MLK week and Campus Entrance

South Entrance Closing at Railroad January 18th- February 1st- UPDATE

*****UPDATE*****

We previously reported the railroad crossing would be closed between January 18th and February 1st for work done by Norfolk Southern.

They have now changed the dates for the closing to be between January 23rd and February 3rd. The crossing will NOT be closed the entire time but we are not sure of the exact dates of closure as that will be driven by weather.  Detour signs will be posted to help navigate around the closure.

Please refer to the campus map attached to help with entering and exiting campus during this time.

Questions may be directed to Brad Markley at ext. 3500.

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MLK Week!

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Intercultural Office – Multicultural Programs is proud to present the 2017 MLK Commemoration series beginning Tuesday, Jan. 10 – 21. It’s the college’s goal to reflect on the vision and Christian ministry of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for the purpose of encouraging and cultivating a deeper commitment to be God’s agents of justice, peace and reconciliation. For all the details on the MLK events, visit www.messiah.edu/mlk or see the poster.


Winter Driving Tips

As the snowy season is upon us, be careful driving in winter weather. If you feel unsafe driving to campus you can always email your professor to stay updated with class. You can also sign up for Messiah text alerts and receive a text when decisions are made or call the emergency line at 717-691-6084. Sign up for text alerts here. Here is a helpful video on safe driving in winter conditions:



Coffee & Culture: Round Table

Love coffee? Enjoy discussing current events and pop culture? Have some extra time this J Term?

SAB Cultural Engagement will be hosting a weekly discussion group over January! The meetings will take place Tuesday nights, 7:30pm, at South Side Cafe. Topics include:
Jan 10th: Who is Harambe?
Jan 17th: What is feminism?
Jan 24th: Best of 2016
…and will all feature plenty of coffee. The conversations will be relaxed and student-led, the perfect way to get cozy on those dark J Term nights.

Email sabculturalengage@messiah.edu if you would like to be added to a coffee and culture mailing list and stay up to date with the discussion group.

Tuesday nights. 7:30pm. South Side Cafe. Let’s talk!

Abigail McBride
SAB Cultural Engagement Exective


ACDA Hymn Sing

Tired of J-Term?? Then join us on Thursday, January 12th for a good old fashion hymn sing. That’s right, invite your friends and come down to the High Center at 7pm for a time of hymn singing with organ and piano (and even a time to request your favorite hymn). You won’t want to miss this event. Musical leadership will be provided by Mr. Eric Dundore. Mr. Dundore is the Director of Music at St. Paul’s U.C.C. in Mechanicsburg for the last 31 years and a retired public school teacher . So take a break from the books…and come sing some hymns!
The details: Thursday, January 12, 7pm, Parmer Hall (in the High Center) Bring friends, and we’ll see you there!

Thanks, The American Choral Directors Association


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Happy J-term!

Welcome back and happy J-term! We’re glad to have you back on campus and hope you have a wonderful start to spring semester!


Weather Delays and Closings

Wondering if the snow or ice is causing a campus delay for classes? Will the campus event be open? You can sign up for Messiah text alerts and receive a text when decisions are made or call the emergency line at 717-691-6084. Sign up for text alerts here.


Commuter Services Page

This is a reminder that for information on commuter services you can always go to:

http://www.messiah.edu/commuters


MLK Service Day!

The Agape Center invites you to serve and participate in a Celebration of Unity at Bethesda Mission Youth Center on Monday, January 16th, 2017. There are no classes that day in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr– and we’re taking the opportunity to serve our local community and celebrate the vision of Dr. King.

The Celebration of Unity will include activities like crafts and a photo booth and a spoken word performance by Micah Bournes about Dr. King’s vision. Student volunteers will assist with set-up, activities, and clean up– and will also actively participate in the Celebration. Lunch is provided & an orientation and reflection time will be part of the day, with the time frame of 9am to 3:30pm.

Sign up by January 9th! We have a limited number of spots available so you’ll want to sign up soon here:

MLK Day of Service

For more information, please visit: https://www.messiah.edu/info/22587/mlk_community_engagement_day

Thank you!


 

On-Campus Jobs Available!

The Campus Events Department has immediate jobs open now through spring semester. We are the custodial department on campus cleaning in the residence halls as well as the buildings in the central part of campus. Our jobs take anywhere from one to two hours a day and are done three to five days a week at various times of the day.

