Misericordia professor earns Ph.D. from Widener


Darlene Kuchinski-Donnelly recently earned a Ph.D. in nursing from Widener University. During doctoral studies, Dr. Donnelly received the National League for Nursing Jonas Scholar Award from 2016-2018 where she presented her research entitled “Emotional Engagement: The relationships among autonomy, competence, and relatedness, and emotional engagement in the online learning environment” in Orlando, Fla. Dr. Donnelly is an assistant professor of nursing at Misericordia University and resides in Hobbie (Wapwallopen) with her husband, Joseph, and three children. ​