Posts Tagged ‘student profile’

Cancer survivor sustains others with her grace and humility

Cancer survivor sustains others with her grace and humility
With grace and humility well beyond her 23 years, Hannah Olson has positively impacted family, friends, and classmates with her tenacious spirit. She is determined to serve others with a passion that only a second chance in life can bring — and a contagious smile. It would be easy to skip over Hannah...
Fall 2009 | On Campus | Read More

Mount Mercy Connections Honored for Philanthropy, Service

Several members of the Mount Mercy family were recently honored by the Association of Fundraising Professionals at its annual National Philanthropy Day event, which recognizes exemplary contributions of philanthropy and those individuals active in the philanthropic community. Board of Trustees Chairman...
Winter 2009 | On Campus | Read More

Honors Student Tackles Acadia National Park

Mount Mercy’s honors students are known as outside-the-box thinkers and ambitious learners. For Morgan Filbert, a senior English and history major from Cedar Rapids, his experience as an honor student took on new meaning when he traveled to Acadia National Park in Mount Desert Island, Maine last summer...
Winter 2009 | Academics | Read More

Education Major Gets a Taste of England

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...
Winter 2009 | Academics | Read More

International Soccer Players Find Home at Mount Mercy

International Soccer Players Find Home at Mount Mercy
Mount Mercy’s men’s soccer coach immigrated from the former Yugoslavia in 1995 in the midst of a civil war that erupted after the country’s first free elections. More than 12 years later, Hadzic is mentoring four student-athletes from his homeland who are adapting to life in Cedar Rapids. Drago...
Summer 2008 | Athletics | Read More