‘God story’ inspires alum to pen children’s book

Lisa (Zaleta) Williams ’91
Author and Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Smyrna, De.

Lisa (Zaleta) Williams ’91 has always enjoyed working with children. As a mother of three and a licensed clinical social worker who works with middle school students, she is improving the lives of children and teens every day.

In addition to her social work job, Williams—who graduated from Messiah with a degree in Spanish before pursuing her master’s degree in social work from Temple University—also enjoys writing psycho-educational and advocacy pieces on mental health issues for Hispanic newspapers. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 1991, Alumni, Majors & Minors, Social Work, Spanish | Comments Off

Posted on December 18th, 2012

Student helps shape sustainability on campus and beyond

Joshua Stone ’10
Biology and Spanish double major
Hometown: Royal Oak, MD

Joshua Stone ’10, one of only 1,100 citizens since 1914 to receive the William T. Hornaday Silver Medal for distinguished service in conservation, chose Messiah College for its high-level of student-faculty interaction, its renowned globally focused research, and its commitment to environmental stewardship.

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Posted in 2010, Biology, Go Green!, Spanish, Study Abroad | Comments Off

Posted on August 13th, 2008

Faculty-student bond transcends generations

Nicolas Hernandez ’09
Economics major
Hometown: Bogotá, Colombia

Nicolas Hernandez ’09 is a living testament to the enduring faculty-student bonds developed at Messiah College and how those relationships can span generations.

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Posted in 2009, Faculty, Internships, Intl' Students, Spanish | 2 Comments »

Posted on July 8th, 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

Dancer takes leap of faith and graduates magna cum laude

anne-marie-for-web.jpgAnne-Marie Robinson 08
English and Spanish double major
Hometown: Roanoke, Virginia

Part of Anne-Marie’s hesitation about Messiah College stemmed from her preconceptions about what a small Christian college might be like—but those notions quickly vanished.

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Posted in 2008, Arts, English, Grad School Bound, Honors Program, Spanish | 2 Comments »

Posted on April 20th, 2008


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