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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....

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...

Extended Cougar Points Gains Major Traction

Mitchell Frantz, Reporter

October 8, 2019

Misericordia students may soon be able to use their Cougar Points at a variety of places off campus. The Student Government Association and Vice President of Student Life Kit Foley have been working with nearby businesses to turn a longtime goal for students into reality sooner rather than later. Students have wanted to...

University Welcomes New Dean To College Of Health Sciences And Education

University Welcomes New Dean To College Of Health Sciences And Education

Bethany Jopling, Reporter

October 8, 2019

Students, faculty and staff members are welcoming Dr. Barbara Schwartz-Bechet, the newest dean of the...

eSports Team Brings Home First Tournament Win

eSports Team Brings Home First Tournament Win

October 8, 2019

The university's Hearthstone team brought home its first eSports tournament win by defeating Carnegie...

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...

English Major Wins Scholarship Award

English Major Wins Scholarship Award

Monica McManus, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

Senior Mass Communications and Design and English double-major Zoe LaPorte was awarded the Ralph Flamminio...

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