The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) and Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) presented Misericordia University with a $50,000 Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grant. This project was recommended for ARC funding by the NEPA Alliance and the Pennsylvania Office of Appalachian Development.
ARC funding for equipment acquisition will augment the teaching and learning for students and faculty comprising the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) and the College of Health Sciences (CHS) and will support the professional development of the future medical and health care professionals and biologists, biochemists, and chemists.
For more information about Misericordia University, please call (570) 674-6400 or log on to www.misericordia.edu. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1924, Misericordia University is Luzerne County’s first four-year college and offers 34 academic programs on the graduate and undergraduate levels in full- and part-time formats. Misericordia University ranks in the top tier of the Best Regional Universities – North category of U.S. News and World Report’s 2015 edition of Best Colleges, and was designated a 2015 Best Northeastern College by the Princeton Review.