Uncovering the Past at the Billy Sunday Historic Home

Prior to last week, there were roughly 15 issues of The Gospel Choir known to exist anywhere. Today, we know of 69. The Gospel Choir was a religious journal published by the Rodeheaver Company based in Chicago and Philadelphia between 1915 and 1922. The publishing firm was owned by Homer Rodeheaver, a pioneer in what … More Uncovering the Past at the Billy Sunday Historic Home

GC History and Political Science Students Present Research

Our department was well-represented at two recent research events this semester. Edward Coplin, Josh Yoder, and Drake Darrah gave talks at Communitas, Grace College’s annual student research day. Eddy’s discussed some fascinating points of intersection between open-source approaches to knowledge and Libertarian political ideology. Josh explained the transitional nature of Civil War technology and tactics. … More GC History and Political Science Students Present Research

Three Paths to the Classroom: Thoughts from Rogge Merriman

Our last post in this series spotlights Rogge Merriman, who teaches Spanish at Lakeview Middle School here in Warsaw, Indiana. During his time at Grace, Rogge was a Social Studies Education student as well as a Spanish major.     So how does he put these two disciplines together? How has his training in history … More Three Paths to the Classroom: Thoughts from Rogge Merriman

Three Paths to the Classroom: Our Interview with Jason Hyden

The second in a three-part series on Grace College social studies education graduates, our post this week spotlights Jason Hyden, who is currently a special education teacher at Peru Junior High School. Jason talks about his Grace College education, his journey on the job market, and what he finds satisfying about being an educator. By … More Three Paths to the Classroom: Our Interview with Jason Hyden

Three Paths to the Classroom: Grace College social studies ed. graduates talk about their professional journeys

This post is the first in a three-part series spotlighting some of the graduates of the Department of History and Political Science at Grace College who are now successful teachers in local public schools. All three completed the Social Studies Education program and graduated with state certification and the tools they needed to succeed. Josh … More Three Paths to the Classroom: Grace College social studies ed. graduates talk about their professional journeys

Our Interview with Political Science Student, Jeanette Sanchez

In this podcast we interview Jeanette Sanchez, a current student in our political science program, about her recent internship experience. Internships are required for all students in the department and political science majors have a variety of options. All of them require students to take the initiative and pursue the opportunities in which they are interested. … More Our Interview with Political Science Student, Jeanette Sanchez

Spotlighting Social Studies Education Graduate Betsey Vastbinder

This past week we were privileged to host Betsey Vastbinder here on campus. Betsey is a graduate of the Grace College social studies education program and now teaches locally. She was the 2014/2015 Teacher of the Year for Warsaw Community Schools here in northeast Indiana and just this week she was also awarded the Young Alumni Award from Grace College. … More Spotlighting Social Studies Education Graduate Betsey Vastbinder