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The Mercy College Newsroom, created and maintained by the Office of Public Relations, disseminates much of the College's news and provides assistance to the media and anyone interested in learning more about Mercy College-related activities and achievements. Several news releases and photos are posted each week, keeping the Mercy community and the community at large up to date on the latest happenings at each of our five campuses. Links to these can be found on this page, as can links to the news archive, Annual Report, and other pages of interest. For more information, please contact the Office of Public Relations.

IN THE NEWS...

 Bronx Partnership Aims to Build Parent-Engagement Skills
9.18.13 | Education Week

 Mercy College to train minority math, bio teachers with $1.4M grant
8.31.13| The Journal News

 Mercy College School of Education Professor Awarded a Fulbright Scholarship
8.29.13 | The Digital Journal

 How to Talk to Your Child About the New Test Scores
8.25.13| The Epoch Times

Mercy partners with Putnam County leaders
8.21.13 | Westfair Online

 New Book: 'Mercy College: "Yesterday and Today, Explores College's Rich and Exciting History"
7.13.13 | Newsday

How to Make Peace With Your Sibling
7.9.13 | NextAvenue.org

Mercy College Appoints Hastings' Joan Toglia Dean
7.9.13 | Rivertowns Daily Voice

Mercy professor co-writes math text
7.2.13 | The Jounal News

Mercy College's interim president promises teamwork, innovation on YouTube
7.1.13 | The Journal News

Mercy College program teaches disaster preparedness
6.27.13 | The Journal News

STEM camp on WABC 7
6.26.13 | WABC

Opinion: Education continues even during summer vacation
6.20.13 | NorthJersey.com

Former pros enter LI schools sports world
6.16.13 | Newsday

Iraq’s Green Zone Gets Greener With Biogas and Other Clean Energy Solutions
5.24.13| NationalGeographic.com (Blog)

Bus Driver Serves as Inspiration
5.23.13 | The Journal News

Happy Day for Mercy Graduates in Dobbs Ferry
5.23.13 | The Journal News

Mercy College Graduation Ceremony (Photo Gallery)
5.23.13 | Newsday

Mercy College Graduation 2013 (Photo Gallery)
5.23.13 | The Journal News

He’s a Freed Thinker, Too
5.23.2013 | New York Post

Mercy College Graduation 2013 / Gina Walpole
5.22.2013 | News 12 Westchester

Former Bus Driver to Graduate Second in her Class at Mercy College
5.22.2013 | The Journal News

Mercy College Students Barbeque with Gas From Biodigester
5.18.2013 | News 12 Westchester

Finding an Undergraduate School of Business that Works for You
5.15.2013 | College Xpress

Dobbs Ferry College Student to be Honored at "In The Company of Women" Luncheon
5.10.2013  | Rivertowns Patch

Business Education that Sells:  Experiential Learning Defined
May 2013 | University Business

Too Many Moms: Helping Your Children Spread the Love on the Second Sunday in May
5.2.2013 | Orlando Sentinel

Mercy College Student Introduces Obama; Highlights Career Initiatives For Veterans
5.2.2013 | The Journal News

Mercy College Student Introduces Obama at White House
4.30.13 | News 12 Westchester

Tuition Freeze at Mercy College
4.26.2013 | Anton Weekly

Telling a Secret Is Only Half the Story
4.22.2013 | Huffington Post

Letter to the Editor:  Thanks to Mercy College for Health & Wellness Expo
4.19.2013 | Rivertowns Enterprise

Letter to the Editor: Thanks to Mercy College for Hosting Destination Imagination
4.19.2013 | Rivertowns Enterprise

Q&A with Dean Weis
4.14.2013 | Journal News

Students Bring Business Brains to a Musician's Startup
4.9.2013 | Westchester County Business Journal

Mercy College Keeps Tuition at Zero Increase for 2013-2014
4.5.2013 | Rivertowns Daily Voice

Students Bring ‘Business Brains’ to a Musician’s Startup
4.4.2013 | Westchester County Business Journal

