Goshen College and Goshen High School invite area Latino high school students and Spanish-speaking parents and families to attend our 4th Annual Latino College Night on Wednesday, Nov. 20, starting at 6:30 p.m. at Goshen High School.
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Goshen College business students won first place at the Student Case Competition during MEDA’s (Mennonite Economic Development Associates) annual convention in Wichita, Kan., on Nov. 9.
Three Community School of the Arts (CSA) youth choirs will perform as part of the CSA’s Fall Showcase Concert on Sunday, Nov. 17. The concert begins at 4 p.m. in Sauder Concert Hall.
91.1 The Globe (WGCS) was named “Station of the Year” by the Indiana Broadcasters Association (IBA) at the 26th Annual Spectrum Awards in Indianapolis.
“As a college whose peacemaking roots run deep, naming one of our core values “peacemaking” seems obvious to me…”
“Mary Oyer’s passionate quest and openness to expanding the musical canon, the ‘sound pool,’ of the Mennonite church and of Goshen College to be more than mere perfect imitation will prove to be, in my estimation, one of her greatest legacies.”
Though it was well known in her family, community and college that Lois Mary Gunden Clemens ’36 (Goshen College French professor 1939-41, 1944-58) had served in southern France during World War II with Mennonite Central Committee (MCC), helped many children and had been a prisoner of war for a year, the extent to which she risked her own safety and played a critical role in helping to save Jewish children’s lives during the Holocaust recently came to light with the research of her niece Mary Jean Gunden ’77.
When Isaac Steiner, 7, died on March 6, 2013, after a 21-month struggle with brain cancer, his parents, Rob and Sarah Steiner ’98, were devastated. Though the experience of Isaac’s illness was agonizing, the Steiners found that having meaningful nursing care made a difference. As a tribute to their son and his nurses, they recently established a scholarship for Goshen College nursing students in the hope that recipients will provide the same kind of compassionate care that Isaac received.
Merritt Lehman ’64 won the gold medal at the World Indoor Rowing Championships in Boston in February. In the process, he set a new American record in the 2,000 meters for the 70-79 lightweight age group.
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).