April 2015 events include the EARTHTONES Concert, a student performance of Goshen Monologues, the GC Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert, and the 117th annual Commencement Weekend activities.
Whether its members are sharing a meal together, singing “Home on the Range” as is tradition, or providing financial support, the Goshen Rotary Club has enabled GC students from Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Korea, Mongolia and various other countries to learn about the Goshen community and establish relationships with its leaders. In the past 53 years, the Rotary Club has provided scholarships to almost 100 GC international students.
The Chicago-based Spektral Quartet returns to the Goshen College campus to perform Joseph Haydn’s “The Seven Last Words of Christ” on Sunday, March 29 at 4 p.m. This Palm Sunday concert in Sauder Concert Hall will mix outstanding string quartet chamber music with fine art visuals and interspersed readings.
Sauder Concert Hall will resound with Giuseppe Verdi’s mighty Requiem Mass on Sunday, March 22, 2015 as more than 150 singers from Goshen College and the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Chorus combine with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, under the baton of Andrew Constantine. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center.
Goshen College’s All-Campus Band will perform alongside GC’s Lavender Jazz ensemble in a joint concert, Saturday, March 21 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will take place in Sauder Concert Hall. Each ensemble will present one half of the concert.
The Goshen College Theater Department will present Tom Griffin’s “The Boys Next Door” on March 20, 27 and 28 at 8 p.m. and on March 22 and 29 at 3 p.m. in Goshen College’s Umble Center. **Please note that the original post stated the wrong dates.
The GC Communication Department and FiveCore Media continue to be recognized for high-quality video work, both regionally and nationally, with awards from both educational and professional associations.
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.