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Workshop Completed on Environmental and Sustainability Education

Environmental and Sustainability Education Workshop organized For Teacher Education and Theological Colleges in Ethiopia completed from June 16-17, 2017 in Hawassa. Jointly facilitated by Hawassa College of Teachers’ Education, EGST and Leuphana University Luneburg, Germany the workshop involved 22 deans and instructors from five government colleges, four theological seminaries and EGST.

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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 […]

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.