News Briefs Vol. 116 No. 15

Golf team cut

Goshen College’s golf team will be eliminated this summer. Golf athletes will continue competing through the spring semester. The Record is looking into details.

 

Presidential review

A presidential review process is now underway to determine whether Jim Brenneman, president of Goshen College, will serve a third four-year term. In a standard process that occurs after every term served, a committee of selected individuals, the Presidential Review Council, will conduct a variety of surveys and interviews with administrations, faculty, local leaders and Mennonite officials. The Mennonite Education Agency Board of Directors will announce a formal decision in June. The Record will publish more information in the coming weeks.

 

Science Olympiad competition Saturday

The Science Olympiad regional tournament will be held at Goshen College on Saturday, February 8.  Middle school and high school participants will compete in 46 science-related events. Various Goshen College students are professors will be involved in facilitating the competition activities.

 

#IHeartGoshen video contest voting began

Voting for the #IHeartGoshen video contest coordinated by the Comm-Mar office will be open from February 4 to 18. Voters can vote once per day per video. Voting takes place online at www.goshen.edu/i-heart-goshen/vote/

 

Valentine dinner, night hike registration

Merry Lea will host a Valentine dinner and night hike on Friday, February 14 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. A candlelit soup supper and dessert will be served at 7 p.m., followed by a night hike led by Paul Steury and Michelle Fanfair-Steury. Register via email to jenniferhs@goshen.edu by February 10, or call 260-799-5869. The couple rate is $25 and the student couple rate is $15. Money will be collected at the door.

 

Stoltzfus publishes book

Students, faculty, and staff gathered Wednesday to celebrate the release of Duane Stoltzfus’s new book, Pacifists in Chains: The Persecution of Hutterites during the Great War. The book chronicles the journey of four young men, Jacob Wipf, Joseph Hofer, Michael Hofer, and David Hofer, who chose conscientious objection over military service during World War I. They were imprisoned first in Alcatraz, then in Fort Leavenworth, where the two youngest died.

 

Wanted: barista

Java Junction managers plan to hire a barista. Applications are available in Java Junction. The deadline for the application is 4:30 pm on February 25. Managers are seeking someone available from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Paid training is provided.

 

Scholarship available

Goedeker’s has will offer a textbook scholarship opportunity for students in the form of an essay contest. Details are available on the company’s website at www.goedekers.com/college-scholarship

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