Mercyhurst University’s school of business in Erie wins business accreditation


The Walker College of Business at Mercyhurst University has been granted reaffirmation of its specialized business accreditation by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education.

According to the accrediting organization, “The Walker College has demonstrated compliance through a rigorous process of self-evaluation and independent peer review.”

Heidi Hosey, dean of the business school, said, “The university can be very proud of the work the faculty members in the business department have done over the past year to achieve this important accreditation.”

Robert Zaruta, CEO of the Northwest Industrial Resource Center, has been named president of the Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center Network.

The Pennsylvania IRCN is made up of seven nonprofit centers located throughout the state. These centers were established more than 30 years ago to help manufacturers respond to changing markets, new technology and the competitive pressures…

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