Here is an article about or own recent Alum, Ian Mevorach, that is quite inspiring!
Dr. Romeo del Rosario was interviewed during the School of Theology Distinguished Alumni celebrations September 19-20. The link to the video story The United Methodist News Service produced on Romeo del Rosario is here: http://goo.gl/pbTlw .
Dr. Moore received the 2012 Francis Ashbury Award for fostering United Methodist Ministries in Higher Education in the Iowa Annual Conference. This award recognizes individuals who guide the church in ministries to and with higher education.
The following article features Bob Dole and Tom Daschle, who have been named co-chairs of the International Advisory Board of the Center for the Church and Global AIDS. The article features our own Donald Messer and his comments on the decision as well as his contributions to the cause.
Please see it here.
Ada Focer (STH ’05, GRS ’13) alerted the alumni office to her discovery of an outstanding dog rescue and adoption service at http://www.marysdogs.com/. Mary’s Dogs rescues dogs from a high kill shelter in South Carolina and finds great homes for them as well as providing on-going support for adopters and resources for the community. Ada was delighted to discover that Mary Doane, the founder, received her M.Div. from STH in 1999. If you are looking for a dog or want to learn about the services Mary’s Dogs provides, you can find contact information at this link: http://www.marysdogs.com/contact/.
Recently Donald Messer visited the Philippines and conducted several workshops on HIV and AIDS. It is one of only seven countries identified by UNAIDS where HIV is increasing rapidly. Read the story he wrote based on his experiences there, here.
Reverend Cheryl Harris recently was installed as the new pastor at First Baptist Church in Attleboro. Read about her historic welcome here.
Basil Considine recently completed a new play: The Abortion Bomb. It has been accepted for a theater festival in Philadelphia and you can read more about it in the press release.