The incoming Goshen College first-year class showed an overall increase by 21 percent over last year’s class, and for the second year in a row, GC’s first-year class is the most diverse in history, with 40 percent of traditional students identifying as non-white.
For the second year in a row, donors to Goshen College contributed over $5 million during the 2014-15 fiscal year.
We asked our alumni and current students about some of the “must do” activities to do in your first year at GC. Here are some answers.
This summer, 18 Goshen College students are participating in the Maple Scholars Summer Research Program.
Three Goshen College graduates are biking 4,000 miles across the country with a goal in mind: to raise $5,000 for Mennonite Central Committee’s Global Family Program. They started May 16 in Portland, Oregon, and will end in Washington D.C. in August.
For three weeks, three hours each morning, 19 Goshen College “outside” students and 20 “inside” students took part in two classes at the Elkhart County Correctional Facility.
Goshen College recently recognized 170 undergraduate students for excellence in academics on the 2014-15 spring semester Dean’s List. The Dean’s List includes traditional undergraduate students earning at least a 3.75 GPA, while completing at least 12 hours of course work for a letter grade. Only grades from the designated semester are included in the Dean’s List selection process.
Four million people are expected to tune in to “A Prairie Home Companion” on Saturday, May 2, which will broadcast live from Goshen College at 5:45 p.m. Garrison Keillor will return to the Sauder Concert Hall stage as part of the Performing Arts Series to present this popular radio show, which airs on more than 500 public radio stations around the world.
We asked our Facebook family to share what they loved about Goshen College. Here are some of their answers.
Goshen College’s Study-Service Term (SST) program has been ranked fourth on a list of the 50 best study abroad program in America. Since the SST program began in 1968, nearly 8,000 students have participated in 24 countries worldwide.