Goshen College Regional Events

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Upcoming regional events:

Portland-area prospective student & alumni dinner gathering
Saturday, April 23, 2022 | 6-8 p.m.

Portland Mennonite Church | 1312 SE 35th Ave, Portland, Oregon

This dinner gathering will feature Goshen College President, Dr. Rebecca Stoltzfus, who will give a brief presentation on recent happenings at Goshen College; and a moderated panel of recent Goshen College graduates who will share more about their experience at GC, and their journeys since graduation. Students interested in Goshen College, GC alumni, as well as friends and family are welcome to attend!

Kalamazoo, Michigan, alumni reception and book launch with Former President Shirley Showalter
Friday, April 29, 7 p.m.

First Presbyterian Church | 321 W. South St., Kalamazoo, Michigan

Former GC President Shirley Showalter, along with her co-author, will be in Kalamazoo to talk about their new book: “The Mindful Grandparent: The Art of Loving Our Children’s Children” (See this PDF).  After the launch event you are invited to join an informal GC alumni gathering with Shirley and Kevin Miller. If you would like to attend this after-launch event, please register below. You do not need to register to attend the book launch event.

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


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Past events:

Denver-area prospective student & alumni dinner gathering
Saturday, April 2, 2022

Sarasota, Florida
Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020

Normal, Illinois Alumni & Friends Reception
Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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