If you are interested in working with us please use the link below to apply –

http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/8751

Once your application is received, you will receive an email with further information and a list of job openings for you to choose your own job.

I am looking forward to hearing from you!

Any questions can be sent to Denise Blackley at dblackley@messiah.edu.


Group Exercise Classes

Group exercise classes are available during the spring semester. Registration takes place in the Larsen Student Union, at the 2nd floor reception counter prior to the start of the classes. Space is limited, so register as soon as possible.

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Jterm Fitness Center Hours

These are the fitness center hours during our January semester: (beginning Wed. Jan. 4)

Sunday: 2-8 PM
Monday-Thursday: 6 AM – 9 PM
Friday: 6 AM – 6:30 PM
Saturday: 9 AM – 5 PM


Community Garden Coordinator Position Open!

We are excited to have a posting available for our Community Garden Coordinator ! This is a calendar year position, 8 hours per week. Perfect for anyone interested in gardening, sustainable living, earth keeping and/or land stewardship. Please follow the link to this position –
https://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/9867 or find it at jobs.messiah.edu.

Applications due January 18, 2017. Notification of hiring February 3, 2017.


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Last Week of Classes!

Important Commuter Lounge/Locker Information:

By next Thursday, 12/15 please be sure to clean all personal items/food out of the lounge and lounge refrigerator. Please also let the SILP office know if you will no longer be using your commuter locker next semester at silp@messiah.edu


Pay your parking ticket in canned goods!

The Department of Safety would like to remind you of the “Fines Forgiven….Feed Families” campaign that began today and will run through Friday, December 9th. Donations of canned food items or any non-perishable items will be accepted. Please see attached flyer for more specific information.

If you do not have a fine to be forgiven, no problem…….your donations will STILL BE ACCEPTED!!

Please consider donating to this much needed cause; it not only benefits you by having a fine(s) waived, it also benefits those in our community who are in need!

Thank you from the Department of Safety!!


Guitar Ensemble Concert!

The Department of Music will present the Messiah College Guitar Ensemble in concert on Saturday, December 10 at 1:30 PM in the High Foundation Recital Hall. The performance will have a Christmas theme and will feature student soloists Avery Bouffard, August Fackler, Lori Nowaczyk, and Josh Song. The event is open to the public and admission is free of charge.

View the Guitar Ensemble perform a piece of music on YouTube at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__bAO4bmjYw&feature=youtu.be


Final Semester Grades

FINAL SEMESTER GRADES and GPA information will be officially available by Tuesday, December 20. You may access your grades in MCSquare, Academic Life tab, Registrar’s Channel. Click Your Degree Audit or Student Records Menu and then Academic Transcript. Always be sure to click the “Process New” button before viewing a degree audit to capture the most recent updates to your record.

Remember, grade processing is a work-in-progress for a couple of days, therefore, you may find temporary differences in GPAs between your degree audit and academic transcript until all grading processes are complete by December 20.

If you require an unofficial printed copy of your grades, complete the Request Grades by Mail form in the Student Records Menu by Thursday, December 15 .

Best wishes as you finish your studies this semester,
The Registrar’s Office


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SAB Lost Films Presents: Sully

Showings are this Fri. at 6 and 9pm and Sat. At 3, 6, and 9pm. Tickets are $2 for students and $4 for guests!

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Happy December!

Eyas 10 Year Annivarsary

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Are you free this Friday?

Do you want to play games, win prizes, and eat free food?

If you answered “yes”, then Eyas’ 10th Anniversary Birthday Bash is the place for you.

This Friday, December 2nd from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Eyas will be setting up different activity stations in the Union that represent the different pillars of Eyas and celebrate 10 years of legacy! Simply go around to the various stations and test your skills to earn stamps. Earn enough stamps and you’re guaranteed a prize, and you’ll also be entered into a drawing for GRAND PRIZES including tickets to upcoming SAB events!

It’s a Win/Win situation, so join us this Friday and bring your friends!

When: Friday, December 2nd @ 7:00 p.m.
Where: Larsen Student Union
What: Eyas 10th Anniversary Birthday Bash
Who: You!!!!

Eyas (Student Alumni Council)


Minds Matter Destress Fest!

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Sign up for a J-term break service trip!

The Agape Center for Service & Learning sends out several exciting trips every Fall, J-Term & Spring break to serve in a variety of communities nationwide. It’s an amazing opportunity to partner with outstanding organizations across the country and have the chance to get to know new people with the same passion of service as you!

