October 19, 2017

October 19th, 2017 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

Brothers and sisters, if someone is caught in a sin, you who live by the Spirit should restore that person gently. But watch yourselves, or you also may be tempted. Carry each other’s burdens, and in this way you will fulfill the law of Christ. If anyone thinks they are something when they are not, they deceive themselves.  Each one should test their own actions. Then they can take pride in themselves alone, without comparing themselves to someone else, for each one should carry their own load.

Galatians 6: 1- 5

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Google Vice President Dr. Greg Moore to speak on campus

Google Vice President Dr. Greg Moore, M.D., Ph.D. will give a campus presentation on Monday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. in Hostetter Chapel. This event is sponsored by the College Honors Program.

Moore is Google’s senior global healthcare leader. He is a distinguished physician, engineer, innovator, neuroradiologist, technology and clinical informatics professional, and neuroscientist. He is passionate about transforming health care technology to benefit humankind. He is also an advocate for children with special needs and has extensive involvement with medical missions in the developing world. For his Messiah presentation, he will address the interface between technology and global health care.

Admission is free and open to the public. No ticket is required.
For more information please contact: collegehonorsprogram@messiah.edu

Discount wholesale club membership enrollment

The Community Discount Program is offering discount memberships to wholesale clubs for the month of October. Please review the information below for details on the programs offered by each club.

BJ’s Wholesale Club – $35 for 12 months for Inner Circle membership; $75 for 12 months for BJ’s Reward membership. To begin a new or renew an existing membership print and complete the application (contact the purchasing department ext. 6010 or purchasing@messiah.edu for a copy of the application). If paying by credit card the application can be emailed to our BJ’s representative, Angie Kriner-Doorfee, at akrinerdoorfee@bjs.com. If paying by check, please mail the application and check to Angie Kriner-Doorfee, BJ’s Wholesale Club, 540 Gateway Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201. This membership offer is valid from Oct.1-31. This offer is not available in the store.

Sam’s Club – $45 for 12 months membership. To begin a new membership or renew an existing membership, come to our on-campus event in the ECC outside of the Falcon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mon., Oct. 23 or Tues., Oct. 24 . Bring your Messiah College ID and pay with cash or a check to receive the exclusive coupon savings PLUS a $10 Sam’s Club gift card. This offer is not available in the store.

Costco Wholesale – $60 for 12 months Gold Star Membership; $120 for 12 months for Executive membership. To begin a new membership or renew an existing membership, you must bring a Costco Special Offer Flyer (contact the purchasing department ext. 6010 or purchasing@messiah.edu for a copy of the special Offer flyer) and your Messiah College ID to the Harrisburg Costco location between Oct. 1- 31. New and renewed memberships will receive a $10 Costco card with gold star membership or a $20 Costco card with executive membership. This offer is available only during the month of October.
Store location: 5125 Jonestown Rd., Harrisburg, PA

Please contact purchasing@messiah.edu or call ext.6010 with questions.

2017 Religion and Society Lecture

Rev. Daniel G. Groody, C.S.C., will give a lecture titled, “Passing Over: A Theology of Migration” at Messiah College on Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. in Parmer Hall. This event is sponsored by the Department of Biblical and Religious Studies.

Father Groody is a Catholic priest, a Holy Cross religious, a scholar, teacher and an award-winning author and film producer. He is currently an Associate Professor of Theology and Global Affairs and the Faculty Director of the Global Leadership Program at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He teaches courses on U.S. Latino Spirituality, Christian Spirituality and the Heart’s Desire and Social Change. He lectures widely in the United States as well as in Latin America, Europe and Asia.

This lecture is free and open to the public. No ticket is required.
For more information, please contact deptbrs@messiah.edu

Civility in the Workplace – networking breakfast

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 15
Speaker: Jeff Coleman, founder and principal, Churchill Strategies
Tension is rising. Click by click, social media is tearing down the curtain between “private” and “public”-personally held beliefs now flood public spaces. The workplace is no longer an oasis of civility. Where are we heading? Is it too late to change course? Jeff’s presentation will help workplace leaders use the national moment to consider their commitment to creating a culture of civility and grace.

Jeff Coleman is the principal of Churchill Strategies, a branding and communications agency in Harrisburg.
Itinerary:
7- 7:30 a.m. | Registration and networking
7:30- 9 a.m. | Event speaker
9 a.m. | Event concludes, but guests are encouraged to stay and network

Location:
Messiah College, Martin Commons
Register online at http://attend.com/mcba1115

Family Concert with Messiah College Symphony Orchestra

The Messiah College Symphony Orchestra proudly presents a Family Concert for ALL members of the family (even the very young and the very loud)! This one-hour concert will feature several works including Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf. After the performance, children in the audience will be invited to try many of the instruments in an Instrument Petting Zoo. The concert will take place at Sat., Oct. 21 at 11 a.m. in Parmer Hall of the High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. Free Admission.

Important reminder to faculty – 2018 J-Term and spring semester work submission deadlines set

Learning Technology Services would like to remind the faculty that it’s not too early to begin planning ahead. The 2018 J-Term and spring semester work submission deadlines have been set. Please coordinate your needs for your courses with the deadline dates located on the ITS blog at the following link: http://blogs.messiah.edu/its/archives/7810

Procedure review:

  1. Messiah faculty are notified of the semester work submission deadlines by the administrative assistant to ITS (Diane Hunsinger) approximately 4-6 weeks before the materials are due. This allows ample time to obtain copyright clearance for course materials (if necessary) and production of your course pack in College Press.
  2. Faculty must complete the online course materials form located on the ITS blog at this link: http://www.messiah.edu/forms/form/331/en/use_of_copyrighted_course_material. The online form allows you to enter/attach your copyright clearance requests, automatically creates the work requisition, and allows you to attach a PDF file of your course pack or lab manual.
  3. It is imperative that faculty who plan to sell a course pack/lab manual to students notify Aleisha Wildon, course materials manager at the Campus Store and Textbook Express.
  4. VERY IMPORTANT: Following the deadlines allows ample time for production, ensures our students have a positive experience when purchasing and receiving their course materials and the instructor has the assurance that their course pack is available for students to purchase before classes begin.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Diane Hunsinger, administrative assistant to ITS, at ext. 3895. Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Office of Marketing and Communications to hold social media “Open Door” day

Are you looking to strengthen your department’s social media presence? Do you want to learn how to use the features of the various social media channels? The Office of Marketing and Communications will hold a social media “open door” day to help answer one-on-one questions you may have about Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and more. Open door day will be held Oct. 25 from 2-4:45 p.m. in Boyer 337 (computer lab)! To help plan, please sign up for a time slot here: ttsu.me/ujayvz

You can contact Danielle Ran, director of communications, at dran@messiah.edu or Livia Ungurean, communications specialist, at lungurean@messiah.edu if you have questions. We hope to see you there!

Halloween safety

Do you have or know children who “trick or treat” at Halloween? If so, you may want to take a minute to read some tips to keep Halloween safety.

Facts about Messiah

The Office of Institutional Research has provided access to a wide array of up-to-date college statistics. You can view the latest Fact Book, Enrollment Summaries and other college-wide statistics on the Institutional Research web page (http://www.messiah.edu/offices/research/). Click on “Check out our Fact Book” or look under “Research” for enrollment summaries, etc.

Additional Jadu training sessions available

Looking to update your Messiah College website but don’t know how? Visit http://www.messiah.edu/training for newly added training sessions for the fall semester. Contact Ramona Fritschi at rfritschi@messiah.edu with any questions regarding training sessions.

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For sale:

2005 Nissan Maxima SE.V6 3.5 L 134,000 miles, dark blue color, new plugs at 125,000 miles
four newer Michelin all-season tires, new battery, new brakes and rotors turned down, plus a
Bose sound system with six CD changer. Original owner. Interior in immaculate condition
asking $4950. Call Bill Althoff at 717-253-5196.

Tickets for Kari Jobe Concert. We have five tickets for the Kari Jobe concert in Reading this Sat, Oct 21. The tickets are for the pre-concert event with Kari Jobe and the concert. $25 each. Contact Beth Clark bclark@messiah.edu for more information

OUTSIDE ORGANIZATION

Designer purse BINGO

Love purses? You’re invited to attend a designer purse bingo (20 games!) on Sunday, Oct 29. See photos of purses at www.facebook.com/MMADesignerPurseBingo/ Additional information on the attached flyer or contact Susan Donat sdonat@messiah.edu for tickets. All proceeds benefit the music programs of the Mechanicsburg Area School District.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 12, 2017

October 12th, 2017 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

([A Psalm] of David.)

Fret not thyself because of evildoers, neither be thou envious against the workers of iniquity.

For they shall soon be cut down like the grass, and wither as the green herb.

Trust in the LORD, and do good; [so] shalt thou dwell in the land, and verily thou shalt be fed.

Delight thyself also in the LORD; and he shall give thee the desires of thine heart.

Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring [it] to pass.

And he shall bring forth thy righteousness as the light, and thy judgment as the noonday.

Rest in the LORD, and wait patiently for him: fret not thyself because of him who prospereth in his way, because of the man who bringeth wicked devices to pass.

Cease from anger, and forsake wrath: fret not thyself in any wise to do evil.

