Celebrating the career of CEEVN Director Minh Kauffman ’74
On Friday, July 31, Minh Kauffman '74, director of the ACLS Center for Educational Exchange with Vietnam (CEEVN), retired after 26 years with ACLS and nearly 50 years working in international educational exchange and community development. She has been called “the most important person involved in the creation of meaningful relations between Viet Nam and the United States.”
Crystal Shellenberger ’98 is the new Spanish teacher at Paoli High School
Crystal Shellenberger '98, the new Spanish teacher at Paoli High School, attended Goshen College where she participated in a semester abroad, called study-service term (SST), in Costa Rica.
After 14 years, Peru partnership comes to a close
Since 2005, more than 600 students have traveled to Peru in 37 units, forging connections with host families, teachers, colleagues and friends that cross cultural boundaries.
SST campus conference looks at past, present and future of study abroad
Goshen College hosted a two-day conference March 5-6, 2019, Titled “Global Education for All: Renewing Our Vision,” examining the history and considering the future of the college’s transformative Study-Service Term (SST) program through panels, workshops, lectures and more.
Out of the classroom, into the world
I want to highlight why experiential or service learning — in international settings as well as on our campuses — is essential, and why it may be effective.
Search conference addresses strengths and weaknesses of SST
On Sept. 14-16, 2018, Goshen College faculty, staff and students met at Camp Amigo to explore ways to strengthen Goshen College’s international education core, including SST, to make it more effective, engaging and possible for our students in the current global context.
Jenna Nofziger ’14 shares about medical experience in Shirati, Tanzania – Mennonite Health Journal
"Four weeks is a short time to establish relationships, gain trust, learn routines, and develop a rhythm, made even more difficult with a language barrier. My goal became, simply, to experience. I was not there to help, to make a difference, or to implement change–although, I hope I did some of that. I was there to learn how professionals in an understaffed and under-resourced hospital were doing what they could for the people of the region."
Work comes full circle for David Reimer ’84, U.S. Ambassador
David Reimer is a senior member of the U.S. Foreign Service, and was sworn in as Ambassador to the Republic of Mauritius and the Republic of Seychelles on Dec. 13, 2017. He is a 2018 Goshen College Culture For Service Alumni Award-winner.
How a mission year in Ecuador changed three students
Three Goshen College students reflect on their ten months in Ecuador serving with Mennonite Mission Network.