In the past three years, Goshen College’s student-operated radio station, WGCS 91.1 The Globe, has won Best College Station in the Nation twice, been named Indiana’s Radio School of the Year twice, named best station in Indiana and has won dozens of other station and individual awards. Jason Samuel, WGCS general manager, will share humorous and informative stories about the station during the Afternoon Sabbatical on Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. in Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.
February 2014 events include the 54th Annual Concerto-Aria Concert, the Winter One Acts and the C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest.
The Goshen and Fairfield high school choirs, directed by Marcia Yost and Ben Kambs, respectively, will provide a musical program for the Goshen College Afternoon Sabbatical on Dec. 10. The program will take place in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall and is free and open to the public.
Experience stories, images and tastes of Croatia at the Afternoon Sabbatical international luncheon on Nov. 13, when Jane Ruth of Niche Travel will give a presentation titled “My Croatian Journey: Encountering a Land of Beauty and Struggle” at noon in the College Mennonite Church Fellowship Hall.
October 2013 events include Homecoming Weekend, an Afternoon Sabbatical featuring former Goshen College President Shirley H. Showalter and “An Evening with Garrison Keillor.”
Former Goshen College president Shirley Hershey Showalter released a new memoir today, “Blush: A Mennonite Girl Meets a Glittering World.”
The 2013-14 line-up for the Afternoon Sabbatical series, featuring lectures, performances and special trips, has been announced by Goshen College. The series will kick off with a lecture and discussion titled “Protecting Our Children – a Broad Perspective” by Candy Yoder, president and CEO of Child and Parent Services (CAPS) in Elkhart.
Events in September 2013 include a Wailin’ Jennys concert, an Afternoon Sabbatical on child maltreatment and a gallery of art from the Michiana Pottery Tour.
Guests will get a portrait of Turkey’s culture and food during Goshen College’s Afternoon Sabbatical on Tuesday, April 9 at noon in the College Mennonite Church Fellowship Hall. March 30 is the registration deadline.
Goshen College Professor of History Steve Nolt will present an Afternoon Sabbatical lecture on “The Amish Way: Patient Faith in a Perilous World” on Tuesday, March 12 at 1 p.m. in the Goshen College Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.