The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

January 28, 2014

Misericordia University to hold open house for high school students and parents on March 29

The Daily Item

— DALLAS — Misericordia University is holding an open house program on the Back Mountain campus for high school students and their parents on March 29 beginning with registration at 9 a.m. 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 at the North Gate of the upper campus. A special “Meet the Coaches” session will be held from 9-10 a.m. The open house program will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The schedule includes refreshments, campus tours, a faculty session and lunch, and meetings with representatives of student services, athletics and financial aid. A session will also be held on the university’s Alternative Learner’s Project for students with learning disabilities.

All prospective students will have an opportunity to tour numerous buildings on the upper and lower campuses, 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.

The tours will also offer a look at the new athletic facilities, including Tambur Field, the new home to Cougar Baseball, and the University’s new John and Mary Metz Field House, adjacent to Manglesdorf Field. The University added football to its roster for the 2012 season and is just one of two schools in the Middle Atlantic Conference to offer all 23 varsity sports sponsored by the conference.

For more information about the open house or to register, contact the Misericordia University Admissions Office at (570) 675-4449, or toll free at (866) 262-6363, or by e-mail at Students can also visit Misericordia University online at