Teaming up in television- alum leads broadcast operations for local station

Keith Blaisdell, Director of Broadcasting Operations for abc27.Keith Blaisdell ‘82
Communication
Harrisburg, Pa.

On any given day, you can find Keith Blaisdell ’82 bustling around the WHTM-TV (abc27, a local abc affiliate station) studio in Harrisburg, Pa., doing everything from finding new on-air talent, to researching and purchasing equipment, to making sure reporters’ microphones work for their live shots. Those are just a few of the many things that Blaisdell gives oversight to as the director of broadcast operations for the station. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 1982, About Leadership, Alumni, Broadcasting, Communication, Humanities, Majors & Minors | 2 Comments »

Posted on January 13th, 2014


Alum named new program assistant for the Middle East Studies Program

sari1Sari Heidenreich ’12
Journalism
Jerusalem, Israel

Over the past year, journalism alumna Sari Heidenreich ’12 became very familiar with asking the right questions. After all, as senior social media producer for WHTM-TV (abc27) in Harrisburg, Pa., Heidenreich was responsible for reporting breaking news at a moment’s notice and keeping online information accurate, concise and relevant.

It’s no surprise then, that when Heidenreich heard about a job opening with Best Semester’s Middle East Studies Program (MESP), a program in which she participated in during her junior year at Messiah, she started questioning if it was the right opportunity for her. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2012, Humanities, Journalism, Majors & Minors, Study Abroad | Comments Off

Posted on August 12th, 2013


Philosophy, biochemistry alum serves as cardiology fellow

AlumniProfileDriverpic--asKevin Driver ’03
Philosophy/Biochemistry
Charlottesville, Va.

Coming to Messiah College as a first-year student, Kevin Driver ’03 knew he wanted to pursue a career in medicine, so he declared a major in biochemistry. He had many family members and friends that served as mentors and helped him find his passion for medicine. What he didn’t know, however, was that he would spend as much time buried in books about metaphysics and epistemology as he would in the lab. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2003, Alumni, Biochemistry, Honors Program, Humanities, Majors & Minors, Philosophy | Comments Off

Posted on July 11th, 2013


Student captures magic of the silver screen in short film “Palace”

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Rolando Vega
Bridgewater, N.J.
Film and Media Arts

Combining his creative spirit, passion for technology and love of film, Rolando Vega ’13 created a professional-quality short film for his senior honors project that culminated his academic experience at Messiah and prepared him for a future career in film. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2013, Arts, Communication, Film and Media Arts, Humanities, Majors & Minors, Philadelphia Campus, Scholarship | 1 Comment »

Posted on April 5th, 2013


Is America truly a Christian nation?

Richard Hughes
Distinguished professor of religion and senior fellow, Ernest L. Boyer Center
Messiah College

Is America a Christian nation? Not likely, according to Richard Hughes, distinguished professor of religion and senior fellow of the Ernest L. Boyer Center at Messiah College. Listen to excerpts of Hughes’ new book, “Christian America and the Kingdom of God,“ to draw your own conclusions. 
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Posted in Christian Ministries, Ernest L. Boyer Center, Faculty, Humanities, Majors & Minors, Politics, Religious Studies, Scholarship | 8 Comments »

Posted on April 3rd, 2009


   

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