On Friday, Feb. 10 — during Black History Month — Goshen College will officially dedicate the newly-named Juanita Lark Welcome Center in honor of Juanita Jewell Lark, the college’s first African-American graduate in 1943, following a special convocation about her life.
Our Christ-centered core values — global citizenship, compassionate peacemaking, servant leadership and passionate learning — call us to seek the wellbeing of all people, including welcoming strangers (Matthew 25:43). For these reasons, we respectfully urge the president to rescind these executive orders.
More than 20 Science Olympiad teams from 15 area middle and high schools will gather on the Goshen College campus to compete in hands-on science events for the annual Science Olympiad regional tournament on Saturday, Feb. 11.
Dr. Lisa Schirch, research professor with the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University, recently reflected on building relationships with U.S. military and NATO leaders. Over the last 10 years, she has provided training on how to promote human security at military bases around the U.S. and in Europe.
The St. Olaf Choir will come to Goshen College for a concert in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall on Wednesday, Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m. as part of their 2017 winter tour.
Read all about Philipp Gollner’s top 10 song choices and listen to his full playlist online!
Netflix has purchased the worldwide rights for “The Incredible Jessica James,” the closing night film of this year’s Sundance Film Festival. The deal reportedly went for over $3 million. The comedy, written and directed by Jim Strouse (People Places Things), and stars Jessica Williams (The Daily Show) as Jessica James, an aspiring playwright in New York City.
Jessica Baldanzi, associate professor of English at Goshen College, will share her expertise on comics and graphic narratives on Feb. 14 at 1 p.m. in Sauder Concert Hall.
Building on its academic distinctives, Goshen College faculty and administration recently approved 12 new undergraduate academic programs of study, including six majors, three minors, two concentrations and an education licensure add-on program, across five areas of study. The new opportunities will be offered beginning in the fall of 2017.