Goshen College 109th Commencement
April 29, 2007
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Photos from Commencement Weekend:- Nurses' Pinning Ceremony
- Department receptions
- Senior Program
- Baccalaureate Service
- Friends & family
Class of 2007 profile
Years of hard work, study, sacrifice and prayer culminated April 29 when members of the Class of 2007 received degrees after hearing inspirational messages from Goshen College President James E. Brenneman and the Rev. Joy Carroll Wallis, one of the first women to be ordained as an Anglican priest in England.
The commencement ceremony ended a weekend of celebration activities which included a senior nurses’ pinning, departmental receptions, senior art exhibit, the senior program and a president’s reception.
"Most People assume that if we can get this life thing and how to live it figured out in our heads that we're fine. At college, we often believe we can think our way into a new way of living, bat that's acutally not the way it works. In reality, it's more likely that we will live our way into a new way of thinking. And that's the challenge before all of us. It's all about the choices and the decisions that we make - making the right choices, feeding the right wolves, and it's something we will all wrestle with for the rest of our lives, even on a daily basis.
- Rev. Joy Carroll Wallis
"You are the prophets, the visionaries, the dreamers who open our mind's eye and our imagination, our intuitive vision and invite us to squint with you into the future. Such a future can't be predicted; it must be imagines... Fire up you imagination and dream a better future for us all. Imagine a future not yet contemplated by any one of us. And if actions almost always follow imagination, and they do, then surely you will have helped to build a better world for the glory of almighty God."