Vinson Synan, Dean Emeritus of the School of Divinity at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Virginia, received his Ph.D. in American history in 1967 from the University of Georgia. In 1970 he co-founded the Society for Pentecostal Studies which has given institutional shape to Pentecostal research. Over the years, Dr. Synan has published numerous scholarly and popular articles, essays and books on various Pentecostal and charismatic themes.
Southwestern Christian University and Emmanuel College are pleased to announce that they will be hosting a reception for all juniors and seniors on the night of Wednesday, July 20th, immediately following the evening Youth Quest service. Taking place at Pittypat’s Porch, this cozy, southern style restaurant is conveniently located less than two blocks away, and just within walking distance of the Hyatt Regency Hotel. There will be phenomenal appetizers and desserts served, as well as scholarship drawings and presentations from each school on their offered majors, academic programs, athletic opportunities and the scholarships available through the IPHC. Families of all junior and seniors are encouraged to attend; however, space for this event is limited, so please reserve your spot today by going to www.iphc.org/yq11 and registering for this event.
As Emmanuel College grows, its leadership and faculty remain focused on maintaining strong academic programs. One of the key factors in preserving and building these programs is the professors’ involvement and connection with their area of study.
In the last few months, EC professors Dr. Jeremiah Winter and Dr. Rihana Williams Mason were published in respected journals in their chosen fields. Their respective research projects, conducted with a team of colleagues, have made their way to both print and online platforms.
Jews for Jesus will be hosting an event at Emmanuel College on Tuesday, March 27th @ 7pm. (This will be a CAP Event.)
Paolo Gualdi will be performing a piano recital at Emmanuel College on Monday, November 14th @ 7:30pm. (This will be a CAP event.)
Bob Wentworth will be speaking at Emmanuel College on Wednesday, September 28th at 3pm. (This will be a CAP Event)
On June 13-17th, 2011 Emmanuel Arts Academy, Franklin Springs, GA, will offer its fifth Fine Arts Summer Camp for ages 8-14 from 8:30-4:00 daily; Advanced Performer’s Clinic (half-day) for ages 13-17 from 8:30-12:00; and Pre-school Arts Workshop for 4-6 year olds from 8:30-11:00 a.m. Camp, clinic, and workshop professional instruction is provided by Emmanuel College professors & Arts Academy instructors.
Emmanuel College students presented digital stories to Comer Elementary School in Madison County in late April as part of a service learning project at Emmanuel to help children enjoy learning academic standards through video storybooks called digital stories.
This was a collaboration between Mrs. Amy Hancock's education course called EM310 Reading and Writing in the Content Areas and Mrs. Paula Dixon's communication course called CM316 Multimedia Communication.
At its April 14, 2011 meeting, the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) approved the new Health and Physical Education Teacher Education Program at Emmanuel College. This degree program will be administered within the School of Education and prepare future teachers in Health and Physical Education in grades P-12.