Bearing witness, conveying relevance: Journalism students find engaging ways to share stories of HIV/AIDS in Swaziland

By Rachel Lapp
Photos by Zac Albrecht '06

Seated on a reed mat against the wall of a concrete hut, Anna Groff's notes were sparse as she and fellow Goshen College junior Kimberlee Rohrer interviewed Phumile, a young Swazi mother.
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New book released on practical peacemaking for the global church

By Anna Groff

One person can indeed make a difference in the world – starting in their own communities.
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The secret life of microRNA

Bartel receives National Academy of Sciences Award for molecular biology discovery

By Thomas V. Bona '99

For David Bartel, his current work in the research lab is a lot like his memories of his dad's ceramics studio.
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A healing legacy

By Jodi H. Beyeler

When first-year students Stephanie Kennell (Eureka, Ill.) and Kelly Wiebe (Millersburg, Ohio) were both in second grade, they each dressed up as nurses for Halloween,
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Bursting at the seams: Nursing at GC and nationally

By Jodi H. Beyeler

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that the U.S. healthcare industry will need more than 2.8 million new workers – most of them nurses – by the year 2010.
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Goshen College Board Policies
Current as of October 18, 2004

Category I: Ends Policies

1.0 Global Ends Statement:

Goshen College students integrate Christian faith, learning and service through an excellent Mennonite college education, at an institution practicing wise stewardship of resources.
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'Ends' are the beginning: Goshen College board embraces new governance model

If you don't know where you are going, how do you know when you have arrived? That question might sound most appropriate for an undergraduate philosophy class, but it is actually the heart of a process that is changing how the Goshen College Board of Directors does its work.
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'Pearl Diver' offers no easy answers amidst visual beauty and tragedy

Though pacifism stands in stark contrast to the violence in the world, when it is tested in real life, the answers are never so clear.
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The process of transformation

Interim President John D. Yordy
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 Peace & Justice Journalism
 HIV/AIDS in Swaziland

 June 2005



Goshen College Board Policies
Current as of October 18, 2004

Category I: Ends Policies

1.0 Global Ends Statement:

Goshen College students integrate Christian faith, learning and service through an excellent Mennonite college education, at an institution practicing wise stewardship of resources.

1.1 Excellent college education

1.1.1   Students receive education that meets standards of excellence as set forth by the North Central Association, at competitive tuition rates.
1.1.2   Students are safe, healthy and nurtured in mind, spirit and body, at competitive room and board rates.
1.1.3   Students achieve international education objectives as part of their core curriculum, and generally do so through an academic term of experiential study abroad (the Study-Service Term).

1.2 Integrate faith, learning and service

1.2.1   Students are invited to new and growing Christian faith.
1.2.2   Faculty integrate faith, learning and service in their lives and in the classroom.
1.2.2.1   Students and faculty openly exchange ideas and engage in constructive debate characterized by respect for each other and Mennonite Church USA, and without degrading, abusing, harassing, or silencing others.
1.2.3   Students and faculty understand and live out the core values of Christ-centered, passionate learners, servant leaders, global citizens and compassionate peacemakers.
1.2.4   Students and faculty recognize and break down barriers created by unjust or prejudicial systems.

1.3 Ministry of Mennonite Church USA

1.3.1   GC-educated servant leaders, ministers, scholars, Christian disciples, artists and professionals serve within Mennonite Church USA, Mennonite Church Canada and in related Anabaptist denominations.
1.3.2   Mennonite Church USA and the larger society is enriched by Mennonite worship, arts, scholarship, history and theology, as they are preserved, cultivated and disseminated at Goshen College, at a cost sustainable by available targeted donations and grants.
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