Spring birding challenge nudges all ages outdoors

Each year, Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College gives nature lovers an extra reason to get off the couch: team birding. The nature center’s Spring Birding Challenge invites teams of up to four adults and any number of children to record and submit their bird sightings for the months of March, April and … Keep reading »

March 2012 events at Goshen College

All events are open to the public and are free unless otherwise noted. 1 Spring Birding Challenge begins, continues through May 31, 2012 Gather a team of up to four adults and any number of children; then see how many species of birds you can spot during this three-month period. The challenge concludes with a … Keep reading »

Finally able to cross under

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The train track that passes through the heart of the Goshen College campus – dividing most of the classrooms from most of the residence halls – is deeply fused in a love-hate relationship with the nostalgic memories of alumni about their college experience: from being regularly awoken at 2 a.m. (as well as often at … Keep reading »

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 »