Homecoming 2021

Welcoming Mercyhurst alumni back to campus for a weekend of events, gatherings, and more!

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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Find Your Passion

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!

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Lynne Gillott '18

Degree(s): B.S. in Sports Medicine (Pre-PT, Pre-OT), Doctor of Physical Therapy from Chatham University
Current Employment: Outpatient Physical Therapist at Excela Health, Pittsburgh area

After graduating Magna Cum Laude from Mercyhurst in 2018 with her Bachelor of Science in Sports Medicine (Pre-PT, Pre-OT), Lynne Gillott received her Doctor of Physical Therapy from Chatham University in 2020. Lynne was passionate about helping others through service projects as she was Mercyhurst’s Student Sports Medicine Association Chair and ESO Chair. A leader on campus, Lynne was an Ambassador, Resident Assistant for freshman and AIM students, Senior Class Gift Committee Chair, and the recipient of the 2018 Frank Barry Leadership Award. Lynne has completed several PT internships at locations such as The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh, TEIS Early Intervention, and AHN Jefferson Hospital. Lynne has since passed the NPTE to become a licensed PT. Now working as an outpatient physical therapist, she is looking forward to her wedding!

Mercyhurst by the Numbers

95% of graduates are employed/enroll in grad school within a year

99% of undergraduates receive financial aid

85% of pre-health students accepted to health programs

14 to 1 student-faculty ratio

Upcoming Events


Homecoming Weekend 2021

Friday, September 24, 2021 | 11:00 am

Presidential Inauguration

Saturday, October 02, 2021 | 1:30 pm
Mercyhurst University

MIAC Live: Vanessa Williams

Friday, October 22, 2021 | 7:30 pm
Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center

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