For evildoers shall be cut off: but those that wait upon the LORD, they shall inherit the earth

Psalms 37: 1- 9

NEWS

Todd Goranson, professor of music, performed a concert at Duke Divinity School Sept. 1 with the New Caritas Orchestra under the baton of theologian/musician Jeremy Begbie. The orchestra was comprised of 37 Christian orchestral musicians from top orchestras and music schools from the U.S., including the Boston Symphony, National Symphony and the Indianapolis Symphony. The concert, titled “Home, Away & Home Again” was presented in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

Alison Noble, associate professor of chemistry, was selected by her alma mater, Westmont College, to be among 80 alumni honored at this year’s 80th Homecoming Gala as one whose life exemplifies Westmont’s mission “to cultivate thoughtful scholars, grateful servants and faithful leaders for global engagement with the academy, church and world.”

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An evening with journalist and presidential historian Jon Meacham

Presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize winner Jon Meacham will speak at Messiah College on “The Art of Leadership: Lessons from the American Presidency” Thursday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Parmer Hall. Meacham is one of America’s most prominent public intellectuals. A regular guest on “Morning Joe,” he is known as a skilled raconteur with a depth of knowledge about politics, religion and current affairs. He understands how issues and events impact our lives and why historical context matters. Meacham’s latest presidential biography, “Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush,” debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list in 2015. The Times said, “’Destiny and Power’ reflects the qualities of both subject and biographer: judicious, balanced and deliberative, with a deep appreciation of history and the personalities who shape it.”

General admission tickets are $25. Messiah College student tickets (with ID) and youth tickets (18 and under) are $10. To purchase, please contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or visit messiah.edu/tickets.

Fall shred day

Shredding Solutions will be on campus Tuesday, Oct. 17 for confidential document shredding. The Shredding Solutions truck will be located in the service area parking spots outside Hoffman Hall and will be available from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Please use this opportunity to purge your office/work areas of documentation that contains confidential information that has met its retention requirements and is no longer needed.

What can be shredded?
All forms of documentation containing confidential information can be included in this campus shred day. Secured data, all sizes, color and texture of paper will be accepted. The shredding truck can shred/destroy staples and paperclips, but ALL BINDER CLIPS MUST BE REMOVED. Documents in binders will not be accepted. (You will have the opportunity to observe your documents throughout the shredding process if you wish.) Personal documents in small/reasonable amounts (a paper box full or less) are also welcome to be brought in for shredding.

Shredding instructions

Normal shredding needs:
Please bring all paper for shredding directly to the truck beginning at 11 a.m. It is the goal to complete all shredding needs in the designated two hours scheduled. Plan to bring paper between 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Please note: The shredding truck will be leaving promptly at 1 p.m., so we suggest arriving no later than 12:45 p.m.)

Special shredding needs:
If your department has specific needs, special arrangements can be made by calling Allen Snook, IT security analyst, at ext. 6790. All shredding arrangements must be made prior to the close of business Thursday, Oct. 12. For special requests or for other questions, please contact Allen Snook, at ext. 6790.

Discount wholesale club membership enrollment

The Community Discount Program is offering discount memberships to wholesale clubs for the month of October. Please review the information below for details on the programs offered by each club.

BJ’s Wholesale Club – $35 for 12 months for Inner Circle membership; $75 for 12 months for BJ’s Reward membership. To begin a new membership or to renew an existing one, print and complete the application. (Contact the purchasing department at ext. 6010 or purchasing@messiah.edu for a copy of the application). If paying by credit card, the application can be emailed to our BJ’s representative, Angie Kriner-Doorfee, at akrinerdoorfee@bjs.com. If paying by check, please mail the application and check to Angie Kriner-Doorfee, BJ’s Wholesale Club, 540 Gateway Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201. This membership offer is valid through Oct. 31. This offer is not available in the store.

Sam’s Club – $45 for 12 months membership. To begin a new membership or to renew an existing one, come to our on-campus event in the ECC outside The Falcon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23 or Tuesday, Oct. 24. Bring your Messiah College ID and pay with cash or a check to receive the exclusive coupon savings plus a $10 Sam’s Club gift card. This offer is not available in the store.

Costco Wholesale – $60 for 12 months Gold Star Membership; $120 for 12 months for Executive membership. To begin a new membership or to renew an existing one, you must bring a Costco special offer flyer and your Messiah College ID to the Harrisburg Costco location (5125 Jonestown Rd., Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) by October 31.  (Contact the purchasing department ext. 6010 or purchasing@messiah.edu for a copy of the special offer flyer.) New and renewed memberships will receive a $10 Costco card with gold star membership or a $20 Costco card with executive membership.

Please contact purchasing@messiah.edu or call ext.6010 with questions.

Grandparents Day 2017

On behalf of the Office of Development, we offer our sincerest gratitude to all the students and employees for warmly welcoming more than 550 grandparents to our Messiah College campus Oct. 5. We are deeply appreciative for the gracious hospitality shown to our grandparent guests by the campus community in spite of challenges brought by such a large number of visitors.
Grandparents Day is a great team effort and we are incredibly thankful for our colleagues in conference services, dining services, college ministries, public safety, admissions, Oakes Museum staff, School of the Arts, residence life, admissions and the advancement division for making this 9th annual event such a success. Also, thank you to our COE colleagues for accommodating some extra special “student” visitors in your classroom!

Digital security (Hacktober) workshops

Plan to attend Learning Technology Service’s (LTS’s) October workshops on digital security in Hoffman 106 (the Innovation Zone). Email learningtechservices@messiah.edu with questions.

Passwords – Wednesday, Oct. 18, 11a.m. – noon
What makes a password strong? Why should I care? Come discuss the purpose and benefits of strong passwords and how to manage them.

Digital Security Awareness – Wednesday, Oct. 25, 11 a.m. – noon
Considering the benefits and hazards of online activities can make users more aware of potential risks and rewards. A greater awareness reduces potential dangers. Implement new practices, such as think before you click.

Congratulations

Please join us in congratulating David Dixon, Wendy Lippert, Ashley Todd and Suzanne Travan, the winners of the contest in this year’s Welcome Packet. The contest asked employees to update their emergency contact information and cell phone information in MCSquare. They each won a $50 gift card to Amazon.

The contest may have passed, but it is not too late to ensure that your information is current in MCSquare. Please update this information if you have not already done so.

Please also join us in congratulating Campus Events for winning a pizza party for their department, sponsored by HR&C! Many thanks to Wendy Perez and her group for submitting the winning photos. If you would like to view the winning photos, please head over to the Office of Human Resources Facebook page.

New process for expense and mileage reimbursement requests

Procurement Services and Accounts Payable are implementing a new process to automate expense and mileage reimbursement requests. Training for the new process is currently under way and must be completed by the end of October. The current paper process will be discontinued as of October 31.

If you submit expense or mileage reimbursement requests and have not been contacted for training, please call extension 6010 or email purchasing@messiah.edu.

2017 Religion and Society Lecture

The Rev. Daniel G. Groody, C.S.C. will give a lecture titled, “Passing Over: A Theology of Migration” at Messiah College on Thursday, Oct. 26, at 7 p.m. in Parmer Hall. This event is sponsored by the Department of Biblical and Religious Studies.

Groody is a Catholic priest, a Holy Cross religious, a scholar, teacher and an award-winning author and film producer. He is currently an associate professor of theology and global affairs and the faculty director of the global leadership program at the Kellogg Institute for International Studies at the University of Notre Dame. He teaches courses U.S. Latino Spirituality, Christian Spirituality and the Heart’s Desire and Social Change. He lectures widely in the U.S. as well as in Latin America, Europe and Asia.

This lecture is free and open to the public. No ticket is required. For more information, please contact deptbrs@messiah.edu

Thank you for your donations

The Office of Human Resources and Compliance, in conjunction with Student Involvement and Leadership, would like to thank everyone who attended the Movie on The Green. Your generous response resulted in a donation of $1060.75 to the Houston Food Bank to benefit the victims of Hurricane Harvey.

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Job opportunities:

Dining Services has an opening for a cook II. For additional information and to apply, please see: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/11764. Job related questions may be directed to Mark Wirtz at mwirtz@messiah.edu.

For sale:

2005 Nissan Maxima SE.V6 3.5 L 134,000 miles, dark blue, new plugs at 125,000 miles,
four newer Michelin all-season tires, new battery, new brakes and rotors turned down, plus a
Bose sound system with six CD changer. Original owner. Interior in immaculate condition.
Asking $4950. Call Bill Althoff at 717-253-5196.

Wanted:

Microwave. I am looking to either borrow or keep a microwave for my temporary residence. Please email me if you have one I could use. Please contact Lyndsay Grimm at lgrimm@messiah.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

October 5, 2017

October 5th, 2017 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”

John 16:33

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NEWS:

Dr. Todd Goranson, professor of music, performed a concert tour of central and southern Sweden with Trio Atlantis, a professional chamber ensemble comprised of Goranson and Swedish instrumentalists Erik Hagstrom and Britta Holger. The tour included seven performances from Aug. 17-28.

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Goranson also performed a concert at Duke Divinity School on Sept. 1 with The New Caritas Orchestra under the baton of theologian/musician Jeremy Begbie. The orchestra was comprised of 37 Christian orchestral musicians from top orchestras and music schools in the U.S., including the Boston Symphony, National Symphony and the Indianapolis Symphony. The concert, titled “Home, Away & Home Again” was presented in celebration of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.

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Passport processing on campus and alert to PA residents about real ID

Representatives from the Cumberland County Courthouse will be on campus Tuesday, Oct. 24 to process passport applications. Applicants need to bring their photo documents: original birth certificate PLUS A PHOTOCOPY OF THE BIRTH CERTIFICATE, driver’s license PLUS A PHOTOCOPY OF THE DRIVER’S LICENSE (non-PA residents also need to bring their Messiah ID along with a photocopy of their ID), completed application, and fees ($110 check made out to the Department of State and $25 cash or check made out to the Prothonotary’s Office) to the Eisenhower Commons between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Photo services will be available. Cost is $10 in cash or check made out to Messiah College.

