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Archives for 2006
Roger Shimomura Asian-American painter, printmaker and performance artist Roger Shimomura is the Goshen College Art Department’s 2006 Eric Yake Kenagy Visiting Artist and will present several public programs on Nov. 15. At 10 a.m., he will speak in the Church-Chapel during convocation on “Return of the Yellow Peril,” about dealing with Asian stereotypes. At 7 … Keep reading »
himomura is an artist whose work addresses socio-political issues of Asian-Americans specifically inspired by personal experience as a child held with his family in a “camp” during World War II and 56 years of diaries kept by his late immigrant grandmother.
(Sabbatical Exhibit) An exhibition of work created by Professor of Art John Blosser during his 04-05 sabbatical. Reception: Friday, Sept 30, 6-8 p.m.
John Running Johnson, sculpture Reception: Feb. 13, 2-4 p.m. John Running Johnson, a Michigan sculptor, works with wood and steel.
Featuring prints by: Hollis Sigler, Audrey Niffenegger, Ian Howard, Nicholas Sistler, Charles Wells Reception: Thursday, Oct 20, 8-9 p.m. (after visiting artist, Terry Barrett, lecture.)
John Sherman, graphic design Reception: Jan. 9, 2-4 p.m. Creating a panel using language as metaphor, Sherman communicates the universality and individuality of redemption.
Senior Exhibition I: 2006 Reception: Sunday, March 26, 2-4 p.m.
Dr. James E. Brenneman, president of Goshen College, announced creation of the Center for Intercultural Teaching and Learning at Goshen College. Lilly Endowment Inc. will fund the new center with a $12.5 million grant – the largest single grant Goshen College has ever received – which will focus on three areas: researching the resources and challenges that changing demographics bring to a rural Midwest community and to higher education, creating an intercultural learning environment to benefit all students and strengthening current efforts in recruiting and retaining regional Latino and other minority students.
During Goshen College’s Homecoming Weekend 2006 on Oct. 6-8 the college will honor six exceptional alumni with awards for lives and dedication to service that has inspired others. Three will receive Culture For Service Awards, named for the college’s motto. The college will honor one recent alumna with its Decade of Servant Leadership Award, which recognizes young alumni who are making significant contributions to their communities, church and world. And for the first time, the Goshen College Maple Leafs Athletic Club is presenting the Dr. Ruth Gunden and the Dr. Roman Gingerich Champion of Character Awards.