|INSIDE MERCY COLLEGE - Student Weekly Email - May 18, 2015|
MERCY PUBLIC SAFETY STAFFING UPDATE – Submitted by Jenn Pizio
Starting May 18, 2015 from 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. the Jefferson entrance front desk will be staffed by Parking Solutions personnel. The officer that was sitting at the desk will be able to be mobile and do rounds, escorts, etc. To contact a safety officer, please call the main Mercy Public Safety dispatch number of 419-251-4444 or 1-4444.
HOW TO CREATE A FSA ID GUIDE – Submitted by Julie Leslie
The FSA ID - a username and password - has replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN and must be used to log in to certain U.S. Department of Education websites, such as fafsa.gov and studentloans.gov. Download the FSA ID guide for instructions.
CONSIDER THE HOFFMAN AMBASSADOR PROGRAM! – Submitted by Sr. Sally Bohnett
If you desire to grow in leadership and service, this opportunity is for YOU! The Hoffman Ambassador Program is open to ten students and awards a $3000 scholarship to each of those chosen. Each Hoffman Ambassador is required to perform 250 hours of community and Mercy College service which includes leadership training and meetings. If you are interested in becoming a Hoffman Ambassador, contact Sister Sally in the Campus Ministry office or at 419-251-1866 or via email at email@example.com. An application packet can be found by clicking here.
THEOLOGY ON TAP - RIGHT HERE IN UPTOWN – Submitted by Sr. Sally Bohnett
Thursday, May 21, 6:30 p.m., The Attic (1701 Adams Street, Toledo)
Theology on Tap is a program for young adults seeking to know and share more about their Catholic Faith in a relaxed atmosphere. Young adults in their 20's and 30's are invited to share, learn, discuss and relax after a full day. Join the participants for food and a presentation by Father Chris Kardzis, pastor of Regina Coeli Parish. His topic is "Mission Work in the Stone Age." Sounds intriguing!!
CALENDAR, GRADUATION APPLICATIONS, AND FERPA REMINDERS – Submitted by Heather Hoppe
Download the Summer 2015 Academic Calendar
Graduation Applications for the Fall 2015 semester are due July 1, 2015 to your advisor. Please make an appointment to see your advisor prior to filling out the Graduation Application.
Family Educational Rights to Privacy Act (FERPA)
At its discretion, Mercy College of Ohio may provide “directory information” in accordance with the provisions of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). Directory Information is defined as that information which would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed. Designated directory information at Mercy College of Ohio includes the following: student’s name, address, telephone listing, electronic mail address, photograph, date and place of birth, major field of study, dates of attendance, grade level, enrollment status (e.g. undergraduate or graduate, full-time or part-time), degrees, honors and awards received, and the most recent educational agency or institution attended. Students may block public disclosure of directory information (all or in part) by notifying the Office of the Registrar in writing.
Please consider very carefully the consequences of a decision to withhold directory information. A non-disclosure block will call for Mercy College of Ohio not to release any or all of this “directory information;” thus, any further requests for such information from noninstitutional person or organization will be refused.
Mercy College of Ohio will honor your request to withhold directory information but cannot assume responsibility to contact you for subsequent permission to release this information. Regardless of the effect upon you, Mercy College of Ohio assumes no liability as a result of honoring your instructions that such information be withheld.
Although the initial request may be filed at any time, requests for non-disclosure will be honored by the College until removed, in writing, by the student.
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