In his first beginning-of-the-semester message as interim president, John Yordy called the Goshen College campus to acknowledge what it does well and what can be done more intentionally in recommitting to a culture of hospitality when he spoke on Jan. 21 during convocation.
David Wright, a professor at Wheaton College and the author of two poetry collections:
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When genetic testing completed in 1998 suggested that Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States, bore children with Sally Hemings, one of his slaves, it did not shock Julia Jefferson and Shay Banks- Young who have always believed their great-great-grandfathers were sons of Jefferson and Hemings.
Trumpet performer Martin Hodel with Kent McWilliams at the piano will inaugurate the Goshen College Chamber Music Series in Rieth Recital Hall on Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m. A reception in the Music Center lobby will follow the concert.
In winning the 2005 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest with her speech about community nutrition, Elizabeth Miller honored the request of friends she made in Kenya last summer.
As keynote speaker for the college
Leslie Bentley, president of Pedagogy/Theatre of the Oppressed, is the Roy H. Umble Master Class in Theater lecturer and teacher and will speak at Goshen College on Jan. 25 at 7 p.m. in Umble Center on The Courage to Be Happy: Augusto Boal and Democratizing Theatre. A reception will follow.