Presidential Inauguration set for April 10, 2019

President Douglas J. Fiore, PhD, will be formally installed as the third president of Mercy College of Health Sciences on Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at 1 pm at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Downtown Des Moines.

There will be an inaugurational mass at 9 am at St. Ambrose Cathedral (607 High St. Des Moines, IA 50309). A reception will follow the installment ceremony. Inauguration activities will continue into Thursday, April 11 with a Prayer Walk beginning at 10 am, lunch in the Brennan Hall Courtyard from 11 am - 1 pm, and a Faith & Healing Speaker Series from 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm.


Wednesday, April 10

 

9:00 am - Inauguration Mass

  • St. Ambrose Cathedral


1:00 pm - Inauguration Ceremony

  • Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
    Ballroom A

3:00 pm - Reception 

  • Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center
    Ballroom A - Foyer

 


Thursday, April 11

10:00 am - 11:00am - Prayer Walk

  • Mercy College of Health Sciences Sullivan Center Lobby


11:00 am - 1:00 pm - Student Lunch in the Commons

  • Brennan Hall Commons
     

11:00 am - 12:00 pm - Campus Tours

  • Alumni Table, Brennan Hall Commons

 

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm - Dinner in the Lobby

  • Sullivan Center Lobby

 

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm - Faith and Healing Speaker Series

  • Sullivan Center - 102
  • Speakers:
    • Michael Galligan-Stierle, Ph.D. | President, Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities
    • Sister Mary-Paula | Associate Director for Mission, Conference for Mercy Higher Education
    • Colleen Walters | Chief Mission Integration Officer, MercyOne