Posts tagged Mercyhurst University

Mercy Center honors Women making History in Erie

   April 2, 2014 6:59 am    0

“Someone to inspire.” That was the moving message last night as the Mercy Center honored a Dynamic Dozen women for community service at the Mary D’Angelo Performing Arts Center. In one hour, an audience of 400 met 12 women who lift up other women … and inspire. The photo at left is taken from Paul Lorei’s…


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Mercy Center announces Dynamic Dozen — women who make a difference

   December 3, 2013 10:24 am    0

The Mercy Center for Women announced its Dynamic Dozen — regional women selected for commitment to women’s issues, personal growth and development. Honors take place in during Women’s History Month in March 2014. Linda Stevenson of Athena PowerLink shared an e-mail that congratulated the women. The Dynamic Dozen are: Alice Edwards, Mercyhurst University associate professor of…


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Women ‘Share your light,’ and do it now

   October 16, 2013 7:33 am    0

Some were young. Some not so young. Some retired. Some were still in school. But the 200 women at the Erie Ambassador on Tuesday had one thing in common: They were on a mission to support one another in business and in life. Erie area women were honored and empowered — I’ll get to the honors,…


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Volleyball spikes success in Erie

   August 21, 2013 7:19 am    0

Encouraging your kids to play sports is near and dear to my heart. Our kids played everything. Right now, volleyball role models are everywhere in our region — at the high school and collegiate levels. For girls, Gannon, Mercyhurst and Edinboro are among the top five of the PSAC West preseason women’s volleyball poll. The…


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Coming up — Take your kids to work day

   April 15, 2013 6:32 am    0

Thursday, April 25 marks the annual Take Our Daughters and Sons To Work Day. In 1993, Gloria Steinem and the Ms. Foundation for Women started the idea as Take Our Daughters to Work Day. It included boys in 2003, according to Wikipedia.  I included boys long before that. I never felt it was fair that I…


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Take your kid to work day April 26

   April 19, 2012 7:34 am    0

If you can take your kids to work, do it on April 26. What started as Take Our Daughters To Work in 1993, an idea from Gloria Steinem and the Ms. Foundation for Women, became genderless in 2003 to include boys, according to Wikipedia. The Ms. Foundation said the program was designed to specifically address girls’ self-esteem issues. The best thing…


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