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RTS Moves Forward with Plans for Fall 2020

Dear RTS family, Your Provost, Chief Officers, Senior Administrators, Presidents, Executive Directors, Deans, and I have been continuously working on our plans for the fall semester and the 2020-2021 academic year amidst the ever-changing landscape of the COVID-19 pandemic. We are excited and thankful to be returning to campuses across our system (with the exception […]

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Coronavirus Updates

Updated August 12, 8:00 AM  RTS moves forward with plans for fall 2020 courses and 2020-2021 academic year. Read the announcement from Dr. Ligon Duncan.   Updated May 8, 5:00 PM  RTS announces plans for fall 2020 courses. Read the announcement or watch this update from Dr. Ligon Duncan’s social media platforms.   Updated April […]

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RTS Jackson Faculty Serves in Local Churches During Pandemic

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic closed the doors of churches across Mississippi for almost three months before reopening. Throughout the process, many of the RTS Jackson faculty have faithfully served local churches. Dean of Students Charlie Wingard highlighted the importance of faculty involvement in the local church. “We introduce students to the treasures of biblical studies, […]

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RTS Launches New Core Certificates

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce seven Core Certificate programs, available in languages, Bible, and theology. The Core Certificates are non-degree programs that provide students with a foundational understanding of a specific theological discipline. Students can pursue a certificate in Greek, Hebrew, Old Testament, New Testament, Systematic Theology, Historical Theology, or Applied Theology. David […]

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Dr. John McCarty Retiring from RTS Jackson Library

(JACKSON, Miss.) — On July 31, 2020, Dr. John “Mac” McCarty will retire from his position as the Circulation and Acquisitions Specialist at the RTS Jackson library. During his 24 years at RTS Jackson, Dr. McCarty’s faithful and humble service has blessed many students, faculty, and staff. Dr. McCarty joined the RTS Jackson staff in […]

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Alice Hathaway to Retire

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Reformed Theological Seminary, Global has announced Alice Hathaway’s impending retirement, effective on September 1, 2020. Hathaway has served as RTS Global’s registrar for 22 years. Hathaway began working for RTS in 1998 when the seminary first launched its online courses as RTS Virtual. She has played a crucial role in the success […]

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Dr. Guy M. Richard Promoted to Associate Professor of Systematic Theology

(Atlanta, Ga.) — Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Guy M. Richard to Associate Professor of Systematic Theology at RTS Atlanta. Dr. Richard Dr. Richard has been serving on the faculty of RTS Atlanta for just over three years, where he also serves as Executive Director. He has a Ph.D. […]

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Dr. Bruce A. Lowe Named Dean of Students at RTS Atlanta

(ATLANTA, Ga.) — Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Bruce A. Lowe to Dean of Students at RTS Atlanta, effective immediately. Dr. Bruce Lowe Dr. Lowe has been serving on the faculty of RTS Atlanta for just over 12 years. He has a Ph.D. in New Testament from Macquarie University […]

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RTS Campuses Host Creative Commencement Ceremonies for the Class of 2020

At the beginning of April, the administration of RTS decided to cancel all spring 2020 commencement ceremonies due to concerns about gathering during the coronavirus pandemic. In the cancellation announcement, Chancellor and CEO Dr. Ligon Duncan shared a letter with the RTS community, addressing the class of 2020. “While it is a disappointment to us […]

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A Letter to the RTS Family, in Light of our Current National Situation

Dear RTS family, As morning dawned on June 1, 2020, in Jackson, Mississippi, we found ourselves in a nation gripped by fear, frustration, indignation, sorrow, mourning, division, and violence. The cruel mistreatment and unjust killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, at the hands of a white police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota have sparked […]

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Phoebe Pritchett Hired as Community Life Coordinator at RTS Charlotte

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Reformed Theological Seminary, Charlotte is pleased to announce the hiring of Phoebe Pritchett as Community Life Coordinator, beginning June 1, 2020. Phoebe graduated from Reinhardt University with a B.M.E. (Bachelor’s in Music Education) in 2014. After graduation, she worked at Eastern Shore Presbyterian Church in Fairhope, Alabama as the Girls Youth Assistant […]

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RTS Global Produces Three New Online Courses

RTS Global is pleased to announce the upcoming release of three new courses this summer. Hermeneutics, Hebrew Exegesis, and a new course, Christ, Culture, & Contextualization, will be ready for registration on June 1. David John, Executive Director of RTS Global, commented on the process of creating the new courses. “We have spent dozens of […]

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RTS Announces Plans for Fall 2020 Classes

Earlier this week, the Reformed Theological Seminary Leadership Team met to discuss plans for the fall semester. I’m pleased to announce that, Lord willing (James 4:15), our plan for fall 2020 is to offer on-campus and in-person education on our campuses. Our community desires to be back together as students, faculty, and staff, but we […]

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RTS Announces Virtual Preview Day for All Campuses

I am extremely pleased to be able to announce and invite you to our first virtual preview day. All campuses will be participating and all prospective students are welcome to join us on Wednesday, May 6 at 2:00 pm, CDT. All attendees will need to register prior to the event. Even in the coronavirus disruption, […]

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RTS Announces Plans and Courses for Summer 2020

Updated April 16, 2020 at 12:30 PM CT We are pleased to announce our course offerings for summer 2020, taught by faculty across all RTS campuses.   April 10, 2020 Dear RTS students (and the rest of the RTS family): I am excited to announce to you our RTS summer course schedule and plans. The […]

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Nate Brooks Appointed as Assistant Professor of Christian Counseling

(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) — Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Nate Brooks as Assistant Professor of Christian Counseling at RTS Charlotte beginning June 1, 2020. Brooks earned a B.S. in Business Administration from The Master’s University in Santa Clarita, CA. After completing his undergraduate degree, he attended The Southern Baptist Theological […]

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