While most of the campus slept in last Saturday morning, over 100 sophomores, juniors and seniors rose early to catch the bus for the third annual Calling and Career Conference.
At age 16, Alana Farley went up to the airport counter in Kauai, Hawaii, and bought a plane ticket to California. She had a rolling backpack filled with her belongings and was hoping to leave the island before the missing child report caught up with her.
Toussaint Williams ’18 is on a mission to build bridges between Jamaica and China. With a knack for Mandarin Chinese and a heart for his native Jamaica, he is on scholarship at the Beijing Language and Culture University.
This installment is part of a regular devotional series, “Deepening the Faith,” written by Gordon faculty and staff for the enrichment of the wider College community.
Having been awarded a Shared Justice Student-Faculty Research Prize, Paul Brink (political science) and Jordan Bellamy ’20 investigated the effects of the increasing housing prices on the North Shore of Massachusetts, specifically in the city of Lynn.
With guidance and encouragement from Sybil Coleman (social work), Kelly (Connolly) Palmer ’13, LMSW, is working toward God’s vision of justice—something she likens to shalom.
In honor of his grandfather’s work in academia, Princeton University Professor Eric Gregory will speak on Augustine and politics followed by a rededication of Gregory Auditorium—a popular lecture hall on Gordon’s campus named for Dr. Carlton Gregory, the speakers grandfather.
When Tim Walker began teaching fifth grade at a public school in Helsinki, Finland, he was surprised to discover how seriously recess was taken.
These days, a modern family is more complex than the screen-written characters seen on TV. Many families now include a loved one who came to the United States from another homeland. So when President Obama announced a new immigration policy in a televised address Thursday, we went straight to Ruth Melkonian-Hoover, chair of Gordon’s Department of Political Science, for comment about the nature of Obama’s announcement and the impact it might have on the future. Read her “Reflection on the News” here >>
R. Judson Carlberg, who served Gordon College for 35 years, including nearly 20 years as its president, died early Thursday morning, November 20, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, Massachusetts, after a battle with cancer. He was 74.