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New faces of MMU – Fr. Tony

New faces of MMU – Fr. Tony
Rev. Anthony Adawu (lovingly known as Father Tony), arrived at Mount Mercy in August and immediately set to work as the school’s first full-time chaplain in almost six years. As residential chaplain, Father Tony is creating and maintaining a pastoral presence to persons of all faiths throughout the...
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Discovery – Editor’s Note

Corey Munson, Editor Mount Mercy’s campus really comes alive in the fall. Many of you, dear readers, are alumni, so you know what I’m talking about. But since this is my first fall on the Hill since I was a wide-eyed student hoofing it up to class from the pit, I was blown away by the bustle and...
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Our Staff

Corey Munson ’08 Editor | Assistant Director for Communications & Project Management Lisa Lafler ’93 Contributor | Assistant Vice President for Communications & Marketing Amanda Mayotte ’15 Contributor | Coordinator of Marketing & Media Content Jason...
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Class Notes

Achievements Amber O’Connor ‘97, Program Coordinator in the Office for the Advancement of Underserved Learner, ACT, Iowa City, IA Michele Squires ‘02, Tennessee Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Professionals, Professional of the Year 2015, Memphis, TN Loras Kilburg ’01, Midwest Regional...
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Dreaming of a field to call their own

Dreaming of a field to call their own
Marco Fichtner ’17 is a double major in management and marketing with a minor in public relations. If that plate doesn’t sound full enough, he’s also midfielder #23 for the Mount Mercy Mustangs men’s soccer team. Soccer has been a part of Fichtner’s life since his childhood days in Bühl near...
Spring 2015 | On Campus | Read More

Fall Sports: Honors & Awards

Fall Sports: Honors & Awards
Men’s Cross Country: Tyler Keith (NAIA national qualifier, NAIA Scholar-Athlete, MCC Harrier of the Year, first-team all-MCC) Evan Bowman (NAIA national qualifier, first-team all-MCC) Colton Blay (honorable mention all-MCC) The Mount Mercy men’s golf team is on pace for the best single-season...
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Shaping minds under a Serengeti sky

Shaping minds under a Serengeti sky
Ten years ago Kellie Lala ’89 embarked on an African safari through the plains of the Serengeti, something she’d always wanted to do—and unbeknownst at the time—something that would change her life forever. Modest Hello Bayo, a local man from the village of Karatu, led the small group of camera-clad...
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President’s letter: They deserve to finish

President’s letter: They deserve to finish
As I considered the stories for the Spring 2015 edition of the Mount Mercy Magazine, the themes of selfless service, compassion and mercy immediately came to mind. They always do when I think of what our students and alumni are accomplishing around the world! But if a picture is worth a thousand words,...
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