John carroll, M.S. '18, Former broadway dancer, performs second act as therapist focused on lgbtq+ issues 

For parents uncertain of how to speak with their children about LGBTQ+ topics and issues, Mercy College alumnus John Carroll, M.S. '18 offers a myriad of helpful tools and guidance shaped from his experience as a licensed marriage and family therapist in New York City. Recently quoted in a Redbook magazine article on how to teach children to love and accept others, Carroll emphasizes the importance of starting these conversations early in a child's development process. 

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News & Headlines

Mercy college alumna to begin peace corps service in thailand 

Mercy College alumna Lisa Elam '17 of Peekskill, New York, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Thailand this week to begin training as a Youth in Development Volunteer. The achievement was announced by the Peace Corps in December

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Mercy college receives new york state approval to expand nursing program online and at the dobbs ferry, manhattan and bronx campuses

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New Programs Include Master's Degree in Family Nurse Practitioner and Bachelor's Degree in Accelerated Second Degree Nursing


Mercy College is pleased to announce the official approval of the New York State Education Department to expand the College's nursing programs to provide increased degree offerings online and at the Dobbs Ferry, MercyManhattan, and Bronx Campuses. The new degree programs, part of the College's School of Health and Natural Sciences, were added to help alleviate the nursing shortage in the Tri-State area across the nation. The expanded programs also provided a seamless pathway for students to continue their education after the former College of New Rochelle (CNR) ceased academic operations in August 2019.


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higher education opportunity program celebrates 50th anniversary; mercy college program director barbara jones presented award at anniversary conference


The Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), a partnership between the State of New York and its independent colleges that provides economically and educationally disadvantaged residents the possibility of a college education, is celebrating a milestone semicentennial.  


At its inception in 1969, the program provided grants to approximately 25 institutions of higher learning to fully support students who would otherwise be unable to attend a postsecondary education. Fifty years later, the program has expanded to fund the support programs of over 50 independent colleges and universities throughout New York, including Mercy College. 

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Upcoming Events


alumni achievement award reception

You're invited to the annual Alumni Achievement Award Reception at Marina Del Ray in the Bronx, NY. Proceeds will be going to the Mercy College Alumni Legacy Scholarship Fund. Register 


school of education lecture with Fabrice jaumont and Alumni Reception

All Alums who graduated in the School of Education should join us at MercyManhattan for a lecture with Fabrice Jaumont, a world renowned French educator, researcher, and author. The lecture will take place in the Bove Media Center (MT333) with a reception to follow. Register


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.