A six-member task force appointed by Mennonite World Conference (MWC) Faith and Life Commission met at Goshen College with counterparts from the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) on July 20-23 to review progress on the commitments that the two global communions made to each other during a service of reconciliation in Stuttgart, Germany in July 2010.
The Mennonite Historical Library has received a $12,023 grant to digitize and provide online access to unpublished and informally published works of John Howard Yoder, one of the most prominent theologians of the 20th century.
Maria Jantz, a Goshen College sophomore physics/pre-engineering and interdisciplinary double major from North Newton, Kan., was selected as one of 20 college students from across the country who will serve as delegates at a meeting of rising young leaders in the sustainable energy sector.
Lois Mary Gunden Clemens, a 1936 Goshen College graduate and a French professor at the college from 1939-1941 and 1944-1958, was recently honored as “Righteous Among the Nations” by Yad Vashem, Israel’s official memorial to the Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Gunden Clemens is only the fourth American to be recognized with this prestigious honor.
Ten rising middle schoolers from the Goshen area are blending a love of sports with a love of journalism by participating in Goshen College’s Write on Sports camp from July 8-19, 2013.
Mary Roth, a 2013 Goshen College graduate with an English writing major, was chosen as the 2013 Luci Shaw Fellow at Image, a quarterly journal of faith, literature and the arts located in Seattle, Wash.
Six books were published through the Goshen College English Department’s Pinchpenny Press in 2013, four of which were authored by individual students and two of which were collections of student work.
Kate Stoltzfus, a Goshen College junior English writing and journalism double major, was selected by the Hoosier State Press Association as one of 10 Eugene S. Pulliam interns for this summer.
A mural designed by 2010 alum Noah Yoder will be painted onto the walls and ceiling of the pedestrian underpass this week.
Fifteen Goshen College students are participating in the Camping, Ministry and Service Inquiry Programs during the summer. The Inquiry programs give GC students the opportunity to spend three months in a camp, congregation or service agency with the goal of exploring the intersection of faith and vocation, while also developing skills for leadership.