In case you missed it...
Last month President Victor shared the first of numerous communications about Mercyhurst’s plans to reopen campus for fall semester.

Regular updates will be posted on our  COVID-19 website .
While we are sad that large groups cannot gather, making our traditional Homecoming Weekend impossible, we are excited to bring to you, Homecoming from Home.

In the coming weeks we will release a full schedule of events, ways you can participate, and a registration to receive a Homecoming from Home kit!

Save the date: October 2-4, 2020
Catch up on Lunch with Lakers!
We'll have one more Lunch with Lakers coming up next week, Wednesday July 15 featuring Brett Johnson, Artistic Director for Mercyhurst Institute for Arts and Culture. We'll be back in the fall with more sessions!

In case you missed any, be sure to catch up on previous sessions featuring: David Armstrong ‘86, Michelle Scully ’16, Morgan Wangler ’18 and Cole Prots ’19, Bryan Colvin, Joe Spano and Dan Altavilla '15, Mitchell Marsh ’20 and Marina Boyle ’21, Heather Balas, Brian Sheridan '87, Joe Howard ‘03 and Christian Beyer ’04, Dr. Chris Mansour , and Dr. Lucy Thairu .
The cancellation of Reunion Weekend 2020 brings us to an even bigger Reunion Weekend 2021 coming up - all classes who were meant to celebrate this year will be honored in 2021.

Classes to be celebrated include: 1960 1961, 1965, 1966, 1970, 1971, 1980, 1981, 1995, 1996, 2010, 2011, 2015, and 2016.
Connect with Lakers near and far!

Alumni Chapters are available all over the country and are continuing to gather and form. Take a look at the full list to the right for an Alumni Chapter in your area.

Begin a Grad Program at the Special Alumni Tuition Rate

There’s still time to apply to many of our master’s and graduate certificate programs beginning in August while taking advantage of the special graduate tuition rate for Mercyhurst alumni! As a Mercyhurst alum, you’re eligible for considerable graduate tuition savings — up to 35 percent off certain master’s programs and grad certificates, plus eligibility for our special $9,990 flat rate for the Organizational Leadership online master’s! Other eligible programs starting in August include Applied Intelligence, Criminal Justice Administration, Cyber Risk Management, Cyber Security, Data Science, Special Education, and Teaching Excellence

Apply today for free using the streamlined alumni application process! For most programs, all we need from you is a completed application ( and personal statement. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Graduate & Continuing Education at or 814-824-3351
To submit a Class Note, please visit  to have your news featured here and in the next Mercyhurst Magazine!

Career News

Alicia Grosso '11 earned her Ph.D. from University Of Pittsburgh.


Kathy Ets-Hokin '91 was awarded the Junior Service Award - Outstanding Parent by the USA Volleyball Launches 2020 Hall of Fame Inductions.

Births and Adoptions

Meaghan Farrell '11 and husband Matt welcomed a baby boy named Hudson Leo Christian. Hudson, joins his older brother Lincoln.
Marriages and Engagements

Robin Gallo '90 married Ken Marsh on February 29, 2020. Both Robin and Ken work for the PA Department of Human Services.

Alumni Deaths

Carol (Kelly) Hession '56
Catherine (Srbic) Sok '60
Gayle (Cummings) Martin '60
Sr. Elisabeth Lintsen '70
Sr. Kathryn Disbrow, OSB '70
Linda (Griffith) Kester '71
Kathleen (Devine) Pagni '73
Maureen (Sullivan) Maus '73
Lt. James Schwartz, Sr. '74
Linda (First) Frisina '81
Mea Connor '01
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