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Health Sciences Interest Expands; Becomes Admissions Race

Kathryn Canavan, Reporter

April 22, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Health Sciences, News

   The university is growing increasingly popular for majors in the health sciences, and prospective students are working hard to attempt to gain acceptance.    Incoming biology and physical therapy student Paisha Glisson chose Misericordia because of the program’s reputation.    “It [the school] was close to home, ...

Students Say Metz Chickened Out

Mike Gombita, Reporter

April 8, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, News

Students are crying fowl over changes to dining menus. As a result of student and guest feedback and executive decisions of the management, Metz Culinary Management changed the “J. Clark’s Grille” weekly menu. “They stopped serving grilled chicken every day out of nowhere,” said Mike Harth, first year medical imaging...

Officials Join Forces on Housing Regulations

Colleen Garrison, Copy Editor

April 8, 2015

Filed under News

University officials are working with local municipalities to maintain residential zoning regulations. At the Dallas Township supervisors meeting on March 17, Bill Grant, Dallas Township supervisor, said he met with Robert Zavada, associate director of campus safety, and Amy Lahart, dean of students, to discuss options to control...

Quality Resume Equals Promising Future

Brittany Hayes, Web Editor

March 12, 2015

Filed under News

   Resume-building is the most-used service at the Insalaco Center for Career Development.    Director Bernadette Rushmer said there are always resources available for students who need help.    “The resume appointment is our best seller here in the Insalaco Center. A lot of what we do individually with students is to help them...

Orientation: Too Much Information

Katie Canavan, Reporter

March 12, 2015

Filed under News

Students say first year Orientation is an overwhelming experience and changes might make the information they receive memorable and their transition to college more enjoyable. The annual four-day event provides information on academics and social life to help first-year students acclimate to college life. But the number of...

Students Avoid Success

Michael Gombita, Reporter

March 12, 2015

Filed under News, Top Stories

    Students are passing on workshops at the Student Success Center, so workers are advertising to increase participation.    Not one student attended the “There’s an App for That” workshop held by Megan Hurley, Retention Liaison for the College of Health Sciences and Kelli Gargone, Program Coordinator in the Offi...

Vaping Use Goes Up In Smoke

Vaping Use Goes Up In Smoke

February 25, 2015

   Cheyne Kulessa, a second year physical therapy graduate student, has been smoke-free for two ye...

New Website, New Look, New Problems

New Website, New Look, New Problems

February 11, 2015

   The university’s external website, misericordia.edu, has a new design and a more modern look, but users are n...

MU Wins National Award For Service

MU Wins National Award For Service

February 2, 2015

   The university has been named by the Corporation for National and Community Service to the President’s ...

Winter Woes Don’t Always Put Class on Ice

January 28, 2015

   The night before the start of spring semester classes, students watched the temperatures drop and the ...

Student Success Center Welcomes New Director

Student Success Center Welcomes New Director

Courtney Garloff, Editor-In-Chief

January 28, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, News

   Jessica Randall is settling in at The Student Success Center after she took the helm as Director over ...

MI Professor Gains Opportunity of Lifetime

MI Professor Gains Opportunity of Lifetime

Donya Forst, Print Editor

January 28, 2015

Filed under News

   The medical imaging profession offers vast opportunities for faculty, staff and students. No one kn...

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