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.
“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…