Merry Lea to host birding weekend


Experienced and aspiring birders alike will have an opportunity to seek out their favorite feathered friends during Merry Lea’s Midwest Birding Expedition on April 25 to 27 at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College. The 1,189-acre nature center includes a diverse array of ecosystems, which makes it an ideal spot for spring birdwatching.

Two families breathe new life into legacy scholarship

A scholarship for children and grandchildren of former Maple Leafs is being revived with the help of some generous alumni. The fund, which was originally created in 1993 by the alumni board, has historically been administered in combination with another alumni scholarship. It is now being revived with the help of Jim ’65 and Lois … Keep reading »

The millionaires next door


Norman family honors late daughter, sister with endowed scholarship Paul and Alma Norman were products of the Great Depression. Paul was a maintenance man in Fort Wayne, Ind., and Alma raised their two daughters, Margaret and Bettie. The family got by with modest means. So when their daughter Margaret, the last remaining member of the … Keep reading »