Eric Kurtz ’93 named MCC Great Lakes executive director – Mennonite Central Committee
The Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) Great Lakes Board of Directors has named Eric Kurtz '93 as the organization’s next executive director. He succeeds Zenebe Abebe '75, who has served as executive director since April 2011.
David Shenk ’09: Assessing damage in Ecuador – The Mennonite
David Shenk, disaster response coordinator for Mennonite Central Committee, shares how members of the Mennonite World Conference (MWC) body are responding to the April earthquakes in Ecuador.
Goshen College graduate Olivia Ginn masters American Sign Language despite being born with only one finger on left hand – The Elkhart Truth
Communicating using sign language while missing fingers is like speaking with a lisp, Goshen College graduate Olivia Ginn explains
MayFest honors Andrew Rohrer ’00 as grand marshal – The Goshen News
Leading this year’s MayFest parade was Grand Marshal Andy Rohrer, a 2000 graduate of Goshen College and current head of marketing for Blue Gate Hospitality in downtown Shipshewana.
Bradley Kauffman ’96 named as new song collection project director – MennoMedia
Bradley Kauffman '96 of Cincinnati, Ohio, has been named project director for the new song collection for Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada. The print version is slated for release in 2020. He will perform work on a contract basis before assuming a full-time staff position on July 5.
Kate Yoder ’15: Climate science methods that survived for centuries – Newsweek
We like to think of climate science as extremely high-tech, but in fact, observing the climate is sometimes as easy as paying attention to what’s going on outside.
President Brenneman joins boards of two national higher ed associations
Jim Brenneman, president of Goshen College, has been elected to the boards of two national higher education organizations: the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).
Exhibit details millrace history
Exhibit: “Millrace: Past and Present” Date & Time: Friday, May 6, 5-9 p.m. Location: Goshen Farmer’s Market Building Cost: Free The story of Goshen’s millrace, from construction in the 1860s to its redevelopment today, will be presented in a new collaborative exhibit to be unveiled during…
Ohio girls basketball Coach of the Year Scoop Miller ’84 provides the scoop on how his name emerged – The Elkhart Truth
Scoop Miller '84 has been tabbed Ohio girls basketball coach of the year in Division IV.