Posts Tagged ‘scholarship’

Mount Mercy’s ‘Pathways to Scholarship’ Quality Initiative increases faculty/student partnerships

Mount Mercy’s ‘Pathways to Scholarship’ Quality Initiative increases faculty/student partnerships
Through its successful Quality Initiative, Mount Mercy’s campus has seen an increase in faculty-student partnership in addition to individual research projects. Mount Mercy received approval from the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) for its Quality Initiative project, Pathways to Scholarship. The university...
Spring 2013 | Academics | Read More

Scholarship campaign illuminates intellectual discoveries

What do bees, filmmakers and mutating genes have in common with a Lutheran theologian, victims of crime in Linn County and mud turtles? All illustrate the research subjects Mount Mercy faculty are engaged in with students thanks to a unique scholarship campaign on campus. The Pathways to Scholarship...
Summer 2011 | On Campus | Read More

Faculty-student collaboration soars with pathways project

Faculty-student collaboration soars with pathways project
Mount Mercy has always prided itself on its teacher- scholars, a group of individuals equally committed to teaching in their discipline and to mentoring and helping students engage in research opportunities. A result of the student faculty interaction is that students often develop a stronger connection...
Fall 2010 | Academics | Read More

Scholar connects lab research to classroom innovation

Scholar connects lab research to classroom innovation
Sit down to chat with Dr. Alesia Hruska-Hageman and you know instantly why she traded the research laboratory for the classroom: she is a teacher at heart. As she enthusiastically explains the intricacies of DNA, RNA, proteins and the structure of a cell, you realize you are witnessing her gift to the...
Summer 2009 | Academics | Read More

Faculty Zingher, Chaichian Named Feld Chairs

Mount Mercy has named Professor of Social Work Richard A. Zingher the recipient of the 2008–2010 Dr. Thomas R. Feld Endowed Chair I for Teaching Excellence. Professor of Sociology Dr. Mohammad A. Chaichian has been named the recipient of the 2008–2010 Dr. Thomas R. Feld Endowed Chair II for Teaching...
Summer 2008 | On Campus | Read More

Faculty Members Awarded Tenure and Promotions

Two Mount Mercy professors, Dr. Carol A. Tyx and David J. Doerge, have distinguished themselves through their commitment to teaching excellence, scholarship, and mentorship of students, and have been granted tenure effective in the 2008-09 academic year. Additionally, Dr. John D. Robeson has been promoted...
Summer 2008 | On Campus | Read More