The day of March 29, 1921 found Vesta Zook (Slagel), a 1915 graduate, and Vinora Weaver (Salzman), a 1918 graduate, in the New York City harbor boarding the SS Regina d’Italia ship for a 19-day voyage to Constantinople. Three months earlier they had gotten the call to become the first “lady workers” with the fledgling relief organization Mennonite Central Committee (MCC).
Archives for November 2013
Few people can say that they created a Tony award-winning costume, but Laura Charles ’00 can. Charles, who honed her costume design skills as a Goshen College theater major, lives in New York City and works for a shop called Tricorne that produces costumes for Broadway shows.
It all started when Hannah Sommers ’96, of Washington, D.C., landed an internship at National Public Radio (NPR) in 2001. A few years later, Sommers was hired by the organization as an audio archivist. Today, as program manager, she leads a team that develops digital toolsets and workflows.
Just weeks after the 9.0 magnitude earthquake and subsequent tsunami devastated 300 miles of Japan’s coastline on March 11, 2011, Amya Miller ’98 returned to the country, where she was born and spent her childhood, in order to volunteer as an interpreter for a relief organization. More than two years later, Miller is still working to ensure that the needs of disaster victims are not forgotten.
Through his work for Save the Children, an international organization that provides aid and advocates for children’s rights, Karl Frey ’88 has the opportunity to help and learn from people from cultures around the world.
Kathy Short ’75 is highly accomplished in the field of children’s literature, but when she found out that she was nominated to the 2014 Caldecott Committee, she was understandably “excited and honored to be elected.”
ometimes fate plays a large role in where a coach ends up.
For Goshen College head women’s basketball coach Stephanie Miller, that’s exactly how she landed in her current position.
Two Goshen College voice students earned top honors at a statewide singing competition on Saturday, Nov. 2. Rhianna Cockrell, a junior music major from Rileyville, Va., and Ben Ganger, a sophomore music major from Goshen, each won first place in their divisions at the annual National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Indiana state competition.
New Goshen College men’s head basketball coach Neal Young likes what he sees so far from his team.
Local high school students can explore educational opportunities at Goshen College Friday in the fields of teaching or nursing during a fall open house.