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Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 5:30pm

Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. – October 14, 2014- Mercy College has joined the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC). The College is now a member of the ECAC and the East Coast Conference (ECC). By being a member of both conferences, Mercy College has opened the door to additional awards and recognition.

Athletic Director Matt Kilcullen Jr. said: “We are extremely excited to be joining the ECAC. It is an organization that provides tremendous growth and recognition to its member institutions, administrators, coaches and most importantly, our student athletes.”

Chief Student Affairs Officer Dr. William E. Martinov Jr. said:  “As our mission at Mercy is truly student-centered, the ECAC allows us to continue to support and promote our students’ successes.”

The ECAC has 303 members which are comprised of athletic institutions from Division’s I, II and III. The conference includes 15 men and 17 women sports.

Mercy College is only the third member from the East Coast Conference to join the ECAC, along with LIU-Post and the University of Bridgeport.

About Mercy College
Founded in 1950, Mercy College is a private, not-for-profit higher education institution that offers more than 90 undergraduate and graduate degree and certificate programs within five prestigious schools: Business, Education, Health and Natural Sciences, Liberal Arts and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Mercy College offers an engaging and personalized learning experience that includes the College’s revolutionary Personalized Achievement Contract (PACT) program. The Mercy College PACT is the first program of its kind and now serves as a nationally recognized model for mentoring. 877-MERCY-GO.