MU Connects is an e-newsletter bringing you timely news and feature stories from Mercyhurst University.


As cyber-attacks escalate, Mercyhurst stands at the ready

With a cyber security skills gap that promises more of the same, Mercyhurst University stands ready to leverage the global reputation of its Ridge College of Intelligence Studies & Applied Sciences to address the worrisome manpower crisis....
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Mercyhurst kicks off St. Paddy’s Day Weekend with pub opening

They call it Caffrey’s at Marquette, McGurk’s at St. Louis University, O’Rourke’s Public House at the University of Notre Dame and, at Mercyhurst University, The Roost....
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New athletics campaign: game-changer for all Lakers

For nearly a century, the Mercyhurst gates have remained open to all those striving for greatness. ...
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Just one more class...

When word got out that Mercyhurst Dance Chair Tauna Hunter was ready to retire, many of her former students had the same thought: “Wouldn’t it be great to take just one more ballet class with Tauna?...
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Lakers team up to ‘Fight for Folgs’

When Mike Folga was diagnosed with a rare cancer just before Thanksgiving, it didn’t take long for the Mercyhurst community to spring into action....
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Spring break trips show Mercy in action

From inner-city Detroit to Birmingham, Alabama, to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Mercyhurst students and staff spread out over spring break to act as “ambassadors of service” to those in need....
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Sharing the gift of life

Kristen Kern Papson ’11 and Kevin Harper knew each other only slightly in January 2018....
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A Legacy Moment with Trustee John Langer

When Mercyhurst University Trustee and alumnus John Langer learned that one in six people in Northeast Ohio aren’t sure how or when they will have their next meal, he was stymied. That’s simply unacceptable, he thought....
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