During a night of Fiddler on the Roof parodies, Old Testament one-liners, Yiddish slang, Hebrew prayers and words from friends, the Gordon community celebrated the retirement of Dr. Marv Wilson (biblical studies and Christian ministries) with a tribute program to honor his 55-plus years at Gordon.
As a young boy who grew up in a country experiencing a brutal 28-year civil war, Prashan de Visser ’08 realized how easy it was to hate someone. But by forming friendships, he learned that the stereotypes of the “enemy” were often wrong.
The 126th Commencement at Gordon took place on Saturday, May 19. There were 352 baccalaureate degrees conferred in the arts and sciences, and 93 graduate degrees in Education, Music Education and Leadership.
Jaren Yang ’18 turned down a dream gig with Major League Baseball. Why? ESPN wanted him, too. The recent grad will soon begin a full-time position as a production assistant for ESPN.
Vocal performance grad Jonmichael Tarleton ’15 recently achieved a career milestone, making his Broadway debut at the Minskoff Theatre in a benefit show, the Easter Bonnet.
As a post-doctoral scholar in STEM education, Dr. Matt Taylor ’06 is in the business of turning perceived weaknesses into strengths—with help from NASA and a robot named Dash.
“Being in the foster care system I wasn’t always able to see that the state or government was working for me. But now to be on the other end, knowing that there are senators and representatives fighting for these issues, has been important to see. In a way, it’s been a healing process.”
Gordon College is one of the nation’s best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features Gordon College in the 2015 edition of its annual college guide, The Best 379 Colleges, released today. Only 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges are profiled in the book, which is The Princeton Review’s flagship college guide.
The environmental work of Gordon College biology professor Dorothy Boorse recently was spotlighted in The Boston Globe, in a feature highlighting her pursuit to bridge the gap between science and faith.
What started as a few equations has evolved into a double major in economics and math, and a research project to battle world hunger.
Church planter. Lead pastor. Author. Pilgrim. Professor. Through all these phases of his career, Jim Belcher has been passionate about ecclesiology—the theological study of the nature and function of the Church…