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Thursday, August 31, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Thursday, August 31, 2006

NEW
- Student Loan Recipients Can Charge Books
- ANTS Connect Accounts TODAY
- Campus Groups in Connect - Problems and Requests

REVIEW
- Community Day - Tuesday, Sept. 26
- Community Box Lunch Picnic - Sept. 13 - RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
- Extended Bookstore Hours

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Student Loan Recipients Can Charge Books
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STUDENT LOAN RECIPIENTS - YOU CAN NOW CHARGE YOUR TEXTBOOKS AT THE
BOOKSTORE

To qualify, you must bring signed authorization from the Business
Office to the bookstore before purchasing your textbooks. You and the
Business Office will receive a copy of your invoice for your textbook
purchases and your account will be billed that amount.

You no longer need to wait until your loan funds are deposited in your
account. You don't have to play catch-up after classes begin.

Thank you to Dean Nienhuis, Michael Delfino of the Business Office, and
the Massachusetts Bible Society for making this possible.

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ANTS Connect Accounts TODAY
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Notices about ANTS Connect accounts were sent to most returning and new
students today.

- For returning students, your account information was sent to your
ANTS.EDU e-mail address.
- For new students, your account information was sent to your ANTS.EDU
e-mail address and your home e-mail.

NOTE: Students who used Connect for summer courses will not receive a
notice -- you can continue to use your current account.

Karen is still working on creating accounts for auditors, Ministers in
the Vicinity, e-learners and others.
If you did not receive a notification, please send e-mail to Karen
Brockney at kbrockney@ants.edu.

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Campus Groups in Connect - Problems and Requests
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Students are reporting an error when trying to join a campus group in
Connect. This problem is being addressed by our software provider.

Group Leaders -- Please send me e-mail and I will send you a Campus
Group Leaders Guide to help you get started.

Karen Brockney
kbrockney@ants.edu

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Community Day - Tuesday, Sept. 26
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Dear Community Members,

We are in the planning stages of the fall Community Day, Tuesday
September 26. All classes are canceled on this day so that faculty,
staff, and students can go "off the hill" to be of service in various
communities. If you would like to help us plan this day, you would be
most welcome. Please send me an email.

Take good care,

Nancy Nienhuis

Dean of Students and Community Life

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Community Box Lunch Picnic - Sept. 13 - RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
-------------------------------------------------
Sept. 13, 2006
12:00 p.m.
On the Quad
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by Sept. 5

All new and returning ANTS students and other members of the ANTS
community are invited to a Box Lunch Picnic on the Quad on Wednesday,
September 13 2005 at 12:00 p.m., prior to Opening Convocation.

The picnic is free, but advance reservations are required from
everyone
(including students on the meal plan). If you plan to attend, please
RSVP to Kerri Saucier in the Development Office at advast@ants.edu.
She needs to hear from you no later than Tuesday, September 5.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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Extended Bookstore Hours
-------------------------------------------------------
The bookstore is offering extended bookstore hours starting next week
and the week following to assist students in getting off to a good
start.

Closed Monday, September 4, Labor Day.
Tuesday-Thursday, 10 am -6 pm.
Friday, September 8/Orientation Day #1: 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday, September 9/Orientation Day #2: 10 am - 4 pm.

Monday, September 11 (classes begin) through Friday, September 15 early
opening each day at 8 am.

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu

Wednesday, August 30, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Wednesday, August 30, 2006

NEW
- Community Day - Tuesday, Sept. 26
- Courses CLOSED

REVIEW
- Community Box Lunch Picnic - Sept. 13 - RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
- Extended Bookstore Hours
- Student Volunteers Needed for Orientation

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Community Day - Tuesday, Sept. 26
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Dear Community Members,

We are in the planning stages of the fall Community Day, Tuesday September 26. All classes are canceled on this day so that faculty, staff, and students can go "off the hill" to be of service in various communities. If you would like to help us plan this day, you would be most welcome. Please send me an email.

