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Adovasio leads underwater search for evidence of early Americans | July 09, 2009

Where the first Americans came from, when they arrived and how they got here is as lively a debate as ever, only most of the research to date has focused on dry land excavations. But, last summer’s pivotal underwater exploration in the Gulf of Mexico led by Mercyhurst College archaeologist Dr. James Adovasio yielded evidence of inundated terrestrial sites.

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A message from Coach Spracklen | July 04, 2009

The following is a message e-mailed from Henley, England, by Mercyhurst Rowing Coach Adrian Spracklen on Saturday after his men's team reached the finals of the Visitors Challenge Cup. That race is Sunday

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Mercyhurst men's crew team to compete in Royal Henley Regatta | June 19, 2009

The Mercyhurst College men’s crew team will travel across the pond for the 2009 Royal Henley Regatta, July 1-5. The Lakers will compete against teams from all over the world in the Visitors’ Challenge Cup, including crews from Ireland, Czech Republic, Germany and Australia.

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Mercyhurst, Central Tech announce launch of new intel program | June 11, 2009

Young minds thrive in fast times. Nowhere is that more evident than in today’s high-tech, knowledge-driven society. That’s why the Mercyhurst College Institute for Intelligence Studies (MCIIS), the Boys and Girls Club of Erie (BGCE) and the Erie School District are partnering to empower youth to reach their full potential by training a new generation of “intelligence technologists.”

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Mercyhurst named 'Most Dedicated Chapter to Community Service' | June 08, 2009

Mercyhurst College’s chapter of Sigma Alpha Pi – the National Society of Leadership and Success – has been honored by the organization for having the “Most Dedicated Chapter to Community Service.”

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Mercyhurst welcomes veterans with Yellow Ribbon Program | May 22, 2009

Mercyhurst College announced today that it has been accepted in the Veterans Administration’s “Yellow Ribbon” program, which provides scholarships and other financial aid to military personnel who served our country on active duty since September 11, 2001.

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Mercyhurst to bestow student commencement honors | May 15, 2009

In keeping with tradition, a number of Mercyhurst Erie graduates will be recognized with special awards as part of commencement proceedings slated for May 23-24.

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Adult, business students recognized at honor society induction | May 12, 2009

Mercyhurst College recently honored 46 of its highest achieving adult and undergraduate students by inducting them in two national honor societies: Alpha Sigma Lambda and Delta Mu Delta. Mercyhurst President Dr. Thomas J. Gamble and James Breckenridge, dean of the Walker School of Business; presided over the April 26 installation ceremony.

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Belfiore named Academic Affairs VP | May 05, 2009

Dr. Phillip Belfiore has been named vice president of academic affairs at Mercyhurst College, a role he has filled on an interim basis since the retirement of Dr. Barbara Behan last spring.

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Board promotes four faculty | May 04, 2009

Faculty members Timothy Frawley, D.Ed., Scott Meier, Ph.D. and Kristan Wheaton, J.D., were granted tenure and promoted to the rank of associate professor by the Mercyhurst Board of Trustees during its meeting on April 30.

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