Evan Platzer ’20: Seizing every opportunity

Evan Platzer ’20: Seizing every opportunity

Gordon student Evan Platzer found himself called to study Computer Science entirely by accident. “I didn’t have any plans to study Computer Science, but God did,” says Evan. “I came to Gordon because of the academic opportunities it provided in linguistics. I’ve...
Student spotlight: Javare Peart ’20

Student spotlight: Javare Peart ’20

When he’s not studying physics until 2 a.m., you can find Javare Peart ’20 in his dorm room listening to music while doing a puzzle. The door is wide open, inviting anyone and everyone inside to join. For Javare, it’s all about relationships. “There’s never a point of...
Student spotlight: Neema Kamau ’20

Student spotlight: Neema Kamau ’20

Neema Kamau sees Gordon College as the “promised land” that God was preparing her for after she graduated from high school in her home country of Kenya. She had applied to a number of American colleges and been accepted to several, but didn’t receive...
Learning and sharing life’s lessons, La Vida-style

Learning and sharing life’s lessons, La Vida-style

Some of life’s most important lessons aren’t learned in a traditional classroom. For the past 30 years, thousands of Gordon students have participated in either a La Vida Adirondack expedition (a 12-day backpacking trip) or Discovery (a seven-week outdoor activities...
Connecting Academia, the Church and the City

Connecting Academia, the Church and the City

Fifteen years ago, the fledgling cohorts of the Jerusalem and Athens Forum (JAF) and Clarendon Scholars honors programs were laying the groundwork for what would become cornerstone opportunities at Gordon. They were founded to explore, respectively, “What has the...