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At Mercyhurst, “Carpe Diem” is more than our motto. It’s our inspiration to make the most of every opportunity.

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Alan Abramek


Alan's experience came to life after he was embraced by the Mercyhurst community as an international student. Then, he wrote a song about it.

Dan Altavilla


Dan is a sportsmed/pre-physical therapy major who played for the Lakers baseball team. In 2014, he was drafted by the Seattle Mariners to play professional baseball.

Jenbli Cox


Jenbli is an international student from Jamaica who majors in Intelligence Studies and volunteers regularly at the local Boys & Girls Club and soup kitchen.

Kelsey Eckhoff


Kelsey is an Intel major who is a member of the ROTC unit at Mercyhurst while also balancing several other extra-curricular activities including organizing the Relay for Life.

Emily Francis


Emily Francis is a great example of someone who had an open-mind and embraced every opportunity she's had at Mercyhurst. including her proudest achievement, the Mercyhurst Quickstarter project. 

Sam Lioi


Sam is a Business Competitive Intel major and also serves as a Mercyhurst ambassador. As you will also see, he's not shy.

Emily Koestler


Emily has had an internship with the Office of Naval Intelligence and been accepted to several other national agencies. She loves Mercyhurst and truly believes in the Intel program.

August Mezzio


August is involved with service at Mercyhurst and greatly enjoys his involvement with Residence Life. He says that his friends, fellow classmates and professors have inspired him to experience new things.  

KayLeigh Rogers


Kayleigh is involved with everything...literally! She stays very busy as a student but her Mercyhurst experience involves archery.