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Any events involving a room reservation must be confirmed on the calendar through the Business Office (Miguel Chavez at 404-687-4510 or ChavezM@CTSnet.edu).
Campus Security and Fire Safety Report
In accordance with the Student Right-to-Know and Campus Security Act (P.L. 101-542), Columbia Theological Seminary is required to disclose campus security policy and campus crime statistics annually to all current students and employees and to any prospective students/employees upon request. The intent of this federal legislation is to promote awareness and to encourage responsible action in making the Seminary a safer place. Columbia Theological Seminary is also committed to providing a fire‐safe environment for the faculty, staff, students and visitors, and to protecting its property through an effective fire prevention, protection, preparedness and response program. These policies are in effect to assist the campus community in working together to maintain an environment that reduces the risk of fire hazards. Download Document Here.
Clothes Closet Summer Hours
The Clothes Closet is a ministry for missionaries and members of the CTS community located at 235 Inman Drive. We have been receiving several large donations, so come shop! Our summer hours are as follows:
- Monday 10-12
- Wednesday 10-12
- Thursday 1-6
- Friday 10-12
- Saturday 11-1
Ryan’s Run 5K and Fun Run
The event will be held on June 13. This is a fundraiser for the Central Night Shelter to raise money for the homeless in honor of Ryan Bashor who died last year by suicide. Our slogan, Let Your Light Shine, is about speaking up if you are struggling with mental health issues. Details and Registration here!
Library Hours for May 2015
May 1 – 15: Regular hours
May 16 – May 31: Short hours (10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Closed weekends)
May 25: CLOSED
Impact 4D Leadership Conference
On September 15-16, 2015, this conference will connect you directly with community catalysts, thought leaders, administrators and others dedicated to the future of our communities and the people we serve. Together, we are a sphere of influence at the ready to make positive changes. All we need is the plan, the road map and the courage to press on to our destination of making a difference in our community. For more information, please visit: http://impact4d.org/.
Healthy Seminarians Healthy Church Updates
Team “Fruit and Vegetable” Lenten Challenge Winners! Congratulations to Team C (Ridgley Beckett, Dean Johnson, Sam Schaus, and Katy Walters) for winning the Team “Fruit and Vegetable” Lenten Challenge! Team B (Julie Hagee, Karl Heimbuck, Julia Watkins, and Travis Webster) came in second. Each participant of the winning team is going to receive a Chico Bags’ “Produce Stand Complete Starter Kit.” Each kit contains 3 reusable produce bags, which will not only serve to keep your produce fresher longer, but will also help you cut down on the number of plastic bags you have to use when shopping.
Fitness Tracking Challenge. Congratulations to Julia Watkins for being the March Fitness Challenge Winner. She won a $25 Kroger gas card.
Grand Prize drawing is coming soon (April 30th)! We know you are busy with finals, getting ready for summer, preparing for graduation, etc.; however, now is not the time to slack off on your workouts! Remember, each time you exercise gives you a greater chance of winning the Fitness Challenge Grand Prize: a Garmin Vivofit!
Comic Books at the JBC Library!
Check out the new display in the Reading Room. Comic Books with humor, wit, cartoons, and satire. From the collection of the John Bulow Campbell Library. This exhibit ties in beautifully with the Jim Crane Cartoons now on display in the Harrington Center.
If you are MDIV or dual degree (MDIV/MAPT) student you are encouraged to apply for the Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation Apollos Scholarship. The due date for the application is April 15. We have only had five students to begin the application process. Don’t miss this opportunity. For more information, please check our website or the foundation website.
Neighborhood Leadership Training & Service Opportunity
The Gwinnett Neighborhood Leadership Institute is offering leadership training and service opportunities. Residents in and around Gwinnett County interested in learning how to improve your community through classes, tours, networking with local leaders and hands on service projects consider applying for the GNLI Class of 2016. Applications are due in April. Check the website for details and to download the application. www.gnli.org
AHSA Black Pearl and Senior Send Off
AHSA is extending an invitation to the entire CTS community to come celebrate with us the achievements of our AHSA graduating seniors and the 2015 faculty/staff honoree. If anyone is interested in attending please send an email with your name and the number of guest(s) to Melva Lowry: email@example.com by Wednesday afternoon. The event will take place on Thursday, April 30th at 6:30 pm at Providence Missionary Baptist Church, 2295 Benjamin E. Mays Drive SWAtlanta, GA 30311. AHSA members and faculty/staff who have already received the evite and have not responded please do so as well. Note: Seating is limited to 50 people.