Ryan Clemens and Peyton Frank of Vinton are among those who have received Master of Arts degrees from Mount Mercy University.  They graduated from Mount Mercy University in August 2016. Graduates were part of a spring commencement ceremony held in May.

Founded in 1928, Mount Mercy University offers students a personal, practical and faith-inspired education that distinctly blends professional career preparation and liberal arts with a strong curriculum grounded in leadership and service. Mount Mercy University is sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy and is a member of the Conference for Mercy Higher Education (CMHE).

For almost 90 years, Mount Mercy has grown in size and reputation, adapting to meet the changing educational needs of the Cedar Rapids community. Mount Mercy offers baccalaureate and graduate education to nearly 1,900 students. Popular undergraduate majors include business, nursing, biology, elementary education and criminal justice. Graduate programs are offered in business, education, nursing, marriage and family therapy, strategic leadership, and criminal justice. For more information on Mount Mercy, visit www.mtmercy.edu.

Located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Mount Mercy University is the regional Catholic, Mercy University that promises students of diverse backgrounds, ages and faiths a challenging, practical education that inspires them to discover knowledge, build community and lead courageous lives. Mount Mercy offers baccalaureate and graduate education to nearly 1,900 enrolled students and uniquely blends our outstanding liberal arts education with equally outstanding professional preparation.