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It’s the Playoffs!!

It is truly an exciting time of the year for Mercyhurst…commencement is just days away, the campus has never looked better, and it is the playoff season for a few of our spring sports teams! Over the next couple weeks three of our teams will partake in the NCAA Playoffs, representing quite an achievement just [...]

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Road Trip – Philadelphia

We wrapped up the road trip this past weekend with a successful event in Philadelphia at the Dad Vail Regatta. Thank you to everyone who joined us along the way! We had a great time meeting and catching up with many of you, and we hope to see you again soon – whether at another [...]

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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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Playoffs?? Don’t Mind if We Do!

Over the weekend a couple of the Mercyhurst athletic teams qualified for the conference playoffs, with two home games being scheduled as a result. The men’s basketball team downed Lock Haven 73-66 on Saturday, and in turn clinched the second seed in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Western Division, good for a hosted playoff [...]

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Special Invite: National Girls and Women in Sports Day

We wanted to make sure all Mercyhurst alumni are aware of the upcoming celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day. The event will be held on the Mercyhurst College campus on Saturday, Feb. 4, surrounding the women’s hockey game against Niagara that afternoon. All K-12 girls receive free admission to the event, which [...]

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In the News…

Over the last couple of days, there has been a number of news articles about Mercyhurst. For those not following the local paper, and any who might have missed it, here’s a quick recap on some of the headlines making the news… First and foremost, be sure to read the local reporting on last night’s [...]

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Know of a Successful Alum?

Do you know of a successful Mercyhurst alumnus? Well, we want to know about it! Nominations are being accepted for the Distinguished Alumni Award and the Athletics Hall of Fame for 2012. Distinguished Alumni Awards honor graduates who have made outstanding contributions in one of three categories: Outstanding Achievement in a Chosen Field Outstanding Service [...]

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Mercyhurst Giving Back

In honor of the Thanksgiving holiday, we wanted to share this great story from the Erie Times News, available today. The story recounts the way in which the men’s hockey team has given back to one child in need of a bit of attention. Article Link Cancer fight bonds Mercyhurst College hockey team to 6-year-old [...]

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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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