Archive for ‘Spring 2013’

Leading the Way and Making Tracks

Leading the Way and Making Tracks
Joey Gase is not your typical student athlete. Then again, he’s not your typical stock car racer either. At just 19, Gase is currently one of the youngest racers in the NASCAR Nationwide series. He also happens to be a freshman at Mount Mercy University. Last year Gase enrolled at Mount Mercy University...
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Alumna revered for ‘lighting a fire’

Alumna revered for ‘lighting a fire’
“If you build it, they will come.” For the community surrounding Grundy County Memorial Hospital (GCMH), it could be, “If you believe it, they will come.” The small rural town of Grundy Center, Iowa, witnessed a determined little hospital rise from the ashes to prove itself worthy of their...
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Mustangs by the Numbers

Mustangs by the Numbers
National Qualifiers: men’s basketball, men’s bowling. Individual National Qualifiers: Anne Bruno, Dana Ewan, Liz Mosbach (women’s cross country); Tyler Hartley, TJ Mosbach, Bryant Rader (men’s cross country). NAIA all-Americans: Chad Underwood, Lamar Wall (men’s basketball); Amanda Frost (women’s...
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National tournament bids for bowling and men’s basketball; more track & field all-Americans

National tournament bids for bowling and men’s basketball; more track & field all-Americans
The fall and winter sports seasons were filled with team and individual accomplishments, including national tournament berths for men’s basketball and men’s and women’s bowling, a conference title for women’s bowling and all-American performances in track & field. Six Mustangs competed at...
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Athletic Hall of Fame inducts four

The Mount Mercy Athletic Hall of Fame inducted four new members (left to right): Jason Drewelow '04, Jess Mueller Dean '05, Justin Pegump '04 and Jeremy Schlotterbeck '04. The Mount Mercy Athletic Hall of Fame added four new members when Jess Mueller Dean ’05, Justin Pegump ’04,...
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Michael Kaduce receives Part-Time Faculty Member of the Year Award

Michael Kaduce ’09, BS, NREMT-P, received the Part Time EMS Instructor of the Year Award. This award was presented by the Iowa Emergency Medical Services Association at the 23rd Annual Iowa Emergency Medical Services Association (IEMSA) conference held in Des Moines on Saturday, November 10, 2012....
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Plans for new graduate center announced

Plans for new graduate center announced
Mount Mercy announced plans for a new graduate center during a ceremonial groundbreaking on Friday, November 2. The Mount Mercy University CRST International Graduate Center is undergoing renovations for a grand opening planned in the fall of 2013. The graduate center was made possible thanks to a grant...
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Marriage and family therapy clinic to open for community as part of new graduate center

Marriage and family therapy clinic to open for community as part of new graduate center
As part of the Mount Mercy University CRST International Graduate Center, the Mount Mercy Marriage and Family Therapy Clinic will be an exciting and valuable place for training and outreach for the Cedar Rapids community. The clinic will serve as the training center for graduate students in the marriage...
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Three Mount Mercy students compete for The Irene Ryan Scholarship Award

Casey Gaul Jarod Heims Taylor Foster Three Mount Mercy University students were nominated to compete for The Irene Ryan Scholarship Award at the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Region V Festival in January. Junior Taylor Foster of Cedar Rapids, senior Casey Gaul of Dyersville,...
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Mount Mercy’s ‘Pathways to Scholarship’ Quality Initiative increases faculty/student partnerships

Mount Mercy’s ‘Pathways to Scholarship’ Quality Initiative increases faculty/student partnerships
Through its successful Quality Initiative, Mount Mercy’s campus has seen an increase in faculty-student partnership in addition to individual research projects. Mount Mercy received approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) for its Quality Initiative project, Pathways to Scholarship. The university...
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