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

Cela Veitch-Beck '20 '21M

Degree(s): B.A. in Intelligence studies with a minor in Political Science, M.S. in Cyber Security
Current Employment: Officer, United States Air Force

Cela Veitch-Beck chose to attend Mercyhurst so that she could earn both an undergraduate and graduate degree in five years through MU's unique 4+1 program. As a student, she completed internships as a media coordinator at marketing firm Engel O'Neill, a senior analyst for the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, and a cyber risk analyst for software company CityGrows. She was also employed as a Tier One Level Analyst through the on-campus branch of Cleveland-based cyber security company MCPc. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Cela coordinated and led virtual orientation sessions for 650+ new Mercyhurst students, as well as serving as the university's secondary contact tracer.

Upcoming Events


Theatre: Through the Looking Glass

Friday, April 09, 2021 | 7:30 pm
Virtual, via Zoom

Theatre: Through the Looking Glass

Saturday, April 10, 2021 | 7:30 pm
Virtual, via Zoom

Theatre: Through the Looking Glass

Sunday, April 11, 2021 | 2:00 pm
Virtual, via Zoom

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