Boilerplate paragraphs

Do you need a short paragraph that concisely describes Goshen College for a news release, grant or other publication? Here are three versions – a short, medium and long version – for you to use as needed. 

SHORT (25 words):
Goshen College is an affordable, nationally-recognized Christian liberal arts college in Northern Indiana known for leadership in intercultural and international education, sustainability and social justice. Visit goshen.edu.

MEDIUM (91 words):
Goshen College is an affordable, nationally-recognized Christian liberal arts college in Northern Indiana known for leadership in intercultural and international education, sustainability and social justice. The college offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 65 areas of study, as well as select master’s degrees. Goshen enrolls approximately 900 students from 33 states and 38 countries, and is recognized for its innovative, life-changing study abroad program (Study-Service Term) and exceptional educational value. Rooted in the historically peaceful Mennonite church, the college’s Christ-centered mission produces passionate learners, compassionate peacemakers, global citizens and servant leaders. Visit goshen.edu.

LONG (174 words):
Goshen College is an affordable, nationally-recognized Christian liberal arts college in Northern Indiana known for leadership in intercultural and international education, sustainability and social justice. The college offers bachelor’s degrees in more than 65 areas of study, as well as select master’s degrees. Goshen enrolls approximately 900 students from 33 states and 38 countries and is recognized for its innovative, life-changing study abroad program (Study-Service Term) and exceptional educational value. The 135-acre tree-filled campus features a world-class Music Center and a Rec-Fitness Center for 15 intercollegiate athletic teams. The extended campus includes a 1,189-acre natural sanctuary (the Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center near Wolf Lake, Ind.) and a marine biology lab in the Florida Keys. Rooted in the historically peaceful Mennonite church and established in 1894, the college’s Christ-centered mission produces passionate learners, compassionate peacemakers, global citizens and servant leaders. The college’s doors are open to all, with students from 40 different Christian denominations and several world religions. Experiential learning, faculty mentors and strong friendships are significant community strengths for students. For more information, visit goshen.edu.