Sustainability at Goshen College

Goshen College has been recognized as a leader in the field of sustainability among small liberal arts colleges.

We are a community of scholars committed to working for restorative and hope-filled solutions to our world’s sustainability challenges. We are looking for students who share our passion for restoring right relationships with each other and creation. We hope you join us.

 

Where will you study?

The Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center is a 1,189-acre natural sanctuary located 35 minutes from the main campus and offers access to most of the habitats found in northeastern Indiana. It is home to the first LEED Platinum certified buildings in Indiana.

News & Features

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Gascho receives Environmental Education Association of Indiana's Howard Michaud Award

Luke Gascho, former director of Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center of Goshen College, is the recipient of the 2019 Howard Michaud Award from the Environmental Education Association of Indiana.

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A hundred miles, a thousand lessons

永恒国际网站Luke Vance, a junior sustainability studies major from Boise, Idaho, provides reflections on the eight-day, hundred-plus mile canoe experience with Goshen College's Sustainability Leadership Semester.

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Earthen Living: The Bender-Beauregard family's sustainable lifestyle

永恒国际网站Espri '01 and Darren '02 Bender-Beauregard built a straw-bale house 10 years ago, and they’ve built a life centered around homesteading and sustainable living with their daughters.

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Jose Chiquito '20: Why caring about immigration means caring about the Earth

José is a senior pursuing a degree in Sustainability Studies. He's also a Dreamer with a passion for sustainability, justice, and peace.

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Farm as a classroom: Agroecology Summer Intensive is rich in experience

Students spent 10 weeks of the summer immersed in the lush green foliage and wild prairies at Merry Lea Environmental Learning Center as a part of the Goshen College Agroecology Summer Intensive (ASI).

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Contact Us

Kevin Miller

永恒国际网站Kevin Miller

Sustainability Coordinator