Winter 2009

Alumni / Winter 2009

Mount Mercy College names New Alumni Board Members

Five Mount Mercy alumni have been elected to three-year terms on the Mount Mercy College Alumni Board. The new Alumni Board members include Noreen Bush ’03, Brian Draeger ’88, Mark Hennessey ’88, Brenna Miller ’04, and Paul Steier ’89. Bush, a resident of Des Moines, graduated with a double major […]

Titler Appointed as Endowed Chair at University of Michigan
Alumni / Winter 2009

Titler Appointed as Endowed Chair at University of Michigan

Marita Titler ’74, an internationally recognized expert in health services research, translational science and evidence based practice, has accepted a new position at the University of Michigan School of Nursing. Titler, Ph.D., RN, will serve as professor and associate dean for practice and clinical scholarship development, and will be the […]

Homecoming 2008 Entertains Alumni, Students
Alumni / On Campus / Winter 2009

Homecoming 2008 Entertains Alumni, Students

Mount Mercy’s annual Homecoming on the Hill, held October 3-4, featured a wide variety of campus activities designed to welcome family, friends and alumni back to the Hill. Highlights included “Club Friday,” a weekly gathering of fun and fellowship in Lundy Commons. Friday’s festivities concluded with a reception at the […]

Alumni / Winter 2009

Gunter Serves Palo During Trying Times

Paula Gunter’s impact on her community during a time of crises provides a compelling testament to the power of a sound academic foundation. Gunter ’08 served her community, Palo, Iowa, as mayor pro tem and a city council member during the June floods. A graduate of Mount Mercy’s Advance program […]

Alumni / Winter 2009

Eglseder Remembered as Ultimate Cubs Fan

Dustin Eglseder was the ultimate Chicago Cubs fan. In September 2007 the Cubs major league baseball organization honored him by selecting him as the first-ever fan to serve as the guest conductor of the celebrated song, “Take Me Out to the Ballgame,” made popular by the late Cubs announcer Harry […]

Criminal Justice Graduates Lead Motor Vehicle Division
Alumni / Winter 2009

Criminal Justice Graduates Lead Motor Vehicle Division

When George O’Donnell and Paul Steier graduated from Mount Mercy’s criminal justice program in 1989 they had no way of knowing that one day they would simultaneously hold the two highest-ranking positions in the Cedar Rapids division of Motor Vehicle Enforcement.