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.
Noted organist Christopher Wallace will open the Goshen College Music Center’s 2015-16 Rieth Chamber Series with a recital on Rieth Recital Hall’s Taylor & Boody pipe organ on Sunday, Sept. 20. The recital begins at 7:30 p.m.
For the second year in a row, donors to Goshen College contributed over $5 million during the 2014-15 fiscal year.
Goshen College welcomes new employees for the 2015-16 school year, some of whom were hired and began their duties earlier in the year.
A new partnership between Goshen College and Glen Oaks Community College in Centreville, Michigan, will bring Goshen’s RN to BSN program to St. Joseph County, giving registered nurses a new avenue to achieve their bachelor’s degree.
Menno’s Best coffee raised a total of $26,695 for Mennonite youth groups attending the 2015 Mennonite convention in Kansas City through sales of organic, direct-trade coffee.