What do Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Agatha Christie, Winston Churchill, Alexander Graham Bell, Walt Disney and Pablo Picasso have in common? They were all challenged to overcome learning disabilities- and succeeded.
Goshen College recently recognized 175 students for excellence in academics, on the 2005-06 fall semester Dean’s List.
There are few opportunities to experience the tastes and traditions of countries and cultures around the world in the same evening. But the International Student Club at Goshen College offers a lively journey around the globe on Saturday, Jan. 28.
When Goshen College’s Class of 2009 arrived on campus for Orientation Weekend, Aug. 20-21, there were 14 National Merit Finalists among the group– twice as many as had ever been in a Goshen College first-year class previously. In addition, among members of the class are a student who showed cows at a state fair, one who turned down a full scholarship to play rugby abroad, and two students who ride unicycles.
Goshen College recently recognized 163 students for excellence in academics, on the 2004-05 spring semester Dean’s List.
When the Goshen College community of faculty, staff and students reassembled after Christmas break, an immediate call went out from Campus Ministries to respond to the tens of thousands of tsunami victims in South Asia. The campus soon committed to support Mennonite Central Committees (MCC) tsunami relief efforts with the goal of raising at least $10,000. A month later, the goal was met with many contributions and prayer.
Goshen College recently recognized 188 students, for excellence in academics, on the 2004-05 fall semester Dean’s List.
In winning the 2005 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest with her speech about community nutrition, Elizabeth Miller honored the request of friends she made in Kenya last summer.
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What do gangs in Honduras, Darfur and community nutrition have in common? They will be among the topics of speeches during Goshen Colleges 2005 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest.