Janeth Vela knows what it takes to realize a dream. Vela, a Goshen College sophomore nursing major from Goshen, was among a group of first-generation students from Indiana’s independent colleges and universities to be celebrated at the 25th annual “Realizing the Dream” banquet on Nov. 1 in Indianapolis.
Goshen College sent 13 vocalists to compete at the annual National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) competition at Indiana Wesleyan University on Nov. 1, 2014. More than 300 singers competed at the event.
With the goal of uniting in harmony to bring peace to a troubled world, Goshen College’s Hymn Club will bring together students and community members to sing continuously through every verse of all 658 songs in “Hymnal: A Worship Book.”
During fall break, a group of Goshen College students journeyed to New Orleans to assist Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS) and College Mennonite Church with construction work on a house.
Goshen College radio students won first place in two categories and were named finalists in three other in the College Broadcasters, Inc. (CBI) National Student Radio Production Awards last weekend in Seattle. In addition, 91.1 FM The Globe (WGCS) was also named a Spectrum Award finalist by the Indiana Broadcasters Association (IBA) for Station of the Year and Best Promotional Campaign last week.
John Mishler, professor of art, and Sunday Mahaja, a senior art major from Lagos, Nigeria, each received two awards for their art at the 36th Elkhart Juried Regional Art Exhibition on Friday, Oct. 10. The exhibition will run through Dec. 7, 2014 at the Midwest Museum of American Art.
Two Goshen College students recently won first place in the Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges (CCSC) Midwest programming competition on Sept. 20 at Olivet Nazarene University, in Bourbonnais, Illinois.
During Goshen College’s Homecoming Weekend on Oct. 3-5, the college will honor five exceptional alumni with awards for their commitment to the college’s core values.
GENEX Services, LLC, has awarded Goshen College $20,000 for scholarships in the nursing program.
Ethan Setiawan first picked up a mandolin in 2010, when he was 13 years old. Last Friday, at the age of 17, he was the youngest person ever to be named national mandolin champion at the Walnut Valley Bluegrass Festival in Winfield, Kansas.