Goshen College and College Mennonite Church welcomed walkers participating in the Great March for Climate Action on 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.
The Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers, played for nearly 1,000 people at Sauder Concert Hall on Goshen College’s campus.
For the second time in three years, a Goshen College student took first place in the bi-national intercollegiate C. Henry Smith Oratorical Contest sponsored by Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) U.S. Abby Deaton, a senior communication major from Indianapolis, won with her speech, “The Welcome Table: Discussing Goshen College’s Hiring Policy.”