Chair of Goshen College’s Board of Directors Virgil Miller announced today to college faculty, staff and students that President Shirley H. Showalter is resigning her position in order to join
the Fetzer Institute of Kalamazoo, Mich.
From the spontaneous and toe-tapping melodies of the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra and Wynton Marsalis to the graceful classical performances of the Wroclaw Philharmonic, the 2004
-2005 Goshen College Performing Arts Series will once again bring performers from all over the world and a wide variety of music genres to Michiana audiences.
When listeners tune in to WGCS 91.1 FM on June 21, they will no longer hear the melodies of Mozart — unless banjo virtuoso Bela Fleck arranges the tunes. General Manager Jason Samuel announced that the Goshen College radio station, 91.1 FM, will now be called “The Globe” and will feature full playlists of Americana and world music — including the addition of public radio’s most popular music program, “World Cafe,” which isn’t heard on any other station in the region.
The Goshen College track and field program made the most of its trip to the 2004 NAIA Outdoor Track and Field National Championships at Cardinal Park in Louisville, Ky., May 27-29, as three of the Leafs’ four national participants were honored with All-American status.
When it comes to fundraising for a building project, especially a “green” one, it is sometimes helpful to plant a seed in order to glimpse the overall potential for the facility. With a decision to build its new complex in two phases, construction will begin on Merry Lea Environmental Center¬s long-awaited collegiate facility this summer.
Merry Lea Environmental Center’s plans for a collegiate facility received a boost April 27 when Executive Director Luke Gascho opened his mail and found a check for $150,000.
Goshen College recently recognized 221 students for excellence in academics on the Spring 2003-2004 Dean’s List.
Participating in an excavation in the Southwest, trekking through Amazon rainforests in South America and snorkeling through coral reefs in the Florida Keys are just a few of the ways Goshen College students spent their class time during May term.
If student energy could be converted to wattage for WGCS, the Goshen College radio station (91.1 FM), the broadcast signal might reach to every corner of the state of Indiana. That enthusiasm has resulted in statewide acknowledgment of two students for excellent efforts in broadcasting.