PA RESIDENTS ALERT: You may be aware that Pennsylvania is one of seven states that have not complied with the government mandate to incorporate REAL ID requirements for driver’s licenses in order to use them for identification purposes for air travel (even in the U.S.) entrance into federal buildings and military bases. If PA does not comply or obtain an extension, in the near future, PA driver’s license holders will need another form of compliant identification, such as a passport to use for these purposes. This may be a good time to secure a passport if you currently do not have one. For more information about Real ID, check out this statement issued by PennDOT: http://www.dmv.pa.gov/Information-Centers/Identity-Security/Pages/Real-ID-Act.aspx

Applications can be downloaded at https://eforms.state.gov/Forms/ds11.pdf

Please contact intercultural@messiah.edu if you have questions.

An evening with journalist and presidential historian Jon Meacham

Presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winner Jon Meacham will speak at Messiah College on “The Art of Leadership: Lessons from the American Presidency” on Thursday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Parmer Hall. Jon Meacham is one of America’s most prominent public intellectuals. A regular guest on Morning Joe, he is known as a skilled raconteur with a depth of knowledge about politics, religion and current affairs. He understands how issues and events impact our lives and why historical context matters. Meacham’s latest Presidential biography, “Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush,” debuted at #1 on the New York Times bestsellers list in November 2015. The Times said, “Destiny and Power reflects the qualities of both subject and biographer: judicious, balanced, and deliberative, with a deep appreciation of history and the personalities who shape it.”

General admission tickets are $25. Messiah College student tickets (with ID) and youth tickets (18 and under) are $10. To purchase, please contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or visit messiah.edu/tickets.

CIEE Shanghai representative coming to campus

On Oct. 18, Allison Moroney and Katelyn Slotnick, representatives of CIEE Shanghai, will be on campus to introduce students to opportunities to study in China.

If you are interested in meeting with them to learn more about the program or in having them speak briefly to your class(es) about the program, please contact Wendy Lippert in the Intercultural Office at ext. 6089 or wlippert@messiah.edu.

Also, please feel free to share with your students that Allison and Katelyn will host an information table in Eisenhower Commons on that day and will be hosting the following information session:

• Oct. 18 (Larsen 237) 4 p.m. (General Information Session)
• Oct. 18 (Larsen 237) 5 p.m. (Orientation for spring 2018 participants)

To learn more about this program visit
http://www.messiah.edu/homepage/2414/ciee_china

Google Vice President Dr. Greg Moore to speak on campus

Google Vice President Dr. Greg Moore, M.D., Ph.D. will give a campus presentation on Monday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. in Hostetter Chapel. This event is sponsored by the College Honors Program.

Moore is Google’s senior global healthcare leader. He is a distinguished physician, engineer, innovator, neuroradiologist, technology and clinical informatics professional, and neuroscientist. He is passionate about transforming health care technology to benefit humankind. He is also an advocate for children with special needs and has extensive involvement with medical missions in the developing world. For his Messiah presentation, he will address the interface between technology and global health care.

Admission is free and open to the public. No ticket is required.
For more information please contact: collegehonorsprogram@messiah.edu

Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 8-14) – Every second counts: Plan two ways out

In a fire, seconds count. That’s why the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) encourages everyone to plan at least two evacuation routes at work and at home. As a general rule, a fire can double in size every 60 seconds and the black smoke generated from burning synthetics and plastics is not only toxic but can be so dense that it makes seeing impossible. Don’t wait to make an escape plan. Know where building exits are located and how to reach them – even blindfolded. Plan how to provide assistance to anyone who may need help–a co-worker on the job or a family member at home. If you discover the fire, sound the alarm so that others know to evacuate. And whether at work or at home, close doors behind you as you leave the building to help slow down the spread of fire, smoke and heat. Meet outside at an agreed upon location and never go back into a burning building. Call 911 immediately.
For guidance on when and when NOT to attempt to put out a fire at work with an extinguisher, see Section #14 of the Safety Manual, the Emergency Action Plan, Fire Extinguisher Usage.

TODAY: Jadu / Web services open door hours

Do you have a question, issue or need some assistance with your Jadu website? Web services is hosting Open Door hours today from 8:30am-10am in Boyer 337. No need to make a reservation, just stop in and visit with us.  Contact Ramona at rfritschi@messiah.edu

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Job opportunities:

The Department of Nursing has an opening for a full time patient simulation laboratory coordinator. Please note that this position begins in Aug. 2018. For additional information and to apply, please see: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/11686. Job related questions may be directed to Deb Loop at dloop@messiah.edu.

Sale:

Chair in excellent condition for sale – $25. Picture attached. Contact Carrie Widdowson at cwiddowson@messiah.edu

Ranch home for sale in Cumberland Valley School District, 8 miles from campus, 830 W. Trindle Rd, Mechanicburg. $184,977. Move in ready. 1760 sq. ft. Rancher, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 Baths .60 acre lot with a 3+ car detached garage w/50 amp service. All appliances included. Lots of updates-new kitchen counter tops, new sink, newer bathroom, roof, vinyl siding, 200 amp service, windows, paint and some flooring. Hardwood floors thru out, attic which could be finished, workshop room in bsmt w/Bilco door access and large flat yard w/large tree house to play in. Yard can be accessed from W. Church Rd as well. 1 Year AHS Warranty with acceptable offer. For more information, contact Heather Negley at hnegley@messiah.edu, x6890 or the listing agent, Alicia Crone at alicia.crone@cbhomes.com. Link to listing https://www.coldwellbankerhomes.com/pa/mechanicsburg/830-w-trindle-road/pid_19102404/

Rent:

2 bedroom, 1 bathroom townhouse, with unfinished basement at 651 W Lisburn Rd, near Messiah College. Available Nov 1. Newly renovated. Looking for long-term resident. Rent $790 + electricity, water. Contact Dale Fogelsanger, 717-623-0735, dfogelsa@messiah.edu.

Wanted:

Microwave. I am looking to either borrow or keep a microwave for my temporary residence. Please email me if you have one I could use. Please contact Lyndsay Grimm at lgrimm@messiah.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 28, 2017

September 28th, 2017 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters.

Colossians 3:23

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NEWS:

I am pleased to announce that effective Sept. 20, Cindy Agoncillo has been promoted to senior graphic designer. This title change reflects her increasing responsibilities, creative expertise and problem-solving skills as well as her expansion of taking on new initiatives.  In her new role, she will design complex projects and more closely mentor and supervise our student designers and photographers. Please join me in congratulating Cindy on this position.– Nancy Soulliard, creative director

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Jim LaGrand’s essay appears in the new issue of The Cresset—“A New History Museum Tries to Get Religion,” The Cresset 80 (Trinity 2017), pp. 20-27. http://thecresset.org/2017/Trinity/LaGrand_T17.html

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Oregon extension faculty to visit campus

Oregon Extension faculty member Heidi Gehman will be on campus Mon., Oct. 23 and Tues., Oct. 24 to talk to students about opportunities for students to study at the Oregon Extension.

Each fall, the Oregon Extension welcomes 20-25 students to a rustic setting in the Cascade Mountains, where serious students can ask their deepest questions, read gripping and challenging books, wrestle with profound ideas in writing, and converse honestly and animatedly with fellow students and six faculty. With three or four cabin-mates, students buy and cook their own meals. Backpacking, a trip to San Francisco and the Oregon coast, rafting, biking and Bible study opportunities complete the autumn adventure.

If you are interested in meeting with Heidi or inviting her to speak to your class(es), please contact Wendy Lippert at wlippert@messiah.edu.

Heidi will have an information table in Eisenhower, second floor, outside of Lottie, both days and will be hosting an informational meeting. Please encourage interested students attend:

• Oct. 23 – Information Session
5 p.m. – Boyer 130

To learn more about this program, please browse: http://www.messiah.edu/homepage/1066/oregon_extension

Homecoming volunteers needed

The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations is in need of employee volunteers to serve at registration for Homecoming 2017. Volunteers are needed in one to two-hour time slots on Sat., Oct. 21 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. If you are interested and available to serve in this capacity, please contact Ashley Sider at asider@messiah.edu with your availability for that day by Fri., Sept. 29. We look forward to serving with you!

Messiah College Department of Theatre and Dance presents “Kindertransport”

“Kindertransport”

Written by Diane Samuels

Directed by Clair Myers

A modern classic about one woman’s struggle to come to terms with her past – brutally separated from her German Jewish parents at the age of 9 and brought to England with the promise of a new life. This play examines the life, during World War II and afterwards, of a kindertransport child. Though fictitious, it is based upon many real kindertransport stories.

“Kindertransport” is a play written from the heart, calling to the heart. In opening our hearts together and probing the invisible parts of our psyches, personal and collective, we can experience imaginatively what we fear, what hurts and what we yearn to be healed.” – Diane Samuels, Author

Oct. 5-7, 8 p.m.

Oct. 8, 3 p.m.

Poorman Black Box Theater, Climenhaga Building

Tickets:

$10—Adults

$7—MC students (w/ID), MC employees (w/ID), youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)

Tickets can be purchased online at www.messiah.edu/tickets or by phone at 717-691-6036. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. *Please note that this production contains mature language, which may not be suitable for all audiences.*

Additions to the fall semester Pizza with Professionals schedule

The Career and Professional Development Center is excited to announce we have added another Pizza with Professionals to our calendar: AT&T!

