Archives for 2012
Several 2012 Maple Scholars will give brief presentations about their research: Philip Bontrager & David Housman,Deb Brubaker,Katelyn Yoder,Kara Swartzendruber & Andy Ammons, andCaleb Hochstetler & Kent Palmer
The campus community gathers to launch the 2012-13 school year. President Brenneman will speak on this year’s Core Value emphasis: Passionate Learning. And we’ll continue several campus traditions: singing the alma mater and welcoming each other back to campus.
Students, faculty and administrators from the iCore task group and advisory committee will lead this convocation. We will also celebrate the end of the 2011-12 school year and look toward next fall.
Goshen College students embarking on the Ministry Inquiry Program for the summer will lead in a service of sending and blessing for the whole of the Goshen College community.
Glenn Gilbert, sustainability officer at GC will give this update.
The Habitat for Humanity house that GC helped to build.
Four seniors will reflect on their experience at GC and how they have changed: Sara Alvarez, Kaleb Batten, Naomi Kramer, and Chagan Sanathu.
Three Goshen College students who are about to complete their college experience will share stories of their faith journey.
Brian Wiebe, director of the Music Center, will lead this traditional end-of-the-semester hymn sing.
During this Holy Week when we reflect on Christ’s brokenness, Melissa will share about finding hope while facing her own brokenness. This reflective chapel will include a service of anointing.
Dr. Barbara Meyer Reed from Goshen Family Physicians will speak, sponsored by the Campus Health and Wellness committee.
Students Sammy Rosario and Natasha Weisenbeck and Athletic Director Tim Demant will share about how they experience serving Christ through a wide array of extracurricular activities.
Goshen College President, Jim Brenneman, will be joined by The STOMP Crew (Jay Mast and Friends) to explore the wonders of transformation.
Communication professor Duane Stoltzfus recently spent a sabbatical year doing research and writing about four young Hutterite men from South Dakota who were drafted during World War I. Their Christian faith inspired them to accept prison and torture rather than to support the military in training to kill fellow humans. The convocation will include several hymns led by students in Music Theory class.