Archive for 2018

September 20

Thursday, September 20th, 2018


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 


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.


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 ( 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 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 ( 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 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 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

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:


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 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,

Bar stoolsOne set. $30. For more information contact Holly Myers at

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

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