Goshen College announces top scholarship recipients for 2012-13

GOSHEN, Ind. – Goshen College announced today the recipients of the school’s top scholarships for 2012-13. Fourteen college-bound students are being offered the President’s Leadership Award (PLA), which is the college’s top merit scholarship. The PLA is given in recognition of outstanding academic performance and promise in potential leadership. The award, worth $18,000 per year … Keep reading »

Professor of Music Matthew Hill marks CD release ‘Silent Colors’ with piano recital on Feb. 17

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GOSHEN, Ind. – Dr. Matthew Hill, professor of music and chair of the Music Department, will present a special solo piano recital to mark the release of his new CD “Silent Colors,” on Friday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall. The program will include music by Debussy, Messiaen, … Keep reading »

Goshen College unites to raise money for employee Habitat house

Eddie Mayorga and his family in their new Habitat for Humanity home at the April 17 dedication.

FINAL UPDATE (April 18, 2012): The final numbers for the campus-wide fundraising and service to help build a Habitat for Humanity home for campus custodian Eddie Mayorga and his family are in! $15,924: Total amount raised toward the construction of Mayorga’s house $11,481: Total amount raised by Goshen College alone $4,443: Additional dollars donated through … Keep reading »

Tickets available for college’s annual International Student Club Coffeehouse March 17

(Above) Goshen College students perform an African dance during the 2011 International Student Club Coffeehouse. Photo by Martin Brubaker/Goshen College Public Relations Office.

GOSHEN, Ind. – The Goshen College International Student Club (ISC) will present a diverse array of family-friendly international food, music and dance during the annual ISC Coffeehouse on Saturday, March 17. The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with a buffet-style international dinner in the College Mennonite Church Fellowship Hall, followed by a show at … Keep reading »

Online Lenten devotions offer college faculty and student voices; Reflections begin Ash Wednesday at www.goshen.edu/devotions

GOSHEN, Ind. – Goshen College again offers an online resource to help believers make time and space in their hearts and minds to reflect during the season of Lent. Beginning Feb. 22 (Ash Wednesday) and culminating on April 8 (Easter), Goshen College students, faculty and staff will provide weekday reflections based on lectionary Scripture passages, … Keep reading »

Andy Cooperman: 2012 Kenagy Lecturer

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Metalsmith Andy Cooperman was the Eric Yake Kenagy lecturer for 2011-12. His presentation was in the Administration Building, room 28, at 4:00 on Sunday, the 12th of February, 2012. There was a reception following in the Hershberger Gallery. The Gallery had a concurrent exhibit of his work between Jan 29 and Feb 19. Metalsmith Andy … Keep reading »

Toledo Symphony Orchestra and Goshen College choirs present Fauré’s ‘Requiem’ with Grammy award winning conductor Vance George

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GOSHEN, Ind. – The Toledo Symphony Orchestra and Goshen College choirs will come together under the direction of Grammy award winning conductor and Goshen College alumnus Vance George to perform Fauré’s “Requiem” and other choral masterpieces in a Performing Arts Series concert on Sunday, Feb. 19 at 7 p.m. in Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder … Keep reading »

Feb. 14 Afternoon Sabbatical program incorporates love for coffee and Baroque music

Clockwise starting from top left: Assistant Professor of Music Scott Hochstetler, baritone; Danielle Svonavec, soprano; Jeff Martin, tenor; Community School of the Arts String Director Rosalyn Troiano, violin.

GOSHEN, Ind. – Love coffee? Well, so did J.S. Bach, so much so that he dedicated an entire piece of music to it. Join Community School of the Arts String Director Rosalyn Troiano, along with a “merry band” of musicians, for a performance of “The Coffee Cantata,” by J.S. Bach, during the Afternoon Sabbatical “Goshen’s … Keep reading »

Goshen College students grapple with peace and justice issues in annual peace speech contest

Event: C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest Date and time: Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. Location: Goshen College’s Umble Center Cost: Free and open to the public GOSHEN, Ind. – Five Goshen College students will address current issues of peace and justice in the 2012 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on Tuesday, Feb. 14 at 7 p.m. … Keep reading »