Misericordia University plans open house for Aug. 18

FOR THE TIMES LEADER/CHARLOTTE BARTIZEK The historic Misericordia University archway on Lake Street has been renovated and rededicated. Built in the 1920's it is an iconic landmark in the back mountain. - Dallas Post file photo

DALLAS TWP. — Misericordia University will hold an open house program for high school students and their parents from 10 a.n. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18.

The program offers a tour of the more than 124-acre campus, meetings with Misericordia students, faculty and coaches, as well as information sessions with admissions and financial aid counselors.

The program begins with registration at 9 a.m. in the Anderson Sports and Health Center inside the North Gate. A special ‘Meet the Coaches’ session is available from 9-10 a.m.

The schedule includes campus tours, a faculty session and lunch and meetings with representatives of student services, athletics and financial aid. A session also is available about the Alternative Learner’s Project for students with learning disabilities.

Prospective students will be able to tour numerous buildings, including the 40,000-square-foot John J. Passan Hall, 100 Lake St., Dallas. Passan Hall houses state-of-the-art simulator laboratories and classrooms in the nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy and speech-language pathology programs of the College of Health Sciences and Education.

The tours are also slated for Misericordia’s athletic facilities, including Tambur Field, the home to Cougar Baseball, and the University’s John and Mary Metz Field House, adjacent to Manglesdorf Field.

Contact the Misericordia University Admissions Office at 570-675-4449 or at admiss@misericordia.edu to register or acquire information about the open house program.

FOR THE TIMES LEADER/CHARLOTTE BARTIZEK The historic Misericordia University archway on Lake Street has been renovated and rededicated. Built in the 1920’s it is an iconic landmark in the back mountain.

https://www.mydallaspost.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/web1_TTL-06032018-MU-arch-redo-3.cmyk_.jpgFOR THE TIMES LEADER/CHARLOTTE BARTIZEK The historic Misericordia University archway on Lake Street has been renovated and rededicated. Built in the 1920’s it is an iconic landmark in the back mountain.

Dallas Post file photo