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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…

Messiah College theatre department presents “Hot Mikado”

January 9th, 2015

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Jan. 9, 2015) — The Messiah College Department of Theatre and Dance presents the production “Hot Mikado,” based on Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Mikado,” Feb. 5-8 and 12-15. Show times are 8 p.m. on Feb. 5-7 and Feb. 12-14 and 3 p.m. on Feb. 8 and 15. General admission tickets cost $12; student and senior citizen tickets cost $7. To purchase a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or visit messiah.edu/theatretickets. This play is suitable for all ages. Continue reading…

Messiah College receives The Carnegie Foundation 2015 Community Engagement Classification

January 7th, 2015

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Jan. 7, 2015) — The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has selected Messiah College to receive the Community Engagement Classification—one of 240 U.S. colleges and universities to receive the designation in 2015. Colleges and universities with an institutional focus on community engagement were invited to apply for the classification, first offered in 2006. In order to be selected, institutions had to provide detailed descriptions and examples of institutionalized practices of community engagement that showed alignment among mission, culture, leadership, resources and practices. Continue reading…

Messiah College presents the Oakes Museum of Natural History’s Curator Club and Curator Club 2

December 19th, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Dec. 18, 2014) — The Oakes Museum of Natural History’s Curator Club will hold a multifaceted science program for children grades 3-5 on Jan.10, 24; Feb. 7, 21; and March 7, 28. All activities will be held Saturday mornings from 9:15-11:30 a.m. The cost for all six activities is $75, or $15 per Saturday. The Oakes Museum’s Curator Club 2 will hold an educational science enrichment program for children in grades 6-8 on Jan. 10, Feb. 7 and March 7. All activities will be held Saturday afternoons from 12:15-2:30 p.m. The cost for all three activities is $45, or $15 per Saturday. Continue reading…

Messiah College student ensembles present two Christmas concerts

November 20th, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Nov. 20, 2014) — Student ensembles from the Messiah College Department of Music will perform two Christmas concerts Dec. 7. The first concert will be held by the State Street Academy of Music at 4 p.m. in St. Lawrence Chapel located at 110 State Street in Harrisburg. Admission is free, but a $10 suggested donation will benefit the Academy. Continue reading…

Messiah College Oakes Museum hosts free holiday open house

November 18th, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Nov. 19, 2014) — The Oakes Museum at Messiah College will host its annual Holiday Open House Dec. 6 from 1-5 p.m. Admission is free and will include refreshments and activities for kids. For more information, contact Helena Cicero at HCicero@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Messiah College theatre department presents “The Taming of the Shrew”

October 24th, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 24, 2014) — The Messiah College Department of Theatre and Dance presents William Shakespeare’s production “The Taming of the Shrew” Nov. 13 through Nov. 16 and Nov. 20 through Nov. 23. Show times are 8 p.m. on Nov. 13 through 15 and Nov. 20 through 22, and 3 p.m. on Nov. 16 and 23. General admission tickets cost $10; student and senior citizen tickets cost $7. To purchase a ticket, contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or visit messiah.edu/tickets. Continue reading…

Messiah College offers free showing of “Misa’s Fugue” on Nov. 13

October 16th, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 16, 2014) — Messiah College, along with the Jewish Federation of Greater  Harrisburg, will offer a free, public showing of the award-winning Holocaust documentary “Misa’s Fugue” on Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. in Parmer Hall located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. Admission is free; no ticket is required. The Jewish Federation will offer free transportation to Messiah College from the Jewish Community Center at 3301 North Front Street, Harrisburg. For more information or to reserve a seat on the bus, contact Marilynn Kanenson at 717-652-6688. A discussion with the film’s producer and director Sean Gaston will immediately follow the showing of the film. Continue reading…

Messiah College hosts Ruth Naomi Floyd lecture and performance Nov. 5

October 15th, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 15, 2014) — Ruth Naomi Floyd will host a lecture and performance with Aaron Graves and Matthew Parrish called “What is Jazz?” Nov. 5 at 8 p.m. in Parmer Hall located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. Admission is free, but a ticket is required. To obtain a ticket, please contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or tickets@messiah.edu. The lecture is sponsored by the Messiah College Honors Program. For more information, contact Lili Hagenbuch at lhagenbuch@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

Messiah College hosts Doris Kearns Goodwin lecture Oct. 30

October 9th, 2014

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. (Oct. 9, 2014) — Doris Kearns Goodwin will discuss “The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft and the Golden Age of Journalism” Oct. 30 at 7:30 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, please contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or tickets@messiah.edu. The lecture is sponsored by the Messiah College Office of the President. For more information, contact Sherri Hoffman at Shoffman@messiah.edu. Continue reading…

   

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