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Jan 13: Fiscal Fitness
ALL GRADUATING SENIORS! Clark Simmons, the regional representative of the Board of Pensions of the PCUSA, will present a session on Tuesday, January 13, 6:30 – 8:30 pm in BLC 101 on Fiscal Fitness. This seminar will cover matters of personal budgeting and will be of assistance to all soon-to-be graduates. All graduates and spouses are invited to attend this seminar. Attendance at this and the session on January 20 is required for persons looking to benefit from the loan forgiveness program of the PCUSA Board of Pensions.
Jan 14-15: Heath Rada to Speak at Spring Convocation
Dr. Heath Rada, Moderator of the 221st General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA) will speak at the Spring Convocation for Columbia Theological Seminary. The sermon title is "To Listen and To Love." This will be the first time a Convocation service will be held for the Spring term at the seminary, launching a new tradition in the life of the community. The inaugural event will be held on the seminary campus at 701 South Columbia Drive, Decatur, GA on Tuesday, January 13 at 12:00 pm. Dr. Rada will also speak at a Wednesday Forum on January 14.
Jan 20: Board of Pensions Overview
ALL GRADUATING SENIORS! Clark Simmons, the regional representative of the Board of Pensions of the PCUSA, will present a session on Tuesday, January 20, 6:30 – 8:30 pm in BLC 101 on PCUSA Board of Pensions Overview. This seminar is specific for PCUSA graduating seniors as it will cover specifics of the benefits within the PCUSA Board of Pensions program. It is HIGHLY recommended that all PCUSA graduating seniors attend this seminar. Spouses are also invited to attend this seminar. Attendance at this and the session on January 13 is required for persons looking to benefit from the loan forgiveness program of the PCUSA Board of Pensions.
Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation Apollos Scholarships
Applications accepted: January 15 to April 15, 2015 for the upcoming academic year.
Application, references to be completed online atwww.omahapresbyterianseminaryfoundation.org. Columbia Theological Seminary usually transmits transcripts via mail, however, you may explore other options with the CTS Registrar
Award amounts: $1,500 or $3,000 per semester for up to 3 years of study.
Please consider applying or re-applying for the upcoming year. Last year Columbia has 5 recipients. The Foundation has helped 770 students since 1954.