DALLAS TWP. – Over 525 Misericordia University students, faculty and staff participated in the seventh annual Orientation Days of Service on Aug. 26-27.
The program gives first-year students a chance to learn about their new environment and an opportunity to learn about the university’s mission of providing service to others in need.
Nearly 436 members of the first-year class, along with orientation leaders, and faculty and staff volunteers, completed service work at 11 locations that include Back Mountain Trail; Camp Orchard Hill, Dallas Township; Mercy Center, Dallas Township; Wyoming Valley Montessori School, Kingston; Luzerne County Fairgrounds, Lehman Township; Meadows Nursing Center, Dallas Township; Blue Chip Farm Animal Refuge, Franklin Township; Lands at Hillside Farms, Shavertown; and Dorothy Day Catholic Worker Farm, Harveys Lake. The students also assisted with painting at the Bourger Women with Children house at 181 Lake St., and other sites on the Dallas Township campus.