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Autism Center Hosts Art Classes

Julia Fawbush, Reporter

October 29, 2019

The Autism Center is holding art classes for children with autism to help improve their motor and social skills. Eileen Perchak, executive director of Supporting Autism and Families Everywhere (SAFE), explained the wide varieties of art and utilizing different formats, like finger painting and cutting and pasting, enhances...

Chemistry Department Hosts Annual Boom In The Night

Chemistry Department Hosts Annual Boom In The Night

October 29, 2019

The chemistry department put on a show for kids of all ages with ‘BOOm In the Night’ on Friday, Oct....

Writer’s Room: “Rentless”

Rachelle Ahern

October 28, 2019

Under the layers and shells Of the person I am There's someone who's evolving That I don't quite understand There's self confidence, Assurance Someone standing up for me Someone brave and courageous Who believes in what I can be There's a renewed energy A burning hot flame The fire of motivation That pushes past...

Student Wins Arts Council Grant

Student Wins Arts Council Grant

October 28, 2019

Senior English major Jessica Vera has been awarded a $250 artist grant  by the university's Arts Council. Vera,...

Service Learning Class Helps Plan Blood Drive

Bethany Jopling, Reporter

October 28, 2019

A service learning class is helping to organize the annual campus-wide blood drive in partnership with the American Red Cross. Students in the university’s principles of marketing class are getting new real-life marketing experience by helping with the blood drive as part of a service-learning class. Kevin Feifer, instructor...

WVIA Premieres Misericordia Documentary

WVIA Premieres Misericordia Documentary

Bethany Jopling, Reporter

October 28, 2019

Local television station WVIA premiered the documentary of the student-faculty project The Voices Pro...

University Hosts 10th Annual Healthcare Symposium

University Hosts 10th Annual Healthcare Symposium

October 28, 2019

The university hosted the 10th annual Healthcare Symposium on Friday, Oct. 18 in collaboration with the a...

History Professor Gives Talk On Impeachment

History Professor Gives Talk On Impeachment

Monica McManus, Reporter

October 8, 2019

Dr. Brian Carso J.D., Ph.D, and associate professor of history and government, hosted a lecture discussing...

University Celebrates Mercy Heritage Week

University Celebrates Mercy Heritage Week

October 8, 2019

Mercy Heritage Week, previously known as Mercy Week, has undergone changes in hopes of getting members...

Comic Book Class Canceled

Comic Book Class Canceled

September 21, 2019

“If this class doesn’t run again, it is truly a shame, to the university, and to the students,”...

Arts Council Holds Fall Arts Event

Arts Council Holds Fall Arts Event

September 21, 2019

The university's Art Council hosted the first Fall Arts Kickoff on campus Sept. 18 in Insalaco Hall. Dr....

Art Gallery Collaborates with Health Sciences for Exhibition

Art Gallery Collaborates with Health Sciences for Exhibition

September 11, 2019

The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition in collaboration with the College of Health Sciences. The...

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