In Kenya, GC students document stories of sustainability

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The Goshen College Communication Department and FiveCore Media recently released two documentaries on the work of Foods Resource Bank (FRB) and its partners in Kenya: “Sunset to Sunrise: Sustainable Living in Ndeiya” and “Culture and Community: The Maasai Shift to Settled Life.”

President’s speech: “Citizens of Earth and Sky"

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Fall Opening Convocation message, delivered by Dr. James E. Brenneman, President of Goshen College, on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in the Goshen College Church-Chapel (as prepared for delivery) Related link: View photos from the applause tunnel following the opening convocation   EACH YEAR WE FOCUS on one core value for the year. This year, all year, we […]

Merry Lea’s NatureFest opens doors to the outdoors

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NatureFest, an annual spring festival held at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College in Wolf Lake, Ind., will take place Friday, May 9, 6:30 p.m. through Saturday, May 10, 3 p.m. NatureFest includes a 5-K run, hikes for all ages and interests, and booths with hands-on interactive nature activities. Camping overnight is an option. For a schedule, see merrylea.goshen.edu or call 260-799-5869.

Controlled burn and tree planting at Goshen College – The Elkhart Truth

Goshen College has worked in recent years to restore several acres of lawn to native landscaping. Part of that initiative is simulating naturally occurring fires by establishing a controlled burn.

The Goshen College Ecological Stewardship Committee is working to make Goshen College a “tree campus,” similar to the “tree city” concept started by the Arbor Day Foundation.