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    Honors Sports Medicine and Public and Professional Writing major Kennedy Ndamba ’14 has been an influential writing tutor in the Merrimack College Writing Center and presented at the National Writing Center Conference in Tampa, Florida this fall.
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    Merrimack College Professor of Art History Ellen Longsworth, Ph.D. has been chosen to participate in the prestigious Council of Independent Colleges’ Seminar “Teaching Pre-Modern European Art in Context: The Uses of Antiquity” this summer at the University of Chicago’s Smart Museum of Art.  Only 20 individuals nationwide were selected to participate.
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    Reinforcing Merrimack College’s emphasis on providing a secure environment for students, faculty and staff, the college’s police department has recently undergone a rigorous assessment that resulted in its reaccreditation by the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission.
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    Backed by a significant grant from a major health-care foundation, a Merrimack College professor and the Merrimack Valley YMCA will expand a local initiative on child obesity nationwide.
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    When the question “What did you do on your summer vacation?” comes up, one rising Merrimack senior has a killer answer:
    I was in a gangster movie.
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    Chris Hopey isn’t your typical academic, and Merrimack College seems all the better for it.
    Since taking over the North Andover-based Catholic college four years ago, the 49-year-old Hopey has wasted little time in whipping his 220-acre campus into shape. Much of that effort has run counter to the widely embraced playbook guiding many peer institutions — a roster of smaller, mid-tier private colleges stuck squarely in the financial storm that’s battering the higher-education sector.
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    Stephanie Lapierre recently received the first Science & Engineering Dean’s Grant.
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