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Christy Oxendine, Native American seminary scholar, is a student at Candler School of Theology, Emory University. Photo courtesy Emory University.

Native American Seminary Scholar hopes to mentor others

"It's important to me to encourage more Native Americans to enter [ordained] ministry,” says scholarship recipient Christy Oxendine. Read More

Professor touts Native American lessons

Learn about how one professor believes Native American culture can help inform solutions to the world’s pressing problems. Read More

(From left) Theology student Murray Crooks speaks with the Rt. Rev. Stephen Charleston on the campus of Saint Paul School of Theology at Oklahoma City University. Crooks is a Native American student from Alaska.

School’s leadership program nurtures Native Americans

A new program at Saint Paul School of Theology seeks to raise the visibility of Native Americans in the church. Read More

Students work on computers in the library at Philander Smith College in Little Rock, Ark. Photo courtesy of Philander Smith College.  Accompanies UMNS story #044. 2/17/12.; Philander Smith College

Financing your education in a tough economy

Advisers from United Methodist-related colleges offer tips on paying for college. “The goal is to help students graduate without drowning in debt.” Read More

World Communion Sunday

One of the special Sundays authorized by the General Conference to be observed with the taking of an offering throughout the denomination. World Communion Sunday is observed the first Sunday in October. The observance focuses the attention of... Read More

Alternative breaks focus on service

United Methodist-related Cornell College makes vacations count as students gain experience and a global perspective. Read More

McCord Scholar prepares to give in return

Program at 11 Historically Black United Methodist Colleges and Universities guides student toward deeper meaning in life. Read More

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Africa U. celebrates its first 20 years

“A dream dreamed in the 1800s is still coming true in 2013 at Africa University in Mutare, Zimbabwe.” Read More

Africa U. to celebrate 20 years of progress

More than 4,000 from 23 African nations have graduated since United Methodists built world-class university, fulfilling a dream from 1800s. Read More

‘My Favorite (School) Year’

Meet a first-time school president and a freshman as they begin their journey at United Methodist-related University of Indianapolis. Read More

Loan break for United Methodist students

BorrowSmart offers a 3.75 interest rate, different repayment option to try to help students graduate without huge amounts to repay. Read More

Africa U. students become mission interns

United Methodist generosity provides education and improves future of many young people. Read More

Students face years of debt

If no agreement reached, loan rates will increase at a time when young people are graduating or leaving with thousands to repay. Read More

African students urged to be entrepreneurs

Africa University's 20th graduating class is told, 'Let this not be the end of learning. Make this the beginning.' Read More

Foundation takes sting out of seminary cost

After witnessing so many students struggle with debt, one retired pastor vowed to help ease their burden. Read More

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