Gordon’s Orvieto Chef-in-Residence Makes Inaugural Trip Stateside

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Some traveled from as far as Pennsylvania and Mississippi earlier this month to celebrate their shared Gordon IN Orvieto memories as they once again experienced Maria Battistini’s one-of-a-kind Umbrian cuisine and spunk.

Beauty in the Dust: Reflections on the Israel Seminar


“It took me going across the globe in a puddle of tenderness to fully grasp who God is and the way he so specifically uses Israel in the story of faith.” Ali Bolsinger ’19 shares her experience on the Israel Seminar in an interview with The Bell.

Alumni in the Peace Corps: Classrooms and Community in Costa Rica

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Ryan Wilkens ’15 fell in love with Costa Rica during his junior year at Gordon, when he spent a semester in San Jose for the Latin American Studies Program. Now he is six months into his two-year Peace Corps term, teaching English at an elementary school.

Alumni in the Peace Corps: Community and Diplomacy in Madagascar

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International affairs grad Emma Barclay ’16 is currently a Peace Corps volunteer on the African island of Madagascar as part of her long-term goal to join the United States Foreign Service.

Alumni in the Peace Corps: Libbi Wilson ’15 Teaches English in China

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Libbi Wilson ’15 is more than 16 months into a two-year assignment in China, teaching approximately 100 university students across six classes in three unique subjects.