Events

Welcome to the Gordon College Alumni and Parent Relations Calendar. Here you will find details of upcoming events and some photos from past activities. Highlighted in the boxes below are our biggest event days with a complete list of events below in chronological order. Looking forward to seeing you at an alumni or parent event soon!

Annual Events:

Alumni Trips:

Gordon Golf Getaway

More College Events:

UPCOMING EVENTS:


11.02.2014 - Sunday

Gordon Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert
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Gordon Symphony Orchestra presents its Fall Concert

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3 p.m.
A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel

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11.05.2014 - Wednesday

Herrmann Lectures - Nov 5: The Lion Roars: Creation and Biology
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Denis Alexander, The 3rd Annual Herrmann Lectures on Faith and Science

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Denis Alexander, The 3rd Annual Herrmann Lectures on Faith and Science

"IS LIFE GOING ANYWHERE?: CREATION-BIOLOGY, RANDOMNESS AND PURPOSE"

November 5-7, 2014 at Gordon College

Nov 5
6:30 p.m. Reception, Loggia
7 p.m. Keynote Lecture, MacDonald Auditorium
Ken Olsen Science Center

Nov 6 and Nov 7
4 p.m. Reception, Loggia
4:30 p.m. Keynote Lecture, MacDonald Auditorium
Ken Olsen Science Center

Keynote schedule:

Wednesday, November 5
"The Lion Roars: Creation and Biology”

Thursday, November 6
“The Farmer Sows: Biology, Randomness and Purpose”

Friday, November 7
“The Creation Groans: Biology and the Problem of Suffering"

Learn more at www.gordon.edu/herrmannlectures

Free and open to the public. Christian Life and Worship Credit available.

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11.06.2014 - Thursday

Herrmann Lectures: The Farmer Sows: Biology, Randomness and Purpose
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Denis Alexander, The 3rd Annual Herrmann Lectures on Faith and Science

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Denis Alexander, The 3rd Annual Herrmann Lectures on Faith and Science

"IS LIFE GOING ANYWHERE?: CREATION-BIOLOGY, RANDOMNESS AND PURPOSE"

November 5-7, 2014 at Gordon College

Nov 5
6:30 p.m. Reception, Loggia
7 p.m. Keynote Lecture, MacDonald Auditorium
Ken Olsen Science Center

Nov 6 and Nov 7
4 p.m. Reception, Loggia
4:30 p.m. Keynote Lecture, MacDonald Auditorium
Ken Olsen Science Center

Keynote schedule:

Wednesday, November 5
"The Lion Roars: Creation and Biology”

Thursday, November 6
“The Farmer Sows: Biology, Randomness and Purpose”

Friday, November 7
“The Creation Groans: Biology and the Problem of Suffering"

Learn more at www.gordon.edu/herrmannlectures

Free and open to the public. Christian Life and Worship Credit available.

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11.07.2014 - Friday

Herrmann Lectures - Nov 7: The Creation Groans: Biology and the Problem of Suffering
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Denis Alexander, The 3rd Annual Herrmann Lectures on Faith and Science

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Denis Alexander, The 3rd Annual Herrmann Lectures on Faith and Science

"IS LIFE GOING ANYWHERE?: CREATION-BIOLOGY, RANDOMNESS AND PURPOSE"

November 5-7, 2014 at Gordon College

Nov 5
6:30 p.m. Reception, Loggia
7 p.m. Keynote Lecture, MacDonald Auditorium
Ken Olsen Science Center

Nov 6 and Nov 7
4 p.m. Reception, Loggia
4:30 p.m. Keynote Lecture, MacDonald Auditorium
Ken Olsen Science Center

Keynote schedule:

Wednesday, November 5
"The Lion Roars: Creation and Biology”

Thursday, November 6
“The Farmer Sows: Biology, Randomness and Purpose”

Friday, November 7
“The Creation Groans: Biology and the Problem of Suffering"

Learn more at www.gordon.edu/herrmannlectures

Free and open to the public. Christian Life and Worship Credit available.

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11.07.2014 - Friday

Postponed/bobby Thorp, Trumpet, Don Lucas, Trombone and Haram Kim, Piano
Brass Instrument

Program includes works by Otto Ketting, Eric Ewazen and Joseph Turrin

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Performing an exciting program of works, including David Popper's Gavotte No. 2, Otto Ketting's "Intrada", and "Fandango" by Joseph Turrin.

