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03.23.2017 — 03.30.2017 5:30 PM — 6:30 PM

Linkedin: Your Strategic Career Research Tool

Learn how to grow your network and progress your career using LinkedIn.

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LinkedIn is more than social networking - it's a career research tool that can be used strategically to build and develop your connections to information sources, people, organizations, and opportunities that will help you progress in your career path. Learn how to make the most of LinkedIn's features to benefit your professional development! Hosted by Career Services.


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03.29.2017 - Wednesday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Chapel: Jenny Yang
Jenny Yang

Jenny Yang is the Vice President of Advocacy and Policy at World Relief

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Jenny Yang is the Vice President of Advocacy and Policy at World Relief where she provides oversight for all advocacy initiatives and policy positions at World Relief, representing the organization’s advocacy priorities to the U.S. government and mobilizing churches on advocacy campaigns. She also served as Director of Advocacy and Policy at World Relief focusing on refugee protection, immigration, and human rights, and as a Senior Case Manager, focused on refugee processing and case management for World Relief’s refugee and immigration programs. Jenny has researched refugee and asylum law in Madrid, Spain through the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and is on an active deployment roster for UNHCR. She is also former chair of the Refugee Council USA (RCUSA) Africa Work Group which brought NGOs and government partners together on the protection of African refugees. She is co-author of Welcoming the Stranger: Justice, Compassion and Truth in the Immigration Debate.


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03.30.2017 - Thursday 4:00 PM — 6:00 PM

FSU: Dr. Joe Mckinney Will Give The John Mason Lecture
Joe McKinney

Dr. Joe McKinney, of Baylor University, will give the John Mason Lecture titled Globalization, Technological Change and Inequality

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Dr. Joe McKinney, Emeritus Professor of International Economics at Baylor University, will give the John Mason Lecture titled "Globalization, Technological Change and Inequality"


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03.31.2017 - Friday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Convocation - Lives of Action - a Social Justice Initiative presentation
Lisa Harper

Convocation presentation by Lisa Sharon Haper - Lives of Action

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Our March 31st convocation is sponsored by the Social Justice Initiative student organization and our speaker is Lisa Sharon Harper. Currently Sojourners Chief Church Engagement Officer, Ms. Harper previously served as the founding executive director of New York Faith & Justice and earned her masters degree in Human Rights from Columbia University in New York City.



Her writing has been featured on CNN Belief Blog, The National Civic Review, God’s Politics blog, The Huffington Post, The Christian Post, Relevant Magazine, Patheos.com, Q Ideas Blog, and Prism where she has written extensively on tax reform, comprehensive immigration reform, health care reform, poverty, racial and gender justice, and transformational civic engagement.



Her new book, "Forgive Us: Confessions of a Compromised Faith" (Zondervan, September 2014), was co-authored with a team of 3 other authors. Previous books include "Left, Right & Christ: Evangelical Faith in Politics," coauthored with D.C. Innes (Elevate, October 2011); and her first book, Evangelical Does Not Equal Republican…or Democrat (The New Press, October 2008), which offers a power-packed look at the roots of evangelical faith, how Evangelicals strayed so far from those roots, and what is bringing them back.



Ms. Harper co-founded and co-directed the Envision 2008: The Gospel, Politics, and the Future conference on the campus of Princeton University (June 2008) and co-chaired the Envision 2011 symposium in New York City (June 2011). Harper was named “#5 of the Top 13 Women to Watch in 2012” by the Center for American Progress, was awarded the 2013 Faith and Justice Leadership Award by the National Black Women’s Roundtable, was recently awarded the National Council of La Raza Capital Award for Public Service for her participation as a core faster in the 2013 #Fast4Families initiative for immigration reform and was recently recognized as one of “50 Powerful Women Religious Leaders to Celebrate on International Women’s Day” by the Huffington Post.



Ms. Harper is currently in the ordination process with the Evangelical Covenant Church.


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03.31.2017 - Friday

Faculty Artist Recital Series: Huffman, Bekkers
harp strings

Gordon College music faculty present a recital of chamber works for soprano and guitar

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Courtney Huffman, soprano

Robert Bekkers, guitar

Julie Spring, harp



8 P.M. | PHILLIPS RECITAL HALL



Gordon College music faculty present a recital of chamber works for soprano, guitar and harp.



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04.01.2017 - Saturday

Gordon Symphony Orchestra Spring Concert
GSO

Gordon Symphony Orchestra presents its spring concert

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7 P.M. | A.J. GORDON MEMORIAL CHAPEL



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04.03.2017 - Monday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Chapel: Scott Sunquist
Scott Sunquist

Scott W. Sunquist (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary) is a professor and dean at the School of Intercultural Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary.