The Service Trips Team is now accepting applications for J-Term Break, which will take place January 26-January 29, 2017. We are looking for trip leaders, participants and drivers!

J- Term Break locations include:
• Priority 1 Ministries- Bronx, NY
• Catholic Charities- Baltimore, MD
• Children’s Bible Fellowship- Carmel, NY
• Steinbruck- D.C., MD

Please visit our website http://www.messiah.edu/info/22541/national_service_partners or see the attached document for more information about each agency partner.

Application Deadline: January 12, 2017
Cost: $30 (This includes food, lodging and transportation)

Already know which trip you’d like to attend? Apply now!

Application link:
https://intercultural.messiah.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgram&Program_ID=10045

**Spots are limited and are filled on a first come, first serve basis.

Have questions or would like to request more information? Email servicetrips@messiah.edu or stop by the Agape Center between 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.!


Acclamation Dance Recital

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Acclamation Dance Ministry is pleased to announce our 2016 Winter Concert, “Grace Overflowed”, which will take place on December 3rd at 7pm at Camp Hill United Methodist Church!

The theme of the concert is based on John 1:16 which reads, “out of his fullness we have all received grace in place of grace already given.” We would love if you would spend the night pondering this idea of grace with us as we seek to understand the weight of this simple word.

Buy your tickets today at messiah.edu/acclamationtickets, they are $5 for everyone ages 5 and up. Please make sure to buy your tickets online BEFORE the show- do not count on them being available at the door!

Also, don’t feel like driving off campus? No problem! Transportation will be provided free of charge to and from Camp Hill United Methodist Church where the concert will be taking place. Transportation is limited, so pick up your free transportation ticket at the ticket office today but note you must still purchase the $5 ticket to the show online! Vans will be departing the Eisenhower circle at 6:20pm.

We hope to see you there! Contact Juliana Harris at jh1582@messiah.edu with any questions.


 

Christmas Book Sale

Friends of Murray Library announces the opening of the 14th Annual Christmas Book Sale, offering dozens of titles in all subject areas at greatly reduced prices, including splendid books and gift items from our Friends at the Midtown Scholar Bookstore.

Stop by early and often and enjoy a festive brew from Cafe Diem while you shop. New items will be added daily until Christmas break.

Proceeds from the sale support the annual library research grants available to Messiah undergraduate students.

Best holiday wishes from Friends of Murray Library with our thanks for your support, now and in the past!

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Fines Forgiven…..Feed Families

Did you receive a parking ticket this semester??? We have the solution! For the second year in a row, the Department of Safety is putting a twist on its enforcement for the holiday season to give back to the campus community while helping a local charity.

Cindy Burger, Director of Investigations, Compliance & Training with the Department of Safety is organizing the 2nd annual campaign. The department is giving violators who have been issued parking tickets the opportunity to pay their parking fines with non-perishable food items; these items will then be donated to a local charity.

How it works: Violators who have been issued parking tickets this fall semester (between September 1st through December 9th, 2016) can donate non-perishable food items to have a parking fine waived. The department will accept 10 non-perishable items in lieu of a $15.00 fine, and 20 items in lieu of a $35.00 fine. Maximum fine amount waived per person will be $100.00.

The campaign “Fines Forgiven….Feed Families” is a way for the safety department to connect with students in a positive way by offering amnesty over this holiday season. The campaign also enables Messiah College to provide food for those in our community who are in need.

Donations will be accepted starting Monday, December 5th and continuing through Friday, December 9th. Items can be dropped off at the Dispatch Office located in the Eisenhower Campus Center directly behind the Receptionist Office. Students wishing to have fines waived must provide their Messiah ID along with their items donated.

The Department of Safety is happy to accept donations from individuals even if they don’t have a fine to pay off. Remember they must be non-perishable items. Please consider donating to this worthwhile campaign to help those in our community who are less fortunate have a joyous holiday season!

Thank you from the Department of Safety!!

SAB Lost Films Presents: Kubo and the Two Strings

Showings are this Fri. at 6 and 9pm and Sat. At 3, 6, and 9pm. Tickets are $2 for students and $4 for guests!

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One Week Until Thanksgiving!


