January 13th, 2014
The Jan. 8 Carlisle Sentinel profiled the key figures in a new film, “Downward.” Rolando Vega ’13, Michael Ortiz ’09, and Mitch McClure ’14 are filming in the Mechanicsburg area after accomplishing their Kickstarter campaign goal.
Read “Messiah College students, graduates to create another film.”
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February 5th, 2013
In light of recent reality television shows starrring Amish, David Weaver-Zercher, professor of American religious history, is once again responding to questions about Amish culture, faith and tradition in a January 19 Reading Eagle article.
Read “Understanding the Amish.”
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November 2nd, 2011
Messiah College Executive Chef Percell Green made a baby blue salad parfait and white chocolate bread pudding for the 24th annual Taste of Central Pennsylvania fundraiser for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. The dishes were crowd favorites, and Messiah won the People’s Choice Award and Best in Food award.
Read “24th annual fundraiser collects more than $100,000 for Central Pa. Food Bank.”
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November 18th, 2010
In the past year, much has been written and said about the debt situation facing the City of Harrisburg. The city’s future is unsure, but Messiah College trustee and Harrisburg businessman Richard E. Jordan III, maintains that Harrisburg is also known for its resilience. In his November 14 opinion piece for the Harrisburg Patriot-News, Jordan writes, “The DNA of the midstate enterprise is creative and resilient: economically, intellectually, and historically.”
Read “Capital Region’s business growth remains strong.”
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July 9th, 2010
John Chopka, vice president of enrollment management, talked with eCampus News in mid-June about how Messiah is utilizing Facebook in its admission process.
Read “Schools reach out to prospective students via Facebook.”
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April 19th, 2010
On April 15, Messiah’s Ensemble-in-Residence Mendelssohn Piano Trio interviewed and performed with Cary Burkett on The Creative Zone, a program showcasing local artists and authors. The trio is comprised of Peter Sirotin, Ya-Ting Chang, and Fiona Thompson.
Listen to the Mendelssohn Piano Trio’s interview or see video of their perfomance.
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March 24th, 2010
Alum Chris Heisey caught the attention of the Cincinnati Reds after an outstanding seasoon on their farm team. A recent Reds interview with Heisey delved a bit more into the player’s personal life, including the hardship of losing his father just a few years ago.
Read “Heisey’s strength comes from within.”
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March 24th, 2010
Kristen Bates earned a place among Messiah’s best athletes when she won two national titles at the NCAA Division III National Indoor Track and Field competition at DePauw University. Bates won the 55-meter hurdles and the pentathlon. The Patriot-News featured Bates in a March 18 article.
Read “Messiah’s Kristen Bates is the Queen of D-III track and field.”
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May 19th, 2009
The Falcons beat Coe College 2-0 on May 18 to win their first NCAA Division 3 national championship in softball! Local media have covered the team’s journey to the championship, paying special attention to Pitcher Jessica Rhoads, a graduate of nearby Northern High School, who has had a “phenomenal” season, according to the Harrisburg Patriot-News.
Read “Messiah College wins NCAA Division III softball championship” from the May 18 online Harrisburg Patriot-News.
Read “Messiah softball wins Div. III national championship” from the May 18 Carlisle Sentinel.
Read “Messiah’s magical season” from the May 31 Lancaster Sunday News.
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April 9th, 2009
Randall Zwally, Messiah’s director of guitar studies, will be interviewed and perform works for the classical guitar during a segment of “Classical Air” on WITF Public Radio 89.5 FM on April 10 at approximately 10:35 a.m. In the approximately 20-minute segment, Zwally will present a brief history of the classical guitar and perform works that illustrate that history. He will also discuss, with the show’s host Cary Burkett, what will be offered at the Workshop for the Christian Guitarist being held at Messiah on April 18.
You can listen to Zwally’s interview at http://www.messiah.edu/departments/music/guitar_studies/index.htm.
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