Category Archives: Member News

ATLA Job Board Postings, April 2018

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Member and non-member institutions are invited to post job openings on the ATLA Job Board. Here is a list of the current job openings:

Dr. Brenda Cantu Named Digital Instruction Librarian at the JKM Library

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Submitted by Christine Wenderoth, PhD, Director of the JKM Library

For the first time in eleven years, the JKM Library has a new staff member, Dr. Brenda Cantu. She is the new Digital Instruction Librarian as of February 1, 2018.

Her assignment is to work with faculty, students, the Language Resource and Writing Center (LRWC), IT, and all on campus who use technology to teach and learn. She holds a doctorate in Informational Science from the University of North Texas-Denton. Her dissertation is entitled The Effects of Student-Perceived Instructor Demotivating Behaviors on Doctoral Students’ Information Seeking Behaviors.

ATLA Job Board Postings

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Member and non-member institutions are invited to post job openings on the ATLA Job Board. Here is a list of the current job openings:

Cindy Aalders Named Director of the John Richard Allison Library, Regent College

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Dr. Cindy Aalders has been named Director of the John Richard Allison Library, Regent College, and as Assistant Professor of the History of Christianity, effective May 1, 2018.

Cindy earned an MCS in Spiritual Theology from Regent College in 2002, a ThM in Spiritual Theology in 2007, and her PhD in History from the University of Oxford in 2014. Her research focuses on the spiritual lives and manuscript cultures of eighteenth-century British women, and her book on this topic is forthcoming from Oxford University Press.

ATLA Job Board Postings

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Member and non-member institutions are invited to post job openings on the ATLA Job Board. Here is a list of the current job openings:

Welcome New Members: Allen University, Gevorgian Theological Seminary, and Rabagirana Bible College

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

Institutional Member, Allen University, Columbia, SC

Founded in 1870, Allen University grew out of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church’s desire to educate newly freed slaves and to ensure a well-trained clergy. The University is the only institution of higher learning named for the Right Reverend Richard Allen, the first consecrated Bishop and acknowledged founder of the AME Church.

ATLA Member Publishes Book on Korean Women, Self-Esteem, and Practical Theology

Jaeyeon Lucy Chung, Assistant Professor of Pastoral Theology and Director of the Styberg Library at Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary recently published Korean Women, Self -Esteem, and Practical Theology: Transformative Care

The book is published by Palgrave Macmillan and is included in the Asian Christianity in the Diaspora series, which “aims to provide Asian American theological responses to the complex process of migration and resettlement process of Asian immigrants and refugees.”

New ATLA Institutional Members: Holy Trinity Orthodox Seminary and Canadian Mennonite University

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

Canadian Mennonite University, Winnipeg, MB, Canada

Canadian Mennonite University (CMU) was founded in 2000 as the result of the amalgamation of three colleges: Mennonite Brethren Bible College, Canadian Mennonite Bible College, and Menno Simmons College. In addition to several undergraduate degree programs, CMU offers MA degrees in Theology, Christian Ministry, and Peacebuilding and Collaborative Development.

ATLA Member Featured in ‘Theologians and Philosophers Using Social Media’

Keegan Osinski, Divinity Library Public Services Librarian at Vanderbilt University, was recently published in Theologians and Philosophers Using Social Media: Advice, Tips, and TestimonialsThis book includes over 90 essays from theologians and philosophers on their tips for best practices for social engagement, time management, social media as a resource for scholarship or creativity, technology, and pedagogy.

Editor Thomas Jay Oord teaches at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho, and is an ordained elder in the Church of the Nazarene. He has been thinking about the way leaders in theology, philosophy, biblical studies, and the church use social media. He reached out to a diverse group of theologians and philosophers and invited them to share their experiences. 

Welcome New Institutional Members: St. John’s Seminary and Marist College

Please join us in welcoming our new members who joined in late September and early October. We would like to take this opportunity to help you get to know these institutions better.

Institutional Member, St. John’s Seminary, Camarillo, CA

Named in honor of St. John the Evangelist, St. John’s Seminary opened its doors in 1939 to educate men for the priesthood. The Seminary’s classes focus on theology, scriptural studies, spirituality, and liturgy. The Seminary is within the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the campus has several orange and lemon groves.

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