Alumni achievement award winners

On February 11, 2022, Mercy College honored five exemplary alumni for their accomplishments at the virtual 2022 Alumni of Distinction Awards. The annual event celebrates Mercy alumni for their contributions to the community and their dedication to strengthening the College’s programs. The event raised funds to support the Mercy College Alumni Legacy Scholarship Fund, established by the Mercy College Alumni Advisory Council, to support the children of Mercy College alumni. The Scholarship Fund is the only fund designed specifically to provide educational support to second-generation Mercy students.

The 2022 Alumni of Distinction Awards honorees and Class of 2022 inductees into the Mercy College Alumni Hall of Fame are:

Curtis L. Archer ’79
President, Harlem Community Development Corporation

Jacqueline Cassagnol ’09, M.S. ’10, P.M.C ’11
Founder and President, Worldwide Community First Responder

Justin Gerrish ’06
Audio Lead, Equinox Media

Melissa Meza Melkonian, M.S. ’05
Founder and Head of School, American Dream Charter School

Nneka Bell ’17, M.B.A. ’19
Small Business Owner, Celebrities Fashion Group, Inc. and Celebrities Quality Painting, Inc.

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