Julio Ascencio Garcia was glad to welcome an interfaith group of Christian North Americans to his community, and relieved to be inside the cool walls of an old hacienda house while taking a break from his duties on the sunny patio where he and his colleagues rake coffee beans still in husks — cafe oro — into piles to dry. In greeting the interfaith delegation arranged by Equal Exchange, the largest fair trade coffee company in the United States, Garcia instinctively linked all Christians as children of God who should share as equals.
Goshen College recently recognized 103 students for excellence in academics, releasing the names of students on the 2003-2004 fall semester Dean’s List.
Nineteen Goshen College theater students and two faculty members participated in the American College Theater Festival (ACTF), held at Illinois State University during Jan. 13- 17. Two students, Eric Meyer (Sr., Millersburg, Ind.) and Erin Bontrager (Sr., Goshen), advanced to the final rounds of regional competitions.
GOSHEN, Ind. — When new students arrived on the Goshen College campus over Orientation weekend, Aug. 23-24, admission counselors, professors, administrators, staff and returning students realized their hard work over the past year had brought about needed growth and a high quality class of students.
Goshen College recently recognized 92 students for excellence in academics, releasing the names of students on the 2002-2003 spring semester Dean’s List.
Philip Hefner, professor emeritus of systematic theology at the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago, called on Goshen College’s 233 graduates to change the world around them as they go out from college during the school’s 105th commencement on May 25 in the Roman Gingerich Recreation-Fitness Center.
Goshen College students recently experienced typical Dominican hospitality in a remarkable place: the National Palace.
The Goshen College Chamber Choir will perform a solo concert in the new Music Concert Hall Friday, Feb. 7 at 8 p.m.
Reminding listeners of Goshen Colleges legacy of awakening students to issues of peace and justice in the broader world, a Goshen College senior won the annual campus C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest Jan. 21.
Final statistics, released recently by Goshen College’s registrar’s office, showed a total of 941 students enrolled at Goshen College for the fall 2002-2003 semester.