A passion for science and a heart for patient care help alum excel in medical school

971916_804256486944_1780301964_n“As I completed high school and started college, I realized that there is no connection as intimate and life-changing as one can have with another human being,” reflects Naomi (DeYoung) Wiens ’10 on her decision to become a physician. “I loved building a foundation in science, physiology, anatomy and chemistry in college, and I was hard pressed to see myself feeling fulfilled in any other field.” Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2010, Alumni, Biology, Majors & Minors, Scholarship, Study Abroad | Comments Off

Posted on May 20th, 2014

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 on August 13th, 2008

Optimistic optometrist born from service-learning opportunity

Sarah Nowicki ’10
Biology major
Hometown: Middletown, New York

Sarah Nowicki ’10 had a less than thrilling day performing auto refractions (computer analyses of eyesight) while on a service-learning trip to Knoxville, Tennessee. The biology major hoped the experience with the Remote Area Medical team (RAM) would help her decide on a major—a personal dilemma which she believed had reached crisis proportions.

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Posted on July 7th, 2008

Jersey boy’s first impression of Messiah is a keeper

ben-stolz.jpgBen Stolz 10
Philosophy and Biblical & Religious Studies double major
Hometown: West Orange, NJ

Ben Stolz ′10 wanted to learn about faith through the lens of Christian educators but didn’t want to live in a “Christian bubble.” Diversity, an urban setting, an academic challenge, and accessible faculty were also at the top of his list. Would Messiah College fit the bill?

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Posted on May 7th, 2008


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