Summer Renovations Will Pave Way For Science Building

Mike Gombita/Ryan Foster, Reporter
May 6, 2015

Multiple campus construction projects set for summer break will improve parking, dining and learning, and some will pave the way for a future science building addition. A building on 199 Lake Street, which was once owned by the Sisters of Mercy, will become home to health sciences departments. “The... Read more »

Medical Imaging Duo Comes Out On Top

Juniors Kaitlin Fink and Allison McIntyre stand wih Elaine Halesey, Medical Imaging Department Chair with their Technibowl competition first place trophy.

Kathryn Canavan , Reporter
April 22, 2015

   Two medical imaging majors placed first at the annual Pennsylvania Society of Radiologic Technologists Conference.    Juniors Kaitlin Fink and Allison McIntyre won first place in the Technibowl competition, which is a multiple choice test with questions about the field of medical imaging. The... Read more »

New IT System Requires Learning Curve

Alicia Stavitzski, Reporter
April 22, 2015

   Information technology workers will train for the university’s new software  to show students and faculty how to use it.    The conversion to Jenzabar EX will take place Sept. 18. Jenzabar EX representatives will provide the training.    Val Apanovich, Director of IT and Project Manager of... Read more »

Health Sciences Interest Expands; Becomes Admissions Race

Kathryn Canavan, Reporter
April 22, 2015

   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]... Read more »

Students Say Metz Chickened Out

Mike Gombita, Reporter
April 8, 2015

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,... Read more »

Officials Join Forces on Housing Regulations

Colleen Garrison, Copy Editor
April 8, 2015

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,... Read more »

Quality Resume Equals Promising Future

Brittany Hayes, Web Editor
March 12, 2015

   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... Read more »

Orientation: Too Much Information

Katie Canavan, Reporter
March 12, 2015

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... Read more »

Students Avoid Success

Michael Gombita, Reporter
March 12, 2015

    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... Read more »

Vaping Use Goes Up In Smoke

Second year physical therapy graduate student Cheyne Kulessa vapes in the Henry Student Lounge.

Taryn Talacka, Reporter
February 25, 2015

   Cheyne Kulessa, a second year physical therapy graduate student, has been smoke-free for two years, thanks to his vaporizer pen. He said no one has ever had a problem with his vaping indoors, but according to the student handbook, smoking, e-cigarettes, and vaporizers are not allowed inside campus... Read more »