Last Full Week of the Semester!

Spring Fling this Friday

Don’t forget to come out for SAB’s Last dance of the school year this Friday at 8pm! Tickets can be bought at the ticket office by Eisenhower circle.

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 Bubble Tea and Karaoke!

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Join the Asian Student Association in their last event of the semester! Come on down to South Side Cafe on May 2nd for some refreshing Bubble Tea, only $2 per cup (cash only)! Let go of your frustrations with the semester by singing some karaoke! All proceeds will be donated. Hope to see you there!


Operation Beautiful Week!

Some of you may have participated in recent Minds Matter Chapels involving Body Image! It is time to take the information you learned and put it into practice! This week, the Imaginem Dei house is sponsoring Operation Beautiful! You may have heard about it at your floor meeting yesterday!

Our goal is that you take the time that you may spend thinking about your outward appearance to reflect on the creation the Lord has made you to be. For example, maybe some time spent at the gym can be turned into devotional time. Ladies, maybe the time you spend on hair and makeup can be cut short to serve others! The possibilities are endless!

Keep your eyes peeled for little messages of joy and encouragement throughout the week! Let’s take this week to be thankful for the individual, beloved, creations the Lord has made us to be!

Just to get you thinking about the importance of this week-check out this video!


Kayaking on the Breeches

What better way to take a study break than to go kayaking on the Breeches this Saturday?!

Who: The first people to email!
What: Kayaking on the Yellow Breeches
Where: Meet at the covered bridge
When: 11:00am on Saturday. We should be back to campus by 1 or 1:30pm
Why: You need a study break to enjoy God’s creation and kayak with some awesome people!

Make sure you dress in layers and DO NOT wear cotton. There is no experience necessary. It’s supposed to be 72 degrees and sunny, so it will be a beautiful day!

Email Lizzy at eb1349@messiah.edu if you want to come!

 

If you don’t have time for a study break this Saturday, why not come kayaking on the breeches this SUNDAY instead (or come to both! :))

Who: The first people to email
What: Kayaking on the Yellow Breeches
Where: Meet at the covered bridge
When: 2:30pm on Sunday. We should be back to campus between 4:30-5.

DO NOT wear cotton! There is no experience necessary. It’s supposed to be in the 70s, so it will be a beautiful day!

Email Brielle at ba1220@messiah.edu if you want to paddle on Sunday!


GROJ Sale!

The GROJ sale is the Sunday! Today is the last day to sign up if you want to buy a spot. A Great opportunity to do some spring cleaning. Come out for the Sale in Brubaker on Sunday to get some cool new stuff!

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Engineering Symposium

The 12th Annual Symposium of the School of Science, Engineering and Health will be held on Friday, May 1st in the Frey, Jordan and Kline academic buildings. More than 150 students from within the school will participate in oral and poster presentations in sessions that are scheduled throughout the day. A detailed schedule and program is available on the Symposium website.
http://www.messiah.edu/info/20729/about_the_school/1220/seh_symposium. Celebrate the work, creativity and innovation reflected in the rich and diverse variety of oral and poster presentations. Many presentations will describe basic or applied research projects and represent the culmination of months (or years) of effort by graduating seniors. A number of presentations will highlight how talents and resources are being used to address needs in the developing world. Plan to join us to celebrate the accomplishments of the students!
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SAB Lost Films Presents: Big Hero 6

 

 

 

Don’t Forget Parking Registration!

Parking Registration

Will you be commuting to Messiah next year?
 
If you are an undergraduate student commuting to Messiah you must purchase a commuter parking permit.  The easiest way to do this is through the online parking registration process.  Your on line parking registration timeslot will be assigned sometime between April 24 and May 4.  Registration takes place beginning with your timeslot between the hours of 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST Monday to Friday.
To receive the early registration price of $50/year you must register prior to July 31.  Prices increase to $75/year beginning August 1.
If you are unable to register online utilizing your timeslot you may:
1.       Complete a parking request form.  The form is available on the Falcon Exchange website under Quick Links at: http://www.messiah.edu/info/20746/student_vehicle_registration.
 
2.       Print out your completed Student Parking Permit Registration form and mail it to:
Student Financial Services, Falcon Exchange
Messiah College
One College Avenue Suite 4516
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
OR
3.       Email your completed Student Parking Permit Registration to us at:  falconexchange@messiah.edu.
Questions or difficulties should be directed to the Falcon Exchange at falconexchange@messiah.edu or call 717-691-6052.


