For the love of the game

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Silalei (Shani) Owuor ’09
Human Resource Management
Nairobi, Kenya

What does it take to be a professional athlete?

Silalei (Shani) Owuor ’09 is learning that like any other professional pursuit, it takes time, commitment and hard work. However, for Owuor, not only is she pursuing a sport she is passionate about, she is making a name for the sport and its popularity across Kenya as captain of the Kenyan Women’s National Basketball Team. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2009, Alumni, Athletics, Business, Intl' Students, Majors & Minors | Comments Off

Posted on October 4th, 2013


Business admin alum recruits for the Red Sox

Mike Danubio Storylink Mike Danubio ’95

Director of Human Resources for the Boston Red Sox

Boston, Mass.

If someone told Mike Danubio ’95 when he was in college that he would be the director of human resources for the Boston Red Sox, he would not have believed it. But with a Messiah business degree in hand and a passion for human resources and talent acquisition, that is exactly where he is today—playing a key leadership role in the hiring, employee training and employee relations for the front office operations of the team in Boston, Mass.   Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 1995, Accounting, Alumni, Business | 1 Comment »

Posted on December 5th, 2012


International Student Takes a Leap of Faith and Finds a Second Home in Grantham


Dori Gyori ’13

International Business

Biatorbagy, Hungary

(Watch highlights from Gyori’s career-high 26 point game against Alvernia, courtesy of GoMessiah.com athletics website.)

Like any international student who attends college thousands of miles away from family and the familiar, Messiah College junior and international business major Dorottya “Dori” Gyori ’13 defines home differently.

Born in Biatorbagy, Hungary, in 1990, Gyori discovered a second home in Grantham in 2008 when she accepted a freshman spot on the Messiah Falcons’ women’s basketball team.  A 6’2 highly-recruited forward during her senior year at Mechanicsburg Area High School in Mechanicsburg, Pa., Gyori had earned significant attention from Division 1 athletic programs across the U.S. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2013, Athletics, Business, Intl' Development, Intl' Students, Majors & Minors, Study Abroad | 4 Comments »

Posted on February 9th, 2012


Messiah Alumnus Transforms Cancer into Ministry

Peter Scalzo ’84

Attorney and Partner at Gager, Emerson, Rickart, Bower and Scalzo, LLC

Brookfield, Conn.

Faith and intellect. Discipline and imagination. Humility and aspiration. Students at Messiah College are regularly challenged to explore how two seemingly opposing entities can coexist and forge even greater strength when merged.

Peter Scalzo ’84, a business administration major and bible minor, can add two more:
Cancer and joy.   Suffering and purpose.
Since his cancer diagnosis in 2005, the 49-year-old alumnus has seen God use a six-year battle with cancer to not only solidify his faith, but to open new doors of ministry and service to individuals whose lives also have been similarly turned upside down by the disease.

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Posted in 1984, About Leadership, About Service, Biblical Studies, Business, Leadership, Majors & Minors | 5 Comments »

Posted on June 24th, 2011


Messiah Student-Athlete Lends Discouraged Professor a Key Assist

Geoff Pezon’11

Terry Earhart, professor of business and management

Watch Geoff’s game-winning kick against Lynchburg

Like concentric circles in a stirred pond, a single gesture of gracious generosity affects multiple lives in its wake. One such selfless act involving soccer, suffering and an unexpected gift recently rippled through the Messiah College community, as a tangible display of servant leadership.

Just a few weeks after Messiah senior Geoff Pezon ’11 scored the winning goal in the 2010 NCAA Division III men’s soccer championship game, he offered a key assist to a seriously ill Messiah professor. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2011, About Leadership, About Service, Athletics, Business, Engineering, Faculty | 11 Comments »

Posted on February 21st, 2011


Messiah College professor reacts during a crisis

Michael Zigarelli

Chair, Department of Management & Business; Associate Professor of Management

Hershey, Pa.


A 2009 Messiah College Preview Day, held to give prospective students and their parents an in-depth view of the school, became much more to Michael Zigarelli, chair of Messiah’s Department of Management and Business. For him, it was also a firsthand chance to see God at work. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in Business, Faculty, Majors & Minors | 3 Comments »

Posted on November 12th, 2010


Ministry comes in many forms

Todd and PatrickPatrick Wolfkill ′89 and Todd Suessmuth ′90
Marketing and Business Administration majors respectively

It’s game time at Messiah College. Soccer fans eagerly seek bleacher seats in anticipation of what most believe will be game of the century-the NCAA tournament’s Final Four. Shoemaker Field, home to the College’s six-time national soccer champions, abounds with nervous anticipation … and the alluring smell of the infamous, grilled “cheesy dogs.” Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 1989, 1990, 1993, About Service, Alumni, Athletics, Business, Giving Back, Marketing | 10 Comments »

Posted on February 5th, 2009


Eclectic student brings talents and dedication to campus

quinn-dillon-5-for-storylink.jpgQuinn Dillon 11
Business administration major with a concentration in leadership
Hometown: Exeter, Maine

All things lead to Messiah College for the eclectic Quinn Dillon ′11. A former potato picker, golf supply salesman, and farmer, the unabashed Quinn has accepted virtually any job that brought him closer to his educational and professional goals. Along the way, he has welcomed the hard work, and kept it fun.

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Posted in 2011, Arts, Business, Leadership | Comments Off

Posted on May 19th, 2008


   

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