Fall 2008 enrollment statistics at Goshen College show gains in the number of graduate students and a continued high retention rate, but a decline in first-year traditional students.
The world got a close-up look at the Sichuan province of China in May after a massive earthquake left 90,000 people dead or missing and destroyed much of its infrastructure. The news media returned last month for the spectacular Beijing Olympics.
Goshen College recently recognized 260 students for excellence in academics, on the 2007-08 spring semester Dean’s List.
CNN wanted to speak with Mennonites who are first-time voters this year and learn their views on the presidential election. With the Indiana presidential primary happening on May 6, they decided to visit Goshen College and hear from students about what political issues are important to them, as well as how their Mennonite faith informs their politics.
The community and college convened on Feb. 5 to hear speeches by five Goshen College students on subjects concerning principles of peace in the 2008 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest.
Goshen College recently recognized 227 students for excellence in academics on the 2007-08 fall semester Dean’s List.
Five Goshen College student speakers will continue the college’s near-century-old tradition by participating in the 2008 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on Feb. 5 in Umble Center at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Enrollment, retention and the number of first-year students and minorities continue to rise at Goshen College, college officials said.
Goshen College recently recognized 239 students, for excellence in academics, on the 2006-07 spring semester Dean’s List.
The public radio station in Elkhart, Ind., WVPE-88.1 FM, has selected essays by three Goshen College students to air the Tuesdays between Feb. 20 and March 6 on its “This I Believe” program. All of the pieces will air at 7:35 a.m. and again at 12:30 p.m.