Skip to Content

Misericordia Today Extended


Misericordia University celebrates 90 years of excellence 

Misericordia University's 90th year anniversary

Misericordia University is Luzerne County’s oldest four-year institution of higher education. In recognition of its storied history (1924-2014) and bold future, the University is celebrating its 90th anniversary with a slate of events that reflect upon and honor the past nine decades, while also looking toward the future.

Misericordia began as an intimate, all-women’s college that has grown to become a regionally acclaimed and nationally recognized University that offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees to men and women in 34 academic programs.

Full Text »

Alum returns to campus as visiting professor

Marguerite Roy

Thirty two years, 12 countries and numerous global conflicts later, Marguerite R. Roy, J.D., ‘82, returned to her alma mater for the 2014 spring semester. She did not enroll as a graduate student, but rather embarked on another career as a visiting professor in the Department of History and Government to develop international programs and internships.

Full Text »

They stole my heart
By Marianne Puhalla

MU Staff Writer, Marianne Puhalla, with Guyana children

Imbedded as a reporter to bring back pictures and stories on the Misericordia University service-learning, mission trip to Guyana, I was far less prepared than the students and my intent was not nearly as selfless.

 I was on a news assignment armed with a camera, laptop, Internet passwords, blog directions and instructions on how to upload my pictures to a photo-sharing website. I knew Georgetown, Guyana, was just north of the Equator, and would be hot and buggy in June... 

Full Text »

Communications major completes internship withLA Weekly

Mary Bove

Mary Bove, a senior communications major at Misericordia University, recently completed a summer-internship program at LA Weekly in which she honed her photography and videography skills while covering feature assignments at a broad array of events in the Los Angeles, Calif., media market.

Full Text »