South Africans continue to pick their way through the debris of apartheid that devastated the country for half a century. During Goshen College’s May term, three students and three advisers sorted through the material they filmed during their South Africa spring break trip from Feb. 23 to March 6 choosing clips to show how churches help shape post-apartheid society.
Archives for 2006
Goshen College recently recognized 212 students, for excellence in academics, on the 2005-06 spring semester Dean’s List.
Goshen College is pleased to announce the appointments of two new faculty members and a transition for a faculty member who will be serving in a new role. Lynn Jackson of Maryland Heights, Mo., will join the college as the executive director of enrollment, and Char Hochstetler of Goshen will serve as associate dean of student services. Bob Yoder of Goshen, an assistant professor and director of youth ministry at Goshen College since 2003, will become the campus minister.
Goshen College is preparing to welcome President-elect James E. Brenneman to campus in July, when he begins his term of leadership, and has announced its plans for inauguration festivities during the first full week of September, highlighted by the installation ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 10.
Juried Student Show: 2006 Reception: Sunday, April 30, 2-4 p.m.
Processing across campus just before 3 p.m. on April 23 to open Goshen College’s 108th commencement services, the more than 350 members of the Goshen College community (soon-to-be-graduates and current and retired faculty) marched with appropriate seriousness.
Senior Graduation Show: 2006 Selected works from senior exhibits
“So why did they use two-by-six-inch studs instead of two-by-fours?” asks a student, prompted by the worksheet in her hand. Another student is figuring out how a ground source heat pump works, and a third has abandoned the worksheet and asks, “Where can I buy low VOC [volatile organic compounds] paint?”
Senior Exhibition II: 2006 Reception: Sunday, April 9, 2-4 p.m.
As he started to receive information about political instability in Indonesia and when the country was placed on the list that the U.S. State Department doesn’t recommend as travel destinations for U.S. citizens, Goshen College Director of International Education Tom Meyers started to look for another host country in Southeast Asia for groups of students in the college’s Study-Service Term (SST) program.