Some work in business, some in theater and music, and others in medicine. But no matter what kind of work they do, they have all been active peacemakers, taking the values they learned years ago at Goshen College and applying them to their daily lives.
Goshen College honors seven outstanding alumni during Homecoming Weekend View more photos of the alumni awardees and of Homecoming Weekend 2010. Check out the full schedule for Homecoming Weekend. Their lives have been about making peace in their communities as they worked in other countries, in the courtroom, on the playing field and in the … Keep reading »
This year’s theme is “Going Green at Goshen” and includes a number of special opportunities focused around environmental sustainability. In addition to class reunions, other highlights of the weekend are One-Act plays, kids’ activities, athletic events, a hymn sing, environmental issue seminars by professors, art exhibits, a field trip to Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center, an alumni picnic with local produce and the Music Gala.
Their lives have been focused on rehabilitating prisoners, educating educators about the needs of children in poverty, changing the way researchers think about genetics, assisting Iraqi refugees, preaching and serving a family in need. During Goshen College’s Homecoming Weekend 2007 on Oct. 5-7 the college will honor six exceptional alumni with awards for lives and dedication to service that has inspired others.
During Goshen College’s Homecoming Weekend 2006 on Oct. 6-8 the college will honor six exceptional alumni with awards for lives and dedication to service that has inspired others. Three will receive Culture For Service Awards, named for the college’s motto. The college will honor one recent alumna with its Decade of Servant Leadership Award, which recognizes young alumni who are making significant contributions to their communities, church and world. And for the first time, the Goshen College Maple Leafs Athletic Club is presenting the Dr. Ruth Gunden and the Dr. Roman Gingerich Champion of Character Awards.
Awarded by the Goshen College Alumni Board, the 2005 Culture for Service Award will be presented to 1955 graduate Hans J. Hillerbrand, published scholar and religion professor at Duke University in Durham, N.C., and 1968 graduate Ramzi Farran and 1969 graduate Carol Farran, a high school chemistry teacher and nurse researcher, respectively, from Oak Park, Ill. Justin Rothshank, a Goshen native and 2000 graduate who now lives and works in Pittsburgh, Pa., will be the first recipient of the Decade of Servant Leadership Award.
GOSHEN, Ind. – A highlight of Goshen College’s Homecoming Weekend is the awarding of the Culture for Service Award to exceptional alumni whose life and work has exemplified the college motto, “Culture for Service.” Awarded by the Goshen College Alumni Board, the 2004 honors will be presented to Pearl Hartz ’49 [far right], a restorative … Keep reading »
Culture for Service awardees honored at Goshen College Alumni Weekend 2003 GOSHEN, Ind. — Opening a weekend of Goshen College alumni returning to campus, reminiscing and reconnecting will be a celebration of four exceptional alumni: the 2003 Culture for Service awardees. Among the awardees are a surgeon, an artist, a Habitat for Humanity volunteer and … Keep reading »