Perry Bush, professor of history at Bluffton (Ohio) University, will present the 2015 C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture on Tuesday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Administration Building Room 28. Bechtel will speak on “The Professor as Peacemaker: C. Henry Smith and the Mennonite Intellectual Tradition, 1920-1948.”
Goshen College has announced the 28 recipients of the school’s top scholarships for 2015-16, including the President’s Leadership Award, the CIIE Award, the Stoltzfus Diverse Leadership Award and the LEAF Scholarship.
Goshen College’s Study-Service Term (SST) program has been ranked fourth on a list of the 50 best study abroad program in America. Since the SST program began in 1968, nearly 8,000 students have participated in 24 countries worldwide.
Goshen College recently recognized 210 students for excellence in academics on the fall 2014-15 semester Dean’s List. The Dean’s List includes undergraduate students earning at least a 3.75 GPA, while completing at least 12 hours of course work for a letter grade.
Goshen College has again been named one of the top 100 best values among all liberal arts colleges by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance for 2014, placing it second in Indiana.
Ethan Setiawan first picked up a mandolin in 2010, when he was 13 years old. Last Friday, at the age of 17, he was the youngest person ever to be named national mandolin champion at the Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival in Winfield, Kansas.
Goshen College will be participating in the statewide College GO! Week, sponsored by Learn More Indiana. For the entire week, Goshen College will waive application fees.
FiveCore Media and the Goshen College Communication Department received a national bronze Telly Award for “Breaking Down Barriers: Journeys of the Apostle Paul,” a documentary filmed and produced by Goshen College students and faculty.
Goshen College was ranked 22nd for best value among private colleges in the Midwest, according to a recent list by Great Value Colleges.
Fourteen Goshen College students are participating in the Maple Scholars Summer Research Program. Started in 1998, Maple Scholars is an eight-week program of research, experimentation, analysis and archiving data.