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Planning for the 2021 – 2022 Academic Year

Thursday, May 20, 2021

The following letter was shared with the Union Community by President Serene Jones on Wednesday, May 19, 2021 Dear Union Students, As we prepare for the end of the current Academic Year at Union, we are actively planning for the 2021-2022 Academic Year.  We realize how difficult this year has been because of Union’s quick

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Union Announces New Position for Online Education and Learning Innovation

Friday, April 30, 2021

Union Theological Seminary President Rev. Dr. Serene Jones today announced the appointment of David Gastwirth to the position of Vice President of Online Education and Learning Innovation. This newly created position will build UTS’ capacity and implementation of emerging global programming. In this role, Gastwirth will be responsible for crafting the vision for online learning, and

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Commencement 2023

Thursday, April 29, 2021

185th COMMENCEMENT Join us for the Union Theological Seminary Commencement on Friday, May 19, as we celebrate the graduating class of 2023. Families, friends, Union alums, and the wider community are invited to honor their hard work and dedication as our graduates take the next steps toward positively impacting the world. The ceremony will be

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Statement regarding discovery of noose on campus

Thursday, April 15, 2021

On Wednesday afternoon, a Union Theological Seminary staff member found a noose hanging from pipes in an elevator room on the roof of McGiffert Hall, a residential building on campus that houses both students and faculty. President Serene Jones issued the following statement in response: “We are deeply disturbed and devastated by the discovery of a

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EDS at Union Newsletter | March 2021

Thursday, March 25, 2021

Having problems viewing this email? View online. Dear Friends, This season of Lent has been for me both a personal and professional journey of prayerful self-reflection. For, it is for me a time of taking stock on what it means to be created in the image of God. As I often say, that we are

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Community Letter on Anti-AAPI Violence

Friday, March 19, 2021

Dear Union Community, It is with profound grief and outrage that I write to you after this week’s murder of eight people, including six targeted women of Asian descent, in and near Atlanta. At Union, we stand in solidarity with all of our siblings across the nation, especially with our AAPI siblings, in condemning the escalating

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Anonymous Donation to Expand Racial Justice Programming

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Funds will allow for continued investment in and growth of instructional opportunities and public courses, along with the creation of a board committee for racial justice education The Episcopal Divinity School at Union Theological Seminary (EDS at Union) received a $100,000 gift from an anonymous donor with the explicit request that the funds be used

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Help us Investigate Sanitation Inequality in the US

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

We know that access to sanitation – just like access to clean air and water – is so often divided along race and class lines. But while there’s never been more awareness that environmental racism pervades the US, there’s not enough research detailing how – making solutions hard to come by. For that reason, we’re

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