Student Opportunities in Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Club
The Criminal Justice Club hosts fun and educational activities for any undergraduate student in the Criminal Justice program In the past the club has visited sites such as the Cumberland County prison and the Harrisburg Police Academy. Students have also visited the shooting range and gone paintballing and camping together.
Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society
Juniors and seniors with a GPA of a 3.2 or higher are eligible to be a part of the Criminal Justice Honor Society on campus. This club offers great opportunities for student leadership and focuses on student scholarship and community service. In the past students have volunteered with the Bethesda Mission soup kitchen in Harrisburg and hosted a collection drive for the YWCA women's shelter. Students also get together for ice cream sundae meetings and for trips to the Bounceplex!
For more information about clubs please contact Dr. Kelly Cheeseman, KCheeseman@messiah.edu
Student Internship Profiles
Internship Opportunities in our area
Youth Ministry with the Schaffner Youth Detention Center
Every Thursday evening from 5:15-7:30 a team of Messiah students volunteers at the Schaffner Juvenile Detention Center in Harrisburg. Activities include playing games, conducting short Bible study sessions and just being a listening ear. Transportation is provided
For information about becoming involved in this great service opportunity please contact the Agape Center's mentoring coordinator at YouthMentoring@messiah.edu