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College Honors Program

Honors Congress: Schedule of Events

 

Spring 2014

 

 

 

Tuesday, February 18, 7:30 p.m. [Parmer Hall, High Center]

Beyond Left and Right: A Conversation on Social Justice with Peter Greer and Shane Claiborne

Admission is free, but a ticket is required; please stop by or call the Ticket Office at 717-691-6036.

Sponsored by the Messiah College Honors Program and Office of the President.

Alternate Chapel credit given.

 

 

Thursday, February 27, 7:00 p.m. [Parmer Hall, High Center]

2014 Humanities Symposium Keynote Lecture:  Home(town) Security

Marjora Carter, internationally renowned urban revitalization strategist

Admission is free, but a ticket is required; please stop by or call the Ticket Office at 717-691-6036.

Sponsored by the Messiah College Center for Public Humanities

 

 

Tuesday, March 4, 7:00 p.m. [Parmer Cinema, Boyer Hall]

Eighth Annual Film Contest

Film showing in Parmer Cinema with a reception following in Howe Atrium.

Contest details coming on February 4.

 

 

Monday, March 10, 5:00-6:00 p.m. [Hostetter Chapel 113]

Career Conversations with Amanda Lavis

Come meet CHP alumna Amanda Lavis (’05), who will be speaking with CHP students about her experiences in the law field, her career as an attorney at Rhodes & Sinon LLP, and how her experiences as a College Honors Program student prepared her for life beyond Messiah College.   Pizza provided!

RSVP required:  Please register by March 6 by emailing Career Center Program Coordinator Abby Book at: abook@messiah.edu.  

 

 

Wednesday, March 26, 4:10 p.m. [Boyer 130]

Scholarship Opportunities Presentation

Interested in applying for the Rhodes, Truman, Fulbright, or other top scholarships?  Dr. John Harles, Scholarship and Fellowship Coordinator, will discuss opportunities and application procedures.  See Fellowship and Scholarship Competitions for a list of past Messiah winners, FAQs, and brief descriptions of the various scholarships.

 

 

Saturday, March 29, 8:00 a.m.— 9:30 p.m.

Trip to Washington, D.C.

All day charter bus trip to Washington, D.C. during the Cherry Blossom Festival; day on your own.

Ticket information to be announced Monday, March 10.

 

 

Thursday, April 3, 7:30 p.m. [Frey 110]

“The Shifting Sands of Personhood”

Dr. Chris Christensen, Pulmonary/Critical Care Specialist at Abington Memorial Hospital 

Free and open to the public; no ticket required.

Alternate Chapel credit given.

 

 

Sunday, April 6, 3:00 p.m. [Miller Theater, Climenhaga Building]

Messiah College Department of Theater presents,Journey to the West

Ticket information to be announced March 24.

 

 

Friday, April 11, 8:00 p.m. [Parmer Hall, High Center]

Mendelssohn’s Elijah

The Susquehanna Chorale and Messiah College Concert Choir join the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra for an evening of stirring choruses and vivid orchestral writing in this timeless musical setting of the life of the Old Testament prophet.   Ticket information coming March 31. 

 

 

Wednesday, April 30, 7:00 p.m. [Hostetter Chapel]

“First They Killed My Father ”

Loung Ung , Khmer Rouge survivor.  

Free and open to the public; no ticket required.

 

 

Additional events may be added.

 

  

 

 

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