Mercy College Hosts Film Festival
4.2.2013 | Journal News

Students Celebrate OT Month
April 2013 | Advance for Occupational Therapy

Students Launch Studio7Music
3.28.2013 | Journal News

Fast Track to Business:  Learn and Start to Earn in Less Time than Ever
3.22.2013 | Anton Weekly

Honors Programs Growing
3.22.2013 | Anton Weekly

Mercy College Business Students Work with IBM Mentors
3.22.2013 | Rivertowns Daily Voice

Mercy College Business Students Unveil Music Venture
3.17.2013 | Journal News

Mercy Students Launch Startup to Empower Disabled Musicians
3.14.2013 | Rivertowns Daily Voice

Mercy Student Athletes Honored
3.1.2013 | Anton Weekly

Math Teachers Need Flexibility to Motivate Students
March/April 2013 | Education Update

Women Shaping History
March/April 2013 | Education Update

Troupe Plans summer Sessions at Mercy
2.15.2013 | The Rivertowns Enterprise

Foreclosing Access to More Useful Courses
2.8.2013 | Bergen Record

Helping Poor Children and their Parents
2.1.2013 | New York Times

Glen Head Student Finds Success in New Program at Mercy College
1.25.2013 | Anton Weekly

Op-Ed: Teachers Need Freedom to Use Multiple Approaches
1.12.2013 | Journal News

VIDEO: Mercy College's Innovative Bronx Parent Center
12.30.2012 | ABC-TV Channel 7 New York "Tiempo"

Posamentier:  Math eachers need flexibility to motivate students
12.26.2012 | Newsday

6 Ways to Help Your Child Understand the Newtown School Shooting
12.14.2012 | The Good Men Project

Mercy College Transforms the Business School Experience
11.30.2012 | Anton Weekly

Lessons of Love, Friendship and Responsibility
November/December 2012 | National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America Journal

'Free Play' is a Vital Component of Early Learning
11.9.2012 | Journal News

Expanding Student and Teacher Growth: Global Education Can Have a Profound
Impact on Students and Teachers Alike

Fall 2012 | Education Executive

Learning Abilities
October 2012 | Today in O.T.

Sunday Dialogue: Transforming Our Schools
10.13.12 | New York Times

Mercy College Parent Center
10.7.2012 | New York Post

Mercy College: One to Watch
9.23.12 | Journal News

S&P Gives Mercy College 'A' Rating
9.6.12 | Westchester County Business Journal

How Parents Can Further their Children's Success in Mathematics
8.13.12 | HowtoLearn.com

Math Problem
8.2.12 | Black Issues in Higher Education

Setting the Course for a Leading School of Education:  Meeting the Challenge of Training Teachers
August 2012 | College Planning & Management

Local Vocals
August 2012 | Hudson Valley Magazine

A National Conversation about Math
7.30.12 | New York Times

From the Trading Room to the Classroom
7.30.2012 | Fairfield County Business Journal

New Mercy Dean is All Business
7.2.12 | Westchester County Business Journal

College Grads get Costs Lesson
6.23.12 | Journal News

The Critical Role of Parents in Education
6.21.12 | Pasack Valley Community Life

Academic Leaders Share STEM Education Ideas
6.14.12 | Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Catholic Publishing Executives Honored by Mercy College
6.1.12 | Catholic New York
 
Aspirational Luxury Buyer All but Gone, Claims Industry Expert
5.24.12 | Luxury Daily
 
Old Croton Aqueduct Benefits from Volunteer Cleanup Efforts
5.18.12 | Rivertowns Enterprise
 
Westchester Colleges Mean $1.2B to Westchester Economy
5.14.12 | Westchester County Business Journal
 
Tommy Torres Making Run for 34th District Council Seat
5.13.12 | New York Daily News
 
For Fun and Profit
5.9.12 | New York Post
 
Schumer: 16 Upstate Colleges Set to Receive over $6.7M from Department of Education
5.9.12 | The Evening Times
 
