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Posted Friday, Mar 27, 2015 
Misericordia University served as one of seven host sites for the 6th annual Collaborative Care Conference that featured nearly 800 students and 150 faculty facilitators from 10 colleges and universities in northeastern and central Pennsylvania. Sponsored by the Northeastern/Central Pennsylvania Interprofessional Education Coalition (NECPA-IPEC), the conference promotes interprofessional approaches to health care. The coalition is comprised of Johnson College, King's College, Lackawanna College, Lock Haven University, Luzerne County Community College (LCCC), Marywood University, Misericordia University, Northeast Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center, Pennsylvania College of Technology, The Commonwealth Medical College, The University of Scranton, and Wilkes University. The mission of NECPA-IPEC is to provide vision and leadership to foster and support interprofessional education in health care.
Posted Thursday, Mar 26, 2015 
A team of Misericordia University medical imaging majors captured first place in the annual Pennsylvania Society of Radiologic Technologists Technibowl competition that was held during the spring conference and business meeting in Caraopolis, Pa. Misericordia University juniors Allison McIntyre, Ashland, Pa., and Kaitlin Fink, Catawissa, Pa., earned first place in the academic competition where students compete to answer questions in the field of medical imaging. McIntyre, the daughter of Cathy Canfield and Michael McIntyre of Ashland, and Fink, the daughter of Joel and Deborah Fink of Catawissa, captured the title for Misericordia University in sudden death after answering 30 questions that addressed radiation protection, equipment operation, imaging production and evaluation, radiographic procedures, and patient care and education.
Posted Tuesday, Mar 24, 2015 
A student-faculty team of Misericordia University occupational therapy researchers will present their research, "Development of a Memory Clinic for Older Adults: Promoting Productive Aging," in April at the 96th annual American Occupational Therapy Association conference in Nashville, Tenn.
Posted Thursday, Mar 19, 2015 
Misericordia University medical imaging major Allison McIntyre of Ashland, Pa., has been selected to participate in the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) 2015 Student Leadership Development Program in June.
Posted Wednesday, Mar 18, 2015 
Students from North Pocono High School, Moscow, Pa., had the opportunity to meet with representatives of the NBA's Cleveland Cavaliers, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders at the 15th annual Misericordia University Sport Management Roundtable.
Posted Tuesday, Mar 17, 2015 
Brenda Hage, Ph.D., D.N.P., C.R.N.P., professor of nursing and director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Misericordia University, has been selected as a fellow for the prestigious Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program for 2015-16.
Posted Tuesday, Mar 10, 2015 
Misericordia University recently recognized the 11th graduating class from the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Certificate Program during the annual certificate presentation ceremony in Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall on campus. Sixteen students completed the rigorous 18-month academic program, which includes classroom and clinical instruction. The sonography program – more commonly referred to as ultrasound – is designed for adult or non-traditional learners who possess the necessary pre-requisites. The program offers a convenient and predictable schedule with alternating weekend classes and a weekday clinical component. Classes begin every August.
Posted Monday, Mar 9, 2015 
Retired faculty and staff members will look back across the decades to help Misericordia University celebrate its 90th Anniversary at a special program and reception on Tuesday, March 24 from 4-6 p.m. in 217-219 Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall.
Posted Monday, Mar 9, 2015 
Charles J. Brody, Ph.D., a native of Nanticoke, Pa., and most recently an associate dean for academic affairs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina (UNC) Charlotte, Charlotte, N.C., has been named vice president of academic affairs at Misericordia University. He begins his new role at Misericordia on July 1
Posted Friday, Mar 6, 2015 
The Misericordia University Center for Adult and Continuing Education will hold a pair of Adult Learner and Transfer Open Houses in April for adult students who have general questions about entering or returning to college and who are interested in the Misericordia University Expressway Accelerated Degree Program. The first open house will be held Tuesday, April 21 from 4-7 p.m. in Room 317, Building 3 of Luzerne County Community College (LCCC), 1333 S. Prospect St., Nanticoke, Pa. The second open house will be held Wednesday, April 22 from 4-7 p.m. in the Board Room, 2nd Floor of Lackawanna College, 501 Vine St., Scranton, Pa.
Posted Friday, Mar 6, 2015 
Misericordia University and the Performing Arts Training Academy (PATA) are presenting the "Performing Arts Gala: Spring into Song'' on Saturday, April 25 from 7-9 p.m. in Lemmond Theater in Walsh Hall. The program is being held in support of the performing arts and serves as a kick off to a new performing arts season. Blending a mix of song, dance and drama by talented area performers, the spring gala will take the audience on a journey through the many styles of performance, including contemporary pop, musical theater, and lyrical song and dance, as well as classical song, slam poetry, monologues, and skits.
Posted Friday, Mar 6, 2015 
The Misericordia University American Medical Student Association Club is presenting its annual pre-medical conference, "From the Classroom to Life Flight: Medical Technology,'' for high school and college students interested in a career in medicine on Saturday, March 21 from 9 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. in Dudrick and Muth Rooms 216 and 217 of Sandy and Marlene Insalaco Hall. The event is free and open to high school and college students and their parents who are interested in pre-medicine or medical careers.
Posted Wednesday, Mar 4, 2015 
The Ruth Matthews Bourger Women with Children program at Misericordia University is selling thousands of pieces of new designer clothing as a special fundraiser on Thursday, March 12 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. in the lobby of the Anderson Sports and Health Center near the North Gate of campus. The sale is open to the public.
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.
Students walking from the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library
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