When Sarah Metzler ‘98 worked in a school district in Boulder, Colo., she began to visualize the way she thought school should look. Now she’s putting that vision to use in Goshen.
Michiana residents will have more opportunities to enjoy Goshen College’s “A Festival of Carols,” the annual musical celebration of the holiday season, on several local and regional public television stations.
“At Goshen College, each year we focus on one core value. This year we will ponder the meaning of global citizenship, which is expressed primarily in two ways. The first and most common understanding has to do with our desire to foster intercultural openness between people of differing worldviews, experiences and ethnicities…”
Edgar Saucedo-Davila arrived in the United States 24 years ago to find a better life but graduated high school to a nation nearing economic collapse.
Carrie Newcomer is best known for her story-songs that get at the raw and redemptive edges of human reality. For Thanksgiving, we have a musical conversation with the Indiana-based and born folk singer-songwriter.
Milo Albrecht, 93, only attended Goshen (Ind.) College for three semesters, but his nearly $2 million gift will give many Goshen College students the opportunity to stay longer. A regular donor to Goshen College, last month Albrecht donated $1.98 million worth of stocks to Goshen College.
The husband and wife duo of David Machavariani, cello, and Ketevan Badridze, piano, will be joined by Jameson Cooper, violin, during an Afternoon Sabbatical performance on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 at 1 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Stop by Rachel’s Bread on a Saturday morning and you’ll find a hub of activity: friends meeting for coffee, families enjoying a European-style breakfast, and Goshen Farmers Market shoppers stopping by for a sweet roll for the road. The boulangerie is Rachel Shenk’s ’80 vision to create food and drink that “feeds the spirit as well as the body.”
Professor Solomia Soroka’s son, Anton Greene, stars in “The Guide,” a Ukrainian drama that was recently submitted to the Oscars for consideration in the Best Foreign Film category. A special showing of the film will take place on Saturday, Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. in the Goshen College Umble Center and will include a talkback session with the director, Oles Sanin.
When Bobby Switzer started the Goshen College Hymn Club in 2012, little did he know that he would end up singing through every verse of all 658 hymns in “Hymnal: A Worship Book,” in a 30-hour marathon of song.