Carpe Diem.

Grounded in the ideals of service, hospitality and entrepreneurship that inspired our founders, a Mercyhurst education encourages the development of lifelong passions and engagement with the larger world. Inspired by our motto, "Carpe Diem," our faculty and students embrace innovation and leadership in service, as they make a difference within our gates and around the world.

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With more than 100 academic disciplines, Mercyhurst affords you the opportunity for passionate study in virtually any field.


Faculty Recital Series: Kellan Degnan, cello

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | 8:00 pm
Walker Recital Hall

The Heart’s Bright and Dark Light

Thursday, January 23, 2020 | 5:00 pm
Cummings Gallery

D’Angelo Flute Day

Saturday, January 25, 2020 | 8:30 pm
D'Angelo Building

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