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Posted Friday, Feb 27, 2015 
A Misericordia University communications student earned a first place award for her sport photo, "Women's Volleyball Victory,'' in the 2015 Student Keystone Press Awards Division III category for four-year colleges and universities with enrollment under 10,000. Mary Bove of Wapwallopen, Pa., received her Bachelor of Arts degree in communications magna cum laude during the December 2014 commencement ceremony. The daughter of Melanie Bove took the picture as a member of the Highlander student newspaper staff while covering a Misericordia University women's volleyball game.
Posted Thursday, Feb 26, 2015 
The College of Health Sciences at Misericordia University recently purchased the innovative Anatomage Virtual Dissection Table to enhance anatomy education for students majoring in the health and medical science fields at the University. The Anatomage Table is the most technologically advanced anatomy visualization system for anatomy education available today. Many of the top medical schools, as well as health and medical science colleges and universities in the world, have purchased the technology for the betterment of their students.
Posted Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 
Misericordia University and Wilkes University are offering college students, faculty and health care professionals an opportunity to participate in a global health care service program in Karagwe, Tanzania in June 2015. The two-week program will offer the opportunity to work with community partners in a variety of hospital and community settings and services including in- and out-patient health care, women's rights, micro-finance, safe water and communications.
Posted Wednesday, Feb 25, 2015 
The National Stuttering Association (NSA): Northeast Pennsylvania Chapter at Misericordia University is holding its 2nd annual 5K run/walk, "Don't Tell Me to Slow Down,'' on Sunday, April 19 in support of the National Stuttering Association and the nationally recognized student-run stuttering support group on campus. The event begins at 10:30 a.m. This year's event also features a virtual run component so registrants who cannot make it to campus can participate in their own hometown. The "Don't Tell Me to Slow Down'' 5K run/walk is organized by the NSA: Northeast Pennsylvania Chapter at Misericordia University. For additional information about the fundraiser, please log on to the event's Facebook page at
Posted Tuesday, Feb 24, 2015 
Representatives of the National Basketball Association's Cleveland Cavaliers management staff will be among the panelists at the 15th annual Misericordia University Sport Management Roundtable on Monday, March 16 from 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Huntzinger and Alden Trust Rooms 218-219 of Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall. The roundtable is a free interactive program for high school students and their parents, as well as current and prospective Misericordia University students. Participants learn about careers in the growing sport management industry, including pro sports and facilities management. The Sport Management Association and the Office of Admissions at Misericordia University are hosting the event.
Posted Thursday, Feb 19, 2015 
Misericordia University recently hosted the dinner event, "Creating a Legacy of Academic Excellence: Two Generations at a Time,'' to help familiarize the regional community and governmental leaders with the Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children (WWC) Program at Misericordia University.
Posted Monday, Feb 16, 2015 
Misericordia University students in the Physical Therapy Club recently volunteered at the Wilkes-Barre Veterans Affairs Medical Center's annual Veterans Salute Ceremony.
Posted Monday, Feb 16, 2015 
Featuring paintings so detailed they appear to be photographs, the works of renowned Spanish realism artist José Luis Corella will be on display March 14-April 26 at the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University. The exhibit, "José Luis Corella: Paintings," will open with an introductory lecture by friend and fellow realism artist Tim Reynolds of Middletown, N.J., on Saturday, March 14 at 5 p.m. in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall. An opening reception will follow the lecture from 6-8 p.m. in the Friedman Gallery. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.
Posted Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 
The College of Health Sciences at Misericordia University is holding its inaugural Health Sciences Interprofessional Middle School Career Camp on campus from Aug. 10-14 for students entering 6-8th grades. The camp is held daily from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Posted Thursday, Feb 12, 2015 
The Misericordia University Colleges Against Cancer Chapter is gearing up for Relay for Life 2015 on campus in April. The overnight event begins Friday, April 17 at 7 p.m. in the Anderson Sports and Health Center and concludes 7 a.m. Saturday, April 18. All the money raised benefits the American Cancer Society. The student-run committee hopes to surpass their goal of $33,000.
Posted Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 
The Soyka Fund for the Humanities at Misericordia University is presenting the special evening of poetry, "The Poet as Imposter,'' with distinguished professor and poet Vivian Shipley, Ph.D., on Monday, March 16 from 6-7 p.m. in the Pauly Friedman Art Gallery. The reading is open free to the public.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 
Misericordia University teacher education majors recently received their student teaching classroom assignments for the spring semester during the Student Teaching Seminar in the Catherine Evans McGowan Room of the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 
A survivor of human sex trafficking will share the harrowing story of her abduction and subsequent escape as part of the 90th anniversary lecture series at Misericordia University that is being held to detail and denounce human trafficking around the world. The program will feature Shandra Woworuntu, an Indonesia native who is the founder of the non-profit organization, Mentari - Survivorof Human Trafficking Empowerment Program, in New York City, N.Y., and Los Angeles, Calif. She also serves New Jersey as a commissioner on human trafficking and advocate of social justice, and lobbies for legislative change in Washington, D.C. The lecture, "Human Trafficking – Modern Day Slavery," will be presented by Campus Ministry on Tuesday, March 17 at 12 p.m. in the Huntzinger and Alden Trust Rooms 218-219 of Insalaco Hall.
Posted Tuesday, Feb 10, 2015 
The Department of Speech-Language Pathology at Misericordia University will offer a comprehensive workshop on how to facilitate collaboration among professionals working with individuals with autism on Friday, March 13. The program, "Autism: Solutions for Successful Collaboration," is designed for professionals and parents of children with autism. It will feature experts in the areas of occupational therapy, speech-language pathology, psychology, social work and behavior. They will offer practical solutions to promote professional collaboration among the various health care disciplines utilized in the care of a person with autism, and also discuss how to actively involve families in the collaboration process.
Posted Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015 
Misericordia University will host the National History Day (NHD) regional competition on Saturday, March 7 at the campus in Dallas, Pa. More than 300 students from middle schools and high schools in Luzerne (except Hazleton School District), Lackawanna, Susquehanna, Pike, Wayne, Wyoming, Monroe, and Sullivan counties of Northeastern Pennsylvania are expected to participate.
Posted Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015 
The Dr. Midori Yamanouchi Lecture Series and the Departments of Biology, and History and Government at Misericordia University are bringing polar explorer, environmental scientist, author and adventurer Tim Jarvis AM to campus in March to headline a weeklong series of presentations and lectures that focus on climate change and global exploration. The public is invited to attend the free series of events.
Posted Wednesday, Feb 4, 2015 
Life in college matters, according to the recent "Great Jobs, Great Lives'' Gallup-Purdue University study. I know that is a rather simple statement, but when you boil down the essence of a college education – the overall experience is just as vital as the rigor of the academic programs and the engagement of the career placement office. Just as in life, experiences – both good and bad – shape the student today and the person who appears years down the road. The same holds true professionally.
Posted Thursday, Jan 29, 2015 
Misericordia University is offering rising high school juniors and seniors an opportunity to experience and learn more about exciting professions and residential life on a college campus in a series of seven Career Exploration Camps in June.
Posted Tuesday, Jan 27, 2015 
A Misericordia University speech-language pathology faculty-student research team recently presented two research studies at the 7th Estill World Voice Symposium, "Your Voice: From the Inside Out,'' in Melbourne, Australia.
Posted Monday, Jan 26, 2015 
Seven members of the Misericordia University campus community participated in the annual March for Life in Washington, D.C., in January.
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