Faculty & Staff Newsletter

September 7, 2021

Mercy Café Menu

Submitted by Steve Joyce

Mercy Café Menu

Mercy College has a New Online Mental Health Resource

Submitted by Suzanne Hall

Mercy College has added a new online resource for mental health support called StudentLife. StudentLife offers 6 free virtual mental health counseling sessions (regardless of location), as well as texting and phone assistance. The site also includes information on various topics including family/ school/ work-life balance, financial concerns, substance abuse, parenting concerns, as well regular webinars on these and other topics. StudentLife is free to use for students. faculty and staff. Visit and enter password BLUEHEALERS1 (students) or BLUEHEALERS2 (faculty/staff) to access this new resource. For any questions, please contact Suzanne Hall at

Mercy Heritage Week Photo Contest

Submitted by Kristen Porter

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Got a favorite teacup or hot beverage mug that you’d like to show off? Take a picture or selfie with your teacup, mug, or travel cup and submit it by Sunday, September 26. There will be top prizes for each category and all entries will be entered into a drawing for a $10 Amazon gift card. Entry form:

QPR Suicide Prevention Training

Submitted by Suzanne Hall

Mercy College is providing Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) virtual suicide prevention training to all faculty, staff, and students. Anyone who has already completed the training but would like a refresher is welcome to attend. QPR trains participants how to:

  • recognize the warning signs of suicide.
  • know how to offer hope.
  • know how to get help and save a life.

Monday, September 13, 11 a.m.-Noon, Rm. J3409 (in person at Toledo campus)
Wednesday, September 15, 7-8 p.m. (virtual, open to all)

Register online by September 12.

Any student who attends one of the sessions and completes the online evaluation afterward will receive a $5 Starbucks gift card.

For questions, contact Suzanne Hall at

Rave Alert System Test

Submitted by Jeff Metzger

Mercy College has partnered with Rave Wireless to provide an emergency alert system capable of delivering messages to your college and personal email addresses, as well as your land line and cell phone. There will be a test of the Mercy College Rave alert system on Thursday, September 9 at noon. Current students, faculty, and staff are automatically enrolled in Rave. To review or adjust your preferences visit

Supporting our Alumni

Submitted by Hannah Bohn

Mercy College is proud to assist our students, not only while they are enrolled but even after they graduate. If an alum reaches out to you with a question about resources offered to them, please also inform them that an additional person of contact available to them is Hannah Bohn – Coordinator of Alumni/Grants who can be reached by text at 419-863-5520, phone at 419-251-8993, or email at

Our Alumni and Friends website includes resources for those looking to further their education by providing information about Alumni Tuition Reduction and the Alumni Dependent Scholarship. It also includes job postings (career assistance is available to alumni), ways to get involved, how to order transcripts, and more!

With Alumni and Friends Weekend coming up September 25-26, please encourage your alumni to participate in events! As faculty/staff, I hope that you will also consider attending events and engaging with our alumni as they reminisce on their time at Mercy.


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