Engage Parents in Kids' Education
5.7.12 | Journal News
 
Westchester Adds 14 Colleges to One-Stop Resource for Businesses Considering Location or Growing in County
5.3.12 | Journal News
 
Academic and Business Communities Join Forces to Revitalize Westchester's Economy through the Blueprint Initiative
5.3.12 | Westchester.org 
 
The Closer
4.27.12 | New York Daily News
 
Diaz's Achievement Pact
4.16.12 | Bronx Times
 
Westchester-Putnam education outlook
4.15.12 | Journal News
 
Let the Faculty Teach
4.10.12 | New York Times
 
Mercy College to help Bronx High Schoolers Earn Associate's Degrees
4.6.12 | DNAinfo.com
 
Practitioners in the News
2.20.12 |  O.T. Practice
 
2.10.12 | Westchester Rising & (8) other Rising Media Group publications
  
Mercy College Professor Presents at Israeli Conference
2.8.12 | Advance for Occupational Therapy Practitioners
 
PACT Mentoring Program Drives Recruitment and Retention 
2.8.12 | University Business
 
January 2012 | College Planning & Management 
 
1.13.12 | Journal News
 
Freshman Meriem Sbaiti works towards medical career at Mercy College
12.14.11 | New York Daily News
 
11.14.11 | Today in P.T.
 
11.11.11 | Westchester County Business Journal
 
11.11.11 | Westchester County Business Journal
 
 
Mercy President Looks to Grow School, Prepare Students for New Reality
10.18.11 | White Plains Examiner/The Examiner News

Mercy College PACT Mentors

9.19.11 | HispanicOutlook.com

At Age 84, Selling Her Paintings for the First Time
8.13.11 | TarrytownPatch.com

Website Dubs Mercy a 'College of Distinction'
7.26.11 | RivertownsPatch.com

Avoiding Paralysis by Overanalysis with Lacrosse coach Steve Manitta
7.17.2011 | Sports Psychology Podcast

Peekskill grad student wins scholarship
7.12.2011 | PeekskillPatch.com

Lowey Announces Reduced Interest Rates for College Students
7.07.2011 | RivertownsPatch.com

Mercy College alum Sam Riti & 'Color It Proud' Honor Many
7.01.2011 | Yonkers Rising

College Board of Trustees Chairman Brown Honored with the Foreign Policy Association's Corporate Social Responsibility Award
6.22.2011 | PR Newswire

Mercy College Earns Prestigious Designation
6.17.2011 | Westchester.com

Danny Spadaro wins 1st runner-up prize in unsigned artist competition 
6.03.2011 | Recorder Community Papers

War vets face tough job market
6.03.2011 | West Fair

Mercy Softball Player Named NCAA Woman of the Year
6.01.2011 | The Daily Dobbs Ferry

The GI Bill -- A Game-Changer
June 2011 | Leatherneck Magazine

John W. Roland, Jr. sworn in as Mt. Vernon's new Police Chief
5.24.2011 | The Inquirer

Teacher of the Year: Donna Cooke '99
5.24.2011 | Yonkers Public Schools

Will Seniority Ever End in NY Public Schools? 
5.23.2011 | RivertownsPatch.com

Mercy College 2011 Commencement Video 
5.19.2011 | RivertownsPatch.com

Mercy College 2011 Commencement
5.18.2011 | The Journal News

Mercy College honors Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.
5.18.2011 | The Bronx Free Press

Advancing Student Success by Attending to the Whole Student at Mercy College
May 2011 | AAC&U News

College lacrosee insider: Mercy could make case
4.26.2011 | Newsday.com

New International Relations and Diplomacy Program at Mercy
4.25.2011 | Westchester.com

Mercy College announces New Communication Studies Program
4.25.2011 | Westchester.com

Greenwich Business Club to help veterans find work
4.18.2011 | Greenwich-Post.com 

Our Wunderkinds
4.14.2011 | Westchester Magazine

Q&A with Mary Lozina: As seen in The Journal News Education Outlook 
4.10.2011 | The Journal News

