During Goshen College’s Homecoming Weekend 2013 on Oct. 4-6, the college will honor four exceptional alumni with awards for their commitment to the college’s core values.
October 2013 events include Homecoming Weekend, an Afternoon Sabbatical featuring former Goshen College President Shirley H. Showalter and “An Evening with Garrison Keillor.”
Heavenly Voices, a play featuring stories of Mennonite women of color, will be coming to Goshen College on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 3 p.m.
Goshen College alumni and friends are warmly invited back to campus for Homecoming Weekend, Oct. 4-6. In addition to reuniting with classmates, highlights of the weekend include the 60th anniversary celebration for the nursing department, a music gala, a hymn sing, an art exhibit, kids’ activities, alumni bike ride, alumni author book signings, campus tours, a Frisbee tournament, soccer game and the play “Gadfly: Sam Steiner Dodges the Draft,” a true story about a Goshen alum set primarily at the college.
Beginning on Sept. 27, Goshen College’s Hershberger Art Gallery will host an exhibit of ceramic works by Michiana area potters. The exhibit will also be included in the second annual Michiana Pottery Tour.
Reception: Sunday, September 22, 2:00-3:30 pm, Hershberger Gallery. This exhibition of 20th-century African art is a sampling of the extensive collection of Ann and Keith Graber Miller, owners of Found international art gallery in downtown Goshen, Indiana. Culled from the Graber Millers’ travels in Kenya and Ethiopia as well as their acquisition of the West … Keep reading »
Goshen College President James E. Brenneman opened the 2013-14 school year with an invitation to the campus to recommit themselves to being compassionate peacemakers.
Each year Goshen College spends an entire year focused on one of the five core values that lie at the heart and soul of our community life. . . becoming Christ-centered, passionate learners, compassionate peacemakers, servant leaders, and global citizens. Today, we begin a year-long workout about the meaning, the significance, and the consequences of living out the core value of “compassionate peacemaking.”
Kansas organist Carrie Groenewold will open Goshen College’s inaugural Rieth Chamber Series with an organ recital in Rieth Recital Hall on Sunday, Sept. 15. The concert begins at 4 p.m. and will be performed on Goshen’s acclaimed Taylor and Boody pipe organ.
From Sept. 20 to 22, Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College will host the annual Autumn Hope Conference, titled “Native Place: Disruption and Healing.” The weekend conference will take the long view of immigration and examine the impact of different people groups on the landscape.