2016 American Democracy Lecture

The Center for Public Humanities and the Department of History invite you to attend the 2016 American Democracy Lecture with Earl Lewis. Dr. Lewis will deliver his lecture this Thursday, November 17th at 7:15 pm in Parmer Hall. Free tickets are available at the Messiah ticket office. See details below.

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SAB Lost Films Presents: Captain Fantastic

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The Weekend is Almost Here!

TONIGHT

Join us as we endeavor to “keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace”.

In light of a challenging political season, Messiah College Ministries warmly invites all students and employees to a service of reflection and worship in the Hostetter Chapel tonight Thursday, November 10th at 5:00 PM. Together we will hear the comforting words of Scripture, pray together in silent and corporate ways for our community and our nation, and sing Biblical truths that provide encouragement and hope.

NF Concert

Join us November 12th at 8pm for our Fall concert featuring NF!

Fresh off of his “Therapy Sessions” tour, NF will be making a stop at Messiah College for a night jam-packed with rap and hip hop music!

Link to NF:
Spotify: https://play.spotify.com/artist/6fOMl44jA4Sp5b9PpYCkzz
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCI3H1FsjbdqGcLq93ZilV5g
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nfrealmusic/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/nfrealmusic?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor

Price:
$5 for Students w/ID
$15 for General Admission

Location: Brubaker Auditorium at Messiah College

Doors open at 7pm
Show starts at 8pm

Tickets available at the Messiah College Ticket Office, online or at the door


 

Studying abroad but want to be an RA?

Are you studying abroad in the Spring but have an interest in being an RA for 2017-2018 Academic Year? You are able to go through the application process!

If this is you, please email us at Housing@messiah.edu by noon on Friday, November 11, 2016. We will forward all necessary application materials and instructions Monday, November 14th to all interested candidates. Your application is due by Wednesday, November 23, 2016. Interviews will take place before the end of the Fall 2016 semester.

If you have further questions email Housing@messiah.edu.

Dave Downey
Director of Residence Life


SAB Dance Festival

Move over Coachella because Messiah’s next big dance is here and we’re gonna have a festival! Grab your best glow-in-the-dark gear and get ready for some EDM! The dance is on Nov. 11th from 8pm-12am in the Union, get psyched!


Ski and Ride Club Trip

The Ski & Ride club is planning to organize a trip to Killington Mountain, VT. again this year during J-Term Break, and it’s time to sign up! We stay in a cabin at a camp in Vermont about 30 minutes away and ski/snowboard for 2 days. We are limited to 25-30 people, but that was not a problem last year. We cannot promise a total trip cost right now, as that completely depends on how many people come, but it should be less than $175 per person, including 2 lift tickets, 3 nights of lodging, transportation, and food for the weekend. Last year, it ended up being quite a bit cheaper than this but there are a lot of variables.

Because we plan to stay in the cabin, we need to reserve it soon, while it is still available. I would like a commitment from people by this Friday (11th), and that would include an $80 deposit so that we can reserve lodging. Tell your friends!

Looking forward to it! It should be an awesome trip again.
Contact Austin Kratz to reserve a spot on the trip or if you have any questions in regards to the trip. Thanks!

Austin Kratz
Ski & Ride President
ak1350@messiah.edu


Poetry Night

All these falling leaves making you feel moody and poetic? Need a night of relaxing food and writing? Want to hang out with your favorite tutors?

Thursday, November 10th, 7pm, South Side Cafe – the Writing Center will be hosting a poetry night with FOOD and a contest! We will spend time writing together and then whoever wants a sweet prize can volunteer to read their poetry out loud. The winner will be chosen through crowd participation.

This event will be held in collaboration with the Peregrine, Messiah’s Literary Journal. If your piece gets picked by the crowd, you will get published in the Peregrine! The prompt this year is “flash fiction” – meaning any poetry/prose that’s short and sweet. Come with something pre-written or write with us there!

Basically: food, poetry, 7pm, November 10th, South Side Cafe.

Let’s write!

The Writing Center Tutors


Hershey Bears Game!

What better way to celebrate the upcoming winter season than going to a Hershey Bears Ice Hockey Game with your fellow Messiah students! The Bears are scheduled to play the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at the Giant Center on Saturday the 19th. Additionally, every student who goes on the Excursion will be entered to win 2 Hershey Park tickets for the upcoming 2017 season. Questions? Feel free to email me at sabexcursions@messiah.edu

When: November 19th // Meeting at Eisenhower circle at 5:30pm and returning to campus by 10pm
Price: $15
Sign up: at the Union desk starting tomorrow 11/10 at 4pm (cash only)

Jordan Carr ’18
Excursions
Student Activities Board


 

SAB Lost Films Presents: Cafe Society

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It’s November!

