May term offers students unique off-campus study experiences

Participating in an excavation in the Southwest, trekking through Amazon rainforests in South America and snorkeling through coral reefs in the Florida Keys are just a few of the ways Goshen College students spent their class time during May term.

New college coffee bar to have students at heart as business managers and customers

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By next fall, the beginnings of a campus entrepreneurial venture will be fully brewing. In a unique partnership, Goshen College Student Life and Business departments are offering students the opportunity to manage a new coffee bar, the “central focus of the connector” between Yoder, Kratz and Miller residence halls which is currently under construction, according to Bill Born, vice president for student life.

Wangerin encourages Goshen College graduates to embrace kindness and righteousness during 106th commencement

During the 106th Goshen College commencement weekend April 24-25, students not only received degrees to honor their hard work, but were also able to celebrate and reflect. Acknowledging shared community, national and international events with significant impact on their lives during their undergraduate years, the chosen theme for their commencement “Creation groaning, yearning for peace, embodying hope.”

Just consumption: Goshen College media team reports from El Salvador on fair trade coffee issues

Julio Ascencio Garcia was glad to welcome an interfaith group of Christian North Americans to his community, and relieved to be inside the cool walls of an old hacienda house while taking a break from his duties on the sunny patio where he and his colleagues rake coffee beans still in husks — cafe oro — into piles to dry. In greeting the interfaith delegation arranged by Equal Exchange, the largest fair trade coffee company in the United States, Garcia instinctively linked all Christians as children of God who should share as equals.