Welcome New Members: Faulkner University, St. Jerome’s University, and Wilson University

Please join us in welcoming our new members who joined in February 2017. We would like to take this opportunity to help you get to know these institutions better.

Institutional Member Faulkner University, Montgomery, Alabama

In 1942, Montgomery Bible College, today known as Faulkner University, was established to provide preacher training and education in the Christian tradition. The Kearley Graduate School of Theology within Faulkner University offers master’s and doctoral degree programs in Biblical Studies, both of which may be completed fully online. Faulkner also hosts the F. Furman Kearley Conference for Biblical Scholarship to promote scholarly research in biblical studies among scholars within the Church of Christ.

The Gus Nichols Library contains over 300,000 volumes and provides both collaborative and quiet study spaces for students. In addition, the library offers various electronic databases and curates lists of online resources that students may find helpful for research.

Institutional Member St. Jerome’s University, Waterloo, Ontario

St. Jerome’s University is a public Roman Catholic university federated with the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada. Founded in 1865, St. Jerome’s University was established to serve German-speaking Roman Catholics in the area.

The collections of the Library at St. Jerome’s University include books, periodical, and audiovisual and electronic resources. The Archives house the historical records of the University and those of its founding religious order, the Ontario-Kentucky Province of the Congregation of the Resurrection as well as the parish registers of St. Agatha Church.

Affiliate Member Wilson University, Elk Grove, California

Apostolic School of Theology is moving towards acquiring its own regional accreditation and has recreated itself as Wilson University. This institution offers online courses to students seeking an apostolic, Bible-centered education.

Wilson University’s vision is to be “the premier apostolic Pentecostal university” and to cultivate students for service in the church and the global community. The online courses at Wilson are facilitated by web conferencing, discussion forums, recordings of class sessions, and an online student portal. The Wilson University Library supports the work of the university by providing access to electronic collections and online resources that distance students can use.

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