Come join us on Thurs., Oct. 5 from noon-1p.m. in Parmer Cinema to hear from Dan Blemings ’93, global lifecycle product manager for AT&T’s multi-billion dollar Ethernet products (used by businesses for data networking).

Interested staff and students can sign up here: http://bit.ly/2xShF60

Additionally, the Pizza with Professionals event with GoCorps has been rescheduled to Nov. 9 (the original date was Nov. 2). It will still be held from noon-1 p.m. in Parmer Cinema. To sign up for this event, click here:
http://messiah.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6lfUaoliqbTFiVT

Call for nominations: Women of Influence

We are seeking nominations from the Messiah College community of female students in their junior or senior year to be a part of the newly created “Women of Influence Mentoring Program.” We are seeking 10-15 female students to participate.

Objectives of Proposed Women of Influence Mentoring Program
1. To connect female students (preference for first generation students) with women (alumni/parents/friends of Messiah) to participate in an informal networking and mentoring program.
2. To support female students in their academic, vocational, spiritual and social growth.
3. To grow scholarship aid and endowment for women students.

Student Commitments
• To attend two events annually on Messiah’s campus sponsored by Women of Influence Mentoring Program
• To respond in a timely fashion to interactions from mentor
• To pray regularly for your mentor

Please send nominations to Diana Cashman at dcashman@messiah.edu with a brief description of why you feel the nominated student would be a good candidate for this program. The top list of nominees will be interviewed by members of the Steering Committee.

Nomination deadline: Sept. 30

The summer issue of The Bridge is here!

How do Messiah’s staff, students and alums handle their finances? It takes planning, faith and perseverance. Check out the summer Bridge feature “Money Matters” to learn all about putting God first while paying down debt.

To view the online version of the magazine, visit messiah.edu/the_bridge.

Hard copies of The Bridge are available in the lounges of Eisenhower and Boyer. As always, additional quantities can be found on the third floor of Old Main in the lobby area.

Grandparents Day 2017

Next week, Thursday, Oct. 5 will mark our 9th annual Grandparents Day! The purpose of this wonderful event is to allow the grandparent(s) and/or elderly mentors of current students the opportunity to experience firsthand what it is like to attend Messiah College and to become familiar with our campus and all it has to offer. (Classes are NOT canceled that day and students are expected to follow their normal schedule.) Please be sure to warmly welcome our grandparents when you see them on campus. Any questions about this event can be directed to Yonette Schneider, special events and donor stewardship coordinator, at YSchneid@messiah.edu . Additionally, Liz Williams, Department of Safety, will be sending out employee parking information for this event in an upcoming mass email.

Don’t miss your chance to win!

Do you like pizza?! Do you like gift cards?! Would you like the opportunity to win?!

Then don’t forget to look through the welcome packet which you received on Community Day. (If you’ve misplaced your hard copy of the welcome packet, have no fear–attached is an electronic version for your convenience.) Along with other important information, the welcome packet contains two opportunities for you to win. The deadline to enter to win is tomorrow!

1) A chance for you to win a pizza lunch for your department. To be entered to win, send your five photos to vjohnson@messiah.edu by tomorrow, Sept. 29. We will randomly draw from all qualifying entries. If you need a reminder of what the five photos should include, please see the “Win a pizza party!” attachment.

2) A chance for you to win one of four $50 gift cards to Amazon. To be entered to win, update your emergency contact and cell phone information via MCSquare by tomorrow, Sept. 29. For more details on this process, please see page 3 of the attached welcome packet.

Wishing you a wonderful and productive year from your colleagues in HR&C.

Legal counsel to speak

On Wednesday, Oct. 4 the Compliance Committee will be hosting Kevin Gold, the College’s legal counsel. He will be presenting information on current compliance trends and demands facing higher education. The event will be held in Alexander Auditorium (Frey 110) at 2 p.m. and is open to all employees. We anticipate a very informative presentation.

CLASSIFIEDS

Job opportunities:

The Department of Financial Services has an opening for a full-time senior accounting analyst for Endowment and Related Funds. For additional information and to apply, please see: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/11707. Job-related questions may be directed to Christine Hartman at chartman@messiah.edu.

Rent:

2 bedroom, 1 bathroom townhouse, with unfinished basement at 651 W Lisburn Rd, near Messiah College. Available Nov 1. Newly renovated. Looking for long-term resident. Rent $790 + electricity, water. Contact Dale Fogelsanger, 717-623-0735, dfogelsa@messiah.edu.

Wanted:

A Mechanicsburg family is in need of a mature, male student to be a mentor for a thirteen-year-old (8th grade) boy with high-functioning autism. Must be able to provide some transportation to activities and be willing to do outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing and bike riding. Four hours per week to start, $60 plus funds for gas. Please contact Ursula Pelton-Harris at upeltonharris@messiah.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 21, 2017

September 21st, 2017 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

A joyful heart is good medicine, but a broken spirit dries up the bones.

Proverbs 17:22

 

NEWS:

Dr. Eric Rawson, professor of exercise science and chair of the Department of health, Nutrition and Exercise Science had “Selected In-Season Nutritional Strategies to Enhance Recovery for Team Sport Athletes: A Practical Overview” published in Sports Medicine in July 2017.

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Dr. David Hazen is the newest addition to the Department of Education this year. He earned his Ed. D. from Walden University in Teacher Leadership in Curriculum and Instruction and will be teaching Educational Psychology, Instructional Design and Assessment for Middle and Secondary Grades, and Social Studies: Climate, Curriculum, and Instruction. David grew up in a small town in Wisconsin and is a Green Bay Packers football fan. He thoroughly enjoys exploring the outdoors; the Rocky Mountains in the west, especially the Bitterroot and Salt River Ranges of Montana and Wyoming, are his favorite places to travel. When he is not teaching, you can probably find David at one of his three sons’ sporting events, fly fishing, hiking or reading one of his favorite history books (1776, Truman, or Morning on Horseback by David McCullough). He is grateful to the Lord for bringing him to Messiah College in order to teach others and learn from them.

MESSIAH 411

Jadu training sessions

Jadu training sessions and open door hours for the fall semester are available for employees and work studies to register for online. Please visit https://www.messiah.edu/training to learn more and to register. Please contact Ramona via email: rfritschi@messiah.edu for more information.

Teacher education scholarship reception today

TODAY: Thursday, Sept. 21, 4-5 p.m., Howe Atrium

Join us in honoring and celebrating the 2017-18 Teacher Education Program and Ernest L. Boyer Center Scholarship Award Winners: Kelsey Bechtel, Phoebe Cook, Jennifer Sayre, Robert Lyon and Hannah Eckstrom. We hope you will attend.

Homecoming volunteers needed

The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations is in need of employee volunteers to serve at registration for Homecoming 2017. Volunteers are needed in one to two-hour time slots on Sat., Oct. 21 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. If you are interested and available to serve in this capacity, please contact Ashley Sider at asider@messiah.edu with your availability for that day by Fri., Sept. 29. We look forward to serving with you!

Messiah College Department of Theatre and Dance presents: Kindertransport

“Kindertransport”

Written by Diane Samuels

Directed by Clair Myers

A modern classic about one woman’s struggle to come to terms with her past – brutally separated from her German Jewish parents at the age of 9 and brought to England with the promise of a new life. This play examines the life, during World War II and afterwards, of a kindertransport child. Though fictitious, it is based upon many real kindertransport stories.

“Kindertransport” is a play written from the heart, calling to the heart. In opening our hearts together and probing the invisible parts of our psyches, personal and collective, we can experience imaginatively what we fear, what hurts and what we yearn to be healed.” – Diane Samuels, Author

Oct. 5-7, 8 p.m.

Oct. 8, 3 p.m.

Poorman Black Box Theater, Climenhaga Building

Tickets:

$10—Adults

$7—MC students (w/ID), MC employees (w/ID), youth (under 18) and seniors (65+)

Tickets can be purchased online at www.messiah.edu/tickets or by phone at 717-691-6036. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. *Please note that this production contains mature language, which may not be suitable for all audiences.*

Movie on the green

Human Resources is once again partnering with Student Involvement and Leadership Programs to host an outdoor movie event. Disney’s “Moana” will be showing on a 40′ tall screen on Fri., Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. on the Eisenhower lawn. Coinciding with Family Weekend, this event is open to all employees and their families as well as students and their families. There will be face painting for children and great concession food! All proceeds from the evening will go to the Houston Food Bank for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts.

CLASSIFIEDS

For rent:

Townhouse available for rent just off campus. This is a nicely decorated and ready to move in 2 bedroom, 1 bath townhouse. 1150 sq feet of finished space. Wood laminate flooring (Oak on first level, Cherry on second level) and includes a finished and carpeted basement. Up to date appliances and window treatments are included. It is located in walking distance of the college. If interested, please contact Les Weiand (weiand@messiah.edu).

Wanted:

A Mechanicsburg family is in need of a mature, male student to be a mentor for a thirteen-year-old (8th grade) boy with high-functioning autism. Must be able to provide some transportation to activities and be willing to do outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing and bike riding. Four hours per week to start, $60 plus funds for gas. Please contact Ursula Pelton-Harris at upeltonharris@messiah.edu

September 14

September 13th, 2017 by dran

Accept those whose faith is weak, without quarreling over disputable matters.

