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First Generation Student Advice

First Generation Student Advice

Nate Singleton, Impact Staff December 7, 2023

“There are no conversations at home about college growing up. We don’t know who or what to ask about things we must look out for and what we might encounter going to college as a first-generation student,”...

Separate Check Please Is a Waiters Nightmare Usually

“Separate Check Please” Is a Waiter’s Nightmare Usually

Nate Singleton, Impact Staff December 7, 2023

A couple of days ago, during one of my shifts, I was asked if I could separate the checks for one of my tables. The only blonde-haired adult, a woman, wanted to pay for herself and two of the children. Usually,...

Mercy Records the Largest Freshmen Class In Past Decade

Mercy Records the Largest Freshmen Class In Past Decade

Nate Singleton, Impact Staff October 11, 2023

Several colleges and universities have shut down post-pandemic for various reasons, including lack of enrollment. However, Mercy University has experienced the opposite. The incoming class for 2023-2024...

Students Get to Ask a Psychologist

Students Get to ‘Ask a Psychologist’

Nate Singleton, Impact Staff October 2, 2023

"Do everything. You can't get picky on where you go and what you do. Go to different clinics, volunteer in different places, and try psychiatric hospitals and regular hospitals," was some advice shared...

A Mixture of Fiction and Self Improvement

A Mixture of Fiction and Self Improvement

Nate Singleton, Staff Writer September 18, 2023

I love reading, an underrated hobby, but fiction wasn't a genre that piqued my interest. I enjoy picking out books in the 'Live With A Purpose' section in Barnes & Noble. So, when I picked up The Alchemist...

Associate Professor Awarded For Presenting Failure to Fail

Associate Professor Awarded For Presenting ‘Failure to Fail’

Nate Singleton, Impact Staff May 2, 2023

Mercy’s Associate Prof. Ruth Lyons Hansen, P.T., D.P.T., Ph.D., was awarded the Physical Therapy Learning Institute’s Educational Influencer Award for her presentation, “Failure to Fail: Physical...

Mercy College Hosts Workshop That Aims To Create Accountability

Mercy College Hosts Workshop That Aims To Create Accountability

Nate Singleton, Impact Staff May 1, 2023

Mercy’s Office of Community Standards and Student Conduct held a workshop for restorative justice, seeking new ways to improve communication and build a positive community. Leading the training was...

The Right Hand Man is The Man

The Right Hand Man is The Man

Nate Singleton, Impact Staff March 31, 2023

From glorified tag team wrestler, Jey Uso has put himself in the discussion as a top singles star being the right-hand man to the world champion Roman Reigns. He has arguably been the highlight of the...

Witnessing Love Being Celebrated

Witnessing Love Being Celebrated

Nate Singleton, Impact Staff March 9, 2023

“You no longer are two. You now become one.” 22 years of life, and I was deprived of seeing love being celebrated. The only times I would witness this act was through a screen. When it came to me...

Mercy Names Hall’s Successor; New President To Begin in July

Mercy Names Hall’s Successor; New President To Begin in July

Nate Singleton, Staff Writer February 1, 2023

The Mercy College Board of Trustees has elected Susan L. Parish, Ph.D., M.S.W. the 13th president of Mercy College. Currently Dean of the College of Health Professions and Sentara Professor of Health...

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