The Goshen College Community School of the Arts (CSA) will hold auditions Aug. 19-20 for youth who wish to sing in the organization’s children’s choirs. CSA offers two community choirs for young children: Rejoice, directed by Kristin Kauffman, for students in grades 3-5, and Shout for Joy, directed by Sandy Hill, for students in grades 6-8.
Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center continues its Sabbath Hike series on Sunday, Aug. 11, at 3:30 p.m. at Merry Lea’s Rieth Village. The 1.5-hour guided hikes are designed to help people let go of their responsibilities and witness earth’s beauty.
The Goshen College Community School of the Arts (CSA) is debuting a new choir for high school students and a new Music Together® class for “big kids.” The CSA is accepting registrations for the fall semester, which begins on August 26, 2013.
The Goshen College Library Gallery will honor Sylvia Gross Bubalo, an artist with Mennonite roots, with an exhibit showcasing her art and poetry this fall. The exhibit, which highlights Gross Bubalo’s passion for spirituality, language and community, will run from Aug.12 through Nov. 16, with a reception on Sept. 8 from 3-5 p.m. in the Library Gallery.
Lois Mary Gunden Clemens, a 1936 Goshen College graduate and a French professor at the college from 1939-1941 and 1944-1958, was recently honored as “Righteous Among the Nations” by Yad Vashem, Israel’s official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Gunden Clemens is only the fourth American to be recognized with this prestigious honor.
Ten rising middle schoolers from the Goshen area are blending a love of sports with a love of journalism by participating in Goshen College’s Write on Sports camp from July 8-19, 2013.
Benjamin Kelly has long had a desire to make his living as a baseball play-by-play announcer.
From July 22-26, Indiana’s 31 private, non-profit colleges and universities across the state – including Goshen College – are opening their doors to students, parents and any others interested in the college selection process.
Fifteen Goshen College students are participating in the Camping, Ministry and Service Inquiry Programs during the summer. The Inquiry programs give GC students the opportunity to spend three months in a camp, congregation or service agency with the goal of exploring the intersection of faith and vocation, while also developing skills for leadership.
Goshen College Director Emeritus of Student Services Fred Litwiller, who served the college for more than 35 years as a teacher, coach and counselor, died on June 6 after an 11-year battle with multiple myeloma, shortly before his 73rd birthday.