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beginJanuary 2011
2011 Spring Lectureship Series
 

Dr. Tan

  • Guest speaker: Dr. Siang Yang Tan
  • Dr. Tan is Professor of Psychology in the Graduate School of Psychology at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California
  • Lectureship Dates: January 18-20
  • Chapel presentations:
  • Tuesday--6 p.m.
    Wednesday--11 a.m.
    Thursday 9:30 a.m.
  • SAC-sponsored luncheon followed by Q&A with Dr. Tan on Thursday, January 20.
  • See bulletin boards for details. 
     
Where in the World is Dr. Klaus?


  • January 2-13: Holy Land trip
  • January 20-22: Plenary speaker for the new Presidents Seminar for the Association of Theological Schools, San Antonio, Texas 

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SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY
FOR M.DIV. STUDENTS

  • The fund for Theological Education (FTE)Scholarship Recipient has a "Ministry Fellows" program which provides 20 awards of $10,000 each to full-time M.Div students who have completed one semester of seminary.
  • Good candidates have imagination, vision, capacity for critical thinking, good communications skills, and a minimum seminary GPA of 3.3
  • Must be U.S. or Canadian citizen; age 35 or younger.
  • For full information, see www.fteleaders.org
  • Application must be completed and sumitted by March 1, 2011.

 

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Academic News

Great Course Opportunity!
  • Dr. Steve Badger's course: BOT Genesis   1-11 and Science
  • Thursdays, 2:00-4:45 p.m.
  • How should Christians view these Scriptures in light of contemporary science?
  • Dr. Badger teaches science at Evangel University. 
 
Improve Your Writing!
  • Graduate work can be frustrating if yourWriting hand academic writing competency is not where it should be. We recommend the following options depending on the level of help you need:
  1. Have a fellow student edit your written assignments and coach you on how to improve.
  2. Enroll in THE 531 Theological Writing.  Receive a total of 12 hours of classroom instruction and up to 20 hours of one-to-one coaching. This one-hour, non-credit course, is offered in the spring semester at half the regular tuition rate.

 

Counseling Practicum
  • If you will begin your first counseling practicum in Summer 2011, please make an appointment to meet with Dr. Angela Reid in January or February.
Winter Weather
  • In the rare event that classes are cancelled due to severe winter weather, the major television and radio stations Ice Covered Carin Springfield will be notified that the Assemblies of God Theological Seminary has cancelled classes.  Before calling the seminary, listen for such announcments.
  • In the event of inclement weather, students may call the weather hotline to find out if classes have been cancelled or delayed:  417-269-1051
Student Appointments with Faculty
  • Sign up on the appointment forms posted by office doors.Calendar
  • If off-campus, email the faculty secretary, Marlene Call or call 417-268-1070.
  • Email faculty by using their first initial and last names as in this example: cself@agts.edu

New Year's Day Holiday

  • AGTS will be closed on Friday, December 31, 2010 for the New Year's Day holiday.

Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

  • AGTS will be closed on Monday, January 17 in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. holiday.

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Registrar's News

Spring Course Changes
  • Final DeadlineFinal DeadlineTuesday, January 18 is the final deadline to make spring course changes.
  • Tuition refund policy for spring courses:
    • 90% January 4-10
       
      80% January 11-18
      70% January 19-27

       

Free Audit for Spouses

Summer/Fall Registration

  • Registration is Monday-Friday, Register NowFebruary 28-March 4.
  • Summer graduates should plan to register early that week.

 

 

Fall 2010 Grades

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Business Office News 
 

 

Deferred Payment Dates

  • Deferred payments for the spring semester are due on or before January 3, Paid StampFebruary 15, and March 15.
  • Payments must be received in the Business Office on or before these dates in order to avoid the $25 per month late fee.

Scholarship Applications for Fall 2011

  • Scholarship applications for the fall semester are available in the Dollar SignBusiness Office in January.
  • The forms must be completed and submitted by 4:30 p.m. on January 31.
  • Awards will be determined by the Scholarship Committee and scholarship notifications made by March 1.

Spring 2011 Scholarships

  • Scholarships for the spring term will post to student accounts by the first of February.
  • If you are a recipient, please review your February account statement carefully to make sure that the award and the accurate amount have been posted.
  • Please report any discrepancies to the Business Office as soon as possible.  

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Student Life News 

Ladies Nite Out--February 4 

  • Girls Nite OutHold the date for an exciting time with other ladies from the AGTS community
  • Watch your mailbox for more details.

Building Security

  • For the safety of our students, AGTS is a secure building.
  • A Safe PlacePlease do not open the doors to allow strangers into the building.  Any individual who is not a current student, staff member, faculty, or administrarator is asked to report to the front desk and sign in. 
  • Thank you for your help in keeping our community safe.

Spring Library Hours

  • Spring Library hours begin Monday, January 3
    • Monday-Friday          9:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    • Saturday                    10 a.m. -6:00 p.m.
    • Sunday                       Closed
  • Library cart with booksAny exceptions to this schedule over the course of the semester will be posted in advance.

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Financial Aid News

 

2010-2011 Student Loans 

  • To apply for 2010-11 student loans:
    • Have the following items available:
      • Your Department of Education PIN number
      • Your Social Security Number
      • Your Driver's License
      • A copy of your 2009 income taxes
      • Click on "Fill out a FAFSA" 
         

         
        After completing the FAFSA, submit your request with your PIN number.  (The PIN serves as an electronic signature and your FAFSA will be sent to the Financial Aid Office).
         
Deadline for Late Spring Loans
  • February 15, 2011 is the dealine to secure a Direct Loan for the Spring 2010 term. 

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Enrollment News

 
  • Guerreiro_MMario Guerreiro will be at Northwest University, Kirkland, Washington, on January 26.
  • Mario Guerreiro will be speaking in chapel at Trinity Bible College in Ellendale, North Dakota on January 14.
  • Luke James will represent AGTS at the Kansas State University Graduate Fair on January 26 in Manhattan, Kansas. 

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In This Issue
Spring Lectureship
Academic News
Registrar's News
Business News
Student Life News
Financial Aid News
Enrollment News
Faculty Ministry

Faculty Ministry 
 Dr. Stephen Lim

Dr. Stephen Lim

 

December 5: Televised interview on Dr. Wayde and Ros Goodall's prgram, Inspiring Life, on the topic of "Evangelism through Universal Felt Needs."

 

 

December 12: Televised interview on Dr. Wayde and Ros Goodall's prgram, Inspiring Life, on the topic of "Making Disciples."

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