October 18

October 18th, 2018 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit.

Romans 15:13

NEWS

Dave Foster, professor of biology/environmental science, and Dale Fogelsanger, men’s/women’s cross country/track and field coach/adjunct biology instructor, led sessions on ”Building Commitments of the Heart in Creation Care” at the Au Sable Institute of Environmental Study’s 2018 Academic Council to natural science professors from Christian colleges across the nation on Sept. 28-29 in Mancelona, Michigan.

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Dog therapy day scheduled for Oct. 24

Minds Matter will be holding a dog therapy pet event on Oct. 24 as a part of De-Stress Fest. If you have a dog and would like to bring your furry friend to be petted on the Eisenhower lawn between the hours of noon to 3 p.m. (the entire 3 hours is not necessary), please email mindsmatterpresident@messiah.edu or mindsmatterevents@messiah.edu by Oct. 20! We will provide further details as the event is finalized.

Thank you for participating! The club members of Minds Matter

Inclusive Excellence Lecture by Mindy Smith

Please join us for an Inclusive Excellence Lecture presented by Melinda Smith, M.S., senior lecturer in applied health science and director of student wellness, Friday, Oct. 19 at 3:30 p.m. in Alexander Auditorium (Frey 110). “Confidence, Choice and Connection: Moving into Meaningful Lifetime Activity for All” – Our past experiences, attitudes and motivators drive our perspectives on holistic wellness and physical activity. However, stereotypes and unexamined assumptions pose obstacles for meaningful lifetime activity for all. In order to overcome this, Mindy Smith’s research with final-year student-athletes illuminates the importance of exploring each person’s story in the support of personal wellness. As we recognize practical adaptive strategies to progress past cookie-cutter prescriptions, we empower unique individuals to enjoy diverse opportunities that enhance physical and psychological health. This lecture is an outcome of collaboration between the Office of Diversity Affairs and the Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science. The Inclusive Excellence Lectures provide Messiah educators and researchers an opportunity to disseminate research that broadens and advances our understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion across disciplinary boundaries. Please contact Minoska Villegas at mvillega@ messiah.edu for more information or to propose a presentation.

“Manhood and Womanhood Today”  

All members of the college community and the public are invited to this keynote panel presentation co-sponsored by the College Honors Program and the Office of the President at Messiah College on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in Parmer Hall. It will be a timely, important and informative conversation about men, women and pursuing the common good together. Among the questions to be explored are:

  • How has the relationship between men and women changed in recent decades?
  • Does too much emphasis on difference threaten equality?
  • Should masculinity be weakened or refined?
  • What’s the state of feminism and the sexual revolution today?

Our panelists are particularly well-suited to speak to this important topic. Dr. Agnes R. Howard is instructor of Humanities at Christ College, Valparaiso University, a prolific essayist, and the author of a forthcoming book about the experience of pregnancy. Dr. Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar is professor of history and director of the Center for the Study of Popular Music at the University of Connecticut and the author of books on the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Power movement, and Hip-Hop music.

No tickets are required. For more information about this event, see www.messiah.edu/chp/manhoodandwomanhoodtoday or contact the College Honors Program at collegehonorsprogram@messiah.edu.

Save the Date for the 2019 Messiah College Human Library Project

As we seek to promote the Common Good defined as the “dignity, welfare and human flourishing of all people,” you are invited to save the date for this academic year’s Messiah College Human Library Project. The Human Library Project is where Messiah students, faculty, administrators and staff become open books, sharing their personal stories with readers. The Human Library™ is designed to build a positive framework for conversations that can challenge stereotypes and prejudices through dialogue. The Human Library is a place where real people are on loan to readers. We had an outstanding response to last year’s project so please save the date of Wednesday, April 17, 2019. The books will be available from noon – 4 p.m. Closer to the date, there will be the opportunity to reserve a time slot to read/listen to the book of your choice. Questions related to the Messiah College Human Library Project may be directed to Todd Allen, special assistant to the president and provost for diversity affairs, at tallen@messiah.edu or Liz Kielley, associate librarian/technical services coordinator, Murray Library at ekielley@messiah.edu.

The summer issue of The Bridge is here!

In the summer issue of The Bridge, you’ll find Commencement highlights, a 10-day journey of the “Returning to the Roots of Civil Rights Bus Tour” and even an alum who researches penguins for her doctorate. Read the magazine in its entirety at www.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 reception area.

Career and Graduate School Expo – Oct. 24!

140 organizations will be attending the Career and Graduate School Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 24 in Brubaker Auditorium from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. To see all the employers, go to: https://messiah.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/6149. Please join us and encourage all students to attend!

Fall shred day

Shredding Solutions will be on campus for confidential document shredding on Tuesday, Oct. 30. The truck will be located in the service area parking spots located outside Hoffman Hall and will be available from 11 a.m. – 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 and 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 (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 11a.m. It is the goal to complete all shredding needs in the designated two (2) 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.; 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. 25. For special requests or for other questions, please contact Allen Snook, at ext. 6790.

Facts about Messiah

The Office of Institutional Research provides 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 other reports.

Ben Bliss, leading tenor with the Metropolitan Opera, Nov. 3

Ben Bliss,”…a truly exceptional tenor.” -National Review, Nov. 3, 8 p.m., Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts, Parmer Hall Winner of multiple international competitions and awards, Ben Bliss has launched a successful international career in the world of opera. While appearing at the Metropolitan Opera in recent years he has sung the roles of Tamino in “The Magic Flute,” Ferrando in “Cosi fan tutte,” as well as the Steuermann in “The Flying Dutchman.” He has also appeared in productions at the Seattle Opera, Oper Frankfurt, Opera Philadelphia, Santa Fe Opera and Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, among others. Ticket prices are $20 for adults; $5 for Messiah College students (with ID) and youth (18 and under). To purchase, please contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or online at messiah.edu/tickets.

Halloween safety

It’s Trick or Treat Time again. If you have children or grandchildren, read these tips to keep them safe while they enjoy Halloween festivities.

CPDC announces Into the City Mini event to the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet

The next Into the City Mini event will be to one of the world’s leading youth ballet companies, the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB). In addition to dance, CPYB has numerous job and internship possibilities in marketing and communications, development and fundraising, digital media, outreach, and student affairs. Please help us market this trip by promoting it to your students. Educators are welcome to attend as well! Read on for more details:

MORE INFO: Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet is recognized throughout the world for providing the finest in classical ballet training. Join us as we tour their facilities, interact with Messiah College alumni who are employed there, and participate in a catered networking event. Learn more about CPYB at https://www.cpyb.org/

Presidential Lecture Series Promoting the Common Good

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Messiah College will explore how incarnating our mission as a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences in a rapidly changing and increasingly skeptical cultural context contributes to the common good of church and society – a common good rooted in a Christ-centered commitment to the dignity, welfare and human flourishing of all our neighbors. The Office of the President is sponsoring a lecture series devoted to this exploration. Jan Dormer’s lecture, “Vocation, Cross-Cultural Reconciliation and the Common Good” will take place on Tuesday evening, Nov. 6 at 7 p.m. in Hostetter Chapel. The lecture will be 30 minutes and followed by a Q & A session. Chapel credits will be offered.

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Job opportunities:

The Office of Marketing and Communications has an opening for a full-time communication specialist. For further information and to apply, please visit: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/13895. Job related questions should be directed to Danielle Ran, director of communications, at dran@messiah.edu.

For sale:

Curio Cabinets. Two identical unfinished wood/glass curio cabinets, each with 3 wooden shelves. Asking $75 for each, or $100 for both. Can help with transportation if needed (from Carlisle.) Email for photos or more information – rsites@messiah.edu.

OUTSIDE ORGANIZATIONS

Luther Rose Lecture

2018 Luther Rose Lectures with Dr. Vincent Evener at Palm Lutheran Church – Palmyra, Pa

  • Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 2-4:30 p.m.
  • Session I: Martin Luther and Medieval Mysticism
  • Session II: Mysticism, the Reformation, and Lutheran Spirituality

Please see flier for registration information or contact Karl at kbergmann@messiah.edu

 

October 11

October 11th, 2018 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit. Rather, in humility value others above yourselves, not looking to your own interests but each of you to the interests of the others.

Philippians 2:3-4

NEWS

Professor of Marketing David Hagenbuch spoke about “How to Build a Strong Brand” at the Mechanicsburg Chamber of Commerce’s AM Strategies for Business Success held on Sept. 25 at the Bridges at Bent Creek. He also recently authored an article for the American Marketing Association titled, “Why Marketers Need to See Service Recovery from a Customer’s Perspective.” The piece is available at: https://medium.com/ama-marketing-news/why-marketers-need-to-see-service-recovery-from-a-customers-perspective-763dc35b2f1e

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Mindful marketing tips.

Did you know…

…That you can download your office’s official logos in black, blue and white and various file types? One is even specifically set up for embroidery. Please go to www.messiah.edu/visualidentity and click on the Download Messiah College logos button on your left to download yours. You will need to log in to access this page.

Spend an evening with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Thomas Friedman

Thomas Friedman speaks on “The Big Trends Shaping the World Today: Economics, Technology and Geopolitics” on Thursday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in Parmer Hall. The bestselling author of “The World is Flat” and The New York Times foreign affairs columnist Tom Friedman is renowned for his direct reporting and sophisticated analysis of complex issues facing the world. According to Foreign Policy magazine, “Friedman doesn’t just report on events; he helps shape them.” Winner of three Pulitzer Prizes, he has covered the monumental stories from around the globe for The New York Times since 1981.

In his latest best-seller, “Thank You For Being Late: An Optimist’s Guide to Thriving in the Age of Accelerations,” Friedman offers a blueprint for overcoming the stresses and challenges of a world being transformed by technology globalization, and climate change. Ticket prices are $25 for adults; $10 for Messiah College students (with ID) and youth (18 and under). To purchase, please contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or online at messiah.edu/tickets.

Dog therapy day scheduled for Oct. 24

Minds Matter will be holding a dog therapy pet event on Oct. 24 as a part of De-Stress Fest. If you have a dog and would like to bring your furry friend to be petted on the Eisenhower lawn between the hours of noon to 3 p.m. (the entire 3 hours is not necessary), please email mindsmatterpresident@messiah.edu or mindsmatterevents@messiah.edu by Oct. 20! We will provide further details as the event is finalized.

