On a typical weekday during the semester, about 75 to 100 pounds of food waste is produced in the college’s dining hall. Because of student commitment and ingenuity, that waste is now turned into compost, which is used as a natural fertilizer in a small garden, eventually producing vegetables and herbs for meals to be served to students.
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The Goshen College International Student Club (ISC) will offer dinner and a show during their annual ISC Coffeehouse on Saturday, March 9.
Goshen College’s Music Department will now be offering three new music scholarships for up to $10,000 a year to new students and is renewable for up to three additional years if a grade point average of 3.0 is maintained.
Three area college presidents have joined an effort urging U.S. policy leaders to take steps designed to reduce gun violence.
Building on the success of its master’s degree programs in environmental education and nursing, GC officials have announced that the college will begin offering the new master’s degree in intercultural leadership beginning in May of this year.
Goshen College faculty advisor for the student radio station, The Globe, Jason Samuel, and television faculty advisor Seth Conley attributed Goshen’s success at the competition to the college’s emphasis on getting students involved with their areas of interest early.
“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.”
Trumpeter and 1986 Goshen College alumnus Dr. Martin Hodel will return to campus on Friday, Feb. 22 to perform a visiting artist recital with retired Goshen College Professor of Music Dr. Marvin Blickenstaff. The recital begins at 7:30 p.m. in Sauder Concert Hall, Goshen College Music Center.
Five Goshen College student speakers will participate in the college’s 2013 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on Tuesday, Feb. 19 in Umble Center at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
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.