Alumna finds faith, ministry on the river


Margeaux Monsour ’09
Family and Consumer Science Education Alum
Pittsburgh, PA

Margeaux explains how Messiah prepared her for this adventure (1:25 Windows video).

When most people think of rest and relaxation, they conjure up images of a warm, sunny beach or a lazy weekend, curled up in a hammock with a favorite book. Not Margeaux Monsour ’09. After graduation, the family and consumer science education major decided to “take a breather” by going through the rigorous training necessary to teach whitewater rafting, one of the most dangerous and difficult outdoor programs available. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2009, About Leadership, Family Science | 3 Comments »

Posted on April 9th, 2010


Student athlete faces challenges with rigor


Stevie Baum ’11

Human Development and Family Sciences major
Hometown: York, Pennsylvania

As a person living with cerebral palsy, track student/athlete Stevie Baum ’11 seems to welcome challenge. From continually exceeding her personal best on 800-meter races, to helping disabled and elderly Africans gain access to water and sanitation facilities, Stevie has made her Messiah experience her own.

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Posted in 2011, Collaboratory, Family Science, Human Development, Service and Learning, Study Abroad | 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


Coup d’etat to classrooms and conferences — a wild ride

jessica-debrah.jpgJessica Debrah 08
Human Development and Family Science major
Homeland: USA and Africa

Networking at professional conferences, using classroom-inspired practices in real world situations, and interacting with professors, suggest reasons why one international student is fully prepared for an exciting future in human rights and global community development.

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Posted in 2008, About Reconciliation, Family Science, Human Development, Intl' Students | Comments Off

Posted on April 20th, 2008


   

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