Disciples News Service

Category: 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

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Posted on October 5, 2011
Filed under: Higher Education
Christian College of Georgia Announces Online Initiative

At their August meeting, the Board of Trustees of the Christian College of Georgia committed to a process which will translate the college’s curriculum into distance education formats. The Transition to Distance Learning Initiative will make the College’s reliable and cost-effective educational programs for Disciples of Christ adult, life-long learners accessible to everyone with a […]

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Posted on September 6, 2011
Filed under: Higher Education
Carpenter Foundation awards grant to Brite Divinity School

The E. Rhodes and Leona B. Carpenter Foundation has awarded Brite Divinity School a grant of $250,000 to fund a five year Carpenter Gender, Sexuality, and Justice Initiative to begin this 2011-2012 academic year. The Carpenter Initiative will not only help cover the salary costs of the faculty member who directs the program, but will […]

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Posted on August 11, 2011
Filed under: Higher Education
Eureka College students to lead interfaith and community service challenge

Eureka College ministry fellows will spearhead the college’s interfaith service initiatives. As part of the initiative, Eureka College President J. David Arnold, Chaplain Bruce Fowlkes and senior Judith Guy will be at the White House on Aug. 3 to take part in the start of President Barack Obama’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge. The […]

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Posted on July 28, 2011
Filed under: Higher Education
The Pension Fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and Lexington Theological Seminary Partner to Study Well-Being of Ministers

The Pension Fund of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) through the Ministry Life Choices Initiative at Lexington Theological Seminary is pleased to announce its partnership with the Flourishing in Ministry Project and Dr. Matt Bloom.  The Flourishing in Ministry Project focuses on the emotional welfare of clergy and their families. The goal of the […]

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Posted on July 18, 2011
Filed under: General Ministries, Higher Education
Lexington Theological Seminary names new president

Lexington, Ky., July 7, 2011 – In a special meeting this morning, the Lexington Theological Seminary Board of Trustees named Dr. Charisse Gillett the Seminary’s 17th president, effective Sept. 1. "Dr. Gillett brings vision and energy for leading LTS with its innovative approach for preparing men and women for congregational ministry. She brings a unique […]

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Posted on July 5, 2011
Filed under: Higher Education
Chalice Press book awards given to outstanding seminarians

Thirty-one seminarians have been selected to receive the 2011 Chalice Press Book Awards. The awards recognize outstanding seminarians as determined by their respective schools. Chalice Press encourages the schools to name award recipients based on whatever best identifies an "outstanding seminarian." The recipients of 2011 Chalice Press Book Awards are from 28 schools located from […]

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Posted on June 30, 2011
Filed under: General Ministries, Higher Education