Student researches pancreatitis at Hershey Medical Center

02-07-Michael-5-Melissa-HessA biopsychology major, Michael Skolka ’14 wants to influence science and human health care through medical research. For the summer of 2013, he garnered one of the 24 spots in the undergraduate research fellows program through the American Physiological Society, which allowed him to research pancreatitis at Penn State Hershey Medical Center with Alberto Travagli, professor of neural and behavioral sciences at Penn State. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on March 17th, 2014

Scholar, educator, social worker and program manager—all as a college senior

kaity zookKaitlyn Zook ‘14
Social Work
Manheim, Pa.

In case life as a college senior isn’t busy enough with finishing classes, completing internships and preparing for graduation, social work major Kaitlyn Zook takes a busy schedule one step further and also works as a project manager leading Project Ubuntu for the humanitarian nonprofit 2 Seconds or Less.

Zook first heard of the organization during a semester in Philadelphia. After longing to get involved with an organization she felt really met the claims they were making, Zook was eager to see how she could help. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in About Service, Class of 2014, Majors & Minors, Social Work | 1 Comment »

Posted on February 17th, 2014

Messiah Student “Both Giving and Getting Hope”

Hope Johnson ’14


Mechanicsburg, Pa.

When Hope Johnson receives her undergraduate degree in English from Messiah College (currently anticipated to occur in 2014), that moment will serve not only as a personal and academic milestone for her, but for the college as well.

Because when she graduates, she will earn the distinction of being the first nonverbal, nonambulatory graduate of Messiah College. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Class of 2014, Disability, English, Faculty, Majors & Minors | 5 Comments »

Posted on January 11th, 2011


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