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Then and Now: Nursing Education at Mount Mercy
Academics / January 2017

Then and Now: Nursing Education at Mount Mercy

Mount Mercy has always been at the cutting-edge of nursing education, and nothing could be more necessary today as we enter a time of immense change in health care.

Sisterhood & Second Chances
Academics / On Campus / Spring 2016

Sisterhood & Second Chances

Both Kim and Angie believe without Mount Mercy, their education and careers at Pearson would be much different than they are today. “I owe a lot to [Angie] and her encourage­ment,” Kim said. “I went to school to be a travel professional, and that industry took a serious downturn. We would take walks and she would say, ‘Kim, do what I did. Start taking classes and take a chance.’”

Expanding opportunity
Academics / Spring 2015

Expanding opportunity

Mount Mercy adds scholarships, academic programs and services In the last year, new programs, scholarships and admission agreements have been implemented at Mount Mercy University —all focused on a few specific goals: making a Mount Mercy degree more affordable, accessible and applicable to emerging workplace trends. These new initiatives have […]

Master of Arts in Education paves the way to new job, new skills and an invaluable network for Cedar Rapids teacher
Alumni / Archives / Summer 2014

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 […]

Teaching the teachers: Mount Mercy education department offers learning model unique to eastern Iowa
Academics / Summer 2014

Teaching the teachers: Mount Mercy education department offers learning model unique to eastern Iowa

Mount Mercy University is working to put education students a step ahead by partnering with Regis Middle School and Center Point-Urbana schools to implement a new kind of teacher preparation. The Professional Development School (PDS) model was implemented just one year ago as a way for Mount Mercy education majors […]

A Learning Legacy
Academics / Feature / Summer 2009

A Learning Legacy

They use shaving cream, sandpaper and brushes. They use rice, felt and Play-Doh. They are teachers helping children grasp language with a unique approach they learned at Mount Mercy. Thanks to the generosity of 1972 graduate Mary Ashby, students in the  Mount Mercy Education Division are being trained to help […]

Education Major Gets a Taste of England
Academics / Winter 2009

Education Major Gets a Taste of England

The opportunity for Mount Mercy students to study abroad is often easier than they might think. Of course, having your college’s president flex his overseas connections on your behalf doesn’t hurt. Just ask Stephanie Klein, a senior education major from Solon, Iowa. Klein’s dream was to study in Europe for […]