Browsing the blog archives for March, 2011

Last Will & Testament – Class of 1941

A tradition back in the College’s earlier years was for the class to collectively leave behind a Last Will & Testament published typically in the school’s newspaper. We were digging through yearbooks looking for something else and stumbled upon this edition left by the Class of 1941…hope you enjoy this tidbit of Mercyhurst history. Do [...]

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Mercyhurst Celebrates “Mercy Week”

As an institution which cherishes its history and heritage, Mercyhurst College this week takes time to celebrate our founders through “Mercy Week.” There is an incredible offering of Mercy Week events taking place on all three campuses over the next week or so, several of which are open to the public. Each year the Mercy [...]

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One Successful Alum…

With the chaos of March Madness upon us in full force, we figured now is as good a time as any to highlight one of our successful graduates excelling in his chosen field. Nick Potter, a 2001 Mercyhurst graduate, is the Assitant Director of Athletic Rehab at Duke University in Raleigh, N.C. Nick’s primary job [...]

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Frozen Four After Party…

This weekend the national spotlight will shine on the City of Erie as the women’s hockey Frozen Four takes place March 18-20 at the Tullio Arena. Mercyhurst fell just shy of competing in the tournament, but still shares the honor with the city of being event hosts. (Still need tickets? Call the Tullio Box Office [...]

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Hot off the Press

Sometime this week Mercyhurst alumni should receive the March 2011 edition of the Mercyhurst Magazine. The magazine is a production of the Office of Marketing & Public Relations, and highlights the incredible efforts on the Mercyhurst campus regarding sustainability. Featured in the magazine are current students, faculty members, and alumni all of whom deal with [...]

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Get Your Tickets Now!

A limited number of discount tickets remain for next weekend’s Frozen Four! Mercyhurst alumni are eligible to purchase discount tickets via the alumni relations website. The two ticket options are as follows: Tickets Only: Alumni can purchase tickets in the alumni section for $40 per session pass, a savings of $10 off the regular ticket [...]

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An “Extraordinary” Alum

There are few alumni of Mercyhurst College more loyal and dedicated than Sally Kohler ’51. Sally, who graduated with degrees in sociology and history as well as a minor in education, has been involved with Mercyhurst College for decades. She is a long-serving member of the Alumni Association Board of Directors, and was the recipient [...]

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What a Show…

Earlier in the week we told you how crazy the next week or two will be for athletics…well it is just as busy over in the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center (PAC), where two world-renowned acts take the stage this week. Last night Mercyhurst hosted three-time Grammy award winner Lucinda Williams. Dave Richards, staff blogger [...]

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Happy Anniversary!

Today – March 1, 2011, marks the five year anniversary of Dr.Thomas Gamble’s ascension to the presidency at Mercyhurst College. Gamble, the 11th president of Mercyhurst, was selected as president after a nationwide search committee selected him as the top choice for the job. Mercyhurst has been Dr. Gamble’s home since 1985, when he became [...]

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