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Queen, Veldkamp Appointed to New Roles in Provost’s Office

Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Angela Queen and David Veldkamp have been appointed Director of Academic Administration and Director of Institutional Assessment, respectively. Veldkamp will continue in his role as Vice President for Enrollment Management in addition to his role in the Provost’s Office. Queen graduated from RTS in 2006 with a […]

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Coronavirus Updates

Updated September 14, 2:45PM CT Dr. Duncan provides a brief update after the beginning of the fall 2020 semester.   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 […]

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RTS Orlando Announces “Meet the Author” Zoom Series

(OVIEDO, Fla.) — Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando will host multiple “Meet the Author” events this fall. Hosted via Zoom, these events will showcase the variety of publications the Orlando faculty have completed in 2020. The meetings will give both readers and prospective students the opportunity to hear RTS professors discuss their books in their own […]

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Remembering Mrs. Polly Stone

Mrs. Pauline (Polly) McReynolds Stone was welcomed into the eternal rest of her Heavenly Father on Monday, August 31, 2020, after an almost four-year battle with cancer. Mrs. Stone had worked in various roles for Reformed Theological Seminary since 1994. Known for her enormous love for her family, her Lord, and all things Mississippi State, […]

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Dr. Ligon Duncan to Deliver 2020 John Reed Miller Preaching Lectures at RTS Jackson

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Reformed Theological Seminary is pleased to announce that Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III will deliver the 2020 John Reed Miller Preaching Lectures at RTS Jackson. Dr. Duncan is the Chancellor & CEO of Reformed Theological Seminary, the president of RTS Jackson, and the John E. Richards Professor of Systematic and Historical Theology. […]

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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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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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