The Merciad

President Victor raises over $1.2 million for university

February 10, 2016

With less than six months in office, Mercyhurst University President Michael T. Victor has raised more than $1.2 million, arguably one of the most successful major-gifts fundraising periods in Mercyhurst history, and he has commitments...

Mercyhurst forensics team assists in Ohio plane crash

Kimberly Kuehl, Contributing writer

November 17, 2015

When a plane crashed Nov. 10, 2015, in Akron, Ohio, the Summit County Medical Examiner knew whom to call. Dennis Dirkmaat, Ph.D., the director of the Mercyhurst Applied Forensic Science program and an expert in victim recovery,...

Senator plans visit to North East campus

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

November 17, 2015

Pennsylvania State Senator Sean Wiley, D-Erie, will visit Mercyhurst Northeast’s Oasis Program on Monday, Nov. 23. Senator Wiley supports House Bill 400, Work Experience for High School Students with Disabilities Act, which...

Final J-term filled with ample travel opportunites

Adrian Monty, Staff writer

November 17, 2015

Over the upcoming J-term, 300 students and 14 faculty members will be traveling abroad and learning about their studies on a deeper, more hands-on level than the normal classroom setting allows. There are 27 different class...

Christmas traditions continue at Mercyhust

Phuong Nguyen, Staff writer

November 17, 2015

On Monday, Dec. 7, many of Mercyhurt’s organizations will come together to host “Miracle on 38th Street” and give refugee children their first Christmas experience at Mercyhurst. Two agencies, the House of Mercy and...

Mercyhurst represented at TEDxErie event

Erin McGarrity, Staff writer

November 11, 2015

The Erie Art Museum will host TEDxErie 2015: The Rising Tide, an independently organized TED event, on Saturday, Nov. 14, from 1:30-5:30 p.m. TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a non-profit meant to spread innovative...

’Hurst takes 2nd place at Model UN conference

Melanie Todd, Staff writer

November 11, 2015

Mercyhurst students took second place in the Lake Erie International Model United Nations Conference last weekend in Huron, Ohio. The International Organizations and Diplomacy class, taught by Lena Surzhko-Harned, Ph.D.,...

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