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CommuniquÉ—February 2010
News and Information for the AGTS Community


Each One Pray One

  • Coming in March!
  • Join the AGTS Community for the Each One Pray One prayer campaign on March 8 and 9
    from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. We anticipate every member of the AGTS Community (students, staff, faculty, administration) to commit at least one hour to call and pray for AGTS alumni, their families, and their
    ministries.
  • Your participation can make a difference in someone’s life.
  • Please see Mary in the Development Office to sign up and reserve your space today! Or sign
    up online at http://www.agts.edu/partners/ each_one_pray_one.html

AGTS Golf Tournament

  • Make plans now for the 3rd Annual AGTS Golf Tournament to be held April 29 at 10 a.m. at Deer Lake Golf Course in Springfield, Missouri.
  • All proceeds will go to studentscholarships.
  • Special pricing will be available for AGTS alumni and students—including a special price for 2010 AGTS graduates!
  • Please contact Mary in the Development Office at development@agts.edu or 268-1012 for more
    details.

Girls' Nite Out Chinese Style

  • All women from the AGTS community are invited to attend an evening of fun and fellowship.
  • Friday, February 5, 7-9 p.m. at AGTS
  • Enjoy a soup and salad supper, door prizes,scholarship give-away, and inspiration.
  • Childcare facilitated at Central Assembly—RESERVATION REQUIRED!
  • RSVP your attendance and childcare needs by noon, Thursday, February 4.
  • Call Norma Davies at 268-1000 or email her at ndavies@agts.edu

THE 512 — Theological Writing

  • Successful graduate studies depend heavily on writing competence. Take this course if your academic writing skills need enhancing.
  • The first session of this one-credit course occurs on Friday, January 29 from 3:00-6:00 p.m. Other sessions are scheduled for February 19, March 19, and April 9. It’s not too late to register!
  • Students may receive up to 20 hours of personal editing and coaching as a “value added” benefit.

AGTS Game Night

  • SAC will sponsor a game night at AGTS on Friday, February 12; 6-9p.m. in the Great Hall.
  • Bring a board game to share and invite a friend to join in the fun.
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Academic News
Jan Maempa—dean@agts.edu or 268-1014
Norma Simmons—faculty@agts.edu or 268-1070

Fall 2010 Practicums

  • Fall practicums (excluding Intercultural Ministry practicums) must be approved and processed by February 2-5.
  • Applications are available from the Faculty Secretary.

Attention Spring Graduates

  • Comprehensive examinations and the deadline for submitting analytical reflection papers is Monday, March 8.
  • Guidelines available at www.agts.edu
  • Contact the Faculty Secretary if you have any questions.

Spring Study Week

  • Mark your calendar for Spring Study Week: February 22-26
  • Use this week to catch up on reading and writing papers.

 

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Registrar's News
Geneva Heiskell—records@agts.edu or 268-1025
Sarah Clark—registrar@agts.edu or 268-1025

Summer & Fall Registration

  • March 1-5
  • Check email for details.
  • Schedule appointment with faculty advisor beginning February 18.
  • Graduates should plan to register early to ensure enrollment.

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Flo Byerly—fbyerly@agts.edu or 268-1028

To apply for 2010—2011 Student Loans

  • Have on hand the following:  
    • Your Dept. of Ed. PIN Number  
    • Your Social Security Number 
    • Your driver's livense
    • A  copy of your 2009 Income T axes
  • Go online to www.FAFSA.ed.gov Click on: "Fill out a FAFSA"
    • After completing the FAFSA, submit your request with your Pin number.
    • (The Pin serves as an electronic signature and your FAFSA  will be sent to the Financial Aid Office)

Deadline for Late Spring Loans

  • February 20 is the deadline to secure a Stafford Loan for the spring 2010 term
  • Forms are available at www.agts.edu

Deadline for Summer Loans

  • Priority Deadline: March 6
  • Final Deadline: March 20
  • If you received financial aid this semester, just complete a summer student loan data sheet. If not, the following documents are available in the Financial Aid Office or online at www.agts.edu and must be
    received by the deadline:
    • FAFSA (2010-2011) must be completed/processed by Central Processor
    • Financial Aid application
    • Summer student load data sheet
    • Federal Stafford Loan Master Promissory Note (only one MPN while attending AGTS is required)
    • Work Study application, if interested

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Steve Miramonti—businessoffice@agts.edu or 268-1035

Deferred Payment Dates

  • Deferred payments for the spring semester are due on or before February 15 and March 15.
  • Payments must be received in the Business Office on or before these dates in order to avoid the $25 per month late fee.

Scholarship Applications for Fall 2010

  • Scholarship applications for the fall semester are available in the Business Office in January.
  • The forms must be completed and submitted by 4:30 p.m.on January 29.
  • Awards will be determined by the Scholarship Committee and scholarship notifications made by
    March 1.

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Student Life
Treasa Edmond—studentservices@agts.edu or 268-1081

AGTS Blood Drive

  • AGTS will sponsor a blood drive on February 2 from 12:00-5:00 p.m. in Room 225 and 226.
  • Donate blood; give life.

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Enrollment Office
Linda Smith—info@agts.edu 268-1031

  • Dr. Charlie Self and Stephen Faircloth will be recruiting at Drury University, February 1.
  • Mario Guerreiro will be representing AGTS at the National Men’s Ministries Leadership Conference in
    Branson, Missouri, February 4-6.
  • Amanda Bullock will be recruiting at Ecclesia College in Springdale, Arkansas on February 9.
  • Stephen Faircloth will be representing AGTS at the Missouri State University Career Expo on February 18.

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Faculty Writing

  • Dr. Angela Reid
    • Had an article published in the December 2009 Pentecostal Messenger titled “Detoxing
      Christmas.”

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Faculty News

  • Roger Cotton
    • December 27—Preached at Hillside Assembly in Ripon, Wisconsin
  • Angela Reid
    • December 12—Performed the wedding ceremony of AGTS students, Joshua Lanham and Jennifer Wilcox.
  • Deborah Gill
    • January—Attended the Lausanne U. S. in Dallas as a member of that committee.

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Where in the World is Dr. Klaus?

  • February 7—Preaching at Central Assembly of God in Springfield, Missouri
  • February 10-12—Financial Viability Conference sponsored by the Association of Theological Schools, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • February 17-18—AGTS Board of Director’s meeting, Springfield, Missouri

Updated: Thursday, August 19, 2010 11:21 AM

 
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