News & Events

Below is a listing of Mercy College news releases issued during the current academic school year.


Apr 14, 2014 •   Mercy College Launches Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (Fall 2014)
Mar 10, 2014 •   Mercy College’ Bowker, Plus Six Other Alumni Selected to the List of 100 Great Iowa Nurses for 2014
Feb 24, 2014 •   Mercy College Presents 2014 LUNCH UNPLUGGED Concert Series
Feb 21, 2014 •   Mercy College Hosts “Where Spirituality and Healing Intersect” Conference
Feb 13, 2014 •   The Winter 2014 Issue of Vital Signs Alumni Magazine is Out!
Feb 11, 2014 •   Mercy College Receives $25,000 Scholarship Gift from Independent Order of Odd Fellows, Grand Lodge of Iowa
Feb 5, 2014 •   New issue of monthly newsletter highlighting our culture of service is out!
Feb 3, 2014 •   Fall 2013 Academic Honor Lists Announced
Jan 21, 2014 •   Mercy College, Knoxville Hospital & Marion County, Join to Grow EMT Force
Dec 3, 2013 •   Upcoming HLC accreditation visit (invite for public comment)
Nov 7, 2013 •   Congressman Latham to hold Q and A with students
Nov 4, 2013 •   President Decker and alumni in Italy
Oct 18, 2013 •   MCANS makes big impact at state convention
Oct 1, 2013 •   Continuing Accreditation visit for Nursing
Aug 29, 2013 •   Experts Visit Mercy College for 2013-14 Academic Year Colloquium
Aug 27, 2013 •   MCHS awarded grant!
Aug 27, 2013 •   PTA program thanks clinical partners
Aug 19, 2013 •   Summer 2013 Commencement Recap
Aug 9, 2013 •   Thank you for visiting us during Iowa Private College Week
Aug 1, 2013 •   MCANS hosts Panel of Mercy Medical Center Nurses
Jun 25, 2013 •   Celebrating Pathways to Health Care Careers + info for graduates
Jun 17, 2013 •   MCHS EMS Instructor leads inagural advanced course in Brazil
Jun 3, 2013 •   Mercy College Student Resolutions Approved and Adopted at National Student Nurses Association Convention
May 24, 2013 •   Mercy College Receives Approval for Distance Education Expansion
Apr 26, 2013 •   Spring Graduation on April 26th!
Apr 20, 2013 •   Fr. Dan profiled in "Catholic Mirror"
Apr 18, 2013 •   Pathways to Health Care Careers-Iowa article in Storm Lake Pilot Tribune
Apr 1, 2013 •   8th Annual Research Conference
Mar 11, 2013 •   MCHS article in Des Moines Register
Mar 10, 2013 •   March issue of Leading Through Service is out!
Feb 14, 2013 •   Stations of the Cross
Feb 12, 2013 •   President Decker meets with members of Congress
Feb 11, 2013 •   Ash Wednesday at Mercy College
Jan 24, 2013 •   Welcome Fr. Dan Nolan!
Jan 2, 2013 •   Latest issue of "Leading Through Service" is out!
Dec 27, 2012 •   DMS program in SDMS newsletter
Dec 18, 2012 •   Remembering Dr. Glenn Oren
Dec 16, 2012 •   EMS program awarded by AHA
Dec 14, 2012 •   Board member in Business Record
Nov 15, 2012 •   EMS faculty win "Instructor of the Year"
Nov 2, 2012 •   MCANS at IANS convention
Nov 2, 2012 •   President Decker in Catholic Mirror
Oct 29, 2012 •   Celebrate Diversity
Sep 24, 2012 •   Today is Mercy Day!
Sep 10, 2012 •   Our PTA program thanks our clinical education providers
Aug 24, 2012 •   Congratulations to the newly elected MCANS 2012-13 leadership team
Aug 15, 2012 •   Director of Forensic Operations, Iowa State Medical Examiner to deliver Summer 2012 Commencement Address
Jul 31, 2012 •   Join us on Google +
Jul 3, 2012 •   University Book Store summer hours
Jun 27, 2012 •   Congratulations to our Liberal Arts and Sciences Students of the Year!
Jun 26, 2012 •   Liberal Arts & Sciences faculty host picnic!
Jun 18, 2012 •   Join us for the 2012 Career Fair!
Jun 14, 2012 •   Mercy College of Health Sciences employee wins award
Jun 12, 2012 •   Bishop Pates announces Fortnight for Freedom
May 25, 2012 •   Get social with Mercy College of Health Sciences!
May 24, 2012 •   Congratulations to our 2012 Excellence Award winners!
Apr 30, 2012 •   Relive Spring 2012 Graduation with this photo album!
Apr 24, 2012 •   Newest issue of NSNA magazine Imprint profiles politically active Mercy students
Apr 17, 2012 •   Shoff and Willyard To Deliver Mercy College's Spring 2012 Commencement Speech
Mar 30, 2012 •   7th Annual Research Conference-Cognitive Vitality and Memory Disorders
Mar 2, 2012 •   Last Day to Drop Spring Classes
Feb 1, 2012 •   Fall 2011 Academic Honor Lists Announced
Dec 16, 2011 •   Pathways Program Receives National Attention in Catholic Health World
Dec 5, 2011 •   Native American Immersion Experience Leads to Fundraising Effort by Mercy Students
Sep 30, 2011 •   Mercy College Fall Enrollment Climbs by 5% & Default Rate improves to 3.5%
Sep 19, 2011 •   Mercy Week Celebration - September 19-22, 2011
Jul 29, 2011 •   Mercy Spring '11 Nursing Graduates Scores Surpass State and National Passage Rates on NCLEX-RN
Apr 18, 2011 •   Spring Commencement Speaker - Father Joel McNeil
Jan 27, 2011 •   Student Senate Blood Drive
Jan 25, 2011 •   Mercy Nursing Professor Generosity Leads to Largest Nursing Library in Tanzania
Sep 7, 2010 •   Mercy College Students Eligible for Significant YMCA Membership Discounts
Aug 20, 2010 •   Mercy College Graduates 170 Students in Eight Healthcare Disciplines this Summer
Jul 5, 2010 •   MCHS Nursing Programs Receive Maximum Approval from Iowa Board of Nursing
Jul 2, 2010 •   MCHS Physical Therapist Assistant Program Receives Maximum Accreditation and Graduates First Class
May 1, 2010 •   MCHS Graduates 125 Students in 8 Healthcare Disciplines this Spring-PHOTOS
Apr 30, 2010 •   MCHS to Collaborate on $3.4 million U.S. Department of Labor Grant
Jan 18, 2010 •   MCHS Launches Tuition Discount Plan to Put Iowans Back to Work
Nov 12, 2009 •   MCHS Faculty/Staff Published in Journal of Nursing Education
Oct 22, 2009 •   MCHS Announces New Pre-Med Program
Oct 1, 2009 •   Mercy College Fall Enrollment Climbs by 14%
Aug 24, 2009 •   Preventing the spread of A/H1N1 influenza
Jul 24, 2009 •   Yellow Ribbon Program Benefits Mercy College Veterans Financially
May 26, 2009 •   President Decker Pledges $10,000 in Financial Support
Apr 9, 2009 •   Mercy College’ McCleish Plus Three other Alumni on the list of 100 Great Iowa Nurses for 2009
Apr 9, 2009 •   Progress Report accepted by Higher Learning Commission
Oct 14, 2008 •   Medical Assisting Program Awarded Continuing Accreditation
Apr 7, 2008 •   Polysomnographic Technology Program Granted Accreditation

Jim Tagye, Marketing Coordinator
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