In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Goshen College will host a performance of Los Valientes, a live music theatre work, on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Goshen College students are quickly learning that El Sistema, a Venezuelan music education program designed to help children escape poverty and transform communities, is more than just a Thursday night video chat with a professor from across the country.
The Goshen College athletic department is proud to honor two pioneers who dedicated their lives to student-athletes, combining to coach Maple Leaf athletic teams for 120 seasons, with the renaming and dedication of the Dr. John Ingold Athletic Complex and the Dr. J. Harold “Sarge” Yoder Baseball Field.
Goshen College’s Merry Lea Sustainable Farm is number three on a recent list of the “40 Best College Farms,” according to College Ranker.
The 2015 Culture for Service Awards will be presented to Kathy Short ’75 and Aliko Songolo ’68. The 2015 Young Alumni Servant Leadership Award will be presented to Sonia Graber ’00. The 2015 Dr. Ruth Gunden Champion of Character Award will go to Alice Gunden Bender ’80, and the Dr. Roman Gingerich Champion of Character Award will go to Ken Pletcher ’70.
The presidents of Goshen College (GC) and Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) announced their voluntary withdrawals from the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) on Sept. 21, 2015.
Artwork by painter and 1994 Goshen College graduate Ann Marie Nafziger will be on display during Homecoming Weekend in Goshen College’s Hershberger Art Gallery. An artist talk will take place Saturday, Oct. 3 at 4:30 p.m. with a reception following at 5:30 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
GC receives high marks for value, study abroad, named among best Christian, liberal arts colleges in the nation.
Mike Tidwell, author and filmmaker who predicted in vivid detail the Hurricane Katrina disaster in his 2003 book “Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana’s Cajun Coast,” will present the 2015 Yoder Public Affairs lecture at Goshen College on Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Church-Chapel.
The incoming Goshen College first-year class showed an overall increase by 21 percent over last year’s class, and for the second year in a row, GC’s first-year class is the most diverse in history, with 40 percent of traditional students identifying as non-white.