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EGST Development Students Investigated Community Issues Acknowledged Best Student Experience

EGST students, faculty and staff in Development Studies Program conducted practical field work in Yabello district, Borena Zonal Administration in Oromia Regional State. Focusing on pastoralist communities, gender, health and FBO social services the 17 practitioners stayed for four days in the field from May 18-21, 2017. The students learned from community members on how the […]

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The 16th Frumentius Lecture 2017 Celebrated

The annual event of Frumentius Lectures 2017 was marked for the 16th time on 28-31 March 2017 at EGST campus. The four days lectures were presented by Professor John S. Mbiti on the topic “Theological Seedlings of Christology in African Christianity” under sub-topics of Oral Christology, Christology of Liberation Theology, Initiation Christology and Is Jesus […]

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EGST Fellowship Day Marked

EGST fellowship day with Council of Owners, Board, Alumni Council and other stakeholders was marked on 25 March 2017. The event which aims to strengthen the unity and fellowship of EGST stakeholders focuses on prayer, worship, sermon, updates on EGST status and testimonies from churches and communities. 88686total visits,7visits today

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JTS Donated Books to EGST

The Johannelund Theological Seminary, JTS Student Union donated books and transaction certificate worth 7,767 Swedish Kronor/SEK to EGST on March 25, 2017 during a week-long study tour in Addis Ababa from March18-26, 2017. A team of eleven visitors including students, faculty and missionaries from JTS, Uppsala met EGST Director, visited EGST facilities, took part in […]

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EGST Facilitated Book Contributions to Ethiopian Seminaries

The Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology (EGST) together with Theological Book Network (TBN) facilitated the delivery of 15,320 books (467 boxes) scheduled to be distributed for fifteen different theological seminaries based in Ethiopia including EGST. Sara Demissie, EGST Head Librarian remarked that “TBN designated EGST for this library development project because of its leadership in […]

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EGST Night Piloted

An EGST Night was piloted on March 17, 2017 to promote EGST programs and admissions for potential applicants. Alumni, current students, potential applicants, and invited guests participated in the event. Dean of Studies, Dr. Theodros Assefa and Dr. Andrew DeCort addressed the audience and explained frequently asked questions about EGST and the application/admissions procedures. Four […]

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Roles of Theological Institutions Recognized

The roles of Teacher Education and Theological Institutions in contributing to Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) and Global Citizenship Education (GCE)has been recognized. This was observed in an event of UNESCO Week for Peace and Sustainable Development: The Role of Education held in Ottawa, Canada from March 6-8, 2017. 88686total visits,7visits today

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Director Called for Greater Cooperation with Alumni

General Assembly Elected New Council Members The EGST Director called for a closer cooperation between EGST and its alumni. Speaking on the occasion of EGST Alumni Association General Assembly on February 25, 2017 Dr. Misgana Mathewos remarked that the alumni members are strategic partners of EGST in advancing EGST’s mission, accomplishing its strategic plan, engaging […]