Goshen News editors see progress in fostering a dialogue that, despite some palpable tension, will help diverse groups of people better understand their points of view.
For the second time in three years, a Goshen College student took first place in the bi-national intercollegiate C. Henry Smith Oratorical Contest sponsored by Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) U.S. Abby Deaton, a senior communication major from Indianapolis, won with her speech, “The Welcome Table: Discussing Goshen College’s Hiring Policy.”
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.
Modeled after the popular photo blog Humans of New York, Humans of Goshen is a peace-building photography project that acts as a platform for community storytelling. Sara Klassen, a 2014 Goshen College graduate, pioneered the project to highlight diversity in Goshen’s population.
Sara Klassen’s final class at Goshen College didn’t take place in the Florida Keys or the African savannah or among Roman ruins, where many of her friends were studying during May Term. Her final class took place in a windowless room deep in the Elkhart County jail.
Twenty-two Goshen College students are spending their summer working with professors on various research projects during the college’s eight-week Maple Scholars program.
David Cortright, director of policy studies at the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame, will present the annual Goshen College Yoder Public Affairs Lecture, titled “The Power of Nonviolence: Lessons from the Unarmed Revolution in Egypt,” on Tuesday, Oct. 30 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall.
by Duane Stoltzfus, Goshen College Professor of Communication. Prepared remarks for March 12, 2012 – Goshen College Convocation, Church-Chapel
Event: C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest Date and time: Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. Location: Goshen College’s Umble Center Cost: Free and open to the public GOSHEN, Ind. – Five Goshen College students will address current issues of peace and justice in the 2012 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. … Keep reading »
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.