Disciples News Service

Category: Higher Education

Disciple to serve as deputy director for Bread for the World

LaMarco Cable, deputy director for the Southern Hub of Bread for the World, will be based in the Washington, DC office.  Cable is an ordained pastor in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) with an extensive background in international advocacy and grass-roots organizing. He previously has served as a regional organizer in the Mid-Atlantic and […]

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Posted on June 19, 2012
Filed under: Ecumenical, Higher Education, People
Christian Theological Seminary names vice president and dean

Edwin David Aponte, Ph.D., has been named Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty and Professor of Christianity and Culture at Christian Theological Seminary (CTS) in Indianapolis. Dr. Aponte brings to CTS a background that blends scholarship, service and vision with a focus on multiculturalism and the church. He most recently served […]

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Posted on June 5, 2012
Filed under: Higher Education, People
Michael Kinnamon joins Seattle school

Michael Kinnamon will be joining Seattle University’s School of Theology and Ministry (STM) for the next three years as the Spehar-Halligan Visiting Professor of Ecumenical Collaboration in Interreligious Dialogue, beginning August 2012. Dr. Kinnamon has long been a friend of the School of Theology and Ministry, as one of its consultants for the school’s intentional […]

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Posted on May 16, 2012
Filed under: Higher Education, People
Disciples Divinity House receives Renewal Grant from Lilly Endowment

Disciples Divinity House at Vanderbilt has received a five-year, $456,000 renewal grant from Lilly Endowment for the “Congregational Immersion Project.” The program, part of the Endowment’s Transition-into-Ministry initiative, is designed to enhance graduates’ long-term success in congregations by focusing on the critical transition from School to first full-time ministry. The first project began in 2006. […]

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Posted on May 1, 2012
Filed under: Higher Education
Dean Daisy Machado, Union Theological Seminary, receives El Diario Destacadas Award

Each year El Diario/La Prensa honors some of the New York City area’s most successful and influential Latinas making great strides in corporate, business, entertainment, sports and community arenas. This year the publication honored Rev. Dr. Daisy Machado, dean of academic affairs and professor of church history at Union Theological Seminary. The El Diario article […]

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Posted on April 17, 2012
Filed under: Higher Education, People
Disciples Leadership Institute for 23-40 year olds seeks applicants by May 15

The Disciples Leadership Institute is looking for 20 Disciples leaders between 23 and 40 years old who are willing to spend a week this summer exploring personal faith and Christian community across the lines of race, language and culture. The fourth DLI conference, August 20-24, at the Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville, Tennessee, will gather 30 […]

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Filed under: Higher Education, Young Adult, Youth
Share 2012 conference registrations open

Join college students from both Disciples and the United Church of Christ for  REVOLUTION: Living Into New Versions of Church, a Student Ecumenical Partnership (STEP) event June 11-15, 2012, at Chapman University in Orange, Calif. Share 2012 will be five days of fellowship, networking, service, learning, and worship, looking for spirit-filled and progressive change in the face of all […]

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Posted on April 9, 2012
Filed under: Ecumenical, Higher Education, Young Adult, Youth
Phillips Theological Seminary announces new tuition rate

Phillips Theological Seminary is working to make theological education more affordable and equitable for students. Starting with the Fall 2012 semester, there will be a reduction in tuition for master’s degrees, a new tuition and fee structure for other programs, and a restructured in-house tuition assistance program. The tuition for master’s students has been reduced from […]

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Posted on March 29, 2012
Filed under: Higher Education