Gathering to Celebrate
Kathy Troyer ’75 and Virgil Troyer ’74 felt the aftershocks of Haiti’s tragic January earthquake first hand, but left the disaster feeling inspired. The Troyers, in their second year as regional disaster coordinators, in Honduras for Mennonite Central Committee, were asked to coordinate MCC’s disaster response following the 7.0 earthquake that affected an estimated 3 … Keep reading »
Gwen Birky Miller ’75 and her husband, Gary Miller ’76, got the surprise of their lives last year when a man who had introduced himself as a stock broker and documentary filmmaker later revealed that he was actually a “Secret Millionaire” from ABC’s television’s reality show and wanted to donate to the nonprofit program they help operate.
Lee E. Miller ’80 is leading cutting-edge research to restore lost limb movement no farther away than Chicago. Miller uses advanced surgically implanted electronics and signal processing systems with a goal of helping people regain mobility and independence after spinal cord injuries or amputations.
Ellah Wakatama Allfrey ’88 was awarded an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE), for services to the publishing industry, at Buckingham Palace.
Longtime Bulletin readers may recall the mystery of an Egyptian seated on a camel near Cairo and wearing a Goshen College sweatshirt. The July-August 1983 issue of Natural History magazine published the image, and that September, the Bulletin asked its readership to help determine the sweatshirt’s origin. The answer came in the next Bulletin. It … Keep reading »
Culture for Service burns brightest for some Goshen College alumni just after graduation. For Elisabeth Fast Beels ’75 and Rebecca Dyck ’75, however, Goshen’s motto continues to guide their lives of helping others.
Twenty years ago, Joan Miller Block ’82, her husband, Dr. Tim Block, and their friends, Paul and Janine Witte, all from Pennsylvania, founded the Hepatitis B Foundation in response to a young family affected by hepatitis B.
In the Fall of 2010, 19 Goshen College students engaged in a fascinating Study-Service Term in Egypt under the leadership of Director of International Education Tom Meyers. After a semester, the students returned home on the eve of a turning point of history: the popular uprising that forced the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak, who had ruled Egypt for three decades. Four of the students have shared their transformative experiences.