The Mercyhurst College Career Services Office placed 194 students in internships across 22 states during summer 2004, according to Robert Hvezda, director of career services and internship programs.
The Mercyhurst College Pre-Teaching Academy, a collaborative effort with the Erie School District, has been awarded a $15,000 Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) grant to continue its outreach program for the 2004-2005 academic year.
As the 2004-05 academic year unfolds, Mercyhurst College welcomes several new faces among its administrative ranks as well as a complement of 22 new faculty at the Erie and North East campuses.
Change is the key word as Mercyhurst College kicks off the 2004-2005 academic year.
Mercyhurst College is mourning the loss of its beloved Sister M. Damien Mlechick,RSM, who was in her 20th year of service to the college.
It may not quite be as glamorous as CBS’s hit television show, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, makes it look, but forensic anthropology has become a burgeoning field as law enforcement experts realize the advantage of having specially trained scientists decipher crime scenes.
The Mercyhurst College Board of Trustees has extended the contract of Dr. William P. Garvey as college president until June 30, 2007, giving the new board leadership a year before a presidential search and selection process begins.
Mercyhurst College and the Corry Area School District have been awarded a $984,920 Teaching American History grant by the United States Department of Education that will focus efforts on professional development for teachers and heighten awareness of the United States Constitution with a goal of improving student understanding of American history.
Allegations that Steven Symes, Ph.D., a forensic anthropologist on the faculty of Mercyhurst College, had taken bones without permission from his former employer, the Shelby County, Tenn., Regional Forensic Center, have proved groundless.
The George I. Alden Trust of Worcester, Mass., has authorized a challenge grant of $100,000 to launch the Mercyhurst Analytical and Conservation Center (MACC), a fund-raising priority for the college’s science division.