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New Students

Miss Patricia St. Bernard has enrolled in the Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Pastoral Psychotherapy program.  Miss St. Bernard received both a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master of Science degree from University of the West Indies.  She also studied and received a diploma in Theological Studies from Codrington College, Barbados.  She currently serves as a Deputy Regional Director and is a member of several professional organizations.

Rabbi Hannah Nathans has chosen to pursue her Doctor of Ministry in Jewish Spiritual Direction.  She received a Master’s degree from Vrije Universiteit in the Netherlands and a Masters from Universiteit van Amsterdam in Hebrew Language and Culture.  Rabbi Nathans received a certificate in Spiritual Direction from Lev Shomea Institute for Jewish Spiritual Direction and her Rabinnic Ordination from Aleph Alliance for Jewish Renewal in Pennsyhlvania.  She holds membership in several professional organizations.

Mr. Nathan Knutson is a new student in the Doctor of Sacred Music program.  His Bachelor of Music degree was earned at the University of Nebraska, and his Master of Music was awarded from Cleveland Institute of Music/Case Western Reserve University.  He holds membership in professional organizations and serves as Music Director for his diocese.

Mahmoud Ahmed Khalifa Omar has entered the Doctor of Philosophy in Islamic Studies program.  He received his Bachelor’s degree from Al-Azhar University in Egypt and his Master’s from Islam University of North America.  He is currently an Imam/Teacher and holds memberships in professional organizations.


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