The end of a four-year journey came for 223 Goshen College graduates, members of the 107th graduating class, who accepted diplomas from Interim President John D. Yordy in the Roman Gingerich Recreation-Fitness Center on April 24.
During the 106th Goshen College commencement weekend April 24-25, students not only received degrees to honor their hard work, but were also able to celebrate and reflect. Acknowledging shared community, national and international events with significant impact on their lives during their undergraduate years, the chosen theme for their commencement “Creation groaning, yearning for peace, embodying hope.”
Philip Hefner, professor emeritus of systematic theology at the Lutheran School of Theology in Chicago, called on Goshen College’s 233 graduates to change the world around them as they go out from college during the school’s 105th commencement on May 25 in the Roman Gingerich Recreation-Fitness Center.
During this year’s commencement address, a leading science and religion theologian and writer will inspire and encourage Goshen College graduates for their post-college futures.