Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) representatives Paul ’08 and Rebecca ’08 Shetler Fast, of Pittsburgh, Pa., listened to their stories on Wednesday, Oct. 5, the day the rain from Category 4 Hurricane Matthew stopped falling in Port-au-Prince, the capital of Haiti.
Three generations of the Bender family have served with MCC internationally. John ’53 and Naomi Bender ’53 began the legacy of service by establishing a clinic in Haiti in 1959. Their daughter Jan ’78 (GC professor of history) and son-in-law Peter Shetler ’78 served in multiple locations with MCC, followed by their sons Dan ’06 and Paul ’08.
Kate Stoltzfus ’05 and Kelly Shenk Koontz ’08 were named to Mennonite Economic Development Agency’s list of ‘Ten Young Women Changing the World’
Since it was founded in 1894, Goshen College has cultivated a long tradition of peacemaking.
Ever wonder what you can do with a Goshen College degree? Wonder no more — we checked in with a few of our recent graduates to find out what they’ve been doing since graduation.
Philipp Gollner will bring his interests in religion, migration, space, race and ethnicity to Goshen College this fall as a new assistant professor of U.S. history. An Austrian native, Gollner moved to the United States in 2006.
Saulo Padilla ’05 works for Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) U.S. as coordinator for the Immigration Education National Program. His passion to work with immigrants comes from his own experience as the son of a refugee and immigrant, as well as the biblical call to welcome the stranger.
Grant Rissler ’99 is a doctoral candidate in public policy and administration at Virginia Commonwealth University, assistant director for programs at the Commonwealth Educational Policy Institute and he’s a board member for the Richmond Peace Education Center and the fair-trade shop Ten Thousand Villages.
Sixteen Goshen College students are participating in summer research projects through the college’s Maple Scholars Program.
Jason B. Kauffman of Durham, North Carolina, has been named full-time director of archives and records management for the denomination’s Executive Board (EB) staff, effective July 1, 2016.