8 p.m./ Phillips Recital Hall

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11.13.2014 - Thursday 4:00 PM — 5:30 PM

Eleonore Stump Speaking at Gordon College
Eleanor Stump

Eleonore Stump on The Nature of the Atonement

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Eleonore Stump will speak on "The Nature of the Atonement" on Thursday, November 13.
She is the Robert J. Henle Professor of Philosophy at Saint Louis University, where she has taught since 1992. She has published extensively in philosophy of religion, contemporary metaphysics, and medieval philosophy. Her books include her major study Aquinas (Routledge, 2003) and her extensive treatment of the problem of evil, Wandering in Darkness: Narrative and the Problem of Suffering (Oxford, 2010). She has given the Gifford Lectures (Aberdeen, 2003), the Wilde lectures (Oxford, 2006), and the Stewart lectures (Princeton, 2009). She is past president of the Society of Christian Philosophers, the American Catholic Philosophical Association, and the American Philosophical Association, Central Division; and she is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Open to the public free of charge.

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11.16.2014 - Sunday

Community of Song
Choir

An afternoon of song with Gordon's Men's, Women's, Children's and College Choir

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The North Shore community is invited to join the Gordon College Choir, Men's Choir, Women's Choir and Children's Choir in an afternoon of song.

3 p.m. A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
Concert is FREE to the public

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11.20.2014 - Thursday

Fall Concert: Jazz Ensemble
Jazz Band

Popular Jazz Standards

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The Gordon College Jazz Ensemble ("The Coy Pond Piranhas") will perform their annual fall concert. The concert will include popular jazz standards.

8 p.m./ Phillips Recital Hall
Concert is FREE to the public

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12.01.2014 - Monday

Rededication of The Gregory Auditorium with Dr. Eric Gregory
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December 1, 2014 at 1 p.m. in the Gregory Auditorium (Jenks 237)

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"Augustine and the Art of Politics"

Dr. Carlton Gregory, long-time and beloved professor of philosophy at Barrington College, is being honored with the rededication of the Gregory Auditorium (currently, Jenks 237). His grandson, Dr. Eric Gregory, professor of religion at Princeton University, will deliver a public lecture, "Augustine and the Art of (Evangelical) Politics."

Monday, December 1, 2014
Gregory Auditorium
1 p.m. Public Lecture

Free and open to the public. Christian Life and Worship Credit available.

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12.02.2014 - Tuesday

Peter Berger Speaking, The Challenge of Religious Pluralism
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A public interview with Peter Berger on December 2, 2014

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A public interview with Peter Berger on December 2, 2014

Peter Berger, Professor Emeritus of Religion, Sociology and Theology and
Director, Institute on Culture, Religion, and World Affairs at Boston University, will be interviewed by Gregor Thuswaldner, Associate Professor of German and Linguistics and Fellow at the Center for Faith and Inquiry.

December 2, 2014 at Gordon College

Ken Olsen Science Center
4 p.m. Reception, Loggia
4:30 p.m., Interview, MacDonald Auditorium

Free and open to the public. Learn more at www.gordon.edu/fsu

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12.05.2014 - Friday

Christmas Gala
Christmas Gala

The Department of Music presents its 24th annual Christmas Gala

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The Department of Music presents it Annual Christmas Gala, an event that has become a staple of the Christmas celebration on the North Shore. Featured are the Gordon College Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Children's Choir, College Choir, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Ensemble. Carol singing and Christmas readings are also a highlight of this performance.

7:30 p.m. / A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel

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12.06.2014 - Saturday

Christmas Gala
Christmas Gala

The Department of Music presents its 24th annual Christmas Gala

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The Department of Music presents its Annual Christmas Gala; an event that has become a staple of the Christmas celebration on the North Shore. Featured are the Gordon College Women's Choir, Men's Choir, Children's Choir, College Choir, Symphony Orchestra, and Wind Ensemble. Carol singing and Christmas readings are also a highlight of this performance.

7:30 p.m./ A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel

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01.16.2015 - Friday

Susan Kim, violin, Jessica Modaff, piano and Courtney Huffman, soprano
Eiffle Tower

All French Program

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Gordon Faculty Susan Kim, violin, Jessica Modaff, piano and Courtney Huffman, soprano perform and All French Program.

