Archive for August, 2015

August 31, 2015

Monday, August 31st, 2015

We are therefore Christ’s ambassadors, as though God were making his appeal through us. We implore you on Christ’s behalf: Be reconciled to God.

2 Corinthians 5:20


2015-2016 Messiah College Ambassadors!

2015-2016 Messiah College Ambassadors!

2015-2016 Academic Year

Welcome back! It was so great meeting with the new Ambassador team today. THANK YOU for your time and attention during all of the information today. Hopefully it was helpful as we prepare for a new recruitment cycle. If at any point you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Tim, Rachel, or Heather, or email We are looking forward to a GREAT year with all of you.

Chapel Hosting

Please plan to meet in the Admissions Office at 9:20 am to greet prospective guests for chapel.

Tuesday, September 1: No chapel hosts this week
Thursday, September 3: No chapel hosts this week


Ambassador Assessment

The Ambassador Assessment will be made available September 7 – 11. It will be 50 questions long, and you are required to receive at least a 90% (45/50) before you are allowed to give tours to prospective students. Please review the Admissions magazine and your training manual this week so that you are prepared for the assessment next week.


Sign-up for Practice Tours

Please make sure you have signed up for a practice tour! All Ambassadors must compete at least one practice tour prior to leading campus tours on event days. If you have not yet signed up for a time, please email

RSVP for Pizza & Soccer Game with President Phipps!

On Saturday, September 19, Ambassadors have the opportunity to attend a pizza dinner and soccer game with President Phipps. A free pizza dinner will be held in Hostetter Chapel at 5:30 pm with President Phipps, and then she will attend the soccer game with you at 7:00. Please sign-up for this event online. You must RSVP by Wednesday, September 16.


Professional Development – Mix & Mingle – September 28

Our first professional development opportunity is scheduled for Monday, September 28 from 4:00 – 5:00 in Hostetter Sanctuary. At this “Mix & Mingle” event, Mike True, Talent Development & Marketing Senior Associate, will be leading a session about tips on mingling and networking in a professional setting. Light refreshments will be provided, and you’ll have an opportunity to put your newly learned skills to practice as you meet the Admissions Staff at 4:30 pm. This will be great preparation for our Admissions events. All Ambassadors are expected to attend. Please RSVP to confirm your attendance for our food order.

Upcoming Events

Saturday, September 19 – Pizza & Soccer Game with President Phipps
Saturday, September 26 – Overnight experience
Monday, September 28 – Professional Development
Sunday, October 4 – Overnight Experience
Sunday, October 11 – Overnight Experience
Monday, October 12 – Open House!

Something to Share?

Were you recently recognized for an accomplishment, or are you involved in an upcoming campus concert, game, or activity? We’d love to know about it! Please email any campus news and involvements to