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Activities for Parents


*** 2014 schedule is still being determined.  This is last year's schedule (2013). We anticipate that 2014's schedule will be very similar, if not the same.  Please use this for planning purposes only.


Thursday, August 29, 2013

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Reception for Participants in the College Honors Program and their Families
Howe Atrium, Boyer Hall

All incoming CHP participants and their families are invited for a time of fellowship and refreshments, as well as a short program featuring President Kim Phipps and Dr. Dean Curry, CHP Director.

3 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Parent Open House and Info Session

Larsen Student Union

The Office of Alumni and Parent Relations invites you to this informal Open House to discover resources, programs, and services provided by Messiah College Educators that foster a Christian community and holistic student development. Enjoy light refreshments, meet other families, or write a note to your student at the letter writing station.


4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Making the Transition: An Orientation for  Students with Disabilities

Murray Library 115

Parents are welcome to attend this session.

6:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Candlelight Service of Worship
Hitchcock Arena, Sollenberger Sports Center (doors open at 5:45pm)

Students and family members or guests should sit together to experience this Messiah College annual tradition.

8:15 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Parent's Reception

Orchard Hill

Hosted by President Kim and Kelly Phipps, this informal dessert reception is a great opportunity to take a deep breath before you travel and enjoy meeting other parents.




Larsen Student Union

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