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March 5, 2019 - 12:36pm
Mount Mercy University was named a 2018–19 College of Distinction based on engaged students, great teaching, vibrant communities, and successful outcomes. The university also received program-specific recognition in business, education and nursing.
Like Any Other Kid
March 4, 2019 - 8:36am
A new series from Mount Mercy University’s social work program aims to bring awareness to the many types of trauma people experience and its impact on their lives. The series, titled Building a Trauma Informed Community, utilizes an award-winning documentary, a panel of community professionals, and speakers from the field to explore adverse events that can lead to trauma, examine how individuals can develop resilience despite exposure to trauma, and introduce innovative programming for working with survivors.
March 3, 2019 - 2:05pm
BROOKINGS, S.D. – The Mustangs' indoor track and field season was brought to a close this weekend as seven individuals competed at the NAIA Indoor Track & Field Championship. Two Mustangs collected All-American awards for their performances.
February 26, 2019 - 11:47am
Author, journalist and backcountry ranger Ken Ilgunas will speak about his journey across North America at Mount Mercy University on March 5 at 6:30 p.m. in Betty Cherry Heritage Hall. Ilgunas trekked 1,700 miles across North America, following the proposed route of the Keystone XL pipeline to answer the question: What is our personal responsibility as stewards of the land?
February 24, 2019 - 7:40pm
DAVENPORT, Iowa. – The Mustangs competed in another full weekend of softball at the Saint Ambrose Dome. Losing three games by just one run, the Mustangs bounced back ending the weekend with a win by the 10-run rule. After this weekend, the Mustangs move to 3-5 on the season.On Saturday, the Mustangs kicked off the weekend against the Fighting Bees of Saint Ambrose University. Crossing home plate first in the top of the third inning, the Mustangs grabbed the lead. The Mustangs held the lead for two innings until the home team struck in the bottom of the fifth with two runs of their own.
February 24, 2019 - 12:05pm
LAMONI, Iowa/MARSHALL, Mo. – The Mustangs were on the road this weekend for two Heart of America Conference matchups after given the number nine spot in the most current NAIA Coaches' Top 10 Poll. Collecting two road wins over the Yellowjackets of Graceland University and the Vikings of Missouri Valley College, the Mustangs remain undefeated in conference play and sit atop the standings with a perfect 5-0 record. Overall, the Mustangs are 13-5 on the season.On Friday night, the Mustangs swept the Yellowjackets 3-0 (25-21, 25-22, 25-18).
February 21, 2019 - 10:55pm
NEW ORLEANS, La. - On Thursday, February 21, Regional Athletes of the Year for the 2019 NAIA Indoor Track & Field season were announced by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA). Kathryn Vander Poel (SR/Bakersfield, Calif.) was named the Midwest Female Indoor Track Athlete of the Year by a vote of USTFCCCA member coaches.Vander Poel earns this national recognition after a record-breaking season upon the indoor track.
February 19, 2019 - 1:16pm
What is life really like after Mount Mercy? Get a behind-the-scenes look at how MMU alumni shine with our Instagram Alumni Takeover! Tony Dickinson ’02BS Computer Science/Computer Informatics/Philosophy
February 17, 2019 - 8:50pm
WAVERLY, Iowa – The Mount Mercy Track and Field Teams traveled to compete in the Wartburg Indoor Invite. This was one last opportunity to qualify for the NAIA National Indoor Track and Field Championship. The women placed fifth of nine teams with the men finishing seventh of eight. Kathryn Vander Poel (SR/Bakersfield, Calif.) stole the show as she claimed first place in the 800 Meters with a personal best time of 2:17.60.


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