We’re not naturally inclined to be thankful for what we feel we’re owed. But when we understand that we are deserving of absolutely nothing, that every good gift is from the Father, hopefully a deep sense of gratitude follows.
David West, associate professor of art, organized what was estimated to be the largest gathering of art majors at Gordon, in one place at one time. “I jokingly refer to this as ‘forced family time,’” he said.
For undergraduate students, research can be a foreign, sometimes frightening concept because of its seemingly esoteric nature. But for many Gordon students, it’s an integral part of the learning experience.
“Alone atop a rock looking out over the Pacific, I listened to the brand new Conor Oberst album ‘Ruminations,’ took the title to heart and did some thinking,” writes Sierra Flach ’18 of her final days in New Zealand.
When Alex Bostian ’16 arrived in Moldova in early summer, he didn’t speak one word of the language. But by early fall, he was teaching classes in both English and Romanian.