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The First Year Experience: An Extended Introduction

By Amy E. Steele, MDiv, PhD Assistant Dean for Student Life The First Year experience at Vanderbilt Divinity School is an extension of the New Student Orientation. It is comprised of six sessions that focus on spiritual formation, stewardship, and vocation—or in other words, matters of spiritual grounding, money, and jobs. Perhaps these ideas seem…

Posted by on September 14, 2016 in Feature, , , , , , , , , , ,


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My First Year Experience – Kimberly A. Goins

by Kimberly A. Goins, MTS1 As I reflect upon my first year experience at Vanderbilt University Divinity School, I cannot help but think what I wrote in my personal statement: I want to pursue the master of theological studies degree because I have a myriad of ideas about the connections among politics, racism, social justice, the…

Posted by on November 25, 2015 in First Year Experience, , , , , , , , ,


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The First Year Experience—An Extended Welcome

by Amy E. Steele, MDiv’00; PhD’12 Assistant Dean for Student Life Over time, a group of concerned faculty, staff, and administrators at the Divinity School discussed in the hallways and between meetings about how to enhance the orientation experience for new students. We were asking questions about strengthening writing and research skills, developing more stated…

Posted by on November 18, 2015 in Feature, , , , , , , ,


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