The Goshen College Music Department is pleased to announce that it is launching new $1,000 per year grants to incoming Goshen College students for participation in GC music ensembles. These new grants are in addition to its already existing audition-based music achievement awards, which range from $2,000-$10,000.
Six Goshen College students have spent the semester working to publish a new literary journal, titled “Freaky Squirrels: No Answers, Just Stories,” a collection of essays, memoirs and photos, all contributed by GC alumni.
Students have less than a month to apply for admission and to be eligible for Goshen College’s top scholarships for the 2016-17 school year. The priority application deadline is Dec. 15, 2016.
Goshen College was named an honorable mention Bike Friendly Campus by the League of American Bicyclists.
Goshen College President James E. Brenneman joined more than 450 college and university presidents around the nation by signing a statement calling for the continuation of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.
Cherish the Ladies, an all-female Irish-American band, will perform a Celtic Christmas concert in Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall on Dec. 13 as part of the 2016-17 Performing Arts Series.
Goshen College Professor Emeritus of History James (Jim) R. Hertzler, 82, died Nov. 18 at his Goshen home after an extended illness. He taught at Goshen College for 33 years, from 1966 until retiring in 1999.
Beginning Nov. 21 (the Monday prior to the first Sunday in Advent) and culminating on Christmas Day, Goshen College students, faculty and staff will provide weekday reflections based on lectionary Scripture passages and the Advent theme: “The Holy Way: Walking in the Way of God’s Heart.”
Ellah Wakatama Allfrey and Jan Bender Shetler will share an interview-conversation titled “The Development of Sustainable Creative Economies: Telling Stories and Making Culture” on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 7:30 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Rieth Recital Hall.
Alia Byrd, a sophomore elementary education major with a double minor in TESOL and Spanish, was among a group of first-generation students from Indiana’s independent colleges and universities to be celebrated at the 27th annual “Realizing the Dream” banquet on Saturday, Nov. 5 in Indianapolis.