News & Events
Prairie Home, ever singing
Garrison Keillor’s May 2 nationally broadcast episode of “A Prairie Home Companion” at Goshen College celebrated Goshen's gifts in story and song.
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- May 22, 2015 - In 2014, Gilberto Perez Jr. took on a new role in the college’s Center for Intercultural and International Education after two years as an associate professor of social work. He comes to this campus leadership role with a passion for bringing diverse people together and increasing trust and relationships between local law enforcement officials, neighborhood associations, Goshen College and the Latino community.
- May 20, 2015 - In a new book titled “Helping Youth Grieve: The Good News of Biblical Lament” (Resource Publications, May 2015. $19 U.S.), Goshen College Campus Pastor Bob Yoder explores the role of spiritual lament in the pastoral care and faith formation of adolescents.
- May 19, 2015 - Goshen College is again among the nearly 350 colleges named to the Colleges of Distinction list for 2015-16. The college is one of only seven Indiana colleges and 55 Christian colleges listed.
- May 13, 2015 - Karen Zorn ’84 was changed by her Goshen College experience. Now she wants to use music to change the world. As president of the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Boston, she’s been busy realigning the college to better fit its mission, which is to prepare musicians to make a difference in the world through a revolutionary music model called El Sistema.
- May 13, 2015 - At the age of 12, Edgar Saucedo-Davila ’11 hated school. Today, he is the first person to graduate from both a Center for Intercultural Teaching and Learning undergraduate cohort and the Master of Arts in Intercultural Leadership program at Goshen College.
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After Goshen: Alumni in the News
- May 21, 2015 - Todd Nussbaum '96, Java practice director at HMB Inc., answers questions about his work and life.
- May 12, 2015 - As Goshen Community Schools’ health services coordinator, Susan Stiffney works to make sure Goshen students are healthy, safe and connected.
- May 11, 2015 - Jim Miller '93 and his wife, Linse, have become the largest Internet-only marketers of Amish-made furniture.
- May 9, 2015 - Zulma Prieto '01 started El Puente, the first Spanish-language newspaper in the state of Indiana, in 1992, calling it “a bridge between cultures.”
Pontius’ Puddle creator Joel Kauffmann ’79 remembered for combining humor and faith – The Elkhart TruthMay 8, 2015 - Joel Kauffmann believed laughter was a gift from God. The comic strip author, screenwriter and resident of Goshen since 1970 died at the age of 64 on Friday, May 8. Kauffman was perhaps best known for his comic strip Pontius’ Puddle, which he used to comment on the church, world and human condition.