WGCS was a finalist for “Best College Radio Station” among institutions with fewer than 10,000 students enrolled at the 75th annual Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS) conference on March 7. The Globe also received three national individual first place honors and four other individual nominations.
Krista and Tim Showalter Ehst, both 2008 GC grads, have begun Peace Farm, a new voluntary service program born out of a collaborative effort between Quakers and Mennonites in Pennsylvania. This six-month apprenticeship brings together the practical work of farming and an exploration of connections between peace, food justice and faith.
Goshen College’s 14th annual Conference on Science and Religion will be held March 20-22 and will feature speaker Wentzel van Huyssteen, professor of theology and science at Princeton Theological Seminary.
Goshen College student vocalists will present scenes from operas and musicals in two Goshen College Opera Workshop performances on Friday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, March 14, at 4 p.m. Both performances will take place in the Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall.
Jep Hostetler, a retired medical educator, humorist and magician, and Glen Miller, a retired medical doctor, administrator and author, will discuss ways to create a legacy through an intentional process of living during the Afternoon Sabbatical series on Tuesday, March 10, at 1 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Dale Hess, associate professor of agroecology and ecological field station director at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, died on Sunday, March 1, in his home after a three-year battle with cancer. He was 60 years old.
Goshen College has been honored with 2014 Tree Campus USA® recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective urban forest management.
Students in the Goshen College International Student Club (ISC) will show off food and culture of their home countries with a dinner and a show during the annual ISC Coffeehouse on Saturday, March 14.
GC was also runner-up for Indiana Radio School of the Year. Fifteen different GC students earned individual awards in 17 categories, including seven first-place honors.
All events are open to the public and are free unless otherwise noted.