Yazan Meqbil, a sophomore molecular biology/biochemistry major from Hebron, Palestine, won the top prize of $500 at the annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest with his speech titled “Beyond Occupation of Mind and Body.” His speech will also be entered in Mennonite Central Committee’s bi-national intercollegiate oratorical contest.
Mennonite leaders will pick up the work of the Minority Ministries Council from the 1960s and 1970s during a conference titled “Black, Brown, and Mennonite: Lessons from the Chicano, Puerto Rican, and Black Freedom Movements for the Mennonite Church,” March 30 through April 1, 2017.
A group of 45 students from four colleges gathered Feb. 18-19 at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College for the fourth annual Sustainability Summit.
Beginning March 1 (Ash Wednesday) and culminating on April 16 (Easter), Goshen College students, faculty and staff will provide weekday reflections based on the upcoming Sunday’s lectionary Scripture passages, available online at www.goshen.edu/devotions, or by subscribing to the daily email. Many writers will reflect on the theme: “Restore us, O God!” taken from Mennonite Church USA and Mennonite Church Canada worship resources.
The documentary, “Admit One: The Story of the Goshen Theater,” was directed by Riley Bean-Mills, a junior communication major from Milltown, Indiana, in conjunction with Goshen College’s film production company, FiveCore Media. The 26-minute documentary explores the rich history of the Goshen Theater and the tremendous task currently underway to restore and revive it.
Students in the Goshen College International Student Club (ISC) will celebrate the food and culture of their home countries with a dinner and a show during the annual ISC Coffeehouse on Saturday, March 18.
Back in Goshen by popular demand, Pink Martini will perform in Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall on March 10 at 7:30 p.m.
The Barbershop Talk Series (BTS) met for the first time on Feb. 8, as a way to open up a space for safe discussion for minority males of the student body to voice opinions, experiences and concerns.
The Goshen College Women’s World Music Choir will spend their spring break touring and performing in churches and schools in Ontario, Canada from Feb. 25 through March 2, 2017, with a home concert on Sunday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.
For the second time, Goshen College held a Latino Scholarship Dinner to raise money to provide $2,500 scholarships for Latino students.