Graduation Awards & Honors

Graduation Awards

Academic Achievement
This award is given to the student who has achieved the highest quality academic work, completing all credits earned at Mercyhurst North East.

Spirit of Nursing
This award is given to the student who seized the day, grasped the opportunity when offered, and serves as an inspiration to others.


Graduation Honors

Graduation honors are given to students whose exceptional academic, service and leadership performances are deemed worthy of recognition.

Blue & Green Honor Cords
The cords are presented to students who have a cumulative Grade Point Average of 3/7 or higher.  These students are presented these cords before graduation and are announced at the ceremony as “graduation with distinction”.