Most people wouldn’t use the word diverse to describe the Amish.
It’s that time of year when graduating seniors don their caps and gowns and say so long to memories of the past four (or so) years. Now that those late nights studying for final exams are behind them, some well-rested graduating classes across the country got to hear parting words of wisdom from a few NPR journalists. You know your favorite voices at NPR have book smarts, but read on to hear their advice about life beyond the mic.
Goshen College’s sustainability coordinator and utilities manager Glenn Gilbert asks a great question about alternative energy about 3/4 of the way through the show.
Clicking around online, Lassane Ouedraogo was surprised to see that Elkhart County’s local government is largely absent from Facebook and Twitter, two of the largest social media outlets reaching millions of people every day.
Do you ‘like’ Elkhart County? A public relations class at Goshen College is teaching Elkhart County’s government a lesson about social media. County commissioner Mike Yoder is working on a project with students to see how social media, like Facebook and Twitter, is used by local governments around the country.
There’s a new sort of electricity being generated at Goshen College.
A Michiana college, known for giving back to the community, is giving their utility provider the green light to go green all of the way.
Goshen College announced Monday morning, May 13 that they will only purchase electricity from renewable energy sources. GC President Jim Brenneman announced that the school will be participating in NIPSCO’s new Green Power Program, becoming the first major client of the utilities provider to agree to purchase all of its electricity from sources such as wind and solar generators.
Goshen College from now on will purchase all its electricity from renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar power, college leaders announced Monday.