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We’re Going on Tour!

Tomorrow, March 1, 2012, marks the launch of a University Road Trip conducted by the office of alumni relations. We want to spread the good news about Mercyhurst University all over the country, so we’re visiting (at least) 13 cities over the next month or two. You can see all the cities listed here, and [...]

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Mercyhurst Trustee News…

The Mercyhurst University Board of Trustees met this past week — their first such meeting as University trustees — and at the meeting they took several actions to recognize contributions by key individuals during the history of Mercyhurst. First, the Board posthumously honored Sister Carolyn Herrmann, RSM, one of the key figures in Mercyhurst history, [...]

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Alumni Spotlight – Billy Byrnes

We interviewed Billy Byrnes ’02 for our Alumni Spotlight on what it means to be an ambassador of service. Billy graduated in 2002 with a BA in Political Science and Religious Studies, and he and his wife Kristin are now volunteering with the Volunteer Missionary Movement in Waslala, Nicaragua. They are currently teaching and experiencing [...]

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Greetings from the Mercyhurst Dance Department

By Rachel Torgesen ’12 This month we are looking forward to the annual student choreography performance, Raw Edges. It is always a school favorite and showcases not only the great dancing talent but also choreographic talent in our department. This year we are excited to welcome back three alumni to perform. Noelle Lelakus and Jo [...]

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It’s Official!

During a press conference on the Mercyhurst campus, President Dr. Thomas J. Gamble announced that the Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) had signed the official paperwork granting the institution university status. This historic day is the result of years of planning, writing, visits, and the hard work borne by dozens of Mercyhurst employees, faculty, and [...]

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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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Day in the Life…

Do you know of a high school student considering Mercyhurst College to further their education? Well we’ve got just the event for them! If they’re in the Erie area, make sure they register for the “Day In…” event for the major(s) of their choice! Each of these events provides a prospective student with the opportunity [...]

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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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Advent Reflections – Dr. Thomas J. Gamble

ADVENT REFLECTIONS: THE TREASURES OF VATICAN II “All [people] of whatever race, condition or age, in virtue of their dignity as human persons, have an inalienable right to education. This education should be suitable to the particular destiny of the individuals, adapted to their ability, sex and national cultural traditions, and should be conducive to [...]

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Advent Reflections – Brendan Lyle

ADVENT REFLECTIONS: THE TREASURES OF VATICAN II “Peace is more than the absence of war: it cannot be reduced to the maintenance of a balance of power between opposing forces nor does it arise out of despotic dominion, but it is appropriately called ‘the effect of righteousness’ (Is. 32:17). It is the fruit of the [...]

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