Goshen College alumni and friends are warmly invited back to campus for Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 3-5. In addition to reuniting with classmates, highlights of the weekend include alumni awards, a music gala, a hymn sing, an art exhibit, kids’ activities, an alumni bike ride, alumni author book signings, campus tours, a Frisbee tournament, soccer game and the world premiere for two peace plays.
The 2014-15 Afternoon Sabbatical series will begin with compelling stories from Abner and Anne Hershberger, former Goshen College professors, on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 1 p.m. in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.
Organist and former Bluffton College music professor Stephen Jacoby will open the 2014-15 Goshen College Rieth Chamber Series with a recital on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 at 4 p.m. Jacoby will perform on the Goshen College Music Center’s Taylor & Boody pipe organ in the Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall.
The 2014-15 Goshen College Faculty Recital Series will open on Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 with a performance by visiting artists and vocal quartet Red Campion. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall.
A variety of mugs, plates and T-shirts that explore Mennonite identity will be on display in the Harold and Wilma Good Library basement gallery at Goshen College.
What do you do when a medical emergency happens in a remote location? Would you recognize the signs of hypothermia in your scouting troop? How would you handle a sprained ankle on a family backpacking trip? Merry Lea will host its annual wilderness first aid workshop on Thursday and Friday, August 28 and 29, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
The Goshen College Music Center has announced the performances for the 2014-15 Rieth Chamber Series. The series, which attempts to make classical chamber music more accessible to the Goshen community, will feature six concerts by outstanding chamber music ensembles and organists on GC’s Taylor and Boody pipe organ, plus a bonus concert and dessert reception for series subscribers only.
Auditions for Community School of the Arts choral and instrumental ensembles will be held in the Goshen College Music Center in August and September. Choral ensembles are open by audition for students in grades 3-12, and instrumental ensembles by audition for students in grades 7-12.
Community leaders at this year’s seven-week Lunch and Learn series will present insights about cloud storage, paperless solutions, female entrepreneurs and more. The series, offered by Goshen College’s Center for Business and Entrepreneurial Education, is geared toward administrative support staff looking to improve their work habits and work environment.
Goshen College has announced the lineup for the 2014-15 Afternoon Sabbatical series. The series will feature lectures, performances and special trips.