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Commencement 2022

Thursday, April 29, 2021

184th COMMENCEMENT  TUEsday, May 17 Interfaith Justice Caucus Affirmation Ceremony Descendants of Walker — A Garden of Many Colors James Chapel | 2:00pm Food and drink on Davie Terrace following the event Email for details open to community TUEsday, May 17 Disability Justice Caucus Commissioning Bonhoeffer Room | 4:00pm Email for details invitation only

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Hispanic Summer Program Embraces Community in Theological Learning

Thursday, February 4, 2021

  Since 1989, the Hispanic Summer Program (HSP) has provided a communal intensive learning environment for seminary students who identify as Hispanic or Latinx. Students receive three educational credits for their time in the program each year, with a variety of classes to choose from. This year’s program will be entirely online to continue following

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Union joins faith leaders in calling on Congress to certify election results

Monday, January 4, 2021

Union Theological Seminary joins faith and community leaders in calling on Congress to certify election results More than 2,000 people in all 50 states sign letter calling on Congress to reject attempts to overturn will of the voters on January 6 NEW YORK – People of faith across the country are calling on Congress to

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Reimagining Worship, a Conversation with Sandra Montes

Monday, March 30, 2020

Sandra, students and many faith leaders are scrambling to adjust to a new normal as we take our lives online. As Interim Director of Worship at Union, what has this process looked like for you and the Union chapel team as you think about services and caring for the Union community? I love social media

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Now Accepting Applications for The Collaborative for Faith Leadership

Thursday, December 19, 2019

In the Fall of 2019 the VISION program at Union launched *Application closed* The Collaborative for Faith Leadership meets eight times this semester (February 20 and 27, March 12 and 26, April 2, 16, and 23 and May 7) at Union Theological Seminary.  Participants engage and dialogue with civic leaders, academics and scholars, and experienced

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New York Times: Retirees Find Renewed Purpose Through the ‘Encore Transition Program’

Thursday, March 30, 2017

In January 2017, Union launched the Encore Transition Program, a semester-long curriculum designed for retirees and non-traditional students eager to make a change for the better in their lives, and in the world. Recent Encore graduate, Onita Estes-Hicks, 80, spoke with the New York Times’ Helen Stapinski, about how the program has given her the opportunity to contemplate

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President Jones Interviewed on ‘Emerging Religious Left’

Monday, March 27, 2017

‘Religious Left’ Emerging As U.S. Political Force in Trump Era Backlash against many of U.S. President Trump’s policies have given rise to the so-called ‘Religious Left’ – a movement aiming to take back the country, and Christianity, from conservatives they say misconstrue the scriptures.   Reuters TV Segment Full Article by Scott Malone

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