8 p.m./ Phillips Recital Hall

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02.06.2015 - Friday

Alina Polyakov, piano, is joined by 3 Members of the Boston Symphony
Alina Polyakov

Performing works by Beethoven and Schumann

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Gordon Faculty member, Alina Polyakov, is joined by 3 members of the Boston Symphony to perform 2 of the standards of chamber music repertoire with piano. Beethoven's Piano Trio op. 70 No. I and Schumann's Piano Quartet Op. 47. (Tamara Smirnova, violin, Michael Zaretsky, viola and Mihail Jojatu, cello)

8 p.m./ Phillips Recital Hall

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02.20.2015 - Friday

Robert Blocker, Piano
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Robert Blocker, piano, in recital

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Robert Blocker, Henry and Lucy Moses Dean of Music at Yale University, performing a piano recital.

8 p.m. / Phillips Recital Hall

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02.26.2015 - Thursday 4:00 PM — 5:30 PM

Sindiso Mnisi Weeks | The Annual FRANZ Lecture
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Sindiso Weeks | Women in Post-Apartheid South Africa

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Sindiso Mnisi Weeks is assistant professor at the Umass Boston School for Global Inclusion and Social Development and was a Resident Scholar at the University of New Hampshire School of Law where she held a fellowship for the completion of a book, Access to Justice? Dispute Management in Vernacular Forums in Rural KwaZulu-Natal. Until December 2013, she was a senior researcher in the Centre for Law and Society at the University of Cape Town (UCT), where she had worked on the Rural Women's Action-Research program—combining research and policy work on women, property and governing authority under indigenous law—since 2009. She also taught African Customary Law as an advanced Assistant Professor in UCT's Department of Private Law in 2011 and 2012. Dr. Weeks has published in academic and popular media on indigenous law, women’s rights, cultural rights, governance, participatory democracy, dispute management and the South African Constitution. She holds a doctorate in Law from the University of Oxford where, as a Rhodes Scholar, she researched the tensions between living customary law(s) and South African state law. Prior to Oxford, she clerked for the Deputy Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa, Dikgang Moseneke. She is a graduate of UCT from which she obtained a BA (in Law, Philosophy and Language) and LLB, both with distinction. She has been the recipient of a number of awards including a Skye Foundation Scholarship, a Mellon-Mays Fellowship and the 2012 Women in Science Award for the Development of Rural Women through Science and Technology. In September 2014, Dr. Weeks will take up a position as an advanced Assistant Professor in the Public Policy of Excluded Populations at the University of Massachusetts Boston's School for Global Inclusion and Social Development.

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02.28.2015 - Saturday

Winter Concert: Wind Ensemble
Wind Ensemble

Winter Concert

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The Gordon College Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band will perform their annual Winter Concert featuring a wide variety of music from the wind band repertoire.

7 p.m./ A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
Concert is FREE to the public

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03.28.2015 - Saturday

Sarita Kwok, violin, Wei-Yi Yang, piano
Violin and Piano

Sarita Kwok, violin, Wei-Yi Yang, piano in recital

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Gordon Music Department Chair, Sarita Kwok, violin, in recital with Yale School of Music Faculty, Wei-Yi Yang, piano.

8 p.m./ Phillips Recital Hall

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04.24.2015 - Friday

Katherine Whyte, soprano with Jamie Hillman, piano
Katherine Whyte

Recital with Katherine Whyte, soprano and Jamie Hillman, piano

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Metropolitan Opera Soprano Katherine Whyte in recital with Gordon College Faculty, Jamie Hillman, piano.

8 p.m./ Phillips Recital Hall

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04.26.2015 - Sunday

Spring Concert: Gordon Symphony Orchestra
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Spring Orchestra Concert

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The Gordon Symphony Orchestra presents a spring concert.

3 p.m./ A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
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05.02.2015 - Saturday

Voices of Spring
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Choral Concert

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The Gordon College choir, Men's Choir and Women's choir join forces to present an evening of choral music of various time periods and genres.

7 p.m./ A. J. Gordon Memorial Chapel
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05.03.2015 - Sunday

Spring Pops Concert
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Featuring Show Medleys, Marches and Ligher Classical Music

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Join the Gordon College Women's Choir, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble for the Annual Pops Concert in A.J. Gordon Chapel. Broadway show medleys, marches, and lighter classical music are performed to celebrate the spring season.

3 p.m./ A. J. Memorial Chapel
Concert is FREE to the public

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