Volunteers help build wheelchair ramps for the Circle the City with Mercy event.
July 29, 2019 - 10:23am
Volunteers from the Catherine McAuley Center, Mercy Medical Center, Mount Mercy University, and the Wheelchair Ramp Accessibility Program (WRAP) partnered up on July 19 to build wheelchair ramps for those who needed better accessibility at their homes throughout Cedar Rapids. The event started with prayer and breakfast at the Hallagan Education Center in Mercy Medical Center, groups then split off to go to five different sites to build the ramps. Volunteers from Rinderknecht Associates, INC.
July 25, 2019 - 9:00am
Mount Mercy’s JumpStart program, held at the Robert W. Plaster Athletic Complex from June 12-July 27, inspires Cedar Rapids children to reach their educational potential through leadership and growth opportunities.
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July 18, 2019 - 10:24am
The Mount Mercy University Students in Human Resource Management (SIHRM) club was awarded a 2018–19 Superior Merit Award by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for providing superior growth and development opportunities to its student chapter members. The superior merit award is the highest achievement level for student clubs through SHRM. 
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July 17, 2019 - 7:37am
Four new members were named to the Mount Mercy University Board of Trustees during the June meeting: Molly Altorfer, Dr. Melanie Giesler-Spellman, Sr. Susan O’Connor and Lisa Pitz. “We’re proud to present these four, fantastic individuals as new members of our board of trustees,” said University President Laurie Hamen. “We look forward to their guidance and contributions to the future success of Mount Mercy.”
Mercy Hospitals, Mount Mercy University, Catherine McAuley Center
July 16, 2019 - 8:12am
Sister organizations Mount Mercy University, the Catherine McAuley Center and Mercy Medical Center are continuing the tradition of spreading mercy in our community.  Circle the City with Mercy is a one-day community service project with volunteers from each organization coming together on Friday, July 19, near the anniversary date marking when the Sisters of Mercy arrived in Cedar Rapids in July 1875.
Dana Schultz ’18, ’19 MBA
July 11, 2019 - 1:15pm
Despite juggling many roles including student, veteran, and mom, Dana Schultz ’18, ’19 MBA first graduated from MMU in 2018 with a bachelor’s in human resource management and again in 2019 with her Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree. MMU: How did you decide on MMU for your undergrad?
MMU's Dean's List
July 3, 2019 - 10:42am
Congratulations to the following students named to the Dean's List for the Spring 2019 semester. Students with a semester grade point average of 3.60 or better, and who are graded (letter grade, not pass/fail) for six or more semester hours, are eligible for inclusion on the Dean's List. Nathan AcuffAlissa AlbrightMallory AllenMark AllenMatheus AlonsoAyra Nur Jehan AminuddinMegan AnderaJaime AraizaCali ArbuckleBryanne Baker
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.
July 1, 2019 - 3:17pm
BS | Health Care Navigation Students are often warned that switching their major late in their college career will delay their graduation date significantly, but one Mount Mercy student proved that stereotype wrong.

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