Browsing the blog archives for September, 2011

Homecoming Countdown: Alumni Tailgate

Today is the third in a series of posts detailing events that are part of Homecoming & Family Weekend 2011. Today’s feature: Alumni Tailgate! One of the all-time favorites of Homecoming & Family Weekend is the Alumni Tailgate on Saturday. The tailgate kicks off at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday located in a large tent north [...]

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Homecoming Countdown: Athletic Events

Today is the third in a series of posts detailing events that are part of Homecoming & Family Weekend 2011. Today’s feature: The weekend’s athletic events! Homecoming & Family Weekend 2011 is filled with a number of home athletic events throughout the weekend. There are varsity athletic events coupled with alumni games, so just about [...]

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Homecoming Countdown: Friday Night Lights

Today is the third in a series of posts detailing events that are part of Homecoming & Family Weekend 2011. Today’s feature: Friday Night Lights! Homecoming festivities typically kickoff each year with Friday Night Lights. This event takes place on Friday evening when Mercyhurst faculty, alumni, parents, and friends gather near at the alumni tent [...]

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Homecoming Countdown: Student Music & Dance Performance

Today is the third in a series of posts detailing events that are part of Homecoming & Family Weekend 2011. Today’s feature: Student Music & Dance Performance! Each year at Homecoming & Family Weekend the college is proud to present works by our extremely talented dance and music programs. These students are among the most [...]

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Homecoming Countdown: Mercyhurst Traditions Exhibit

Today is the second in a series of posts detailing events that are part of Homecoming & Family Weekend 2011. We’re going to start with new events, today’s feature: Mercyhurst Traditions Exhibit! This year’s Homecoming theme centers around reliving Mercyhurst traditions, so we figured an exhibit to demonstrate some of these traditions would be a [...]

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Homecoming Countdown: Inaugural Alumni 5K

Today starts a series of posts detailing events that are part of Homecoming & Family Weekend 2011. We’re going to start with new events, today’s feature: the Alumni 5K! One of the most popular requests we get for additions to Homecoming was a 5K race. Well you’ve asked, and we delivered! As part of Homecoming [...]

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Photo of the Week – 9/19/11
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Moving On Up…

For many people, national rankings don’t mean much. Ask any football coach what rankings mean to his preparation and execution, and they will likely say “nothing.” Rankings for colleges and universities are much the same…but they will happen regardless, and it is worth giving them some thought. It is particularly easy to pay attention when [...]

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Photo of the Week – Sept. 12, 2011
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As We Remember…

As the entire nation pauses this weekend to remember Sept. 11, 2001, members of the Mercyhurst family have a first-hand perspective of the event. The Marketing & Public Relations team produced a terrific piece on Mercyhurst alum Christina Rugh ’02 and Dr. Dennis Dirkmaat, Ph.D., chair of applied forensic sciences at Mercyhurst. The pair were [...]

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