Goshen College’s radio station, 91.1 FM The Globe (WGCS), won first prize at the Indiana Broadcasters Association’s (IBA) 28th annual Spectrum Awards last weekend, the highest professional broadcasting award in the state of Indiana.
Goshen College broadcasting students and 91.1 The Globe (WGCS) again won first place in two categories and were named finalists in one other category in the College Broadcasters, Inc. (CBI) National Student Radio Production Awards.
This summer, 18 Goshen College students are participating in the Maple Scholars Summer Research Program.
FiveCore Media, Goshen College’s video production company, was nominated for a regional Emmy award for its 2013 “A Festival of Carols” video, which aired in December 2014 on PBS stations in Indiana. This is the first Emmy nomination for FiveCore Media and the second Emmy nomination for Goshen College since 2008. An awards ceremony will take place on June 27, 2015 in Indianapolis.
Goshen College students involved with campus publications were recently honored for their work at the Indiana Collegiate Press Association (ICPA) competition for print media. ICPA presented awards at its annual conference on April 11 in Indianapolis. Among the winners were staff members of The Record, the student newspaper, and Red Cents, the student arts journal.
Chau Bui, a broadcasting major from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, who graduates this week, came to Goshen with a desire to tell stories.
The GC Communication Department and FiveCore Media continue to be recognized for high-quality video work, both regionally and nationally, with awards from both educational and professional associations.
GC was also runner-up for Indiana Radio School of the Year. Fifteen different GC students earned individual awards in 17 categories, including seven first-place honors.
With her speech titled “Through the eyes of people,” Dona Park won the top prize and a chance to enter her speech in the bi-national intercollegiate oratorical contest.
The Goshen College Communication Department and FiveCore Media recently released two documentaries on the work of Foods Resource Bank (FRB) and its partners in Kenya: “Sunset to Sunrise: Sustainable Living in Ndeiya” and “Culture and Community: The Maasai Shift to Settled Life.”