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August 24 - August 25

Drew Theological School’s Fall Orientation 2018
August 24th-25th


 

Friday, August 24 – All Master’s Students

9:oo to 9:30 AM: Seminary Hall Atrium

  • Breakfast
  • Student IDs and parking permits as needed

9:30 to 9:45 AM: Craig Chapel

  • Welcome with Javier Viera, Dean of the Theological School

9:45 to 10:45 AM: Introduction to Theological Education

  • Academic Introduction with Melanie Johnson-DeBaufre, Associate Dean for the Theological School
  • Vocation & Formation Introduction with Tanya Linn Bennett, Associate Dean for Vocation and Formation
  • Digital Drew with University Technology and the Registrar

11:00 to 11:45 AM: Meet with your Program Convener and Advisors

12:00 to 1:00 PM: Community Picnic (outside Seminary Hall)

  • Green Seminary Demonstration

1:15 to 2:15 PM: Life in the Forest

  • Student Life Panel
  • Library Tour with Jesse Mann, Theological School Librarian

2:30 to 3:15 PM: Community Worship

3:15 to 4:00 PM: Garden Tour

  • Student IDs, parking permits, and registration assistance as needed

Saturday, August 25 – All Master’s Students

Required Digital Drew Orientation–Meets online in Zoom Classroom

All students attend one session either at 9:30 or at 11

Talking the Walk (9:30 or 11:00)

  • Exploring God-talk Community (and practice using Zoom for discussions)

 


Friday, August 24 – PhD Student schedule

10:00 AM: Arrival and Tour at Methodist Archives and Library

  • Jesse Mann, Theological School Librarian

11:00 AM: Wendell Room, Mead Hall

  • Introduction to the Graduate Division of Religion (GDR)
    • Academic Dean Melanie Johnson-DeBaufre
    • Meredith Hoxie-Schol, Director of Doctoral Studies
    • Student Area Conveners

12:00 to 1:00 PM: Community Picnic (outside Seminary Hall)

  • Green Seminary Demonstration

1:15 to 2:15 PM: Founders Room, Mead Hall

  • Welcome with Dean Javier Viera and Provost Debra Liebowitz
  • Meet the TS Faculty

2:30 to 3:15 PM: Community Worship

3:15 to 4:00 PM: Meet with doctoral area faculty and students

4:15 to 5:30 PM: GDR student conversation and refreshment on Mead Hall porch

 

Printable: 2018 Fall Theological School Orientation Schedule

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Start:
August 24
End:
August 25
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