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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....

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...

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...

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....

‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ Breaks Records

Daniella Amendola, Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2019

The University’s production of “Jesus Christ Superstar” is officially record-breaking. The musical, which was performed in Lemmond Theater from April 11 to April 14, was heavily attended and received tremendous praise. Jeffrey Kelly, Manager of Special and Cultural Events and Theater Director, said the play broke...

Biology Department Hosts Seminar Series

Biology Department Hosts Seminar Series

September 8, 2019

The Biology department is hosting a seminar series during the fall 2019 semester, featuring monthly...

Art Gallery Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Daniella Amendola, Editor-in-Chief

April 25, 2019

The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery is 10 years old this year. The gallery opened in 2009, and it has hosted varied exhibits, from the labyrinthine "Deadly Medicine" exhibit to the classic busts of Rodin. Lalaine Little, Director, said there had been a space for art on campus for some time prior to the current gallery, named...

Panel: What is Social Justice?

Annette Ritzko, Web Editor

March 21, 2019

Faculty members from the departments of history and religion hosted an open forum to discuss the question, “What is Social Justice?” Forum panelists who participated in the Feb. 26 event include Dr. Allan Austin, Professor of History; Dr. Christopher Carr, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies; Dr. Brian Carso, Associate...

Multiple Events Planned to Mark Women’s History Month

Daniella Amendola, Editor-in-Chief

March 21, 2019

A symposium  of faculty and students' creative works is the center of multiple events and festivities as Women’s History Month events unfold. “It is a showcase of student, staff and faculty work on women,” said Rebecca Steinberger, Professor of English, “and it’s going to give a diverse perspective. So, for example,...

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