Impact venture challenge

Over the last several weeks, The Impact Venture Challenge has enabled groups of students/alumni/mentors toward developing faith informed business plans that create ventures which bring positive societal change in the world. The final 6 teams will be pitching their plans to 6 distinguished judges and prize monies totaling $10,000 will be awarded. Please visit the website, http://www.impactventurechallenge.com, to view the 6 finalists and their business ideas. Don’t miss this exciting, student-driven event.When – Tuesday, April 28, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Where – Hostetter Chapel

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FREE Jon Bellion Concert!


 Prezi Training

The president’s office is pleased to announce that we are offering our final Prezi training for those who were unable to participate in the previous sessions. If you intend on participating in the training, please plan to attend both sessions as they will contain different information. The Prezi Training will be as follows:

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 (Classroom Instruction)
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Prezi Training Frey 150

Thursday, April 30, 2015 (Hands-On Workshop)
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM Prezi Training Boyer 337

To RSVP: MCSquare -> Employee/Student tab -> Employee/Student Training section -> Technology Sessions -> Click on each link to sign up for the classroom and workshop instruction

If you have any questions, please feel free to email Kaitlyn Gehris, President’s Office Assistant and Prezi Ambassador for Messiah College kg1332@messiah.edu. Feel free to visit my Prezi blog website at mcpreziambassador.weebly.com.


Opera Workshop

Opera Workshop, a Department of Music ensemble, will run in the fall semester, 2015. In order to participate in Opera Workshop (MUEN 149) one must audition.

Audition information:
WHEN: Wednesday, May 6th, 3-5 pm
WHERE: Choral Rehearsal room, High Center #132
WHAT: Please prepare one (1) solo art song or opera aria to perform from memory.
WHO: You! A pianist will be provided, but you may bring your own.
WHY: Because performing opera is an exhilarating and invaluable experience.

More ensemble information:
Opera Workshop (MUEN 149) will meet on Tuesdays/Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 pm during the fall semester. Participants must be available on both days/times. Participants may register the ensemble for .5 credit or 0 credit – either way one must be available for rehearsals. A concert of opera scenes from operas of varying time periods and languages with piano accompaniment is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, December 9th at 8 pm in Miller Theater.

For further information, please contact Dr. Damian Savarino (dsavarin@messiah.edu)


Spring Fling!

Get pumped for the last dance of the year, held in Hitchcock Arena!

The dance will be on May 1st from 8 PM – 12 AM. We ask that you wear semi-formal attire.

Remember the DJ Competition Dance? Yeah? Those guys who won, DJ Kafui and the ThreeJs? They’re going to be DJ-ing, so come out for quite a show and great time!

Grab your tickets NOW at the Ticket Office, $12 for students with an ID and $15 for guests.

Great ready to have the time of your life! You don’t want to miss this final SAB event!

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Summer Brave

Have you had a chance to see the Department of Theatre and Dance’s production of Summer Brave yet? If not, don’t worry… You still have four more chances to see it. And even better, you have a chance to see it for free!

This Thursday, April 23, every 7th ticket sold at the door for the 8:00pm performance that evening will be FREE! Will you be one of the lucky winners?

If you can’t make it on Thursday, you can still purchase tickets for one of the other performances on April 24 and 25 at 8:00pm and April 26 at 3:00pm. Tickets are available at the ticket office, online at www.messiah.edu/tickets, by phone at (717) 691-6036, or at the door. (Only tickets sold at the door for the 8:00pm performance on Thursday, April 23 are eligible for the free ticket giveaway.)


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SAB Lost Films Presents: Whiplash

A first-year music student (Miles Teller) wins a seat behind the drums in a jazz band led by a teacher (J.K. Simmons) who uses fear and intimidation to push his students to perfection. Come out this weekend! See the trailer here.

 

Service Day!

Spring Fling is Two Weeks Away!

Get your ticket and come to the last dance of the semester!

Got Art?

Student Work 2014-15: The Annual Juried Exhibition is an annual exhibition in the Aughinbaugh Gallery. This is a terrific opportunity to build your exhibition record, and to place your work in conversation with works of your colleagues and visitors to the gallery. Talk to your studio professors about your best work. Everyone should consider submitting something.

Eligibility:

Messiah College full and part-time students. Art majors and non-art majors enrolled in any Art Studio courses this past  (2014-15) school year.

Art work created in any art class since the jurying of last year’s summer show including all of this academic year.

Work from the Senior Show is not eligible.

Each student is permitted a total of six entries across all categories.

All work should be exhibition ready: framed, etc. as necessary for professional exhibition.

