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  • Service Day builds camaraderie, saves nonprofits $31,000 While new students at many universities are familiarizing themselves with campus, decorating their rooms, buying books and supplies, Mercyhurst University’s 700 new students will start their college careers on Monday, Aug. 21, with a longstanding tradition: the annual Day of Service. ( August 21, 2017)
  • PNC Foundation supports Mercyhurst-ESD Pre-K Counts The PNC Foundation presented a check for $20,000 to Mercyhurst University on Aug. 17, 2017, that supports the university’s Pre-K Counts partnership with the Erie School District ($15,000) as well as provides a $5,000 corporate sponsorship to be shared by Mercyhurst Athletics and the Mercyhurst Institute for Arts and Culture. ( August 17, 2017)
  • Former Mercyhurst president William Garvey dies Mercyhurst University’s ninth and longest-serving president Dr. William P. Garvey, 81, died Wednesday, Aug. 9, at LECOM Senior Living Center. ( August 10, 2017)
  • New leadership announced for Ridge College Mercyhurst University announced the appointment of three high-level personnel to lead its Ridge College of Intelligence Studies and Applied Sciences. ( July 26, 2017)
  • Mercyhurst announces $1 million for cyber center Mercyhurst University announced today a $1 million investment from national technology company MCPc that will take the Ridge College of Intelligence Studies and Applied Sciences to the next level! ( July 25, 2017)
  • The 501 – Your golden ticket to the arts at Mercyhurst The Mercyhurst Institute for Arts & Culture enjoys the annual support of a loyal cadre of patrons, and this season it will inaugurate a new tradition in grateful acknowledgement of their generosity: The 501. ( July 21, 2017)
  • History prof earns national recognition for podcast The merits of podcasting certainly aren’t lost on Dr. Averill Earls, assistant professor of history at Mercyhurst University, who has used the popular storytelling platform both in her history classroom as well as her own historical research. ( July 21, 2017)
  • Mercyhurst’s comeback kids set to row at Worlds Two Mercyhurst University rowers, each having suffered debilitating injuries in recent years, are rowing their way to a historic comeback as members of the Under 23 National Team! ( July 21, 2017)
  • New Irish special envoy wants new strategy to help undocumented Irish in US John Deasy `90 will lead a renewed effort by the Irish government to seek relief for the undocumented as the first ever envoy. ( July 6, 2017)
  • Athletics Hall of Fame 2017 Article retrieved from:    ERIE, Pa. — Mercyhurst University inducted nine members into its Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 10. The new honorees are listed below. Tony DeMeo Head Football Coach, 1981-1987 First head coach in Mercyhurst football program history EIAA Coach of the Year, 1985 Compiled 41-21-2 all-time record Coached Lakers to first win in program history – a ... ( June 22, 2017)

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