Building on its academic distinctives, Goshen College faculty and administration recently approved 12 new undergraduate academic programs of study, including six majors, three minors, two concentrations and an education licensure add-on program, across five areas of study. The new opportunities will be offered beginning in the fall of 2017.
Anna Mast ’08 is taking ownership of Anna’s Bread in Goshen, formerly Rachel’s bread, from Rachel Shenk ’80.
Hannah (Grieser) Hochstetler ’13 died in a Jan. 19 traffic accident near Roanoke, Virginia. Hochstetler was 26. Her husband, Caleb Hochstetler ’13, was also injured in the accident.
Sasha Dyck ’04 was hoping to be in Washington, D.C., Friday, but instead he’ll have to watch the event from north of the border. The dual citizen was denied entry into the United States Thursday when he presented his Canadian passport at the St. Bernard de Lacolle, Que., border crossing.
Seven student winners of the 2017 Goshen College Concerto-Aria Competition will perform arias and individual concerto movements with the Goshen College Symphony Orchestra, directed by Associate Professor of Music Jose Rocha, in the 57th annual Concerto-Aria Concert on Saturday, Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.
A Goshen College graduate from Wakarusa, Martin found out she enjoyed teaching after spending four years studying business. “I was going to school for my bachelors in business and I had a senior internship that went well, but was really just OK,” she said. “I noticed that whenever I was in a room full of kids I lit up and so I told my parents I wanted to redirect my degree program.”
Goshen College will host a one-day men’s choir festival Sunday, Feb. 5, culminating in a joint concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall.
During his junior year at Goshen College, Stephen Graber became interested in being a doctor. Shadowing physicians at a family practice and cancer clinic exposed him to the profession. But his time at St. Elizabeth’s, seeing the passion with which the health providers serve, has strengthened his sense of mission.
I saw these beautiful bookends in a new way this week. They commemorate a momentous time in my life, the day the Goshen College community formally initiated me into the role of president, after having called me a year earlier.