“Cords of Distinction” Ceremony 2018

The Cords of Distinction award honors the efforts of graduating students who have made outstanding contributions to the university, community or society. The Blue cord represents strength of conviction that one person can help to create a better institution; also willingness and openness to share thoughts and ideas. The Gold cord represents love of spirit and yearning....

“Speak out for Peace!” – Student Voices

Hear portions of student-prepared speeches highlighting many forms of peace as part of the C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest. The full speeches can be heard TONIGHT – Friday, March 23 at 7 p.m. in Martin Chapel (Seminary Building). Fabiana Espinal “Creativity as a Path to Healing and Connection” Kyle Good “Food as Conscientious Objection”....

2016 C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest

Seven students participated in the 2016  C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest on March 18. Each speaker applied the Christian peace position to a contemporary concern in a short speech (8-10 min): 2:55–Stephanie Toth, Humans and Technology, senior Digital Media major from Youngstown OH 13:28–Elisabeth Wilder, Make Change, Not Hashtags, junior Social Work major from....

“Speaking for Peace” – C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Sampler

Hear students speaking for peace  in preparation for the C. Henry Smith Peace Oratorical Contest to be held Friday, March 18 at 7 p.m. Hannah Chappell-Dick – “Beyond Fight or Flight: Becoming Mennonite in an Adrenaline-soaked World” Bethany Chupp – “Standing at the Door” Ethan Herman – “Active Pacifism and Using Conflict as a....