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Union Condemns the Trump Administration’s Immigration Ban

Monday, January 30, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York City, NY – Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York issued the following public statement condemning President Trump’s Executive Order banning immigration from seven majority-Muslim countries and suspending temporarily the admission of refugees into the United States. It was with anger, fear, and a sense of fierce resolve that

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Trailblazers

Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York celebrates Union’s Black Alumni/ae Trailblazers Join us as we celebrate Union’s Black Alumni/ae Trailblazers who have come before us. Incorporating the Rev. Dr. Henry H. Mitchell ’44 Thursday, February 2, 7:00 p.m.: “Black Worship as Resistance,” worship service organized by the Black Women’s Caucus, Black Caucus, and

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Tommy Ross, M.A. ’02

Friday, December 9, 2016

What do you do?  I am the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Security Cooperation. I lead an office responsible for overseeing the Department’s policy and strategy relating to U.S. defense engagements with partner nation militaries and defense ministries around the world. What do you like best about what you do? I’m fortunate that my

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Tinka Harvard, M.Div. ’01

Friday, December 9, 2016

What do you do?  I teach at retreats and workshops combining theology, philosophy, and the arts in an effort to inspire. I’m also a writer, and this spring for the first time I had a short story published by a literary journal. I’ve just completed my first novel and am searching for an agent and

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David Cowell, M.Div. ’94

Friday, December 9, 2016

What do you do?  Arguably, bi-vocational ministry is on the leading edge of what ministry looks like now. I am deep in it. I serve as the Manager of Spiritual Care Services at Pathways Home Health and Hospice, the second largest home health and hospice agency in the San Francisco Bay Area. I am also

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Cedric H. Jaggard, M.Div. ’41

Friday, December 9, 2016

What do you do?  Technically I’m retired, but am nearing the close of several years’ research for my book entitled Claiming Different Forms of the Good News: Road to a Larger Gospel; Overlooked Bible Foundations for Growing in the Faith. (I would be pleased to hear of any faculty member or other person associated with

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Dr. Gary Dorrien Wins the 2017 Grawemeyer Award in Religion

Monday, December 5, 2016

New York, NY (December 4, 2016) Union Theological Seminary is proud to announce that Gary Dorrien was named the recipient of the 2017 Grawemeyer Award in Religion for his book, The New Abolition: W.E.B. Du Bois and the Black Social Gospel. Dr. Dorrien is the Reinhold Niebuhr Professor of Social Ethics at Union and a

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