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  • New Book by Adrian College Chaplain Advocates for the Intrinsic Worth of Each Person
    The book is a biography of Asa Mahan (1799–1889), an abolitionist, author, clergyperson, and first president of Oberlin College and Adrian College.
  • LEaD Hubs Launched in Mozambique and South Africa
    GBHEM formally launched Global Hubs for Leadership, Education and Development for Portuguese speakers and English speakers in areas of Africa.
  • A Look at the Local Impact of the United Methodist University of Mozambique
    The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) recently visited UMUM and met with Rev. Dr. Julio Andre Vilanculos, the Chancellor of the United Methodist University of Mozambique. Here is a snapshot of the visit and conversation.
  • Asia-Pacific Association of Methodist-Related Educational Institutions Resolves to Make Peace Peacefully
    APAMEI held its 2018 conference at Isabella Thoburn College, Lucknow, India. Themed “Transcending Boundaries for Peace: Making Peace Peacefully,” more than 250 participants from seven countries attended the conference.
  • Latest Book Release from GBHEM Publishing Challenges Assumptions about Middle-Class Methodism’s Roots
    “Nathan Bangs and the Methodist Episcopal Church: The Spread of Scriptural Holiness in Nineteenth-Century America” asserts that Nathan Bangs, an early American Methodist leader, worked to shape the church as missionally focused more than “respectable.”
  • Cynthia Howard Named GBHEM’s Executive Director of Marketing and Communications
    GBHEM has named Cynthia Howard as executive director of marketing and communications in the Office of Strategic Leadership.
  • Methodist Educational Leaders Affirm Church Unity and Establish Africa Senate
    Methodist educational leaders and members of AAMIHE and AAUMTI are gathered in Johannesburg, South Africa for a joint conference.

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