Archive for 2018

June 21, 2018

Thursday, June 21st, 2018


But those who hope in the Lord

    will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles;     

they will run and not grow weary,     

they will walk and not be faint.

Isaiah 40:31


Please come and help celebrate Nu Ha-Dao’s 17 years of service to the College as she prepares to retire. Nu has worked in the Campus Events Departments on the third shift in Old Main, library and ECC over the 17-year span. She has always greeted students, employees and guests of the college with a smile and will be missed. The reception will be on Tuesday, June 26, 8 – 9:30 p.m. in the Private Dining Room (PDR) in Eisenhower. We hope to see you there!

A Collaboratory team returned on June 9 from Kenya. Two project teams, Rapid Orthotics for CURE Kenya (ROCK) and the Cunningham Clubfoot Brace team, worked with CURE International. ROCK updated 3D printing software, printed a prosthetic, and trained several local orthopedic technicians who will “print” custom prosthetics. The Cunningham Clubfoot Brace team updated the partner on a lower cost material for the brace and potential new manufacturing process. Tim Howell (Engr) led the team, which included engineering students Erik Dyrli, Thomas Pond, Katherine Prelog, Jared Rider, Emily Tinguely, Emma Vogan and Daniel Yeisley. Team’s blog:

A Collaboratory team returned on June 16 from Kenya. The Solar PV team installed a solar power system at the Living Love Ministries orphanage. Randy Fish (Engr) and Dereck Plante (Collab) advised the team, which included engineering students Steven Carpenter, Zachary Engle, Jessica Kline, Matthew Laven, David Moretz, Joshua Patterson and Trey Witmer. Team’s blog:


Mindful marketing tips: Did you know…

That you can download official, branded Powerpoint presentations? Please go to and click on the logo button that corresponds to the school you’d like or download the overall Messiah College template. Logos on the template could be used on the opening or closing slide but there’s no need to use them on every slide of your presentation.


For sale:

Golf clubs. Complete set of Square Two clubs. Metal driver (1, 3, 5), irons (3 through 9), wedge (10), sand wedge (11) and a putter. Also included: Palmer Prolite bag and ProTrolley P660 hand cart. Asking $200. Contact Les Weiand, or ext. 2901.

Conveniently located property near College — 9 Summit Dr., Dillsburg, PA. Currently, it is a two-unit rental property that contains 1,548 sq. ft. and has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Asking price is $150,000. For more information, please contact Bob Brown at ext. 2260.

Youth Broyhill Furniture. Girl’s Youth Broyhill dresser and desk set with lighted hutch for sale. Dresser measures 50″w x 30″h x 18″d. Desk with hutch measures 42″w x 78″h x 18″d. Excellent condition. For more information, please contact Heather at

Wooden patio furniture. Table plus four chairs, $75. Contact Niklas Hellgren at

Wooden sofa set. One and two seats includes cushions, $50. Contact Niklas Hellgren at

Girls bike. Schwinn 20” 7-speed girls bike $30. Contact Niklas Hellgren at or


Chinchilla (or small rodent) cage and supplies available for free to a person who will use them. Supplies include

chinchilla food, wood chews, a few toys, and dust bath materials. Contact Bryce Watkins at if interested.

Office supplies. The Intercultural office has a supply of 3 ring binders (several sizes and colors), hanging folders, and empty CD cases. Please stop by the office to help yourself to free items. 


Adoption Benefit Concert

You are invited to enjoy “An evening with the Cohens & Friends”, an adoption benefit concert for Melissa and Paul Cohen. The concert will be held at Grantham Church on Saturday, June 23 at 7 p.m. and will include a variety of musical styles including: classical, bluegrass, folk and rock. Admission is free. Contact or visit for more information.

Housing and mentorship opportunities

Do you know a recent graduate who will be relocation to the Mechanicsburg area this fall for work or grad school? Pillar House, a housing and mentorship program for young adults, is current accepting applications for 2018-2019. For more information about becoming a resident or mentor, contact Cindy Agoncillo ( or visit