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Education grant builds school ties

Kristian Biega, Staff writer

September 19, 2017

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Mercyhurst University and the Erie School District are in a partnership that has created the successful Pre-K Counts program for Erie’s youngest citizens. On Aug. 17, the PNC Foundation presented a grant of $15,000 to help these...

From PA to VA

Cheyanne Crum, Managing editor

September 19, 2017

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Alicia Abbey, a second-year Physician Assistant Studies student, received the National Veteran’s Affairs Health Professional Scholarship for the 2017-18 school year. The scholarship covers 100 percent of her tuition, gives her...

Traveling beyond Cinemark

Traveling beyond Cinemark

September 19, 2017

Harvey Hospitality

Claire Eichner, Staff writer

September 19, 2017

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Over the past several weeks, major hurricanes caused chaos across the globe. Millions of homes were damaged. For the United States, in particular, Hurricane Harvey hit its peak intensity in Rockport, Texas. Harvey began to...

Cultural education focus of program

Sarah Miller, Contributing writer

September 19, 2017

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A newly established summer camp for Erie County’s youth has gained the attention of the community for its conscientious and unconventional approach to K-12 education. Janelle Newman, Ph.D., academic director of Mercyhurst’s...

How To: Recycle

How To: Recycle

September 12, 2017

Political Engagement at MU

Elizabeth Schewan, Staff writer

September 12, 2017

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In a politically fraught time, there are many challenges to being an informed and politically active young person. This year, thanks to the Political Science Club, Mercyhurst students will be able to engage politically in a friendly...

Mesothelioma Awareness

Mesothelioma Awareness

September 12, 2017

Constitution Day shenanigans

Constitution Day shenanigans

September 12, 2017

Cleaning beaches

Elizabeth Shewan, Staff writer

April 25, 2017

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This summer, as part of Mercyhurst’s continuing efforts connected to the Adopt-A-Beach program at Presque Isle, Mercyhurst will be installing cigarette canisters at Beach 10 in May. Mercyhurst adopted Beach 10 in 2012 and...

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