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


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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.
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