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Highlander Photographer Wins Honor

Highlander Photographer Wins Honor

March 1, 2018

Amanda Montigney Samantha Allen, Multimedia Editor of The Highlander, received an Honorable Mention in the Sports Photo Category...

Putting a Face to the Civil Rights Movement

Amanda Montigney, Reporter

March 1, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, News, On Campus Events

As part of Black History Month, the university is showing the movie “Selma” with the first person account by civil rights activist Mary Hudson. Dan Kimbrough, Assistant Professor of Mass Communications and Design, will read a foreword by Hudson, who is also Kimbrough's mother. The film chronicles Rev. Martin Luther King Jr...

‘Masters’ Teach Classes to Honor Black History

Daniella Amendola, Print Editor

February 14, 2018

Filed under News, On Campus Events

The University is tackling the issue of race with Master Classes, held through February, to honor Martin Luther King Jr. and Black History month. Dr. Patrick Hamilton taught a Master Class called “Mapping Empathy: Teaching Literature and Race” Jan. 31. Hamilton, Associate Professor of English, is well versed in racial stud...

A Commitment to Preserve Human Dignity in Health Care

A Commitment to Preserve Human Dignity in Health Care

January 12, 2018

Filed under Health Sciences, On Campus Events

The Center for Human Dignity in Bioethics, Medicine, and Health at Misericordia University will be holding s...

VPAA Gives Seniors a Taste of Sophistication

Lena Williams, Reporter

December 16, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, News, On Campus Events

The university held its first free wine tasting for seniors  Nov. 17. Dr. David Rehm, Vice President of Academic Affairs and self described wine connoisseur,  hosted the event with the Potentate of Pinot Nior, the Maharajah of Merlot, and the Sovereign of Syrah. Previously, Dr. Rehm was the Provost at Mount St. Mary University wh...

‘Pippin’ Promises Something for Everyone

‘Pippin’ Promises Something for Everyone

November 15, 2017

The Misericordia Players are set to perform the famed musical "Pippin." Jeff Kelly, Manager of Cultural and Special Events, Theate...

Voices Project Carries On

Melissa Milbut, Reporter

November 3, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Campus Life, News

Organizers of "The Voices Project" plan to move forward with future performances. The latest installment wrapped up last spring with "The Voices Project: Mental Health," a student and faculty-written performance about of mental health disorders with the goal of removing stigma. Psychology professor Dr. Alicia Nordstrom began ...

Former Pentagon Worker to Speak on Non-Violence

Daniella Amendola, Print Editor

November 3, 2017

Filed under News, On Campus Events

The NEPA Ethics Institute will hold a program on ethics and non-violence, the first if a series of events that address the critical concerns of the Sisters of Mercy. The program, set for Nov. 8, will  feature Fr. Chris Bisett, professor of religious studies and senior administrator at the Department of Defense. "So this pr...

Alumna to Pen New History

Annette Ritzko, Web Editor

October 18, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Campus Life

Agnes Cardoni, a 1969 graduate, is writing a continued history of the university. Cardoni, who is Associate Professor of English at Marywood University in Scranton,  co-wrote the first history of the university,  “At the Edge of the Centuries, Misericordia University 1913-1999,” with the late Sister Regina Kelly, RSM,...

ALLY Hosts Panel on Bisexuality

ALLY Hosts Panel on Bisexuality

October 18, 2017

Students addressed many facets of bisexuality during an ALLY program marking Bisexual Awareness week Sept. 26. Presentation topics ...

Riot Documentary to Foster Civil Rights Discussion

Destiny Anderson, Reporter

October 4, 2017

Filed under Campus Life, News, On Campus Events

The fine arts and history departments are working with the Pride Alliance to present  the film "Stonewall Uprising" on October 3 to raise discussion about LGBTQ issues in the context of civil rights. The documentary, which  premiered on PBS in 2011, takes a historical lens to examining the night that police raided ...

Community Choir Draws Performing Arts Lovers

Community Choir Draws Performing Arts Lovers

Kailene Nye, Reporter

October 4, 2017

Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Campus Life, News, On Campus Events

Along with the plethora of service experiences the university offers comes yet another opportunity for students—and for people outside o...

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