 Submission Date:

Tuesday, April 21, Noon – 8PM

Submit artwork to the Aughinbaugh Gallery

Please direct exhibition related questions to:

Elizabeth Dubin

Director, Aughinbaugh Gallery

edubin@messiah.edu


Got Junk? GROJ SALE!

Need to make a few bucks? Res Life, Sustainability the SILP offices are hosting GROJ Sale!
Get Rid Of Junk SALE!

Sunday, May 3
1-5pm
Brubaker Auditorium

Spots are $5 each.
Limited tables available for an additional $5.

Sellers open to students only: You, your roommates, your club, your group. You all have stuff to sell. Why not do it here? (Buyers will be open to the Messiah community that day).

Spots go on sale TODAY at the Larsen Student Union reception desk beginning at 8am. Cash only to reserve your spot. Spots sold until gone.
More info about sale available at Larsen desk. Questions? silp@messiah.edu

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SAB Excursion: The Price Is Right

We are thrilled to announce our SAB Spring excursion to The Price is Right LIVE at the American Music Theatre in Lancaster, PA on Sunday April 19th (Leaving Messiah at 5:30pm, show at 7:00pm, arriving back at Messiah at 10:00pm)

For only $15, you can have the chance to win thousands of dollars in prizes or cash and participate in America’s favorite game show! Featuring a celebrity host* and your favorite games like Plinko, Cliffhangers, The Big Wheel and of course the extraordinary Showcase, The Price is Right is ready to have you “COME ON DOWN!”
Tickets, valued at $40 but can be yours for just $15, go on sale April 13th at the Messiah ticket office. Tickets are on sale to STUDENTS ONLY.

For more information about The Price is Right Live! click here: http://priceisrightlive.com/
For more information about the American Music Theatre click here: http://amtshows.com/

*The host is not Drew Carey…The Price is Right has two US shows, the traveling tour (which is what we will be attending) and the CBS televised show in Los Angeles, which features Drew Carey.


White-Water Rafting!

When is rafting?: Sunday, April 26th.  Plan on this being an all day trip (times will be solidified soon).

How Much: The cost of the trip is $40 which covers transportation, raft rental, shuttle token, river fees, and lunch.  This is a great deal!! Actual cost of the trip is about $120 per person but the Outdoors Club is subsidizing each person’s expenses.  You are responsible for your own meal on the way to the river and the way home (typically we stop at a fast food restaurant).

Where: We will be rafting on the lower Youghiogheny River in Ohiopyle, PA (about 3 hours away in southwestern PA).  This will be class III and IV white water.

Class III:  Intermediate.  Rapids with moderate, irregular waves which may be difficult to avoid and which can swamp an open canoe.  Complex maneuvers in fast current and good boat control in tight passages or around ledges are often required; large waves or strainers may be present but are easily avoided.  Strong eddies and powerful current effects can be found, particularly on large-volume rivers.  Scouting is advisable for inexperienced parties.  Injuries while swimming are rare; self-rescue is usually easy, but group assistance may be required to avoid long swims.

Class IV:  Advance.  Intense, powerful but predictable rapids requiring precise boat handling in turbulent water.  Depending on the character of the river, it may feature large, unavoidable waves and holes or constricted passages demanding fast maneuvers under pressure.  A fast, reliable eddy turn may be needed to initiate maneuvers, scout or rest.  Rapids may require “must” moves above dangerous hazards.  Scouting is necessary the first time down.  Risk of injury to swimmers is moderate to high, and water conditions may make self-rescue difficult.  Group assistance for rescue is often essential but requires practiced skills.

Rapid descriptions are from the American Whitewater Association (AWA).

The trip in the fall is a self-guided trip. However, this trip will have a raft guide in each raft. This trip is VERY beginner friendly.

How to pay: You can now pay the $40 at the Student Programs Office upstairs in the Union. Please put the $$ in an envelope labeled White Water Rafting with your name and ID number on it as well. Hand it to whoever is at the front desk, and they will give you some information forms and liability forms that you need to fill out and bring with you on rafting day.

You are not signed up until you pay.

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What: White Water Rafting
When: Sunday, April 26
Where: Youghiogheny River in Ohiopyle, PA
Pay the $40 in cash or check at the Student Programs Office in the Union

If you have any questions email me, Katie Freeman, at kf1273@messiah.edu Do not respond to this email.


SAB Lost Films Presents: The Grand Budapest Hotel

Spring Weather and Service Day!

Spring Shabing!

Come out for Spring Shabing this weekend to celebrate and enjoy the warm weather. Enjoy activities like egg toss, twister, tye dye, and even an inflatable wrecking ball!

