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Union Announces New Dean of Chapel

Monday, January 25, 2021

Union Theological Seminary President Serene Jones today announced the appointment of Dr. Sandra Montes as Dean of Chapel. Montes had been serving as Interim Dean since August 2019, and is credited with the successful and seamless move of chapel online due to COVID. A bilingual educator, musician, liturgist and writer who previously worked with The

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Godspeed Senator-elect Warnock

Thursday, January 7, 2021

Godspeed Senator-elect Raphael Warnock Yesterday was an historic day for our nation and for our beloved seminary, Union.  Unfortunately, what began as a day of celebration quickly turned to a day marked by violence and hatred enacted by the domestic terrorist mob that assaulted our nation’s capital, incited by a diabolical president. It was chilling

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Happy New Year!

Thursday, January 7, 2021

  Happy New Year and thank you for being a part of the Union Community. We invite you to celebrate the New Year with your Union community by watching this Silver Linings video. Several alumni/ae, staff, faculty, and students shared moments of gratitude from 2020 that create a collective story of hope for 2021.  

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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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Zoom Virtual Backgrounds for Winter 2020

Thursday, December 17, 2020

Holidays at Union As we find ourselves in the middle of winter, here in the Northern Hemisphere, there are still opportunities to gather with fellow classmates and colleagues online. Here are some Zoom backgrounds you can download and use throughout the season as we near 2021 and look forward to our spring semester “together.” Right-click

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Covid-19 October 16 Update: Remote Learning Extended through June 2021

Friday, October 16, 2020

Dear Union Community,   Let me offer yet another welcome to 2020 Fall Semester at Union.  We are glad to see our returning students and excited to welcome the new incoming class. Given all the pressures students are required to manage as they learn, it is remarkable to me that each of you has taken

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Remembering RBG

Saturday, September 19, 2020

In February, Union hosted Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg for the Judith Davidson Moyers Women of Spirit Lecture. It is believed to have been one of her last public appearances before the COVID-19 pandemic ended most public events. It was a special evening for the community, as her brilliant mind and sense of humor

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Covid-19 August 13 Update: Safety and Wellness Community Guide

Thursday, August 13, 2020

INTRODUCTION In planning for the Fall 2020 semester, a Return to Campus Committee was created in response to the COVID‐19 health crisis, tasked with ensuring that campus is ready to welcome students, faculty and staff in a safe manner according to state and New York City guidelines. As previously announced, Fall 2020 begins with a

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Covid-19 August 8 Update: Arriving on Campus Guidelines

Wednesday, August 5, 2020

Dear students,   The faculty and staff at Union are looking forward to welcoming you to campus this fall, whether you are a new student, a current student returning to the residence halls, or living locally and planning to join us in the academic building for community activities. It is important for you to know

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Union Announces New Homiletics Professor

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Union Theological Seminary proudly announces the appointment of Rev. Timothy L. Adkins-Jones to the faculty as Assistant Professor of Homiletics, effective July 1. Adkins-Jones, a native of Richmond, Va., holds a B.A. in Psychology from Amherst College, and an M.Div. from Boston University School of Theology. He is a Ph.D. candidate in Practical Theology with

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