Austin Alonge, who is also an Academic Counselor at the Erie campus, brings a substantial amount of experience to the MNE department. Alonge earned an assiciates degree from MNE, before earning a B.S in Sports Medicine from Mercyhurst in 2016. Alonge also holds a Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership with a concentration in Higher Education Administration. Austin has completed all of his schooling at Mercyhurst, where he was also a part of the baseball program, helping the team to its first ever World Series. Throughout his graduate work, Austin worked in the athletic department at Mercyhurst North East as a Graduate Assistant. While working with Student-Athletes, Austin performed duties which involved athletic eligibility, compliance, and gameday operations.