Spring Registration

Hello!  The Fall semester is going fast!  Here are a few important updates from Student Financial Services in reference to Spring Course Registration.

First, spring course registration begins on the following dates:

·         Nov 7 – Seniors

·         Nov 9 – Juniors

·         Nov 11 – Sophomores

·         Nov 15 – First-Year students

(Please note:  While registration begins on the above dates, you can register for courses up to the first day of spring classes).

Second, please be aware that there are certain circumstances that can prevent you from registering for your spring courses.  These circumstances are as follows:

1.       If you have a “BO Unpaid Balance” hold for fall semester:   In the past few weeks counselors from Student Financial Services (SFS) have been contacting students with unpaid student account balances.  If you have a “BO Unpaid Balance” hold you will not be able to register for spring classes.  Please contact SFS at 717-766-2511, ext. 6004, or stop-in (Old Main 1st floor, next to Payroll. Mon – Fri, 8 am – 5 pm).  We will be happy to counsel you on the best options toward resolving your balance due.

2.       If you have not met with your academic advisor:   Advising started Oct 31.  All undergraduate students are required to meet with his/her academic advisor each semester regarding course registration for the upcoming semester.  Your advisor will release the registration hold during your meeting.

3.       If you have not completed the advisor evaluation:  Every undergraduate student must complete the advisor evaluation located at MCSquare, Academic Life tab, Registrar channel, Registration menu.

You can check your student account balance any time on MCSquare, Self-Service, Student Account, and Account Detail Listing.  Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns.  We are here to assist you.

Student Financial Services Team:
Nance Grubb, Student Account Coordinator/Counselor, ext. 6004
Kristen Grey, Student Account Coordinator/Counselor, ext. 7135
Steve Gross, Student Account Coordinator/Counselor, ext. 7187
Cathy Poiesz, Director of Student Financial Services, ext. 7192


Apply for Seven

Are you looking for a summer job? Do you have a passion for music? Would you like to spend your summer performing and touring with a band, leading worship, and ministering to young people while cultivating your own faith? Messiah College Seven is looking for you!! 7 is a group of multi-talented musicians from Messiah College who have a heart for ministry, performance and creativity. They write, collaborate, perform concerts and lead worship with great enthusiasm and expertise. They represent a wonderful cross-section of the Messiah College community in very positive and significant ways.
Initial Auditions for SEVEN will take place on Sunday, November 13, 2016 beginning at 7:30pm in the High Center for Worship and Performing Arts, Room 128. To Schedule your audition, follow the link below: http://doodle.com/poll/n4bwtheqxkwauwpc

For more information about the “7 Experience,” visit our Facebook page! If you have any questions please contact bntaylor@messiah.edu


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POOL CLOSED!
The pool will be closed until at least Monday, November 14 at noon to make some adjustments. Please check at www.gomessiah.com on Monday morning for an update. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Dining for Dummies & Mocktails

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Ever sat down at a table and wondered which glass of water is yours or which fork to use? You’re not alone!
Answer this question and many more by attending “Dining for Dummies.” This interactive dining experience will prepare you for numerous etiquette situations by walking through how to conduct yourself during a meal. All majors and class years are welcome! It’s easy; just register for the event, and enjoy your meal!
When: Wednesday, November 9th
Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:45 p.m.
Where: Hostetter Chapel
Cost: FREE (All participants who register and fail to attend will be charged to their Messiah account for their unused meal)

Afterwards, network with Messiah Alumni at “Mocktails” a networking event hosted in the Oakes Museum. Meet with alumni to learn more about their experience as students, their professional careers, and potential job opportunities. A variety of occupations and career fields will be represented, so all students are encouraged to attend!
When: November 9th
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Register at Hostetter Chapel
Cost: FREE

REGISTER FOR ONE OR BOTH EVENTS: http://attend.com/eyasmockett2016


Youth Choral Festival!

The Susquehanna Chorale and three of its educational choirs will present the Annual Youth Choral Festival on Sunday, Nov. 20, at 4:00 p.m. at the High Center.

