Summer 2012 events

Until July 6       
Art exhibit: “Quilts from the Permanent Collection,”
Good Library Gallery
From the Mennonite Historical Library, a variety of quilts from Mennonite, Amish, Hutterite and Native American communities that have been recently acquired or never before exhibited are on display. This includes recent and antique Indiana and Pennsylvania Amish quilts, including diamond-in-the-square; commemorative quilts; friendship quilts; and other patchwork and applied quilts.


Art exhibit opens: Four Decades of Women in Art
, Hershberger Art Gallery
In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Women’s Caucus for Art, The Indiana Women’s Caucus for Art exhibit honors and commemorates four decades of arts advocacy. From its beginnings in 1972, the mission of the Women’s Caucus for Art has been to expand opportunities and recognition for women in the arts. Today, the IWCA continues to educate about the contributions of women in art and support women artists in our community.  The exhibit is up until Sept. 16 when a reception will be held from 2 to 4 p.m.

Piano Workshop and Academy for Teachers and Students
, Music Center
The Piano Workshop and Academy is designed to serve the professional needs of piano teachers working at all levels and in a variety of settings. A concurrent academy for piano students ages 13-18 creates a dynamic atmosphere in which teachers and students learn together and from each other.

Guest clinicians include Jody Graves from Eastern Washington University; Nicholas Roth from Drake University; Jorge Muñiz, composer of a duet commissioned for the final evening concert, as well as Goshen College professors Matthew Hill and Beverly Lapp.

For information or to register, contact Beverly Lapp at (574) 535-7361 or or

7:30 p.m., Piano Workshop Student Showcase Recital, Rieth Recital Hall, Music Center
Free admission.

7:30 p.m., Piano Workshop Recital: Nicholas Roth, solo piano, Sauder Concert Hall, Music Center
Free admission for workshop participants, $5 for all others.

Goshen College Soccer Camps
, Goshen College Soccer Fields
This fun-filled soccer experience will give players all the tools they need to become better as they are trained in proper soccer technique. The camps will be directed by Thavisak (Tavi) Mounsithiraj, head coach of the Goshen College men’s soccer team, 2005 MCC Coach of the Year and 2006 NAIA Regional Coach of the Year.

Kindergarten Kickers, ages 5-6 years old (cost $65), will meet 10-11:15 a.m. beginning Tuesday, June 19.

Students in grades 1-8 (cost $175) will begin on Tuesday, June 19, at 1 p.m. On the following days they will meet from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Registration deadline is June 19. For more information and to register, contact Tavi Mounsithiraj at (574) 535-7235 or

7:30 p.m., Piano Workshop Recital: Jody Graves, solo piano, Sauder Concert Hall, Music Center
Free admission for workshop participants, $5 for all others.

7:30 p.m., Piano Workshop Recital: Student Ensemble Concert, featuring a new commissioned duet by Jorge Muñiz, Sauder Concert Hall, Music Center
Free admission for workshop participants, $5 for all others.

10 a.m., Summer Orientation and Registration, Music Center lobby
New students enrolling for the first time at Goshen College are invited to register for classes with an adviser and become familiar with college life. Parents are invited to attend sessions specifically for them.

For more information, contact the Admission Office at (800) 348-7422, (574) 535-7535 or


9 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Wetland Insect Identification at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center
Dr. Mary Linton, a wetland ecologist, will lead a day-long workshop for adults who want to fine-tune their wetland insect identification.

For information or to register, contact Jennifer Schrock, phone (260) 799-5869 or email


New student days

Goshen College’s Administration Building, Church-Chapel, Good Library, Music Center, Newcomer Center and Umble Center are accessible to people using wheelchairs and others with physical limitations.

Directions to the college and a campus map are available at: For ticket information, contact the Welcome Center, at (574) 535-7566, or e-mail

Editors: For more information about this release, to arrange an interview or request a photo, contact Goshen College Public Relations Assistant Director Jodi H. Beyeler at (574) 535-7572 or


Goshen College, established in 1894, is a residential Christian liberal arts college rooted in the Anabaptist-Mennonite tradition. The college’s Christ-centered core values – passionate learning, global citizenship, compassionate peacemaking and servant-leadership – prepare students as leaders for the church and world. Recognized for its unique Study-Service Term program, Goshen has earned citations of excellence in Barron’s Best Buys in Education, “Colleges of Distinction,” “Making a Difference College Guide” and U.S.News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges” edition, which named Goshen a “least debt college.” Visit