2014 News and Events

Perkins Offers Information Sessions for Prospective Students


June 16, 2014

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Dean William B. Lawrence
at a recent "Inside Perkins" Event

DALLAS – Perkins School of Theology will host three Inside Perkins events in the next 30 days. An evening event will be offered from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. June 19, while midday events will be offered from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on June 24 and July 10. Prospective degree and non-degree students are invited to attend one of these events at Perkins School of Theology, 5915 Bishop Boulevard, Dallas, Texas. Inside Perkins offers the opportunity for prospective students to meet faculty, interact with current students, and learn about admissions and financial aid.

“These Inside Perkins events offer excellent opportunities to introduce interested persons to the riches of theological education in a university setting,” says Tracy Anne Allred, director of Student Services at Perkins School of Theology.

Inside Perkins is free and open to the public, and includes a light meal for all prospective student attendees and their guests. Reservations are requested. Please RSVP to theology@smu.edu.

For more information, contact Herbert Coleman, hcoleman@smu.edu, 214-768-2139.

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Perkins School of Theology, founded in 1911, is one of five official University-related schools of theology of The United Methodist Church. Degree programs include the Master of Divinity, Master of Sacred Music, Master of Theological Studies, Master of Church Ministries, and Doctor of Ministry, as well as the Ph.D., in cooperation with The Graduate Program in Religious Studies at SMU’s Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences.