English Offers Fast Track to World Travel

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Matthew Gromala , Reporter
September 16, 2014

The English Department has a new Master’s program, The Misericordia University/University of Reading International Partnership: BA to MA in English, which involves a year of study in the United Kingdom at the University of Reading in England. Director and English professor Dr. Amanda Caleb, who... Read more »

New Wireless Forces Up-To-Date Installs

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Courtney Garloff, Editor-In-Chief
September 16, 2014

While students adjusted to the start of the school year, they also adjusted to a new way of signing up for campus wireless Internet. “The wireless itself is not different, so all of the access points are the same and the wireless controller, all of that has stayed the same. Basically what we changed... Read more »

Prof: Crimes Against Humanity Impact Us All

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Alexandria Smith, Reporter
September 16, 2014

Students and staff will explore crimes against humanity during a lecture made perhaps even more timely in light of world events. The lecture, “The World-Wide Crimes Against Humanity Initiative” is about an initiative launched by lecturer Leila Nadya Sadat, J.D, director of the Whitney R. Harris Law... Read more »

Federal Laws Impact Babysitting Policy

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Colleen Garrison, Copy Editor
September 16, 2014

Officials are reviewing the campus babysitting policy to check compliance with federal laws and regulations. Katherine Pohlidal, Director of the Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children (WWC)  Program, said that compliance with the law, specifically Title IX, is a major concern. Under the requirements... Read more »

Computer Systems to Meet 21st Century Standards

Matthew Gromala , Reporter
September 16, 2014

The university’s ancient AS/400 computer system is going the way of vynl records. The new system, called Jenzibar, will be fully operational sometime between July 2015 and January 2016. “Our current in-house AS/400 solution served us well over many years. In general the new systems will provide... Read more »

University Celebrates 90 Years of Tradition

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Brittany Hayes, Web Editor
September 3, 2014

Misericordia faculty and staff are making the 90th anniversary of the university a year to remember. Sister Jean Messaros, Vice President for Mission Integration, formed a committee last year to ensure events  appeal to all. Members of faculty, mission integration, student affairs, athletics, student... Read more »

Middle States Review

Courtney Garloff, Editor-in-Chief
September 3, 2014

Faculty and staff are breathing easier – and celebrating -  after receiving word in June that the university had passed Middle States reaccreditation with flying colors. The university accurately represented all of the 14 standards of the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. University... Read more »

Students surprised by Parking Permit Hike

Taryn Talacka, Staff Writer
August 27, 2014

The price to park on campus is $60, $15 more than last year’s fee, and students are complaining that they didn’t learn about the hike soon enough. Junior business administration student and Commuter Council secretary Alicia Stavitzski said she is angry that she wasn’t notified about the... Read more »

Many Young Volunteers Needed at Area Fire Halls

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Ellen Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief
April 29, 2014

Misericordia students may not have fraternities or sororities to join on campus but Northmoreland Volunteer Fire Department has something very similar for students interested in volunteer work. A building with an eight-person bunkroom, a kitchen, a lounge with a 55-inch flat screen television, PlayStation,... Read more »

Health Care Club Conquers Campus

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Brittany Hayes, Reporter
April 29, 2014

Students from the business and physical therapy departments have come together to form the Health Care Management Association [HCMA]. Ryan Hackett, president of the Business Professional Association, said the idea to form the group was first raised by last year’s president and Hackett then gave... Read more »