In February, the State of Indiana Civil Rights Commission (ICRC) awarded Goshen College Assistant Professor of Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies Regina Shands Stoltzfus the 2016 Spirit of Justice Award, the commission’s highest honor. We talk with her about her approach to social justice.
Alumni can be found behind the microphone, behind the camera and behind the scenes as leaders in the broadcasting industry.
The Sustainability Leadership Semester is offered every fall semester at the Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, a 1,189-acre nature sanctuary (30 minutes southeast of the main campus near Wolf Lake, Indiana). The fully-accredited experience comprises 15 credits over five classes, and is open to upper-level students from any major and from any school.
Whether its on a river, in a classroom or behind a microphone, this issue of the Bulletin highlights great things that our students, faculty and alumni are doing in the world. About the cover: The college’s unique Sustainability Leadership Semester at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center is quite the adventure and transformative learning experience for … Keep reading »
Marvin Bartel has shaped a ceramics program that has cultivated a long list of potters, artists and teachers around the world.
The assembly of some 8,000 Anabaptists at the Mennonite World Conference this summer in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Pope Francis’s visit to the United States in September, inspired in me an extraordinary hope for the church. I was reminded of the preeminent calling we have as a Christian Anabaptist liberal arts college: to produce graduates who are evermore Christ-like in their character and truly global in their outlook.
This issue of the Bulletin really celebrates the legacies of Goshen College alumni, whether they are alumni awardees, potters, attendees of this year’s Homecoming Weekend or parents of current students.
Intercultural learning – the focus of the spring/summer 2015 issue – is “like a dance” as we leave our comfortable groups and interact with “the other.”
In 2014, Gilberto Perez Jr. took on a new role in the college’s Center for Intercultural and International Education after two years as an associate professor of social work. He comes to this campus leadership role with a passion for bringing diverse people together and increasing trust and relationships between local law enforcement officials, neighborhood associations, Goshen College and the Latino community.
Karen Zorn ’84 was changed by her Goshen College experience. Now she wants to use music to change the world. As president of the Longy School of Music of Bard College in Boston, she’s been busy realigning the college to better fit its mission, which is to prepare musicians to make a difference in the world through a revolutionary music model called El Sistema.