The Goshen College Alumni Executive Board released the following statement today:
In January, the Goshen College Presidents Council, led by President Jim Brenneman, decided to allow the college’s Athletic Department to play an instrumental version of the national anthem prior to some sporting events beginning this spring. In preparing for that change in practice to be implemented- beginning with the March 23 baseball and softball games -the President’s Council recently affirmed the plans of the Athletic Department.
Goshen College Sustainability Coordinator and Utilities Manager Glenn Gilbert and Vice President of McCormick Motors (Nappanee, Ind.) Gordon Moore will talk about the fascinating ways that saving energy is not only “green,” but also makes sense for the fiscal bottom line of an institution and a business. This will be the Goshen College Afternoon Sabbatical presentation on Tuesday, March 9 at 1 p.m. in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Goshen College President Jim Brenneman sent the following letter today to the campus community, the Alumni Board and the Parents Council:
Goshen College recently recognized 226 students, for excellence in academics, on the 2009-10 fall semester Dean’s List.
Seven Goshen College students will speak Tuesday, Feb. 9 about issues of peace and justice for the annual C. Henry Smith Oratorical Contest.
Goshen College announced today it will play an instrumental version of the Star-Spangled Banner before select sports events on campus, followed by prayer.
Brenneman calls for new ‘school of thought’ at Goshen of positive engagement in the world
A reception and book signing will be held for Goshen College Professor Emeritus of History Theron F. Schlabach’s new book War, Peace and Social Conscience: Guy F. Hershberger and Mennonite Ethics (Herald Press, 2009) on Tuesday, Jan. 19 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in the College Mennonite Church’s Koinonia Rooms.
During Goshen College’s 17th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Study Day on Monday, Jan. 18, the life and legacy of Dr. King’s emphasis on making peace will be celebrated through music, poetry, prayer, story-telling, a town hall discussion and a workshop. As the college cancels daytime classes so that students can participate fully in the events, the public is also invited.