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Scott W. Sunquist (PhD, Princeton Theological Seminary) is a professor and dean at the School of Intercultural Studies at Fuller Theological Seminary. Previously, he taught missiology and Christian history at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary and also lectured as a Presbyterian missionary at Trinity Theological College in Singapore. Writing frequently about Asian Christianity, global Christianity, and missiology, Sunquist is the editor of A Dictionary of Asian Christianity, co-author of A History of the World Christian Movement, Volume I and Volume II, and co-editor of a volume of A History of Presbyterian Missions, 1944-2006, with his daughter. More recently, he is the author of an introduction to the study of mission, Understanding Christian Mission: Participation in Suffering and Glory, and a history of twentieth-century global Christianity, The Unexpected Christian Century: The Reversal and Transformation of Global Christianity, 1900-2000.


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04.04.2017 - Tuesday 5:30 PM — 6:30 PM

Leading Successful Meetings

Don’t let meetings become a time sink—learn to manage them strategically and effectively.

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Learn professional techniques to lead meetings and influence outcomes. You will learn how to strategically set agendas, run meetings with confidence, deal with disruptive attendees and manage the overall environment. Hosted by Career Services.


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04.05.2017 - Wednesday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Chapel: Jervis Fisher
Jerivs Fisher

Jervis and his wife Melissa are the Directors of LOL Ministry in Belize. 

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Jervis and and his wife Melissa graduated from Texas Bible Institute in 1996 and from Christ for the Nations Institute in 2005. They were married in 1997. They have three children: Shandice (adopted from Belize), Jermicah, and Analiya. They are currently in the process of adopting two Belizean children, Zander and Christina. Jervis and Melissa have a desire to live passionately for Jesus and to be an example to others through their marriage, family and personal walk with the Lord. They moved to Belize in February 2008 to build a home to love and nurture orphans (neglected and disadvantaged children and young adults). Its focus is to bring restoration through God’s love, allowing children and youth to discover their potential, while equipping and releasing them into their divine destiny and future.  Jervis and Melissa are currently the Directors of LOL Ministry in Belize. 


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04.05.2017 - Wednesday 5:30 PM — 7:30 PM

Mock Interview with Industry Professionals

Prepare for your job interviews by practicing with an experienced industry professional.

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Nervous about that first interview or unsure of what to expect? Industry professionals from various fields will be here to give you practice and real-time feedback. Sign up for your 30-minute one-to-one interview, and don't forget your résumé! Hosted by Career Services.


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04.07.2017 - Friday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Convocation - Lives of Thoughtfulness
Bill Brown

Convocation presentation by Dr. William E. Brown - Lives of Thoughtfulness

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Our April 7th convocation is sponsored by the Center for Faith and Inquiry and features speaker Dr. William E. (Bill) Brown. For over twenty years Dr. Brown led two Christian universities as President - Bryan College (1993-2003) and Cedarville University (2003-2013). Currently, he divides his time among several initiatives. He is the Senior Fellow of Worldview and Culture at the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview. He also directs the Colson Fellows Program, an international Fellowship program. He serves as the Senior Executive of WorldAPP, an international technology firm with offices in Kiev, London and Boston. As a partner in the firm, Partnership Advisors, he mentors leadership and helps universities, schools and businesses with difficult management and personnel issues. A nationally recognized speaker and expert in culture and worldview, Dr. Brown has written several books and more than a hundred articles for journals, magazines, encyclopedias, and newspapers. He is the author of Making Sense of Your Faith, Where Have All the Dreamers Gone? Observations from a Biblical Worldview, and Making Sense of Your World (with Gary Phillips and John Stonestreet), a book used by many colleges and universities as an introductory text to worldview/philosophical thinking. He authored over fifty articles in The Student Leadership Bible. Dr. Brown is the Executive Producer and speaker for the multiple award-winning DVD series, re:View worldview study. re:View equips Christians to discern and engage contemporary culture from a Christ-centered perspective. Dr. Brown and his wife, Lynne, have been married since 1976. They have two children – April and Alex, and four grandchildren.


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04.08.2017 - Saturday

Voices of Spring Choir Concert
Voices of Spring

The Gordon College Choir, Men's Choir, and Women's Choir in concert.

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7 P.M. | A.J. GORDON MEMORIAL CHAPEL



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.



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04.10.2017 - Monday 4:00 PM — 6:00 PM

FSU: Dr. John Fea Will Give The Annual Franz Lecture

Dr. John Fea of Messiah College will give the Franz Lecture titled Why Study History?

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Dr. John Fea of Messiah College will give the Franz Lecture titled "Why Study History?"


