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New Community Partnership Brings Medication Collection Box to Messiah

November 4th, 2014

The Cumberland County District Attorney’s Office in partnership with Pennsylvania American Water and Upper Allen Township officials announced the installation of a medication collection box at Messiah College. This partnership offers disposal options to the campus community and local residents to anonymously and safely dispose of unwanted and expired drugs and medication.

The new box is located at the Engle Health Center and is accessible Monday through Friday when the health center is open. The collection box program is intended to get drugs safely off the streets, keeping them away from youth and protecting local waterways.

Read “Medication drop-off box installed at Messiah College”

Watch Fox 43’s story

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The Pulse’s Ally Coonradt attends Antares rocket launch and explosion

October 31st, 2014

On Oct. 9, The Pulse’s (Messiah’s student-run media) social media manager Ally Coonradt was selected for media credentials to attend the launch of the Orbital Science Corporation’s Antares rocket launch at Wallops Island on Virginia’s east shore. She was the only attendee who was a member of college media.

Read The Pulse’s “Unmanned NASA rocket explodes during takeoff”
(This link also includes firsthand video captured from the media viewing area.)

View a visual tour through “Grounded: The Antares rocket crash”

(Photo courtesy of The Pulse)

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Alum Kevin Wagner ’95 Named History Teacher of the Year in Pa.

October 21st, 2014

Messiah alum Kevin Wagner ’95 (also an adjunct professor in the Department of History) was recently named the Gilder Lehrman History Teacher of the Year for Pa. by The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

Wagner, who’s been teaching for 18 years at Carlisle High School, was also the 2014 recipient of the Thomas W. Holtzman Jr. Educational Leadership Award and the Patricia Behring PA Teacher of the Year by the National History Day organization.

Read “Carlisle teacher named Gilder Lehrman History Teacher of the Year for Pa.”

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Junior Christina McIntyre featured on MSNBC’s “Women in Politics”

October 20th, 2014

Christina McIntyre, a junior double majoring in politics and sustainability studies, is featured on MSNBC’s “Women in Politics.” She is recognized as a leader making a difference not only through key issues on campus, but in bridging the gender gap in politics. Read the rest of this entry »

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abc27 joins archeological history students as they seek to solve a 250-year-old mystery

October 9th, 2014

Messiah College history professor Dr. David Pettegrew and his archeological history students seek to solve a 250-year-old mystery. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Oakes Museum Receives Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services

September 24th, 2014

The Oakes Museum of Natural History received a $98,500 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), which museum director Ken Mark explains will purchase new storage units to facilitate proper conservation of the museum’s artifacts. Meeting the necessary requirements for preserving and improving its collections is the next step in the museum’s accreditation process; the current outdated storage units cannot keep the stored artifacts well-maintained and secure, which has hindered the goal of accreditation. Read the rest of this entry »

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Messiah College ranks 5th best baccalaureate college in the nation when it comes to the college’s contribution to public good

September 12th, 2014

Messiah College is the fifth best baccalaureate college in the nation when it comes to the college’s contribution to public good, according to Washington Monthly, a non-profit publication that focuses on U.S. government and politics. Read the rest of this entry »

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Messiah College ranked a regional best by U.S. News & World Report

September 9th, 2014

Messiah College is the fifth “best regional college in the north,” according to the 2015 college rankings released by U.S. News & World Report on Sept. 9. Messiah also continues as a top 10 “Great School, Great Price” (ranked eighth). For a third consecutive year, Messiah College was also ranked as a “Best Undergraduate Engineering Program” in the country (#63 out of 200). The undergraduate engineering rankings are based on peer assessment surveys conducted in spring 2014 from other ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) accredited institutions. Read the rest of this entry »

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President Kim Phipps Receives Centennial Award from Kent State University

August 28th, 2014

President Kim Phipps has been named the 2014 recipient of The Centennial Award, the highest honor of Kent State University’s School of Communication Studies. This award honors alumni “who are nationally and internationally recognized for their preeminent contributions to their profession’s or life’s work as they relate to the field of communication, education, scholarship and community.” President Phipps earned her Ph.D. in communication studies from Kent State University. Read the rest of this entry »

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Graduate program in counseling achieves extended accreditation

August 7th, 2014

The Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) has extended accredited status to all three tracks in Messiah College’s popular Master of Arts in Counseling. The tracks include clinical mental health; marriage, couple and family; and school counseling.

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