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New Models program at CRCDS awarded $50,000 grant to expand programs

The Association of Theological Schools Educational Models and Practices in Theological Education has awarded the New Models program at CRCDS a $50,000 grant. The  one-year grant will assist in the development for the department's Community Learning Platform (CLP). The...
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“With Liberty and Justice for All” by CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle

In a recent post to the Democrat and Chronicle's Unite Rochester blog, "With Liberty and Justice for All," CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle wrote: "In his second Inaugural Address delivered in 2013 President Barack Obama invoked a phrase that has remained...
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CRCDS Professor Dr. John R. Tyson publishes tenth book

CRCDS Professor of Church History and Director of United Methodist Studies Dr. John R. Tyson has published his tenth book, The Great Athanasius, a glimpse into the life and work of one of the most dynamic pastor-theologians of the fourth century. Through a close study...
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“Connections” features CRCDS Spring Lectures in hour-long broadcast

WXXI radio show "Connections" host Evan Dawson spoke with two of the CRCDS Spring lecturers discussing the theme, "When I was in Prison...Restoring Dignity and Justice" on April 12, 2017. CRCDS President Dr. Marvin McMickle also joined the one-hour discussion. Maurice...
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CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle blog post: “Does Trump Have a Strategy?”

Following the recent chemical attacks on Syrian civilians, CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle shared his thoughts in the "Unite Rochester" blog in the Rochester, New York Democrat and Chronicle. Read the piece here:...
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“When Will We Ever Learn?” by CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle

In a recent "Unite Rochester" blog post regarding the recent attack on Syria by the United States, CRCDS President Dr. Marvin A. McMickle wrote: "I am a devoted follower of the teachings of Martin Luther King, Jr. At the heart of those teachings is his view that...
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CRCDS Stands in Support of our Jewish Brothers and Sisters

Members of Colgate Rochester Crozer Divinity School, including faculty, students and alumni/ae attended a "Rally Against Anti-Semitism" yesterday in Brighton, NY, joining almost 150 people to decry hate crimes taking place locally and across the nation against the...
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Special Announcement from CRCDS

Dear Friends, Last May, the CRCDS Board of Trustees voted unanimously to enter into an agreement to sell the current CRCDS campus on South Goodman Street in Rochester, NY.  This decision was the culmination of two decades of conversations and discussions about the...
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Dr. Sally Dodgson (CRDS ’84) passes away

Beloved CRCDS friend, supporter, historian and alumna Dr. Sally L. Dodgson (CRDS ’84) passed away peacefully on March 6, 2017 after a long illness. She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Dr. Kenneth V. Dodgson (CRDS '48) and three daughters, Margaret (Kim),...
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Join us! The CRCDS School for Christian Leadership offers new learning opportunites

The School for Christian Leadership at CRCDS now offers three paths for learning: in a traditional classroom setting, learning together with a cohort group, and online! Classes meet one Saturday per month, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. from September to April. Classes are an...
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Jun 2 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Everson Museum of Art
It didn’t look like the Annual Meeting schedule was going to permit us to host our luncheon, but thankfully we are able to make it happen. Come join CRCDS Alumni/ae and Friends for lunch, conversation[...]
Jun 5 @ 8:30 am – Jun 16 @ 12:00 pm
Our Summer Intensives are about to begin. We look forward to welcoming our Doctor of Ministry students to campus from June 5th through June 16th. Several of our Masters students will be on campus for a[...]
Jul 1 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Join us for our CRCDS-hosted dinner on Saturday, July 1st at 5:00 pm. Tickets are $30.00 per person.  For more information on the Summit, visit http://americanbaptists2017/weebly.com/ Don’t forget to stop by the CRCDS table!