Posts Tagged ‘volunteer’

MBA grad lives Mercy values through mentorship

MBA grad lives Mercy values through mentorship
Mount Mercy University promises students a practical education that inspires them to discover knowledge, build community and lead courageous lives. Elements of Mercy values like compassionate service are weaved throughout program curriculums, giving students a choice – learn and move on, or learn and...
Spring 2014 | Alumni | Read More

Mount Mercy students showcase community outreach during Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Mount Mercy students showcase community outreach during Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
In celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day in January, Mount Mercy students volunteered with local agencies dedicated to bettering the community through service and volunteerism. In all, more than 40 students volunteered in a variety of capacities, from mucking and gutting flooddamaged houses...
Spring 2010 | On Campus | Read More

Do Porta-Pottys Freeze?

Do Porta-Pottys freeze? It’s not a question that I’d ever pondered until this past Saturday. Why? Because I’d never needed to. My friend and colleague Jenifer Hanson uttered it from the passenger-side seat of my warm, toasty SUV. We were motoring through a section of downtown Cedar...

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Nursing Professor Lends Expertise to Flood Victims

When Professor of Nursing Nancy Brauhn learned that local shelters were in need of volunteers to help families cope with the mental anxieties brought about by the devastating flood, she recognized that she was being called to lend assistance in her area of expertise. Brauhn, who teaches psychiatric nursing...
Fall 2008 | On Campus | Read More

Mustangs Aid in Flood Relief Efforts

Mustangs Aid in Flood Relief Efforts
When Mount Mercy students, faculty, and staff heard of the urgent need for sandbaggers in the small town of Palo, Iowa on June 11, they immediately began organizing teams to lend a hand to fight the rising flood waters bearing down on that local community. Dressed in green Mount Mercy “service” t-shirts...
Fall 2008 | On Campus | Read More

Flood Offers Unexpected Test of Emergency Plan

Flood Offers Unexpected Test of Emergency Plan
With Cedar Rapids inundated with 31 feet of flood water on June 12, it was difficult — if not impossible — to view the disaster as a learning experience. Staying true to its roots as an educational institution, in the weeks following the disaster Mount Mercy staff, faculty, and administration viewed...
Fall 2008 | On Campus | Read More

Mount Mercy volunteers lend a hand in the desert Southwest

Mount Mercy volunteers lend a hand in the desert Southwest
During Mount Mercy’s recent Spring Break, 12 members of the campus community gave up their vacation to travel to St. Michaels, Arizona to volunteer within the Native American community. The Mount Mercy volunteers served at St. Michaels Association for Special Education (SMASE), a private special education...
Summer 2008 | On Campus | Read More