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EVANSTON, Illinois, April 2015 – Mr. John Carter, Director of Building and Grounds at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, was awarded the Eliza Garrett Distinguished Service Award on March 31 for his 52 years of service to the Seminary. President Lallene J. Rector presented the service award to Carter at a surprise gathering organized by the Buildings and Grounds staff. Carter officially retired in April.
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March 24, 2015 — Dr. Stephen G. Ray, Jr., Neal F. and Ila A. Fisher professor of systematic theology at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary, was named president-elect of the Society for the Study of Black Religion at their 45th Annual Meeting held March 19-21 in Savannah, Georgia.
March 1, 2015 — Award-winning journalist and best-selling author, Alex Kotlowitz will be the keynote speaker at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary’s 158th Commencement on May 15, 2015.
February 13, 2015 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is honored to announce that it has been selected for the 2015 list of Seminaries that Change the World by the Center for Faith and Service.
February 8, 2015 — Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary is honored to welcome alumna Dr. Déborah Junker as visiting scholar for the Spring 2015 semester.
February 3, 2015 — A documentary film tracing the history of black sacred music, produced by Discipleship Ministries as part of The Africana Hymnal Project, has received a regional Emmy for best documentary.