Mercyhurst Magazine Fall 2022

As part of Mercyhurst University’s growing commitment to sustainable practices, the Department of Marketing & Public Relations is transitioning the university magazine, published twice annually, to an online format, beginning with this issue. We will continue to share alumni stories, campus happenings, the latest university developments, and all the other news that you have come to expect from Mercyhurst Magazine. We hope you enjoy.

Magazine Editors Deborah W. Morton Sherry Rieder Editorial Support Allison DiGilio Design Lauren Esper Contributing Writers Cameron Anzevino ’21 Kristian Biega ’20 Bryan Colvin Deborah W. Morton

Pam Caswell of Mercyhurst’s housekeeping staff captured this perfect pink sunrise over campus, an image that generated over 3,000 likes on social media.

Inside this issue

SPORTS MED GRADS POWER WAY TO SUCCESS 2 From the imposing courts of university basketball champions to first-class orthopedic suites, Sports Medicine grads are making a difference.


Dan Richeal Gerry Tobin Contributing Photographers Lauren Esper Leena M. Clint ‘16

As the Hospitality Management program reaches its golden anniversary, let the celebration begin!

Ben Friesen Olivia Harris Ed Mailliard

INTEL CELEBRATES KEY LEADERSHIP IN MARKING 30TH 14 Intelligence Studies honors three key leaders as it hits the 30-year mark: Robert Heibel, James Breckenridge, and Lindy Smart ’11.

Mercyhurst Athletics Communications Vice President for Advancement Sam McCrimmon Send changes of address to:

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From Erie to the Emerald Isle

Office of Advancement Mercyhurst University 501 East 38 th Street Erie, PA 16546

Unveiling New Brad McGarry Center for Neurodiversity A look at MSG’s African American female leaders

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New trustees welcomed

2022 commencement highlights Countdown to centennial—The Gates

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Big moments in athletics

Honoring distinguished alumni, Hall of Fame inductees

Happenings on the Hill

Class Notes


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