In March, Chicago Public Schools social worker Dan Coyne ’80 gave one of his kidneys to a beloved grocery store cashier who was incredibly ill, garnering national attention. Coyne is slated to be honored as a humanitarian at a luncheon for Chicago Public Schools social workers on Thursday–but after that, he might be fired.
Steve and Phil Thomas are two brothers who have made it their life’s work to help people get along, both in the city of Goshen and around the world.
Brad Yoder ’63, a professor of sociology and social work at Manchester University, has been named Indiana Social Worker of the Year by the National Association of Social Workers.
Randy Mast is not a pro triathlete, but his training regiment, dedication and focus rivals those who collect winnings. This Coloradan won his age group at Ironman Boulder and finished 17th overall earning a trip to the world championships in Kona on October 11th.
Jeff Gundy, an award-winning writer on the cutting edge of poetry and creative nonfiction and a central figure in Mennonite literature, will give a presentation on “Poetry, the Sleeping King, and Creative Doubt” on Tuesday, Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception and book signing.
For Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, Halloween magic takes the form of talking animals, not spooks. On Oct. 24 and 25, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., staff and volunteers will don costumes and review animal facts for the 25th annual Enchanted Forest at Merry Lea’s Farmstead site.
Reception: Saturday, October 5, 5-7:00 pm, Hershberger Gallery. This is an exhibition featuring a selection of works by artists who have lived or worked in the Michiana region surrounding Goshen and are participants in the Michiana Pottery Tour. The Michiana Pottery Tour is an annual event planned and coordinated by regional professional potters to invite … Keep reading »
Merit Learning Center Principal Kristen Watt was raised in Goshen, she cares about its community and she’s passionate about the success of its students. The Merit Strategy embodied in her school helps students gain the confidence they need to not only succeed academically, but to contribute to the greater good of the community that has embraced them.
North Central Health Services has selected Goshen College graduate Stephanie Long as the next president and chief executive officer of NCHS and the River Bend Hospital.
October 2014 events at Goshen College include Homecoming Weekend, Peace Plays and the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra.