Our Common Work – by Prof Beth Martin Birky
I came to the Orlando convention for two reasons. The first relates to my work as a Goshen College professor: three recent Goshen graduates (Sarah Hofkamp, Laura Miller and Zachary Zimmerman) and I offered a seminar on the Bystander Intervention program we have developed at Goshen College. The second emerges from my role as a board member for Mennonite Women (MW) USA: I helped Marlene Bogard and the MW USA staff (Berni Kaufman and Katie McKinnell) celebrate the organization’s 100th anniversary.
Q&A with Dr. Ken Newbold, Interim President
Goshen College Provost Dr. Kenneth Newbold took over as interim president at Goshen College on July 1, and will serve through October 2017.
The godfather of internet inventions is a Belizean-American, Andre Gray ’91
Andre Gray '91 was named #1 on “The ‘Talented Tenth’ Most Influential Blacks In Technology." He is known for uploading the very first complete song on the the Internet, inventing ringtones and many other technological inventions.
Mark Daniels ’00, Michiana caricaturist catalogs memories, faces through his artwork – Michiana Life
Mark Daniels is a northern Indiana artist who turns 40 this summer. His entire adult life has been dedicated to painting and drawing, which he has done at the Goshen Arts Center for the past four years.
Trevor Commissaris ’16 reflects on first season of pro basketball abroad
Trevor Commissaris '16 landed an opportunity with ASD Polisportiva Alfa — an Italian Serie C club based in Catania, Sicily — averaging 10.6 points and 10.9 rebounds to help the team reach the league’s playoffs.
Dr. Rebecca Stoltzfus appointed Goshen College’s 18th president
Dr. Rebecca Stoltzfus has been jointly appointed as Goshen College’s 18th president by a unanimous vote from both the college’s board of directors and the board of the Mennonite Education Agency. She will officially take office on November 1.
James Martin ’86: Let science be a springboard for politics
James Martin '86 is a chemistry professor at North Carolina State University, runs a research lab and serves as an elected official — as a board member on the Wake County Board of Education, the United States’ fifteenth-largest school system.
Under music professor Jose Rocha’s baton, Ben Folds and Elkhart County Symphony perform and improvise
GC Associate Professor of Music Jose Rocha conducted the Elkhart County Symphony in collaboration with musician Ben Folds during a concert on Saturday, June 24.