As churches and individual Christians around the world prepare to celebrate Christ’s birth, Goshen College is again offering an online spiritual resource to help believers make time and space in their hearts and minds to welcome Advent and celebrate Christmas.
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.
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From a documentary of a Grammy nominated choir to medical promotional films, Goshen College’s FiveCore Media has built up an impressive portfolio since opening for business in September 2011.
Junior Lauren Treiber won first prize in Mennonite Central Committee’s 2012 C. Henry Smith Oratorical Contest for her speech, “The Real Occupy Movement: Understanding Capitalism in a Christian Context,” which reflected on U.S. economic situation and what the message of the church could be.
Some Goshen College students are collaborating with community members to monitor the water quality of the nearby Elkhart River – and the students are using their new iPads to do it.
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.
October 2012 events at Goshen College
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.