and Information for the AGTS Community
Congratulations to the President
- President Byron Klaus was named Distinguished Administrator at the 2009 General Council.
- The award is based on his excellent service at AGTS and Vanguard University.
7th Annual Alumni Phonathon
- Would you like dinner, a cool AGTS t-shirt, gift certificates to area restaurants, hair salons, auto repair shops and video stores, as well as a chance to win a $300 scholarship?
- Sign up today for the 7th Annual Alumni Phonathon on September 14 & 15 (5-10 p.m.) to make calls to AGTS alumni and raise scholarship funds.
- In addition to the great free stuff listed above, you will earn 15% of every dollar you raise to go toward your student account.
- This is a great opportunity to get together with classmates, connect with alumni, and make a difference in your seminary.
- Contact Mary in the Development Office—268-1012, drop in to sign up or email email@example.com
Inaugural Hogan Lecture
- Dr. Ivan Satyavrata will be installed as the fourth J. Philip Hogan Professor of World Missions, Wednesday, September 16, 9:30 a.m.
- Faculty and administration will be in full academic regalia.
- Everyone is invited to a reception in the Great Hall immediately following the service.
- Saturday, September 12, 11:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. at Smith Park, immediately west of AGTS on Division
- Complimentary hot dogs, burgers, and beverages will be provided.
- Individuals with last names beginning with: A-M, bring side dish; N-Z, bring dessert
Where in the World is Dr. Klaus?
- September 9– Devotional at First and Calvary Presbyterian Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast, Springfield, Missouri
- September 28-29—Consultation on Equipping a New Generation of Seminary Leaders held at Duke Divinity School, Durham, North Carolina and sponsored by the Kern Foundation
Jan Maempa—firstname.lastname@example.org or 268-1014
Norma Simmons or Jill Way—email@example.com or 268-1070
Attention Fall Graduates
- Comprehensive examination date/analytical reflection paper deadline: Monday, November 2.
- Contact the faculty secretary for further information—268-1070.
Fall Final Exam Week
- Monday-Friday, December 7-11
Counseling Practicum Lab
- Meets 4:50-5:50 p.m. each Tuesday, Room 228
- Global Missions Track Practicums
- Designed for students interested in cross-cultural ministry and fits most AGTS degree programs
- Contact Dr. Warren Newberry about a GMT foreign or domestic practicum.
- Must finalize Spring 2010 Practicum in Intercultural Ministry I: August 27-September 4
- All Other Spring Practicums:
- Must be approved/processed: September 22-25 or October 6-9
- Pick up an application from the faculty secretary, or, if a counseling practicum, from the counseling secretary.
- Make an appointment to see the appropriate practicum professor.
Fall Library Hours
- Mon.-Wed. 9:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
- Thursday 9:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.
- Friday 9:00 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
- Saturday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
- Sunday Closed
Any exceptions to this schedule will be posted in advance. Please note: The Library will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, September 7, and will resume regular hours on Tuesday, September 8.
For Appointments With Faculty
- Sign up on the appointment forms posted beside faculty members’ office doors.
- If off campus, call faculty secretary at 268-1070.
New Student Library Orientation—Tuesday, September 1 at 2:30 p.m. in the Library—meet at circulation desk.
- Free writing workshop; important for academic success!
- September 10—1:30-3:00 p.m., Room 225
- September 14—1:30-3:00 p.m. Room 225
- September 17—5:00-6:30 p.m. Room 225
- Sign up by contacting Treasa Edmond at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Turabian Tutorial by Dr. Jim Railey
- Biblical Theological Research and Writing Tutorial (3 hour video) by Dr. Edgar Lee is
Treasa Edmond—email@example.com or
- Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Office: 268-1000
- Early mornings, evenings and Saturdays Library: 268-1058
- All other times Security: 268-1002
Attention All New Students!
- Please stop by the Student Life Office and sign up for your first semester Spiritual Formation meeting with Dr. Jay Taylor.
- For more information, please contact Treasa Edmond at 268-1081 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Meet Student Advisory Council members at the chapel service on Tuesday, September 8, 11:00 a.m.
Student Counseling Available
- Counseling is available for currently enrolled students. To arrange appointments, contact the Student Life Office (268-1081) or a counseling professor.
AGTS Women’s Fellowship
- Save the date: Friday, October 2, 7-9 p.m., AGTS Great Hall. Childcare will be provided.
Sarah Clark—email@example.com or
- Grades for the summer semester have been posted and may be accessed through the Student Portal (www.agts.edu/estudent).
