Building an intercultural family, one student at a time

Goshen College seniors Tavo Parral, an elementary education major from San Antonio, and Yvette Cardenas, a nursing major from outside Chicago, meet with Assistant Director of Diverse Student Support Sophie Metzger in the Center for Intercultural Teaching and Learning offices.

Photo by Jodi H. Beyeler

Goshen College students Tavo Parral and Yvette Cardenas recently donned caps and gowns to receive their diplomas at graduation in front of their families—the blood relatives who traveled from a distance and the families they formed on campus.

Goshen College and University of Notre Dame publish ‘Latinos in Northern Indiana’ research series

To learn more about and order copies of the reports, contact Goshen College's Center for Intercultural Teaching & Learning at (574) 535-7800, or visit their website at www.goshen.edu/citl. Reports can be purchased for $10 per volume, or for $20 for all three volumes.

Goshen College’s Institute for Latino Educational Achievement, in collaboration with the University of Notre Dame’s Institute for Latino Studies, published a three-volume series of research reports, titled “Latinos in Northern Indiana,” during the spring of 2011. The reports assess the educational experiences of local Latinos and provide recommendations for improvement.