Misericordia University students in the Physical Therapy Club recently volunteered at the Wilkes-Barre Veterans Affairs Medical Center's annual Veterans Salute Ceremony.
Misericordia University students enrolled in the Doctor of Physical Therapy program assisted patients at the facility by helping them get from their rooms to the program. They also served them lunch while getting to know them by listening to their life stories.
The following Misericordia University students participated in the volunteer program: Caitlin Cromley, Jersey Shore, Pa.; Jomar Farrales, Cranston, R.I.; Dennis Halpin, New Hartford, N.Y.; Tyler Hess, McClure, Pa.; D.J. Kelleher, Sayre, Pa.; Danica Kuti, Landing, N.J.; Gabby Lamanna, Hillsborough, N.J.; Bethany Raudenbush, Hellertown, Pa., and Dayna Richter, Dingmans Ferry, Pa.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Misericordia University is a 6½-year professional program in which students receive a bachelor's degree and a doctor of physical therapy degree. Undergraduate students complete the requirements for their bachelor's degree during their first 3½ years of study in programs like biology, business administration, health care management, psychology, sport management, and more. Students accepted into the Misericordia program as first-year students are guaranteed to progress into the graduate program as long as they are in good academic standing.
Misericordia also accepts transfer students into the doctoral program. Academically qualified students with a bachelor's degree can complete the doctorate degree in three years.
For more information about the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at Misericordia University, please call (570) 674-6400 or log on to www.misericordia.edu/pt. Founded and Sponsored 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.
Misericordia University students in the Physical Therapy Club recently volunteered at the Wilkes-Barre Veterans Affairs Medical Center's annual Veterans Salute Ceremony. Participating in the program, from left, are Bethany Raudenbush, Hellertown, Pa.; Tyler Hess, McClure, Pa.; Caitlin Cromley, Jersey Shore, Pa.; D.J. Kelleher, Sayre, Pa., and Dayna Richter, Dingmans Ferry, Pa. Absent from photo are Jomar Farrales, Cranston, R.I.; Danica Kuti, Landing, N.J., and Gabby Lamanna, Hillsborough, N.J.