Built from mercy, curtis archer '79 builds new york

The greenery surrounding Mercy College's Dobbs Ferry Campus located in Westchester, New York conjures a clear memory for alumnus Curtis Archer '79. Accustomed to riding the subway to Stuyvesant High School for Math and Science in New York City alongside the densest crowd in America, Archer experienced what he described as "culture shock" when first seeing Westchester County and the Dobbs Ferry Campus on the Hudson. Growing up in a tenement apartment in the Bronx, Archer's cityscape upbringing contrasted the verdant train ride views from his local stop to the Ardsley-on-Hudson Metro North station.

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Mercy college's alumni achievement awards reception to honor five exemplary alumni 

Tomorrow, Thursday, February 6, 2020, Mercy College will be hosting its Alumni Achievement Awards Reception at Marina Del Rey in the Bronx, New York. Mercy looks forward to hosting over 100 guests at the reception in celebration of their alumni's staunch accomplishments and to raise support for the newly established Alumni Legacy Scholarship Fund. During the event several accomplished Mercy alumni will be honored for their numerous contributions to the community and their dedication to strengthening Mercy's programs. The evening will begin with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m., followed by the awards presentation at 7:30 p.m.

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Mercy college step dance team to compete in performance championship at lincoln center's alice tully hall

The Mercy College step team, Divas Have Mercy, will perform and compete against other collegiate step teams in the first-ever National Collegiate Performing Arts (NCPA) Step Dance Championships. The competition will take place on Saturday, February 8 at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York City. 


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mayor of yonkers honors mercy's groove phi groove chapter for community performances


On December 10, 2019 the Mayor of Yonkers, Mike Spano, gave Mercy's Groove Phi Groove chapter a proclamation in recognition of their community service at the YWCA of Yonkers on November 23. Mercy's Big Apple City Chapter of Groove Phi Groove performed at both the YWCA's Fraternity/Sorority Forum and Step Showcase-- which aimed to expose middle and high school students to the idea that there is a brotherhood and sisterhood in higher education-- and Feast of Giving, a community dinner. The proclamation was first awarded in a private ceremony in Mercy President Tim Hall's office and then publicly awarded later that same day at half-time during the Mercy women's basketball game.

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Upcoming Events


meaningful connections student & alumni dinner

Join students from ALAS (Association fo Latin American Students), BSU (Black Student Union), CSA (Caribbean Student Association), GLOW UP (Gay, Lesbian, or Whatever you Prefer) for Dinner, networking and discussions focusing on community and unity at Mercy College's Dobbs Ferry Campus in the Rotunda.



Cocktails and conversations with president hall

Come join President Hall at the Pelham Split Rock Clubhouse in the Bronx for the first Cocktails and Conversations of 2020! Appetizers and drinks will be served! You can also make it a Monday Fun-Day! Mercy Alum Special: $18 for 9 holes of Golf. Please RSVP if you'd like to Golf to Alumni@mercy.edu.



Defensive Driving Workshop

Liberty Mutual will host a Defensive Driving course for Mercy College alumni, family and friends on Saturday, March 21, 2020. The class will take place on the Bronx Campus in room BX1370. Plan to arrive at 8:30 a.m. with the course starting promptly at 9:00 a.m. Registration is $35 per person and includes course materials and $10 donation to the Mercy College Annual Fund. Benefits include 10% savings on car insurance and points reduction on your driver's license.