Goshen College has received a $353,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, in partnership with LaCasa, Inc., to provide up to $4,000 grants to more than 150 incoming low-to-moderate income students over the next few years. The project is called the “Goshen College Individual Development Education Accounts (IDEA).”
An hour-long choral piece sung in a dozen different languages, written by Mennonite composer Larry Nickel, will be the focus of a public symposium and concert on Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016 in the Goshen College Music Center.
In celebration of Indiana’s “College App Day,” Goshen College will be waiving application fees for all Indiana high school seniors who submit their application to GC on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, using app fee waiver code “APPDAY.”
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Three Goshen College staff members helped carry the Indiana Bicentennial torch through Goshen on Oct. 4, 2016, on it’s way across Indiana.
Three Goshen College students spent this past summer researching and developing new resources for the college’s sexual violence prevention and response programs.
Gilberto Perez, Jr., senior director of intercultural development & educational partnerships at Goshen College, is the recipient of two awards: Teacher of the Year 2016 by the Indiana Governor’s office and the Indiana Latino Expo (ILE) and the 2016 Chickadee Bird Award from the Indiana Undocumented Youth Alliance (IUYA).
Ten pastors attended a Pastor’s Academy at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center’s Farmstead Site on Sept. 21, 2016. The gathering invited them to interact with ideas that leaders of Goshen College’s three research institutes grapple with and relate them to their own ministries.
The 2016 Goshen College Culture for Service Awards will be presented to Ellah Wakatama Allfrey ’88 and Dr. Doug Schwartzentruber ’78. The 2016 Dr. Ruth Gunden Champion of Character Award will go to Aletha Stahl ’89, and the Dr. Roman Gingerich Champion of Character Award will go to James Gingerich ’66.
Ellah Wakatama Allfrey, John Freeman, Aleksander Hemon and Aminatta Forna, four internationally-acclaimed and award-winning writers, will take part in a conversation at Goshen College on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m. in the Newcomer Center, Room 17. The event is free and open to the public.