Archive for 2019


Thursday, August 1st, 2019

For the LORD is good; His lovingkindness is everlasting And His faithfulness to all generations.

Psalm: 100:5


Guests on Campus

The Office of Conference and Event Services is pleased to welcome the following groups to campus over the next week:

  • Girls Soccer Team Camp – Aug. 1-3
  • Falcon Friday Admissions Event – Aug. 2
  • Chinese Community Church Retreat – Aug. 2-4
  • NCAA Volleyball Clinic – Aug. 3
  • Boys Volleyball Camp – Aug. 4-7
  • Girls Soccer Residential Camp – Aug. 4-7
  • Transition Advisors Tax Seminar – Aug. 6 and 8

If you see our guests on campus, please extend a warm welcome to Messiah College!

Aug. 2: final Falcon Friday with early closure

Thank you to all staff and faculty who have contributed to the success of this summer’s Falcon Fridays! The Admissions team is deeply appreciative of your service and flexibility as we pilot this program. We are expecting over 111 prospective students to join us this Friday for a total of at least 326 guests. If you are on campus, please give these families a warm, Messiah welcome! Also, please be aware, both the Admissions and Financial Aid offices will be closing at 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 2 following the completion of our final Falcon Friday of the summer.

Please welcome Deb Hartranft, our new graphic designer

The Office of Marketing and Communications is pleased to announce the addition of Deb Hartranft to our team in her role as our new full-time graphic designer. Deb comes to us from Think Baseline, a branding and design agency, in Frederick, Maryland. She’s a 2016 graduate of Susquehanna University where she was also a student designer in the university communications office. Please join our office in welcoming Deb to Messiah College.


Job opportunities

The Admissions Office has an opening for a full time admissions counselor, coordinator of latino student recruitment. For more information and to apply, please visit: Job related questions may be directed to Dana Britton, director of admissions, at

The Department of Facility Services has an opening for a full time campus events worker, residence hall. For additional information and to apply, please visit: Job-related questions may be directed to Laura Price, events/staff coordinator, at

For sale

Discounted Hersheypark tickets. Limited supply – Hersheypark tickets valid through Sept. 29. Cost $35.50. Contact Michelle Shellenberger at ext. 5252 or

2005 Volvo S40.Great first car! Automatic transmission, leather interior and moon roof. Runs well. Headliner is tacked and could be replaced. A/C needs recharged. Blue book Fair value listed as $2757. Asking $2550 or best offer. Contact Michelle Shellenberger for questions or more photos at ext. 5252 or

Pier 1 tufted, jute and wool area rug, 6′ x 9′. Asking $85. Good condition, worn in some spots. Retailed for $200. Email Ramona at