In Second Year of Play, Mercy Already Turning Heads in Division II
4.07.2011 | Inside Lacrosse

The Gift
3.31.2011 | Military Advanced Education

Madam Presidents
3.22.2011 | Westchester Magazine

Excellence in Athletics
3.04.2011 | WhitePlainsTimes.com

Mercy Men's Lacrosse Stuns #7 NYIT, 16-11
3.02.2011 | SportsPageMagazine.com

Despite their Profound Skills, Veterans Struggle in the Job Market
2.23.2011 | RivertownsPatch.com

Mercy welcomes Veterans
2.23.2011 | YourNabe.com

Senator Andrea Stewart-Cousins Joins Senator Kirsten Gillibrand at Jobs For Veterans Roundtable
2.22.2011 | NYSenate.gov

Gillibrand, Other Lawmakers Talk Jobs for Vets in Westchester
2.22.2011 | Westchester News Online

What does Hosni Mubarak's refusal to quit mean in Egypt?
2.10.2011 | AMNY.com

Bronx Chamber President To Receive Doctorate From Mercy College
 
2.7.2011 | YourNabe.com

At American U. in Cairo, Students and Officials Discuss Exit Strategies
2.01.2011 | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Will Kids' Brains Freeze From So Many Snow Days?
1.28.2011 | Bronxville-EastchesterPatch.com

Educators Applaud Obama's Push for Math, Science Teaching
1.28.2011 | Livescience.com

Mercy College Launches Unsigned Artist Competition
1.14.2011 | Westchester.com

Local Organizations Provide Winter Coats to Those in Need
1.3.2011 | Rye Patch.com

Mentors Helping Students Find Their Way at College
12.26.2010 | New City Patch.com

Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Named Time Magazine 2010 ‘Person of the Year’
12.15.2010 | The Arlington Cardinal

The Power and Beauty of Mathematics 
12.10.2010 | New York Times

Encouraging Educational Advancement Through Personalized Mentoring 
12.06.2010 | Garden City Patch
 

Job Growth and Enrollment Surge at Mercy College
11.19.2010 | Westchester.com

Mercy College's Numbers on the Rise
11.18.2010 | NCNLocal.com

 Job Growth Surge at Mercy College
11.16.2010 | Wall Street Select

Job Growth Surge at Mercy College
11.16.2010 | CBS New York

Job Growth Surge at Mercy College
11.16.2010 | UPI.com

Job Growth Surge at Mercy College
11.16.2010 | WABC-TV

Mercy College Announces New Board Member, Alex Ferrari, COO Of MTV Networks Music And Logo Group 
11.04.2010 | SFGate.com

Mercy College’s Pioneering Pact Mentorship Program Shows Gains in Student Retention Rates
11.04.2010 | ADVFN.com

Mercy College Scholar Has New Book On Beauty Of Math
11.02.2010 | Westchester.com

Founders' Day at Mercy College
11.02.2010 | LoHud.com

Mercy College marches against domestic violence
10.28.2010 | Bronx Times Reporter

Journalist Asks Mercy Faculty: "Why Care About What Happens to Other People?"
10.12.2010 | RivertownsPatch.com

Journalist Held Captive to Speak at Mercy College Tuesday, October 12
10.11.2010 | RivertownsPatch.com

Mercy College to Host Renowned Journalist Roxana Saberi Who will Speak on Her Captivity in Iran
10.05.2010 | Yonkers Tribune

Mercy College to Host Renowned Journalist Roxana Saberi Who will Speak on Her Captivity in Iran
10.02.2010 | Westchester Herald

Reporter freed from Iran to speak at Mercy
10.01.2010 | LoHud.com

Mary J. Blige, Urban League present $50,000 scholarship
09.27.2010 | AZCentral.com

Hall Holds Veterans Employment and Education Roundtable at Yorktown Campus of Mercy College
09.27.2010 | PoliticalNews.me

From Combat to the Classroom: Mercy College Named Top Military-Friendly School
9.23.2010 | RivertownsPatch.com

