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Commencement keynote: 'Fragile planet needs women and men of Mercy'

Brian Palma '14 poses with his girlfriend, Morgan Weber.
Sister Deirdre Mullan, RSM, PhD., has seen and experienced the frailties and injustices the modern world has to offer in her various roles with the United Nations, Mercy Reaches Mercy, UNICEF, Mercy Global Concern and many other worthy causes.

Sister Mullan, the executive director of Mercy Reaches Mercy and consultant director of UNICEF, shared two short stories during her keynote address at Misericordia University’s 4th annual winter commencement ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 14 that addres...
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Misericordia welcomes the start of the holiday season

Student Leila Comerford decorates the Christmas tree.
The entire Misericordia University campus community celebrated the beginning of the holiday season at a tree trimming and manger ceremony in the lobby of Mercy Hall.

Beyond Harmony, Misericordia’s all-woman a cappella group, provided musical entertainment with a selection of Christmas carols. Sister Jean Messaros, RSM, vice president of Mission Integration, served as host for the event. Cheyne Wago, assistant director of admissions, offered a prayer, and President Thomas J. Botzman, Ph....
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Military Advanced Education names MU a top military-friendly university

Misericordia University has been awarded the designation of a Top Military-Friendly University by Military Advanced Education (MAE) in its 2015 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges & Universities. Misericordia University is the only college or university in Luzerne County to be recognized in the annual publication. The complete guide is available online at

“Misericordia University is proud to be recognized by Military Advanced Education as a place where our nation’s vete...
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Teacher Education Department presents Excellence in Teaching Awards to regional educators
The Misericordia University Teacher Education Department recently honored educators from Pittston Ar...
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Medical Imaging Club raises money for Candy's Place
A service-learning project undertaken by students in the Misericordia University Medical Imaging Clu...
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Misericordia joins Generation Study Abroad Initiative
Misericordia University has joined the Generation Study Abroad initiative of the Institute of Intern...
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Spanish Surrealist Joan Miro headlines exhibits in Friedman, MacDonald galleries
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The Pauly Friedman Art Gallery at Misericordia University will present the works of Spanish painter,...
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Open house programs scheduled for adult learners in January

The Misericordia University Center for Adult and Continuing Education is holding two open house p...
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Teacher Education majors inducted into Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society

The Teacher Education Department at Misericordia University recently inducted seven students into th...
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