When Janeth M. Vela and Alexa D. Valdez were seniors at Goshen High School, attending college seemed like a distant dream – though not from a lack of desire or talent.
College got a bit easier and more enjoyable this past academic year for some students at Goshen College, thanks to an innovative peer mentoring program by the Center for Intercultural and International Education (CIIE).
The town hall meeting included Janeth Vela, a junior at GC, and Richard Aguirre, director of corporate and foundation relations.
The Goshen Chamber of Commerce and Goshen College teamed up to run an Intercultural Leadership Academy from March until May.
Goshen College has led a robust effort over the past decade to attract international students and become an intercultural campus.
In a new effort by Goshen College’s Center for Intercultural and International Education (CIIE), the college has begun offering English language classes for community members.
The Mexican Consulate in Indianapolis and Goshen College will together award $40,000 in scholarship aid to GC students of Mexican heritage during the 2014-15 school year.
Gilberto Pérez, Jr., associate professor of social work at Goshen College, has been appointed as senior director of intercultural development and educational partnerships at Goshen College’s Center for Intercultural and International Education (CIIE).
Goshen College professor Gilberto Perez was involved in a series of Community Policing presentations held for the Latino community in Goshen recently.
By Richard R. Aguirre Many famous people have visited Goshen College since it was founded in 1894 — none more famous than the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The slain civil right leader visited Goshen College on March 10, 1960. At the time, King was leading the struggle for racial equality throughout the South. The … Keep reading »