CRCDS Welcomes New Students

All of us at Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School extend a warm and heartfelt welcome to our new and returning students. Fall classes started Monday, August 29, 2016 and the school will formally open the academic semester at Convocation on Wednesday, August 31, 2016.

Please join us in offering prayers for our students as they continue to answer God's call to ministry.

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Who Will Shape Our Future?

CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle posed a crucial question, "Who Will Shape Our Future?" in a Letter to the Editor published in the August 26, 2016 edition of the Rochester, NY Democrat and Chronicle.

View Dr. McMickle's article here:

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CRCDS welcomes Rob Phillips to staff

Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School is pleased to welcome Rob Phillips to its staff. Rob will serve as an Instructional Designer & Content Manager and reports to Dr. Rachel McGuire, Academic Life's Director of New Models. Rob will support faculty and students who are building and using online courses. He will also support a growing network of content creators who are shaping educational content for a Community Learning Platform being developed to expand academic outreach.

Rob, a Rochester, NY native, studied Broadcast Communications at SUNY Brockport and earned a Master's Degree in Instructional  Design and Technology from Walden University. He has extensive experience in educational technologies, leadership development, and creative instruction. He was an employee of Staples, Inc. for sixteen years, working in Instructional Design for the last 4 1/2 years.

Rob and his wife Kelly are avid Rochester Amerks hockey supporters and have a passion for rescuing animals, especially cats and dogs.

Please join us in welcoming Rob to the CRCDS community.

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CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle: Thoughts on Walter Rauschenbusch's Six Societal Ills, Yesterday and Today

CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle says, in a recent Unite Rochester blog published in yesterday’s  Rochester Democrat and Chronicle (NY), "In describing the things that endangered society at the turn of the 20th century, Walter Rauschenbusch (RTS, 1886) identified six social sins; bigotry, the arrogance of power, the corruption of justice for personal ends, the madness of the mob, militarism, and class contempt. Even a cursory look at contemporary trends in the United States reveals that all six of these societal ills remain with us 100 years later."

To read Dr. McMickle's complete article, click here:

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/local/blogs/unite/2016/08/08/six-social-sins-threaten-us-democracy/88397088/

Rev. Gary Kubitz (CRCDS '15) holds prayer vigil

Rev. Gary Kubitz (CRCDS '15), recently named pastor at the United Methodist Church in Voorheesville, NY, organized an interdenominational prayer vigil for peace and understanding. Rev. Kubitz wanted to bring people together to fight against injustice and to work together toward peace, while acknowledging diversity among groups.

Click here to read the article:

Click here to read the article:

https://altamontenterprise.com/08022016/new-pastor-hold-vigil-hotaling-park