Five Questions with Benjamin Suro '04

Benjamin Suro ’04 is the principal of Dwight Morrow High School in the Englewood Public School District in Englewood, New Jersey. In the two years he has held this position, he has worked diligently to serve his school’s 1,200 students who hail from both urban and suburban settings. Like many school administrators, he has seen staff and students in his district face the challenges of the pandemic head on and learn to adapt to the ever-changing education landscape. Throughout it all, he lives by the following tenant: to be a true leader, do not just seek answers, but look for inspiration.


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News & Headlines


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Mercy college and essen heaLTh care form partnership

Essen Health Care and Mercy College today announced the Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Jumpstart Program to provide a pathway for students and employees to becoming Primary Care Providers. The FNP Jumpstart Program is a collaborative agreement where Essen Health Care will recommend qualified employees, including International Medical Graduates, to enroll in Mercy College's Family Nurse Practitioner Master of Science Program.


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Mercy College's dr. william latimer to host new tv show on bronxnet

Dr. William Latimer, Vice President of Mercy College's Bronx Campus, will host a new weekly show, "Public Health America," on local television network BronxNet in which he will interview national health experts. The show aims to promote health and social justice.


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Mercy College hosted secretary of education miguel cardona and new york congressman jamaal bowman, m.s. '06, h.d. '21 for roundtable on education

On Monday, June 14, U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona and New York Congressman Jamaal Bowman visited the Mercy College, Bronx Campus to hold a roundtable discussion with students and teachers about improving the teacher pipeline, especially for students of color. The event was moderated by Dr. William Latimer, Vice President of the Bronx Campus of Mercy College. The participants discussed the American Families Plan and how the proposed initiatives could support students, teachers and parents. Also in attendance were Meisha Porter, M.S. '03, H.D.'20, Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, and Dr. Betty A. Rosa, Commissioner of Education and President of the University of the State of New York.


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Upcoming Events


Yankee game

Mercy College alumni, family and friends can purchase tickets for our Mercy Yankees outing on Friday, September 17 as the Yankees take on the Cleveland Indians. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m. Tickets range from $22-$69.50 a person and include a ticket to the game and a donation to the Student Emergency Fund. If you have any questions, please email or call the office at (914)674-7759.



founders' day festival 

Mercy students, alumni, family and friends are invited to join this fun day to kick-off the start of the semester! Held on the Dobbs Ferry Campus from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. attendees can enjoy a variety of games, activities, raffles, food, music and more! We will be following the safety measures put in place by Mercy College and following all NY State regulations.



Mercy College 2021 Golf Classic

Join us "fore" a good cause! Mercy College continues its mission of providing motivated students the opportunity to transform their lives through higher education. All proceeds from the event will support student scholarships. Enjoy contests, awards, food and drink and a fun day of golf at Ardsley Country Club on Tuesday, October 6, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.