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Doug Wood



Associate Dean of Students



Doug joined the Messiah College family in August of 1997

Ten Questions about Doug


Hometown: Shaker Heights, OH


College and Graduate School: BA Houghton College, MS Ed. Alfred University


Favorite activity: Canoeing with my daughters


Favorite color: Azure


Weirdest food ever eaten: Dog (true story!)


Why did you come to Messiah and what do you like about your job? People and mission.


Favorite Bible verse  "Until your old age and grey hair, I am He. I am He who will sustain you. I have made you and I will carry you. I will sustain you and I will rescue you." Isaiah 46:4


Favorite movie: Forrest Gump


What are you currently reading? Simply Christian, by NT Wright.


Favorite breakfast cereal? Quaker Instant Oatmeal


If you were stranded on a deserted island and could only bring one physical possession with you, what would you bring? My Bible


Favorite joke? When I dated a gal with a wooden leg, I kept wondering if I should break it off


If you could change places with one person for a day, who would you change places with and why? A 20 year old college student. Although I remember my undergraduate experience quite well, times are different. What's it really like?


Contact Information:
Doug Wood
Associate Dean of Students
Suite 4502, Messiah College
One College Avenue
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
Tel.: (717) 796-5239
Fax: (717) 796-5379

Doug's Office Hours:
The Academic Year:

Monday - Friday - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



Monday - Thursday - 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.