Heidi Forget, MSW, LICSW, of the Gordon College Counseling Center shares a word about expectancy in a time of grief.
As a family physician in the COVID-19 hotspot of Lynn, MA, business is anything but usual for Brent Fryling ’92. But his background detecting and treating tuberculosis in Afghanistan makes him thankful to be here in the U.S
With the official Commencement ceremony sidelined until the fall due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Gordon community found creative ways to honor the Class of 2020.
“Instead of striving to seize control over the chaos that exceeds the boundaries of our control, we are admonished to rather allow ourselves to be seized by the virtue of a transformative hope which does not fail,” writes Nathaniel Quartey ’21
Though the current state of the world may seem novel, many of us have encountered seasons of uncertainty before. During such events, the wise counsel and insight of mentors can help offer perspective and hope.
Well over 50 Gordon education majors have stepped in to help overwhelmed parents homeschool their children and help lead-teachers transition their classes to an online format during the pandemic.
Freda Obeng-Ampofo is equally fluent in English and in Twi—the principal native language of the Akan lands in Ghana. Both languages are absolutely necessary for her work as press and information officer for the Delegation of the European Union to Ghana.
It’s rare to choose a vocation in high school and make it stick, rarer still for the vocation to center on a disease of the elderly. But that’s Tim Hohman’s story.
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.”