Why we still believe in SST
Recent events have clarified what is worth our commitment. To address these issues, we need global education more than ever.
Making SST an option for everyone
Goshen College’s celebration of the 50th Anniversary of SST in 2018-19 came with a serious evaluation of the program and our recommitment to making SST accessible to all students.
Global Connections SST newsletter launches
SST is more important than ever according to Director of International Education Jan Bender Shetler. Find out why in Global Connections, a new annual newsletter for SST alumni and donors. Also read about the innovative ways the SST program is evolving to meet the needs of current students.
Students return safely from Tanzania and Ecuador
Goshen College has been working around the clock to bring students home from study abroad in Tanzania and Ecuador after travel restrictions were precipitously announced due to the pandemic response.
GC women athletes serve, learn and compete in the Dominican Republic
This May term, 18 Goshen College student-athletes from the women’s basketball and softball teams, along with two coaches and two professors, traveled to the Dominican Republic for the second-ever Study and Sports Abroad course.
‘Culture for Service’ prepares grads for a life of service
According to the most recent survey, 10 percent of 2017 traditional GC graduates were in volunteer or service programs, compared to five percent at peer institutions. A 2018 survey of Goshen College alumni also showed that 30 percent of GC grads do community service or volunteer work at least once a month, and 78 percent do so at least once a year.
The future of SST: Global education for all
In this 50th anniversary year of Study-Service Term, read about the initial plans for where global education at GC is headed.
Before there was SST…
By September 1968 — when the first Study-Service Term groups departed Goshen — the student body had been testing the waters of international exposure for over two decades.
Ecuador added as study abroad location with focus on indigenous cultures and sustainability
Goshen College will move the location of its Spanish-speaking study abroad program, Study-Service Term (SST), in South America from Peru to Ecuador beginning in the fall of 2019.