The Merciad

Class of 2020 has record enrollment

Alexandra Long, Contributing writer

September 13, 2016

On Aug. 19, Mercyhurst University welcomed 800 new students through its gates. These students make up the class of 2020, which happens to be the largest in Mercyhurst history. “Knowing that I’m a part of the largest MU class...

‘Hurst officially welcomes Victor

Rae Pollock, News editor

September 13, 2016

Students and faculty filled the seats of the Performing Arts Center on Saturday, Sept. 10, for President Victor’s inauguration. Many faculty spoke about Mercyhurst’s recent success and Victor’s upstanding character. “Being...

Bryan Stevenson to come to campus

Austin Wood, Contributing writer

September 13, 2016

Bryan Stevenson, author of Just Mercy and founder and executive director of the Equal Justice Initiative, will be coming to the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, September 13 at 7:00 p.m. Stevenson is a lawyer...

Handgun safety class for students

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

April 26, 2016

Last week, Mercyhurst Public Safety Institute and Police Academy at Northeast held a Citizen Handgun Familiarization course for the Erie community. The program first started in December 2014, and since then about 150-200 people...

Mercyhurst Police and Safety Chief Kuhn to retire

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

April 26, 2016

Chief Robert Kuhn will be ending his 44-year law enforcement career at the end of May. Kuhn has been with Mercyhurst Police and Safety since 2010. “I grew up in Erie. I graduated from Gannon, with four years in ROTC. I was...

Graduation goes traditional

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

April 26, 2016

This year’s graduation will include undergraduate and graduate students, a total of 698 candidates, in the same ceremony. While many are apprehensive of this combination, this idea is not new for Mercyhurst. Traditionally,...

Bollheimer named general counsel

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

April 19, 2016

After 10 years of working for Mercyhurst, Meredith Bollheimer will now serve as general counsel and vice president for legal affairs. Bollheimer is an assistant professor and adviser for the Pre-Law Society. She is also the...

Erie Together earns Community Engagement Award

Alexandria Albano, Staff writer

April 19, 2016

The Community Action Council of Pennsylvania, or CAAP, is awarding Erie Together, a community movement with various members within the community, the Community Engagement Award for their efforts and hard work. The award will...

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