Ann Hostetler, Goshen College professor of English, will present the 2017 C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture on Tuesday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Administration Building Room 28. Hostetler’s speech is titled “Conflict and Creativity: Shunning and Its Legacy in Amish and Mennonite Communities.” The lecture is free and open to the public.
Change is happening right before our eyes at Goshen College. We are not the same college of five years ago, 10 years ago or 20 years ago.
Goshen College’s 17th annual Conference on Science and Religion will be held April 7-9 and will feature speaker Niels Henrik Gregersen, professor of systematic theology at the University of Copenhagen.
The Globe won the coveted 2017 National Signature Station Award by the Broadcast Education Association (BEA), and earned national finalists in 21 categories from the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS), including four national first-place finishes.
Goshen College has announced the 48 recipients of the school’s 2017-18 top scholarships for incoming first-year students.
Goshen College will offer a number of summer camp opportunities for kids three years old through high school, including sports such as soccer, basketball and volleyball, as well sports writing, musical theater and 3-D art. Learn more and sign up at goshen.edu/summercamps.
Goshen College recently acquired a collection of Amish quilts and other household antiques from David Pottinger, a Goshen developer and collector.
When Marlette Gomez graduated from Goshen College in 2013 with a degree in social work, she knew she wanted to focus her career on giving back to the immigrant or Latino communities. She now works as the college prep coach at Goshen High School, helping first-generation students make their college dreams a reality.
Yazan Meqbil, a sophomore molecular biology/biochemistry major from Hebron, Palestine, won the top prize of $500 at the annual C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest with his speech titled “Beyond Occupation of Mind and Body.” His speech will also be entered in Mennonite Central Committee’s bi-national intercollegiate oratorical contest.
Mennonite leaders will pick up the work of the Minority Ministries Council from the 1960s and 1970s during a conference titled “Black, Brown, and Mennonite: Lessons from the Chicano, Puerto Rican, and Black Freedom Movements for the Mennonite Church,” March 30 through April 1, 2017.