Regina Shands Stoltzfus ’84 is a professor of peace, justice and conflict studies at Goshen College, where she teaches about race, class and ethnic relations, personal violence and healing, and transforming conflict and violence. She is co-founder of the Roots of Justice Anti-Oppression program (formerly Damascus Road).
J. Nelson Kraybill ’78 will be installed as president of the World Mennonite Conference on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at the Farm Show Arena in Harrisburg, Pa.
This summer, 18 Goshen College students are participating in the Maple Scholars Summer Research Program.
The peace, justice, and conflict studies major is great for those interested in being mediators, lawyers, peace workers, social workers and more.
For three weeks, three hours each morning, 19 Goshen College “outside” students and 20 “inside” students took part in two classes at the Elkhart County Correctional Facility.
This summer, 15 Goshen College students will to spend three months serving at a camp, congregation or service agency through the Camping, Ministry and Service Inquiry Programs.
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.”
With her speech titled “Through the eyes of people,” Dona Park won the top prize and a chance to enter her speech in the bi-national intercollegiate oratorical contest.
Five Goshen College students will present speeches during the 2015 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on Tuesday, Feb. 17. The annual event will take place at 7 p.m. in the Umble Center and is free and open to the public.
Goshen College graduate Karen Zorn visited her alma mater Monday, Jan. 12, to deliver a keynote speech discussing the merits of a new music program called El Sistema. The program is spreading into Elkhart classrooms and across the U.S.