Maverick Digital – October 2021

Mercy College News and Information
October 2021
Mercy Community Helps Mobilize Massive Effort to Support Afghan Refugees
As soon Zenat Ishaq, M.P.A. ’22, heard the news about the refugee situation as the U.S. withdrew from Afghanistan, she jumped into action and helped mobilize a massive donation drive. Since August, she has volunteered dozens of hours to ensure that the refugees have the necessities they need to start over in their new homes.
Center for STEM Education
U.S. News & World Report Distinguishes Mercy College in Three Categories in 2022 Best College Rankings
Mercy has been recognized in three categories on the U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best College Rankings. The College is included in the rankings for Social Mobility, Best Regional University and Best Undergraduate Nursing Program.
Mercy College Proudly Celebrated Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week
As the largest private federally designated Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) in New York State Mercy celebrated National Hispanic-Serving Institutions Week – a week that has been officially recognized by the White House in acknowledgement of the key role HSIs play in preparing Hispanic American scholars and the educators who make an impact in our communities.
Mercy College Held “A Day of Remembrance” in Commemoration of 9/11 20th Anniversary
On September 11, 2021 Mercy College held “A Day of Remembrance” in commemoration of the 20th anniversary of 9/11 to remember those who were killed and honor those who sacrificed their lives to save others on the tragic day 20 years ago.
MedPage Today Publishes Editorial by Mercy Professor Rossi Hassad on Evaluating Vaccine Effectiveness
An editorial by Mercy Professor Rossi Hassad, Ph.D., MPH, published last week in MedPage Today, expressed the epidemiologist’s concern that a key statistical measure evaluating the efficacy and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines has been largely overlooked.
Center for STEM Education
Former Mercy College Dean Publishes Book About Mother’s Escape from the Holocaust
Dr. Andrew Peiser, former Mercy College dean and current adjunct professor of secondary education, has published a book about his mother’s escape from Nazi Germany during the Holocaust and her life as a refugee in India before immigrating to New York.
Mav Market Annual Report Cover 2021

When the COVID-19 pandemic started the Mercy community came together to establish Mercy’s Student Emergency Fund and ensure the Mav Friendly Market was equipped to fight student hunger. These resources are critical to student success and we are pleased to share the 2020-2021 Mav Market Annual Report which further details how our generous community has made a difference for students.

If you are interested in learning more about the Student Emergency Fund or the Mav Friendly Market or making a contribution contact: Heather Apollonio, Associate Director of Annual Giving at or (914) 674-7394. You may also make your gift online by clicking here

2021 Golf Classic
8:30 a.m. Registration & Brunch
10 a.m. Shotgun start
3 p.m. Cocktail Reception & Awards

Ardsley Country Club

What did you think of today’s newsletter?
Print Friendly, PDF & Email