This summer, 21 incoming U.S. Latino, African American, Asian American and Native American college students participated in the Goshen College Summer Academic Leadership Training (SALT) program- sponsored by the Center for Intercultural Teaching and Learning (CITL) at Goshen College to help first-year students successfully transition from high school to college.
Goshen College’s graduate program in nursing has only been around for two years, but already the first class of graduate nursing students will receive a master’s degree from an accredited nursing program next year.
In these tough economic times, business owners are eager to save money. Members of the Sustainable Business Roundtable in Michiana want to save the planet too. Goshen College hosted the May meeting of the group
to share some of the “green” practices
of the college.
Goshen College recently recognized 243 students for excellence in academics, on the 2008-09 spring semester Dean’s List.
Ten Goshen (Ind.) College students will serve as delegates for the upcoming Delegate Assembly at the Mennonite Church USA Convention 2009, June 30 to July 5 in Columbus, Ohio. To help make this happen, Goshen College is providing partial financial support for the students.
Goshen College’s Class of 2009 received degrees Sunday, April 26 after being encouraged to take a leap of faith by President James E. Brenneman and to have courage and to persevere by Union College President Stephen Charles Ainlay, a 1973 Goshen College graduate.
With the help of Goshen College librarians, more peace is now available around the world- at least in the form of online documents related to peace studies.
With the current international situation being described as the “clash of civilizations” (the clash between the two largest religious traditions in the world, Islam and Christianity), Goshen College has decided that now is the time to “find its way to the Middle East in a new opportunity for learning through our well-established Study-Service Term program,” said President James E. Brenneman. The decision was made public at the April 14 Goshen College Afternoon Sabbatical international luncheon, which featured Egypt.
Northern Indiana may not have the exotic allure of Cambodia or Peru, but after 40 years of sending students around the world for a semester of cross-culture learning, Goshen College is launching a new location for its Study-Service Term (SST) program right in its own backyard.
Bill McKibben hopes that the world is ready to act fast, and aim for 350- “the most important number in the world.”