The Executive Board of Mennonite Church USA has appointed Jo-Ann Brant, professor of Bible, religion and philosophy at Goshen College, to the editorial board of the Believers Church Bible Commentary Series as its denominational representative, effective January 2013.
Goshen College recently recognized 234 students for excellence in academics on the 2012-13 fall semester Dean’s List.
Goshen College’s student-operated radio station WGCS 91.1 The Globe just added two more huge accomplishments to its growing list: 2013 Best College Station in the Nation and Indiana’s Radio School of the Year.
Legendary musician, songwriter and activist Peter Yarrow from “Peter, Paul and Mary” will be performing a solo concert of his songs on civil rights, human rights and peace at Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall on Friday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Speaking on “Laos’ history of war: The need for UXO removal,” Goshen College sophomore Jacob Putnam, from Chicago, Ill., placed first in Goshen College’s 2013 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on Feb. 19.
On a typical weekday during the semester, about 75 to 100 pounds of food waste is produced in the college’s dining hall. Because of student commitment and ingenuity, that waste is now turned into compost, which is used as a natural fertilizer in a small garden, eventually producing vegetables and herbs for meals to be served to students.
Goshen College’s Music Department will now be offering three new music scholarships for up to $10,000 a year to new students and is renewable for up to three additional years if a grade point average of 3.0 is maintained.
Veteran high school coach and Goshen College graduate Dale Stoltzfus has been hired as the new head coach of the Maple Leaf women’s soccer program.
Professor Emerita of Nursing Anna Frances “Fran” Wenger, 79, died on Feb. 2, 2013 in Goshen after a four-month battle with cancer.
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.