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Date 05 May 1996 08:38:07


                          by Alexa Smith 
RICHMOND--Estelle Roundtree McCarthy, associate professor of Christian 
education at the Presbyterian School of Christian education, has announced 
she will retire at the end of the 1995-96 academic year.  She has taught 
courses on the work of the church educator, teaching as an art and 
curriculum since 1985. 
PITTSBURGH--Ronald Cole-Turner will join the faculty of Pittsburgh 
Theological Seminary as the H. Parker Sharpe associate professor of 
theology and ethics in the fall, 1996.  Cole-Turner is an ordained minister 
in the United Church of Christ and has served local congregations in New 
York and as a campus minister in Michigan. 
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--President John Mulder has announced that the Louisville 
Presbyterian Theological Seminary has received a $1.9 million grant from 
the Lilly Endowment, Inc., for continued support of the Louisville 
Institute, an endowment program for the study of American religion at the 
seminary.  Founded in 1990, this grant makes it possible for the Institute 
to broaden its attention beyond American Protestantism to American 
Catholicism, historic African-American churches and the Hispanic religious 
AUSTIN, Texas--Fourteen students of Austin Presbyterian Theological 
Seminary received academic scholarships at the 1995 commencement.  The 
Charles L. King Preaching Award went to Philip Lotspeich; and Lemuel 
Garcia-Arroyo received the Rachel Henderlite Award for the graduate 
contributing to increased understanding among diverse groups on campus. 
Graduate Kathleen Hignight was the recipient of the John B. Spragens Award, 
to be used for further Christian education training. Four students received 
the Sam B. Hicks scholarships, awarded for academic achievement, Christian 
character and promise for ministry:  Sonja Dalglish, Melinda Veatch, Pam 
Laing and Burnell "Johnnie" McQueen.  The 1995 recipients of the Martin G. 
Miller awards for potential in ministry went to:  Joan Gaines, William 
Seitz, Marisela Garcia, Amanda Smith, John Sowers, Deiter Heinzl and Marcie 

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