Roman 14:1

NEWS:

Devin Manzullo-Thomas has been appointed as lecturer in the humanities. Since 2013, Devin has served Messiah College as director of the E. Morris and Leone Sider Institute for Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan Studies and as the archives coordinator for the Ernest L. Boyer Center.

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Pizza with Professionals Schedule – Fall 2017

The Career and Professional Development Center is pleased to announce the fall 2017 schedule for the Pizza with Professionals series. All events will be held from noon – 1 p.m. in Parmer Cinema unless otherwise noted.

Please encourage students to attend these events, during which they will have an opportunity to hear from a speaker (usually a Messiah College alumnus) about their career path, current job and available opportunities within their organization. Educators are more than welcome to attend as well! RSVP for each event at www.messiah.edu/career-events.

Sept. 25 – Women in Leadership Panel (Hostetter Chapel)
Oct. 4 – Hope International
Oct. 6 – Careers in Crisis Pregnancy Fields
Oct. 19 – Nestle
Nov. 2 – GoCorps
Nov. 7 – Under Armour
Nov. 14 – The Bard Center for Environmental Policy (4-5 PM)
Nov. 15 – Mennonite Central Committee

Advise a fall break service trip

The Agapé Center for Service and Learning is pleased to offer an opportunity for employees to participate in and advise a student service trip over Fall Break. Advisors serve alongside students, assist student leaders in facilitation of reflection and devotions, and assist in any problem-solving that may arise. All costs are covered for advisors.

Fall Break service trips will take place Thurs., Oct. 12- Sun., Oct. 15. Our partnering organizations include: AROMA Cumberland Pointe (Mechanicsburg, PA), Children’s Bible Fellowship of New York (Carmel, NY), Priority One Ministries (Bronx, NY), and Rolling Ridge Retreat Center (Harpers Ferry, WV).

Children’s Bible Fellowship of New York (Carmel, NY)
For nearly 75 years, CBFNY has worked with inner city, at risk, and disabled youth through summer camp programs consisting of a variety of activities. Messiah students will have the opportunity to participate in outreach and discipleship ministries and will engage in team-building, evangelism, and conflict resolution skills through an in-depth orientation that will introduce participants to the realities of urban life.

Priority One Ministries (Bronx, NY)
Priority One partners with a number of inner-city organizations, churches and ministries who serve the disadvantaged of NYC. Volunteers connect with several of these organizations to directly impact and serve people, such as: A Breakfast & Lunch Ministry for the homeless; an after-school program for tutoring inner-city children; the World Vision Storehouse and more!

If you’re interested in serving as an advisor for Priority One or CBFNY and/or have additional questions, please contact Shardé Hardy at shardy@messiah.edu by Fri., Sept. 22.

2017 Office of Marketing and Communications change in photography paradigm

Effective Sept. 15, 2017, the Office of Marketing and Communications (OMC) is no longer resourced to support photography requests from individual campus departments or offices for their programs or events.  OMC relies on a mix of professional and student photographers, prioritizing its resources for student recruitment marketing communications and editorial-specific photography for the Bridge alumni magazine and other institutional news channels.

Moving forward, departments who would like to arrange student or professional photography for their department-specific events may do so by scheduling and providing payment for those services directly with the photographer. To request a list of student and professional photographers that the College has used successfully for past events, please email photography@messiah.edu or kgarlinger@messiah.edu.

Continued services:

  • OMC will continue to provide the photography service of taking employee headshots and group shots of faculty and staff for campus communications. This service will be scheduled at multiple points throughout the year, and campus will be notified of these dates via the Intercom and mass email.
  • OMC will continue to provide photography coverage for annual milestone events in the life of the College such as Welcome Week, Homecoming and Commencement (as these photos are used in the Bridge, social media and other OMC communications).
  • Additionally, OMC’s professional photography and image library will continue to be made available for campus’ use in their own communications via the Cumulus digital image archive.

Any questions regarding this announcement may be directed to creative director Nancy Soulliard a NSoulliard@messiah.edu or ext. 2294.

Professional Learning Communities (PLC) – Fall 2017

The Teaching and Learning Initiative is offering three PLCs this semester. All educators are invited to register for a PLC and to lend their voices to the meaningful conversations that will develop in these groups. If you have any questions or would like to sign up for a PLC, please contact Deana Baddorf, dbaddorf@messiah.edu.

Digital Literacy – Professional Learning Community (PLC)

Messiah College’s Strategic Plan (2016-2020) includes an action step toward meeting the needs of a changing student body with a focus on digital proficiency. In light of this, a study conducted in the spring of 2017 assessed the digital literacy of our first-year students. What is digital literacy? What does it mean to be digitally literate? How digitally literate were our first-year students in 2017? How can we better meet the needs of our students with a focus on digital proficiency?

This fall, Cindi Kerns, Beth Transue, Susan Shannon, Maude Yacapsin, Julie Gomboc-Turyan and Rocky Allinger will host a professional learning community (PLC) on digital literacy. We will share a small number of resources related to seven digital literacy competencies and discuss applications/practices for furthering Messiah College’s mission toward digital proficiency.

Location: Virtually through a Zoom meeting (synchronously) and Canvas Digital Literacy PLC (asynchronously), and in person at Winding Hill 140

Dates/Time: Sept. 14 – Oct. 26 (Every Thursday excluding Fall Break from 3-4 pm)

Topics by Week:
• Sept. 14 – Information Research and Retrieval
• Sept. 21 – Information Validation
• Sept. 28 – Information Management
• Oct. 5 – Processing and Presentation of Information
• Oct. 19 – Awareness of Digital Integrity and Social Responsibility
• Oct. 26 – Team-based Learning in Digital Environments

Indicate your interest to be a part of this PLC by emailing learningtechservices@messiah.edu, and we will send you an appointment for your calendar that includes the link to a Zoom room and the link to the Canvas site. We look forward to collaborating with you on this topic.

CLASSIFIEDS:

Job opportunities:

The School of Business, Education and Social Sciences has an opening for a full-time administrative assistant to the Dean. For additional information and to apply, please see: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/11592. Job-related questions may be directed to Caroline Maurer at cmaurer@messiah.edu.

The Division of Operations has an opening for a full-time Campus Events (Custodial) Worker, 3rd shift. For additional information and to apply, please see: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/11641. Job related questions may be directed to Laura Price at lprice@messiah.edu.

For rent:

Townhouse available for rent just off campus. This is a nicely decorated and ready to move in 2 bedroom, 1 bath townhouse. 1150 sq feet of finished space. Wood laminate flooring (Oak on first level, Cherry on second level) and includes a finished and carpeted basement. Up to date appliances and window treatments are included. It is located in walking distance of the college. If interested, please contact Les Weiand (weiand@messiah.edu).

Wanted:

Apartment needed. Messiah College graduate, and current Messiah College graduate student seeking reasonably priced apartment near campus. Please contact Will Franken at will.franken@messiah.edu if interested.

Thursday, September 7

September 7th, 2017 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

Accept those whose faith is weak, without quarreling over disputable matters.

Roman 14:1

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NEWS: 

David Hagenbuch, professor of marketing, authored an article in Business Insider. The opinion piece, titled “An ethicist explains his 4 chief concerns about artificial intelligence,” is available at: http://www.businessinsider.com/an-ethicist-explains-his-4-chief-concerns-about-artificial-intelligence-2017-8

As of this fall, Alison Noble, associate professor of chemistry, will be serving in the position of special assistant to the provost. In this capacity, she will be working on special projects on behalf of as well as providing general support to the provost. Alison’s experience and effective leadership on the RFM over the past three year has positioned her well for this position.

MESSIAH 411:

Make plans to attend the Movie on the Green

Human Resources is once again partnering with Student Involvement and Leadership Programs to host an outdoor movie event. Disney’s “Moana” will be showing on a 40′ tall screen on Fri., Sept. 22 on the Eisenhower Lawn at 7:30 p.m. Coinciding with Family Weekend, this event is open to all employees and their families as well as students and their families. More information will follow in future Intercom articles. Mark your calendar!

Into the City: Chicago

Applications are now being accepted for the fall Into the City trip to Chicago. This career immersion program will take place on October 11- 13, and promises students a high-impact, hands-on, educational experience through site visits, alumni panels and networking receptions. Organizations represented on this trip include Christianity Today, Chicago Bears, LinkedIn, Chicago History Museum, Chicago Semester and more! For more information and an online application please encourage students to visit: https://www.messiah.edu/info/21118/into_the_city_program. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Sept. 26. Students from all majors and academic years are encouraged to apply. An information session about the trip will be held on Mon., Sept. 11 from noon-1 p.m. in Parmer Cinema. Pizza will be provided! Interested students and faculty should RSVP for this info session by 9/9 at http://messiah.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0uN5Onk1z8MqUGp. (Attendance at the info session is not required for participation in the Into the City trip.) ITC is collaboratively sponsored by the Career and Professional Development Center, Office of Alumni and Parent Relations, and the Development Office.

