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Performing Arts Series: An evening with Ira Glass

Ira Glass is the host and creator of the popular public radio program This American Life, which is heard each week by over 5 million listeners on public radio stations and podcast since its beginnings in 1995. Under Glass’s editorial direction, This American Life has won the highest honors for broadcasting and journalistic excellence, including seven Peabody awards and the first Pulitzer Prize ever awarded for audio journalism.

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Westlawn Hall renovations: Growing nursing and public health in state-of-the-art learning spaces

There is a critical shortage of healthcare professionals in the region that preceded and was exacerbated by the health crisis of COVID-19. The college’s talented faculty lead a world-class program, but are presently in crowded spaces that limit the growth of these outstanding and high-demand programs. New facilities in Westlawn will provide space for an expanding portfolio of nursing and public health programming to meet the growing needs of healthcare. This article originally appeared in the Fall/Winter 2022 issue of The Bulletin.

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Goshen College student-athlete Ezra Kipruto Kogei dies after tragic car accident

With deep sadness, we share the news of the death of Goshen College student, Ezra Kipruto Kogei, a sophomore nursing major from Eldoret, Kenya and member of the men’s cross country team. He was involved in a tragic car accident early in the morning on Monday, October 16, 2022, and was treated at South Bend Memorial Hospital. The injuries Kogei sustained proved so severe that he was unable to survive them and died on Saturday, October 22.

‘It’s a legacy’: Sowers, who coached in Super Bowl, returns to GC

“I remember getting a call for potentially being a candidate for this award, and it was very humbling,” said Katie Sowers, a 2009 Goshen College graduate and a 2022 alumni awardee. “I remember there was some hesitancy on whether or not I’d accept the award, based on my experiences in the past. And, it was a no-brainer for me. This is a college that I love and I would be honored to accept this award. Coming back here has been even more reassuring to me as to why I decided to come here in the first place, even though it had a different belief system at the time. It’s all a process of life and learning, and to see Goshen evolving is exactly what I want out of any school that I’d have my children attend.”

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