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Mercy College Centennial Celebration

Mercy College will begin its Centennial Celebration in the Fall of 2017 with events planned through December of 2018. We hope you will join in the celebration. Please mark your calendar and plan to attend these activities. More information about these and other events will be sent to the entire college community in late August. 


Mercy College Golf Scramble for Scholarships
Friday, September 15 
8 a.m. registration
9:30 a.m. start at Belmont Country Club, Perrysburg, Ohio
$100 per person (all-inclusive)
1 Mile: 100 Years Celebrating Mercy Education
Saturday, September 16 - Register by September 1.

9:00 a.m. Check-in Opens – Madison entrance lobby
9:45 a.m. Welcome/Opening Remarks – St. Joseph Chapel
10:00 a.m. Walk Begins 
10:30 a.m. Reception – St. V’s Auditorium
10:45 a.m. Closing Remarks – St. V’s Auditorium
11:30 a.m. Reception Ends
Beginning at 11:00 a.m. and ending at approximately noon, transportation will be provided from St. V’s to Mercy College
Pre-registration for the event is required. Registration deadline is September 1. Register for the Walk
Alumni Reunion Banquet
Saturday, September 16
5 p.m. Social; 6 p.m. Dinner at The Premier
$38 per person
The 2017 distinguished Alumni Award will be presented to Bernadette (Bernie) Knetchel Butler, Class of 1958 
Bernie completed her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at Mary Manse College (1960), Masters of Science in Nursing at Indiana University (1967) and Educational Doctorate at the University of Toledo (1985). In 1958 Bernie began her career in higher education as a part-time Instructor, Med-Surg for Mercy School of Nursing. She retired in 2014 from The University of Toledo College of Nursing (Emeritus) and continues today to work part-time in the Lourdes University Nursing Laboratory. The recipient of numerous awards, she was given the 2015 Northwest Ohio Nurse Association “Golden Lamp Award” for activities advancing professional nursing.
Alumni Mass and Brunch
Sunday, September 17 
Mass 10 a.m. Rosary Cathedral.
Brunch immediately following at the Toledo Museum of Art GlasSalon (Brunch cost is $10 per person.)
Centennial Homecoming Weekend 2017 Hotel Accommodations 
Comfort Suites, 27450 Helen Dr., Perrysburg, OH 43551, 866-925-4215 
Hilton Garden Inn Toledo, 6165 Levis Commons Blvd., Perrysburg, OH 43551, 866-925-4143 
Holiday Inn Express, 12710 Roachton Rd., Perrysburg, OH 43551, 800-423-0908 
Holiday Inn French Quarter, 106330 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg, OH 43551, 866-538-9291 - Note: Class of 1967 has a block of rooms held at this location. 
Quality Inn, 10621 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg, OH 43551, 866-539-5066

A night with Janet Jackson 
Saturday, October 28
6 p.m. at Seagate Center and Huntington Center 

Celebrating 100 Years of Mercy Education
Thursday, February 22, 2018
6 p.m. at the Pinnacle – Details to come.

Fall Semester
Friday, December 15 at Rosary Cathedral
Spring Semester 2018
Thursday, May 3, at The Toledo Museum of Art Peristyle
Monday, May 7, 2018, Youngtown Graduation, St. Columba Cathedral
times to be determined

Trip is presently being planned for August 3-14, 2018. 
Details will be available in Fall 2017.

Stay tuned for more information and updates.