The intergenerational event features performances by the more than 200 voices of the Susquehanna Children’s, Youth, and Young Women’s Chorales, as well as the Susquehanna Chorale.

Selections will include a varied repertoire from the traditional choral repertoire, art songs, and folk songs from around the world. The concert concludes with a special performance by the combined choirs of Mack Wilberg’s Anthem of Peace, under the direction of Linda Tedford, Founder and Artistic Director of the Susquehanna Chorale and Messiah College Director of Choral Activities.

The Susquehanna Chorale is ensemble-in-residence at Messiah College.
Discounted tickets are available to Messiah faculty and staff. Student tickets are $5. For tickets, call the box office at (717) 691-6036 or visit www.susquehannachorale.org.


Messiah College Choral Arts Society Auditions

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The Choral Arts Society will be performing Handel’s Messiah on April 24, 2017 in Parmer Hall at Messiah College.

Auditions for this year’s ensemble will be held December 6, 2016 and January 3, 2017 at Messiah College. Please Contact Kelly Athey at kathey@messiah.edu or call 717-766-2511 x 3310 to schedule your audition.

Rehearsals for this years ensemble:
Messiah College Choral Arts Society rehearses on Tuesday evenings (7:15-9:30PM). Rehearsals will take place in the Martin Choral Rehearsal Hall, in the Calvin and Janet High Center, on Messiah College campus.

About the ensemble:
Messiah College Choral Arts Society, made up of 70 members from Messiah College and the greater Harrisburg community, was founded by Messiah music professor Earl “Prof” Miller in 1946. It was originally called the Alumni Oratorio Society. Later, the name was changed to the Grantham Oratorio Society to emphasize the community in which they participated. Earl Miller directed the choir for 22 years, followed by Messiah professors Ronald Sider, who led the group for 28 years, and Ronald Miller, the 1997 interim director. In 1998, the choir was renamed the Messiah College Choral Arts Society to reflect the group’s rich heritage with the college.


Apply for the Pulse!

Do you have an interest in media, web design, photography or music? Are you someone who loves keeping people connected and informed? Have you ever wanted to be a part of the student media on campus? Are you looking to develop your leadership skills and work with a team in a fun environment?

Then the Pulse is the place for you!

We are currently accepting applications for Assistant Student Director, Web Manager, Radio Manager and Audio-Visual Assistant. If you are interested, please visit pulse.messiah.edu/apply/ for more information and application materials.

We look forward to hearing from you!
The Pulse Team


SAB Lost Films Presents: Morris From America

Showings are this Fri. at 6 and 9pm and Sat. At 3, 6, and 9pm. Tickets are $2 for students and $4 for guests!


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Happy Halloween!

Halloweekend Heroes!

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CALLING ALL HEROS!

This Friday, October 28th, join Order of the Falcon in the Union at 4:30 for the most epic event of the semester, Halloweekend Heros! Prepare for multiple Quests and Games, fighting monsters, solving mysteries, and saving the realms in this live action role playing adventure! Bring your friends and form a party of 3-5 people as you explore the land and gather treasures, come in costume for epic perks! Prizes will be given to the team that completes the most quests.

Admission $1 per player for all activities.

See you there

https://www.facebook.com/events/962128440564500/


On-Campus Jobs Available

Now that fall break is over and Christmas is ahead, are you in need of some extra cash to help you with your Christmas shopping or your activities for the Christmas break?

The Campus Events department is looking to fill some final jobs in the residence halls and in some of their evening positions.

The residence hall jobs allow you to work as few as three days a week up to as many days as you would like. You would work approximately 2 hours a day anytime between 10:00am and 6:00pm.

The evening jobs are working with our Kitchen Crew who go in after hours cleaning up in the kitchen areas in Lottie Nelson and the Student Union. This job works on a rotating schedule – one week you work Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 9:00 to 10:30pm. The next week you work Sunday and Monday 9:00 to 10:30pm and then Friday and Saturday 9:30pm to 1:30am. These two weeks continue in an alternating schedule.  You would be working in a group of four for all shifts.

If you are interested in these openings or any others we may have please contact Denise Blackley at dblackley@messiah.edu or apply on line at http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/8751.


Ski and Ride Club Trip!

