The Highlander

SGA Members Hungry To Make Donations

Ellen Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

October 7, 2013

Student Government Association representatives and campus ministry members are looking to find a way for students to donate extra meals, or “swipes,” from meal plans at the end of each semester. Kristen Samuels, Community Outreach Coordinator, said this is a project she has been working on for eight or nine years...

Enterprise Offers CarShare Program

Alison Counterman, Reporter

September 23, 2013

Students without access to a car now have the opportunity to rent one through Enterprise’s CarShare. A Chevy Cruz is available to students for an hourly, daily or overnight rate. As of now, there is a fee of $10 per hour, or $55 per day. Students can also rent the car overnight from 6 p.m. to 8 a.m. for $30. Fuel ...

Professor Nickel’s Notions of Papa

Alexandria Smith, Web Master

September 23, 2013

Members of the English Department explore the life and work of Ernest Hemingway with a religious lens in Assistant Professor Matthew Nickel’s new book. The recently published book, “Hemingway’s Dark Night: Catholic Influences and Intertextualities in the Work of Ernest Heming- way,” is regarded as a “treasure tr...

Everything Ducky at Mallard Estate

Mary Bove, Multimedia Editor

September 23, 2013

11 Lake Street, a newly opened off-campus housing complex located across the street from Pas- san Hall, has a new name: Mallard Estate. The nickname Mallard Estate comes courtesy of its new residents, said Assistant Director of Residence Life A.J. Nudo. “It is from ducks in the pond. They didn’t want to keep...

Botzman Quick to Fill Needed Positions

Arthur Dowell, Web Editor

September 23, 2013

President Botzman envisioned a future for the university and wasted no time to appoint Sr. Jean Messaros to serve as Vice President of Mission Integration. The announcement was made to the campus via email following Labor Day weekend. The position had been open since Sr. Bernadette Duross’s depar- ture just before th...

Climbing For A Challenge

Alison Counterman, Reporter

September 9, 2013

A rock climbing wall behind Mangelsdorf Field is the newest addition to campus. Student Outdoor Recreation and Activities (SOAR) introduced the attraction one month ago. Patrick McKamy, Assistant Coordinator of Student Activities, said the wall is a replacement for a similar attraction displaced by campus construction. “Campus...

Newly Appointed

Ellen Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

September 9, 2013

President Thomas Botzman got right to work during his first week in his new position. He changed the positions of two long time employees, Sr. Jean Messaros and Kit Foley. Messaros was named the Vice President of Mission Integration and Foley took the position of interim Vice President of Student Affairs. Botzman made...

Peers Help Ease Transition Period

Courtney Garloff, Print Editor

September 9, 2013

Before most of the student population moved in for the fall semester, Peer Advocates were helping the new members of the community adjust to the school. Peer Advocates also had its own change to adjust to. Usually, members only help the first years with their transition to a new location. Now, they are also transitioning...

Ensemble Evening

May 9, 2013

President’s Farewell

May 9, 2013

When people asked me what I will miss most about Misericordia I answered quickly. It is the students. For 15 years Tina and I have been both impressed and enamored with the students. On the whole they are bright, inquisitive, hard-working and dedicated. They seem not only to care about others but about those less fortunate in...

Student Success Center finds sometimes it takes a first year to do the job

Student Success Center finds sometimes it takes a first year to do the job

May 9, 2013

First years are serving as tutors at the Student Success Center because officials say they are sometimes...

MacDowell encouraged Highlander changes

Ellen Hoffman, Editor-in-Chief

May 9, 2013

Dr. Michael MacDowell has built a foundation for the school community during his 15 years as university president, and one important component is The Highlander. MacDowell strongly supported The Highlander staff for the last seven years when communications department chairperson Dr. Melissa Sgroi joined the faculty. “...

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