June 11, 2015

 

Honor your father and mother, so that you may live long in the land the LORD your God is giving you.

Exodus 20:12 (NIV)

NEWS

Congratulations to Sam Wilcock, associate professor of mathematics and statistics and chair of the Department of Mathematics, Physics and Statistics, and his wife, Joy, as they welcome their newest addition to the family. Prisca Jane was born May 26, weighing 8 lbs. 8 oz. She joins siblings Abigail, Jaden, Naomi and Solomon.  Blessings to the Wilcock family!

MESSIAH 411

DISSECTION CLASSES AND FAMILY PROGRAMS  AT THE OAKES MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY

This summer, The Oakes Museum is offering dissection classes for middle and high school students, as well as special family programming. Please visit our website for more information, or contact Helena Cicero at hcicero@messiah.edu.

ANCESTRY.COM LIBRARY EDITION WORKSHOP

Due to the large demand, the library is offering another Ancestry.com workshop, sponsored by Murray Library. You are welcome to attend. See the database description at the bottom of this announcement.

The library subscribes to the library edition of Ancestry.com. It is accessible to Messiah employees and students, on or off campus.

We will introduce the main search features and contents. Following that the introduction, you will have time to begin searching for your own ancestors!

Workshop Details:

Date: Tuesday, June 16

Time: noon-1 p.m.

Place: Boyer 337 (computer lab)

Contact Beth Mark at bmark@messiah.edu if you would like to attend.

Fast facts about Ancestry.com library edition:

  • Access a vast collection of U.S. and international documents online
  • Images of original documents
  • Includes narratives, oral histories, indexes and abstracts to other resources
  • You can search over 30,000 Ancestry.com record collections and 11 billion records
  • Record collections span the 1500s–2000s

FARM-FRESH RECIPES AVAILABLE IN THE SPRING ISSUE OF THE BRIDGE

Looking for some farm-fresh recipes? Make sure you read the farm-to-table feature “Cultivating Community” by Erin Bray ’10 in the Spring 2015 issue of The Bridge. We take an inside look at how the food we eat gets to our table.

Please be sure to view the magazine in its entirety June 15 at:http://www.messiah.edu/info/20116/alumni_magazine?ap7493

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

ERGONOMICS

June is National Safety Month. The safety topic for week #3 is ergonomics. Ergonomics is defined as the study of how a workplace and the equipment used there can best be designed for comfort, efficiency, safety and productivity. Here are some tips for office ergonomics.

PAST YEARBOOK AVAILABILTY

The Pulse Media Hub is clearing out its inventory of yearbooks from storage. If you are interested in a free copy of a yearbook from one or more of the following years, please contact Madeline Crocenzi, the Pulse summer manager, at mc1396@messiah.edu to arrange pickup in the next 2 weeks between 9 a.m.-5p.m., Monday-Friday. Quantities vary between years. Years available are as follow: Classes of 1991, 92, 96, 97, 99, 2001, 03, 05, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, and 13. There are also select issues of the bi-monthly Swinging Bridge newspaper dated between Feb. 27, 2012 and May 1, 2014 if you are interested in any of those as well.

HUMAN RESOURCES IS ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Did you know Messiah College Human Resources is on social media? Follow us for employee testimonials, photos of employees at work and HR sponsored events, job announcements, benefits information and much more! You’ll find us at the following locations:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MessiahCollegeHumanResources

Twitter: https://twitter.com/MessiahHR

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/messiahcollegehumanresources

OUTSIDE ORGANIZATIONS

THE HOSTA HIDEAWAY NURSERY AND GARDENS IS OPEN FOR THE SEASON

The Hosta Hideaway specializes in shade and part shade garden plants. Several events are planned including a talk by David Foster, professor of biology and environmental science on June 11, and George Weigel, garden columnist for The Patriot-News on June 25. Please see their 2015 flyer for more information http://thehostahideaway.com/

CLASSIFIEDS 

FOR SALE:

Parabody 220 Gym System. Sleek design, fits conveniently into a 6′ x 4′ space, offers a variety of effective total body workout. The gym offers two unique seated rowing exercises as well – using an overhand or underhand grip – the comfortably add rear deltoid, upper and lower back movements for ideal muscular balance with the chest exercises. An ankle strap adds hip abduction, adduction and extension exercises.  Asking $400.00. Contact Susan at ext. 6780 or 717-350-5039.

2003 Heritage Softail 100th Anniversary Edition Harley Davidson. Sadly, we need to sell our beautiful Harley Davidson. It has less than 16,000 miles on it and has always been garaged. It is loaded with a lot of extra chrome that has been added on through the years keeping with the 100th anniversary edition. If you would like to see pictures of it or would like to schedule a time to see it, please contact Sally Richardson at srichardson@messiah.edu. $12,000 firm.

FOR RENT:

House for rent/sale. John Markovich, former lecturer in Spanish, now lives in Mexico. He and his wife, Joan, are interested in selling or renting their house at 726 West South Street, Carlise. It is a very nice neighborhood. If you are interested, please contact them by email at jsmarkovich@aol.com or 717-798-8060.

Two bedroom apartment available July 1, 2717 Mill Road, Grantham.  $800/month, includes water.  Contact Nevin Engle at 766-8072 or Shirley Groff at 796-1800, ext. 2025 or groff@messiah.edu.

WANTED:

Roommate. Tesfayohanes Yacob, a new faculty member, is looking for someone to share a two-bedroom apartment (935 sq. ft.) at Wesley Park Town Houses (http://wesleypark.rentpmi.com/).  It is right by a tennis court and baseball park, and within walking distance to stores, restaurants and coffee shops. We will share a bathroom. The bedroom available is 9′ by 13.3′. The apartment has an oven, dishwasher, refrigerator, as well as a washer and dryer. $480 + utilities/per month and is available starting July 1.  Please contact Tesfa at tesfayohannes.yacob@colorado.edu or tyacob@messiah.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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