The Face of Facebook
09.20.2010 | The New Yorker

Mercy College Receives Renewed TRIO Funding
09.16.2010 | Westchester.com

Mercy College Named Military Friendly School for 2011
09.08.2010 | Westchester.com

Marriott to House Mercy College Students
08.26.2010 | Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow Patch.com

Solutions to Dorm Crowding
08.13.2010 | The New York Times

Mercy College Announces Dean Appointment
08.12.2010 | Westchester.com

Tarrytown Musician Readies Second Album
08.08.2010 | Hastings-DobbsFerryPatch.com

Mercy College School Of Education Names New Dean
08.05.2010 | Westchester.com

Western diet leads to bad bacteria in stomach
08.03.2010 | Top News

Facebook Ownership Under Scrutiny
07.28.2010 | Forbes.com

Letter to the Editor:“State’s Exams Became Easier to Pass, Education Officials Say”
07.27.2010 | The New York Times

When the Left Is Off:Understanding Spatial Neglect by Jon Caswell
07.23.2010 | Stroke Connection Magazine

Barbara Berger '83 Selected to CICU Alumni Hall of Fame
07.20.2010 | Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities

Mercy College Receives Funding For Scholarships
07.15.2010 | Westchester.com

Mercy College: Mentoring Programs and New Degrees Boost Enrollment
07.01.2010 | College Planning & Mangement

Harlem graduates of Cristo Rey New York High School go from hard times to college
06.11.2010 | NYDailyNews.com

CICU Announces 2010-11 Board Members and Committee Positions
06.01.2010 |  CommissiononIndependentCollegesandUniversities.com

Sesame Street Developer Gives Mercy College's 75th Commencement Address to 1300 Undergrads
05.29.2010 |YorktownPatch.com

Deirdre Whitman Q&A with Jeff Wendt: At Mercy College freshman applications have nearly tripled in three years and enrollment is up 61 percent.  Deirdre Whitman shares some of the reasons.
05.25.2010 | Today's Campus Online

Bronx Teenagers Win National Journalism Award
04.30.2010 | Bronx News Network

Mercy College alumna honored
04.20.2010 | LoHud.com

Deirdre Whitman Q&A with Jeff Wendt
04.08.2010 | Today's Campus Online

Happy on the Hudson: Quaint river town keeps drawing city folks
03.26.2010 | NY Daily News

Mercy to host international film festival
03.23.2010 | Journal News

Is Your Child's Teacher Any Good?
03.22.2010 |Westchester Magazine

Campus Architecture Database: Library Learning Commons
03.12.2010 | The Chronicle of Higher Education

Gabby Sidibe is Harlem's hot hope
03.07.2010 | New York Post

Parliamentary elections key to nation's future stability
03.07.2010 | amNewYork

Mercy College and The Big Read
02.26.2010 | Rivertowns Enterprise

Goshen man helps in Haiti
02.20.2010 | Times Herald Record

Helping Parents Help Children With Hearing Loss
01.26.2010 | University of Texas at Dallas

Haiti Should Merge With the Dominican Republic
01.25.2010 | Fox News

Executive Moves
01.17.2010 | Crain's New York Business

Battling Homelessness and Disease, While Raising 5 Children
12.22.2009 | New York Times

Mercy offers one-on-one mentoring to freshmen
12.14.2009 | ABC 7

Mercy College Receives Third Title V Grant
12.09.2009 | CBS 2

Mercy College has been awarded its third competitive Title V grant from the U.S. Department of Education
12.09.2009 | ABC 7

Mercy College Receives Third Title V Grant
12.09.2009 | CBS MoneyWatch.com

Q&A with Jeff Wendt: President Kimberly Cline, Mercy College
11.23.2009 | Today's Campus

Executive Moves
11.15.2009 | Crain's New York Business

COLLEGE PRESIDENTS’ SERIES: President Kimberly Cline, Mercy College 
10.23.2009 | Education Update

Mercy College Appoints Gary W. Brown as Chair of Board of Trustees
10.22.2009 | Reuters

