Happy Valentines Day!

Lottie Nelson Valentine Dinner

In the spirit of Valentine’s Day Lottie will be featuring a special meal on the Friday, the 13th. The menu features special dishes such as Chili‐Lime Shrimp Skewers, Cilantro New York Strip Steak with onion demi sauce, Whipped Potatoes, Assorted Breads, Salads and Desserts, A chocolate fountain, and more! Lottie will be open from 4:30- 7:30 pm.

Love Run!

The Love Run is a 2 mile run on Messiah College’s Campus. You can race individually or team up with someone and race as a couple! The couples contest will award the fastest male/female couple, and will have categorized costume prizes for couples of any sort. The benefits will go towards Messiah College Cross Country and Track and Field team trips.Visit the website here for more info and to sign up!

 Love run

Student Government Positions

If you are interested in running for Student Body President, Vice President, or applying to be on her/his Cabinet, now is your chance!

The Cabinet consists of the Student Body President, Student Body Vice President, VP of Diversity, VP of Finance, VP of Organizations, Chair of Peer Review Board and Executive Secretary, all of which are great positions. Check out the link below to see the applications, which explain the roles for each and requirements for applying and running for election.


Our election process has recently changed, so please read the “Application Procedures” section carefully!

Tax Help!

Messiah College is partnering with the United Way of the Capital Region and offering employees, students and the community two free tax services, VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) and MyFreeTaxes.com.

VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) program:
IRS certified Messiah students provide free tax preparation services to individual and families with total income of less than $53,000. Students, with supervision, will prepare your Federal, state and local income tax returns. The Messiah site is open every Tuesday evenings, except March 17th, from 5:30 pm– 7:30 pm until April 14th. No appointment is necessary. Our site is located in Frey 156. You must have your social security card and a photo id.

A free tax website for preparing and efiling your Federal and state income tax returns online, safely and free!! Anyone with income less than $60,000 is eligible to use the MyFreeTaxes.com tax service. A toll-free certified Helpline volunteer is available to answer questions while you are filing your returns.

Both of these tax services are available to the Messiah and non Messiah community. Please contact Kathleen Johnston at x7300 if you have any questions.

Orientation Leaders Needed!


If you’re interested in in becoming an orientation leader visit the website here for more info!


Application and recommendation forms both due Wednesday March 11, 2015.


SAB Lost Films Presents: St. Vincent

st vincent

Bill Murray stars in St. Vincent as a crusty old man who ends up caring for the son of his new neighbor. Although he’s a cynic who gambles, drinks, and frequents strip clubs, Vincent turns out to be exactly the mentor the 12-year-old kid needs as the young one adjusts to his parents’ divorce, and life at a new school. – Fandango

Click here to see a trailer!

Spring Break Service Trips!

service trips

If you missed out on going on a service trip over J-term break, now is the time to get in on the action. The Agape Center provides an unbelievable opportunity for us to connect with community partners across the nation. While learning about and serving the community, you can request to be placed with friends or choose to meet new students. Spring is a great time to serve because you  have the option of partial and full trips!
An informational meeting will be held on February 19th at 9:30pm in Frey 150. It will be a brief meeting to learn more about the 6 community partners the Agape Center will be working with for Spring. A description of each trip and the types of service that will take place in each location will be presented. Messiah-approved drivers for all trips are also needed and the trip fee will be waived for students willing and approved to drive. Email servicetrips@messiah.edu if interested in driving!Partial Trips (Sat, March 14- Tues March 17)
-Philadelphia, PA
-Brooklyn, NY
-Carmel, NYFull Trips: (Sat, March 14-Sat March 21)
-Allentown, PA
-Bronx, NY
-Charlotte, NC -(AROMA trip)Price:
$30-Partial Trips
$50-Full Trips*Limited Scholarships available upon request
Check out the Agape Center at http://www.messiah.edu/agape or on Facebook at Messiah College Service Trips. If you have any questions email us at servicetrips@messiah.edu.

Free Concert!

Keith Phares, baritone, will present a Guest Artist Recital on Sunday, February 15th at 8 pm in the High Foundation Recital Hall. This event is free and open to the public.Mr. Phares, in collaboration with Dr. Patrice Ewoldt, will perform works by Brahms, Gounod, Hoiby, Korngold, Mahler, Mozart, Poulenc, and Ravel.Mr. Phares is an international opera singer and a graduate of the New England Conservatory and the Juilliard Opera Center. He was also a national winner in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. More information can be found at www.keithphares.com
Come and hear wonderful night of song!
Phares Recital Poster

CPEC Job & Internship Fair

job fair

The CPEC Job & Internship Fair is co-sponsored by the Messiah College Career and Professional Development Center.  We host the event at the Radisson Hotel on Tuesday, February 17th from 10:00am-3:00pm for students seeking full-time employment or internships. This event is free for Messiah students. To see a complete list of employers who are registered to attend, go to www.cpec.info. Here’s a sample of employers who have expressed an interest in recruiting candidates from your major: 

  • Brentwood Industries
  • Capital BlueCross
  • Cement and Concrete Reference Laboratory (CCRL)
  • Clark Associates
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • Fastenal Company
  • Innotec
  • Knouse Foods, Inc.
  • Manitowoc
  • Martin’s Famous Pastry Shoppe, Inc.
  • Midland Asphalt Materials Inc.
  • PA Department of Labor & Industry
  • U.S. Department of State
  • World Relief

In order to attend, all you need to do is show up at: Radisson Hotel Harrisburg, 1150 Camp Hill Bypass, Camp Hill, PA. If you need transportation, please see the contact information below. Bring your resume.  Before the fair, have your resume critiqued at one of the Rezumania events which will be held on Tuesday and Thursday, Feb. 10 & 12 in the Eisenhower Commons outside of the snack shop.

If you have any questions, please contact Dwayne Keiffer, Assistant Director of the Career and Professional Development Center, at dkeiffer@messiah.edu or 717-691-6016.

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