Changes are coming to Goshen College’s course catalog, with new majors and minors being added for the fall of 2014.
Each winter, as many as 3,000 Amish people from “up north” trade in their buggies for three-wheeled tricycles and join the small year-round Amish population in Pinecraft. Because of the spontaneous nature of Pinecraft’s growth, there are concerns about its safety, building permits, land use and ordinance codes. With the help of two Goshen College students and a recent graduate, these concerns are finally being addressed.
Two Goshen College voice students earned top honors at a statewide singing competition on Saturday, Nov. 2. Rhianna Cockrell, a junior music major from Rileyville, Va., and Ben Ganger, a sophomore music major from Goshen, each won first place in their divisions at the annual National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) Indiana state competition.
Goshen College’s radio station, 91.1 FM The Globe (WGCS), has received six finalist nominations in four categories by the Indiana Broadcasters Association (IBA) for the 26th Annual Spectrum Awards.
During May term, Goshen College Professor of History John D. Roth led 17 students in an exploration of the different Anabaptist cultures of Paraguay. The class trekked from the capital city of Asunción to Mennonite colonies in the Gran Chaco and in eastern Paraguay during their three-week learning tour of the country.
America’s enchantment with the Amish – in romance novels and on reality television – has left many wondering what Amish life is really like. A new book, co-written by Goshen College Professor of History Steve M. Nolt, looks to dispel myths and document Amish life across North America.
Goshen College recently recognized 254 students for excellence in academics on the spring 2012-13 semester Dean’s List.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has just awarded Goshen College a five-year grant of $598,000 to provide need-based Leaf Scholarships to academically talented first-generation college students pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Dan Charles, a food and agriculture correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR), will be the speaker at Goshen College’s 115th commencement on Sunday, April 28 at 3 p.m. in the Roman Gingerich Recreation-Fitness Center.
The Executive Board of Mennonite Church USA has appointed Jo-Ann Brant, professor of Bible, religion and philosophy at Goshen College, to the editorial board of the Believers Church Bible Commentary Series as its denominational representative, effective January 2013.