A teacher by day, a weaver by night

Alum weaves stories with vivid textile arts

Amber (Sollenberger) Kane ’07
Artist and art teacher
Mechanicsburg, Pa.

Much like the intricate scarves she weaves on her loom, art education graduate Amber (Sollenberger) Kane ’07 follows her own pattern as an artist. What began as an elective weaving course at Messiah now has led Kane to combine her love of art with a passion for teaching with people of all ages. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted in 2007, Alumni, Art Education, Arts, Majors & Minors | Comments Off

Posted on September 12th, 2012

Messiah College shapes career path in human rights and ethics for Woodruff Fellow

Picture of Britney and Zach EysterZachary Eyster ’07
Biblical and Religious Studies
Atlanta, GA

For Zachary Eyster ’07, a Messiah College education meant more than just getting a degree. Instead, his four years at the College taught him a new outlook on life and changed his vocational direction completely.

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Posted in 2007, Fellowship, Grad School Bound, Majors & Minors | Comments Off

Posted on June 25th, 2010

Shepherding sheep and social justice

Jessica Frederick ′07
Christian Ministries and Social Work major
Hometown: Jamestown, New York

While accompanying shepherds as their sheep graze in the rocky hills of At-Tuwani in the disputed West Bank, Jessica Frederick ’07 dons a symbolic bright red “CPT” hat as a message to Israelis that she is a nonviolent activist.

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Posted in 2007, About Reconciliation, Alumni, Christian Ministries, Majors & Minors, Social Work | Comments Off

Posted on September 1st, 2008

First year teacher honored by professor and colleagues

Johanna K. Hartman ’07
Secondary Education major
Hometown: Columbia, PA

“I didn’t expect that when I walked down the [graduation] aisle, that I would know my professors beyond the classroom,” said Johanna Hartman ’07, magna cum laude music education graduate.

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Posted on August 12th, 2008

Pilot program breaks through educational barriers in Chile


Ben Thorpe 07
English and Religious Studies double major
Hometown: Damariscotta, Maine

While traveling through Santiago, Chile on a post-graduation, pre-employment jaunt, a friend of a friend helped Ben Thorpe, ′07 obtain a University research position that will test and implement a profound new theory of multi-layered learning – one that could prove groundbreaking for the South American educational system.

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Posted on May 22nd, 2008


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