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Inauguration of Misericordia University's 15th President - Daniel J. Myers, Ph.D. April 22, 2022

Wednesday, April 20

Instress Cover-to-Cover Reading - Join a group of students and faculty for a reading of the University's literary magazine. McGowan room (3rd floor, library), 12:15 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. Open to all.

The Autism Center at Misericordia University will host Acceptance is an Action, a free symposium featuring an international best-selling author and speaker, Tyler McNamer (virtual).  An in-person expert panel will conduct a question-and-answer session following the main presentation. 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Lemmond Theater, Walsh Hall. Visit this link to download the event flyer.

Open to the public. Registration required. Please visit this link to signup

Thursday, April 21 

Academic Lectures 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. 
A two-hour academic symposium focused on two of the critical concerns of the Sisters of Mercy – immigration and the earth.  Presenters include Ellen McLaughlin, Professor of Occupational Therapy, and David Rehm, Vice President of Academic Affairs.  Insalaco Hall 218-219, with a reception following.
Open to the public.

Friedman Art Gallery exhibition launch for Lost Worlds with reception 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Pauly Friedman Art Gallery
Open to the public.

Friday, April 22

Inauguration Mass (reservation required) 11:00 a.m. University Chapel, Mercy Hall

Inauguration Dignitary Luncheon (invite only) 12:00 p.m. Insalaco Hall

Inauguration Ceremony(reservation required) 2:00 p.m. (Doors open at 1:15 p.m.) Lemmond Theater, Walsh Hall

Congratulatory Inauguration Reception 4:30 p.m. Insalaco Hall

The President's own classic rock band, Quest, will perform live beginning at  7:30 p.m. in Insalaco Hall 216-219 on campus. There will be free refreshments and giveaways.
(Open to University students, faculty, staff, and their families as well as our advisory boards and other friends of the university. Weather permitting.)

Saturday, April 23

Morning of Service 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. Catherine McAuley House, Plymouth, PA

Join Misericordia University President Dan Myers for the President's Day of Service on Saturday, April 23rd from 9:00am-12:00pm. The Misericordia Community is invited to volunteer with Dr. Myers at the Catherine McAuley House in Plymouth for some outdoor spring cleaning! Transportation is provided. RSVP required by visiting this link
Open to University students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Trustee Associate Gala (Tickets are available but need to be purchased in advance. Sponsor opportunities also available.) - Anderson Sport and Health Center

Misericordia University will honor our donors and commemorate the Inauguration of Dr. Myers on campus in the Anderson Center. The beautifully themed evening will be inspired by elements of the Philadelphia flower show.

Cocktail Reception 5:30 p.m.
Program 6:30 p.m.
Dinner 7:00 p.m.
Live Band/Dancing 8:00 p.m.