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PRSSA students have their “kake” and eat it too

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Kupcakes for Kris eventOn a typical Wednesday night, Messiah College students are scattered across campus: in the library putting the finishing touches on a paper due the next day, getting one step closer to fulfilling their chapel credit by attending an alternate chapel, or even walking to the Union for the weekly B-Sides concert. However, this fall, there was a group of students working together on Wednesday evenings on something that extended past the walls of Messiah College. (more…)

A Life Transformed—the true value of a Messiah College education

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Bridget Nace and others with president Kim Phipps

There was a time when Bridget Nace ’10 (pictured in red) wasn’t sure she’d ever walk across the stage to receive her degree. Now, that goal is in sight, and she couldn’t be more grateful for all that God has done to provide for her so that she could reach this point in her life.

Difficult Decisions
Bridget isn’t your typical college student. At the age of 20, while attending a community college, Bridget’s mother suffered from a stroke. Bridget made the decision to drop out of college to care for her mother, and devoted herself completely to ensuring that her mother’s needs were provided for. When it was clear that her mother would remain in a nursing home for the long-term, Bridget made the decision to go back to school, and, although she is ‘on her own’ when it comes to paying for her education, she chose Messiah.

“I wanted—no, I needed—a Christian environment,” Bridget says. “I didn’t grow up in a Christian home, and I knew I needed support to help me grow in my new Christian faith.”


Thanksgiving in April

Thursday, November 4th, 2010
UnionMessiah College students are celebrating Thanksgiving even though November is a distant memory.  The past year has been busy with sports games, exams, term papers, dances, service trips, and more, but on Thursday, April 2, more than 550 students took a break from their hectic end-of-the-year schedules to celebrate “Thanksgiving in April.” (more…)

Students give back before going forward

Thursday, November 4th, 2010
Each year, members of the senior class at Messiah College give a collective gift to an individual, a cause, or project that not only serves community but also builds on a legacy of student support and service for their soon-to-be alma mater. (more…)