Initiatives

  • strict warning: Declaration of vsite::router() should be compatible with space_og::router($op, $object = NULL, $is_active = true) in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 232.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Only variables should be passed by reference in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/wysiwyg_fields/includes/system.inc on line 11.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_row() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/flag/flag.module on line 1424.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_row() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/flag/flag.module on line 1424.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_row() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/flag/flag.module on line 1424.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_row() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/flag/flag.module on line 1424.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_row() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/flag/flag.module on line 1424.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_row() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/flag/flag.module on line 1424.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_row() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/flag/flag.module on line 1424.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_array() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/flag/flag.module on line 1506.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_array() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/flag/flag.module on line 1506.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_array() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/flag/flag.module on line 1506.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_array() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/flag/flag.module on line 1506.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_array() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/flag/flag.module on line 1506.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_array() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/flag/flag.module on line 1506.
  • strict warning: Non-static method flag_flag::factory_by_array() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/flag/flag.module on line 1506.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.
  • strict warning: Non-static method vsite::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 228.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_og::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/openscholar_vsite/vsite/plugins/vsite.inc on line 204.
  • strict warning: Non-static method space_type_purl::excluded_paths() should not be called statically in /home/mtmercy/subdomains/sites/httpdocs/sites/all/modules/contrib/spaces/spaces_og/plugins/space_og.inc on line 185.

Mount Mercy has pledged to conduct its activities in an ecologically sound, socially just and economically viable manner, and will continue to do so for future generations. The University supports the concepts of sustainability in its curriculum, volunteer and service learning activities, and by preparing students, faculty and staff to contribute to an environmentally sound and socially just society.

The University strives to promote responsible consumption, ecological literacy, and environmentally sound practices. Mount Mercy also supports these values in the local community.

Ongoing Sustainability Initiatives

  • Initiate yearly "black out hour" on campus
  • Audit all offices and rid campus of non-energy efficient appliances
  • Develop sustainability information to be posted on each course syllabus
  • Develop and institute green building standards
  • Study feasibility of solar/wind energy sources
  • Create position to monitor and manage sustainability progress on campu
  •  Create a minor/major in sustainability
  •  Seek sponsorships to provide new student welcome baskets with sustainable items
  •  Partner with local schools