Alum uses microfinance to battle poverty

Peter Greer ′97
International Business major
Currently, President of HOPE International, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

As president of HOPE International (Lancaster, Pa.), Peter Greer ’97 reaches some of the most desperate people of the world, not only with opportunity but also with the good news of Jesus Christ.

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Posted in 1997, About Leadership, About Service, Alumni, Giving Back, Grad School Bound, Intl' Business | 4 Comments »

Posted on September 2nd, 2008

Math major combines education with a moral purpose

Brittany Williams ’09
Mathematics major with Teaching Certification
Hometown: H
udson, Ohio

Co-authoring a Braille-inscribed book for disabled children in West Africa is one way this Messiah College mathematics major is stretching herself beyond the classroom.   

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Posted in 2009, About Service, Collaboratory, Giving Back, Mathematics, Service and Learning, Study Abroad | Comments Off

Posted on August 12th, 2008

Optimistic optometrist born from service-learning opportunity

Sarah Nowicki ’10
Biology major
Hometown: Middletown, New York

Sarah Nowicki ’10 had a less than thrilling day performing auto refractions (computer analyses of eyesight) while on a service-learning trip to Knoxville, Tennessee. The biology major hoped the experience with the Remote Area Medical team (RAM) would help her decide on a major—a personal dilemma which she believed had reached crisis proportions.

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Posted in 2010, About Service, Biology, Service and Learning | Comments Off

Posted on July 7th, 2008

Building a new university in Africa – brick by brick

tabita-presentation.jpgTabita Vacareanu 09
Human Development and Family Sciences major

Homeland: Lasi, Romania

As a founding member of Friends of Du Bois University of Africa (named after the 20th century civil rights activist W.E.B. Du Bois), Tabita Vacareanu ′09 and fellow Messiah students share their testimonies with churches and communities willing to listen to how God provided education for them through the generosity of others.

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Posted in 2009, About Leadership, About Service, Family Science, Giving Back, Human Development, Intl' Students, Service and Learning, Spanish | 1 Comment »

Posted on May 28th, 2008

Alum builds bridges between believers and public sector

amy-web3.jpgAmy Sherman 87
Political Science major
Hometown: Buffalo, New York

From the halls of power in Washington D.C. to international centers of urban poverty, this Messiah alum expertly blends education, experience, and Christian faith to bridge the gap between public sector groups and faith-based organizations.

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Posted in About Leadership, About Service, Alumni, Grad School Bound, Politics | 1 Comment »

Posted on April 23rd, 2008


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