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Don’t Forget to Sign Up For Service Day!

This year, Service Day will be held on Thursday, April 16. The College will host Area M Special Olympics and is in need of volunteers – track & field or pool buddies, track & field or pool events workers, and even clowns!   There are also opportunities to volunteer off-campus.
To volunteer for all Service Day opportunities, visit our website at http://www.messiah.edu/agape. (Note: All educators and students in Created and Called for Community classes will be serving as track & field buddies and do not need to register.)
Thank you for your service to the College and the greater community. If you have any questions, please contact the Agape Center at ext. 7255.


Eyas Eggstravaganza Easter Egg Hunt!

THIS FRIDAY NIGHT (April 10th) is the annual Eyas Eggstravaganza Easter Egg Hunt. The event will begin at 8:00 pm in the Union and will conclude by 10 o’clock.

Come have some fun with friends, get some egg-ercise on the hunt, and make yourself feel egg-stra special by winning CASH & COOL PRIZES.

Now, does the Easter Bunny support this event, you ask? Oh yes, he’s a rabbit fan.

Please note this event is entirely free and sponsored by Eyas, Your Student Alumni Council.
See you there!


 

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 MCEA Finals Treat Fundraiser

Want to brighten up your friends finals week? Send them a fun treat through campus mail and support MCEA at the same time! We are taking orders for these special treats with fun sayings starting Today through April 24th. On this form  are all the options and prices. Please enclose your money when you place your orders.


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Happy Easter!

Easter Break!

There will be no classes on Friday 4/3 through Monday 4/6. Classes will resume on Tuesday 4/7.


 Senators Tickets!

Do you like hanging out with your friends and watching baseball? Then members of the Sport Management Society have something for you. We will be selling tickets and vouchers for Harrisburg Senators games. Tickets will be for the game being played Friday, April 24th and vouchers can be redeemed for any regular season game. The April 24th game will feature fireworks immediately following the game. When you buy a ticket for the April 24th game you can also choose to enter a raffle for the chance to throw out the first pitch! We will also be selling $4 food vouchers (which includes a hot dog, chips, and a drink) that can be redeemed at the game. This will save you a lot of money!
Tickets will be sold on-campus starting March 24th and ending April 12th. We will be accepting cash, check, or falcon dollars. Checks should be made payable to Messiah College.
Where are tickets/vouchers being sold? Mon/Wed/Fri: In the Union from 5 to 9:30 pm Tues/Thurs: Eisenhower Commons after chapel from 10:30 am to 2 pm Fri/Sat: Outside of Parmer Cinema from 5 to 9 pm April 10th- @ the Falcon Hut from 3:30 to 5:30 during the Baseball & Softball games Tickets and Vouchers- $10 Food Vouchers- $4


Sign Up For Service Day!

This year, Service Day will be held on Thursday, April 16. The College will host Area M Special Olympics and is in need of volunteers – track & field or pool buddies, track & field or pool events workers, and even clowns!   There are also opportunities to volunteer off-campus.
To volunteer for all Service Day opportunities, visit our website at http://www.messiah.edu/agape. (Note: All educators and students in Created and Called for Community classes will be serving as track & field buddies and do not need to register.)
Thank you for your service to the College and the greater community. If you have any questions, please contact the Agape Center at ext. 7255.

Splice Film Festival!

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The 2015 Splice Film Festival, Messiah’s competitive screening for student work, announces its Call for Entries. Films can be any length or genre. You do not have to be a film student in order to submit work to the festival. Please submit online links to your film on youtube or vimeo with password information if necessary to kimbesi@messiah.edu by 5 p.m. April 8th. Final program determinations will be made by April 13th. The Splice Film Festival will be held in Parmer Cinema on April 26th at 6:30 p.m.


 Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra Concert!

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 Practice Your Interview Skills Online!

Want to practice your interviewing skills any time day or night?  Check out the latest technology in interviewing.  The Career and Professional Development Office would like you to check out InterviewStream.  Through the InterviewStream technology, you can record an interview and submit it to the Career and Professional Development Center to have it critiqued.  We will provide feedback on what you need to do to make your interview answers more effective.  You can select from a pre-set list of questions or you can make your own set of interview questions.  To get started, simply go to: www.messiah.edu/career.  Click on the InterviewStream link>>first time users and click the sign up now button.  Follow the step by step instructions on how to complete an interview.

If you have questions, contact Dwayne Keiffer at dkeiffer@messiah.edu.  I will be happy to answer any questions you might have.