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2013 national community service honor roll recognizes Mercyhurst | March 08, 2013

Mercyhurst University was named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service learning and civic engagement.

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Career Fair slated for March 21 at Mercyhurst | March 07, 2013

It’s never too late to start planning for your future. That’s why the Career Development Center at Mercyhurst University encourages students — even freshmen — to attend its annual career fair on Thursday, March 21, from noon to 4 p.m. at the Mercyhurst Athletic Center.

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Mercyhurst to honor Sister Mary Lou Kownacki with Romero Award | March 06, 2013

Mercyhurst University and the Department of Religious Studies are pleased to announce this year’s recipient of the Archbishop Oscar Romero Award: Sister Mary Lou Kownacki, a Benedictine nun whose exemplary work includes founding Erie’s Inner-City Neighborhood Art House and serving as the national coordinator at Pax Christi USA, the national Catholic peace movement.

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Mercyhurst hungry to help Kenyan student's child achieve education | February 25, 2013

Hungry to make a difference? Don’t miss the Project Kenya dinner on Friday, March 8, at Mercyhurst University’s Egan Dining Hall, a fundraiser for a student-led initiative to help a Kenyan girl afford a high school education.

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Mercyhurst hosts Global Gifts Fair to help empower local refugees | February 19, 2013

In an effort to empower Erie area refugees, Mercyhurst University and the House of Mercy are teaming up to host the Global Gifts Fair on Thursday, March 21, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the university’s Carolyn Herrmann Student Union. Donated craft items are needed to make this event a success.

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Students embrace service trips, from New Jersey to Haiti & beyond | February 14, 2013

Fifty Mercyhurst University students, faculty and staff will head in four different directions — Bridgeton, N.J.; Gressier, Haiti; Union County, N.C.; and Tupelo, Miss. — to volunteer as part of the university’s annual alternative spring break program, headed by Service Learning and Campus Ministry.

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Erie, North East campuses announce annual Chili Cook-off winners | February 05, 2013

There might be snow outside, but a little friendly competition – and a hefty dose of chili powder – has been heating up the ‘Hurst this February.

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Mercyhurst seniors savor legacy; raise funds for campus greenhouse | February 04, 2013

Senior Week kicks off today at Mercyhurst University with five days of activities planned to raise funds for the senior class gift: a campus greenhouse.

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Mercyhurst closes through weekend due to city water main break | January 24, 2013

Mercyhurst University officials announced the closing of its Erie campus today, effective at 12:30 p.m., after a water main break that had created pressure issues on Wednesday worsened, leaving some areas of campus without water.

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'Hurst represented at inauguration | January 21, 2013

Three Mercyhurst University employees and four students are among the masses on hand today for the inauguration of President Barack Obama.

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