Fuller kicks off new year with a series of activities for incoming students
New students enjoying Welcome Week breakfast
“Welcome Week,” Fuller Theological Seminary’s orientation
for its beginning master’s and doctoral students, has kicked into full
gear. Months of preparation have gone
into organizing one of Fuller’s biggest events of the year, which spans eight
Matthew Talley, Student Affairs Manager at Fuller, says the
celebration is huge.
“It’s my hope students make connections this week they’ll
continue to invest in,” said Talley.
Some of the numerous events include an Asian American
Welcoming Banquet, a breakfast with President Richard Mouw and his wife,
Phyllis, and a Dean Panel with the Deans from Fuller’s three schools of
Theology, Intercultural Studies and Psychology.
Also on the agenda are dinners, concerts, and ice cream socials, where
students have the opportunity to meet and talk with faculty.
“I definitely feel privileged to be here,” said incoming
School of Theology student Mara Title.
“At the events I’ve been to thus far, the staff have been overwhelmingly
welcoming, and they’ve put an amazing amount of effort into everything.”
International events scheduled are a Centro Latino
Orientation, the School of International Studies Korean Orientation, and an
African American Church Studies Fellowship.
Discussion topics include Spiritual Formation in Seminary, and Face to
Face: Diversity at Fuller.
Fall Quarter classes for the 2012-2013 school season will
begin Monday, September 24.