Alumna’s photo inspiration for Jamie Foxx short film

Grace Lankford StoryLinkGrace Lankford ’11
Health and Exercise Science alum
Hummelstown, Pa.

Featured on the cover of the summer 2011 issue of The Bridge, health and exercise science alum Grace Lankford ’11 continues to pursue her love of photography in addition to her job as a wellness instructor.

Though she focused her major course work in the sciences, Lankford broadened her horizons by taking many art electives during her time at Messiah. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2011, Alumni, Exercise Science, Majors & Minors, Studio Art | 2 Comments »

Posted on February 1st, 2013


One Last Spring Break: Student Opts for Service instead of the beach

Steve Frankenfield ’11

Adventure Education

Hilltown, Pa.

For his final spring break, Steve Frankenfield ’11 journeyed to the rugged Cumberland Valley of Tennessee.

Again.

For three out of four spring breaks of his Messiah College career, the 22-year-old adventure education major has participated in the Agapé Center’s service trip to Mountain T.O.P. (Tennessee Outreach Project), an interdenominational nonprofit ministry that serves impoverished rural families in the scenic—yet isolated—Cumberland Valley.

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Posted in 2011, About Leadership, About Service, Adventure Education, Agape Center, Majors & Minors, Service and Learning | Comments Off

Posted on May 13th, 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


Great expectations: transfer student anticipates success at Messiah College

scott_hoeckele-for-webScott Hoeckele ′11
Biochemistry major
Langhorne, Pennsylvania

Welcome to the world of a transfer student. Unlike traditional first-year students, transfers come to Messiah College with at least a year of college experience under their belts.  They have an inkling of what to expect.  Yet, they’re not like sophomores either.  Transfers don’t know anyone, haven’t established themselves in clubs and student organizations, and are unfamiliar with the territory.  “It’s like being new and not new at the same time,” says Scott Hoeckele ’11, a pre-med transfer student who gave up a free ride at a college closer to home to get into Messiah’s highly regarded science program (see sidebar). Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2011, Biochemistry, Transfer Students | 3 Comments »

Posted on June 24th, 2009


Always time for service

Jennifer Esbenshade ′11
Chemistry and Math double major
Hometown: Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania

When Jennifer, a double chemistry and mathematics major, isn’t hitting the books, leading an organic chemistry supplemental instruction session, setting up physics labs, working on a water filtration project through the Collaboratory, or even conducting nanotechnology research for the U.S. Department of Energy, she’s among friends—the canine kind—in Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2011, About Service, Chemistry, Collaboratory, Giving Back, Honors Program, Internships, Mathematics, Service and Learning | Comments Off

Posted on November 11th, 2008


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


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 on May 19th, 2008


   

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