Thank you for participating! The club members of Minds Matter

Inclusive Excellence Lecture by Mindy Smith

Please join us for an Inclusive Excellence Lecture presented by Melinda Smith. M.S. senior lecturer in applied health science and director of student wellness, Friday, Oct. 19 at 3:30 p.m. in Alexander Auditorium (Frey 110). Confidence, Choice and Connection: Moving into Meaningful Lifetime Activity for All Our past experiences, attitudes, and motivators drive our perspectives on holistic wellness and physical activity. However, stereotypes and unexamined assumptions pose obstacles for meaningful lifetime activity for all. In order to overcome this, Mindy Smith’s research with final-year student-athletes illuminates the importance of exploring each person’s story in the support of personal wellness. As we recognize practical adaptive strategies to progress past cookie-cutter prescriptions, we empower unique individuals to enjoy diverse opportunities that enhance physical and psychological health. This lecture is an outcome of collaboration between the Office of Diversity Affairs and the Department of Health, Nutrition and Exercise Science. The Inclusive Excellence Lectures provide Messiah educators and researchers an opportunity to disseminate research that broadens and advances our understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion across disciplinary boundaries. Please contact Minoska Villegas at mvillega@ messiah.edu for more information or to propose a presentation.

Career and Graduate School Expo – Oct. 24!

140 organizations will be attending the Career and Graduate School Expo on Wednesday, Oct. 24 in Brubaker Auditorium from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.. To see all the employers, go to: https://messiah.joinhandshake.com/career_fairs/6149. Please join us and encourage all students to attend!

The summer issue of The Bridge is here!

In the summer issue of The Bridge, you’ll find Commencement highlights, a 10-day journey of the “Returning to the Roots of Civil Rights Bus Tour” and even an alum who researches penguins for her doctorate. Read the magazine in its entirety at www.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 reception area.

Grandparents Day 2018 – Thank you!

On behalf of the Office of Development, we offer our sincerest gratitude to all the students and employees for warmly welcoming over 500 grandparents to our Messiah College campus last week on Thursday, Oct. 4. We are deeply appreciative for the gracious hospitality show 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, Residence Life, the Advancement Division and Messiah Lifeways (shuttle service) for making this 10th annual event such a success. Also, thank you to our COE colleagues for accommodating some extra special “student” visitors in your classroom!

Announcing FalconLink – Messiah’s new portal

FalconLink is Messiah College’s new portal and is replacing MCSquare as the source for finding information and links to commonly used resources. FalconLink displays “cards” that represent documents, forms and resources commonly used at Messiah. Search for a topic (such as “Registration”) and click on the related card to get where you want to go. FalconLink provides the ability to search for what you need – simply “Find,” “Filter,” and “Favorite.” A brief tutorial that explains the basics of Find/Filter/Favorite can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cywVE2NTh2Q You can get to FalconLink here: https://falconlink.messiah.edu/ Every effort was made to include, as cards, the most frequently used links from MCSquare. If you are unable to find a card, or discover a card doesn’t work properly, simply click on the message icon to the right of the search box to let us know. Note: MCSquare will remain available for a short while to assist the College community’s transition to FalconLink.

A very BIG thank you.

A very big thank you to one and all who contributed to our Movie on the Green Event 2018!  This year we were able to send a check to Mennonite Disaster Relief for a grand total of $1302.42!  This generous donation was sent to assist with Hurricane Florence relief. In addition, we were so grateful to the Carlisle Sports Emporium for encouraging people to donate by offering a free mini golf ticket to every person who donated – a value of $9 per person. Thank you for attending and for giving.

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FREE:

Dog crates and beds FREE to a good home. Two large metal dog crates – well-used – are yours if you need them! Large dog beds and leashes/harnesses are also available. Please contact Julie: jprice@messiah.edu if you are interested.

Yamaha keyboard. Yamaha YPG625 keyboard available for free. Full keyboard. Sound works fine, but display screen does not display properly. Must arrange pickup. Contact Beth Transue at btransue@messiah.edu.

OUTSIDE ORGANIZATIONS

Luther Rose Lecture

2018 Luther Rose Lectures with Dr. Vincent Evener at Palm Lutheran Church, Palmyra, Pa

Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 2-4:30 p.m. Session I: Martin Luther and Medieval Mysticism Session II: Mysticism, the Reformation, and Lutheran Spirituality Please see flier for registration information or contact Karl at kbergmann@messiah.edu

Girls Who Code needs your help

Two local Girls Who Code clubs have a fantastic opportunity to write apps for two local museums. We need Android phones and Iphones, ipods and tablets to test the apps. Please contact Lin Taylor if you have any working device or device charger that you would be willing to donate to the clubs. I can give you a tax receipt if you desire. Contact Linda Taylor at ltaylor@messiah.edu

 

October 4

October 4th, 2018 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.

Psalm 42:5

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Mindful marketing tips.

Did you know…

…That you can learn all about Messiah College’s visual identity and branding at our updated website: www.messiah.edu/visualidentity?

You can now download your official logos, view the athletic logos and download See Anew brand marks for use in your publications.

Delay/closure information

As winter approaches and it becomes necessary to delay or cancel classes on the Grantham campus and at the Winding Hill facility, those students and employees who have signed up for the text alerts will receive a text notice regarding such a delay or closure. A delay or closure notification will also be placed on the home page of the College’s website, as well as being available by calling the emergency information line at 717-691-6084; a recording will provide you with a date and time of the most recent message. Morning announcements are made no later than 6:30 a.m. If in doubt, please check the website or call the information line if you are not signed up for text alerts. This information is NOT provided to the local media. Please note, any notice of a delay and/or cancellation of an EVENT hosted at the College will only be available on the emergency line and not through the text alert system or website. Employees involved in snow removal, facilities, campus events, and dining should follow the instructions given by their respective supervisory staff during a delay or closure. — Kathie Shafer, vp for operations

Presidential Lecture Series: Promoting the Common Good

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Messiah College will explore how incarnating our mission as a Christian College of the liberal and applied arts and sciences in a rapidly changing and increasingly skeptical cultural context contributes to the common good of church and society – a common good rooted in a Christ-centered commitment to the dignity, welfare and human flourishing of all our neighbors. The Office of the President is sponsoring a lecture series devoted to this exploration. Andy Babyak’s lecture, “Working for the Common Good: Individual Fulfillment and Social Well-being” will take place on Tuesday evening, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in Hostetter Chapel. The lecture will be 30 minutes and followed by a Q & A session. Chapel credits will be offered.

Full-day openings at the Early Learning Center

The Early Learning Center is pleased to announce open enrollment for the 2018-19 school year. We have full-day positions available to the Messiah College community and the community at large. We continually strive to use developmentally appropriate goals for young children as well as children’s interests as a framework for planning the educational program. We assess children’s progress in all aspects of the social-emotional, cognitive, spiritual, and physical foundations which is a predictor for later school success. The Early Learning Center utilizes the Project Approach as a key component of its curriculum. This inquiry based approach allows children and teachers to engage in in-depth investigations of a topic or idea worth studying, resulting in the strengthening of academic skills and intellectual dispositions in an authentic manner. Children are viewed as capable, competent, curious and creative members of the classroom community. Interested parties please call Tammy Hogan at 717-796-5043 or email earlylearningcenter@messiah.edu for further questions or to schedule a tour of the center. You can also visit our website at www.messiah.edu/elc and complete an online enrollment form.

Organizational structure changes in the Division of Finance and Planning

Recent changes were made to the organizational structure of the Division of Finance and Planning to better leverage the skills and expertise of our employees. The changes became effective on Oct.1. Christine Hartman began her new role as senior accountant – audit and taxation. We appreciate Christine’s leadership over the past four years as director of financial services and controller, and look forward to her using her expertise in the areas of audit and taxation for the College. Kimberly Hawkins transitioned from the position of budget manager to director of budget and accounting. She will provide leadership to the budget, accounting and financial reporting functions of the College. Cathy Poiesz’s role as director of student financial services was expanded to provide leadership to the Falcon Exchange while continuing to provide leadership to Student Financial Services. Also of note for our division, Daisy Anderson was promoted from purchasing manager to director of procurement services last year. She provides leadership to accounts payable, procurement services and the purchasing card program.

“Manhood and Womanhood Today”  

All members of the college community and the public are invited to this keynote panel presentation co-sponsored by the College Honors Program and the Office of the President at Messiah College on Wednesday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in Parmer Hall. It will be a timely, important, and informative conversation about men, women, and pursuing the common good together. Among the questions to be explored are:

  • How has the relationship between men and women changed in recent decades?
  • Does too much emphasis on difference threaten equality?
  • Should masculinity be weakened or refined?
  • What’s the state of feminism and the sexual revolution today?

Our panelists are particularly well-suited to speak to this important topic. Dr. Agnes R. Howard is instructor of Humanities at Christ College, Valparaiso University, a prolific essayist, and the author of a forthcoming book about the experience of pregnancy. Dr. Jeffrey O.G. Ogbar is professor of History and director of the Center for the Study of Popular Music at the University of Connecticut and the author of books on the Harlem Renaissance, the Black Power movement, and Hip-Hop music.

No tickets are required. For more information about this event, see www.messiah.edu/chp/manhoodandwomanhoodtoday or contact the College Honors Program at collegehonorsprogram@messiah.edu.

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Job opportunities:

The Department of Facility Services has an opening for a full-time, first shift campus events worker, Residence Hall. For additional information and to apply, please visit: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/13718. Job-related questions may be directed to Laura Price, events/staff coordinator, at lprice@messiah.edu.

For sale:

House for sale. 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath townhouse in Shiremanstown. End unit, wood-burning fireplace, hardwood floors, finished basement and laundry room, enclosed patio, new roof in 2017, off-street parking, lawn care and snow removal provided by HOA. Great location 10-12 minutes to campus and 10-12 minutes to Harrisburg. For more information email Faith Minnich Kjesbo at fminnich@messiah.edu.

