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Bollheimer named general counsel

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

April 19

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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

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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...

’Hurst unveils red ‘Door of Mercy’

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

April 12

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In recognition of Pope Francis’ declaration of this church year as the Year of Mercy, Mercyhurst initiated its Door of Mercy Project. Mercyhurst carpenter Dan Barricklow built a movable red door for the project to symbolize...

New core curriculum gives students more freedom

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

April 5

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The new Mercyhurst REACH core curriculum is officially implemented. This is the second change to the core curriculum within four years. Initially, students were weary of another change, but many students like the freedom it...

Sister Mary Miller to receive social justice award

Erin McGarrity, Staff writer

April 5

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On the evening of Friday, April 8, Sister Mary Miller, director of Emmaus Ministries in Erie, will receive the 2016 Archbishop Oscar Romero Award during a ceremony at Mercyhurst. The Romero Award, named after the murdered archbishop...

Chemistry Department earns coveted accreditation

Adrian Monty, Staff writer

April 5

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The American Chemical Society (ACS) accredited The Mercyhurst Chemistry and Biochemistry Department as of March 2016. This accreditation gives Chemistry and Biochemistry degrees earned at Mercyhurst a higher standard and will...

Annual Career Fair to host 105 companies for students

Cheyanne Crum, Features editor

April 5

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The Career Development Center is sponsoring the 24th annual Mercyhurst Career Fair. The fair is scheduled to be held in the Mercyhurst Athletic Center from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. on April 7. “As of [Monday], 105 companies and...

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