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Susquehanna Chorale to perform spring concert at Messiah College

April 20th, 2015

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (April 20, 2015) — The Susquehanna Chorale—Ensemble in Residence at Messiah College—will perform a spring concert May 9 at 8 p.m. in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. General admission tickets are $20 in advance ($25 at the door) and student tickets are $5. To purchase a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or visit messiah.edu/tickets. For more information, contact Mark Hunsberger at mhunsberger@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Enrollment open to preschoolers at Messiah College’s Early Learning Center

April 17th, 2015

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (April 17, 2015) — The Early Learning Center, a licensed, quality early childhood program on Messiah College’s campus, is now accepting enrollment for children ages three through five in its preschool program. Enrollment is open to the community. The preschool program operates five days a week year round and offers both half-day and full-day programming led by master level and veteran teachers. Classroom teaching assistance is provided by student teachers, student assistants, interns and volunteers. Continue reading…

Messiah College presents annual workshop for Christian guitarists April 18

April 1st, 2015

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (April 1, 2015) — Messiah College will host its annual Workshop for Christian Guitarists led by senior lecturer Randall Zwally, electric guitarist Jay Umble and guitar repair specialist Rob Zwally April 18 at 3 p.m. in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. Messiah alum Erik Scholosser (who is the general music teacher at Manheim Township High School) will also assist. General admission tickets are $50 and student tickets are $35. Full information and online registration is available at www.messiah.edu/guitar, or call the Department of Music at 717-766-2511 ext. 3310. For more information, contact Kelly Athey at kathey@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra to perform Brahms’ “Requiem” with Messiah College ensembles

March 31st, 2015

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (March 31, 2015) — The Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra conducted by Stuart Malina will be joined by the Messiah College Concert Choir, the Messiah College Choral Arts Society and the Susquehanna Chorale, Ensemble in Residence at Messiah College, to perform Brahms’ “Requiem.” The three choirs are conducted by Linda Tedford, director of choral activities. The performance will be held on April 17 at 8 p.m. in Parmer Hall, located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. Admission is $35. Tickets are available by contacting the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or tickets@messiah.edu. For more information, contact Mark Hunsberger at mhunsberger@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Messiah College theatre department presents “Summer Brave”

March 27th, 2015

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (March 27, 2015) — The Messiah College Department of Theatre and Dance presents William Inge’s production “Summer Brave,” April 16-19 and 23-26. Show times are 8 p.m. on April 16-18 and April 23-25 and 3 p.m. on April 19 and 26. Admission is $10 for adults and $7 for children. To purchase a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or visit www.messiah.edu/tickets. For more information, contact Kim Barger at kbarger@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

The Sider Institute to Host Annual Schrag Lecture March 26

March 11th, 2015

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (March 11, 2015) — The Sider Institute for Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan Studies is holding its annual Schrag Lectures on March 26 at Messiah College. This year’s lecturer is Dr. J. Nelson Kraybill. He will deliver two lectures. The first, “AC/DC: Changing Currents in the Global Church,” will be held at 9:45 a.m. in Hostetter Chapel. The second, “Alternating Currents and Multi-Directional Minstry: Global Anabaptism and Its Challenges to the North American Church,” will be held at 7 p.m. in Parmer Cinema in Boyer Hall. Admission to both lectures is free. For more information, contact Devin Manzullo-Thomas at dcthomas@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Messiah College to convert its Mechanicsburg campus to natural gas

March 10th, 2015

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (March 10, 2015)—For two years, Messiah College has been partnering with UGI to explore ways to save energy costs, reduce its carbon footprint and make its campus more energy efficient. As a result of this planning, the College will begin installation of a natural gas infrastructure to its Mechanicsburg, Pa. campus this summer, with a planned completion date of spring 2016. Continue reading…

Award winning journalist Michele Norris to keynote Messiah College’s spring Humanities Symposium

February 11th, 2015

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Feb. 11, 2015) — Michele Norris, host and special correspondent for NPR, will deliver the keynote address “Eavesdropping on America’s Conversation on Race” Feb. 26 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 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 visit messiah.edu/tickets. For more information, contact Shirley Groff at groff@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Messiah College welcomes Peter Greer, CEO of HOPE International, as entrepreneur-in-residence

February 2nd, 2015

Peter GreerMECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Feb. 2, 2015) — Messiah College is pleased to welcome Peter Greer, president and CEO of HOPE International, as entrepreneur-in-residence. In this new role, Greer will teach a course on social entrepreneurship, and personally mentor upper-class students who have an interest in that area. Greer hopes to bring a higher level of visibility of entrepreneurship and its benefits to the Messiah College community and beyond. “This generation is thinking differently about entrepreneurship and its ability to solve some of the world’s biggest problems,” Greer said. Continue reading…

Messiah College presents Stringfever in concert

January 30th, 2015

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Jan. 30, 2015) — The Messiah College Cultural Series presents Stringfever Feb. 20 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 $10. To purchase a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or visit messiah.edu/tickets. For more information, contact Yonette Schneider at yschneid@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

   

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