Learn about the unique history of Spain and Portugal while enjoying the tastes of their cultures at the Afternoon Sabbatical international luncheon on Oct. 14. Dean Rhodes, associate professor of Spanish, and Annette Johnson, who has lived in Spain for the past 15 years, will present the program “Portugal and Spain: Common Neighbors with an Uncommon Past” at noon in the college’s Church-Chapel Fellowship Hall.
The 2014-15 Afternoon Sabbatical series will begin with compelling stories from Abner and Anne Hershberger, former Goshen College professors, on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at 1 p.m. in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall.
Explore how Paul overcame religious, cultural and physical obstacles as a leader of the first generation of Christians during Goshen College’s Afternoon Sabbatical on April 1 at 1 p.m. in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Dr. Christopher Fashun and Ben Runkel will offer a percussion performance of various genres and sound combinations, including both Western and Brazilian percussion, during the March 11 Afternoon Sabbatical at Goshen College. The program will take place at 1 p.m. in the Music Center’s Sauder Concert Hall and is free and open to the public.
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.”