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Meet Rochelle Cross

Rochelle Cross, African American woman, Ph.D. Student at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary
I chose Garrett-Evangelical for the faculty and the pastoral theology program which offers an integration of theology and psychology.

Hometown: Alsip, Illinois 

Personal Information:  I was born in Chicago, Illinois. I have a Master of Social Work from Loyola University and a Master of Divinity from McCormick Theological Seminary. My hobbies and interest are running, biking, swimming, family, friends, and the arts.  

Why you chose Garrett-Evangelical: I chose Garrett-Evangelical for the faculty and the pastoral theology program which offers an integration of theology and psychology. 

How your faith has strengthened since attending Garrett-Evangelical: The scripture, "The race is not given to the swift nor the strong but to them that endure to the end" is more pronounced for me.  

Why you would recommend Garrett-Evangelical:  I would recommend Garrett-Evangelical for the faculty and the enriched academic experience.  

Future plans:​  I am planning to collaborate with churches to develop a mental health care model for African Americans in the church.