Beginning this year, Gordon Plus will offer a series of options exclusively for qualified Gordon students who are either graduating in December or have a light spring semester load before their May graduation.
“Newroz” means “new day, new sun” in Kurdish—and that’s exactly what the revitalized Gordon Community Garden behind Barrington Center for the Arts promises to offer.
Their majors range from physics to biblical studies, and they bring experience in athletics, city government, missions and global startups. The 2017–18 Gordon Presidential Fellows will spend the year under the mentorship of College Cabinet officers.
“My hope for the students’ participation is that their lives will be transformed in the decades to come as they learn to read Scripture through the added lens of geography,” says Dr. Elaine Phillips of the Israel Seminar.
The campus community will now enjoy a modified layout with new tables and chairs, renovated booths with Coy Pond views, new wood paneling along the walls, and two gas-powered fireplaces—along with a new name for the dining hall.
Professor Bruce Herman and his assistant, art major Rachel Pacitti ’19, are working on a commissioned painting of Saint Augustine of Hippo, ‘AUGUSTINE, Ordinary Saint.’
This year’s speaker for the annual Richard F. Gross lecture was award-winning author and social critic Os Guinness. Guinness has been serving as one of Gordon’s visiting distinguished scholars for the 2017–17 academic year. Speaking on the topic… Read More
“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.”
Sohenga Depestre has been named the 2017 Collegian of the Year, a longstanding tradition that honors the graduating senior who has made the greatest total contribution to the College.
“If you’re going to take social impact seriously, there might actually be no better place on the planet than a Christian liberal arts school, where faithful founders are asked to think deeply about how to address the needs of a broken world.”