Off-Campus program representative to visit campus in October

On Oct. 4 and 5, International Studies Abroad (ISA) program representative Vaughn Thornton will be on campus to introduce students to opportunities to study with ISA and Veritas programs in Chile, France, Spain and South Korea. If you are interested in meeting with him to learn more about the programs or would like him to speak briefly to your class about the program, please contact Wendy Lippert in the Intercultural Office at ext. 6089 or wlippert@messiah.edu. Also, please feel free to share with your students that Vaughn will have an information table in Eisenhower Commons on those days and will be hosting the following information sessions highlighting these programs: Oct. 4, 6 p.m. Larsen 237 (general information session) Oct. 4, 7 p.m. Larsen 237 (orientation session for students applying to study in Chile, France, Spain or South Korea for spring 2018) To learn more about these programs, visit:

Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaiso: http://www.messiah.edu/homepage/1022/pontifical_catholic_university_of_valparaiso_chile_international_studies_abroad ISA Paris: http://www.messiah.edu/homepage/1026/isa_paris o Catholic University of Paris o American Business School Paris o The Sorbonne University of Granada: http://www.messiah.edu/homepage/2315/university_of_granada Veritas Chile: https://www.messiah.edu/homepage/2512/veritas_chile Veritas France: https://www.messiah.edu/homepage/2514/veritas_paris Veritas South Korea: https://www.messiah.edu/homepage/2714/veritas_christian_study_abroad_south_korea

LOOK for safety campus roads

Sign the pledge the week of Sept. 18 to be a safe driver and a safe pedestrian. Pledge tables will be located throughout campus; watch your email for specific locations and times. All employees and students who take the pledge will be entered into a drawing for great prizes including gift cards for Amazon, Starbucks, the Campus Bookstore, Falcon/Union, Dunkin’ Donuts, Wild Wings, Chipotle, Panera, Papa John’s and much more. Winners will be selected on Sept. 27.

Advise a fall break service trip

The Agapé Center for Service and Learning is pleased to offer an opportunity for employees to participate in and advise a student service trip over Fall Break. Advisors serve alongside students, assist student leaders in facilitation of reflection and devotions, and assist in any problem-solving that may arise. All costs are covered for advisors. Fall Break service trips will take place Thurs., Oct. 12- Sun., Oct. 15. Our partnering organizations include: AROMA Cumberland Pointe (Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania), Children’s Bible Fellowship of New York (Carmel, New York), Priority One Ministries (Bronx, New York), and Rolling Ridge Retreat Center (Harpers Ferry, West Virginia). Children’s Bible Fellowship of New York (Carmel, New York) For nearly 75 years, CBFNY has worked with inner city, at risk, and disabled youth through summer camp programs consisting of a variety of activities. Messiah students will have the opportunity to participate in outreach and discipleship ministries and will engage in team-building, evangelism and conflict resolution skills through an in-depth orientation that will introduce participants to the realities of urban life. Priority One Ministries (Bronx, New York) Priority One partners with a number of inner-city organizations, churches and ministries who serve the disadvantaged of NYC. Volunteers connect with several of these organizations to directly impact and serve people, such as: A Breakfast and Lunch Ministry for the homeless; an after-school program for tutoring inner-city children; the World Vision Storehouse and more! If you’re interested in serving as an advisor for Priority One or CBFNY and/or have additional questions, please contact Shardé Hardy at shardy@messiah.edu by Fri., Sept. 22.

2017 Office of Marketing and Communications change in photography paradigm

 Effective Sept. 15, 2017, the Office of Marketing and Communications (OMC) is no longer resourced to support photography requests from individual campus departments or offices for their programs or events. OMC relies on a mix of professional and student photographers, prioritizing its resources for student recruitment marketing communications and editorial-specific photography for the Bridge alumni magazine and other institutional news channels.

Moving forward, departments who would like to arrange student or professional photography for their department-specific events may do so by scheduling and providing payment for those services directly with the photographer. To request a list of student and professional photographers that the College has used successfully for past events, please email photography@messiah.edu or kgarlinger@messiah.edu.

Continued services: 

  • OMC will continue to provide the photography service of taking employee headshots and group shots of faculty and staff for campus communications. This service will be scheduled at multiple points throughout the year, and campus will be notified of these dates via the Intercom and mass email.

 

  • OMC will continue to provide photography coverage for annual milestone events in the life of the College such as Welcome Week, Homecoming and Commencement (as these photos are used in the Bridge, social media and other OMC communications).

 

  • Additionally, OMC’s professional photography and image library will continue to be made available for campus’ use in their own communications via the Cumulus digital image archive.

Any questions regarding this announcement may be directed to creative director Nancy Soulliard at NSoulliard@messiah.edu or ext. 2294.

Online networking opportunity for students and alumni

The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations is excited to announce that we will be hosting three monthly Brazen events to connect alumni with alumni and to connect alumni with our students. Brazen is an online, cloud-based platform that makes it easy and fun for people to participate through text-based chats. The three virtual events will be broken down by industry, geography and age, and will rotate each month. For the month of September, we are hosting the following networking receptions: Thurs., Sept. 21: 8- 8:45 p.m. (science majors), for alumni and students Mon., Sept. 25: Noon-12:45 p.m. (connecting alumni/students in the Pittsburgh/Cleveland/Columbus area ), alumni/seniors Fri., Sept. 29: Noon- 12:45 p.m. (Golden Grads), for alumni After signing in from home, office, smartphone or tablet, alumni/students will participate in one-on-one chats with other attendees. The chats are text-based and timed, allowing them to quickly meet new people, exchange contact information and walk away with several new connections they may not have had before. Each chat is saved, making it simple to look back at the chat history, review notes, gather contact information and follow up. We hope that these connections lead to more in-person connections. Participants have the chance to share their wisdom, knowledge and life experiences, and to exchange career tips and build their professional network–all online, from any device. To learn more about Brazen or sign up for one of these events, please contact Olivia Snare, graduate assistant for alumni engagement, at Olivia.Snare@messiah.edu.

Professional Learning Communities (PLC) – Fall 2017

The Teaching and Learning Initiative is offering three PLCs this semester. All educators are invited to register for a PLC and to lend their voices to the meaningful conversations that will develop in these groups. If you have any questions or would like to sign up for a PLC, please contact Deana Baddorf, dbaddorf@messiah.edu.

CLASSIFIEDS

Job opportunities:

The School of Business, Education and Social Sciences has an opening for a full-time administrative assistant to the Dean. For additional information and to apply, please see: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/11592. Job-related questions may be directed to Caroline Maurer at cmaurer@messiah.edu.

For sale:

Piano. Upright grand piano (57″ high by 63″ wide) made by Howard in good working order. Completely rebuilt and refinished with medium walnut stain about 25 years ago. Includes matching bench. $325 or best offer. Contact Jake at djacobse@messiah.edu or 717-315-5507.

Wanted:

Two women, a Messiah employee and student, are looking for another woman to fill the third bedroom in their house, one half of a duplex on Simpson Street in downtown Mechanicsburg. She will have her own unfurnished room, and share a bathroom, kitchen and living room. There are a washer and dryer and lots of storage in the basement, and a small yard outside. One cat currently resides in the house as well. Commute time to Messiah is roughly 15 minutes. Rent is very low (less than $400/month per person, including all utilities) if there are three roommates, and the landlord is kind and easygoing. Available Oct. 1, but earlier might be possible if needed. Contact Alison Williams at anwilliams@messiah.edu

In need of Childcare. Looking for an in-home childcare provider for 1 and 3-year-old boys in the Dillsburg or Mechanicsburg area. 25-30 hours/ week. Monday and Tuesday, half days and Wednesday and Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Contact Angela Weaver at amweaver@messiah.edu.

High school math tutor. Seeking an algebra ll and chemistry tutor for my 11th grade student, Tuesday and Thursday, 4-5 p.m., for the academic year. Please share with Messiah students who may be looking for a tutoring job. Please contact Stephanie Patterson at spatterson@messiah.edu

Apartment needed. Messiah College graduate, and current Messiah College graduate student seeking reasonably priced apartment near campus. Please contact Will Franken at will.franken@messiah.edu if interested.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 31, 2017

August 31st, 2017 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

The Lord is my rock and my fortress and my deliverer, my God, my rock, in whom I take refuge, my shield, and the horn of my salvation, my stronghold.

Psalm 18:2

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 NEWS:

The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) announced Danielle Chun ‘17 as a finalist for the 2017 AASHE Sustainability Awards in the undergraduate research category for her outstanding research in sustainability. Winners will be announced during the opening ceremony at the AASHE Conference & Expo in San Antonio, Texas on Oct. 15. Finalists entries were judged on overall impact, innovation, stakeholder involvement, clarity and other criteria specific to each category. “The Messiah College community is excited for Danielle and honored to have such a passionate student be able to carry out her interests in resolving pressing social and environmental concerns,” says Brandon Hoover, director of sustainability. He adds that with roughly 12 million food insecure families in the U.S. and 40 percent of our food being wasted, Danielle’s research is timely. “I imagine she will make an impact on other institutions as much as she has been on ours.” Danielle’s paper, “The Drivers Behind Edible Food Recovery Programs at Institutions of Higher Education” is the culmination of Danielle’s passion and concern for the environmental protection and community well-being during her pursuit of a degree in economic development (concentration: sustainability). Her research stems from a desire to see the work of food insecurity and food waste coupled to solve the pressing social and environmental challenge that it is. About the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE): AASHE empowers higher education administrators, faculty, staff and students to be effective change agents and drivers of sustainability innovation. AASHE enables members to translate information into action by offering essential resources and professional development to a diverse, engaged community of sustainability leaders. We work with and for higher education to ensure that our world’s future leaders are motivated and equipped to solve sustainability challenges. For more information, visit www.aashe.org. Follow AASHE on Facebook and Twitter.

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Steve Funck has completed all of the requirements for Lifetime Certification in his designation as a certified scientific materials manager (CSMM). Steve is the natural sciences laboratory program manager for the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Due to his achievements, he was recognized on Aug. 3 at the National Association of Scientific Materials Managers (NAOSMM) Annual Conference. Congratulations!