Sofa and recliner for sale. Sofa and recliner are in decent condition. We are asking $350 and we can help transport if needed. Preview them here – https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WFDLP0fgJaTHqTUK1FCFlez8U9AWBQgpcYy4eBxmjVs/edit?usp=sharing For more information contact Kris Hardy at khardy@messiah.edu

Small animal hutch for outdoor (or indoor) containment of rabbits, weasels, gerbils, hamsters, guinea pigs, etc. Mesh floor, with removeable and cleanable undertray. H27.5xW35.8xD17.7 inches. See attached pictures. Two free small animal feeders included. $30, or OBO, please contact Allyson Patton- apatton@messiah.edu

September 27

September 27th, 2018 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.

Matthew 6: 14-15

NEWS:

The Department of Business is pleased to announce that the finance major has been accepted by CFA Institute as part of its University Affiliation Program. This status is only given to schools whose degree programs cover at least 70% of the material that appears on the rigorous Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) exams. Messiah College is the 9th institution in the state of Pennsylvania to achieve this prestigious designation at the undergraduate level. As a CFA affiliated institution, Messiah’s finance program is allotted a certain number of scholarships for students to sit for the CFA exams in their senior year and have access to CFA Institute curriculums, journals, webcasts and other educational resources. The principal contact for this program is Dwayne Safer, CFA.

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Grandparents Day 2018 Next week, Thursday, Oct. 4 will mark our 10th 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.

2018 American Democracy Lecture

Join us for the 2018 American Democracy Lecture on Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. in Parmer Hall. The Center for Public Humanities and the Department of History are pleased to welcome Dr. Nancy Tomes, distinguished professor of history and winner of the 2016 Bancroft Prize for Distinguished Work in American History. Tomes has also written widely on the history of health and medicine in the United States. Her publications include two award-winning books, “The Gospel of Germs: Men, Women and the Microbe in American Life” and “Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers.” We do hope you will be able to join us as Nancy discuss the health care experience of the American citizen. A reception and books will be available for author’s signature after the lecture.

Mindful marketing tips

Did you know…

…the Office of Marketing and Communications creates the site marketing marquees you see in the lobbies of the buildings? These marquees help tell the story of our students, faculty alumni and programs to prospective students touring campus. To initiate the design of a new lobby marquee, please begin by filling out the form at www.messiah.edu/projectinitiation. Our project coordinator, Karen Garlinger, will then set up a short meeting to discuss your project goals with the design team.

Are you low? Let’s charge you up!

There are now three charging stations on campus courtesy of the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations. Two are mounted on the walls in Howe Atrium (Boyer) and in the Larsen Student Union and one is on a portable stand in the Eisenhower Commons. Each stations features eight industrial-grade braided charging cables (three Apple lightning for iPhone 5 and newer, four Micro-USB for android, and one Type-C for newer devices). So if your device needs a little energy, we’ll charge you up!

Call for nominations – 2019 Alumni Awards

We need your help in identify deserving recipients for the 2019 Alumni Awards. The deadline for award nomination is          Oct. 1. Click here to Nominate an Alum.

Young Alumnus/a Achievement Award: This award recognizes an alumnus/a who has attended Messiah College within the past 15 years for significant contribution to church, vocation, community and/or Messiah College.

Distinguished Alumnus/a Achievement Award: This award recognizes long-term vocational excellence in a manner supportive of the mission and standards of Messiah.

Alumni Christian Service Award: This award recognizes outstanding lifelong service or long-term effort in fulfilling the mandates of the Christian gospel to both serve and sacrifice for the needs of humanity.

Alumni Appreciation Award: Alumni and friends are eligible for this award, which recognizes significant personal service and contribution to Messiah College. This is the only award that can go to a non-Messiah alum.

The following links should be very helpful: Previous Alumni Award Winners Alumni Award Descriptions Nominate an Alum

Homecoming volunteers needed

The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations is in need of employee volunteers to serve at registration for Homecoming 2018! Volunteers are needed in two-hour time slots on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. – 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. We look forward to serving with you!

Off-Campus program reps on campus!

Oregon Extension representative, Star Tarrant and LCC International University representative, Jennifer Messenger, will be on campus Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 26-27, to talk to students and faculty about opportunities for students to study at the Oregon Extension and LCC in Lithuania.

If you are interested in inviting either of them to speak in your classes or would like to meet with them one-on-one, please contact Katie Rousopoulos at krousopoulos@messiah.edu.

Also, please encourage interested students to stop by their display tables in Eisenhower on either day!

To learn more about these programs and more, please browse: https://www.messiah.edu/info/20910/semester_long_programs

Presidential Lecture Series: Promoting the Common Good

During the 2018-2019 academic year, Messiah College will explore how incarnating our mission as a Christian College of the liberal and applied arts and sciences in a rapidly changing and increasingly skeptical cultural context contributes to the common good of church and society – a common good rooted in a Christ-centered commitment to the dignity, welfare and human flourishing of all our neighbors. The Office of the President is sponsoring a lecture series devoted to this exploration. Andy Babyak’s lecture, “Working for the Common Good: Individual Fulfillment and Social Well-being” will take place on Tuesday evening, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in Hostetter Chapel. The lecture will be 30 minutes and followed by a Q & A session. Chapel credits will be offered.

Full-day openings at the Early Learning Center

The Early Learning Center is pleased to announce open enrollment for the 2018/19 school year. We have full-day positions available to the Messiah College community and the community at large. We continually strive to use developmentally appropriate goals for young children as well as children’s interests as a framework for planning the educational program. We assess children’s progress in all aspects of the social-emotional, cognitive, spiritual, and physical foundations which is a predictor for later school success. The Early Learning Center utilizes the Project Approach as a key component of its curriculum. This inquiry based approach allows children and teachers to engage in in-depth investigations of a topic or idea worth studying, resulting in the strengthening of academic skills and intellectual dispositions in an authentic manner. Children are viewed as capable, competent, curious and creative members of the classroom community. Interested parties please call Tammy Hogan at 717-796-5043 or email earlylearningcenter@messiah.edu for further questions or to schedule a tour of the center. You can also visit our website at www.messiah.edu/elc and complete an online enrollment form.

Visiting alumni update

Please join us in welcoming following alumni back to campus: • Thursday, Oct. 4: Emily Gochenaur ’19, Angelina Bartorelli ’18, Ashley Bell ’12, Lea Fornoff ’18 – Participating in an alumni panel for Social Work Senior Seminar Class; sponsoring faculty: Charles Seitz

  • Thursday, Oct. 4, David John Spurrier ’69, Philip Thuma ’70 – Shared talk on experiences from long term medial missions service at Macha Mission Hospital in Zambia. Our Visiting Alumni Program includes one or more of the following: a small gift, parking pass, possible coupons for lunch or coffee and notification to the Messiah College campus via the Intercom. Please help us recognize your department for bringing back alumni and welcoming them to campus. Please submit your request online –Self-Service, General Tab, scroll to the bottom for Visiting Alumni Registration.

Semester-long study abroad information night!

On Wednesday, Oct. 3 from 5-6:30 p.m., there will be information sessions about how students can study abroad for an entire semester. The evening will consist of three, 15-minute presentations (think TED Talk style) from students who have studied abroad at these locations, providing firsthand insight of the good, challenging, awkward and fun that takes place while studying abroad! Student speakers will highlight what the living situations are, their experiences in the classroom, how they navigated public transportation, in-country excursions, the best and worst of foods they tried, and so much more. The hope is for students to hear about multiple programs in just one night by rotating around and self-selecting what programs students want to learn about. In between sessions, we’ll have the opportunity for students to make an advising appointment with one of our Off-Campus Programs staff here on campus to ensure that students are on the right track to make this semester abroad a reality! Please encourage any students you know to come and checkout semester long program options.

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Job opportunities

We have an opening for a full-time administrative assistant to support the Departments of Computer and Information Systems; Math, Physics and Statistics; and Art and Design. For further information and to apply, please visit: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/13696. Job related questions should be directed to Angela Hare, dean of the School of Science, Engineering and Health at ahare@messiah.edu.

Information Technology Services has an opening for a full-time digital media specialist. For additional information and to apply, please visit: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/13733 Job-related questions may be directed to Susan Shannon, director of learning technology services, at sshannon@messiah.edu.

Seeking nanny for Camp Hill home. We are seeking a nanny for our 1-year-old daughter and 4-year-old son, to begin ASAP and continue through the end of the academic school year, possibly extending to next year. Hours can be flexible but would need to cover 25-30 hours a week. The nanny will watch our son in our Camp Hill home while mom works from home. Some experience in early childhood education required, payment arrangements based on experience and education. Contact Fabrizio and Vanessa Cilento at vcilento@messiah.edu if interested.

For sale

Doll stroller and trailer. Jogging doll stroller (fits baby dolls and American Girl dolls) for sale, $25. Also, trailer for American Girl sized dolls, with dishes, pillows, window treatments–for sale, $25. Both are like-new. If interested, please contact Allyson Patton, apatton@messiah.edu.

House for sale. 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath townhouse in Shiremanstown. End unit, wood-burning fireplace, hardwood floors, finished basement and laundry room, enclosed patio, new roof in 2017, off-street parking, lawn care and snow removal provided by HOA. Great location 10-12 minutes to campus and 10-12 minutes to Harrisburg. For more information email Faith Minnich Kjesbo at fminnich@messiah.edu.

Sofa and recliner for sale. Sofa and recliner are in decent condition. We are asking $350 and we can help transport if needed. Preview them here – https://docs.google.com/document/d/1WFDLP0fgJaTHqTUK1FCFlez8U9AWBQgpcYy4eBxmjVs/edit?usp=sharing For more information contact Kris Hardy at khardy@messiah.edu

For rent:

Apartment for Rent. Second floor furnished studio apartment in Boiling Springs, PA, 9 miles from campus. Monthly rent of $560 includes electric, heat/AC, water and sewer. (Internet/TV connection is the tenant’s responsibility). Full bath/shower and kitchenette. Nicely furnished with single bed, table/chairs, desk, cupboards/shelves, full walk-in closet. Kitchenette includes small fridge, microwave, toaster, coffee brewer, induction cooktop and a full assortment of kitchenware/table service. Off street parking for one vehicle. No pets, no smokers. Minimum commitment of 3 months. This apartment is priced and furnished for a single adult – not a married couple or set of roommates. Available immediately. For more information email sgetty@messiah.edu.

