Posts Tagged ‘Alumni’

Master of Arts in Education paves the way to new job, new skills and an invaluable network for Cedar Rapids teacher

Master of Arts in Education paves the way to new job, new skills and an invaluable network for Cedar Rapids teacher
When Matthew Brems ’13, enrolled in the Masters of Arts in Education (MAEd) program at Mount Mercy University, he had recently returned to Iowa following a nearly three-year teaching stint in Arizona. After he began his job search in Iowa, he quickly realized that full-time teaching gigs were not easy...
Summer 2014 | Alumni | Read More

Post-graduation trip to Ecuador helps MMU alum serve Corridor patients better

Post-graduation trip to Ecuador helps MMU alum serve Corridor patients better
When Allison Wampler ’13 chose Mount Mercy University, she made the decision primarily because of the reputation of the nursing program; however, she never imagined she would also find a community where her passion for Spanish language and cultures could also be incorporated seamlessly into her studies. In...
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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,...
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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...
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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....
Spring 2013 | Alumni | Read More

Family honors mother during special mass

On what would have been Rose Mary Klein Schaefer’s 89th birthday, her family and friends gathered with the Mount Mercy community to celebrate her legacy in a special way. When Schaefer JC’42 passed away in September 2011, her family designated a memorial fund in her name, the gifts of which would...
Summer 2012 | Alumni | Read More

Class Notes

Class News 1970s Frank Usher ’73, appointed to Managing Consultant, Alsbridge Consulting, Dallas, Texas. Jim Rogers ’74, appointed to Administrative Director, Laboratory, Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, Iowa. Joyce Nelson Shellhart ’77, second edition of Joyce’s book, Dress to Impress,...
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Futures. Unlocked. Holding the Key to discovery.

Futures. Unlocked. Holding the Key to discovery.
Dynamic internships. Challenging clinicals. Spiritual and emotional growth. Mount Mercy students embrace new scenarios and environments throughout their academic career, and along the way, learn to unlock a deeper level of learning that transforms a single humble classroom into a dynamic teaching environment....
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Service: A common denominator

A service-minded institution can look like many things. Service can be reflected in a mission statement or capitalized by service-oriented curriculum. It can be the job of a single campus department, or better yet, it can be woven into the fabric of the entire institution. What does a mission of service...
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Graduate called to serve in South Africa

Graduate called to serve in South Africa
Molly Weldon Lengeman relies on her faith every day as she serves as teacher and mentor to neglected and sick children in Kokstad, South Africa. When she graduated from Mount Mercy in 2009 with degrees in psychology and fine arts, she never imagined that she would be called to serve nearly 9,100 miles...
Summer 2011 | Alumni | Read More