Browsing the blog archives for February, 2011


As our spring sports are just getting started (and getting started means games down south in warmer weather, not that I’m jealous), it’s also time for winter reports to enter the postseason! Several of our teams head into the conference playoffs this week – and a group of grapplers are heading to nationals…all in all, [...]

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UPDATED: Photo of the Week – Feb. 25, 2011

UPDATED: Thanks to some diligent work by Sr. Bernadette at the motherhouse, we’ve managed to identify the faculty pictured above. They are: Back row, from left to right: Sr. Regis O’Neil, Mother Xavier O’Neil, Sr. Suzanne Eimer, Sr. Jane Frances Raffetto Bottom row, from left to right: Sr. Edana DeGuay, Sr. Mary John Brown, Sr. [...]

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Reminder: Mercyhurst Irish Campaign & Frozen Four Tickets!

As we’re getting absolutely pounded by snow here in Erie (up to 2″ an hour!), we wanted to make sure our alums know about a couple great opportunities that are nearing their end! First, our “Mercyhurst Irish” campaign closes today (Friday) at 4 p.m. This is a great opportunity to show your support for Mercyhurst [...]

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Men’s Hockey Alumni Gathering

Last weekend a dozen men’s hockey alumni gathered back in Erie for a reunion weekend. The gang gathered to watch the current men’s hockey team take on Air Force for a pair of games Friday and Saturday night, with receptions held both nights in the mezzanine seating at the Ice Center. The other big highlight [...]

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February Blog Giveaway!

It is that time again – we’re happy to announce the February blog giveaway – a Mercyhurst tapestry! This item sells for the bookstore for $80, but one lucky follower will get one for free! As usual, all you need to do to enter is leave a comment on this blog post. This month’s question…If [...]

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Photo Gallery – Pregame Reception

Please enjoy a brief photo gallery from last night’s alumni event before the Gannon at Mercyhurst basketball game. The event was attended by around 130 Mercyhurst alumni and employees, and featured great food and drink. The women’s basketball team completed a season sweep of the Golden Knights, and although the men’s team played hard, they [...]

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What’s Ahead…

The office of alumni relations is hard at work planning a spring full of alumni events! We have a few dates nailed down, working to set a few others, and we’re also open to suggestions if you think your area deserves an alumni event! We’re always looking for individuals who might be interested in helping [...]

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Is Mercyhurst Part of Your Love Story?

Being Valentines Day and all – we were wondering how many out there can say that Mercyhurst played a part in the creation of their current relationship. Whether you are married for years or just dating for a few months, we would love to know about it! Obviously don’t feel obligated to share details you [...]

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Helping to Curb Meth in Our Communities…

It has been said before, and will be said again – Mercyhurst and its alumni do a lot for the Erie community. Look no further for another example than last night’s news telecast on WICU 12. The show profiled an initiative called “Meth Hunter” – a comprehensive program used to help identify (and eventually indict) [...]

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What’s Happening…

Mercyhurst is in the midst of another streak of athletic successes! With the winter sports season hitting its stride, several of the Laker athletic teams are garnering regional and national attention! Women’s hockey standout senior Meghan Agosta entered the record books this past weekend when she became the all-time leading scorer in Division I women’s [...]

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