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Ken J. Walden

Dr. Ken Walden

We would like to congratulate GTF alumnus, Dr. Ken J. Walden, on his election to the position of President-Dean of Gammon Theological Seminary located in Atlanta, Georgia.  Established in 1883, Gammon is one of the 13 United Methodist Seminaries and works in collaboration with the Interdenominational Theological Center (ITC), a consortium of five predominately African-American seminaries in Atlanta and the largest free-standing African-American theological school in the United States.  We wish Dr. Walden all the best in his new position.


quantum psychoanalysis

Dr. Gerald J. Gargiulo (Ph.D. 2003) has won the Gravida Award for 2017, from the National Association for The Advancement of Psychoanalysis, for his text: Quantum Psychoanalysis Essay on Physics, Mind and Analysis Today.   Congratulations to Dr. Gargiulo!



Dr. Dan Liechty

Illinois State University, School of Social Work faculty member, Professor Dan Liechty has been named as a College of Arts and Science Distinguished Lecturer for the 2018-19 academic year. Liechty was selected by a subcommittee of the College Council and this the the highest honor awarded by the College based on faculty scholarship. His work has stood out among that of a number of outstanding scholars in the College.  Congratulations to GTF alumnus, Dr. Dan Liechty (D.Min., 1994) on this great honor!


DOC presentation, Dr. Marcel Okonkwo

Rev. Dr. Okonkwo

Congratulations to Rev. Dr. Marcel Okonkwo (Ph.D. 2017), on the recent publication of two books.  Rebranding the Culture of Education: Nigerian multi-ethnic perspectivesis the product of his doctoral thesis.   Elements of a Successful School  is the product of his five years of research/study on the ways to manage and administer a successful school.


The Ministry of the Shepherd

Congratulations to Cletus Chukwudi Imo (Ph.D. 2013) on his recent publication of,  The Ministry of the Shepherd and the Church in Africa.  

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