Disciples News Service

Category: Higher Education

Lexington Theological Seminary welcomes vice president

Mark Blankenship, who joined Lexington Theological Seminary on November 15 as vice president of advancement, says that having a committed alumni base is key to the success of the seminary, its students and the congregations they serve. To read more about Blankenship, go to: www.lextheo.edu/2011/11/lexington-theological-seminary-names-new-vice-president/ 

Read more
Posted on November 16, 2011
Filed under: Higher Education
Jarvis College to host Religious Emphasis Week

Jarvis Christian College will host a Religious Emphasis Week from November 6-11 with the theme “Thinking Outside the Box.” Christal Williams, associate regional minister of the Illinois-Wisconsin Region of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), is the guest speaker. For more, visit: www.disciples.org/Portals/0/PDF/DNS/2011/20111102-JarvisReligiousEmphasis.pdf 

Read more
Posted on
Filed under: Higher Education
Seminary elects five trustees

Phillips Theological Seminary (PTS) announced the appointment of five new members to its board of trustees, for terms ending June 30, 2014. To read more, visit: ptstulsa.edu/PTSElectsNewTrusteestoBoard

Read more
Posted on
Filed under: Higher Education
Phillips Seminary dedicates Children

Phillips Theological Seminary will be dedicating its Children’s Worship Center on October 25. The new facility will host the Children Worship & Wonder training programs of the Family and Children’s Ministries of Disciples Home Missions, along with other educational events. For more information about the seminary, visit: www.ptstulsa.edu.

Read more
Posted on October 19, 2011
Filed under: Higher Education
Lexington Theological Seminary names director of admissions

The Rev. Erin Cash soon joins Lexington Theological Seminary as director of admissions. Cash currently serves as minister to children at First Christian Church in Paducah, Ky., and has experience as an admissions counselor at Greenville College in Greenville, Ill. Cash joins the seminary October 11. Read more about Cash’s appointment at: www.lextheo.edu/2011/10/lexington-theological-seminary-names-director-of-admissions/  

Read more
Posted on
Filed under: Higher Education, People
Bethany College sponsors symposium on self-care

The Bethany College Social Work Department is co-sponsoring “Self-Care for the Helping Professional,” a symposium scheduled for November 3-4. The event will encourage social workers, nurses, counselors, addiction specialists, domestic violence prevention workers and others to focus on stress management and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. For more on the symposium, see: http://bit.ly/n4VI14

Read more
Posted on
Filed under: Higher Education
Culver-Stockton announces new scholarship

Culver-Stockton College in Canton, Mo., recently announced a new scholarship for incoming freshmen. The school is also making changes to its long-standing full-tuition scholarship competition, the Pillars for Excellence Scholarship. To read the school’s press release, visit: www.culver.edu/publicrelations/article.asp?id=3769 

Read more
Posted on
Filed under: Higher Education
Jarvis Christian College to unveil Mobile Go Center

On October 19, Jarvis Christian College is unveiling an internet-equipped mobile computer lab designed to provide access to resources for college preparation and the admissions process. The Mobile Go Center, a 42-foot education resource center, will travel to schools, churches, and community events to provide information about higher education. For more information, visit: www.disciples.org/Portals/0/PDF/DNS/2011/20111004-MobileGoCenter.pdf

Read more
Posted on October 5, 2011
Filed under: Higher Education