Browsing the blog archives for March, 2012

Kimball Brothers Headline NCAA Website

During this, the week before the Final Four, the NCAA found it worthy to highlight the Kimball brothers – two of whom are current Mercyhurst student athletes – on the front page of their website. You can see the image below, and read the story here. The brothers – Connor, Bryant, and Colin – are [...]

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Giving Back…

In honor of the Mercy Month celebration taking place on the Mercyhurst University campuses, the alumni relations team worked with the service learning office to host a Mercyhurst community service project this past Saturday. Mercyhurst students, alumni, and employees gathered at the Multicultural Community Resource Center (MCRC), a local non-profit helping refugees settle in to [...]

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Road Trip: Rochester

Throughout this road trip, we’ve been impressed by the turnouts we’ve seen. Last night’s event in Rochester (Pitsford to be exact), was by far among the best. We’ve had some great events in Rochester over the years, but this was at a different level. The conversations had by Mercyhurst alumni spanned generations, geographic regions, and [...]

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Road Trip: Syracuse

After a beautiful weekend off, celebrating our Mercyhurst Irish heritage, we were back on the road Tuesday morning heading to Syracuse. While we have traveled to multiple cities for alumni events before, this is our first road trip and it has definitely presented many fun experiences, and also learning opportunities- for example we have mastered [...]

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Catching Our Breath…

Well, the first leg of the roadtrip is over, and we took advantage of a beautiful weather weekend in Erie to rest and recharge. We had incredible events in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and New York City last week. Each had a great turnout, terrific conversation, and had several alums ask me when we were coming [...]

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Road Trip: New York City

Well…we rolled into the Big Apple and had a big event! Tonight we were joined by over 40 Mercyhurst alumni and guests, and we received as much positive feedback as ever! It was an incredible group representing class years from 1958 to 2011, included majors from business to fashion merchandising, and we even witnessed folks [...]

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Road Trip: Hello Baltimore!

Well it is the morning of day three, and we had a terrific alumni event last night in Baltimore. We gathered at the Greene Turtle in Fells Point, truly a very unique and fascinating part of Baltimore. I think we picked a great place, as we received many a compliment about having the event in [...]

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Road Trip: Day One in the Books!

Well we’ve made it through day one of the road trip with flying colors! We had a safe trip down from Erie to Washington, D.C., and hosted a successful happy hour at the Marriott Renaissance Downtown last night. We had a great group of alumni – representing many generations and academic programs – and enjoyed [...]

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Hello DC!!

Well, we made it! The first stop on the university road trip is Washington D.C. tonight, Mar 13. We had a safe and sound trip down south, where it is nice and warm, and the sun is beginning to set as we prep for tonight’s event. Washington D.C. is one of our favorite cities to [...]

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DC and NYC Mercy Month Volunteer Opportunities

It’s that time again… Mercyhurst students and faculty are busy improving the lives of those around them during the university’s annual Mercy Month. Held each March, Mercy Month honors the history and mission of Mercyhurst by encouraging community service. While all Mercyhurst alumni are encouraged to get involved in their own way, Washington D.C. and [...]

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