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.’