Annual MLK Study Day at Goshen College will examine diversity, then and now

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Goshen College students, faculty and community members will focus on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and explore diversity issues of the past and present during the MLK Day celebration events on Jan. 19-20. The community is welcomed to campus for a community breakfast on Monday, Jan. 20, which will feature a gospel choir, … Keep reading »

Students connect in new campus-wide mentoring program

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Eva Lapp and Brynn Godshall have a lot in common: they both sing in the Women’s World Music Choir at Goshen College, love ice cream and share a passion for peace studies. But Lapp, a junior from Goshen, and Godshall, a freshman from Lancaster, Pa., might never have become friends if not for a new student-led initiative called Campus Connections.

Summit challenges students to create sustainable campuses

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During a chilly November weekend, 45 student leaders from eight colleges and universities gathered for a sustainability summit at Goshen College’s Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center. The goal of the sustainability summit was to bring students from area institutions together to learn, network and brainstorm ways to make their home campuses more sustainable. This year’s focus was on food.

New book examines the history of Mennonite youth ministry

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A book chronicling the past 120 years of youth ministry in the Mennonite church hit the shelves this month. Bob Yoder, assistant professor of youth ministry and campus pastor at Goshen College, served as editor of the book, which is titled “A History of Mennonite Youth Ministry 1885-2005” (Institute for Mennonite Studies, December 2013. $26.45 US).

Bring on the ‘bots – The Goshen News

The Goshen College 2013 Electronics & Robotics Show took place last week in the Recreation-Fitness Center. The event was a showcase for projects created by students in the 300-levelt electronics/robotics course taught by John Ross Buschert, professor of physics and department chair.