In celebration of founder A. J. Gordon’s birthday, and in honor of all who have paved the way at Gordon over the years, the College hosted its annual Founder’s Weekend last week.
Utilizing interactive activities, films, lectures and even a march, Advocates for a Sustainable Future (ASF) continued Gordon’s history of going green with “Springfest.”
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.
Collaboration, Bruce Herman says, “is about getting outside of yourself and your own preoccupations and listening for and building toward common ground with others.”
Under the leadership of conductor Craig Ramsey ’13, the choir has been more than a success story as it has steadily gained momentum over the past five years—it’s a beautiful example of unity at Gordon.
As a Christian in the media, Malcolm believes that journalism plays important roles that carry spiritual significance: telling the truth, promoting global understanding, shedding light in dark places and holding people in authority accountable.
“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.