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Dwayne Safer, assistant professor of finance, authored an article in Transactions Magazine (a publication of the Pennsylvania Community Bankers Association) on why mergers in the community banking space are not likely to proliferate in the near term. The article is available at: http://www.pacbtransactions.com/publication/?i=432208&ver=html5&p=50

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The School of Graduate Studies is pleased to announce the following promotions:

Dr. Julie Gomboc-Turyan has been promoted to director of graduate curriculum and student services and assistant professor of education. Julie directly supports new graduate program development efforts as well as student services. She will be assisting with assessment plans, and partnering with others to ensure that graduate-level programs are in compliance with Accreditation, PDE and State Authorization regulations and standards.

Rebekah Ostby has been promoted to finance and projects manager for the School of Graduate Studies. Rebekah is responsible for all financial modeling, budget preparation and budget monitoring for the School of Graduate Studies. In addition she is the point person for the Winding Hill location and serves as the liaison to the property management group, Crabtree and Rohrbaugh.

The School of Graduate Studies is pleased to welcome the following three new employees: Leah Wagner: records specialist, School of Graduate Studies. Leah is a 2017 Messiah graduate and is the primary point-person for answering all incoming calls from both current and prospective students. She will be providing support to Graduate Registrar and Graduate Enrollment. Leah’s work-station is located at Winding hill. As an undergraduate student, Leah was a three-year work-study in the Registrar’s Office.

Sierra Kinslow: graduate enrollment counselor. Sierra is a 2017 Messiah graduate. In this role, Sierra will be recruiting graduate students in the education, higher education and conducting programs. As an undergraduate student, Sierra worked in the Admissions Office, having served as an ambassador as well as an intern. Sierra will be located at Winding Hill.

Halima Krugh: graduate enrollment counselor. Halima is a 2002 graduate of the University of Illinois (BA in communications). Her experience includes project management, sales and public relations in the banking industry, the University of Illinois School of Music, as well as the Pennsylvania-Delaware District Council of The Assemblies of God. Most recently, she has been a development specialist at The Pennsylvania State University, Middletown. Halima will be recruiting graduate students for programs in business and leadership and nursing and will be located at Winding Hill.

MESSIAH 411:

LCC Representative to Visit Campus On Sept. 25 and 26, Tara Baker, a representative of LCC International University will be on campus to talk with students and faculty about opportunities for students to study in Lithuania. If you are interested in inviting Tara to speak briefly in your classes about the program or would like to meet with her one-on-one, please contact Wendy Lippert in the Intercultural Office at wlippert@messiah.eduor ext. 6089. Tara will be hosting an information session at 5 p.m. on Sept. 25 in Boyer 130. Please feel free to share this with interested students. LCC International University serves 600 students from a number of Eastern European nations. Students travel to Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia as well as Latvia and Estonia during this unique learning experience. Courses in accounting, business, communication, conflict studies, economics, English, history, literature, marketing, social science and theology are offered each semester. To learn more about the program, browse http://www.messiah.edu/homepage/1027/lcc_international_university

CPDC announces fall event

The Career and Professional Development Center is pleased to announce the fall semester schedule of events. Please see attachment for details, and/or visit www.messiah.edu/career-events for information including registration links. Each faculty member will also receive a bookmark which lists all events. Please contact Abby Book at abook@messiah.edu if you would like additional event bookmarks to distribute to your students.

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For sale:

Honda Shadow 1999 in excellent condition. For pictures and details go to: https://harrisburg.craigslist.org/mcy/6264072916.html Priced right for Messiah employees/students: $1500 which is well below KBB. Please email bweins@messiah.edu or call ext. 7114. Interested people can certainly borrow the bike for a few hours.

Mobile Home in Dillsburg. 2006 double wide mobile home located in the Pine Oak neighborhood in Dillsburg. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms Very well kept – all appliances included. Move in ready! Asking price is $55,000. Call 717-460-6281 for more information or email ksteiner@messiah.edu.

Piano. Upright grand piano (57″ high by 63″ wide) made by Howard in good working order. Completely rebuilt and refinished with medium walnut stain about 25 years ago. Includes matching bench. $325 or best offer. Contact Jake at djacobse@messiah.edu or 717-315-5507.

43″ Samsung Plasma TV used, in original box: $225.00, Graco Nautilus 3-in-1 car seat with safety surround pink/grey manufactured 5/06/15: $110, Craftsman 2 1/2 ton jack with 2 matching jack stands: $40, 23″ Acer LCD Monitor used in box: $40, Baby Trend expedition jogging Stroller: $50 Please email khelm@messiah.edu or call ext. 6074. Pictures available upon request.

FREE:

Water hyacinth for ponds. Have a pond? I have lots of water hyacinth that I am happy to give to a good (or any) home. They are green floating plants that supposedly have purple flowers (I have yet to see those). Let me know if you want some and how many (I bought 3 total and now have over 100). They are prolific! Email Ramona at rfritschi@messiah.edu. Here’s what they look like: https://fullserviceaquatics.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/water_hyacinth_farm_pond_plants1.jpg

Universal gym. See picture for details. Please contact Don Lerew (ext. 2030) if interested.

Wanted:

In need of Childcare. Looking for an in-home childcare provider for 1 and 3-year-old boys in the Dillsburg or Mechanicsburg area. 25-30 hours/ week. Monday and Tuesday, half days and Wednesday and Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Contact Angela Weaver at amweaver@messiah.edu.

High school math tutor. Seeking an algebra ll and chemistry tutor for my 11th grade student, Tuesday and Thursday, 4-5 p.m., for the academic year. Please share with Messiah students who may be looking for a tutoring job. Please contact Stephanie Patterson at spatterson@messiah.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 24, 2017

August 24th, 2017 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience.  Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.

Colossians 3:12-14 

NEWS:

Please welcome Carmen (Rocky) Allinger, Messiah’s new instructional designer in Learning Technology Services (LTS). Rocky’s education and experience will serve her well in her new role. She has a bachelor’s in English and secondary education from Shippensburg University, and a master’s in education/Instructional Technology, from St. Joseph’s University. She comes to Messiah College from HACC where she served as the coordinator, Center for Instructional Design. Rocky is energetic and excited to serve the Messiah Community. You will find Rocky on Hoffman’s first floor directly across the hall from the Innovation Zone. Feel free to stop in and say hi.

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Engle Center counselor, Marcelle Giovannetti, and international student, Gloria Igihozo, were chosen as panelists for the 2017 PASSHE Women’s Consortium conference at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The theme for this year’s conference is: “We Are Stronger Together- Intersectionality in a Diverse World.” Marcelle and Gloria will share their personal experiences centered on their panel topic – Stories Untold: Intersectionality woven into personal narrative among immigrant, refugee and international students. More information about the conference can be found at http://www.iup.edu/socialequity/events/passhe-womens-consortium/

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Please welcome Lisa Brubaker as our clinical liaison placement coordinator in the Department of Nursing. Lisa will replace Nancy Frank, who is transitioning to assistant professor of nursing, clinical track. Lisa has a bachelor’s in behavioral science from Widener University and has experience as a substitute teacher in several area school districts. Lisa was the administrative assistant for the Messiah College Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at Winding Hill. She and her husband live in Mechanicsburg with their five children. Additionally, Kristen Slabaugh, DNP, CRNP has recently transitioned from an undergraduate teaching role to a primary appointment in the School of Graduate Studies as the coordinator of the DNP program. Kristen is a Messiah College alum (BSN) and earned the MSN from Penn State University and the DNP from the University of South Alabama. Her areas of expertise and interest include women’s health, pediatrics and family practice.

MESSIAH 411:

Wear your new T-shirt Tomorrow for MOVE-IN DAY!

If you will be on campus tomorrow and received a Welcome Week t-shirt at Community Day, be sure to wear it! The Here and Now is this year’s theme for Welcome Week 2017. Messiah College is excited to welcome our incoming first-year and transfer students as they begin their orientation tomorrow, Aug. 25. You can visit www.messiah.edu/welcomeweek to see the full four-day orientation agenda that they will follow. Any questions can be directed to the office of Student Involvement and Leadership Programs, ext. 5240 or silp@messiah.edu. 

Make plans to attend the Movie on the Green Human Resources is once again partnering with Student Involvement and Leadership programs to host an outdoor movie event. Disney’s Moana will be showing on a 40′ tall screen on Fri., Sept. 22 on the Eisenhower Lawn at 7:30 p.m. Coinciding with Family Weekend, this event is open to all employees and their families as well as students and their families. More information will follow in future Intercom articles. Mark your calendar!

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FOR SALE:

Honda Shadow 1999 in excellent condition. For pictures and details go to: https://harrisburg.craigslist.org/mcy/6264072916.html Priced right for Messiah employees/students: $1500 which is well below KBB. Please email bweins@messiah.edu or call ext. 7114. Interested people can certainly borrow the bike for a few hours.

Mobile Home in Dillsburg. 2006 double wide mobile home located in the Pine Oak neighborhood in Dillsburg. 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms Very well kept – all appliances included. Move in ready! Asking price is $55,000. Call 717-460-6281 for more information or email ksteiner@messiah.edu.

