October 2013 events include Homecoming Weekend, an Afternoon Sabbatical featuring former Goshen College President Shirley H. Showalter and “An Evening with Garrison Keillor.”
Goshen College alumni and friends are warmly invited back to campus for Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 4-6. In addition to reuniting with classmates, highlights of the weekend include the 60th anniversary celebration for the nursing department, a music gala, a hymn sing, an art exhibit, kids’ activities, alumni bike ride, alumni author book signings, campus tours, a Frisbee tournament, soccer game and the play “Gadfly: Sam Steiner Dodges the Draft,” a true story about a Goshen alum set primarily at the college.
Reception: Sunday, September 22, 2:00-3:30 pm, Hershberger Gallery. This exhibition of 20th-century African art is a sampling of the extensive collection of Ann and Keith Graber Miller, owners of Found international art gallery in downtown Goshen, Indiana. Culled from the Graber Millers’ travels in Kenya and Ethiopia as well as their acquisition of the West […]
Each year Goshen College spends an entire year focused on one of the five core values that lie at the heart and soul of our community life. . . becoming Christ-centered, passionate learners, compassionate peacemakers, servant leaders, and global citizens. Today, we begin a year-long workout about the meaning, the significance, and the consequences of living out the core value of “compassionate peacemaking.”
From Sept. 20 to 22, Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College will host the annual Autumn Hope Conference, titled “Native Place: Disruption and Healing.” The weekend conference will take the long view of immigration and examine the impact of different people groups on the landscape.