“This Bulletin shares just a few of the many rays of healing and hope that shine each and every day on campus and around the world as we seek to live fully into our vision of intercultural and international education. To you our alums, to you our recent graduates, to you our GC family and friends, Fiat Lux! Let there be light! And let it shine, let it shine, let it shine!”
This issue of Goshen College’s alumni magazine focuses on the core value of “global citizenship,” the theme of this year on campus.
On Nov. 28, 1979, over 300 people gathered in the year-old Umble Center for an international variety show entitled “Flight #606.” Guided by “pilot” Michael DeShield ’80 and “stewardess” Brigitte Hudicourt ’81, dances, songs and skits filled the “flight.” Both had found their way to Goshen through connections with Study-Service Term units in their home countries, Belize and Haiti.
Dr. Aaron J. Miller ’96 wants to put child abuse pediatricians out of a job. But there’s a plot twist. He is one.
In August, California writer Sofia Samatar was awarded one of the top honors in science fiction writing: the John W. Campbell Award for best new science fiction or fantasy writer.
Jane Liechty Fisher ’80 graduated from Goshen College with a degree in nursing, but after a successful nursing career, she became a botanical artist—a person who paints, sketches or otherwise illustrates plant life.
“What is an experience you had or an idea you encountered as a Goshen College student which influences who you are today?”
“At Goshen College, each year we focus on one core value. This year we will ponder the meaning of global citizenship, which is expressed primarily in two ways. The first and most common understanding has to do with our desire to foster intercultural openness between people of differing worldviews, experiences and ethnicities…”
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