All Mercy College campuses will close at 2 p.m. today, Wednesday, February 20, 2019 due to inclement weather. All classes, events and activities that are scheduled to start at 1:50 p.m. or later are cancelled. Administrative offices will also close at 2 p.m.

The Shuttle Service will operate as follows:
The last Mav Express Shuttle will depart Dobbs Ferry at 2:30 p.m. and the last shuttle will depart the Bronx Campus at 1:45 p.m. The Hotel shuttle will remain in service as long as practicable based on weather conditions. The last shuttle from the Dobbs Ferry Campus to the Ardsley train station, Palisades parking lot will depart at 2:30 p.m. The last shuttle from the Bronx Campus to Westchester Square will depart at 2:30 p.m.

Food services for residential students will be coordinated with meals being delivered to the hotel this evening.

Please continue to check your email, Mercy’s website and the Mercy College Weather Hotline (914) 674-7777 for further updates.

Updated at 12:53 p.m. on February 20, 2019.

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 10:45am
Dobbs Ferry Campus

This fall, Mercy hosted three "Lunch with the Provost" events on the Dobbs Ferry, Manhattan and Bronx Campuses. Designed to invite student feedback through candid conversations with Dr. Herrera and other members of the administration, the lunches prompted an impressive student turnout. All told, more than 150 students offered their views on various topics.

While I pride myself in understanding the students, I don't know all of the challenges they face in their education and their career," said Dr. Herrera. "Our aim was to begin developing a more personal connection with students in which they feel comfortable sharing those challengeswhat they feel needs correcting, as well as what we're doing right."

Jannatul Yesmin, a business administration/marketing major in the class of 2021, attended the Manhattan campus event. "I spoke to Dr. Herrera and thanked him for doing a great job," she said. "I hear from a lot of people who feel Mercy is such a great place with wonderful professors. I wanted him to know how much that's appreciated."

Nzingha Primus, a media studies/film major from the Class of 2020, stopped by to grab lunch and offer her thoughts. "As a student, it's really important to be given the chance to speak my mind about Mercy," she said. "Feedback is a great way to maintain whatever is working and to improve what needs more work."

While some students stopped by only to leave a few brief comments, others took the time to convey what they saw as the shortcomings of a particular campus or program. The result was a spotlight on certain issues that might not otherwise have come to light.

"For example, we discovered that the 7:30 a.m. van that shuttles students to the main campus is so popular it's always overcrowded," said Dr. Herrera. "Thanks to student feedback, we've already added a second van to ease the overcrowding. Sometimes knowing exactly what the problem is makes it easy to solve."