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Visits and Events

Opportunities for exploring Mercyhurst and discoving the Laker Life are currently available on campus or without leaving home! Our virtual and in-person campus visits and events give you the chance to experience the history, academic culture, hospitality, and spirit of community that animate life at Mercyhurst. 

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With more than 100 academic disciplines, Mercyhurst affords you the opportunity for passionate study in nearly any field.

Recent Alumni Spotlight

Meet one of Mercyhurst's recent graduates and follow along their journey at the Hurst and post-graduation!

Mitchell Marsh '20

Degree(s): B.A. in Marketing and Hospitality Management with a minor in Web/Social Media Management
Current Employment: Annual Giving Coordinator, Mercyhurst University

Mitchell Marsh, attracted to Mercyhurst for their hospitality expertise, served as the Chair of the Senior Class Gift Commitee, a Resident Assistant, a Student Ambassador, and the Social Media Coordinator for the Division of Advancement. To gain industry experience, he completed summer internships at the Erie Yacht Club, the Hotel Lenhart, and the Omni Louisville Hotel. In his present position, Mitchell coordinates campaigns which benefit the Annual Fund and Student Scholarship Program. He recently led Mercyhurst to its most successful "Giving Day" in history, raising over $130,000 to benefit the MU community. He has recently decided to further his Mercyhurst education by pursuing a graduate certificate in Organizational Leadership.

Upcoming Events


Opera: ‘Magnificent Masks’

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 | 7:30 pm
Virtual, via YouTube Live

Environmental Journalist Jeff Corwin

Monday, April 19, 2021 | 8:30 pm
Virtual, via Zoom

Sr. Maura Smith Earth Day Lecture

Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 7:00 pm
Virtual, via Zoom

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