Goshen College senior Jake Smucker, a music major from Lancaster, Pennsylvania, won the 2015 Indiana University South Bend (IUSB) String Quartet Composition Competition with his work “Un Quatour à l’Envers.” Smucker studies composition with Dr. Jorge Muñiz, associate professor of music at IUSB, who encouraged him to enter the competition. Smucker’s first-place winning work, chosen … Keep reading »
Michiana residents will have more opportunities to enjoy Goshen College’s “A Festival of Carols,” the annual musical celebration of the holiday season, on several local and regional public television stations.
Goshen College Professor of Economics Jerrell Ross Richer and his family are about to embark on a new adventure in Ecuador, where they will live and work in the eastern rainforest region with indigenous peoples and the Ecuadorian Mennonite church.
Milo Albrecht, 93, only attended Goshen (Ind.) College for three semesters, but his nearly $2 million gift will give many Goshen College students the opportunity to stay longer. A regular donor to Goshen College, last month Albrecht donated $1.98 million worth of stocks to Goshen College.
The Mexican Consulate in Indianapolis and Goshen College will together award $40,000 in scholarship aid to GC students of Mexican heritage during the 2014-15 school year.
Rafael Falcón, professor emeritus of Spanish at Goshen College, and Tom Lehman, a 1969 Goshen College graduate, released a book last month titled “Mennonite Memories of Puerto Rico” (CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, Oct. 2014), detailing the experience of Mennonites in Puerto Rico.
As churches and individual Christians around the world prepare to celebrate Christ’s birth, Goshen College will again offer an online spiritual resource at www.goshen.edu/devotions to help believers make time and space in their hearts and minds to welcome Advent and celebrate Christmas.
In an effort to help Mennonite youth groups raise money to attend the 2015 Mennonite convention in Kansas City, Goshen College has developed a fundraising opportunity through sales of organic, direct-trade coffee.
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.