Last Day to Drop/Add
- Deadline: Tuesday, September 8
- Secure Change of Schedule forms in the Registrar’s Office.
Free Audit for Spouses
- Spouses of full-time seminarians can audit one class this fall free of charge. Register in the Registrar’s Office before September 8.
- You can download the “Student Spouse Registration for Unofficial Audit” form at www.agts.edu/apply/unofficial_spouse_audit.pdf
New E-Mail or Local Address?
- Contact the Registrar’s Office to update your contact information (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Register to Graduate in May 2010
- Deadline: October 30
- Plan to complete all degree requirements between now and August 2010?
- Contact Sarah Clark at 268-1025 or email@example.com.
Financial Aid News
Flo Byerly—firstname.lastname@example.org or 268-1028
Perkins Loan Awards
- Deadline to accept or decline a Perkins award: Friday, September 11.
- After September 11, the Financial Aid Office will award those monies to other students requesting Federal Perkins Funds.
Stafford and Direct Student Loans
- If you have not received your Federal Stafford and Federal Direct Student loans by September 18, please notify the Financial Aid Office.
Business Office News
Steve Miramonti—email@example.com or 268-1035
Fall 2009 Fee Schedule
- Deferred Payment Fee—Accounts not paid in full on or before the first day of the semester will be charged a deferred payment fee of $50.
- Late Payment Fee—All past due accounts will be charged a $25 per month late fee.
- Full Cash Payment Discount—Accounts paid in full on or before the first day of class will receive a 1% discount on the net tuition. Net tuition is the full tuition charge less tuition discounts and institutional scholarships.
Deferred Payment Schedule
- Deferred payments must be made on or before the following dates in order to avoid $25 per month late fee: October 15; November 15
Photo ID for New Students
- If you have not yet had your stu-dent ID picture taken, please make arrangements with the Business Office as soon as possible.
Labor Day Weekend Schedule
- The building will be open the following times during the holiday weekend:
- Friday, Sept. 4—7 a.m.-10 p.m.
- Saturday, Sept. 5—10 a.m.-6 p.m
- . Sunday, Sept. 6—Closed
- Monday, Sept. 7—Closed
- Regular building hours will resume on Tuesday, September 8.
Linda Smith—firstname.lastname@example.org or 268-1031
- September 16—Mario Guerreiro will be at Florida Southern University
- Stephen Lim
- May 15—spoke at evangelistic Bible study for Chinese students from MSU, Springfield, Missouri
- May 24—spoke at morning services at Full Life Christian Center, San Francisco, California
- June 26 & 28—spoke for services related to 60th Anniversary Celebration of the Chinese Pentecostal Church, Vancouver, Washington
- June 27—presented a seminar for leaders on the topic of “Rethinking Evangelism,” Vancouver, Washington
- July 19—spoke at morning service for Springfield Chinese Church, Springfield, Missouri
- Mark Hausfeld
- June 19—spoke to Chi Alpha campus student leaders at Missionary Renewal in Springfield, Missouri about ministry opportunities to Muslims at United States universities
- July 1—spoke to Northern Asia missionaries at AGWM Missionary Renewal in Springfield, Missouri about Muslims in China and entry strategies to reach them
- July 15-19—spoke at the Middle East North Africa/ Central Eurasia AGWM missionary retreat in Cappadocia, Turkey
- July 26—spoke at Breath of Life Assembly of God in West Carrollton, Ohio
- August 18-24—taught in Crimea, Ukraine on Spiritual Formation for Church Planting in Muslim Contexts for the Crimea Tatar church planting team
- August 30—spoke at Brimhall Road Assembly of God in Bakersfield, California
- Lois Olena
- August 4-7—During various events at General Council, Dr. Horton was avail-able to sign Olena’a newly released book, Stanley M. Horton: Shaper of Pentecostal Theology. Dr. George Wood, General Superintendent, made a special presentation to Dr. Stanley Horton during General Council.
- Recently released the Encounter e-journal, with articles from Drs. Cotton, Gannon, Mostert and Rance.
- Angela Reid
- June 24-26—attended the AG Alliance for Higher Education faculty conference at Evangel University
- June 27—keynote speaker for the Messenger College Alumni Banquet at the biennial General Convention of the Pentecostal Church of God in Joplin, Missouri
- James Hernando
- Translated the Global University test for The Corinthian Correspondence into Spanish
- Stephen Lim
- “No One Wants to Clean the Fish: Why Churches Don’t Disciple and How Yours Can” in Enrich Journal, Spring 2009 (PAOC)
Thursday, September 17, 2009 3:29 PM