Sisters Alysa (Obert) Seeland ’11 and Anna Obert ’16 are proving that family businesses are not something of the past; their new company, FOND Bone Broth, has found success in a hungry market.
“In D.C., we had anywhere from 30 seconds to a few minutes to make connections with people, so quite literally every second and every word counted.”
When Lauren Becker prepared to re-enter full-time work, “I said that if there was anywhere in the world I could work, it would be at Gordon College, and if there was anything I could do, it would have to do with spiritual formation,” she says.
While studying at Gordon, Anna Jonker ’14 was met with a life-changing opportunity that began when she met a Peace Corps representative at a career fair and received a nudge of encouragement from Dr. Dorothy Boorse (biology).
On Saturday, May 20, Gordon College celebrated it’s 125th undergraduate Commencement ceremony and the 20th graduate degree Commencement.
“The past year in politics has given us many things to talk about,” says Dr. Paul Brink (political science). “At Gordon, it has allowed for great conversation among faculty and students about very basic questions concerning what politics is for.”
Last week, four teams went head-to-head in the fourth annual Social Venture Challenge at Gordon College, each vying for their share of the $10,000 prize money.
Gordon College participated in an open, across-the-aisle dialogue last week as the College Democrats and College Republicans held their first annual spring policy debate. Topics on the table: gun control and voter ID regulations.
Students in the Department of Music will host a used instrument drive on Saturday, May 6, 7 p.m. during the Annual Gordon College Department of Music Pops Concert, featuring the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band. Admission to the concert will be free.
Gordon College is pleased to host a conversation and art lecture between Boston artist Bradford Johnson and New York art historian and critic Dan Siedell at the Gallery at Barrington Center for the Arts, this Wednesday, April 26, 6-8 p.m. Free food and drinks will be provided, and the art gallery will be open for guests to view Bradford Johnson’s new exhibit “1933—Year of the Monster.”
Collaboration, Bruce Herman says, “is about getting outside of yourself and your own preoccupations and listening for and building toward common ground with others.”