Nineteen Goshen College theater students and two faculty members participated in the American College Theater Festival (ACTF), held at Illinois State University during Jan. 13- 17. Two students, Eric Meyer (Sr., Millersburg, Ind.) and Erin Bontrager (Sr., Goshen), advanced to the final rounds of regional competitions.
In the 2004 issue of U.S. News & World Report “America’s Best Colleges” which hits newsstands today, Goshen College ranked 111th in the nation among liberal arts colleges-bachelors, placing it at the very top of the third tier, or quartile, of the 217 other similar schools.
Goshen College recently recognized 92 students for excellence in academics, releasing the names of students on the 2002-2003 spring semester Dean’s List.
With a hearty laugh accompanied by a customary slap on the table, Dominican Republic President Hipælito Mejia expressed his amusement and pleasure of conversation with Adam Derstine, a Goshen College student from Harrisonburg, Va.
As colleges and universities around the country face higher operating costs and weak financial markets affecting endowment payouts, Goshen College President Shirley H. Showalter announced this week that the college will reduce programs and personnel in order to balance its budget.