Summer 2014

A Story Untold: Senior history project introduces student to late grandfather’s heroic past
Academics / Feature / Summer 2014

A Story Untold: Senior history project introduces student to late grandfather’s heroic past

On June 6, 2014, our nation remembered the 70th commemoration of D-Day and honored the few remaining veterans who experienced WWII. For one recent Mount Mercy alumnus, this year’s passing of the Omaha Beach anniversary carried with it a meaning more profound than he could have imagined. What started as […]

Alumni / Summer 2014

Class Notes

Achievements Maury Thompson ’84 Assistant County Manager, Johnson County Developmental Supports, Olathe, Kansas. Wendy (West) Northcutt ’88 Program Manager, Pearson, Iowa City, Iowa. Amy (Osenbaugh) Brinkmeyer ’94 Inducted into the Linn-Mar High School Athletic Hall of Fame on January 31, 2014. Roxanne (Holsteen) Kropf ’96 Office Manager, Shive-Hattery, Inc., Cedar […]

Campus reflects on how WWI made today through a series of events this fall
On Campus / Summer 2014

Campus reflects on how WWI made today through a series of events this fall

Last year, Associate Professor of Communication Joe Sheller began exploring ways in which the campus community could reflect upon the 100th anniversary of the “war to end all wars” – World War I. “The response was enthusiastic,” Sheller said. “Numerous faculty members from many disciplines, as well as key staff members, […]

Alumni / Summer 2014

Ten alumni form Mount Mercy’s first Young Alumni Council

In an effort to recognize and support young alumni while connecting them to their alma mater, Josie Takes, alumni relations coordinator, helped create Mount Mercy University’s Young Alumni Council. Young Alumni Council members for the 2014-2015 are: Michael Kaduce ’09 – President Maria Upmeyer ’10 – Vice President Emily Muhlbach […]

Service: The Mount Mercy way
On Campus / Summer 2014

Service: The Mount Mercy way

Mount Mercy University was built on a foundation of service and members of the campus community have never hidden their passion for the common good. As a part of the university’s unique learning process, students are asked to identify pressing issues around them and come up with creative ways to […]

First male track & field all-American, four straight no-hitters highlight spring sports season
Athletics / Summer 2014

First male track & field all-American, four straight no-hitters highlight spring sports season

Senior Nathan Stern became the first male track & field all-American in school history in May, finishing seventh in the shot put at the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field National Championships at Mickey Miller Blackwell Stadium in Gulf Shores, Ala. Stern was one of three Mustangs competing at nationals. Junior […]