Merry Lea’s annual Autumn Hope Conference will explore the long view of immigration

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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.

Afternoon Sabbatical series kicks off with conversation on child abuse

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The 2013-14 line-up for the Afternoon Sabbatical series, featuring lectures, performances and special trips, has been announced by Goshen College. The series will kick off with a lecture and discussion titled “Protecting Our Children – a Broad Perspective” by Candy Yoder, president and CEO of Child and Parent Services (CAPS) in Elkhart.

Feed your mind during Goshen College’s Lunch and Learn series

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This year Goshen College’s Center for Business and Entrepreneurial Education will continue its seven-week “Lunch and Learn” series with topics ranging from making a toast to managing a city court. The series is geared toward administrative support staff looking to improve their work habits and work environment through lunchtime seminars taught by experienced community leaders.

Trackside Community Garden fosters rich connections between people and the earth

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Trackside Community Garden, named for the proximity of the railroad tracks that run alongside it, was established in Goshen this summer with funds from the 2013 graduating class gift. The garden is located on Ninth Street between College and Waverly avenues.