Messiah College News Releases
March 29th, 2012
GRANTHAM, Pa. (March 29, 2012) — The Messiah College Department of Theatre will present the miraculous story of Helen Keller and her teacher, Annie Sullivan, in its upcoming performance, “The Miracle Worker.” Performances will take place from April 19-22 in Miller Auditorium in the Climenhaga Fine Arts Center on the college’s Grantham campus. All shows begin at 8 p.m., except on April 22 when the performance will begin at 3 p.m. General admission tickets are $11 and student and senior citizen tickets are $7; tickets can be obtained by contacting the ticket office at 717-691-6036, messiah.edu/tickets or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In addition, a free 9:30 a.m. matinee is available to public schools and homeschoolers on April 23 and 24. Seats for either show must be reserved through the Messiah College ticket office at 717-691-6036 or email@example.com. A study guide for the production is available at messiah.edu/departments/theatre/current_season/documents/TheMiracleWorker.pdf. Continue reading…
March 23rd, 2012
GRANTHAM, Pa. (March 23, 2012) — Guitarists of any level can learn to develop their skills for Christian worship at the Workshop for the Christian Guitarist at Messiah College. The all-day event will be held on April 14 in the Climenhaga Fine Arts Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Registration is $25 for students and $40 for the general public. Attendees may register by visiting messiah.edu/guitar or by calling the music department office at 717-766-2511, ext. 3310. Continue reading…
March 23rd, 2012
GRANTHAM, Pa. (March 23, 2012) — Messiah College will host a symposium exploring the role of higher education in caring for the common good on April 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ernest L. Boyer Center on the college’s Grantham campus. This daylong event will include a panel of distinguished educators and a special presentation by Martin Kaplan, Norman Lear Professor of entertainment, media and society at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism. This event is free, but seating is limited and registration is required. To register, visit messiah.edu/boyercenter/symposium. Continue reading…
March 22nd, 2012
GRANTHAM, Pa. (March 22, 2012) — Messiah College will host an open house on April 14 to give prospective students and their families an opportunity to visit the Grantham campus and interact with faculty and current students. Prospective students may register online at www.messiah.edu or by calling the admissions office at 800-233-4220 or 717-691-6000.
Check-in will take place at 9 a.m. in the main lobby of the Eisenhower Campus Center. The day will begin with an opening ceremony in Brubaker Auditorium and end with a final informal gathering at the Larsen Student Union. Students will be able to attend information sessions conducted by both faculty and current students covering topics from admission policies and financial aid to academic programs and campus life. Lunch will be provided for both visiting students and their registered family members. Continue reading…
March 21st, 2012
GRANTHAM, Pa. (March 21, 2012) — April’s student concert schedule is teeming with performances from numerous vocal, instrumental and studio ensembles. The ensembles feature an array of musical styles with performances from various brass, jazz, studio and chamber ensembles, concert bands, orchestras and choirs. All concerts are free and open to the public. For more information, contact the music department at 717-766-2511, ext. 3310 or visit messiah.edu/departments/music/ for a more detailed description of the performing ensembles. Continue reading…
March 7th, 2012
GRANTHAM, Pa. (March 7, 2012) — The seventh annual Youth Workers Conference will be held at Messiah College on March 26 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event, featuring seminar tracks for students and youth leaders, will take place in Eisenhower Campus Center on the college’s Grantham campus. This year’s keynote speaker is Mark Yaconelli, popular speaker and retreat leader. Registration rates for youth workers and student leaders vary; for more information, or to register, visit messiah.edu/ywc. Continue reading…
March 7th, 2012
GRANTHAM, Pa. (March 7, 2012) — Susie Stanley, retired professor of historical theology at Messiah College, received the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Wesleyan Theological Society on March 2 at Travecca Nazarene University in Nashville, Tenn. at the society’s annual meeting.
Upon receiving her citation, Stanley was recognized for her teaching and pastoral careers, her contributions to various academic societies and the numerous articles, books and chapters that she authored. Continue reading…
March 2nd, 2012
GRANTHAM, Pa. (March 2, 2012) — Messiah College will host a lecture by Amir Hussain, notable theology professor, entitled “Building Faith Neighbors: Christians and Muslims Together” on March 26. The lecture is the college’s annual lecture on Religion and Society and will take place at 7 p.m. in Hostetter Chapel on the college’s Grantham campus. The event is free and no tickets are required.
About Amir Hussain
Amir Hussain is a professor of theological studies at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, where he teaches courses on world religion. His particular specialty is the study of Islam with a focus on contemporary Muslim societies in North America. In addition to serving as editor of the Journal of the American Academy of Religion, Hussain sits on the editorial boards of four academic journals and has written many scholarly articles and contributed to several books about Islam and Muslims. Continue reading…
March 2nd, 2012
GRANTHAM, Pa. (March 2, 2012) — After years of creating, learning and perfecting, senior art students at Messiah College will showcase individual talent and growth by displaying their artwork in the senior show of 2012. The unique masterpieces will be on display from March 23 to April 15 in the Aughinbaugh Gallery, located in the lower level of the Climenhaga Fine Arts Center. A reception will be held on March 24 at 7 p.m. to recognize this group of talented young artists. The exhibit is free and open to the public for viewing during normal gallery hours. Continue reading…
March 2nd, 2012
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GRANTHAM, Pa. (March 2, 2012) — The Student Activities Board at Messiah College welcomes metal band August Burns Red with special guest Stateside to campus for a concert on March 24. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. in Brubaker Auditorium, located in the Eisenhower Campus Center on the college’s Grantham campus. General admission tickets are $16 and can be purchased through the Messiah College ticket office by calling 717-691-6036 or by visiting messiah.edu/tickets. Continue reading…