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.
The annual college rankings have hit the presses, and Goshen College was again included by U.S. News & World Report, Washington Monthly and Forbes publications on their lists of best U.S. colleges. It was also again named a “College of Distinction.”
Goshen College President James E. Brenneman opened the new school year with an impassioned call to action – that all Goshen students fulfill their God-given potential by becoming life-long passionate learners.
Building on the success of its master’s degree programs in environmental education and nursing, Goshen College will offer a new Master of Arts in Intercultural Leadership, starting in January 2013.
The 2012-13 line-up of lectures, performances and special trips that are part of the Goshen College Afternoon Sabbatical program will include: