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American Democracy Lecture

American Democracy Lecture

"Why Religious Freedom is a Universal, Necessary, and Dangerous Idea" Lecture given by Timothy Shah

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 7:00 pm Hostetter Chapel
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Teachers as Scholars: summer seminars

Teachers and Scholars

An innovative program of professional development that brings together college faculty and secondary school teachers in a Humanities-based program which provides seminars designed to connect them to the world of scholarship.
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Pennsylvania high school speech league

Pennsylvania High School Speech League

Debate and Individual Events Days are regional forensics competitions involving students from many middle school and high school districts in Central Pennsylvania, which are sponsored by the Pennsylvania High School Speech League and hosted by the Center at Messiah College.
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National History Day in Pennsylvania

History Day

A regional competition involving students from many middle school and high school districts in Central Pennsylvania, in which these students present their work on a variety of topics and using various media.
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Hoverter Course in the Humanities

This liberal arts bridging course provides access to higher education for those whose circumstances have prevented them from considering a college education. The Hoverter Course in the Humanities provides tuition-free, collegiate instruction for credit to economically and educationally underserved individuals, 18 years of age and older, who are either high school graduates or GED recipients. The hope is that a humanities-based exposure to higher education will equip students with basic liberal arts skills and encourage them to aspire to college study.

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Film Series

Films screened in our own campus cinema. This can take the form of a semester-long series on a common theme as well as the annual film series tied to the Spring Humanities Symposium theme.