Organ installation in Goshen College Music Center begins Dec. 6


Since the public dedication in October 2002, the award-winning $24-million Goshen College Music Center has been humming with activity with regular concerts by world-class musicians, performances by Goshen College instrumental and vocal groups, as well as recitals from students enrolled in Community School of the Arts programs. But one piece of the ensemble, if you will, has been missing –– until now.

Ursula Von Rydingsvard


Ursula Von Rydingsvard This New York based artist is renowned for large scale, rustic wooden sculptural forms. Her work is collected by many of the most prestigious national and international museums and galleries and is regularly reviewed in major art journals including the cover story for the July 2003 Sculpture magazine.

Wood sculptor and Holocaust survivor Ursula von Rydingsvard offers 2004 Eric Yake Kenagy Visiting Artist address


Born in Germany in 1942, von Rydingsvard spent her early childhood in Nazi labor camps and later in refugee camps until her parents and their seven children were able to immigrate to the United States in 1950. For von Rydingsvard, wood became the key to unlocking the autobiographical and ancestral content that she has since transformed into metaphor.

Goshen College announces 2004 Culture for Service awardees


GOSHEN, Ind. – A highlight of Goshen College’s Homecoming Weekend is the awarding of the Culture for Service Award to exceptional alumni whose life and work has exemplified the college motto, “Culture for Service.” Awarded by the Goshen College Alumni Board, the 2004 honors will be presented to Pearl Hartz ’49 [far right], a restorative … Keep reading »

Showalter presidency and contributions celebrated in day-long farewell events


As students, faculty, staff, community and church leaders, benefactors and alumni filled Sauder Concert Hall on the morning of Sept. 20 to say thank you and farewell to President Shirley H. Showalter for her service to Goshen College, many wore scarves in all shapes and colors to honor a leader whose trademark accessory connects to her passion for relationships and cross-cultural learning.