Archive for ‘Summer 2012’

Angels of Mercy

Angels of Mercy
Advocates can be difficult to find and impossible to forget. Some take up a cause with both feet firmly planted, while others quietly live out a spirit of advocacy so strong they themselves might not realize its potency. They can walk among us humble and invisible, yet their work can impact countless...
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May Day celebration returns to campus

May Day celebration returns to campus
Mount Mercy reenacted a much-loved event once held on campus during the 1930s—the Isadora Duncan scarf Dance. Alumni, students and community members gathered at the grotto to witness a rejuvenated rendition of scarf dancers, music and May pole dancing. Junior College and Academy alumni enjoyed a special...
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Graduation just the beginning of lifelong learning

Beverly Templeton, President Christopher Blake, keynote speaker Erin Templeton ’07, Assistant Professor of Nursing Sharon Guthrie, Ph.D., and Department of Nursing Chair Mary Tarbox, Ph.D. It was a message that was real and came from the heart — learning is a lifelong process. Erin Templeton ’07...
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Saying goodbye to oldest living alumna

Sister Veronica Gorman Mount Mercy’s oldest living alumna, Sister Veronica Gorman, RSM, passed away on January 20, 2012, at age 101. Services were held at Sacred Heart Convent Chapel, by the Rev. Gerald Condon. A 1931 graduate of Mount Mercy Junior College, she was a muchloved member of the Mount...
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Seven Sisters of Mercy celebrate jubilees

Seven Sisters of Mercy celebrated jubilees on June 10 during a reception at Sacred Heart Convent, representing a combined total of 425 years of service. Sisters celebrating jubilees include: Sister Roseline Kos JC’48; Sister Mary Wilma Wolf JC’43; Sister Genevieve Birchard JC’40; Sister Mary Alice...
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Klein wins SIFE National Alumnus of the Year

Nate Klein '07 Alumnus Nate Klein ’07 was awarded the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) National Alumnus of the Year Award. The award recognizes the achievement of one outstanding SIFE alumnus who has used the SIFE experiences to excel in life and the career field, and who has continued to make...
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Pathways to Scholarship Festival keeps research center stage

Pathways to Scholarship Festival keeps research center stage
With a record-breaking number of research projects and an even more impressive turnout of visitors, Mount Mercy’s annual Pathways to Scholarship Festival on May 2 exceeded expectations. Students in a variety of majors were given a platform to showcase various academic and creative works, including...
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Mount Mercy helps unlock ‘STEM’ skills in children, families

Mount Mercy helps unlock ‘STEM’ skills in children, families
More than 50 middle school students and parents participated in Mount Mercy’s inaugural STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) Moms Night Out on April 23. Hosted in collaboration with the Iowa Mathematics and Science Education Partnership (IMSEP), this statewide family-friendly event...
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The grace of a champion

The grace of a champion
You can see her on a giant billboard on I-380, near the center field wall in Veteran’s Memorial stadium or even as close as your digital TV screen. she was a common sight during the BCS last fall and March Madness this spring. Jenna Higgins, Mount Mercy junior and NAIA national champion in the javelin...
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Women’s basketball returns to nationals

Women’s basketball returns to nationals
A women’s basketball season filled with milestones culminated with a triumphant return to the national tournament, where Mount Mercy advanced to the quarterfinals of the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Championship at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City. The Mustangs, who earlier...
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