“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.
CURE Niger, a children’s hospital in Africa where Josh ’05 and Julie ’02 Korn serve, has a new playground for patients, funded in part by the sales of final artwork by students in the Gordon IN Orvieto program.
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).
Since 2015, Roland has been serving as an agriculture volunteer in northern Ghana, where he teaches farm management practices and helps groups of farmers form mutually beneficial partnerships.
Professor of Biology Greg Keller was recently awarded a Fulbright Scholarship for the Arctic Initiative, where he will focus on the habitat use, breeding behavior and parasite load of birds in woodland patches.