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Student Joel Bauman ’15 finishes third in national online vocal competition

June 16th, 2014

Joel Bauman ’15, music education major, finished third in the musical theater category of an online vocal competition run by music publisher Hal Leonard.

Watch Bauman’s winning submission.

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Internship Center Director Mike True named one of the 10 most visionary leaders in college career services

June 9th, 2014

Mike True, director of the Internship Center, is among the most “visionary and forward-thinking leaders in career services and recruiting,” according to the 2014 Career Services Insights Survey, a survey sent to more than 700 career professionals representing 520 different colleges and universities. True is the only Christian college representative on the list.

The full report from the survey will be available in June at

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Graduate student Christine Franklin ’14 honored as outstanding young alum by alma mater

May 27th, 2014

Christine Franklin ’14, graduate student in Messiah’s M.Ed. program, was awarded the Outstanding New Graduate Award from her undergraduate institution, Penn State University. The award is given by Penn State’s alumni office to graduates who demonstrate excellence in their new careers within five years of graduation.

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Messiah featured in Princeton Review’s “Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition”

May 22nd, 2014

Messiah College is among 322 schools nationwide featured in the 2014 edition of Princeton Review’s Guide to Green Colleges.

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“Fanfare” magazine prints rave review of new Messiah College Wind Ensemble CD

May 12th, 2014

The spring issue of “Fanfare,” the pinnacle of recording reviews for the music industry, offered a rave review of “Stained Glass Windows,” the most recent recording of the Messiah College Wind Ensemble under the direction of Brad Genevro, associate professor of music and director of bands.

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Four education department seniors present at the Council for Exceptional Education’s International Convention

May 6th, 2014

Seniors Domenic Adnolina ’14, Danielle Morabito ’14, Laura Parks ’14 and Vicki Hepp ’14 co-presented with Melinda Burchard, assistant professor of special education, at the leading conference in the field of special education, the Council for Exceptional Education’s International Convention in Philadelphia. The students addressed the topic of middle school math interventions.

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Student Ian Gallo ’14 wins Au Sable Calvin B. DeWitt Leadership Fellowship

April 28th, 2014

Messiah College student Ian Gallo ‘14 is the recipient of this year’s Calvin B. DeWitt Leadership Fellowship, an Au Sable recognition of Gallo’s commitment to reforming agricultural systems. A sustainability studies major, Gallo has invested his efforts on campus to manage the community garden and lead the College’s composting efforts.

Read about Gallo’s Fellowship.

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Sophomore Jeffrey Stiles ’16 earns prestigious Boren Scholarship to study in China

April 21st, 2014

Politics major Jeffrey Stiles ’16 has won a Boren Scholarship to China. Courtesy of the U.S. government, Stiles will spend 2014-15 doing Chinese language study as well as taking courses in politics and economics at the Shanghai International Studies University. The Boren is administered by the Institute of International Education—the same agency that looks after the Fulbright—and is designed for undergraduates who wish to do a year of language training in countries that the U.S. State Department deems of national security interest. Stiles is Messiah’s second Boren scholar; Bianca Basch (2012) won for Thailand in 2010-11.

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Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra joins Messiah College choral ensembles at Messiah College for first Masterworks concert outside of Harrisburg

April 12th, 2014

On April 11 the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra ventured outside their usual venue to perform Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” at Messiah’s Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts with the Messiah College Concert Choir, Messiah College Choral Arts Society and ensemble-in-residence Susquehanna Chorale.

In a review for the Carlisle Sentinel, David Dunkle wrote, “The choruses were arrayed in the High Center’s well-positioned choir loft, behind and above the stage where the orchestra and soloists were positioned. The results were spectacular, as voices and instruments blended before surging toward the audience.”

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Messiah College launches new graduate programs in business and leadership

March 31st, 2014

Messiah College has expanded its graduate program offerings to include programs in business and leadership. These fully online graduate programs can be completed in one to three years depending on which program the student chooses. There are four options within Messiah’s new business and leadership program. More information about each of these options can be found at

Certificate in Leadership: This 15-credit, fully online program can be completed in one year and is designed for professionals who want to prepare for greater career opportunity by updating and upgrading their ability to lead people. Classes begin fall 2014.

Master’s in Strategic Leadership: This 30-credit, fully online master’s program can be completed in two years and is designed for professionals who want to advance their career and opportunities by becoming more effective at leading people and organizations. Classes begin fall 2014.

Certificate in Management: This 15-credit, fully online program can be completed in one year and is designed for professionals who want advanced training that is immediately applicable to their management challenges. Classes begin fall 2015.

Master of Business Administration: Leadership Focus: This 42-credit, fully online master’s program can be completed in three years and is designed for professionals who want to advance their career and opportunities by developing their leadership skills and the management tools to transform organizations. Classes begin fall 2014.

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