Seminary of the Southwest

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May 9, 2012

[Seminary of the Southwest ] The Board of Trustees of Seminary of the Southwest awarded honorary degrees to three leaders of the church at the seminary’s commencement on May 8.

Doctor of Divinity, honoris causa, was presented to Stanley Hauerwas, Gilbert T. Rowe professor of...

May 14, 2010

Seminary of the Southwest awarded honorary degrees to former Missouri Senator John Danforth and Bishop James Scott Mayer of Northwest Texas during its 59th commencement ceremony on May 11 at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas.

Danforth, an Episcopal priest, former three-term...

April 15, 2010

Cynthia Briggs Kittredge will assume responsibilities of academic dean at Seminary of the Southwest on June 1.

She follows Alan P.R. Gregory, who has held the three-year appointment for two terms. At the conclusion of this academic year, Gregory will return to full-time teaching as...

June 17, 2009

Bishop Dena Harrison, a 1987 graduate of Seminary of the Southwest, is the new chair of the seminary's board of trustees. Harrison is the first woman to head the Southwest board.

Harrison joined the Southwest board in 2005 and was chair of its faculty and education committee and member...

April 28, 2009

The Seminary of the Southwest (SSW) in Austin, Texas will confer two honorary degrees and a trustee's award during its commencement on May 12.

The Rev. Charles James Cook, who retired from full-time teaching at SSW at the end of 2008, and Austin-based writer J. Keith Miller will receive...

April 20, 2009

Molly Bennett will retire in June from her faculty role at Seminary of the Southwest after almost 10 years as its director of Certificate Program in Youth Ministry and Christian Education.

Formerly an elementary school teacher in Oakland, California, Bennett has always been interested in...

January 7, 2009

The Rev. Frank Eiji Sugeno, professor emeritus of church history at Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas, died on December 27. He was 84.

 

A Seminary of the Southwest news release described Sugeno as "a teacher, historian, missiologist and advocate of ecumenism." He served...

December 10, 2008

The Seminary of the Southwest in Austin, Texas has launched a Center for Christian Ministry and Vocation (CCMV) that brings together a variety of existing programs for those called to lay ministry, inside and outside the Episcopal Church.

"All Christians are called to serve God through...

September 9, 2008

Jennielle Strother, former director of admissions at nearby Concordia University, is the new director of recruiting and admissions at Seminary of the Southwest.

 

A native of San Antonio, Strother is a graduate of Lon Morris College, where she was student body president, and...

August 19, 2008

A new seminary logo blends with a familiar name, a renovated administrative center opens on campus, and faculty and staff additions enhance a commitment to quality theological education for divinity and lay students as Seminary of the Southwest (SSW) begins its 2008-09 academic year September 2...

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