Janeth Vela knows what it takes to realize a dream. Vela, a Goshen College sophomore nursing major from Goshen, was among a group of first-generation students from Indiana’s independent colleges and universities to be celebrated at the 25th annual “Realizing the Dream” banquet on Nov. 1 in Indianapolis.
With the goal of uniting in harmony to bring peace to a troubled world, Goshen College’s Hymn Club will bring together students and community members to sing continuously through every verse of all 658 songs in “Hymnal: A Worship Book.”
During fall break, a group of Goshen College students journeyed to New Orleans to assist Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) and College Mennonite Church with construction work on a house.
On a class trip to study the Apostle Paul in Greece, an unexpected layover became a life-saving opportunity for GC students.
Goshen College’s Master of Arts in Intercultural Leadership (MAIL) program will enter its second year when classes begin on June 23. Openings are currently available for this 18-month program geared for working adults.
Eva Lapp and Brynn Godshall have a lot in common: they both sing in the Women’s World Music Choir at Goshen College, love ice cream and share a passion for peace studies. But Lapp, a junior from Goshen, and Godshall, a freshman from Lancaster, Pa., might never have become friends if not for a new student-led initiative called Campus Connections.
By Christina Hofer for Goshen Commons As a young girl, she dreamed of being a park ranger. Or a Great Mouse Detective (the animated mouse version of Sherlock Holmes). She loved spending time outdoors, especially with animals, and enjoyed dressing up her dog and making up stories. Many years later, that fun-loving, imaginative young girl … Keep reading »
By Samuel Rosario for Goshen Commons An interview with Ben John Pollitt, a golfer from England. Pollitt is a sophomore at Goshen College. He was the lone golfer on the men’s team a year ago when intercollegiate golf returned to Goshen College. He described his best athletic moment as “winning a matchplay tournament at … Keep reading »
Junior Lauren Treiber won first prize in Mennonite Central Committee’s 2012 C. Henry Smith Oratorical Contest for her speech, “The Real Occupy Movement: Understanding Capitalism in a Christian Context,” which reflected on U.S. economic situation and what the message of the church could be.