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Existing programs become 'new' majors

October 13, 2009

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Every year at Mercyhurst College, new programs join the variety of majors and minors available to undergraduate students. This year, two programs in particular have become available as majors: Russian studies and graphic design. G...

New clubs bounce onto campus

October 12, 2009

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Over the past few weeks, three new clubs have become Recognized Student Clubs/Organizations (RSCOs). These new clubs are the Ping Pong Club, Role Playing Game Club and the Mercyhurst Finance Club. The Ping Pong Club is under ...

Board returns to the Laker Inn

October 7, 2009

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Students returning to Mercyhurst College after fall break will have something to look forward to: board equivalency at the Laker Inn. Starting on Monday, Oct. 19, the Laker Inn will accept board between 8 a.m. and 11 p.m. Mond...

Tyler Stauffer photo

October 7, 2009

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Tyler Stauffer photo

October 7, 2009

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Senior Brittany Scott, a member of Active Minds, taped down bubble wrap for Stomp Out Stigma.

Tyler Stauffer photo

October 7, 2009

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Junior JT Kohnen stomped on bubble wrap as part of a mid-term stress-relieving activity on Thursday, Oct. 1.

'Money Honey' lends her two cents

October 6, 2009

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Maria Bartiromo, who has been nicknamed “Money Honey,” is a success in the world of business journalism. Her interview in New York City was broadcast live at Mercyhurst College on Thursday, Oct. 1. Bartiromo anchors CNBC’s...

Active Minds speaker raises mental health awareness

October 6, 2009

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Mercyhurst College welcomed back Alison Malmon, the founder and executive director of Active Minds, on Thursday, Oct. 1. Active Minds is a group dedicated to raising awareness about mental health and changing the stigma of what m...

Dance department receives high national accreditation

October 5, 2009

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Mercyhurst College’s dance program joined 74 other institutions that have been awarded national accreditation through the National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD). This honor was announced at a conference in St. Pete Be...

Iraqi scientist discusses creating nuclear bombs

October 5, 2009

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Iraq would have been a mere two years away from nuclear capabilities prior to the United States invasion of 2003, according to Mercyhurst College's recent visitor, Mahdi Obeidi. Obeidi is an Iraqi scientist who led the effor...

Jennifer McCurdy photo

September 30, 2009

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Freshmen Hannah Beck and Lucas Sageot won first place for their préfout. This French dish is a type of bread baked with garlic and olive oil.

More changes to come: LECOM partnership creates greater possibilities

September 30, 2009

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Mercyhurst College expanded its educational and health care opportunities through a partnership with Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (LECOM). Administrators from the college explained how this partnership will benefit M...

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