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Road Trip: Cincinnati

Last night we had a great turnout for our first alumni event in Cincinnati, Ohio! We gathered just north of downtown at The Pub at Rookwood. It was a beautiful, sunny day and we were lucky enough to be able to mingle and enjoy food and drink outside on their gorgeous patio. We were so [...]

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Road Trip: Pittsburgh

Last night a few members of the alumni relations staff made the trek down I-79 and hosted an event in downtown Pittsburgh for alumni and prospective students in the Pittsburgh area. The event was held at Jerome Bettis Grille 36, a local favorite establishment which served as a perfect venue. Little did we know when [...]

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Here We Go Again…

Our staff has taken advantage of the holiday weekend and rested up after a couple of busy weeks on the road. That period of rest is just about over, however, as the University Road Trip heads back on the road tomorrow! On Wednesday evening we will be gathering with over 100 alumni, prospective students, 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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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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Charlotte Motor Speedway

Last sweet over a dozen Mercyhurst College alumni gathered at Charlotte Motor Speedway for appetizers and drinks, followed by a few laps around the track! Mercyhurst alum Lindsay Spiegel ’05, who works at the Speedway, was kind enough to provide pace car rides around the oval. Alums in attendance also got to see victory lane, [...]

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Out and About…

It’s been a busy two weeks here for the alumni relations team – as we have had alumni events in Washington D.C., New York City, Pittsburgh, and Cleveland all in the last few days. Each location featured an impressive crowd, and it was great to hear fond recollections of Mercyhurst and to catch up on [...]

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Photo Gallery – Pregame Reception

Please enjoy a brief photo gallery from last night’s alumni event before the Gannon at Mercyhurst basketball game. The event was attended by around 130 Mercyhurst alumni and employees, and featured great food and drink. The women’s basketball team completed a season sweep of the Golden Knights, and although the men’s team played hard, they [...]

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