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New Students

Applicants who signed the privacy statement on their application form and were subsequently accepted to the GTF are excluded from lists of newly accepted students released each month.

Mr. Riad Ali is a new student in the Ph.D. in Islamic Studies degree program.  He received both a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree from Ohio University.  He also received certification in Computer Science from Kent State University.

Deacon Juan Carlos Ayala is in the Bachelor of Theology deacon’s track degree program.  He studied Diaconal Formation at the Roman Catholic Diocese of Corpus Christi and was ordained as a deacon.  Deacon Ayala received a diploma in Pastoral Theology from the University of St. Thomas and now serves as a chaplain.

Imam Shafi Aziz has recently entered the Bachelor of Theology in Islamic Studies degree program.  He has studied in Islamic colleges in Kenya  over the past years and currently serves as an Imam and Director of Islamic Affairs.

Pastor Natt Friday has been accepted into the Doctor of Psychology degree program.  He has studied at Oral Roberts University where he received his Master of Theology degree.  His MBA degree was earned in Business Administration from the University of St. Thomas.  Pastor Friday later received a Master of Education from the University of Minnesota and also his MPA in the field of Public Affairs.

Rev. Fr. Cyprian Ihedoro has enrolled in the Doctor of Ministry in Pastoral Care degree program.  He received a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Bigard Memorial Seminary in Nigeria and another Bachelor’s degree in Theology from Seat of Wisdom Major Seminary in Nigeria.  Rev. Ihedoro’s Master’s degree in Pastoral Theology was earned at St. Paul’s University in Canada.  He is currently a parish priest.

Ms. Vickie Love has entered our ABD Ph.D. program.  Her Bachelor degree in Communications was earned from the University of Alabama and also her Master of Public Administration.  She has also studied Public Policy and Administration at Walden University.

Mrs. Victoria Nnanna has joined us as a student in our Doctor of Education degree program.  She received a Nigeria Certificate in Education from Ahmadu Bello University, Institute of Education.  Her Bachelor of Education in Guidance and Counseling was also earned at Ahmadu Bello University in Kano, Nigeria.  She completed her Master of Education at University of Lagos, and has studied Supervision and Evaluation at Kean University in New Jersey.  She is currently a teacher of mathematics.

Ms. Susan K. Parker, LPC, LMFT is now enrolled at the GTF as a student in the Doctor of Psychology degree program.  She earned a Bachelor of Science from Northern Michigan University and a Master of Education from the University of Texas.  Ms. Parker is currently a Director of Pastoral Care at a Catholic Church and has a private practice as a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

Rev. Fr. Eric Anthony Thompson is now a student in the Doctor of Mediation degree  program.  His Master of Arts in security Management was earned at Loughborough University in the United Kingdom, and his Postgraduate Diploma in Law & Legal Studies was earned at the University of Huddersfield in the U.K.  Rev. Thompson’s Bachelor of Theology was awarded by Thorneloe University School of Theology in Canada.  He is currently a Priest in Charge.

2 Responses to New Students

  • ERIC . A THOMPSON says:

    I am the holder of the following Degrees:

    1. Bachelor of Theology – B.Th. Thorneloe University, Canada
    2. Bachelor of Laws- LLB ( Hons.), University of Northumbria, New Castle, England, UK
    3. Master of Arts in Legal Studies- M.A. (Legal Studies),University of Huddersfield, England, UK
    4. Master of Arts in Security Management, Loughborough University, England, UK
    5. Postgraduate Diploma in Law, University of Huddersfield, England, UK
    6. Diploma in Theology, Codrington College, Barbados, W.I

    The Rev. Fr. Eric Anthony Thompson