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Graduation 2014: Fellowship and Prize Recipients

Ms. Sandra Larragoiti with GTF Provost, Dr. Linda Morgan

Ms. Sandra Larragoiti Vera with GTF Provost, Dr. Linda Morgan

2014 Fellowships

The Canon John Macquarrie Fellowship in Philosophical Theology was awarded to Ms. Sandra Eileen Larragoiti Vera for her doctoral thesis, entitled “Post-Eucharistic Participation: Answers from Santa Teresa de Avila’s work, Exclamaciones (Soliloquies), ‘A Hemeneutic Phenomenological Study’”.  She graduated this year with the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

Sheikh Safwat Morsy Mahgoob with GTF Provost, Dr. Linda Morgan

Sheikh Safwat Morsy Mahgoob with GTF Provost, Dr. Linda Morgan

The Imam Malik Fellowship in Islamic Studies was awarded to Sheikh Safwat Ali Morsy Mahgoob for his doctoral thesis, entitled, “The Islamic Discourse and the Changing Reality”.  He graduated this year with the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

2014 Prizes

Chaplain Diane D. Kreslins, BCC, with GTF Provost, Dr. Linda Morgan

Chaplain Diane D. Kreslins, BCC, with GTF Provost, Dr. Linda Morgan

The Dorothy Day Prize in Pastoral Care and Counseling was awarded to Chaplain Diane D. Kreslins, BCC, for her exit project entitled, “Instruction Manual on the Interdisciplinary Approach to Quality Spiritual Care in Oncology Palliative Care”.  She graduated this year with the degree of Master of Pastoral Counseling.

Ms. Julie Leavitt with GTF Provost, Dr. Linda Morgan

Ms. Julie Leavitt with GTF Provost, Dr. Linda Morgan

The Rabbi Samuel Cohen Prize in Jewish Studies was awarded to Ms. Julie Leavitt for her exit project entitled, “Embodied Jewish Spiritual Direction”.  She graduated this year with the degree of Doctor of Ministry.

The Rev. Samuel Olobunmi Oloyede, with GTF Provost, Dr. Linda Morgan

The Rev. Samuel Olobunmi Oloyede, with GTF Provost, Dr. Linda Morgan

The President Jimmy Carter Prize in Conflict Resolution was awarded to The Rev. Samuel Olobunmi Oloyede for his exit project completed by coursework as the “Foundation Institute: Clinical Psychotherapy and the Nature of Ministry”.  He graduated this year with the degree of Master of Mediation.

The Ibn Taymiyya Prize in Islamic Studies was awarded to Mr. Mersad Imamovic for his exit project entitled, “Islamic Weekend School (Mekteb): The Case of Bosniak Diaspora (1906-2014) Curriculum: Teaching Methodology and Didactic Principles”.  He graduated in absentia with the degree of Master of Theology.

The Archdiocese of New York Prize in Catholic Studies was awarded to Sister Carmen Maldonado, S.S.C., for her exit project entitled, “Canonical Form of Marriage: History and Theology”.  She graduated in absentia with the degree of Master of Tribunal Studies.