Ann Hostetler, Goshen College professor of English, will present the 2017 C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture on Tuesday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Administration Building Room 28. Hostetler’s speech is titled “Conflict and Creativity: Shunning and Its Legacy in Amish and Mennonite Communities.” The lecture is free and open to the public.
Yazan Meqbil, a sophomore molecular biology/biochemistry major from Hebron, Palestine, won the top prize of $500 at the annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest with his speech titled “Beyond Occupation of Mind and Body.” His speech will also be entered in Mennonite Central Committee’s bi-national intercollegiate oratorical contest.
Hannah Heinzekehr interviews Mark Schloneger, pastor of North Goshen Mennonite Church in Indiana and one of the co-founders of the Election Day Communion movement.
Eva Lapp reflects on Mennonite reactions to patriotism and Colin Kapernick.
Since it was founded in 1894, Goshen College has cultivated a long tradition of peacemaking.
The Dakota Access pipeline is causing controversy across the country, and one group of Goshen College students came out to protest it.
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.
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.
Earlier this summer, my 20-year-old son had a burned out headlight on his car. Frankly, I wanted to get that light changed as soon as possible, because a burned out light can be a death sentence for a Black man.
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.