New chairman at Mercy College
10.22.2009 | Journal News

Mercy College Unveils New Library Learning Commons
10.21.2009 | Westchester Herald

Hudson Festival in Dobbs Ferry
10.16.2009 | The Rivertowns Enterprise

Studies in the area of life sciences reported from Mercy College
10.12.2009 | Pharma Business Week

Studies in the area of life sciences reported from Mercy College
10.12.2009 | Drug Week

Studies in the area of life sciences reported from Mercy College
10.12.2009 | Health and Medicine Week

CarFit Event for Seniors
10.01.2009 | Car and Travel Magazine

Newsmakers: New Dean Geoffrey Mills
09.28.2009 | Westchester County Business Journal

People on the Move
09.22.2009 | ASHA Leader

Executive Moves
09.20.2009 | Crain's New York Business

Bronx Beat: Mercy College appoints on-line Dean
09.17.2009 | The Bronx Times

Mercy College Expands Breakthrough Student Engagement Program
09.10.2009 | Reuters

Mercy College receives $3.5 million grant
09.07.2009 | Westchester County Business Journal

Making a Pact
09.04.2009 | Inside Higher Ed

Mercy College named Military Friendly School
08.31.2009 | Westchester County Business Journal

Mercy College awarded $3.5 million grant
08.31.2009 | Hudson Valley Business Journal

Bronx Beat: Mercy College awarded $3.5 million
08.27.2009 | The Bronx Times

Mercy College named 'Military Friendly School' for 2010
08.24.2009 | Hudson Valley Business Journal

Mercy College Awarded Grant
08.13.2009 | The Bronx Times

Mercy College receives $3.5M grant for renovations
08.26.2009 | Journal News

Mercy College Receives $3.5 Million Grant to Support Renovation of Dobbs Ferry Campus
08.24.2009 | Westchester Herald

Mercy College named military friendly school
08.20.2009 | Journal News

DeLorenzo Named Assistant AD/SWA at Mercy College
08.18.2009 | LAX Power

Their mission is to create families
08.18.2009 | Herald Tribune

Mercy College gets $252K nursing grant
08.18.2009 | Journal News

On the Record: Mercy College awarded $250,000 grant by HRSA
08.10.2009 | Westchester County Business Journal

Mercy College Model UN
08.02.2009 | Journal News

Nursing Program Federal Grant
08.02.2009 | Journal News

Mercy College Nursing Program Receives Largest HRSA Grant In Its History
08.03.2009 | The Westchester Herald

Interview: Tony Mullen – National Teacher of the Year and Mercy College alumnus
08.02.2009 | Journal News

College President Appointed To Board Of Trustees
07.24.2009 | The Garden City News

Mercy College President named to Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities
07.17.2009 | hallmonitor.lohudblogs.com

Mercy College 2009 Commencement Snapshot
06.29.2009 | Westchester County Business Journal

At 50+, returns to school
06.19.2009 | YourNabe.com

Mercy College Faculty Member Publishes National Practice Guidelines
06.15.2009 | The Westchester Herald

Making Cairo's Garbage City Green: Recycled Garbage Equals Two Daily Hours of Free Gas for Cooking
06.12.2009 | ABC News

Peer Review Offers Opportunities to Improve Nursing Care
06.12.2009 | Nursing Zone

Student Nurses Embrace Podcasts as New Learning Tools
06.12.2009 | Nursing Zone

Consumer Reports magazine: July 2009: How to buy a hearing aid
06.11.2009 | Consumer Reports

Mercy College Commencement 2009
06.08.2009 | Hudson Valley Business Journal

Wrightslaw - Special Education Law and Advocacy Training Conference 
06.08.2009 | Audiology Online

Journal News Commencement Photo Gallery
05.28.2009 | Journal News

Wall Street exec helps Peekskill students
05.13.2009 | North County News

Julie Ann Nastasi earns national certification in low-vision occupational therapy
05.18.2009 | Hudson Valley Business Journal

Teacher of the Year Gives Credit to Mercy
05.08.2009 | The Rivertowns Enterprise