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.
Some Goshen College students are collaborating with community members to monitor the water quality of the nearby Elkhart River – and the students are using their new iPads to do it.
The Goshen College student-led worship team, Parables, will use music, personal stories and original drama to worship in congregations and other venues over the next year.
Young adults from local high schools and Goshen College are combining art with social justice to share their perspectives in a new exhibit in the Goshen College Good Library Gallery, titled “Photovoice: Student Perspectives on Iterculturalism, Diversity and Educational Access.”
Two Goshen College students were awarded a 2012 Fund for Theological Education (FTE) Undergraduate Fellowship. Seniors Jeffrey Moore and Emily Hedrick received the fellowships to help fund their ministerial explorations.
This summer, eight Goshen College students are exploring church ministry and gaining valuable experiences as they work with congregations across the United States through the college’s Ministry Inquiry Program (MIP).
Seven Goshen College students are spending the summer in service around the world with a church-related service or mission agency through Goshen College’s Service Inquiry Program (SIP).
Christian-based summer camps provide sacred places for young people to explore what it means to live faithfully in a Christ-centered community while realizing that care for the earth is an extension of Jesus’ ministry. This summer, nine Goshen College students are working at such camps and retreats throughout the country, leading young people on their faith journeys.