Academic clubs and organizations at Messiah College
For more information, contact Nic Trout.
Alpha Psi Omega National Theatre Honor Society
For more information, contact Joe D'Ambrosi.
American Choral Directors Association
ACDA is part of a national organization which exists to foster and
promote choral singing which will provide artistic and spirited
experiences for the participants. ACDA is also committed to research in
the field of choral music and to distributing information related to
For more information, contact Amy Melson.
For more information, contact Matthew Rice.
Enactus offers Messiah students the opportunity to develop leadership, teamwork and communication skills through learning, practice and teaching the principles of free enterprise in a number of countries, thereby improving the standard of living for others in the process.
For more information, contact Sarah McDowell.
This organization helps
support diversified learning and understanding of other cultures. It
also promotes the use of another language, specifically French.
For more information, contact Haley Lerner.
The Investment Club maintains a successful student-run investment portfolio started in 2003 after receiving a $100,000 gift from a generous donor. The profits from our portfolio benefit other Messiah College clubs. Students are presented with information about responsible, well-informed investing and can get involved with hands-on experience in making "real money" investment decisions with the club. The club also organizes finance trips and chapels, hosts finance professionals as club speakers, and organizes the campus wide Investment Club game in the spring.
Math Problem-Solving Group
The Math Problem-Solving Group meets weekly to solve and discuss math problems. They participate in national contests, study math-related books, and conduct alternate chapels concerning math and ministry.
For more information, contact Marcus Upton.
MC Council on Family Relations (MCCFR)
The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) provides a forum for family researchers, educators and practitioner to share in the development and dissemination of knowledge about families and family relationships, establishes professional standards and works to promote family well-being. As an affiliate of NCFR, the Messiah College Council on Family Relations (MCCFR) strives to provide opportunities for family-oriented educational, social, and service-based activities. By joining together with the common purpose of preparing ourselves to better serve families, MCCFR will foster a sense of identity and enhance professional development among students and faculty interested in family-related issues.
For more information, contact Kimberly Scheffey.
Medical Awareness Society (MedAware)
For more information, contact Jackie Pusey.
MC Chapter of Student Affiliates of the American Chemical Society (Chem Club)
For more information, contact Philip Roth.
Messiah College Criminal Justice Club
The Messiah College Criminal Justice Club will provide opportunities for both Criminal Justice majors and non-majors to explore new areas of interest in the Criminal Justice field and beyond. This exploration will be facilitated through various trips, presentations, lectures and activities.
For more information, contact Stacy Lavallee.
Messiah College Education Association (MCEA)
The purpose of MCEA is to provide opportunities for education majors to collaborate and grow in professional knowledge.
For more information, contact Lauren Stratton.
Messiah College Engineering Honor Society
The Messiah College Engineering Honor Society strives to promote academic excellence and Christian character. They hope to promote high academics and moral character by having an honor society for engineers. Furthermore, this organization provides opportunities for deserving students when they apply for scholarship, internships, jobs, and graduate schools.
For more information, contact Luke Barton.
Messiah College Health & Physical Education Club
For more information, contact Emily Mayhew.
Messiah Film Society
The Messiah Film Society seeks to foster community among students who wish to collaborate on works of media which facilitate Christian values.
For more information, contact Kyle Kull.
NAfME (formally Music Educators National Conference)
The MENC chapter at Messiah seeks to provide opportunities for Music Education students to explore and prepare for their field above and beyond their classes.
For more information, contact Sarah O'Donnell.
National Art Education Association (NAEA)
The NAEA is a group of art education students who want to teach and impact the lives of others as well as continue their own education. NAEA provides workshops, classes and support for development of leadership in the classroom. NAEA also encourages people to use their God-given gifts to serve the local community and college community through art.
This group aims to bring practical and applicable practices of non-violent action to students and community members on Messiah's campus, focusing on justice, reconciliation and the pursuit of peace.
For more information, contact Sallie McCann.
Phi Alpha (Social Work) National Honor Society, Lambda Psi Chapter
This Social Work National Honor Society recognizes and promotes scholastic achievement in an undergraduate social work program that is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education. It encourages objectivity and awareness of current developments and practices in the various field of social work and stimulates interest in preparing for a career in social work.
For more information, contact Kathy Messner.
For more information, contact Nicholas Sooy.
Pre-Physical Therapy Club
This club educates students about the physical therapy field by providing them with networks to certified therapists/PT schools and helping to prepare them for their futures in service and leadership as physical therapists.
For more information, contact Brett Warner.
Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
This club, which meets twice a month, aims to foster high ethical ideals and principles in students who plan to pursue the public relations profession as well as enhance students' knowledge of public relations.
For more information, contact Sarah Goldy-Brown.
Sigma Zeta National Math & Science Honors Society
Sigma Zeta hopes to further the glory of God through the pursuit of scientific excellence. Sigma Zeta, or the Beta Lambda chapter, is part of a national science and mathematics honor society. An overall GPA of 2.75 and a 3.0 within the science or mathematics field are both required to apply for membership. In addition, the applicant must have completed 25 credits of course work.
For more information, contact Matt Lauver.
Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
The purpose of SWE is to serve God through community fellowship and the expansion of engineering services.
For more information, contact Katie Howell.
Sports Management Society
The purpose of the Sport Management Society is to provide access to resources, job/internship postings, and information in the field of Sport Management to students in order to increase their marketability when they graduate from Messiah College.
For more information, contact Amanda Strite.
Student Nutrition Awareness Coalition (SNAC)
SNAC aims to increase nutritional awareness and promote wellness in the Messiah College community through hosting enjoyable and educational experiences. Activities include food demonstrations in residence halls and annual service trips into Harrisburg. SNAC seeks to foster community among students who are interested in learning how to be good stewards with God's gracious gift of food.
For more information, contact Liz Borders.
Web Development Society
For more information, contact Peter Jones.
We Will Write (Writer's Club)
Whether you’re on the first line of your first story or the fourth draft of your five-hundred page novel, this is the place for you! Join a community of aspiring authors – regardless of major – as you realize your creativity through writing in a supportive, enthusiastic, and laidback atmosphere.
For more information, contact Olivia LaBianca.