Class of 2019 Graduates From Southwest

Bishop Carlye Hughes: “The greatest gift that you can bring is yourself.” Seminary of the Southwest held commencement ceremonies on May 21 and 22 – an evening service of Holy Eucharist on Tuesday and a morning prayer service with the 68th Commencement exercises on Wednesday – to recognize and celebrate graduating students and award degrees … read more

Kathryn “Kai” Ryan Ordained Bishop Suffragan of Texas

The Rt. Rev. Kathryn “Kai” McCrossen Ryan, Seminary of the Southwest alumna and current seminary trustee, was ordained and consecrated as 11th bishop suffragan of the Diocese of Texas on June 1, 2019, at a festive Eucharist service at Westover Hills Church of Christ in Austin. The Most Rev. Michael B. Curry, presiding bishop of […]

Jennifer Owens-Jofré Appointed Director of Latino/Hispanic Studies

Dr. Jennifer Owens-Jofré has been appointed the new director of Latino/Hispanic Studies at Seminary of the Southwest, following a meeting of the Board of Trustees on May 21, 2019. “We welcome Dr. Jennifer Owens-Jofré into the position of professor and director of Latino/Hispanic Studies,” said Dr. Scott Bader-Saye, academic dean. “Her training and experience will […]

Southwest Welcomes Two New Counseling Faculty

The Loise Henderson Wessendorff Center for Christian Ministry and Vocation at Seminary of the Southwest (the Center) announces the appointment of two new faculty, Marlon Johnson and Dr. Maria Spellings, and a new director, Dr. Gena Minnix, assistant professor of counselor education at Southwest, who takes the place of retiring director the Rev. Dave Scheider, […]

The Rev. Dave Scheider To Retire

The Very Rev. Cynthia Briggs Kittredge, dean and president, recently announced the upcoming retirement of the Rev. Dave Scheider, Director of the Loise Henderson Wessendorff Center for Christian Ministry and Vocation and Lecturer in Counseling, Chaplaincy, and Spirituality. Her statement reads: It is with enormous gratitude – and great sadness – that I announce that […]

Southwest Announces 19–20 Crump/BRSG Visiting Professor

The Rev. Dr. Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan to serve in ongoing partnership between Southwest and Black Religious Scholars Group Seminary of the Southwest and the Black Religious Scholars Group, Inc. (BRSG) announce that the Rev. Cheryl A. Kirk-Duggan will be the Crump Visiting Professor and Black Religious Scholars Group Scholar-in-Residence for the 2019–2020 academic year at […]

The Rev. John Floberg Delivers 2019 Harvey Lecture

On Monday, March 25, Seminary of the Southwest welcomed the Rev. John Floberg, supervising priest for three Episcopal congregations at Standing Rock Sioux Nation, to give the 2019 Harvey Lecture. Floberg gave a personal account of his experiences leading The Episcopal Church’s support efforts for water protectors at Standing Rock in November 2016, organizing a […]

Southwest Transfer Options for Argosy Students

Seminary of the Southwest is ready to welcome Argosy University Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling transfer students.  We know this is a stressful time for you, and we want to make it as easy as possible for you to finish your degree. We are here to help. Our CACREP accredited program will allow […]