 

 

 

September 20

September 20th, 2018 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

 

Anyone who claims to be in the light but hates a brother or sister is still in the darkness. Anyone who loves their brother and sister lives in the light, and there is nothing in them to make them stumble. 
John 2:9-10 

NEWS: 

The Department of Business is pleased to announce that the finance major has been accepted by CFA Institute as part of its University Affiliation Program. This status is only given to schools whose degree programs cover at least 70% of the material that appears on the rigorous Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) exams. Messiah College is the 9th institution in the state of Pennsylvania to achieve this prestigious designation at the undergraduate level. As a CFA affiliated institution, Messiah’s finance program is allotted a certain number of scholarships for students to sit for the CFA exams in their senior year and have access to CFA Institute curriculums, journals, webcasts and other educational resources. The principal contact for this program is Dwayne Safer, CFA.

Todd Goranson, professor of music, performed with Keith and Kristyn Getty and violin soloist David Kim at the Sing 2018 Worship Conference in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday, Sept.10. Goranson played bassoon in a chamber orchestra, comprised of faculty and guest faculty of the MasterWorks Festival, along with the Getty worship band. The session, which was recorded for a CD to be released in fall 2018, included a choir of 350 with an audience of over 6,000 singing along. Soloist David Kim is the concertmaster of the Philadelphia Orchestra and was the spring 2018 commencement speaker at Messiah College.

MESSIAH 411: 

Bridge to Success survey

The fall 2018 Bridge to Success survey launches on Friday, Sept. 21. This survey informs much of the tasking in the Student Care Community. If you have questions about navigating Student Care Community and your role in these efforts, “drop-in” trainings will be held in the Library Athenaeum. These sessions are intended to address individual questions and do not have a formal presentation component. Pre-registration is not required. Please bring your college-issued laptop to the session.

The session dates and times are:

• Wednesday, Sept. 26: noon-2 p.m.
• Thursday, Sept.27: 9 -11 a.m.
• Friday, Sept. 28: 1-3 p.m.

Please contact Joy Ellis (jellis@messiah.edu) with questions.

Mindful marketing tips

Did you know…

……a project created in the Office of Marketing and Communications typically takes five weeks to produce? This allows you to have three drafts to perfect your project and two weeks for College Press to print it. To initiate your project, please begin by filling out the form at www.messiah.edu/projectinitiation. Karen Garlinger, project coordinator, will then set up a short meeting to discuss your project goals with the design team.

2018-19 Workplace Safety Contest

Could you use an extra $50? The 2018-19 Workplace Safety Contest is open to all employees and student employees. First place prize is a $50 Amazon gift card and four (4) runner-ups will each receive a $25 gift card. Check out the information on how to enter, deadlines and rules for the contest. Please direct any additional questions to Donna Fink (dfink@messiah.edu or ext. 5038).

Qualtrics at Messiah

Did you know one of the most powerful survey and research tools in the industry is available right here on Messiah College’s campus? Didn’t know? Did know, but wasn’t sure it could meet your needs? Check out the “Qualtrics at Messiah College” website to get more information on Messiah’s Qualtrics Survey tool, and how it could be useful for all your data collection requirements.

Homecoming volunteers needed

The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations is in need of employee volunteers to serve at registration for Homecoming 2018! Volunteers are needed in two-hour time slots on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 8 a.m. – 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. We look forward to serving with you!

Friends of Murray Library Annual Dinner Meeting

Friends of Murray Library 17th Annual Dinner Meeting will be held Thursday evening, Oct. 4 at 6 p.m. in the Hollinger Atrium Lounge of the Jordan Science Center. Dinner will be served by Two Bridges Catering and this year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Peter Powers, dean of the school of humanities at Messiah College, whose presentation is titled “What has Grantham to do with Harlem?: Reflecting on Goodbye Christ?”. Featured will be Dr. Powers’ reflections on his recent book and tensions that arose for him as an author and may arise for us as readers. Dinner reservations are due by Sept. 28. Cost is $10 for current Friends member. $35 for non-member (includes dinner and annual membership). If interested, please contact Tracy Sheaffer, Murray Library administrative assistant, at tsheaffer@messiah.edu or ext. 7181.

Off-Campus program reps on campus!

Oregon Extension representative, Star Tarrant and LCC International University representative, Jennifer Messenger, will be on campus Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 26-27, to talk to students and faculty about opportunities for students to study at the Oregon Extension and LCC in Lithuania.

If you are interested in inviting either of them to speak in your classes or would like to meet with them one-on-one, please contact Katie Rousopoulos at krousopoulos@messiah.edu.

Also, please encourage interested students to stop by their display tables in Eisenhower on either day!

To learn more about these programs and more, please browse: https://www.messiah.edu/info/20910/semester_long_programs

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Job opportunities

Seeking nanny for Camp Hill home. We are seeking a nanny for our 1-year old daughter and 4 year old son, to begin ASAP and continue through the end of the academic school year, possibly extending to next year. Hours can be flexible but would need to cover 25-30 hours a week. The nanny will watch our son in our Camp Hill home while mom works from home. Some experience in early childhood education required, payment arrangements based on experience and education. Contact Fabrizio and Vanessa Cilento at vcilento@messiah.edu if interested.

For sale

Doll stroller and trailer. Jogging doll stroller (fits baby dolls and American Girl dolls) for sale, $25. Also, trailer for American Girl sized dolls, with dishes, pillows, window treatments–for sale, $25. Both are like-new. If interested, please contact Allyson Patton, apatton@messiah.edu

Bar stoolsOne set. $30. For more information contact Holly Myers at hmyers@messiah.edu

Foosball table in very good condition.
Asking $100.00. You will need to haul.
Call Bill at ext. 3904 or balthoff@messiah.edu

Academic robe and mortarboard. Oak Hill Masters black academic robe (size 6¹-6¹2²) and mortarboard (size 7 1/2). Very good condition. $25. Contact aslody@messiah.edu.

 

 

 

 

September 13

September 13th, 2018 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed.

The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

James 5:16

NEWS:

Randall Zwally, senior lecturer in music, accepted an invitation from the U. S. Ambassador to Guatemala to present a series of concerts and lectures in that country this past August. Venues for some of the concerts included Guatemala’s National Conservatory of Music, the University of San Carlos, and the ambassador’s residence (where Zwally lodged during his time in Central America). Photos and videos of the concert in the ambassador’s residence are available on the U.S. Embassy’s flckr page: https://www.flickr.com/photos/usembassyguatemala/sets/72157670504726267/with/43519939374/

We are excited to announce several accomplishments in the Department of Nursing. Megan Gross, Ph.D., MPH, RN, was selected as a 2018-2019 Jonas Scholar for the National League for Nursing (NLN). The NLN Jonas Scholars Program, with funding through a grant from Jonas Philanthropies, addresses a core goal of the NLN: advancement of the science of nursing education. Dr. Gross, who recently completed her Ph.D. studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, was nominated by the faculty at IUP for this prestigious award. In July, Kristen Slabaugh, DNP, CRNP, CNE successfully passed the National League for Nursing Certified Nurse Educator examination! She is now recognized as an expert nurse educator by holding this certificate. Additionally in August, Dr. Slabaugh had her DNP Project entitled “Initiation of standardized depression screening in college health: A quality improvement project” accepted for publication. Her article will be published in the Journal of Doctoral Nursing Practice, Volume 11, Number 2, October 2018. Additionally, Kim Fenstermacher, Ph.D., CRNP, recently published two articles, both in MCN: The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing: “Going along with it: Neonatal Intensive Care Nurses’ Views of a Donor Milk Practice Change” with co-authors Alaina Miller and Barbara Buchko of Wellspan Health System; and “Support for Young Black Urban Women after Perinatal Loss” with co-author Dr. Judy Hupcey from Penn State College of Nursing.

MESSIAH 411:

Mindful marketing tips

Did you know…

…the Office of Marketing and Communications uses a project management system called Easy Projects to manage the design process? The entire proofing process is online. Once you initiate your project at www.messiah.edu/projectinitiation, to familiarize yourself with the system, you can view a handy training video or read a PDF at www.messiah.edu/eptraining.

How can Two Bridges Catering help you?

Whether it may be for an upcoming fall holiday, small get-together, or even just the personal desire to have a special treat, Two Bridges Catering would love to help! With the option of even placing a pick-up order for discounted pricing, you can easily enjoy and share with others one of our mouthwatering creations, and with this, possibly remove one task from your to-do list. Let that favorite side dish or dessert you tasted at a Messiah event become part of your own while enjoying the ease and deliciousness of working with us! If interested, please call ext. 4095 or email catering@messiah.edu with inquires. Your continued support is greatly appreciated and we look forward to working with you!

Falcon Fitness Center updates

The Falcon Fitness Center has two exciting announcements! First, the unlimited group exercise membership is back. For only $35, employees can book into any and all of our 15 classes held each week running Sept. 10 – Dec. 7. Go to our website https://www.messiah.edu/fitnesscenter to see the schedule, class descriptions, membership purchasing instructions and how to sign up for classes. Second, the Falcon Fitness Center staff has developed a video exercise library of over 300 videos! These videos have been organized into stand-alone exercise workouts and exercise programs for those looking to start resistance training or add variety to their workout. You can find links to our YouTube Channel and these programs on our website (link above).

Networking Breakfast

Sept. 20, 7 a.m.

Registration: $15

Topic: The Neuroscience of Leadership

Speaker: John Dame, business strategist, CEO coach and author

How leaders and leadership has changed and looking ahead to 2020. Each attendee will walk away with a clearer understanding of how leaders need to change to meet the changing marketplace and to build a competitive effective organization. Register at http://attend.com/920.

The Into the City program is headed to Atlanta!

