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College Board Leaders Are Listening to Students

Posted by Jim Tagye on Dec 18, 2015 4:41:06 PM

In response to the growing demand for health care professionals, renovation and design of the newest additions to the Mercy College campus are underway.

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Mercy Medical Center -  Des Moines has entered into a non-binding Memo of Understanding with Newbury Living to redevelop a building formerly known as Mercy Court, for future use by Mercy College students for apartments.  In addition, Newbury Living is creating a 20,000 square foot building on the site for College offices and classrooms with the architectural help of Simonson & Associates. Newbury is working to have student apartments available and open the new building by fall 2017.

 “We are very excited about this significant step to addressing the needs of our current and future students; and further enhancing of their entire Mercy College experience. Merle T. Pederson, J.D. - Board Chair, Mercy College of Health Sciences & Vice President & Counsel - Government Relations, Principal Financial Group


Mercy College of Health Sciences Board of Directors
(Seated) L-R: Paul Erickson; Mary Sheldahl-Board Treasurer; Diana Deibler-Board Secretary; Thomas Reitinger, Sr.; Maurita Soukup, RSM, RN, MSN, Ph.D.
(Standing) L-R: Diane Huber,Ph.D., RN, FAAN, NEA-BC; Barbara Quijano Decker, J.D., ex officio; Sara Lydic BSHS’13; Merle T. Pederson, J.D.-Board ChairGlenn Lyons-Board Vice Chair; Stephen Eckstat, D.O., FAAFP; Jeff Flora; Elisabeth Buck; Christine Pharr, Ph.D.; Bob Ritz, ex officio; Jacqueline Easley McGhee
Not Pictured: Willard L. Boyd III, J.D.; Sharon Phillips, RN

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