Goshen College President James Brenneman celebrated the leadership, vision and ideals of Martin Luther King Jr. in three commentary columns published over the weekend in local newspapers.
Archives for 2007
They may be fictional ancestors, but the women portrayed in Chicago artist Preston Jackson’s bronze sculpture exhibit, “Fresh from Julieanne’s Garden,” tell powerful stories of their lives during the eras of slavery, emancipation, Reconstruction and since.
The year 2006 was a good one for new Goshen College President James Brenneman, he said during his opening convocation for the college’s spring semester on Jan. 10. He noted, facetiously, that – like every other reader of the magazine – he was named “Time” magazine’s Person of the Year for 2006.
Goshen College’s innovative and pioneering study abroad program, Study-Service Term (SST), has placed thousands of students in cross- cultural settings. For the first time, in April-May 2007, the college is offering a five-week course that will include a week of travel to Mexico for the nontraditional adult students in the degree-completion programs, the B.S.N. Completion Track and the Organizational Leadership Program.
Northern Indiana may not have the sunniest climate or the deepest canyon in the world, but it boasts an asset many locales lack: four seasons. On Saturday, Jan. 13, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College will launch the first of a series of hikes showcasing Indiana
Goshen College Music Department Chair and Associate Professor of Music John Graulty will present the first Faculty Showcase Recital of 2007 on Saturday, Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall. Graulty, a clarinetist, will perform chamber music with fellow music department faculty and students.
With an impressive repertoire of both classical and contemporary music, The Emerson String Quartet will play at Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall on Jan.19 at 7:30 p.m., as part of the Performing Arts Series.
A Goshen College English professor and poet has taken the shock and horror of the Oct. 2 Amish school shootings and transformed it into an evocative, deeply affecting work of reflection.
Goshen College will honor the life and work of Martin Luther King Jr. by holding its 14th annual all-school Martin Luther King Jr. Study Day, emphasizing the values and ideals that characterized King’s work, on Monday, Jan. 15. The theme for the day’s activities will be “MLK and the Hip-Hop Generation: Bridging the Past and the Future.” The college has again canceled all classes during the day, and all these events are open to the public.
Note: This news archive is old and –because many organizations have changed their online architecture since its writing– some urls may be broken. Creation Care roundtable hosted by Goshen College. Council for Christian Colleges & Universities. Dec. 7, 2007. Reading trilogy offers grounds for discussion. South Bend Tribune. Dec. 6, 2007. Called together: Gifts to the pope … Keep reading »