Student applications are now being accepted for the fall Into the City trip to Atlanta! This career immersion program will take place on Oct. 10-13, and promises students a high-impact, hands-on, educational experience through site visits, alumni panels and networking receptions. Organizations represented on this trip include Chick-Fil-A, World Relief, MLK Jr National Historical Park, the WNBA Dream, Pinewood Studios and more! For more information and an online application please encourage students to visit www.messiah.edu/itc. 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 Sept. 18 from noon -1 p.m. in Parmer Cinema. Pizza will be provided. Interested students and educators are welcome to attend and should RSVP for this info session by Sept. 15 at http://messiah.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aahshkiw7IzH7qR9 . (Student 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.

Rachel Helen Flowers Centennial Celebration

The Rachel Flowers Centennial Committee would like to extend an invitation to members of our campus community to join us in celebrating the life and legacy of Rachel Helen Flowers (1900-1988), the first African American student to graduate from Messiah in 1918.

The following events will be held to commemorate the Flowers Centennial:

Thursday, Sept. 13: “Remembering Rachel Helen Flowers,” Christina Thomas ’14, Parmer Hall, 7 p.m. Followed by light refreshments.

Friday, Sept. 14: “What have you to say? The Life and Activism of Rachel H. Flowers,” exhibition at Murray Library. Open House, College Archives (Murray Library, lower level), noon-4 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 15: Rachel Flowers Suite, A Jazz Performance at Hostetter Chapel, 7 p.m. Followed by a dessert reception.

There will be additional information gathered from the college archive and other sources on alums and employees from diverse backgrounds on display. Please join us in celebrating the life and legacy of Rachel H. Flowers. Please share this information with your colleagues, friends and networks. These events are free and open to the public.

With warm regards, Bernardo Michael and Christina Thomas ‘14 Co-Chairs, Rachel Flowers Centennial Committee

The Rachel Flowers Centennial Event is made possible with the generous support of the Office of the President, the Office of Diversity Affairs, the Office of Development, and the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations.

Saturday Science Programs at the Oakes Museum of Natural History

Registration is now open for Saturday Science Programs at the Oakes Museum of Natural History at Messiah College. Curator Club (grades 3-5) and CC2 (grades 6-8) are science enrichment programs on a variety of topics in a fun learning environment. Fall topics include monkeys, bones, the dirt on dirt and more. To sign up or find out more go to messiah.edu/oakes or contact us at ext. 2659.

Oakwood Hills Project information session

Kelly Phipps, president of Rider Musser Development, LLC, will present a short update and overview of the Oakwood Hills Project, which is currently taking shape directly across the road from the College. Kelly will review the project’s aim and purposes, and sketch out the intended use of both the residential and commercial portions of the project. He will also go into further detail about the residential community, and describe what will occur during the next 12 months. The meeting is open to all students, faculty and staff who wish to attend. All we ask is that you RSVP at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MRFDY8N so that we can prepare sufficient materials for distribution. Meeting Location: Hostetter Chapel Sanctuary Meeting Date and Time: Monday, Sept. 17 at 4 p.m.

2018-19 Workplace Safety Contest

Could you use an extra $50? The 2018-19 Workplace Safety Contest is open to all employees and student employees. First place prize is a $50 Amazon gift card and four (4) runner-ups will each receive a $25 gift card. Check out the information on how to enter, deadlines and rules for the contest. Please direct any additional questions to Donna Fink (dfink@messiah.edu or ext. 5038).

Intercultural Office transitions

The Division of Student Affairs would like to inform the campus community of some upcoming transitions in the Intercultural Office. Faith Minnich Kjesbo will be transitioning out of her current role as director of the Intercultural Office at the end of December and will be moving to Sioux Falls, South Dakota with her family to begin a new chapter closer to their extended family. Faith has given excellent leadership to the Intercultural Office and helped establish Messiah College as a leader in off campus programs and risk management. During the spring semester, Kevin Villegas will assume interim leadership of the Intercultural Office, while continuing to give leadership to Student Involvement and Leadership Programs. Katie Rousopoulos and Gina Hale will assume any duties related to cross-cultural courses and study abroad programs. Details about a more permanent structure for the Intercultural Office and Student Involvement and Leadership Programs will be announced in the spring semester. If you have questions about this transition or process, please contact Kris Hansen-Kieffer, vice provost/dean of students.

Call for nominations – 2019 Alumni Awards We need your help in identify deserving recipients for the 2019 Alumni Awards. The deadline for award nomination is          Oct. 1. Click here to Nominate an Alum.

Young Alumnus/a Achievement Award: This award recognizes an alumnus/a who has attended Messiah College within the past 15 years for significant contribution to church, vocation, community and/or Messiah College.

Distinguished Alumnus/a Achievement Award: This award recognizes long-term vocational excellence in a manner supportive of the mission and standards of Messiah.

Alumni Christian Service Award: This award recognizes outstanding lifelong service or long-term effort in fulfilling the mandates of the Christian gospel to both serve and sacrifice for the needs of humanity.

Alumni Appreciation Award: Alumni and friends are eligible for this award, which recognizes significant personal service and contribution to Messiah College. This is the only award that can go to a non-Messiah alum.

The following links should be very helpful: Previous Alumni Award Winners Alumni Award Descriptions Nominate an Alum

Qualtrics at Messiah

Did you know one of the most powerful survey and research tools in the industry is available right here on Messiah College’s campus? Didn’t know? Did know, but wasn’t sure it could meet your needs? Check out the “Qualtrics at Messiah College” website to get more information on Messiah’s Qualtrics Survey tool, and how it could be useful for all your data collection requirements.

Ad Deum Dance Company presents “Moving Acts of Redemption” Sept. 14 and 15

Ad Deum Dance Company presents “Moving Acts of Redemption” Sept. 14 and 15 at 8 p.m., Climenhaga Building, Miller Theater. Founded by dancer and choreographer Randall Flinn, Ad Deum is comprised of over 25 professional dancers from across the world. Their mission is to create and perform moving works of dance that touch at the core of human existence, uplifting the soul and transforming the heart. Ad Deum has performed the works of major choreographers and has toured across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia, with commissions by governments and embassies worldwide to perform for major and critical events. Their work has been featured in Dance Spirit and Dance magazine and many articles in renowned arts publications and journals. Sponsored by the School of the Arts Performing Arts Series. Ticket prices are: $20 for adults; $5 for Messiah College students (with ID) and youth (18 and under). To purchase, please contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or online at www.messiah.edu/tickets.

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Job opportunities:

The Graduate Departments of Education and Counseling have an opening for a full-time administrative assistant. For additional information and to apply, visit http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/13621. Job related questions may be directed to Rob Pepper, Dean of the School of Graduate Studies, at rpepper@messiah.edu.

For sale:

Swivel chair– white leather swivel chair. Great for a desk/vanity. Red Versa stability ball – already inflated, gentle used. Great for core strength. Lamps (an assortment of lamps) For more information on the items listed above, contact Livia at lungurean@messiah.edu.

Hot yoga or Pilates sessions. 4 sessions at Drip 105 Hot Yoga in Camp Hill. Four transferable class credits that can be used on any class, hot yoga or hot Pilates. Four class credits for $55. If interested contact Liv at lungurean@messiah.edu.

House for sale. 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, brick colonial duplex with lots of character, possible fourth bedroom, kitchen and dining room updated. All appliances included, fenced-in back yard, new roof 2017. Located in (467 Lincoln Way East) Chambersburg, PA. Within walking distance to downtown and hospital plus a convenient location to shopping centers/restaurants. For more information email lpeters@messiah.edu

Lazy boy Sofa with chaise. Stainguard. No Pets. Comfortable. $50.Contact Michelle at msanford@messiah.edu

Numerous items for sale.TI83 Plus calculator – $40; Girl’s 26″ Schwinn bicycle, good condition – $50; Walnut L-shaped desk 5’4″ x 5′ x 17 x 29 – $55; Craftsman seeder for riding lawn mower – $20; Steelers full size bed comforter, pillow sham, bed skirt, and curtain – $45; (2) 15″ car tires – one almost new – other good shape $40 for both. If interested or want to see pictures, email pseibert@messiah.edu.

Wanted:

Forever home needed for Oliver the cat. Oliver, a three-year-old tabby, is in search of a larger home than his current, tiny apartment space. He is declawed, updated on shots, and loves to play. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact Molly Janczyk at mvjanczyk@messiah.edu or 717-357-2999.

Free:

Broyhill TV armoire/cabinet, solid wood, 39″ wide, 20″ deep, x 78″ high. Lots of storage. We can assist with loading on your truck, but you will need two to unload. Pictures available, contact shoffman@messiah.edu.

 

 

 

 

September 6th, 2018 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another-and all the more as you see the Day approaching.

Hebrews 10:24-25

NEWS:

Marcelle Giovannetti, Engle Center counselor, was chosen by the North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) to receive the 2018 Emerging Leader Award. Marcelle is one of 20 award recipients for professionals in the Northeast, and will be presented with this award at the 2018 NARACES Conference in Burlington, Vermont.

Dr. Todd Goranson, professor of music, served as festival director and principal bassoonist for the 2018 MasterWorks Festival in Spartanburg, South Carolina from June 17-July 15. The Christian performing arts festival for talented high school, college and graduate level students (from 21 states and 7 countries) presented four public concerts of major orchestral repertoire and a total of 30 public music performances over four weeks. Todd has served as president of the Christian Performing Artists’ Fellowship/The MasterWorks Festival since October 2017.

MESSIAH 411:

Mindful marketing tips

Did you know…

……the office of marketing and communications designs all projects being sent off-campus to 200 or more recipients or to prospective students? To initiate your project, please begin by filling out the form at www.messiah.edu/projectinitiation. Our project coordinator, Karen Garlinger, will then set up a short meeting to discuss your project goals with the design team.

Health Advocate Fitbit contest

A chance to win a Fitbit Alta through Health Advocate! Your Health Advocate member website and mobile app are packed with resources and expert advice to help you get healthy. As an extra reward for accessing Health Advocate online, from now until Sept. 30, visit your Health Advocate member website or app and enter for a chance to win one of three Fitbit Altas. Two runner-up winners will each receive a Health Advocate prize pack. It’s easy to enter!

