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Korean Presbyterian Church of Miami Member Receives Highest Honors at Columbia Seminary Commencement

2006-06-08

Decatur, GA.—Jihyn Oh received the Master of Divinity degree and was awarded the Wilds Book Prize and the Columbia Graduate Fellowship on May 20 during commencement exercises of Columbia Theological Seminary. Columbia’s highest academic honor, the Wilds Book Prize is given annually to the graduating student selected by the faculty for having the highest academic distinction throughout the Master of Divinity program. The Columbia Graduate Fellowship is awarded annually to a student who has demonstrated exceptional academic ability. The Fellowship may be applied to any advanced degree beyond the Master of Divinity. Oh, originally from Hallandale Beach, Fl, holds the B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge and a Masters of Science from Florida International University in Miami. Oh is one of 121 students who received diplomas from one of Columbia’s five degree programs during commencement exercises. Columbia Theological Seminary, founded in 1828, is one of 10 theological institutions of the Presbyterian Church (USA). 


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