Goshen College has again been named one of the top 200 best values among all private colleges by Kiplinger’s Personal Finance. The magazine recently announced the top private universities and liberal arts colleges that combine outstanding quality with affordability.
The 2012 Culture for Service Awards will be presented to John Driver ’50 and Rebecca (Kreider) Pries ’66. The 2012 Decade of Servant Leadership Award will be given to Grant Rissler ’99. The 2012 Dr. Roman Gingerich Champion of Character Award will go to Keith Springer ’69, and the Dr. Ruth Gunden Champion of Character Award will go to Sue Roth ’66.
As classes began on Sept. 3, diversity and high satisfaction characterized Goshen College’s new and returning students, according to statistics released this week.
“Launch” is an apt word for the beginning of the Sustainability Semester in Residence (SSR), a new undergraduate program at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, Wolf Lake, Ind. Students begin the semester with a weeklong exploration of the Elkhart River Watershed, traveling by canoe when possible.
The annual college rankings have hit the presses, and Goshen College was again included by U.S. News & World Report, Washington Monthly and Forbes publications on their lists of best U.S. colleges. It was also again named a “College of Distinction.”