Here’s how: • Go to HealthAdvocate.com/members • Type the name of your organization, select it from the drop-down box • In the News section, click on the link advertising the contest—use the orange arrow to scroll through multiple news alerts, if necessary • You will be taken to a web page to fill out your contest entry—fill out all the required fields and click “Submit”

A Farewell to Arms, Sept. 16

The Mendelssohn Piano Trio in collaboration with the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB) and Stuart Malina, artistic director of the Harrisburg Symphony, as well as clarinetist Christopher Grymes, will perform a special concert commemorating the centennial of the conclusion of World War I. The program features the sublime Nocturne by Franz Schubert for piano trio, and Olivier Messiaen’s monumental “Quartet for the End of Time” which will include “To the Eternity,” a touching pas de deux choreographed by Alan Hineline, director of artistic programming at CPYB. The event is Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. in Parmer Hall, located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts.

Graduate assistants at Messiah and partner institutions

The Graduate Program in Higher Education is pleased to welcome 14 new graduate assistants for the academic year 2018-19 both on the Messiah campus and at partner institutions. Graduate assistantships offer graduate students the opportunity to put the educational theories gained through classroom instruction into professional practice through supervised, real-world experience. Our graduate assistantship program aims to provide an innovative and cost-efficient way to advance departmental and college-wide goals and objectives.

Please join us and our collaborating departments in welcoming the following to the Messiah College community: Emma Cartisano, graduate assistant for off-campus programs; Ashley Doyle, graduate assistant in women’s lacrosse; Nikki Elsaesser, graduate assistant for AROMA; Leyna Gilleland, graduate assistant in academic support and retention; Aaron Gray, graduate assistant in athletics communication; Myranda Kemrer, graduate assistant in women’s volleyball; Trevor Magness, graduate assistant in student involvement and leadership; Keyauna Moore, graduate assistant for academic advising; Chad Muise, graduate assistant in baseball; Nathan Reese, graduate assistant in assessment of student learning. They join six returning graduate assistants to the Messiah campus, who will complete their degree program and GA positions this year: Tara Freeman, graduate assistant in student retention; Charlito Iwuagwu, graduate assistant in residence life; Leann Zink, graduate assistant in career development; Ashley Leggett, graduate assistant in the Agapé Center; Rachel Robison, graduate assistant in XC/track and field; Justin Sosinsky, graduate assistant in men’s basketball. In addition, four of our students in the Graduate Program in Higher Education have been placed as graduate assistants at partner institutions: Jamie Armstrong, graduate assistant in residence life at Southern Wesleyan University; Andrew Butler, graduate assistant in men’s lacrosse at Houghton College; Esther Rosier, graduate assistant in multicultural programs at Saint Francis College, Brooklyn; and Tovah Wilson in graduate assistant in residence life at Bluffton University.

Falcon Fitness Center updates

The Falcon Fitness Center has two exciting announcements! First, the unlimited group exercise membership is back. For only $35 employees can book into any and all of our 15 classes held each week running September 10 – December 7. Go to our website https://www.messiah.edu/fitnesscenter to see the schedule, class descriptions, membership purchasing instructions and how to sign up for classes. Second, the Falcon Fitness Center staff has developed a video exercise library of over 300 videos! These videos have been organized into stand-alone exercise workouts and exercise programs for those looking to start resistance training or add variety to their workout. You can find links to our YouTube Channel and these programs on our website (link above)!

Ad Deum Dance Company presents “Moving Acts of Redemption” Sept. 14 and 15

Ad Deum Dance Company presents “Moving Acts of Redemption” Sept. 14 and 15 at 8 p.m., Climenhaga Building, Miller Theater. Founded by dancer and choreographer Randall Flinn, Ad Deum is comprised of over 25 professional dancers from across the world. Their mission is to create and perform moving works of dance that touch at the core of human existence, uplifting the soul and transforming the heart. Ad Deum has performed the works of major choreographers and has toured across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia, with commissions by governments and embassies worldwide to perform for major and critical events. Their work has been featured in Dance Spirit and Dance magazine and many articles in renowned arts publications and journals. Sponsored by the School of the Arts Performing Arts Series Ticket prices are $20 for adults; $5 for Messiah College students (with ID) and youth (18 and under). To purchase, please contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or online at messiah.edu/tickets.

College Press Welcomes Suzanne Travan, customer service manager

College Press welcomes Customer Service Manager Suzanne Travan. Suzanne’s first day was yesterday, Sept. 5. If her name sounds familiar to you, it is because Suzanne previously taught communication design here at Messiah College. Suzanne comes to College Press with years of graphic design, pre-press and teaching experience. With her office situated in Bowmansdale building, she will be responsible for all aspects of quality customer care. Please be sure to stop by and welcome her.

Networking Breakfast

Messiah College Networking Breakfast – Sept. 20, 7 a.m.

Registration: $15

Topic: The Neuroscience of Leadership

How leaders and leadership has changed and looking ahead to 2020. Each attendee will walk away with a clearer understanding of how leaders need to change to meet the changing marketplace and to build a competitive effective organization Speaker – JOHN DAME | business strategist, CEO coach and author Register at http://attend.com/920

Have copyright questions?

The Copyright Working Group welcomes you to a new semester! We are reaching out to let you know we are here as a resource intended to help educate and guide on copyright. Here’s information to help with copyright questions: • There is a Copyright web page. Link to it here: https://www.messiah.edu/copyright (Note: It is also linked to Messiah’s homepage under “Faculty & Staff”.) Just some of the things included are: o Fair Use Calculator (to help you determine if your scenario constitutes fair use) o Copyright by Format pages (for videos, images, music, print/texts and more) o Copyright-free resource links • Ask a question of the Copyright Group–we can try to advise on your copyright questions. Use the “Ask a Question” button on the Copyright page or email us at: copyright@messiah.edu. • Suggest copyright education opportunities—we can try to present programs on campus. Hope you’ll tap these resources!

The Into the City program is headed to Atlanta!

Student applications are now being accepted for the fall Into the City trip to Atlanta! This career immersion program will take place on Oct. 10-13, and promises students a high-impact, hands-on, educational experience through site visits, alumni panels and networking receptions. Organizations represented on this trip include Chick-Fil-A, World Relief, MLK Jr National Historical Park, the WNBA Dream, Pinewood Studios and more! For more information and an online application please encourage students to visit www.messiah.edu/itc. 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 Sept. 18 from noon -1 p.m. in Parmer Cinema. Pizza will be provided. Interested students and educators are welcome to attend and should RSVP for this info session by Sept. 15 at http://messiah.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_aahshkiw7IzH7qR9 . (Student 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.

Rachel Helen Flowers Centennial Celebration

The Rachel Flowers Centennial Committee would like to extend an invitation to members of our campus community to join us in celebrating the life and legacy of Rachel Helen Flowers (1900-1988), the first African American student to graduate from Messiah in 1918.

The following events will be held to commemorate the Flowers Centennial:

Thursday, Sept. 13: “Remembering Rachel Helen Flowers,” Christina Thomas ’14, Parmer Hall, 7 p.m. Followed by light refreshments.

Friday, Sept. 14: “What have you to say? The Life and Activism of Rachel H. Flowers,” exhibition at Murray Library. Open House, College Archives (Murray Library, lower level), noon-4 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 15: Rachel Flowers Suite, A Jazz Performance at Hostetter Chapel, 7 p.m. Followed by a dessert reception.

There will be additional information gathered from the college archive and other sources on alums and employees from diverse backgrounds on display. Please join us in celebrating the life and legacy of Rachel H. Flowers. Please share this information with your colleagues, friends and networks. These events are free and open to the public. With warm regards, Bernardo Michael and Christina Thomas ‘14 Co-Chairs, Rachel Flowers Centennial Committee The Rachel Flowers Centennial Event is made possible with the generous support of the Office of the President, the Office of Diversity Affairs, the Office of Development, and the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations.

Are you low? Let’s charge you up!

There are now three charging stations on campus courtesy of the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations. Two are mounted on the walls in Howe Atrium (Boyer) and in the Larsen Student Union and one is on a portable stand in the Eisenhower Commons. Each stations features eight industrial-grade braided charging cables (three Apple lightning for iPhone 5 and newer, four Micro-USB for android, and one Type-C for newer devices). So if your device needs a little energy, we’ll charge you up!

Saturday Science Programs at the Oakes Museum of Natural History

Registration is now open for Saturday Science Programs at the Oakes Museum of Natural History at Messiah College. Curator Club (grades 3-5) and CC2 (grades 6-8) are science enrichment programs on a variety of topics in a fun learning environment. Fall topics include monkeys, bones, the dirt on dirt, and more. To sign up or find out more go to messiah.edu/oakes or contact us at ext. 2659.

Murray Library’s fall newsletter

Best wishes from Murray Library for a great fall semester! View our fall newsletter which introduces new library staff, showcases a variety of study spaces and services, provides current statistics and a preview of exciting events and displays for you to enjoy in the coming months. – Linda Poston, director of Murray Library

Oakwood Hills Project information session

Kelly Phipps, president of Rider Musser Development, LLC, will present a short update and overview of the Oakwood Hills Project, which is currently taking shape directly across the road from the College. Kelly will review the project’s aim and purposes, and sketch out the intended use of both the residential and commercial portions of the project. He will also go into further detail about the residential community, and describe what will occur during the next 12 months. The meeting is open to all students, faculty, and staff who wish to attend. All we ask is that you RSVP at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/MRFDY8N so that we can prepare sufficient materials for distribution. Meeting Location: Hostetter Chapel Sanctuary Meeting Date and Time: Monday, Sept. 17 at 4 p.m.

CLASSIFIEDS:

For sale

Ethan Allen solid cherry antique bedroom set for sale. Full bed with good condition mattress/box spring, wide dresser/mirror and tall dresser. Matched desk available if desired. For pictures contact: Michelle at msanford@messiah.edu.

