Browsing the blog archives for August, 2011

It’s a Flash Mob!

Earlier today over 680 freshmen and nearly 100 first-time Mercyhurst students got their career on the Hill off to a strong start with the annual Mercyhurst College Day of Service. This is always a terrific event, one which this year provided 1,800 hours of service to the Erie community. It rings true to one of [...]

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One More Summer Gone; Looking Ahead

As August comes to a close and we put our summer thoughts and activities to rest, we prepare for the onset of school, fall weather, shorter days, falling leaves, football, and tailgate parties. Members of the Mercyhurst community also look forward to the annual Homecoming and Family Weekend festivities! The theme for this year’s weekend [...]

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Time to Tailgate!

The Mercyhurst College alumni relations team announced that they are hosting a series of pregame tailgates prior to Mercyhurst home football games this fall. In response to terrific turnouts during last year’s events, the team is bringing back the parties this year, beginning on Sept. 3 when Mercyhurst opens their 2011 season against Notre Dame [...]

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Erie Gives: A Success!

The totals are in, and the Erie Gives fundraising event was a huge success for many Erie nonprofits, Mercyhurst College included! As indicated by the Erie Community Foundation, Mercyhurst received 43 gifts which generated a total of $8,879 when counting the ECF match! This is a terrific turnout, good for a No. 20 ranking amongst [...]

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Looking for the new world…

Dr. James Adovasio, a jack of all trades at Mercyhurst (Provost, senior counsel to the President, Dean of Zurn School of Math & Natural Science, and Director of Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute, among other duties) is also a world-class archaeologist. This week, Dr. Adovasio and fellow Mercyhurst faculty member C. Andrew Hemmings will attempt to literally [...]

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