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04.11.2017 - Tuesday 5:00 PM — 6:00 PM

MERC Preparation Workshop

Education majors—explore teaching opportunities at public and private schools.

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Attention education majors! The Massachusetts Educational Recruiting Consortium (MERC) Education Fair is an annual recruiting event that brings together teaching candidates from member colleges and universities with school and school systems across the country for networking and job opportunities in public and private schools. Prepare for the fair by attending this workshop. Fair date: April 20 at Boston University. Hosted by Career Services.


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04.12.2017 - Wednesday 3:00 PM — 5:00 PM

Résumé Review Open House: Food and Feedback!

Get real-time résumé feedback (and snacks!) from seasoned career counselors.

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If you are working to make your résumé application-ready, bring it to the open house hosted by Career Services! Snacks and light refreshments will be served, and career counselors will be on-hand to help you hone a job-worthy résumé. Hosted by Career Services.


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04.19.2017 - Wednesday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Chapel: Os Guiness
Os Guinness

Os Guinness is an author and social critic.

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Os Guinness is an author and social critic. Great-great-great grandson of Arthur Guinness, the Dublin brewer, he was born in China in World War Two where his parents were medical missionaries. A witness to the climax of the Chinese revolution in 1949, he was expelled with many other foreigners in 1951 and returned to Europe where he was educated in England. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of London and his D.Phil in the social sciences from Oriel College, Oxford.



Os has written or edited more than thirty books, including The Call, Time for Truth, Long Journey Home, Unspeakable, A Free People’s Suicide, The Global Public Square, and Renaissance. His latest book is Fool’s Talk – The Recovery of Christian Persuasion, which was published by InterVarsity Press in June, 2015.



Before moving to the United States in 1984, Os was a freelance reporter with the BBC. Since then he has been a Guest Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Studies, a Guest Scholar and Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Senior Fellow at the Trinity Forum and the EastWest Institute in New York. He is currently a senior fellow at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics in Oxford.


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04.21.2017 - Friday 10:25 AM — 11:10 AM

Convocation: Lives of Mission - a Founders Day Presentation
Guinness

Convocation presentation by Dr. Os Guinness - Lives of Mission

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Our Founders' Day convocation speaker is Dr. Os Guinness, author and social critic. Great-great-great-grandson of Arthur Guinness, the Dublin brewer, he was born in China in World War Two where his parents were medical missionaries. A witness to the climax of the Chinese revolution in 1949, he was expelled with many other foreigners in 1951 and returned to Europe where he was educated in England. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of London and his D.Phil in the social sciences from Oriel College, Oxford.



Os has written or edited more than thirty books, including The Call, Time for Truth, Long Journey Home, Unspeakable, A Free People’s Suicide, The Global Public Square, and Renaissance. His latest book is Fool’s Talk – The Recovery of Christian Persuasion, which was published by InterVarsity Press in June 2015.



Before moving to the United States in 1984, Os was a freelance reporter with the BBC. Since then he has been a Guest Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Studies, a Guest Scholar and Visiting Fellow at the Brookings Institution, and Senior Fellow at the Trinity Forum and the EastWest Institute in New York. From 1986 to 1989, Os served as Executive Director of the Williamsburg Charter Foundation, a bicentennial celebration of the First Amendment. In this position, he helped to draft “The Williamsburg Charter” and later “The Global Charter of Conscience,” which was published at the European Union Parliament in 2012.



Os has spoken at dozens of the world’s major universities and spoken widely at political and business conferences on many issues, including religious freedom, across the world. He is currently a senior fellow at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics in Oxford, though he still lives with his wife Jenny in the Washington, DC, area.


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04.27.2017 - Thursday

Jazz Ensemble Spring Concert
Jazz Ensemble

The Gordon College Jazz Band presents a spring concert

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8 P.M. | PHILLIPS RECITAL HALL



The Gordon College Jazz Band "The Coy Pond Piranhas" presents a concert of jazz standards.



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05.02.2017 - Tuesday

Chamber Music Spring Concert
Chamber Music Ensembles

Gordon music student chamber ensembles present their spring concert

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7 P.M. | PHILLIPS RECITAL HALL



End of semester performance of the chamber music program. Featuring students of the Department of Music, who have been studying chamber repertoire with faculty coaches.



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05.06.2017 - Saturday

Pops Concert with Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band
Wind Ensemble

Annual Pops Concert with Gordon College Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band

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7 P.M. | A.J. Gordon Memorial Chapel



Join the Gordon College Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band for their Annual Pops Concert. Broadway show medleys, marches, and lighter classical music are performed to celebrate the spring season.



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