As many of you know, last year the Ski & Ride club offered a discounted a trip to Killington for Ski & Ride members, and we are thinking about doing another trip this year. We will be meeting this Tuesday (Oct 25th) at 7:00 in Boyer 131 to decide on what we are going to do for this year’s trip.
We have had a few meetings already to discuss this. The best options are:
1). Stay at the Bethany Birches Camp cabin again and go to a mountain near that area (Vermont). The cabin worked out really well and is ideal for lodging.
2). Find an Airbnb house or two near a mountain that we want to go to and reserve them.
3). Find a mountain with a cheap lodging/lift combo for a group.
It would be awesome if people could come with suggestions to keep the meeting moving forward and to help us find a good option for this year’s trip! If you want, you can e-mail me with suggestions prior to the meeting so that we can look them over.Secondly, Night Club cards are still on sale for $184 through November 7th so get them now while they’re hot! (or cold.. I’m not sure)
Here is the info needed to do that:
•1. Go to roundtopmountainresort.com
•2. Go to the passes/cards tab and click Night Club Cards
•3. Click the blue box that reads “Select Here to Purchase Online”.
•4. The club name: 4647 and the Password: Messiah
•5. Click “See available items” under Messiah College. Select what you wish to purchase. If you’ve done this last year, just login and they should have all your info.. easy. If not make a guest file and go ahead and fill out the info.
•You will need to print and sign a release form. This can be taken to Roundtop or given to an executive.
Email Austin Kratz, Ski&Ride President, with suggestions or for more info at ak1350@messiah.edu


Snarky Puppy at Messiah

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Join us in Parmer Hall on Friday, October 28th, 2016 at 8:00pm for an amazing performance by Snarky Puppy. Who, displaying a rare and delicate mixture of sophisticated composition, harmony and improvisation, Fusion-influence jam band Snarky Puppy make exploratory jazz, rock, and funk. Formed in 2004 at the acclaimed music school of the University of North Texas, Snarky Puppy feature a wide-ranging group of musicians known affectionately as “The Fam,” centered around bassist, composer and bandleader Michael League. They exist as both a production team/session band, touring and recording with the likes of Justin Timberlake and Snoop Dogg, and an original ensemble. Voted “Best Jazz Group” in Downbeat’s 2015 Reader’s Poll, as well as “Best New Artist” and “Best Electric/Jazz-Rock/Contemporary Group/Artist” in Jazz Times’ 2014 Reader’s Poll, they have earned accolades everywhere from the BBC to the Los Angeles Times, a nd All Music recently called the group “one of modern music’s bright lights.”
“At the heart of Snarky Puppy’s music lies an incredible humanity. . .a soulful appeal for fans of all ages.” – Electronic Musician
“This 12-piece collective stands out with furious commitment to defying musical categories. The music is no joke.” – L.A. Times
For More information visit: arts.messiah.edu
For Ticketing information visit: messiah.edu/tickets


History Club Halloween Party!

Our second official event of the year will be the Halloween Party, on October 28th, from 7pm-9pm in the Oakes Musuem!
Please feel free to dress up for the occasion as a historical character or whatever you prefer! There will be a prize awarded to the best costume of the night! There will also be plenty of games, chances to win more prizes through a raffle, and more! 

There will be food provided at the party, but this year we are asking that people contribute by bringing a snack food or dessert for the occasion! Make it Halloween themed to add to the festivities, or just bring whatever you’d like to contribute. If you are unable to bring anything, come anyways! There will be plenty of food and fun to go around! (If you are in need of a kitchen, you can contact Kayla Rollins at kr1313@messiah.edu, her kitchen will be open to those that may need it)

Be sure to invite your friends! Group costumes make for a great time! Reply to this email with your RSVP, or with any questions for concerns you may have! 
We hope that you come join on us that day for some great Halloween-themed fun!
History Club Officers
SEVEN SECOND RECAP: Halloween party…Oct. 28th…7-9pm…Oaks Museum…Dress up…INVITE FRIENDS!! 

SAB Lost Films Presents: Star Trek Beyond

Showings are this Fri. at 6 and 9pm and Sat. At 3, 6, and 9pm. Tickets are $2 for students and $4 for guests!

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Have A Happy Halloween and Stay Safe!

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Homecoming Weekend

Homecoming Festivities!

This weekend will be filled with homecoming festivities! These include the homecoming soccer game, homecoming coffeehouse, and many other events! Check Messiah’s website for more info:

http://homecoming.messiah.edu/

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Mock Interview Day!

