A lot happened at Goshen College in 2016 — See a list of the top 10 stories from the past year!
Twenty-five fall student-athletes have been recognized by the NAIA, including 14 from the women’s soccer team, the most of any NAIA schools.
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.
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.
Goshen College plans to increase its varsity sports offerings to 16 when it reintroduces a golf program that dates to 1962 and becomes the fifth four-year school and second NAIA men’s program in Indiana to sponsor intercollegiate men’s varsity volleyball, the GC Athletic Department announced Friday.
Goshen College (GC) and Mennonite Education Agency (MEA) will begin the search for the 17th Goshen College president with the first meeting of the search committee set for October 11-12, 2016.
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.
Goshen College enrollment figures show a total overall growth, including among incoming first-year students and graduate students, as well as greater retention and diversity.
Goshen College ranked fifth on the U.S. News & World Report list of the “Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest,” and 3rd among “Great Schools, Great Prices,” according to the annual rankings.
Goshen College was listed third among the “Top 100 National Baccalaureate Colleges” by Washington Monthly magazine, which considers civic engagement, research and social mobility.