Goshen College will open the 2010-2011 academic year later this month with many new faces– and not just among new and transfer students. The college also will be welcoming new employees, some of whom were hired and began their duties earlier in the year.
The annual college rankings have hit the presses, and Goshen College was again included by “U.S. News & World Report” and Forbes magazine on their lists of best U.S. colleges.
More Goshen College students will have the opportunity to learn and thrive in the coming year due to the generosity of supporters. During the 2009-10 fiscal year (which ended June 30) the largest amount of donations was given to the Goshen College Fund in 17 years.
Sometimes you don’t have to travel thousands of miles in an airplane over oceans to truly encounter another culture. Sometimes you just have to cross the street.
A small corner of the campus has started to turn greener thanks to a student proposal and the care and involvement of a professor and a utilities manager.
Residents of Elkhart County as well as members of the Mennonite church and the Goshen College community praised President Emeritus J. Lawrence Burkholder as a visionary leader with an enduring love for the church, his family and scholarship during a memorial service Wednesday, June 30.
Goshen College President Emeritus J. Lawrence Burkholder, an influential figure in the Mennonite church, passed away early on Thursday, June 24 at the Greencroft Healthcare Center in Goshen. Burkholder, 92, played many significant roles throughout the 20th century as a pastor, professor, pilot, philosopher, civil rights activist, war-time relief worker and college president.
Goshen College recently recognized 293 students, for excellence in academics, on the 2009-10 spring semester Dean’s List.
James E. Brenneman has been reappointed to a second term as president of Goshen College by the college’s Board of Directors at its February meeting a decision recently approved by the Mennonite Education Agency (MEA) Board of Directors.
TIME Magazine announced today that Goshen Center for Cancer Care Medical Director Dr. Douglas Schwartzentruber, a 1978 Goshen College alumnus, has been named to the magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, the 2010 TIME 100.