House for sale. 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath, brick colonial duplex with lots of character, possible fourth bedroom, kitchen and dining room updated, All appliances included, fenced in back yard, new roof 2017- located in (467 Lincoln Way East) Chambersburg, PA. Within walking distance to downtown or hospital and convenient location to shopping centers/restaurants. For more information email lpeters@messiah.edu

Lazy boy Sofa with chaise. Stainguard. No Pets. Comfortable. $50.Contact Michelle at msanford@messiah.edu

Wanted

Forever home needed for Oliver the cat. Oliver, a three-year-old tabby, is in search of a larger home than his current, tiny apartment space. He is declawed, updated on shots, and loves to play. If you or someone you know is interested, please contact Molly Janczyk at mvjanczyk@messiah.edu or 717-357-2999.

Free

Broyhill TV armoire/cabinet, solid wood, 39″ wide, 20″ deep, x 78″ high. Lots of storage. We can assist with loading on your truck, but you will need two to unload. Pictures available, contact shoffman@messiah.edu.

 

 

August 30, 2018

August 30th, 2018 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Isaiah 41:10

NEWS

Cindi Kerns and Rocky Allinger presented a poster session at CAST’s 4th Annual Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Symposium in Boston, Massachusetts this summer. Their poster, “Increasing Awareness of UDL at Messiah College,” is available for close inspection right outside their office doors on the first floor of Hoffman. They would be happy to engage with others on the topic.

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Mindful marketing tip: Did you know…

…That Messiah’s logo is available in black, blue or white only? To download the official logos, please go to:  www.messiah.edu/visualidentity and click on the Download Messiah College logos button on your left. Links to download the official logos in .pdf, .eps or .png file formats are at the top of the page. A word document template of the official college letterhead is also available here.

Employee permits

New employees – Please log into MCSquare, https://www.messiah.edu/mcsquare and click on “Employees.” Then in the Employee Quicklinks drop down box, choose “FalconPark,” click on “Employee Vehicle Registration (Web Form)” and fill in the requested information. (Please be sure that you continue until you reach a page which says, “Completed” and gives you a reference number.) Your parking permit will be sent to you through campus mail.

Previously registered employees – You do not need to re-register. Your current, orange parking permit is valid until Aug. 30, 2019.

By Sept. 3, all employees must park in their assigned employee lot, which is specified on your employee parking hangtag. If your lot is ever completely full, please call Dispatch at ext. 6005. Please refer all questions on existing and new employee parking permits to JoAnn Schaeffer at ext. 7147 or jschaeffer@messiah.edu.

Student permits

Incoming first-year/transfer students

Student parking permit pickup for incoming first-year and transfer students that have submitted all of their paperwork and received approval is in Brubaker Gymnasium on Move-In Day.

Returning students

Returning students may pick up their permits:

  • Saturday, Sept. 1 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. outside the Falcon Exchange, 2nd floor ECC
  • Sunday, Sept. 2 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Brubaker Gymnasium, 1st floor ECC
  • Monday, Sept. 3 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. outside the Falcon Exchange, 2nd floor ECC.

Please refer all questions on student parking permits to the Falcon Exchange at ext. 7213 or falconexchange@messiah.edu.

Upperclass move-in change

We are looking forward to welcoming back to campus new and upperclass students. We are changing upperclass move in procedures on Sunday, Sept. 2 and want to make you aware in case you plan to be on campus that day.

  • Upperclass students moving onto campus on Sept. 2 can do so between the hours of 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and will check-in at Eisenhower (not in residences) to pick up their key.
  • College Avenue will be one-way until 6 p.m. Sunday from the High Center (creek side) all the way to the stop sign by Smith apartments so that students can unload curbside before parking.
  • There are no changes to Monday move-in.
  • Students arriving Monday, Sept. 3 can pick up their key from the Residence Life Office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Residence Life is so appreciative of the many offices partnering with to make a smooth and welcoming experience for our residential students.

Welcome Kathee Clark, associate registrar for undergraduate programs

The Registrar’s Office welcomes the new associate registrar for undergraduate programs, Kathee Clark. Kathee’s first day at Messiah was July 9. She replaces Carrie Widdowson who has moved to the position of Registrar. Kathee comes to Messiah with previous higher education experience as the director of student success, adjunct professor, and academic coordinator for the Worship and Performing Arts Department at Lancaster Bible College. Kathee’s office is located in Old Main Suite 3007.

Graduate assistants at Messiah and partner institutions

The Graduate Program in Higher Education is pleased to welcome 14 new graduate assistants for the academic year 2018-19 both on the Messiah campus and at partner institutions. Graduate assistantships offer graduate students the opportunity to put the educational theories gained through classroom instruction into professional practice through supervised, real-world experience. Our graduate assistantship program aims to provide an innovative and cost-efficient way to advance departmental and college-wide goals and objectives. Please join us and our collaborating departments in welcoming the following to the Messiah College community: Emma Cartisano, graduate assistant for off-campus programs; Ashley Doyle, graduate assistant in women’s lacrosse; Nikki Elsaesser, graduate assistant for AROMA; Leyna Gilleland, graduate assistant in academic support and retention; Aaron Gray, graduate assistant in athletics communication; Myranda Kemrer, graduate assistant in women’s volleyball; Trevor Magness, graduate assistant in student involvement and leadership; Keyauna Moore, graduate assistant for academic advising; Chad Muise, graduate assistant in baseball; Nathan Reese, graduate assistant in assessment of student learning. They join six returning graduate assistants to the Messiah campus, who will complete their degree program and GA positions this year: Tara Freeman, graduate assistant in student retention; Charlito Iwuagwu, graduate assistant in residence life; Leann Zink, graduate assistant in career development; Ashley Leggett, graduate assistant in the Agapé Center; Rachel Robison, graduate assistant in XC/track and field; Justin Sosinsky, graduate assistant in men’s basketball. In addition, four of our students in the Graduate Program in Higher Education have been placed as graduate assistants at partner institutions: Jamie Armstrong, graduate assistant in residence life at Southern Wesleyan University; Andrew Butler, graduate assistant in men’s lacrosse at Houghton College; Esther Rosier, graduate assistant in multicultural programs at Saint Francis College, Brooklyn; and Tovah Wilson in graduate assistant in residence life at Bluffton University.

The Career and Professional Development Center announces the fall semester schedule of events

The Career and Professional Development Center’s schedule of fall semester events can be found online at the following link: https://www.messiah.edu/info/23069/upcoming_events. Program details and full description of events are available by clicking on the name of each program. All educators will receive bookmarks which list these events. Additional bookmarks can be obtained by emailing Abby Book at abook@messiah.edu. Please join us in assisting our students with their career development process by promoting these events.

Text alerts

For the safety of our students and employees, and in order to be compliant with federal law, The Clery Act, Messiah College’s method to notify students and employees of critical emergency situations is provided through the college’s Text Alert System. If you have not signed up for Text Alert, please do so today. The text alert sign-up is found on MCSquare in the “Need to Know” channel. If you have not loaded this Channel onto your MCSquare tab, please do so. Here are step-by-step instructions.

Ad Deum Dance Company presents “Moving Acts of Redemption” Sept. 14  and 15

Ad Deum Dance Company presents “Moving Acts of Redemption” Sept. 14 and 15 at 8 p.m., Climenhaga Building, Miller Theater. Founded by dancer and choreographer Randall Flinn, Ad Deum is comprised of over 25 professional dancers from across the world. Their mission is to create and perform moving works of dance that touch at the core of human existence, uplifting the soul and transforming the heart. Ad Deum has performed the works of major choreographers and has toured across the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Europe and Asia, with commissions by governments and embassies worldwide to perform for major and critical events. Their work has been featured in Dance Spirit and Dance magazine and many articles in renowned arts publications and journals. Sponsored by the School of the Arts Performing Arts Series Ticket prices are $20 for adults; $5 for Messiah College students (with ID) and youth (18 and under). To purchase, please contact the Messiah College Ticket Office at 717-691-6036 or online at messiah.edu/tickets.

CLASSIFIEDS

For sale

Ethan Allen solid cherry antique bedroom set for sale. Full bed with good condition mattress/boxspring, wide dresser/mirror and tall dresser. Matched desk available if desired. For pictures contact: Michelle at msanford@messiah.edu.

 

 

 

August 22

August 23rd, 2018 by kgarlinger@messiah.edu

One thing I ask from the LORD, this only do I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze on the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple.

Psalm: 27:4

NEWS

Dr. Robert Reyes, professor of human development and family science, recently co-authored a paper with David Dollahite and Loren Marks (Brigham Young University) entitled “Relationship with God and the Word: Faith among American Evangelical Christian Families” in the Journal of Marriage and Family Review.

Cindi Kerns and Rocky Allinger presented a poster session at CAST’s 4th Annual Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Symposium in Boston, Massachusetts this summer. Their poster, “Increasing Awareness of UDL at Messiah College,” is available for close inspection right outside their office doors on the first floor of Hoffman. They would be happy to engage with others on the topic.

MESSIAH 411

Mindful marketing tip: Did you know…

…That Messiah’s logo is available in black, blue or white only? To download the official logos, please go to:  www.messiah.edu/visualidentity and click on the Download Messiah College logos button on your left. Links to download the official logos in .pdf, .eps or .png file formats are at the top of the page. A word document template of the official college letterhead is also available here.

Employee permits

New employees – Please log into MCSquare, https://www.messiah.edu/mcsquare and click on “Employees.” Then in the Employee Quicklinks drop down box, choose “FalconPark,” click on “Employee Vehicle Registration (Web Form)” and fill in the requested information. (Please be sure that you continue until you reach a page which says, “Completed” and gives you a reference number.) Your parking permit will be sent to you through campus mail.

Previously registered employees – You do not need to re-register. Your current, orange parking permit is valid until August 30, 2019.

By September 3, all employees must park in their assigned employee lot, which is specified on your employee parking hangtag. If your lot is ever completely full, please call Dispatch at ext. 6005. Please refer all questions on existing and new employee parking permits to JoAnn Schaeffer at ext. 7147 or jschaeffer@messiah.edu.

Student permits

Incoming first-year/transfer students

Student parking permit pickup for incoming first-year and transfer students that have submitted all of their paperwork and received approval is in Brubaker Gymnasium on Move-In Day.

Returning students

Returning students may pick up their permits:

  • Saturday, Sept. 1 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. outside the Falcon Exchange, 2nd floor ECC
  • Sunday, Sept. 2 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., Brubaker Gymnasium, 1st floor ECC
  • Monday, Sept. 3 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. outside the Falcon Exchange, 2nd floor ECC.

