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.
Gordon student honored with international short story award, first publication and archival of her writing in the Library of Congress—all before graduation.
To help commemorate National Biomechanics Day in April, a group of Gordon students and faculty welcomed a bus of middle-school students from Lynn Public Schools to campus.
Gordon welcomed N. T. Wright, one of the world’s leading New Testament scholars, for a week-long visit to campus as the 2017–18 Malcolm Reid Distinguished Visiting Scholar in the Humanities.
The Jerusalem and Athens Forum (JAF) debate has become a tradition here at Gordon. As a highlight of Symposium week, JAF students both defended and disproved the notion that “The American ideals of ‘life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness’ are compatible with a biblical worldview.”