a tremendous addition to the university’s leadership,” said University President Laurie Hamen. “We’re proud to have her back on the Hill, and I look forward to her energy and wealth of knowledge.”
December 6, 2018 - 2:08pm
Mount Mercy University is pleased to announce the appointment of Patrice M. Carroll to its board of trustees. Carroll is president and CEO of ImOn Communications, LLC in Cedar Rapids. “I look forward to Patrice’s dynamic leadership skills as we continue to move Mount Mercy forward,” said University President Laurie Hamen. “Her work in the community suits Mount Mercy well, and I am confident she will help strengthen our mission to provide academic excellence and compassionate service.”
December 5, 2018 - 8:45am
Mount Mercy University’s student Enactus team will host the fifth annual holiday Market at the Mount, Saturday, Dec. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Hennessey Recreation Center Gymnasium, located on the university’s campus. The student-organized event will bring more than 70 local vendors to campus.

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