Please refer all questions on student parking permits to the Falcon Exchange at ext. 7213 or falconexchange@messiah.edu.

New student orientation and Welcome Week begins Aug. 31

The Good Life is this year’s theme for Welcome Week 2018. Messiah College is excited to welcome our incoming first-year and transfer students as they begin their orientation on Friday, Aug. 31. You can visit www.messiah.edu/welcomeweek to see the full 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. 31. 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. 31 can be directed to the office of Student Involvement and Leadership Programs, ext. 5240 or silp@messiah.edu.

A Farewell to Arms, Sept. 16

The Mendelssohn Piano Trio in collaboration with the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet (CPYB) and Stuart Malina, artistic director of the Harrisburg Symphony, as well as clarinetist Christopher Grymes, will perform a special concert commemorating the centennial of the conclusion of World War I. The program features the sublime Nocturne by Franz Schubert for piano trio, and Olivier Messiaen’s monumental “Quartet for the End of Time” which will include “To the Eternity,” a touching pas de deux choreographed by Alan Hineline, director of artistic programming at CPYB. The event is Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. in Parmer Hall, located in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts.

Upperclass move-in change

We are looking forward to welcoming back to campus new and upperclass students. We are changing upperclass move in procedures on Sunday, Sept. 2 and want to make you aware in case you plan to be on campus that day.

  • Upperclass students moving onto campus on Sept. 2 can do so between the hours of 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. and will check-in at Eisenhower (not in residences) to pick up their key.
  • College Avenue will be one-way until 6 p.m. Sunday from the High Center (creek side) all the way to the stop sign by Smith Apartments so that students can unload curbside before parking.
  • There are no changes to Monday move-in.
  • Students arriving Monday, Sept. 3 can pick up their key from the Residence Life Office between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Residence Life is so appreciative of the many offices partnering with to make a smooth and welcoming experience for our residential students.

Employee choir at Community Day

The employee ‘OK Chorale’ will make a return to this year’s Community Day service, to be held on Tuesday, Aug. 28. We hope to once again share ‘Total Praise’ with the community, and will hold a brief rehearsal the Monday prior to Community Day (time and location TBD). No audition is necessary, and if you love to sing, we’d love to have you join us! To register your interest, ask any pertinent questions, and receive music in advance of the rehearsal, please email Douglas Curry at dcurry1@messiah.edu. Hope you can join us!

Welcoming international and multicultural students

The Intercultural Office will be welcoming incoming new international and multicultural students to campus this year in two overlapping orientations:

  • International Student Orientation will begin on Monday, Aug. 27 for incoming international, missionary and third culture students.
  • Multicultural Student Orientation will begin on Thursday, Aug. 30 for incoming domestic underrepresented students.

Research and best practice indicate that students thrive when they have a sense of belonging. Recognizing some of the unique challenges our underrepresented and international students face on a majority white campus, these orientations offer the opportunity for these students to begin to build connections with each other and foster a sense of belonging with our broader campus community prior to participating in Welcome Week activities on Friday. If you have questions about these orientations, please contact the Intercultural Office at Intercultural@messiah.edu or ext. 2131.

Web services open door hours on Wednesday, Aug. 29

Ramona from the web services team will be available on Wednesday, Aug. 29 from 3 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. in Boyer 337. She is available to answer your Jadu questions or help you strategize your next website project. No need to register; just stop by at any time.

Welcome Kathee Clark, associate registrar for undergraduate programs

The Registrar’s Office welcomes the new associate registrar for undergraduate programs, Kathee Clark. Kathee’s first day at Messiah was July 9. She replaces Carrie Widdowson who has moved to the position of Registrar. Kathee comes to Messiah with previous higher education experience as the director of student success, adjunct professor, and academic coordinator for the Worship and Performing Arts Department at Lancaster Bible College. Kathee’s office is located in Old Main Suite 3007.

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Job opportunities:

There is a current opening for a temporary executive assistant position beginning immediately through October of 2018 (could possibly run longer). Part-time work hours of 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. daily. Also, must be available to commit to working full-time hours of 7:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. during the dates of Sept. 27 – Oct. 8.  To apply, please see http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/13496. Job-related questions may be directed to Inger Blount, director of human resources, at iblount@messiah.edu.

For sale:

Scooter for Sale. 2008 Yamaha Vino 125cc scooter. This is a fun, zippy, retro-styled scooter in great condition. Approximately 3,260 miles. Brand new battery installed in July. Oil and filter change on Aug. 1 and passed state inspection this month. Asking $1,100. For photos, please visit: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3hcsjlsm73sjenx/AADyNSZLkcWqOiB97RFvg2aZa?dl=0 For more information contact Jonathan Bert at jbert@messiah.edu.

2002 Chevy Forest River Sunseeker RV. 22-foot Class C motorhome, 32000 miles, great condition. Please contact jmcgill@messiah.edu if interested.

Rustic kitchen island. Beautiful, custom-made kitchen island with two stools in very good condition, slight natural wear. Originally retailed at over $400. Asking $225. Dimensions of tabletop are 2′ x 4.5′. Pick up only. Contact Christy at chanson@messiah.edu.

Ikea Nyvoll King Bed Frame.$100. Black-brown, in excellent condition. Includes Sultan Luroy slatted bed base. (We are also disposing of the mattress, which is free for the taking.) https://bit.ly/2Lc02Ra Please contact lskulstad@messiah.edu.

Wood toys $10. Includes wood train set, cars, and truck with magnetic blocks. Very good condition (except one block has some crayon on it). https://bit.ly/2wdake1 Contact lskulstad@messiah.edu.

Janome Memory Craft 200E Embroidery Machine with over 100 patterns on flash drives, hoop, and instruction book. Like new and professionally serviced every year. Perfect for beginners or advanced embroiderers. Used value at $500-$550. Asking $350. Janome Horizon Memory Craft 8200QC Sewing Machine with extra-large extension table, sewing foot, instruction book, and instructional DVD. Like new and professionally serviced every year. Used value at $2000. Asking $1500.To see or try one or both machines, please contact Paula at ext. 7347 or pmaynard@messiah.edu

 

August 16, 2018

August 16th, 2018 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

 

NEWS

The National Association of Scientific Materials Managers (NAOSMM) recently awarded Steve Funck, Natural Sciences laboratory program manager, the Lamar Houston Service Award for long-term service towards the ideals of the organization both at Messiah College and to the larger community of laboratory and scientific materials managers as a whole. The award was given at their annual meeting, held this year on July 22-27, in Spokane, Washington. Both he and Sarah Crone, assistant laboratory program manager, attended this conference. Congratulations, Steve!

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Plan to attend Community Day on Aug. 28

All employees are encouraged to attend Community Day on Tuesday, Aug. 28 from 9-10:30 a.m. in the Calvin and Janet High Center for Worship and Performing Arts. This annual Messiah tradition serves as the ceremonial launch of the new academic year for employees with opportunities for corporate worship and fellowship, as well as the presentation of the president’s State of the College address. Refreshments will be available after the gathering from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in front of Climenhaga (rain location is Howe Atrium, Boyer Hall). All offices and departments (with the exception of Dispatch and the Early Learning Center) will close from 8:45-11:30 a.m. to allow employees to attend the gathering and reception. If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Cohen, executive assistant to the president, at mcohen@messiah.edu.

Employee choir at Community Day

The employee ‘OK Chorale’ will make a return to this year’s Community Day service, to be held on Tuesday, Aug. 28. We hope to once again share ‘Total Praise’ with the community, and will hold a brief rehearsal the Monday prior to Community Day (time and location TBD). No audition is necessary, and if you love to sing, we’d love to have you join us! To register your interest, ask any pertinent questions, and receive music in advance of the rehearsal, please email Douglas Curry at dcurry1@messiah.edu. Hope you can join us!

Welcoming international and multicultural students

The Intercultural Office will be welcoming incoming new international and multicultural students to campus this year in two overlapping orientations:

• International Student Orientation will begin on Monday, Aug. 27 for incoming international, missionary and third culture students.

• Multicultural Student Orientation will begin on Thursday, Aug. 30 for incoming domestic underrepresented students.

Research and best practice indicate that students thrive when they have a sense of belonging. Recognizing some of the unique challenges our underrepresented and international students face on a majority white campus, these orientations offer the opportunity for these students to begin to build connections with each other and foster a sense of belonging with our broader campus community prior to participating in Welcome Week activities on Friday. If you have questions about these orientations, please contact the Intercultural Office at Intercultural@messiah.edu or ext. 2131.

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Job opportunities

Dining Services has an opening for a full time cook II, p.m. For additional information and to apply, please visit: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/13460. Job-related questions may be directed to Mark Wirtz, director of dining services, at mwirtz@messiah.edu.

Dining Services has an opening for a full-time production assistant. For additional information and to apply, please visit: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/13458. Job-related questions may be directed to Mark Wirtz, director of dining services, at mwirtz@messiah.edu.

For sale

Scooter for Sale. 2008 Yamaha Vino 125cc scooter. This is a fun, zippy, retro-styled scooter in great condition. Approximately 3,260 miles. Brand new battery installed in July. Oil and filter change on Aug. 1 and passed state inspection this month. Asking $1,100. For photos, please visit: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/3hcsjlsm73sjenx/AADyNSZLkcWqOiB97RFvg2aZa?dl=0 For more information contact Jonathan Bert at jbert@messiah.edu.

Moving sale: Large dining room table, 60″ light wood table with three 18″ leaves extends to 114″ with 8 chairs. Asking $400. Also for sale: a wheelbarrow, weed wacker, chemical lawn sprayer, 2 recliner/chairs and computer desk. If interested please contact dchopka08@comcast.net

2002 Chevy Forest River Sunseeker RV. 22-foot Class C motorhome, 32000 miles, great condition. Please contact jmcgill@messiah.edu if interested.

Outside organizations

Help wanted—small, owner-operated construction business seeking full-time employee. Construction experience is preferred but not necessary; will train. Competitive wage; no weekend hours. Call 717-796-7711 or email cgross@messiah.edu for more details.