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Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York Declares Itself a Sanctuary Seminary

Students, Faculty, Staff, Administration and Board of Trustees Stand Together to Adopt Sanctuary Protections NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 10, 2017—Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York continues to speak out against the Trump Administration’s…
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Women of Spirit Lecture: Live Stream

  Tune in for a live Stream of The Seventh Annual Judith Davidson Moyers Women of Spirit Lecture featuring Winona LaDuke. Ms. LaDuke is a rural development economist and author working on issues of indigenous economics, food, and energy policy.…

New York Times: A Slave Sale Changed Her Retirement Plans

In January, Union launched the Encore Transition Program, a semester-long curriculum to help retired and older adults make a change for the better in their lives, and in the world around them. Onita Estes-Hicks, 80, spoke with the New York…
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2017 Commencement Exercises

Scheduled Events Monday, May 15th Retirement Party for Professor John McGuckin James Memorial Chapel & Social Hall 5:30 pm Tuesday, May 16th Unitarian Universalists Commissioning Lampman Chapel 6 pm Wednesday, May 17th Students of Color Commissioning James…
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Mrs. Rosalind Havemeyer, Board Chair Emerita and Union Medalist, Dies

Rosalind Everdell Havemeyer, the first woman to chair Union Theological Seminary’s Board of Trustees, died peacefully at home on Wednesday, March 8, 2017. She was 99. “Rossie” as she was affectionately known by family, friends and fellow…

One to one with Sheryl McCarthy

Journalist Sheryl McCarthy talks with Rev. Dr. Serene Jones about Union Theological Seminary and her sources of inspiration. In this conversation, they discuss the history of Union, what makes Union students unique, and various public affairs…

Rev. Dr. Serene Jones and Union Theological Seminar are Jones Pilots Today’s World of Religious Scholars

Rev. Dr. Serene Jones was interviewed for the March edition of Women in Higher Education. See below or CLICK HERE to see the full magazine. The interview featuring Dr. Jones is on page 6.
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EPISCOPAL DIVINITY SCHOOL TO PURSUE AFFILIATION WITH UNION

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Cambridge, MA – February 24, 2017 – The Board of Trustees of the Episcopal Divinity School (EDS) today voted to pursue an affiliation with Union Theological Seminary that would create an EDS entity to provide Episcopal…

FAITH IN AMERICA: RELIGION & FAITH IN THE TIME OF TRUMP

New York, NY, (February 13, 2017) On Thursday, February 23rd, Faith in America—a monthly series of public discussions presented and hosted by Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York—welcomes Anthony D. Romero, Executive…

STATEMENT ON TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S IMMIGRATION BAN

STATEMENT BY UNION THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK CONDEMNING THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION’S IMMIGRATION BAN (New York, NY, January 30, 2017) Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York issued the following public statement…
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Trailblazers

Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York celebrates Union’s Black Alumni/ae Trailblazers Join us as we celebrate Union’s Black Alumni/ae Trailblazers who have come before us. Incorporating the Rev. Dr. Henry H. Mitchell…

Tommy Ross, M.A. ’02

What do you do?  I am the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Security Cooperation. I lead an office responsible for overseeing the Department’s policy and strategy relating to U.S. defense engagements with partner nation militaries…

Tinka Harvard, M.Div. ’01

What do you do?  I teach at retreats and workshops combining theology, philosophy, and the arts in an effort to inspire. I’m also a writer, and this spring for the first time I had a short story published by a literary journal. I’ve…

David Cowell, M.Div. ’94

What do you do?  Arguably, bi-vocational ministry is on the leading edge of what ministry looks like now. I am deep in it. I serve as the Manager of Spiritual Care Services at Pathways Home Health and Hospice, the second largest home health…