FOR RENT: 

2-bedroom second floor apartment located on quiet Trent Rd in Colonial Park is available for Sept. 1. Apartment features eat in kitchen with balcony. Bedrooms include large closets. Also a large closet in living room. Laminate flooring in bedrooms/living room. Ceramic tile in kitchen/bathroom. Each unit has a storage locker. Coin operated laundry facilities on-site. Off street parking. Rent includes water, sewer, trash removal, snow removal, lawn care. Tenant pays electric which includes the heat/hot water and a new in-wall air conditioning unit, cable and phone. No smoking. Small pets may be considered with an additional fee. Rent: $750/mo. One-month rent and one-month security deposit due at lease signing. Please contact Su Deitch at billsrentals@comcast.net or 717 648-7573 if interested. Pictures available on request.

FREE:

Water hyacinth for ponds. Have a pond? I have lots of water hyacinth that I am happy to give to a good (or any) home. They are green floating plants with purple flowers. Let me know if you want some and how many (I bought 3 total and now have over 100). They are prolific! Contact Ramona at rfritschi@messiah.edu Here’s what they look like: https://fullserviceaquatics.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/water_hyacinth_farm_pond_plants1.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

August 17, 2017

August 17th, 2017 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.

Proverbs 10:12 

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 NEWS:

Please welcome Carmen (Rocky) Allinger, Messiah’s new instructional designer in Learning Technology Services (LTS). Rocky’s education and experience will serve her well in her new role. She has a bachelor’s in English and secondary education from Shippensburg University, and a master’s in education/instructional technology from St. Joseph’s University. She comes to Messiah College from HACC where she served as the coordinator, Center for Instructional Design. Rocky is energetic and excited to serve the Messiah Community. You will find Rocky on Hoffman’s first floor directly across the hall from the Innovation Zone. Feel free to stop in and say hi.

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Please welcome Kimberly Phillips, budget manager, to the Office of Finance and Planning. Kimberly brings both higher education and corporate financial experience to this position. She is no stranger to Messiah as she previously served our students as an adjunct instructor in the accounting program. Kimberly’s first day was Monday, Aug. 7. Please join us in welcoming Kimberly to the finance division and Messiah College.

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Engle Center Counselor Marcelle Giovannetti, and international student Gloria Igihozo were chosen as panelists for the 2017 PASSHE Women’s Consortium conference at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. The theme for this year’s conference is: “We Are Stronger Together- Intersectionality in a Diverse World.” Marcelle and Gloria will share their personal experiences centered on their panel topic – Stories Untold: Intersectionality woven into personal narrative among immigrant, refugee and international students. More information about the conference can be found at http://www.iup.edu/socialequity/events/passhe-womens-consortium/

MESSIAH 411:

New student orientation and Welcome Week begins Aug. 25

The Here and Now is this year’s theme for Welcome Week 2017. Messiah College is excited to welcome our incoming first-year and transfer students as they begin their orientation on Fri., Aug. 25. You can visit www.messiah.edu/welcomeweek to see the full four-day orientation agenda that they will follow. Every employee will receive a handout via campus mail early next week that you can carry with you and use as a reference tool if you will be on campus on Aug. 25. You may encounter new students and their families that have questions about where they need to be, who they need to contact, etc. This is a very handy guide. Any questions about the activities on Aug. 25 can be directed to the office of Student Involvement and Leadership Programs, ext. 5240 or silp@messiah.edu.

Clarification on employee moves 

With the information below, we are hoping to clear up any confusion as it relates to employee moves.

What do I do if an employee is moving from one office to another? Complete the Employee Move Request Application found on MCSquare under Employee Quick Links. Visit http://mcsquare.messiah.edu, click Employee, click Employee Quicklinks on the right.

Please note: furniture is assigned to an office/space and does not move with the employee. 

How will I get keys for my new office? Complete the Key Request Form found on MCSquare under Employee Forms. Visit http://mcsquare.messiah.edu, click Employee, under Employee Forms click on All Forms, then under Operations, click on Key Request Form.

What do I do if I have a piece of furniture that needs moved which is not “assigned” to my office/space? Submit a Maintenance Work Order found on MCSquare http://mcsquare.messiah.edu Click Employee on the left, Click Employee Quicklinks on the right.

What do I do if computers and/or telephones need to be moved within a space? Complete the Employee Move Request Application found on MCSquare Landing Page under Employee Quick Links. Visit http://mcsquare.messiah.edu, click Employee on the left, click Employee Quicklinks on the right.

Please note: computers are inventoried and assigned to specific persons/locations and modular jacks may need to be activated.

What do I do if there is a new employee hired or a current employee departmental transfer?

Nothing, this is cared for at the time of hire and/or transfer through internal notification by Human Resources. 

Catering department changes

Things are changing in the catering department in order to make your life more flavorful and easier! With the fall season quickly approaching, we are thrilled to announce our new 2017 fall seasonal menu is now available. Each item was thoughtfully selected to offer an exciting twist on those iconic fall flavors we all love and look forward to, so please check it out. Please visit our website at www.messiah.edu/catering to view the new fall seasonal menu. We are confident that your taste buds will be satisfied and leave you wanting more! The catering website will also contain a new electronic catering waiver form. This form replaces the catering exception form. We simply ask that it be completed at least 15 days prior to the actual event date. While this does make the submission process much more convenient, the policy for doing so has not changed. If you have any questions regarding this, please reference our catering policies which can also be found on our website or contact us at 717-796-4095. We look forward to working with you all and making each event a delicious success! 

Changes to Employee Family ID Card Activation and Eligibility

Spouses and dependent children between the ages of 16-18 of benefit-eligible employees are able to receive a Messiah College family ID card from the Falcon Exchange. Moving into this new academic year, we are taking the opportunity to reset our family ID card system.  To do this, we will be inactivating all existing Family ID cards on Aug. 24. Once an ID card is inactivated, it will cease to work until our office reactivates it.

If your spouse and eligible child(ren) currently have family ID cards and you would like those cards to remain active:

  • You should email Falconexchange@messiah.edu from your Messiah employee email account before Aug. 24 and ask that your family member’s ID cards remain active.
  • Please include in your email the name of your spouse and the name of each of your dependent children between the ages of 16-18. Please include the birthdates of your dependent children.If your spouse and eligible child(ren) do not currently have a family ID card, but you would like them to have a card:
  • Please bring your spouse and eligible children by the Falcon Exchange in person to ask that they be issued a family ID card.
  • Please ask your family members to bring photo ID such as a driver’s license or high school ID.I didn’t see this announcement until after Aug. 24 but would like the ID cards that were already issued to my spouse and eligible child(ren) to be active:
  • You should email Falconexchange@messiah.edu from your Messiah employee email account and ask that your family member(s) ID cards be reactivated.
  • Please include in your email the name of your spouse and the name of each of your dependent children between the ages of 16-18. Please include the birthdates of your dependent children.Please note the age range of dependent child ID cards is changing from ages 14-21 to the new age range of 16-18. Cards previously issued to dependent children outside of the current range of 16-18 will not be reactivated. If your child is younger than 16, please bring them to Falcon Exchange when they reach their 16 birthday and a new ID card will be issued to them.

Please email Falconexchange@messiah.edu or call us at ext. 7213 with any questions you may have. 

OMC using Easy Projects, new project management system 

As of July 2017, the Office of Marketing and Communications transitioned to using Easy Projects as its project management system. This system allows a more fluid online proofing and scheduling environment. We will personally discuss how to work within this system when you initiate your next project with us. Moving forward, please use this form to initiate your next design project: messiah.edu/projectinitiation.

To learn more about the types of projects we work on, please see the attached document describing our procedures.

Employee Chorale at Community Day

We will gather any interested employees to sing one choral piece at next Tuesday’s Community Day service. One rehearsal – Monday at noon. Interested? Questions? Email Douglas Curry at dcurry1@messiah.edu to register interest. We want to make sure we have enough copies of music! 

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Job opportunities:

The Office of Admissions has a part-time opening for an admissions assistant for the visit experience. For additional information and to apply, please see: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/11411. Job-related questions may be directed to Kristen Thomas at kthomas@messiah.edu.

For rent: 

2-bedroom second floor apartment located on quiet Trent Rd in Colonial Park is available for Sept. 1. Apartment features eat in kitchen with balcony. Bedrooms include large closets. Also a large closet in living room. Laminate flooring in bedrooms/living room. Ceramic tile in kitchen/bathroom. Each unit has a storage locker. Coin operated laundry facilities on-site. Off street parking. Rent includes water, sewer, trash removal, snow removal, lawn care. Tenant pays electric which includes the heat/hot water and a new in-wall air conditioning unit, cable and phone. No smoking. Small pets may be considered with an additional fee. Rent: $750.00/month. One-month rent and one-month security deposit due at lease signing. Please contact Su Deitch at sdeitch@messiah.edu or 717 648-7573 if interested. Pictures available on request.

Free:

Car cover. OxGord brand car cover for small car; bought for VW Cabrio.  Premium fitted waterproof car cover with storage bag.  Contact Amanda:  asigel@messiah.edu

Wanted:

Two women, a Messiah employee and student, are looking for another woman to fill the third bedroom in their house, one half of a duplex on Simpson Street in downtown Mechanicsburg. She will have her own unfurnished room, and share a bathroom, kitchen and living room. There are a washer and dryer and lots of storage in the basement, and a small yard outside. One cat currently resides in the house as well. Commute time to Messiah is roughly 15 minutes. Rent is very low (less than $400/month per person, including all utilities) if there are three roommates, and the landlord is kind and easygoing. Available October 1, but earlier might be possible if needed. Contact Alison Williams at anwilliams@messiah.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[RD1]Please use the edited version from last week’s Intercom.