Goshen College Professor of History John D. Roth will present the 2013 C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture on Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Administration Building Room 28. Roth will speak on “A New Martyr’s Mirror for the 21st Century?” The lecture and Q&A is free and open to the public.
The Goshen College Chamber Choir will conclude their spring break tour to Ontario, Canada, with a “home concert” in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall on Sunday, March 3, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.
Goshen College will host a College Goal Sunday event in the Union Building on Sunday, Feb. 24 from 2-4 p.m.
Jonathan Wessler, an accomplished young organist from Cambridge, Mass., will present a concert of organ music in Goshen College’s Rieth Recital Hall on Sunday, March 3 at 4 p.m.
On a typical weekday during the semester, about 75 to 100 pounds of food waste is produced in the college’s dining hall. Because of student commitment and ingenuity, that waste is now turned into compost, which is used as a natural fertilizer in a small garden, eventually producing vegetables and herbs for meals to be served to students.
The Goshen College International Student Club (ISC) will offer dinner and a show during their annual ISC Coffeehouse on Saturday, March 9.
Trumpeter and 1986 Goshen College alumnus Dr. Martin Hodel will return to campus on Friday, Feb. 22 to perform a visiting artist recital with retired Goshen College Professor of Music Dr. Marvin Blickenstaff. The recital begins at 7:30 p.m. in Sauder Concert Hall, Goshen College Music Center.
Five Goshen College student speakers will participate in the college’s 2013 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on Tuesday, Feb. 19 in Umble Center at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Part of the task of an assessor is to review blueprints of buildings that are under construction in an attempt to calculate an estimated value prior to the building being completed. One of my first blueprint reviews was that of the Music Center at Goshen College. There were more than 30 pages of blueprints with every detail itemized: plumbing, electrical, floors, walls, ceilings and even the parking lot with appropriate landscaping. The review of the plans took more than a week, during which time it became crystal clear that this was going to be an exceptional facility.
Goshen College Theater Department’s 2013 Winter One Acts will have variety, featuring a man who believes he is Edgar Degas, a soldier returning home from Afghanistan and a stop-motion film.