Jennifer Young, General Manager of Pioneer Millworks, October's "Thriving in Ministry" guest speaker at CRCDS

AAEAAQAAAAAAAAImAAAAJDkxZTRkNzQ3LWI0MmMtNDgzYi1iYWU4LWIwODk1MTJjNzdiOQMs. Jennifer Young, General Manager of Pioneer Millworks in Farmington, NY, was October's "Thriving in Ministry" guest speaker at CRCDS.

Ms. Young led a noon round table discussion on ministry in business, sustainability and the importance of teamwork in achieving personal and professional goals.

Pioneer Millworks is the U.S. leader in the reclaimed wood industry. The company gives new life to old wood destined for landfills, repurposing it for flooring, millwork, cabinetry, and more.

Read more about Ms. Young's innovative company here:

November's "Thriving in Ministry" guest speaker is Lorraine Ndusha, a current CRCDS student, nurse practitioner and mental health care provider with Strong Ties. Lorraine will speak at noon on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 in Remington Lounge.

For questions, please call G.P. Dickerson-Hanks at (585) 340-9651.

CRCDS Welcomes Rev. Diane A. Bogues to staff

Di Bogues - Bio HeadshotRev. Diane A. Bogues joined the Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School staff as Student Recruiter on October 1, 2015. Rev. Bogues works in the Office of Enrollment Services in an effort to increase the student population at CRCDS. She has "hit the ground running" and is already on the road sharing the exciting news of CRCDS with prospective students and key influencers.

Rev. Bogues, formerly Director of New Student Recruitment at Garrett Evangelical  Theological Seminary, earned a B.S. degree in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a M.Div. from Garrett Evangelical Theological Seminary. She is currently enrolled in the Association of Chicago Theological Schools Doctor of Ministry in Preaching program.

An ordained minister for nearly 10 years with the African Methodist Episcopal Church, Rev. Bogues says she is excited to be a part of the CRCDS community and to share the unique value and historical importance of the CRCDS education with all those seeking a first-rate, progressive theological education grounded in social justice.

CRCDS Welcomes New Students

Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School is proud to welcome an enthusiastic, gifted and diverse group of new and returning students to our one hundred and ninety ninth academic year at opening Convocation.

In thought-provoking remarks, CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle reminded students, faculty and friends the importance of starting out a new academic year with a renewed focus on the precise mission of CRCDS. He said, "We are a school whose primary focus is training and equipping men and women for ministries of various types in the life of the church and the broader society. We are primarily in the business of empowering people to provide leadership to the church, the community and the global village. We do that with the expectation that such leadership will be informed and influenced by what students learn here."

A picnic on Strong Hall terrace was held immediately following Convocation. We hope you enjoy these pictures from the celebration and keep our newest students in your prayers.

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