Jim Brenneman, president of Goshen College, has been elected to the boards of two national higher education organizations: the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) and the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU).
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Members of the Goshen College Class of 2016 received undergraduate and graduate degrees after being encouraged by speaker and alumna Carrie Newcomer ’80, an Indiana-based singer-songwriter, to “be true, be kind and pay attention” during the college’s 118th commencement on Sunday, April 24.
As presidents of the schools to whom many of you have entrusted the formation of future leaders for our church’s witness in the world we want to say with full hearts, that we hear you:
The assembly of some 8,000 Anabaptists at the Mennonite World Conference this summer in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, and Pope Francis’s visit to the United States in September, inspired in me an extraordinary hope for the church. I was reminded of the preeminent calling we have as a Christian Anabaptist liberal arts college: to produce graduates who are evermore Christ-like in their character and truly global in their outlook.
By invitation, Goshen College President Jim Brenneman is taking part in a higher education climate roundtable discussion at the White House today, as part of the American Campuses Act on Climate day of action.
For now, as we begin this new year, let’s do our best to serve others above self in any and every way we can and so give witness to the GC core value servant leadership.
When Janeth M. Vela and Alexa D. Valdez were seniors at Goshen High School, attending college seemed like a distant dream – though not from a lack of desire or talent.
“This Bulletin shares just a few of the many rays of healing and hope that shine each and every day on campus and around the world as we seek to live fully into our vision of intercultural and international education. To you our alums, to you our recent graduates, to you our GC family and friends, Fiat Lux! Let there be light! And let it shine, let it shine, let it shine!”
Keep shining dear graduates. Shine on the poor, the captives, the down and out, those in need, the oppressed, the broken hearted. Shine forth with neighborly love and compassion.