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Mercy College News and Information
January 2022
Mercy College Names MercyManhattan Library in Honor of Long-serving Librarian Michele S. Lee
On December 1, 2021 Mercy hosted a dedication ceremony in memory of late librarian Michele S. Lee, M.S. ’06, to name the MercyManhattan Campus library, now the “Michele S. Lee Library for Lifelong Learning,” in her honor.
President Hall Presented with Transformation in Education Award from Don Bosco Community Center
Mercy College President Tim Hall was recognized by the Don Bosco Community Center with the Transformation in Education Award, which is given to community leaders who drive innovative solutions to address the challenges facing schools and promote equitable access to education.
Center for STEM Education
Mercy College School of Health and Natural Science Faculty Published in Leading Academic Journals
Mercy College congratulates Astrid Mel, Ph.D., program director and assistant professor of exercise science, and Patricio Mujica-Urzúa, Ph.D., assistant professor of biology, for their recent publications in leading academic journals.
Adjunct Instructor Jacqueline N. Parke ’13 Podcasting Book Set for Publication
Mercy alumna Jacqueline N. Parke ’13, adjunct instructor of communication studies, has channeled her wisdom, expertise and lessons learned into a book on podcasting set for publication this spring.
Mercy College Nursing Students Donate Time to Ensure PPE is Available to Health Systems Around the World
Mercy College nursing students teamed up with a group of retired nurses from Mercy College to sort and pack personal protective equipment and medical supplies at the AFYA Foundation distribution warehouse in Yonkers, New York. The student nurses have been making weekly trips to Yonkers to complete their community health rotation while helping the AFYA Foundation accomplish its humanitarian mission.
Center for STEM Education
21 Highlights of 2021 from Mercy College
Mercy College is proud to share a “21 Highlights of 2021” recap showcasing stories from the year. featuring our students, faculty, staff, Mercy and CNR alumni and friends who helped make 2021 a successful year.

Maverick Magazine Fall 2021 Issue Published
The Mercy College Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to share the fall 2021 issue of Maverick Magazine which explores What it Means to be a First-Generation Student. Highlights from this issue include stories from our students, faculty, staff and alumni, many of whom identify as first-generation college students, and how they overcame obstacles to achieve their dreams. The magazine also includes stories on the successful return to campus amid the COVID-19 pandemic, alumni who were drawn back to Mercy to teach, and inspirational stories from alumnae Meisha Porter, M.S. ’03, H.D. ’20, former NYC Schools Chancellor, and Eileen Niedzwiecki CNR SAS ’72. To read the latest issue click here.

2022 Alumni of Distinction Awards

Virtual Event 6 – 7 p.m.


2022 41st Annual Trustees’ Scholarship Gala 
6 p.m.
Glen Island Harbor Club, New Rochelle
More event information coming soon

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