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Goshen College reaches out to Saint Joseph’s College students
As St. Joseph’s College (SJC) prepares to suspend operations at the end of the current semester due to financial hardships, Goshen College is committed to providing support and financial assistant for the 900-plus students who wish to finish their academic career in Indiana.
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- February 24, 2017 - Yazan Meqbil, a sophomore molecular biology/biochemistry major from Hebron, Palestine, won the top prize of $500 at the annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest with his speech titled “Beyond Occupation of Mind and Body.” His speech will also be entered in Mennonite Central Committee’s bi-national intercollegiate oratorical contest.
- February 24, 2017 - Mennonite leaders will pick up the work of the Minority Ministries Council from the 1960s and 1970s during a conference titled “Black, Brown, and Mennonite: Lessons from the Chicano, Puerto Rican, and Black Freedom Movements for the Mennonite Church,” March 30 through April 1, 2017.
- February 23, 2017 - A group of 45 students from four colleges gathered Feb. 18-19 at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College for the fourth annual Sustainability Summit.
- February 22, 2017 - Beginning March 1 (Ash Wednesday) and culminating on April 16 (Easter), Goshen College students, faculty and staff will provide weekday reflections based on the upcoming Sunday’s lectionary Scripture passages, available online at www.goshen.edu/devotions, or by subscribing to the daily email. Many writers will reflect on the theme: “Restore us, O God!” taken from Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada worship resources.
- February 22, 2017 - The documentary, “Admit One: The Story of the Goshen Theater,” was directed by Riley Bean-Mills, a junior communication major from Milltown, Indiana, in conjunction with Goshen College’s film production company, FiveCore Media. The 26-minute documentary explores the rich history of the Goshen Theater and the tremendous task currently underway to restore and revive it.
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Alumni, Faculty & Students in the News
- February 27, 2017 - Reena Ramos '18 worked as a land management intern for ACRES Land Trust, working with a botanist to inventory plants in Spring Lake woods and bog near Ft. Wayne, Indiana.
- February 22, 2017 - Goshen Stars president Millard Graber '82 talks about the future for Goshen Stars Soccer program. Story by Karina Flores '17.
Yellow ribbons on Highland Avenue in Souderton keep Hochstetler family in mind – Souderton IndependentFebruary 22, 2017 - It’s been two-and-a-half years since Ken '83 and Sue '84 Hochstetler moved from the 300 block of Highland Avenue in Souderton to Goshen, but that’s not the end of the connections that were built in the homes on the street. Yellow ribbons at each of the homes on the block honor Hannah (Grieser) Hochstetler '13, Ken and Sue's 26-year-old daughter-in-law who was killed in an automobile accident in which her husband, Caleb '13, Ken and Sue’s son, was injured.
- February 17, 2017 - Melia Watkins '16 reflects on technology and community in a speech she gave at the 2016 conference, Leading into the common good: An Anabaptist Perspective.
- February 17, 2017 - Benjamin Kelly knows that it’s not easy to get into professional baseball. Entering his fourth season as the radio play-by-play voice of the Northwest Arkansas Royals (Double-A Texas League), graduate of Lakeland High School (2009) and Goshen College (2013) is enjoying the ride.