Messiah College News Releases
February 24th, 2014
To download a print-quality photograph of Sarah Daniels, click on the image to the left.
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Feb. 24, 2014) — The Messiah College Department of Human Development and Family Science (HDFS) recently awarded its 2013 Outstanding Alumni Award to Sarah Daniels, 2006 graduate in human development and family science. The award is designed to recognize HDFS alumni for distinguished contributions to the service of individuals and families. Continue reading…
February 14th, 2014
Click on image to download print-quality version.
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Feb. 14, 2014) — The Messiah College Cultural Series and School of the Arts present the Tim Warfield Sextet March 8 at 8 p.m. in Parmer Hall located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. General admission tickets are $25 and student tickets are $5. To purchase a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Continue reading…
February 14th, 2014
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Feb. 14, 2014) — Messiah College is partnering with the United Way of the Capital Region to offer two free community tax services, MyFreeTaxes.com/Messiah and VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance). For more information about either of these programs, contact Kathleen Johnston at 717-766-2511 ext. 7300. Continue reading…
February 7th, 2014
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Feb. 7, 2014) — Majora Carter, Peabody Award-winning broadcaster, will deliver the keynote address “Home(town) Security” Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in Parmer Hall in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. The lecture is sponsored by the Messiah College Center for Public Humanities and is part of the college’s annual Spring Humanities Symposium. Admission is free, but a ticket is required. To obtain a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or email@example.com. For a full symposium schedule visit, www.messiah.edu/documents/CPH/Spring-Humanities-Symposium-Brochure.pdf. Continue reading…
January 28th, 2014
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Jan. 28, 2014) — Peter Greer, president and CEO of HOPE International, and Shane Claiborne, Christian activist and co-founder of The Simple Way faith community, will discuss “Beyond Left and Right: A Conversation on Social Justice” Feb. 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Parmer Hall in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. The lecture is sponsored by the Messiah College Honors Program and the Messiah College Office of the President. Admission is free, but a ticket is required. To obtain a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or visit firstname.lastname@example.org. Continue reading…
January 22nd, 2014
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Jan. 22, 2014) — Messiah College professor Douglas Jacobsen, distinguished professor of church history and theology, will speak at the national conference “Toward a Field of Interfaith Studies: Course Sequences, Pedagogies and Best Practices” January 22-24 at New York University. Jacobsen helped plan the conference, designed to assist colleges and universities that want to develop curriculum to address the resurgence of interest in the study of religion.
Jacobsen is author, with his wife Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen of “No Longer Invisible: Religion in University Education,” 2012, Oxford University Press. The Jacobsens are co-directors of the Religion in the Academy Project at Messiah. Continue reading…
January 16th, 2014
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Jan. 16, 2014) — The Messiah College Department of Theatre and Dance presents Richard Rogers’ musical “Babes in Arms” Feb. 6-9 and Feb. 13-16. Showtimes for “Babes in Arms” are 8 p.m. for all shows except for Feb. 9 and 16 at 3 p.m. This production is suitable for all ages. General admission tickets cost $10; student and senior tickets cost $7. To purchase a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or visit messiah.edu/theatretickets. Continue reading…
December 23rd, 2013
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Dec. 23, 2013) — Terrance Roberts, a member of the Little Rock Nine in Arkansas in 1957, will speak at a Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. commemoration chapel Jan. 21 at 10:30 a.m. in Brubaker Auditorium in the Eisenhower Campus Center at Messiah College. Admission is free. For more information, contact Sheryl Ezbiansky at email@example.com. Continue reading…
December 23rd, 2013
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Dec. 23, 2013) — The Curator Club is a multifaceted science program—open to students in third through eighth grades—sponsored by the Oakes Museum at Messiah College. The Curator Club, for children in grades three through five, meets from 9:45 a.m. to noon on Jan. 18, Feb. 1, 15, March 1, 15, and 29. CC2, a new program for students in sixth through eighth grades, meets from 1:45 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Feb. 1, March 1 and 29. Schedules of topics and activities for each session can be found at messiah.edu/oakes.
The cost for Curator Club is $75 for all six sessions; $15 per Saturday; or $18 for walk-ins, as space allows. CC2 sessions are $15 per Saturday for pre-registered students and $18 for walk-ins, as space allows. For more information, call 717-691-6082 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Continue reading…
November 15th, 2013
GRANTHAM, Pa. (Nov. 15, 2013) —The Oakes Museum of Natural History will hold its fifth annual open house Dec. 7 from 1-5 p.m. There will be a craft project and activities for children ages 3-12, special discounts in the gift shop and hourly drawings for museum gift certificates. Refreshments will be served. Admission is free. Contact the museum office at 717-691-6082 or email@example.com with questions. Continue reading…