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Misericordia University is ranked 369 among over 800 colleges and universities from across the United States in the Wall Street Journal/Times 2022 Higher Education College Rankings. Misericordia rose 30 spots since last year’s ranking.
The Misericordia University Community Choir seeks new members for its fall virtual program. The choir is open to Misericordia students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. Prior choral experience is required.
Misericordia University is ranked among the best national universities in U.S. News & World Report's 2022 edition of Best Colleges after several years of ranking in the best regional north category. Misericordia University is recognized as a national university after its Carnegie Classification changed from a Masters Medium to a Doctoral Professional institution of higher education for the 2019-20 academic year. Colleges and universities in the "National Universities" category of the ranking system offer a full range of undergraduate majors, plus master's and doctoral programs, and emphasize faculty research and/or award professional practice doctorates, according to U.S. News & World Report.
Misericordia University teacher education students recently received their student teaching assignments for the fall 2021 semester. The fifteen week student teaching experience provides an opportunity for teacher candidates to apply principles and theories from their program to actual practice in the classroom, across diverse populations, ages, and school settings. Under the supervision of Misericordia faculty and highly qualified cooperating teachers, teacher candidates make explicit connections with content areas, cognitive development, motivation, and learning styles while demonstrating the complex competencies and responsibilities required by effective classroom teachers.
Jean Messaros, RSM, retired vice president for Mission Integration at Misericordia University, received the Catherine McAuley Medal during the University’s Opening Convocation ceremony on August 26, 2021. The McAuley Medal is awarded by the Board of Trustees and is Misericordia’s highest honor. It recognizes significant service to others in the spirit of Catherine McAuley, the founder of the Sisters of Mercy. The award also notes a lifetime commitment to the ideals and goals of the University and the values to which it aspires.
Misericordia University recently recognized the 2021 graduating class from the Physician Assistant Studies Graduate Program during a White Coat Ceremony in the Lemmond Theater located in Walsh Hall.
Nineteen students completed the rigorous 25-month Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies (MSPAS) program, including classroom and clinical instruction. The program prepares graduates to sit for the Physician Assistant National Certification Examination (PANCE).