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Archives for February, 2013

“Goshen College earns broadcasting awards” in the Goshen News

“The whole department is rejoicing,” said Jason Samuel, Goshen College assistant professor of communication and general manager of The Globe. “It’s hard to put into words the amount of work our students put into the broadcasting program, and to be recognized is extra special. It’s a remarkable achievement for us, and we’re the smallest school in the competition. It makes us feel good.”

“Why the church needs to discuss sex . . . and how to do it” on Canadian Mennonite Young Voices

While some churches, families or youth groups do a good job, many ignore the uncomfortable subject to the possible detriment of future relationships. “I don’t know how we can imagine, as a church, that our people are going to grow up to be healthy sexual beings in congregations if the church does not talk about sexuality at all during their adolescent years,” Goshen College Professor Keith Graber Miller says.

A Grace Note and a Concert Hall

Part of the task of an assessor is to review blueprints of buildings that are under construction in an attempt to calculate an estimated value prior to the building being completed. One of my first blueprint reviews was that of the Music Center at Goshen College. There were more than 30 pages of blueprints with every detail itemized: plumbing, electrical, floors, walls, ceilings and even the parking lot with appropriate landscaping. The review of the plans took more than a week, during which time it became crystal clear that this was going to be an exceptional facility.