First Posted: 9/24/2013
Students, faculty and staff with the Departments of Nursing and Occupational Therapy at Misericordia University recently participated in the seventh annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre. The three-mile walk benefited the Greater Northeast Pennsylvania chapter of the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention, which delivers innovative prevention programs. Participants, from left, first row: nursing students Sherry Chen, Kingston, and Ashley Silberg, Allentown. Second row: Todd Hastings, assistant professor of nursing; and nursing students Ashley Anderson, Blue Bell; Brooke Anderson, Blue Bell; Claudia Henry, Lyons, N.Y.; Heather Krzywicki, Mountain Top; Christina Demellier, Wilkes-Barre; Erika Woychio, Hanover Township; Emily Woychio, daughter of Erika Woychio; Elizabeth Papciak; Brian Papciak; and Brian Papciak Jr., son of Brian Papciak, all of Wilkes-Barre; and occupational therapy student James Duffy, Shavertown.