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Adult students find support through Center for Adult and Continuing Education

Posted by Guest Staff Blogger on Jan 19, 2016

The thought of starting college can be intimidating, even a bit frightening. There are concerns about meeting academic challenges and demands, managing time and workloads, fitting in, making friends, and handling the stress that comes with it all.

 

Adult learners, like traditional students, share many of these same concerns. However, they also need to consider how they will pay for college while supporting a family, balance the demands of work and school, and still make time for their families.

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Topics: Student Services

Celebrating a season of giving

Posted by Guest Staff Blogger on Dec 15, 2015

The kindness and generosity of our adult learners at Misericordia never ceases to amaze my colleagues and me in the Center for Adult and Continuing Education. At a time of the year when people are at their busiest, members of Misericordia University’s Adult Student Council still find the time to help others.

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Topics: Misericordia Proud

Fearing Finals Week? There's help.

Posted by Guest Staff Blogger on Dec 10, 2015

Feeling stressed the week before finals? Between therapy dog kisses and free pizza at Alumni Pie, the library staff are here to offer the support you need to successfully navigate this hectic time of year.

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'All are welcome' at the Adult Student Council

Posted by Guest Staff Blogger on Oct 22, 2015

When a group of adult students at Misericordia University expressed a desire to have a voice on campus and become more involved in the campus community, they did what motivated individuals with a common goal do – they got organized! The result was the formation of the University’s first adult learner organization – the Misericordia University Adult Student Council.


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Topics: Student Life

Use the Force (of the Student Success Center)!

Posted by Guest Staff Blogger on Oct 16, 2015


Next week, midterm grades will post and many students may be feeling like they successfully flew in and destroyed a Death Star, while others may wonder if their academic career is in a Darth Vader chokehold. The Student Success Center (SSC) offers a variety of resources to help students perform at their best.

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Topics: Student Services

A Warm Homecoming Welcome

Posted by Guest Staff Blogger on Oct 1, 2015

Ah, Homecoming Weekend. It only comes but once a year when the air is crisp, every food comes in “pumpkin flavor,” and every walk across campus is accompanied by the crunch of leaves beneath your feet.  As one of the largest and most cherished alumni events hosted on Misericordia’s campus each year, I am proud to be a part of it.

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Topics: Alumni

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You are reading the official blog of Misericordia University. Here you will find insights from students, faculty, staff, and alumni about what it's like to be here and be #MisericordiaProud.