Six Goshen College students will speak Tuesday, Feb. 3 about issues of peace and justice for the annual C. Henry Smith Oratorical Contest. The contest begins at 7 p.m. and takes place in the Umble Center.
Drawing heavily on the biblical book of Galatians, Bluffton (Ohio) University Assistant Professor of Religion Laura Brenneman will be asking the question, “What does freedom have to do with peace?” in her Monday, Feb. 2 C. Henry Smith Peace Lecture at Goshen College in the Administration Building, Room 28 at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Goshen College recently recognized 209 students, for excellence in academics, on the 2008-09 fall semester Dean’s List.
For Mennonites and non-Mennonites interested in Mennonite writing, there is now one place to go online for a multitude of resources: the Center for Mennonite Writing (CMW). CMW, a project of the Goshen College English Department, was launched as a Web site in the middle of January at: www.mennonitewriting.org.
Adam and Maggie Williams of Elkhart were subject to a cross burning at their Elkhart home in May 2008. Stacie Meyers-Ray is a former Osceola, Ind., resident whose neighborhood became home to a racial extremist compound.
Goshen College Physician Emeritus and Associate Professor Emeritus of Health Education Willard S. Krabill, who gave 24 years of service to the college, died this morning after a courageous six-month battle with cancer at the age of 82. He was a pioneer in the areas of medical ethics, public health, family-centered childbirth and sex education.
Mary Jane George Rieth, 92, a prominent Indiana conservationist and philanthropist, died Wednesday, Dec. 31 at her home in Goshen.
The Goshen College Martin Luther King Jr. Study Day on Jan. 19 will begin with prayer and remembrance at the ninth annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Community Prayer Breakfast, beginning at 7:30 a.m. in the Church-Chapel Fellowship Hall. The breakfast is open to the public and reservations are due by Thursday, Jan. 8.
With National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) national tournaments wrapping up across the country, the Goshen College Athletic Department continues to get rewarded for its outstanding fall season on and off the court, field and course. A Maple Leaf program record 27 student-athletes were recognized as NAIA-Daktronics All American Student-Athletes this week as part of national championship play.
Over the past decade, the number of U.S. students studying abroad has increased by more than 150 percent. And American students increasingly seek nontraditional study abroad destinations.