Goshen College has been recognized as a leader in the field of sustainability among small liberal arts colleges.
We are a community of scholars committed to working for restorative and hope-filled solutions to our world’s sustainability challenges. We are looking for students who share our passion for restoring right relationships with each other and creation. We hope you join us.
NEW: Majors in environmental & marine science, sustainability management, sustainability studies and sustainable food systems! Goshen College offers a variety of hands-on opportunities to learn about sustainability. Also, check out our Sustainability Leadership Semester, Agroecology Summer Intensive, master’s program and more!
In recent years we have taken numerous steps to reduce our carbon footprint: converting 20 percent of lawn space to native plants and prairie restoration, building a solar hot water collection system for our Recreation-Fitness Center, and purchasing 100 percent of campus electricity from renewable sources. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
At Goshen College, students have initiated all sorts of green projects on campus. Join our environmental club, EcoPax, volunteer with our student-led composting program, plants trees on campus, research with the Algae Town project, oversee controlled burns of the campus’s native prairies, and much more!
News & Features
On March 27th, in the Umble Center, a year’s worth of work for a team of over fifteen students will culminate in the premiere of their documentary, “Deep Dive: A Midwestern Legacy in the Florida Keys."
The Center for Sustainable Climate Solutions (CSCS) has hired Doug Kaufman '89 as its director of pastoral ecology, a first step in working with congregations and equipping pastors.
As Merry Lea celebrates its first half-century, we take a look at the role it's played in environmental education at Goshen College and in the community.
As Merry Lea celebrates its first half-century, we take a look back at how its caretakers have managed the land.
A former University of Arkansas professor's papers are now available for researchers in the University Libraries Special Collections department. The Donald E. Voth Papers contain materials collected and produced by Voth during the course of his teaching and research, both as a student and as a professor. These materials primarily consist of articles, reports, project files, background research and publications related to rural sociology and community and rural development, both locally and internationally.