From the day in June 1903 that Jesse Smucker’s team drove away with a load of soil excavated from a field that was to become the Goshen College campus, the college land has been dug, poked and shaped by many hands for many purposes. Utilitarian holes dug for this foundation, or that fountain, grading done […]
College dining halls are known for large amounts of food thrown away by students, for grease-laden burgers and chicken nuggets and for preparing mass quantities of food straight from the freezer section that would never be considered “fresh.” But something different is going on in the Goshen College Dining Hall, with the AVI Fresh food service provider leading the way in caring for the health and taste buds of each student and for the well-being of the earth. In 2009, when the college was choosing a new food service provider, these qualities were what set them apart.
Student Art Show: “Tolerance & The Other” From Nov. 19 to Dec. 6, Goshen College student artwork will be on display in the Fall Student Art Show, “Tolerance and the Other,” in the college’s Good Library Basement Gallery. The opening reception will be on Friday, Nov. 19 from 2 to 5 p.m. The exhibit is […]
Mike Burton: Graphic Design, Illustration and Letterpress Reception: Sunday, Nov 14, 2010, 2-3:30 p.m. Graphic designer, illustrator and letterpress printer Mikey Burton will be exhibiting at the Hershberger Gallery Oct. 31, 2010-Jan. 12, 2011. Originally from Canton, Ohio, Burton earned his Bachelor of Science/Master of Arts degree in Visual Communication Design from Kent State University […]
Chase Snyder’s “This I Believe” speech
John Blosser: Retrospective Exhibit John Blosser has taught in Goshen College’s Art Department for 10 years and before that at Hesston College for 20. This exhibit features the work he has done throughout his career as he nears retirement in 2011. There will be a reception for this show during Alumni Weekend, Saturday, October 2 […]
On Oct. 2, 2006, the world was stunned by the killings of five Amish schoolgirls in a small schoolhouse in Nickel Mines, Pa. Within hours, the Amish community forgave the gunman and rallied around his family. It was an act of compassion and forgiveness so powerful, so unbelievable, and for many, so questionable that it led three authors who know the Amish well to write a book about the role of forgiveness in Amish culture, “Amish Grace: How Forgiveness Transcended Tragedy.”
Goshen College honors seven outstanding alumni during Homecoming Weekend 2010 Culture for Service Awardees: Wilma Shank ’46 and David A. Shank ’48 (front), Wilmar Stahl ’71 (back, third from left), and Nancy Chupp ’87 (back, second from left) 2010 Decade of Servant Leadership Awardee: Cristina Hernandez ’00 (back left) 2010 Champions of Character Awardees : […]
Goshen College Professor Emeritus of Religion J.R. Burkholder’s life and work as ethicist, church leader and social change agent spanned and influenced dramatic changes in 20th-century Mennonite peace theology and ecumenical engagements. A collection of 30 of his most insightful essays on pacifism, patriotism, public witness, Mennonite ethics, health care, stewardship, vocation, service and other issues of discipleship have been collected and edited into the new book Prophetic Peacemaking (Herald Press).