The Career and Professional Development Center is conducting Mock Interview Day on Friday, November 4th. On this day, alumni will be on campus to conduct practice interviews with students. This is a wonderful opportunity for students to practice interview skills with real-world professionals. Limited slots are available. Please sign up ASAP at https://ttsu.me/78I


Into the City Mini

Come join the Career & Professional Development Center on our Into the City Mini Trip to Lancaster Cupcake! Enjoy a site visit at Lancaster Cupcake and learn from the alums who run the business. Following our visit we will have a networking dinner with local alumni.

We will leave on Thursday, November 10th from Eisenhower Circle at 2:00pm and return later that day around 8:00pm. Best of all, this event is free to Messiah students!

Space is limited – register at http://messiah.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_87iwDYXBucV1YmF


 

MCC Haiti Response

To the Messiah College Community,

As you know, many lives were lost and homes destroyed in Haiti during Hurricane Matthew. We write with grieved hearts and ask that you join us in prayer for the families who grieve the loss of loved ones, for health and clean water, and for shelter and food for those who are displaced.

In addition to prayer, if you would like to contribute to disaster relief efforts in Haiti and are not already connected to an organization that is providing emergency response, we’d like to offer information about Mennonite Central Committee as an option. For information about their work and to donate (bottom of the page), please visit their website here:

MCC Haiti Response

Thank you for your continued prayer and compassion.

Ashley Sheaffer
Director of the Agape Center


Vote for Homecoming Kings and Queens!

VOTING IS CURRENTLY OPEN!

Don’t miss your chance to vote for your 2016 Homecoming King and Queen! Follow the link below and sign into your Messiah Google account to vote. You will have to vote for King AND Queen, not just one vs. the other. Voting will close on Friday, October 14 at 11:59pm. Then, come to the Homecoming soccer game at 6pm on Saturday, October 15th to support the soccer team and congratulate the winners!

Thanks for your participation and enjoy Homecoming Week!

https://docs.google.com/a/messiah.edu/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdxH80gEYcAVQGJveI7SmUr1Y4NibK3O4QNJYdqcdJkfxPD3g/viewform?usp=send_form


SAB Lost Films Presents:

Showings are this Fri. at 6 and 9pm and Sat. At 3, 6, and 9pm. Tickets are $2 for students and $4 for guests!

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October is here!

Homecoming Festivities!

The homecoming dance will be this Friday Night! Next weekend will also be filled with homecoming festivities! Check Messiah’s website for more info!

http://homecoming.messiah.edu/


Immediate Jobs on Campus Available!

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Flu Shot Clinic!

Free** Flu Vaccine Clinic

Please sign up for a time slot to get your flu vaccine! Sign up at:

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090a45aea62aa75-getyour

Please also submit a copy of your insurance card to the Engle Center when you sign up.

(in person at the office or through the Student Portal)

All clinics will take place in the Eisenhower Commons

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**Weis pharmacy will use your card to bill your insurance.  Most insurance companies will provide this vaccine for free.  However, in the event that your insurance does not cover all of it, you will need to pay the difference.

Flu Shots are also always available at the Engle Center for $25, receipt given for insurance reimbursement.


Nightscape Excursion

Ever want to go on a nighttime adventure across a magical landscape transformed by light, movement, color, and original music? Well now you can on our next Excursion to Longwood Garden’s Nightscape! Check out this video of the experience for more information https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PtY-nRxWzhA
When: Friday, October 14th
Meet at Eisenhower Circle at 4:30pm (Vans will depart no later than 4:45)
Return to campus around 11:30pm
Price: $12, Tickets go on sale starting tomorrow the 5th at 4pm at the Union desk (cash only)
Food: There is a cafe on property for dinner // or pack your own light dinner

Jordan Carr ’18
Excursions Executive
Student Activities Board


Minds Matter Destress Fest!

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Open Door Day

President Kim Phipps will host an “Open Door” Day on Monday, October 17th from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. to meet individually with students and employees on topics that are important to them. “Open Door” is an opportunity for you to speak with the President in her office on the second floor of Old Main. Room 206 will have a sign-in sheet on Open Door Day. Please call the president’s office at ext. 2820 if you have any questions.


SAB Lost Films Presents: Eye in the Sky

Showings are this Fri. at 6 and 9pm and Sat. At 3, 6, and 9pm. Tickets are $2 for students and $4 for guests!

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