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MU Shaping Tomorrow for Erie

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

October 25, 2016

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The Erie Community Foundation, Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority and the Hagen family presented a grant of $4 million to Mercyhurst University to establish a Downtown Erie Innovation District. “The overarching goal of...

’Hurst hosts summit speakers

Leighann Sallick, Contributing writer

October 25, 2016

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This year, Mercyhurst University is proud to announce that it will be one of the locations hosting the Jefferson Educational Society’s Global Summit Speaker Series. The Global Summit is a month-long event that consists of multiple...

Mercyhurst sends aid to Hurricane Matthew victims

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

October 25, 2016

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Mercyhurst’s Students of the Caribbean Association raised $149.18 for CARE, an organization helping those affected by Hurricane Matthew. The category 5 hurricane hit Haiti on Oct. 4 and left nearly 900 dead and thousands more...

Employees wear jeans to save veteran lives

Alexandria Albano, Staff writer

October 18, 2016

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Each Friday, Mercyhurst employees have the opportunity to wear jeans for a $2 donation. The money will go to Mission 22, an organization that raises awareness for veteran suicide. “The main goal of Mission 22 is raising awareness....

Clown sighting reported on campus

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

October 18, 2016

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On Friday, Sept. 30, at 11:45 p.m., a clown was sighted. The clown was said to be by the fountain on campus. A student reported the incident. “Officers were dispatched and did not find anything,” said Mercyhurst Police...

2017 senior class begins gift discussions and early voting

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

October 4, 2016

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Last week seniors had the opportunity to rank their choices for the 2017 Senior Class Gift. Several options were available including a bar counter for a new pub on campus, a coffee cart for the library, a statue of Sister McAuley...

Black Students for Unity honors victims, calls for peace at vigil

Catherine Rainey, Managing editor

October 4, 2016

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Mercyhurst students came together last week to honor the victims of racial injustice and pray for peace and unity across the nation and withinthe local community. Black Students for Unity hosted “Take Mercy: A Reflection...

Human Resources 4 + 1 program ranks high

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

October 4, 2016

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Human Resources is a position that spans all industries. Mercyhurst is helping professionals expand their credentials with 25 percent above average SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP certification scores. “We surpassed the national average...

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