Mercy Maverick All the Way, Amber Deegan '13, M.S. '16

Born and bred in Mahopac, New York, Amber Deegan '13, M.S. '16 knew from day one that Mercy College was home. She began her education at Mercy College's Yorktown Heights Campus in 2009 at 17 years old. She was in the first cohort of PACT, a program that helps Mercy students navigate through their academic career. She started working at the Student Services Support Center in 2010 as a student worker, where she immersed herself in the Yorktown Heights experience. She was able to complete the majority of her classes for her Behavioral Science degree at the Yorktown Campus.

 

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News & Headlines

Mavericks making a difference: Diana Bruzzone-Prattella '09, DPT '13, Helps COVID-19 Patients and Others Get Back on their Feet

Diana Bruzzone-Prattella '09, DPT '13, is a doctor of physical therapy at Burke Rehabilitation Hospital in White Plains, which is part of the Montefiore Health System. She currently works in the inpatient orthopedic and amputee unit where she supports patients after orthopedic procedures such as hip replacement surgery and after amputations. In March, Burke added 53 beds in an effort to take more COVID-19 patients, and physical therapists like Bruzzone-Prattella began treating these patients as well.

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Mavericks Making a Difference: College of new rochelle alumnus distributes meals to those in need

Timothy Dennis, a 2017 College of New Rochelle (CNR) alumnus, is no stranger to disaster. As an essential worker at Whitsons Culinary Group, he coordinates the distribution of meals to those in need in New York and New Jersey.

 

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MAVERICKS MAKING A DIFFERENCE: MERCY ALUMNA LAUREN SINGELAKIS PIVOTAL IN OPERATIONS BEHIND COVID-19 TESTING AND CONTAINMENT

Lauren Singelakis, M.S. '18, is the senior administrative director of system-wide laboratory operations at Mount Sinai Health System-- a network that includes eight hospitals and employs over 42,000 people. She manages operations across all clinical lab locations, which conduct coronavirus (COVID-19) patient testing for the entire Mount Sinai network. These test results, in turn, provide data to physicians so they can diagnose patients and make decisions about treatment.

 

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Upcoming Events

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Virtual Trustees' Scholarship Event

Join us as we make Mercy College history! We are hosting the Virtual Trustees' Scholarship Event on June 2nd, at 5 p.m. We are honoring Irene Buckley with the Lifetime Achievement Award, Marlene Melone Tutera, SAS '71 with the Inaugural CNR Legacy Award, Samuel Acheampong '20 with the Student Achievement Award, Lessing's Food Service Management with the Award for Community Partnership and SL Green Realty Corp. with the Award for Community Partnership. 

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