Maverick Magazine Fall 2021: The Future of Business - Mercy Business Students Compete for Coveted Entrepreneurship Award

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T he world of work is changing, and Mercy College is on the leading edge. For one, there is increasing demand from employers for entrepreneurial graduates, and Mercy is becoming more of an entrepreneurial school, according to Scorpio Rogers, interim vice president, MercyManhattan and former assistant dean, School of Business.

“We’ve all heard of the old paradigm where people go to college to get a good job,” Rogers said. “There’s a newer paradigm now, which is that people go to college to create their own jobs. Here at Mercy, we’re helping students develop an entrepreneurial mindset and understand that they can take control of their own destiny and create their own jobs — not just for themselves but for other people too."

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