ERIE, Pa., - Six area students were part of a group of 947 who graduated from Mercyhurst University this month.
Ceremonies took place over two weekends, May 10 and May 17-18. Commencement is marked by three separate ceremonies - one for traditional-age undergraduates and adult undergraduate students, another for graduate students, and the third for students of the McAuley College of Associate Degree Studies for students of Mercyhurst North East, West and Booker T. Washington campuses.
Among the graduates were: Gregg Alan Robbins-Welty, of Mayville; Paige Gelsimino of Westfield; Misty Jones of Ripley; Garrett Rammelt of Westfield; Aimee Rowe of Ripley; Carly Yokom of Ripley.
Mercyhurst University, founded in 1926 by the Sisters of Mercy, is a fully accredited, four-year, Catholic comprehensive institution in Erie. The university offers more than 100 majors, minors and concentrations as well as unique post-baccalaureate, advanced certificate and eight master's degree programs. In 2013, the university introduced its first doctoral program in archaeology. In addition, Mercyhurst provides certificate and associate degree offerings at branch campuses in North East, Corry and the Booker T. Washington Center. Learn more at www.mercyhurst.edu.