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Student Service in China Leads to Big Questions, Bigger Answers
Academics

Student Service in China Leads to Big Questions, Bigger Answers

Originally from Manchester, Iowa, Madison Coates is a current junior nursing major, journalism minor, and vice president of the Mount Mercy University Association of Nursing Students.

Lighting a Fire
Alumni / January 2017

Lighting a Fire

From the Hill to the Classroom

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.

Mount Mercy: Where Leaders Learn
Alumni / January 2017

Mount Mercy: Where Leaders Learn

Mount Mercy University’s combination of excellent academics, with a focus on compassionate service, produces graduates who hit the ground running in whatever field they desire.

We Serve Everyone
On Campus / January 2017

We Serve Everyone

Faculty, students and alumni alike embrace Mount Mercy’s core values of excellent education and compassionate service.

Ready for the future, remembering our past
January 2017

Ready for the future, remembering our past

On the Hill, our name is Mercy and our spirit is compassion, and there are few career fields in which this fact is more evident than nursing.

Advocacy as Prevention
Academics / January 2017

Advocacy as Prevention

Nurse advocates fill vital roles in their communities—serving the public from the front of the courtroom, a seat at the board table, or the lobby of the state house.

Answering the Why of Nursing
Alumni / January 2017

Answering the Why of Nursing

When Justin Oeth ’06, stopped into work to help out for a few hours one July evening in 2012, he had no idea every skill and life lesson he had learned, both at Mount Mercy University and in his career, would be put to the test.

Saving Lives by Listening
On Campus / January 2017

Saving Lives by Listening

Sister Marge Friedhoff ’74 saw a problem and fixed it, creating the CARE clinic (Constipation and Reflux Evaluation) at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Independent thought, adaptability and improvisation are hallmarks of Mount Mercy nursing graduates.

An Amazing Journey from Africa to America
Alumni / January 2017

An Amazing Journey from Africa to America

Amazing-Grace Ighedo ’16 strives to be the very best, no matter the circumstances or challenges of her life. This led her not only to the United States from Nigeria, but also to earn the coveted Minority Nurse Scholarship from Minority Nurse Magazine, and ultimately a degree from Mount Mercy University. […]

Beating the Odds
Alumni / January 2017

Beating the Odds

As a student at Mount Mercy, Andrew Whitters ’04 received a life-threatening diagnosis of Hodgkin’s disease — a form of cancer from which he has been in remission since 2005.

Nursing major follows passion, ends up in NYC
Academics / Feature / Fall 2015

Nursing major follows passion, ends up in NYC

Tessa Friason isn’t your typical college student. She didn’t return home for summer break to relax next to the pool, watch movies with friends or go back to the job she held in high school. The senior nursing major spent the start of her summer vacation in Atlanta, where she […]

Post-graduation trip to Ecuador helps MMU alum serve Corridor patients better
Alumni / Summer 2014

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 fact, when […]