About ResNet Symposium
ResNet is a national organization dedicated to the advancement and research of residential networking technologies and living-learning environments within academic institutions. Students, staff, and faculty from academic institutions around the world participate in the ResNet Listserv and attend the annual ResNet Symposium, a gathering of administrators and specialists who plan, purchase, implement and support residential information technologies in their respective academic institutions. The ResNet organization, conceived in 1992, is dedicated to the research and advancement of technologies and services that support living-learning residential environments at higher education institutions. ResNet also provides an international forum for discussion, collaboration, and professional growth via the organization’s many on-line resources and its Annual ResNet Symposium and Professional Development Seminar. In June 2008, ResNet became a not-for-profit corporation recognized by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
About Erie Pennsylvania
The City of Erie where Mercyhurst University is located has a population of 103,650 and is the fourth largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Erie boasts many of the amenities normally associated with larger cities: a downtown filled with entertainment options, restaurants and cultural events, a symphony orchestra, museums and a first-rate history center to name just a few!
Mercyhurst University, is a fully accredited, four-year, Catholic, liberal arts institution founded in 1926 by the Sisters of Mercy, who worked hard to make the college and the Erie community a better place. Today, Mercyhurst has evolved considerably. The university is home to more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students immersed in more than 50 undergraduate majors with 67 concentrations as well as unique adult programs and eight graduate degrees.
In addition, Mercyhurst University offers 24 varsity level sports, all of which are competitive in either NCAA Division I or II. Furthermore, the university maintains its associate degree programs at a campus in scenic North East, just 20 minutes from Erie.
And in the spirit of our founders, Mercyhurst continues to play an important role in the community. Inspired by our motto, “Carpe Diem” (seize the day), our faculty and students are busy making a difference on and off campus – from “the Hill” to the far corners of the world.