Cambridge bishop to present address at Goshen College’s 114th commencement

Bishop Simon Barrington-Ward.

GOSHEN, Ind. – British Bishop Simon Barrington-Ward will present “Becoming What You Are; Exploring the Great Exchange” at Goshen College’s 114thcommencement on Sunday, April 22 at 3 p.m. in the Roman Gingerich Recreation-Fitness Center. This year there are 210 undergraduates and 23 master’s degree candidates scheduled to receive diplomas at commencement. Barrington-Ward received a bachelor’s … Keep reading »

Online summer courses now offered at Goshen College

Photo by Jodi H. Beyeler/Goshen College Public Relations

GOSHEN, Ind. – When May term draws to a close this year at Goshen College, students will have the option of keeping their books open when the first summer online courses are offered. Registrar Stan Miller said, “It is very common for Goshen College students to take summer courses in their home communities to alleviate … Keep reading »

Incoming Goshen College first-year students to get an iPad as part of mobile technology initiative and new general education curriculum

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GOSHEN, Ind. – All new first-year students entering Goshen College in the fall of 2012 will get an iPad mobile computing device — the third-generation version announced Wednesday by Apple Inc. — to use as part of the college’s new general education curriculum. President James E. Brenneman said Thursday that providing the iPads will be the first … Keep reading »

Finally able to cross under

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The train track that passes through the heart of the Goshen College campus – dividing most of the classrooms from most of the residence halls – is deeply fused in a love-hate relationship with the nostalgic memories of alumni about their college experience: from being regularly awoken at 2 a.m. (as well as often at … Keep reading »

Goshen College announces top scholarship recipients for 2012-13

GOSHEN, Ind. – Goshen College announced today the recipients of the school’s top scholarships for 2012-13. Fourteen college-bound students are being offered the President’s Leadership Award (PLA), which is the college’s top merit scholarship. The PLA is given in recognition of outstanding academic performance and promise in potential leadership. The award, worth $18,000 per year … Keep reading »

Goshen College unites to raise money for employee Habitat house

Eddie Mayorga and his family in their new Habitat for Humanity home at the April 17 dedication.

FINAL UPDATE (April 18, 2012): The final numbers for the campus-wide fundraising and service to help build a Habitat for Humanity home for campus custodian Eddie Mayorga and his family are in! $15,924: Total amount raised toward the construction of Mayorga’s house $11,481: Total amount raised by Goshen College alone $4,443: Additional dollars donated through … Keep reading »

Online Lenten devotions offer college faculty and student voices; Reflections begin Ash Wednesday at www.goshen.edu/devotions

GOSHEN, Ind. – Goshen College again offers an online resource to help believers make time and space in their hearts and minds to reflect during the season of Lent. Beginning Feb. 22 (Ash Wednesday) and culminating on April 8 (Easter), Goshen College students, faculty and staff will provide weekday reflections based on lectionary Scripture passages, … Keep reading »

Goshen College’s WGCS receives most nominations for college radio awards

GOSHEN, Ind. – The Intercollegiate Broadcasting System has announced the national finalists for its 2012 college radio awards, and Goshen College’s radio station, 91.1 The Globe (WGCS-FM), is one of 26 colleges and universities to have finalists named in the competition. Winners will be announced at the 72nd Annual IBS Conference in New York City, March … Keep reading »