Tag Archives: admissions

What’s Diversity?

Features Editor: Nicholas Tay How does Messiah define diversity and what is its vision of a diverse campus? We see the words diversity and reconciliation on almost every Messiah publication and on campus. Admissions brochures contain photographs of students from diverse ethnic groups and nationalities. Services dedicated to African music and liturgical styles regularly appear […]

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Recruitment Overseas II

Features Editor: Nicholas Tay How and where does Messiah increase international student enrollment in spite of heavy competition? With diversity and globalization major buzzwords on campuses these days, colleges place an emphasis on recruiting students from around the world. Messiah College is no exception. However, Messiah has an obvious disadvantage: it is comparatively small to […]

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Messiah’s Overseas Recruitment: Students’ Perspectives.

Features Editor: Nicholas Tay Three Malaysian students provide insight on how they found Messiah College In the late winter of 2011, President Kim Phipps, vice president of enrollment John Chopka, and assistant director of admissions for international student recruitment Cindy Blount, traded the cold of Grantham for the sunny climate of Asia as they arranged […]

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Musings of a Transfer Student

 By Abigail Ferenczy         Ah, the joys of being a transfer student. Just when you think you’re getting the hang of one school, it’s on to another. When the college I attended sophomore year made drastic changes to their communications program, I knew it was time to seek out a new institution. […]

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Student Stress During Finals Week

Alyssa Burd Student Writer Finals week is rapidly approaching and almost every student at Messiah College is beginning to experience […]

Jon Bellion’s Performance At Wednesday’s B-Sides

Rose Talbot Student Writer Last Wednesday, Jon Bellion played in a B-Sides Concert. Bellion is a singer-songwriter and record producer […]

Local Breeches rope swing comes down after ongoing problems

Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief David Yoder had always been fond of seeing people have a good time playing in the Yellow […]

Week at a Glance: April 27-May 3

Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief Alternate Chapels A Peace Speech Contest featuring student speeches and a Q&A time facilitated by George Pickens, will be […]

Earthkeepers holding cleaning event for Earth Day

Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief The Earthkeepers club will be holding a special cleaning event in celebration of today’s Earth Day. The […]

Fashion Column: Dress Fest

Bree Whitelock Opinions Editor Nothing shouts that warm weather is finally here more than pockets of girls spread throughout campus […]


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