Goshen College is pleased to announce the appointments of two new faculty members and a transition for a faculty member who will be serving in a new role. Lynn Jackson of Maryland Heights, Mo., will join the college as the executive director of enrollment, and Char Hochstetler of Goshen will serve as associate dean of student services. Bob Yoder of Goshen, an assistant professor and director of youth ministry at Goshen College since 2003, will become the campus minister.
“So why did they use two-by-six-inch studs instead of two-by-fours?” asks a student, prompted by the worksheet in her hand. Another student is figuring out how a ground source heat pump works, and a third has abandoned the worksheet and asks, “Where can I buy low VOC [volatile organic compounds] paint?”
As he started to receive information about political instability in Indonesia and when the country was placed on the list that the U.S. State Department doesn’t recommend as travel destinations for U.S. citizens, Goshen College Director of International Education Tom Meyers started to look for another host country in Southeast Asia for groups of students in the college’s Study-Service Term (SST) program.
From the renowned King’s Singers to the Soweto Gospel Choir to the improvised melodies of The Dave Brubeck Quartet, the 2006-2007 Goshen College Performing Arts Series will again feature performances from diverse musicians and musical styles for Michiana audiences, with season ticket sales beginning Monday, April 3.
Christian tradition has held that the lands that make up modern Israel and Palestine are “holy.” It was there, according to Scripture, that Abraham received God’s promise of land, and where Jesus walked. Paul, the apostle, studied and started out from there on his missionary journeys during the first century of the Christian church.
Mountain climbing is hardly an option in Northern Indiana, but a new indoor climbing wall will soon be available to the community offering the closest simulation to mountain climbing in the area. The wall (located in the Goshen College Roman Gingerich Recreation-Fitness Center) is targeted to open for use on Monday, March 6.