La Vida Alumni Receive Grant to Explore New National Park

As soon as the Canadian border opens, former La Vida sherpas (and participants) Joel Cox ’16, Taylor Bradford ’19, Blake Denman ’18 and Izzy Johnson ’18 will be hiking Canada’s Nááts’įhch’oh National Park (NNP).

How to do Solitude Well

As many of us try to navigate our new housebound “normal,” Joel Cox ’16 shares what we can learn from the habits of Jesus and from La Vida’s “solo” experiences.

When Opposites Attract

TIMEUS MULINGE ’23 | Major: art (design studio concentration) | Hometown: Mombasa, Kenya | Aspiring architect, introverted creative, newfound outdoorsman.

Sharing the Wealth: Gordon Opens Campus to Summer Groups

Despite most students being away, Gordon is no ghost town over the summer—40 different organizations and groups from all over the country and world enjoy the picturesque surroundings make use of the campus’s otherwise vacant facilities.

Remembering La Vida’s Rich Obenschain

Gordon College is heartbroken over the passing of Richard (Rich) Obenschain, founder of the La Vida Center for Outdoor Education and Leadership at Gordon College, on May 22, 2019.