Goshen College breaks ground on historic Westlawn renovations


by Goshen College

Left to Right: Jeremy Corson, Resident Director, AVI Food Systems (Goshen College’s dining provider); Bruce Stahly, chair of the Goshen College Board of Directors; Gina Leichty, Mayor, City of Goshen; Emily Perez, senior nursing student, Salem, Oregon; Jadyn Good Kaufmann, Senior nursing student, Goshen, Indiana; Tia Robinson-Cooper, Chancellor, Ivy Tech Community College South Bend-Elkhart; Rebecca Stoltzfus, President of Goshen College; Nelson Kemboi, senior nursing student, Eldoret Rift Valley, Kenya; Randy Christophel, CEO of Goshen Health; Julie Crossley, Chief Nursing Officer of Goshen Health; Jewel Yoder, Prof. of Nursing, and the chair of the Department of Nursing; Pete McCown, President, Community Foundation of Elkhart County; Adam Tohulka, DJ Project Executive; Brian Mast, GC director of facilities and GC project manager

Goshen College ceremonially broke ground on Friday, September 1 for the historic Westlawn Hall renovation project.

At the event, Goshen College President Rebecca Stoltzfus said,

“The new Westlawn Hall is designed to support our mission. The academic programs that will be housed in this building – nursing and public health – are deeply connected to our local community. ​​We have been planning for the Center for Nursing and Public Health for four years in partner­ship with Ivy Tech Community College and numerous regional healthcare providers. … We know that increasing nursing graduates will have a direct and positive impact for our community. Many of our nursing students are from Elkhart County, and even more of them stay in the county after graduation.” […]

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