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New Physician Assistant Program in the Works

Destiny Anderson, Reporter

October 18, 2017

Filed under Health Sciences, News, Top Stories

A new Physician Assistant program may be in the university’s future - potentially even as early as the next school year. The former Physician Assistant program held Accreditation-Provisional status, but surrendered its their accreditation. All Physician Assistant programs pursue accreditation through the Accreditation Review...

Work Study Hours Cut

Work Study Hours Cut

October 18, 2017

Work Study students are receiving fewer hours and smaller paychecks. Officials have cut the number of hours that work study students ma...

Huge incoming class requires housing flexibility

Huge incoming class requires housing flexibility

October 18, 2017

The university welcomed  the third largest class in history this year, with 435 new first year students and 77 transfers and officials...

Mercy Associates

Lena Williams, Reporter

October 18, 2017

Filed under News

Misericordia lays claim to an honor: It has the largest Mercy Association of lay persons on a college campus, said Amy Lahart, Dean of Dtudents. Mercy associates are lay women and men who live and engage in the mission of Mercy in partnership with the Sisters of Mercy. Their role is to serve as a liaison of the Sisters Mercy...

Student-Athletes Differ on Anthem Protests

Student-Athletes Differ on Anthem Protests

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

October 18, 2017

Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, News, Sports, Top Stories

Members of the college community have differing views about athletes kneeling during the national anthem at sports events. Athletes in the Na...

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 ...

Students, Faculty Honor 9/11 Victims

Students, Faculty Honor 9/11 Victims

October 4, 2017

Members of the campus community paid tribute to the victims of 9/11 by carrying the American flag throug...

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...

Is a New Football Tradition Forming?

Is a New Football Tradition Forming?

October 4, 2017

Dominic Augustine A new post-game football culture is starting to take hold. While tailgates, those celebrations of food and drink  before football games, are th...

Esteemed Exhibits Ignored by Students?

Esteemed Exhibits Ignored by Students?

October 4, 2017

Students don't seem to have much interest in art exhibits in the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery. Donna Posatko, Director, and Alexandra Isaac, ga...

Holocaust Survivor Inspires, Teaches Forgiveness

Holocaust Survivor Inspires, Teaches Forgiveness

October 4, 2017

The long-awaited conclusion to the Deadly Medicine lecture series came Sept. 12 as Holocaust survivor Eva Mozes Kor spoke to a full house at the...

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