Misericordia University schedules open house for Sept. 29


DALLAS TWP. — Misericordia University will hold an open house program on the Back Mountain campus for high school students and their parents from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29. The program offers an informative 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 of the upper campus. A special “Meet the Coaches” session will be held from 9 to 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 be available about the Alternative Learner’s Project for students with learning disabilities.

Prospective students will have an opportunity to tour numerous buildings including the 40,000-square-foot John J. Passan Hall. 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 will also offer a look at 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. The university recently added men’s volleyball to its roster for the 2017-18 season.

To register or get more information the open house program, please contact the admissions office at 570-675-4449, 1-866-262-6363 or by e-mail at admiss@misericordia.edu.