The Merciad

Cyber Security major welcomes large inaugural cohort for 19-20 school year

Alex Trabold, Staff writer

October 3, 2019

This year, Mercyhurst University added the new Cyber Security major to much success. As the use of the open internet has become more widespread, internet crime has led to defensive measures needing to be taken against it, hence...

Erie Coke to remain open

Erie Coke to remain open

September 24, 2019

MU commmunity forms Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition

Alex Trabold, Staff writer

September 24, 2019

Human trafficking is a serious worldwide issue, so Erie is taking charge locally to help combat the horrible business. Several community groups hoped to address human trafficking more directly through The Anti-Human Trafficking...

Mercyhurst’s AIM program chosen to expand national cybersecurity jobs

Gillian Mazur, Staff writer

September 24, 2019

On Sept. 10, Mercyhurst University’s learning differences program, the Autism Initiative at Mercyhurst (AIM), announced they received a $300,000 federal grant to help pilot an initiative to merge neuro-diverse students and cybersecurity....

PA program furthers success by receiving continuing accreditation

Eva Philips, Contributing writer

September 17, 2019

The Mercyhurst University Physician Assistant (PA) Program has established itself as a force to be reckoned within healthcare education. The PA program at Mercyhurst received accreditation in 2015 for the provisional pathway...

Multi-Factor Authentication adds security

Eva Philips, Contributing writer

September 17, 2019

Lakers can expect a new level of security for their Mercyhurst accounts beginning in just a few weeks when Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) goes into action. “The technology trend the past couple years has been moving this...

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