Fredi Nielson '17
As freshman Fredi Nielsen is learning, good coaching extends far beyond the basketball court.
At Gordon, the relationship between coach and player is more than molding talent and teaching tactics. It’s playing for the true end game—building Christian character and shaping lives that make a difference, one athlete at a time.
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Gordon College has been global since 1889, sending our graduates into the world, and—equally important—bringing the world’s students to Gordon. Through a new Brazilian initiative called Science Without Borders, Frederico Fukugawati is broadening his STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) skills while expanding his horizons in a dynamic, faith-centered community. The result? The sky is the limit.
Skylar Bareford '14
If Skylar's life story could be distilled to a Facebook post, it would have many tags. Homeschooler. Athlete. Biblical scholar. As a member of the first cohort of Gordon's Presidential Fellows program, she is also an emerging leader—with godly ambition to make the most of opportunities to use her gifts for the greater good.
Rafaell Rozendo '13
Turning the incongruous into the inspired is a hallmark of Gordon's academic freedom within a framework of faith. As a biology and philosophy double major, Rafaell Rozendo ’13 finds the intellectual sweet spot in disparate disciplines—guided by his passion and curiosity, and a close mentoring relationship with his faculty.
Katie Nellis '13
Katie Nellis is as disciplined as she is motivated—and her work as a student shows a depth of intuition and insight one associates with a more mature artist. Her professional and personal growth have been augmented by a close mentoring relationship with Professor Bruce Herman—a hallmark of the Gordon experience.According to Prof. Herman, Katie models true toughness and "grit"—a willingness to push beyond easy everyday experiences in search of excellence. Yet that toughness is deeply interwoven with a genuine tenderness and sensitivity that makes her a true artist.
Albano Berberi '13 would be an outstanding musician at any college. At Gordon, he is an outstanding person. Learn firsthand about his transformative experience at Gordon, and how he is also an inspiration to the entire community.Like many Gordon students, Albano depends on financial support from Partners to make his personal experience possible. Interested in helping? Learn more >>
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