The Mercyhurst History Department will teach you how to think critically —and with that, you can do anything. Mercyhurst history alumni are scattered among virtually all fields of human endeavor, including (but certainly not limited to) museums, non-profit organizations, law firms, government agencies, advertising agencies and other fields of business, and countless school districts.

Here is a small sampling of some of the professions and career paths taken by Mercyhurst history graduates:

Kaitlin Ammon
Director, Sam Bell Maxey Historic Site, Paris, TX 

Bethany Canfield
National Register of Historic Places Historian, West Virginia Bureau for Historic Preservation

Kimberly Damcott
Social Studies Teacher, Millcreek Township, PA

William Dopierala
Former Deputy Attorney General, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Richard Fessler
Principal, Fort Lebeouf High School

Rev. Walter R. Green
Unity Health Care, Washington DC

Dr. David Hood
Associate Professor, Eastern Montana College

Dave Horvath
Director, Library Information Services, University of Louisville

Erin Hromada
Publications Specialist, U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Capitol

Robert Keener
Legislative Counselor, New York State Assembly

Annette Kluding
Curator, Thomas Edison Birthplace and Museum

Richard Lanzillo
Attorney, Knox McLaughlin Gornall and Sennett

Gary Magorien
Social Studies Teach, McDowell High School

Elizabeth McMullen
Director, Greenbrier (WV) Historical Society and North House Museum

Robert Parks
Newspaper Editor

Dr. Judith Pitney
Director of Planning and Administrative Services, University of Michigan

Phil Pitonyak
Financial Analyst, General Electric

Charles “Marty” Reick
Social Studies Teacher, South Hills (Pittsburgh)

Joyce Savocchio
Former Mayor, City of Erie, Pennsylvania

Zachary Ufnar
National Coordinator, Lasallian Volunteers, Washington DC


Cummings Gallery
Art Faculty Show

Dates: Aug 21-Sep 28, 2014

Location: Cummings Gallery

William Close and The Earth Harp Collective
William Close and The Earth Harp Collective

Dates: Sep 5

Location: Mary D'Angelo Performing Arts Center

Anais Mitchell
Anaïs Mitchell

Dates: Sep 30

Location: Erie Art Museum