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HDS Names 2003 Alumni/ae Award Recipients

HDS Names 2003 Alumni/ae Award Recipients

June 2, 2003

Harvard Divinity School has announced recipients of the three alumni awards that were presented on its Alumni Day, June 4, 2003. At a luncheon held on the HDS campus, the First Decade Award was given to Maria Karagianis, Founding Executive Director of Discovering Justice, Boston; the Rabbi Martin Katzenstein Award was given to the Rev. Dr. Oscar Allan Rogers, retired president of Claflin College, Orangeburg, South Carolina, and the Preston N. Williams Black Alumni Award was given to the Rev. Dr. Charles G. Adams, Pastor of Hartford Memorial Baptist Church, Detroit, Michigan.

The Other Side of Disaster

The Other Side of Disaster

February 6, 2010

Rick Santos, MTS '92, has spent years working for nonprofit organizations that provide relief, medical aid, and economic development for people all over the world, but while attending a work-related meeting in Haiti on January 12, he found himself on the other side of need, trapped in the rubble of a collapsed hotel for two and a half days.

From the Pulpit to the Airwaves

From the Pulpit to the Airwaves

March 10, 2009

It is possible that Jerry Lewis—the American comedian and entertainer—does not know what has become of his old six-screen cinema on Crescent Avenue in Brockton, Massachusetts.

For nearly six years now, the weathered building—tucked near the outer edge of a busy, nondescript shopping plaza—has served as the sanctuary for Kingdom Church of God in Christ, pastored by the Rev. Alexander Hurt, MTS '96.

The Rev. Robert Wilden, BD '61, Remembered as Generous Philanthropist and Friend

The Rev. Robert Wilden, BD '61, Remembered as Generous Philanthropist and Friend

July 15, 2009

Even a person who has already dedicated close to five decades of his life to service for the socially disadvantaged can experience a profound moment of vocational clarity, an epiphany in regard to destiny. For the late Rev. Robert W. Wilden, BD '61, that moment arrived after the death of his beloved wife of many years, Imogene, in 2005, when he undertook a search to find ways to contribute his financial resources, his time, and his talents for the good of his local community as well as Harvard Divinity School.

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