Merry Lea to offer wilderness first aid course

Wilderness first aid students prepare for a hands-on practice scenario at Merry Lea’s Farmstead Site. (Merry Lea)

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.

Goshen College announces 2014-15 Rieth Chamber Series

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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.

Nurture your professional growth through Goshen College’s Lunch and Learn series

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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.

Stories from Palestine: Goshen College students witness hope amidst conflict

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Sam Carlson, a junior peace, justice and conflict studies (PJCS) major from Goshen, is serving at the Palestinian Conflict Resolution Center (Wi’am) in Bethlehem, Palestine this summer. After making the decision to spend the summer in Palestine, he was accepted into Goshen College’s Service Inquiry Program, which offers students the opportunity to serve with a church-related service or mission agency.