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.

Business Department awards grants to seven student-run businesses

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From a colorfully painted vintage van frequently seen around campus to black and white photos from Africa, Goshen College students are bringing their entrepreneurial ideas to life with assistance from the Business Department. To encourage students to develop their skills further, the Business Department has awarded entrepreneurship grants to seven student-owned businesses, for a total of $27,500 during this academic year.

Professor emerita publishes first-time English translations of medieval religious literature

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GOSHEN, Ind. – Goshen College Professor Emerita of French and Humanities Judith Davis, along with Ron Akehurst of the University of Minnesota, recently wrote an introduction to and translation of two 14th-century poems. Published in May by The Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Texts & Studies, the book, titled “Our Lady’s Lawsuits,” presents first-time … Keep reading »

Goshen College launches institutes focused on ecological regeneration, Latino educational achievement and global Anabaptism

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An “exciting new chapter” has begun at Goshen College, according to the college’s President James E. Brenneman on March 24 as he launched three institutes, all focused on the college’s distinctive academic strengths as they relate to faith.

Goshen College launches unique residential Sustainability Semester at Merry Lea

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Goshen College is announcing a new, unique opportunity for undergraduate students to earn a semester of college credit in a fairly unconventional way. Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College will offer (beginning in the fall of 2011) the Sustainability Semester in Residence for students to live and learn in Indiana’s first platinum-rated LEED® facility located on a 1,189-acre nature preserve. A cohort of six to 15 students will engage complex problems related to the regional watershed.

Speech about migrant farm workers wins this year’s peace oratorical contest

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Jair Hernandez, a Goshen College sophomore, said that “Migrant farm workers really are the invisible backbone of the American agricultural system,” during his speech titled “Migrant Farm Workers,” that won first place in the annual Goshen College C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on Feb. 22. Hernandez, a public relations major from Goshen, was one of six Goshen College students who spoke about a variety of peace and justice issues during the contest.