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Lecture and SAC Lunch with Dr. Roger Olson


Monday, November 11

  • Lecture:
    • 11:00 a.m.-12:15 the Seymour Chapel at AGTS
    • Topic: "Why Calvinism is Not a Transcript of the Gospel"
  • SAC Lunch and Q&A with Dr. Olson
    • 12:15 p.m in the Great Hall at AGTS
  • Dr. Olson is the Foy Valentine Professor of Christian Theology and Ethics at Truett Theological Seminary at Baylor University and the author of The Story of Christian Theology: Twenty Centuries of Tradition and Reform, which received a Gold Medallion from the Evangelical Christian Publishers Association in 1999. Olson and Stanley Grenz authored the book entitled, Who Needs Theology? 

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Center for Holy Land Studies


Tuesday, October 29, 11:00 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • Come and go luncheon in the Great Hall at AGTS to learn more about the opportunities to do a study  abroad trip.
  • Student scholarships are available on first-come-first-serve basis.
  • Several trip options:
    • Israel/Jordan
    • Turkey/Greece/Italy
    • Israel/Jordan/Greece/Turkey/Italy
    • 5-week Summer Institute
  • For further details, visit the Center for Holy Lands Studies or attend the luncheon on October 29.
  • Scholarship application available online.
  Experience AGTS
  • Friday, November 8, 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Come experience Knowledge on Fire at AGTS
  • $1500 scholarship givaway for new applicants.
  • Turn in your application for app fee waiver and a chance to win!
  • Enjoy great food, entertainment by Skinny Improv, and worship led by students.

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  Horton Lectureship Series
  • Dr. Russell P. Spittler will present two lectures during the Stanley Horton Pentecostal Heritage Lectureship  Series.
    • Ph.D. New Testament, Harvard University
    • Former Provost at Vanguard University and Fuller Theological Seminary
  • November 19 and 20 at 10:00-10:50 a.m. at the Spence Chapel at EU. 

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Where in the World is
Dr. Klaus? 
  • November 2: AGTS Pillars of the Faith Celebration honoring Dr. Jesse Miranda, Vanguard University, Costa Mesa, California
  • November 3-5: Executive Leadership Meetings, Newport Beach, California.
  • November 6: Inauguration of Dr. Mark Labberton, President of Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasedena, California
  • November 14-16: ATS focused site visit at AGTS

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2013 Alumni Phonathon 

  • On September 9-10, students, faculty, administrators, and staff members called over 2,100 alumni for the 11th Annual Alumni Phonathon. It was the strongest  volunteer participation since 2008!
  • Almost $19,000 has come in or been pledged, almost $3,000 ahead of Phonathon commitments and contributions at this time last year.
  • Local businesses contributed nearly $1,900 worth of free meals, tickets, coupons, and other free items as gifts for student callers.
Dates to Remember 
  • Daylight Savings ends: Sunday, November 3. Don't forget to set your clocks back one hour.
  • Spring Registration: November 4-8
  • Thanksgiving Holiday: November 28-29

Public Safety


 Safe Walk Program
  • EU Public Safety provides 24-hour escort service to your car.           
  • To request an escort, call 417-865-2815, extension 7000.

Library Databases for Research


  • HathiTrustMore than 3.3 millions public domain research quality books are avaialbe here.
  • Scirus: The most comprehensive scientific research tool on the web.
  • BASE (Bielefeld Academic Search Engines): BASE is one of the world's most voluminous search engines, especially for academic open access web resources.
Academic News  


Required Course for M.Div. and M.A.C.M. 

  • PTH/MCS 556 Field Education Research Project.
    • Will be offered in a classroom so that students will receive regular faculty guidance and student interaction.
    • Taught by Dr. Randy Walls

Improve Your Writing!

  • Graduate work can be frustrating if your academic writing competency is not where is should be. We recommend the following options depending on the level of help you need:
    • Have a fellow student edit your written assignments and coach you on how to improve.
    • Enroll in RES 512 Acedemic Writing.  Recieve a total of 13 hours of classroom instruction in a weekend module and up to 20 hours of one-to-one coaching. This one-credit course will be offered in the spring semester at half the regular tuition rate. Be sure to sign up early for spring.

Attention Fall Graduatescap

  • Monday, November 18--Date for comprehensive examinations

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Registrar's Office


Registration Notice

  • Registration for the 2014 Spring semester is scheduled for the week of November

Academic Records



Questions? The student portal provides 24/7 access to your acedemic schedule, degree audits, and grades.  


Graduation Information (May 2014)  

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Business Office News 

Billing Statements

  • Scholarships and tuition discounts for the fall posted to student accounts in September. Please review your next billing statement carefully.
  • If you are expecting an award for the fall and it does not appear on your statement, or if the amount shown seems incorrect, please contact the Business Office.

Deferred Payment ScheduleDollar Sign

  • Deferred payment plan remittal is due by November 15.
  • Past due accounts are subject to a $25 per month late fee.

Spring Endowment Scholarships 

  • Award notifications will be sent out on or before December 15.

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Financial Aid NewsBullock_Amanda


Need assistance with Financial  Aid Questions?
  • Contact Amanda Teel by email or call  

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Library News 

Thanksgiving AGTS Library Hours 

  • Wed, Nov. 27: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.library

  • Thurs, Nov. 28: Closed

  • Fri-Sat, Nov. 29-30: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

  • Sun, Dec. 1: Closed 

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In This Issue
Experience AGTS!
Where is Dr. Klaus?
Alumni Phonathon
Dates to Remember
Public Safety
Business News
Financial Aid News
Library News
Events at a Glance

Faculty News


James Hernando


November 19-21: Will attend the Evangelical Theological Society's annual conference in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Paul Lewis


October 17-19: Attended the Christian Business Faculty Association with his wife, Evelyn, in Bourbonnais, Illinois.


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Lois Olena


September 25-28: Conducted a site visit at Southeastern University in preparation for the 2014 Society for Pentecostal Studies annual meeting.


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Charlie Self


November 14-15: Will be the keynote speaker for the Kern Pastoral Network Leaders, Akron, Ohio. 


November 18-21: Will present a paper at the Evangelical Theological Society meeting in Baltimore, Maryland.

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Events at a Glance


October 29:
Come and go luncheon with the Holy Lands Study Center, 11:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.
October 30: Center for Islamic Studies Coloquium, 1:00-2:30 p.m. Room 114
November 8: Experience AGTS, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at AGTS; event geared for prospective students
November 11: Dr. Olson lectureship, 11:00 a.m. in Seymour Chapel at AGTS followed by SAC luncheon in Great Hall for Q&A session
November 19 and 20: Horton Pentecostal Heritage Lectureship with Dr. Russell Spittler, 10:00-10:50 a.m. at Spence Chapel, EU

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