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2017 Commencement Activities Planned for Perkins School of Theology
Perkins School of Theology will honor graduating seniors with a variety of events, including Dr. C. Michael Hawn, University Distinguished Professor of Church Music and director of the Sacred Music Program, as preacher for the May 20 Celebration of Degrees and Academic Achievements.

A Statement from Perkins Dean Craig C. Hill
Numerous statements responding to the Judicial Council’s Decision 1341 have been issued. My comments here are meant to provide a pastoral word to the Perkins community and especially to our students, staff, and faculty:

Perkins Names Hugo Magallanes as Director of Houston-Galveston Extension Program
Dr. Hugo Magallanes, associate professor of Christianity and Cultures at Perkins School of Theology-Southern Methodist University, has been named director of the school’s Houston-Galveston Extension Program, effective June 1.

Interfaith Dialogue Includes Two Perkins Faculty Members
Two members of the Perkins School of Theology faculty are taking part in an upcoming panel discussion on the challenges of gender and faith in North Texas.

Symposium to Examine Research of Perkins Alumnus E.P. Sanders
The scholarly contributions of Dr. E. P. Sanders (M.Th. ’62) – who will receive the degree of Doctor of Humane Letters, honoris causa, at the upcoming SMU commencement – will be the focus of a symposium scheduled for Friday, May 19, at Perkins Chapel.

New Degree Concentrations Available in Church Management, Social Innovation Starting Fall 2017
Perkins School of Theology announces two new degree concentrations – in partnership with SMU’s Cox School of Business and Meadows School of the Arts – designed to strengthen future clergy in the area of church management and to equip those pursuing nontraditional forms of ministry that encourage social innovation.

Perkins to Host 2017 Hispanic Youth Ministry Convocation
The Hispanic/Latin@ Ministries Program at Perkins School of Theology will be hosting the Hispanic Youth Ministry Convocation on April 6-8.

Perkins Center for Preaching Excellence Launches Five New Preaching Peer Groups
Each group consists of 8-12 pastors organized by a local convener. Each group works with a facilitator, a homiletical scholar who is in regular conversation with the convener and resources the group through a series of webinars.


Read the Fall 2016 issue of Perspective, the alumni/ae magazine of Perkins School of Theology: "Transitioning
to a New Day"

:: Perkins in the News – Media Coverage and Web Updates

:: Perspective Magazine

:: Current Issue of Weekly Perkins News (Internal student newsletter from the Office of Community Life)

:: Academic Calendar for Perkins School of Theology


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