Author, quilter to speak at Goshen College

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Author, quiltmaker and Goshen College graduate Janneken Smucker will be on campus on Jan. 13 and 14 to speak about her new book, “Amish Quilts: Crafting an American Icon,” which explores how Amish quilts evolved from practical bed linens to contemporary art. The book was included in the New York Times Holiday Gift Guide for 2013.

Students connect in new campus-wide mentoring program

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Eva Lapp and Brynn Godshall have a lot in common: they both sing in the Women’s World Music Choir at Goshen College, love ice cream and share a passion for peace studies. But Lapp, a junior from Goshen, and Godshall, a freshman from Lancaster, Pa., might never have become friends if not for a new student-led initiative called Campus Connections.

Summit challenges students to create sustainable campuses

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During a chilly November weekend, 45 student leaders from eight colleges and universities gathered for a sustainability summit at Goshen College’s Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center. The goal of the sustainability summit was to bring students from area institutions together to learn, network and brainstorm ways to make their home campuses more sustainable. This year’s focus was on food.

State-ranked high school choirs to perform seasonal music for Dec. 10 Afternoon Sabbatical

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The Goshen and Fairfield high school choirs, directed by Marcia Yost and Ben Kambs, respectively, will provide a musical program for the Goshen College Afternoon Sabbatical on Dec. 10. The program will take place in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall and is free and open to the public.

RECYCLED: A THEMATIC STUDENT ART EXHIBIT

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November 28 – February 19 The Goshen College Art Club & Art Department brings you a special thematic Student Art Exhibit. This year’s theme is “Recycled” and all student-submitted pieces must represent this theme in some form. The guidelines entrants had to follow were: Each work must be original in concept and execution and created this year. All media […]