Then and Now: Nursing Education at Mount Mercy Then and Now: Nursing Education at Mount Mercy
Mount Mercy: Where Leaders Learn Mount Mercy: Where Leaders Learn
Academics Student Service in China Leads to Big Questions, Bigger Answers

Student Service in China Leads to Big Questions, Bigger Answers

Originally from Manchester, Iowa, Madison Coates is a current junior nursing major, journalism minor, and vice president of the Mount Mercy University Association of Nursing Students.

Athletics Mustang Minutes

Mustang Minutes

Branch Races to All-America Status; Men’s Golf Earns National Tournament Berth

Alumni Lighting a Fire

Lighting a Fire

From the Hill to the Classroom

On Campus We Serve Everyone

We Serve Everyone

Faculty, students and alumni alike embrace Mount Mercy’s core values of excellent education and compassionate service.

In This Issue

Ready for the future, remembering our past
January 2017

Ready for the future, remembering our past

On the Hill, our name is Mercy and our spirit is compassion, and there are few career fields in which this fact is more evident than nursing.

Advocacy as Prevention
Academics / January 2017

Advocacy as Prevention

Nurse advocates fill vital roles in their communities—serving the public from the front of the courtroom, a seat at the board table, or the lobby of the state house.

Answering the Why of Nursing
Alumni / January 2017

Answering the Why of Nursing

When Justin Oeth ’06, stopped into work to help out for a few hours one July evening in 2012, he had no idea every skill and life lesson he had learned, both at Mount Mercy University and in his career, would be put to the test.

Saving Lives by Listening
On Campus / January 2017

Saving Lives by Listening

Sister Marge Friedhoff ’74 saw a problem and fixed it, creating the CARE clinic (Constipation and Reflux Evaluation) at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Independent thought, adaptability and improvisation are hallmarks of Mount Mercy nursing graduates.

An Amazing Journey from Africa to America
Alumni / January 2017

An Amazing Journey from Africa to America

Amazing-Grace Ighedo ’16 strives to be the very best, no matter the circumstances or challenges of her life. This led her not only to the United States from Nigeria, but also to earn the coveted Minority Nurse Scholarship from Minority Nurse Magazine, and ultimately a degree from Mount Mercy University. […]

Beating the Odds
Alumni / January 2017

Beating the Odds

As a student at Mount Mercy, Andrew Whitters ’04 received a life-threatening diagnosis of Hodgkin’s disease — a form of cancer from which he has been in remission since 2005.

Mount Mercy Athletic Hall of Fame, Class of 2016
Athletics / January 2017

Mount Mercy Athletic Hall of Fame, Class of 2016

Mount Mercy University inducted the Athletic Hall of Fame Class of 2016 on Sept. 24, with Brandon Bradley ’07, Nick Miller ’09, and David and Lonna ’86 Drewelow during Alumni Reunion Weekend.

Student Service in China Leads to Big Questions, Bigger Answers
Academics

Student Service in China Leads to Big Questions, Bigger Answers

Originally from Manchester, Iowa, Madison Coates is a current junior nursing major, journalism minor, and vice president of the Mount Mercy University Association of Nursing Students.

Lighting a Fire
Alumni / January 2017

Lighting a Fire

From the Hill to the Classroom

Then and Now: Nursing Education at Mount Mercy
Academics / January 2017

Then and Now: Nursing Education at Mount Mercy

Mount Mercy has always been at the cutting-edge of nursing education, and nothing could be more necessary today as we enter a time of immense change in health care.

Mount Mercy: Where Leaders Learn
Alumni / January 2017

Mount Mercy: Where Leaders Learn

Mount Mercy University’s combination of excellent academics, with a focus on compassionate service, produces graduates who hit the ground running in whatever field they desire.

Mustang Minutes
Athletics / January 2017

Mustang Minutes

Branch Races to All-America Status; Men’s Golf Earns National Tournament Berth

We Serve Everyone
On Campus / January 2017

We Serve Everyone

Faculty, students and alumni alike embrace Mount Mercy’s core values of excellent education and compassionate service.