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‘Tis the Season for Challenging the Election

'Tis the Season for Challenging the Election
December 23, 2020

As a followup to the previous article published by the Impact, “And the Winner of the 2020 Presidential Election Is . . .” Mercy College faculty members offered insight and reflection regarding the...

First Annual Mercy College Screenwriting Competition

First Annual Mercy College Screenwriting Competition
In the spring, all students at Mercy College will be eligible to submit a script for accreditation and prizes
December 22, 2020

Any student at Mercy College ready to write a script and hit the big screen now has a platform to get their material read and judged in the spring 2021 semester. This will mark the first annual Mercy...

 Education Groups Wants Teachers to be Next in Line for the Covid-19 Vaccine

 Education Groups Wants Teachers to be Next in Line for the Covid-19 Vaccine
December 21, 2020

A group of education organizations joined together to ask the CDC for educators and staff to be prioritized in the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. In a letter, the Learning First Alliance, a coalition...

Life After F-1 Seminar for International Students

Life After F-1 Seminar for International Students
December 20, 2020

International Student Services welcomed an immigration attorney to inform international students about their options after their F-1 status expires. Michael Goldstein is a advocate in the field of international...

Tension Continues Following Ceasefire in Armenia-Azerbaijan Crisis

Tension Continues Following Ceasefire in Armenia-Azerbaijan Crisis
December 18, 2020

Since the Nov. 9 ceasefire agreement between Armenia and Azerbaijan, tensions remain high as both sides accuse each other of violating the agreement.  The conflict broke out on Sept. 27 when Azerbaijan...

Overcoming Autism: Temple Grandin Recalls Her Journey

Overcoming Autism: Temple Grandin Recalls Her Journey
December 17, 2020

Until she was in her thirties, she thought that everyone saw things the way she did, in pictures, but that was not the case. “When I was a little kid I had all the symptoms of autism, no speech until...

Small Businesses Battle Uncertain Future

Small Businesses Battle Uncertain Future
December 16, 2020

With the looming threat of expiration dates closing in, millions are going to lose their unemployment benefits right after Christmas. The clock is ticking on Congress and the administration to extend...

Student and Entrepreneur; Balancing it all

Student and Entrepreneur; Balancing it all
December 16, 2020

A young New York college student already has a job as an entrepreneur, and couldn’t be happier. Elijah Hunter, a 19-year-old student at Mercy College, has been working hard on his lip gloss company this...

Biden Plans Student Loan Forgiveness

Biden Plans Student Loan Forgiveness
December 16, 2020

It is no secret that the coronavirus pandemic has dealt many blows to student finances over the past few months. However, student loan borrowers may soon be able to breathe a sigh of relief thanks to support...

Exercise and Science Club Spreads love During the Holidays

Exercise and Science Club Spreads love During the Holidays
December 13, 2020

As Thanksgiving passes and the holiday season is well underway, Mercy College's exercise and science club has been doing food drives all throughout the semester. During this time of the year, some people...

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