Following a march last week from an out-of-town group, Goshen residents and Goshen College students will walk through the city Sunday, Sept. 21., to raise awareness of climate change.
Learn about the unique history of Spain and Portugal while enjoying the tastes of their cultures at the Afternoon Sabbatical international luncheon on Oct. 14. Dean Rhodes, associate professor of Spanish, and Annette Johnson, who has lived in Spain for the past 15 years, will present the program “Portugal and Spain: Common Neighbors with an Uncommon Past” at noon in the college’s Church-Chapel Fellowship Hall.
Goshen College art professors Kristi Glick, Randy Horst, Merrill Krabill, Leslie Miller and John Mishler will present selections of their own work in a faculty exhibit from Sept. 28 through Nov. 9. A reception will take place on Saturday, Oct. 4, 5-7 p.m. in the Music Center’s Hershberger Art Gallery.
Students and faculty from Goshen College, as well as some community members marched with activists from downtown Goshen to the college Monday, Sept. 15.
Goshen College alumni and friends are warmly invited back to campus for Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 3-5. In addition to reuniting with classmates, highlights of the weekend include alumni awards, a music gala, a hymn sing, an art exhibit, kids’ activities, an alumni bike ride, alumni author book signings, campus tours, a Frisbee tournament, soccer game and the world premiere for two peace plays.
The winning plays in the 2014 Goshen College Peace Play Contest – the only contest devoted solely to plays about peace and peace-related topics in the United States – will take center stage during the college’s Homecoming Weekend on Oct. 3 at 8 p.m., Oct. 4 at 4 p.m. and Oct. 5 at 2 p.m. (ASL interpreted) in the college’s Umble Center. The plays will be directed by and performed by Goshen College students.
Donning brightly-colored jackets, colorful signs and pulling carts carrying supplies, the Great March for Climate Action marchers Monday made their way through Elkhart County.