Neema Kamau ’20: Equipped and hopeful

Neema Kamau ’20: Equipped and hopeful

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...

When faculty mentors make all the difference

Growing up in Washington, D.C., Jordan Bellamy ’20 (pictured above, right) witnessed a cultural shift. As housing prices increased, the socio-economic makeup of her community evolved. What was once a dwelling place for people from many walks of life became less...