Chinese program helps student advance study

Keterly Styer
Keterly Steyer ’15 is from Brazil, grew up in Chicago, and spent 3.5 years in Shanghai before moving to Buffalo, N.Y., for her final years of high school.

Steyer is bilingual, learning both English and Portuguese as a child, and when her family moved to Shanghai for her dad’s job in 2005, she quickly had to pick up the basics of the Chinese language too. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Chinese, Class of 2015, Nursing, Study Abroad | 1 Comment »

Posted on April 14th, 2014

Shooting for success

hess_nicky_hsNicky Hess ’13
Marietta, Pa.

Recent grad Nicky Hess ’13 knows the importance of managing her time. After all, she spent her entire college career carefully balancing her two passions: nursing and basketball.

In addition to her role as starting point-guard for the Messiah College women’s basketball team, who made it to the third round of the NCAA tournament this season, Hess managed a full course load as a nursing student—complete with clinical practice, site visits and time-intensive labs. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2013, Majors & Minors, Nursing | 1 Comment »

Posted on May 24th, 2013

Alumni couple creates mobile business with Lancaster Cupcake

Jeff ’08 and Emily (Barcklow) Mitchell ’08
Owners of
Lancaster Cupcake
Lancaster, Pa.

What did one alumna do while waiting for her nursing license to transfer from one state to another? She baked. Then she started a cupcake business with her husband, which led to an appearance on the Food Network’s hit television show “Cupcake Wars.”

That’s exactly how it happened for Emily (Barcklow) ’08 and Jeff Mitchell ’08, owners of Lancaster Cupcake, a mobile bakery in Lancaster, Pa. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2008, Alumni, Majors & Minors, Nursing, Sport Management | 3 Comments »

Posted on January 8th, 2013

At the Crossroads: Starting the First Year of Messiah College

Lindsay Koach ’15

Peggy Koach
Editorial Assistant

Elizabethtown, Pa.

Each August, familiar hello-goodbye scenes unfold across the Messiah College campus on Move-In Day.  For students, the next four years will include new experiences, friendships and paths toward adulthood.  Parents, too, find themselves standing at the crossroads of beginnings and endings during this time.

First-year nursing student Lindsay Koach ’15 and her mom Peggy, the editorial assistant in the Office of Marketing and Public Relations, recently sat down at The Falcon to discuss this transition that a family experiences as a student leaves home for college.
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Posted in Class of 2015, Honors Program, Majors & Minors, Nursing, Study Abroad | 2 Comments »

Posted on December 9th, 2011


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