Alumni & Friends Receptions

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Meet Goshen College’s 18th president, Dr. Rebecca J. Stoltzfus ’83, and hear her vision that is “Distinctively Goshen.”

Upcoming alumni events:

Houston-area Alumni & Friends Reception
Friday, Feb. 22, 2019 | 6 p.m.

Hosted by Gaurav ’01 & Seema Khandelwal, Angie Gunden ’99 & Seth Kauffman ’00, Ron ’69 & Linda ’90 Gunden

At ChaiOne, a Connected Worker digital solutions company
9 Greenway Plaza, 8th floor
Houston, Texas (Map)

RSVP by Feb. 15 below, or call 574.535.7564 or email We hope to see you there!

If you would like to schedule an event for Goshen College alumni in your area, please call 574.535.7564 or email


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Past alumni events:

Boston-area Alumni & Friends Reception
Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Hosted by Karen Zorn ’84, President, Longy School of Music of Bard College, and Tim Oyer ’85, GC Board of Directors.

Longy School of Music of Bard College
Zabriskie House, Wolfinsohn Recital Room
27 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Directions and parking information

Archbold-area Alumni & Friends Reception
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 | 7:30 p.m.

Zion Mennonite Church
300 Short Beuhrer Rd., Archbold, Ohio, 43502

Lancaster-area Alumni & Friends Reception
Thursday, May 3, 2018 | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Hosted by Audrey Groff ’81, GC Alumni Board, Daryl Groff ’83, Barb Weaver ’85 and Mark Weaver ’83
Mennonite Disaster Service
583 Airport Road, Lititz, PA 17543

Hesston-area Alumni & Friends Reception
Thursday, May 17, 2018 | 7 p.m.

Hosted by Eric Massanari ’90 and Yolanda Kauffman ’91

Dyck Arboretum of the Plains
177 W. Hickory St., Hesston, KS 67062

Denver-area Alumni & Friends Reception
Saturday, May 19, 2018 | 4 p.m.

Hosted by Trinda Bishop ’69

First Mennonite Church in Denver
430 W. 9th Ave., Denver, CO  80204

Harrisonburg-area Alumni & Friends Reception
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 | 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Hosted by Shirley Showalter, former Goshen College president, and Stuart Showalter at their home. Dessert will be served.

1825 College Avenue, Harrisonburg, Virginia

Chicago-area Alumni & Friends Reception
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 | 5 p.m.

With remarks from President Stoltzfus at 6 p.m.

Hosted by Lauralea Suess ’74, Dan Coyne ’80 (Alumni Board chair), Bart Miller ’90 and Margaret Jeschke ’89

University Club, 76 E. Monroe, Chicago IL 60603
The University Club, our wonderful venue for this gathering, is a 1908 building overlooking Grant Park and Lake Michigan. (Dress code: business casual dress required. ie: collared shirts for men, no jeans)

Southwest Michigan Alumni & Friends Reception
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 | 7-8:30 p.m.

Hosted by CarolSue Borkholder ’84, Kalamazoo, and Lon Swartzentruber ’88, Grand Rapids

Kalamazoo Country Club, 1609 Whites Road, Kalamazoo, Michigan