No one knows about the Perkins student experience more than our own alumni. As a graduate of Perkins, you’ve learned firsthand how this community helps students change and be changed and encourages them to find their purpose. Throughout the country, graduates like you are leaders in the field of vocational ministry and serving in a variety of settings from nonprofit agencies, hospitals, churches, colleges and universities.
The path to choosing the right graduate school for theological training is not always easy, and finding the right fit often requires a little bit of help from others. As we read through applications for the spring 2020 and fall 2020 terms, we are grateful to those of you who have written letters of recommendation or encouraged students or parishioners you’ve mentored to visit Perkins.
On December 5, we will host a very special Inside Perkins event on the Dallas campus. Visiting prospective students will be able to:
- Observe a class
- Hear the call stories of new students
- Have a conversation with Dean Craig Hill
- Learn about the Internship and Global Theological Education programs
- Enjoy a walking tour of our beautiful Perkins campus
- Take part in the Financial Literacy Holiday Celebration
- Attend Advent Worship in our renovated Perkins Chapel
Please encourage those you know who are seeking theological training to visit us for Inside Perkins. There are dates scheduled in the spring semester as well. For information, visit our website here (smu.edu/perkins/admission/visit/visit-campus).
As you know, Perkins students are encouraged to live life to the fullest. Here, they take courses that fuel their passion, participate in deep theological conversation and reflection, serve in the community and create lifelong friendships, all the while reaping the benefits of living in the vibrant city of Dallas.
As a member of the Perkins School of Theology community, you’ve experienced firsthand all that Perkins has to offer. If you know prospective students who might be a great fit for Perkins, we encourage you to send their name, email address and telephone number, if you have one to me: firstname.lastname@example.org. Doing so will ensure that the student will receive information about Perkins, including opportunities to visit and academic and admission information.
Now more than ever, we need your help.
Thanks, and God bless!
The Rev. Margot Perez-Greene, Ph.D.
Associate Dean of Enrollment Management