Bourger Women with Children Program


A Special Opportunity for Single Mothers

If you are a single mother who is determined to finish your education and provide a better life for your children, Misericordia University has a special program that can help you reach your goal. The Ruth Matthews Bourger Women With Children Program is designed for academically qualified single mothers of all ages, providing them with the opportunity to attend classes while living on the Misericordia campus, with their children (mothers with children between the ages of 2 and 8 can apply).

This program offers convenient, personal support and financial help that can lead to confidence, academic success and economic self-sufficiency.

For more information, please contact the Director, Katherine Pohlidal, at (570) 674-6728.

Click here to download the application for the Ruth Matthews Bourger Women With Children Program


Students walking from the Mary Kintz Bevevino Library

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The U.S. Department of Education has been working to establish the Postsecondary Institution Rating System (PIRS) since President Obama announced it in August 2013. The proposed system is planned to provide consumers of higher education with objective data and information that helps students make educated decisions between different institutions. It also aims to improve the shared principles of access, affordability and outcomes. While the federal government's messaging is sound, the most recent update does little to allay the concerns that have been expressed by educators, students and families alike.
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