GMercyU Psychology Student Eduardo Moreno

Meet Eduardo Moreno

Psychology, 2022

Path to GMercyU

When deciding to transfer to GMercyU, Eduardo explained that the atmosphere he experienced at the open house he attended sealed the deal. “The environment was unlike other campuses I had previously visited,” Eduardo said. He described the atmosphere as friendly, calm, and inviting.

Eduardo’s transfer process went smoothly with the help of GMercyU Admissions Counselor Sophia Zinobile, who kept him up to date with the latest information and answered any questions he had. Moving from the Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) was a difficult transition for Eduardo because of the different campus environments. He describes GMercyU as “a campus surrounded by trees and gives you a sense of tranquility." Eduardo transferred to GMercyU during the COVID-19 pandemic, so his first two semesters were held remotely. The Fall 2021 semester was Eduardo’s first semester on campus.

“Although we have mandates and regulations for COVID-19, the on-campus experience is precisely how I imagined it would be,” said Eduardo.

Choosing Psychology

After taking a few Psychology courses at CCP, Eduardo found the topic intriguing and suspenseful. He describes Psychology as an underrated major and was always curious to know the topic of his next class. Because of the curiosity that his courses left him with, Eduardo decided he would major in Psychology at GMercyU. Eduardo emphasizes that all his professors at GMercyU are there to help their students succeed.

“The majority of my classes were amazing, but two that stood out to me were Death and Dying with Professor Mary Reilly and Ethical Issues with Professor Rebecca Gullan,” said Eduardo.

In spring 2022, Eduardo has an internship lined up at Caring Hospice. After graduation, Eduardo would like to analyze the market for jobs in the field of psychology and depending on the results, he has interest into pursuing his master’s degree.

Being a Member of Men’s Soccer

Eduardo describes becoming a member of the GMercyU men’s soccer team as “the second-best choice I made.” The first choice would be choosing GMercyU. Despite the season not heading in the direction the team wanted, Eduardo says he will cherish the experience, the lessons, and the people forever. “The program has helped me mature as a student, athlete, and, most importantly, a person,” said Eduardo.