Take good care,

Nancy Nienhuis

Dean of Students and Community Life

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Courses CLOSED
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The following Fall 2006 courses are closed:

HIST 609 History of Christianity I: Beginnings through the European Reformation
HIST 743 English Mystics of the Later Middle Ages

CMFE 611Y Field Education Integrative Seminar I

CHRS 748 Prayer and Pastoral Care
NEWT 505 New Testament Foundations
OLDT 509 Introduction to the Hebrew Bible I

CMPR 625 Holistic Preaching
EL-NEWT748 Revelation
CMPR 601 Christian Preaching
PSYF 762 Spiritual Practices for Healing and Wholeness

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Community Box Lunch Picnic - Sept. 13 - RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
-------------------------------------------------
Sept. 13, 2006
12:00 p.m.
On the Quad
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by Sept. 5

All new and returning ANTS students and other members of the ANTS
community are invited to a Box Lunch Picnic on the Quad on Wednesday,
September 13 2005 at 12:00 p.m., prior to Opening Convocation.

The picnic is free, but advance reservations are required from everyone
(including students on the meal plan). If you plan to attend, please
RSVP to Kerri Saucier in the Development Office at advast@ants.edu.
She needs to hear from you no later than Tuesday, September 5.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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Extended Bookstore Hours
-------------------------------------------------------
The bookstore is offering extended bookstore hours starting next week and the week following to assist students in getting off to a good start.

Closed Monday, September 4, Labor Day.
Tuesday-Thursday, 10 am -6 pm.
Friday, September 8/Orientation Day #1: 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday, September 9/Orientation Day #2: 10 am - 4 pm.

Monday, September 11 (classes begin) through Friday, September 15 early opening each day at 8 am.

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Student Volunteers Needed for Orientation
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The Student Association is helping with the New Student Orientation on Friday, Sept. 8th, and Saturday, Sept. 9th. We are in need of volunteers during both days.

All volunteers will get:
-The new SA T-Shirt to wear during Orientation
- Continental breakfast, lunch and dinner both days
- Gas money to help with your travel expenses.

We need volunteers to help with:

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Friday:
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8:00 - 8:45 am = Welcome
Greet the new students and help them to feel at home. Answer any questions they may have about Orientation, ANTS, faculty and administration, parking, restrooms, number of carbs in the muffins*

8:15 - 8:45 am = Campus Tour
Help show where to find the Classrooms, Bookstore, Cafeteria, Dean of Students' office, President's office, Meeting House, Colby Chapel, Berkeley Lounge, the tunnel between Noyes and Davis*

2:30 - 3:30 pm = SA sponsored Break
Help with the refreshments. Chat with the new students and answer any questions.

6:00 pm = Dinner / SA Town Meeting
As part of the SA Town Meeting, hand out the new SA T-Shirts to the new students.

After Town Meeting to Whenever = SA sponsored "Unwind Time" / Game Time
Help with the refreshments. Chat with the new students and answer any questions. Bring your favorite indoor or outdoor game to play after dinner.

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Saturday:
---------

8:30 - 9:00 am = Welcome / Continental Breakfast
Say good morning to everyone. Chat with them and make them feel at home.

9:00 - 10:00 am = Concurrent Sessions

1) International Students Discussion: Give some insight and help to international students.

2) Seminary and Parenting: Give tips and sympathy to parents who are also students.

3) Life as an ANTS Commuter: Tell what life is like as a commuter. What can be expected for traffic, parking, how to find resources near home*

4) Being a Spouse/Partner of an ANTS Student: Tips on how to help your student survive seminary, tips on how students can help their spouses/partners survive seminary.

5) Walk around Crystal Lake: Show a great place nearby to escape to.


10:00 - 10:30 am = Coffee
Help with the refreshments.

10:30 - 11:30 am = Student Life Panel
Participate in a discussion on how students can make the most of their time at ANTS and how to navigate the theological terrain. Talk about the different faith traditions represented at ANTS and how we work toward understanding and celebration of our differences.

3:15 - 4:15 pm = Discover Newton Centre
Lead a tour of Newton Centre showing the favorite places (that neat restaurant down the 3-foot wide alley) and the everyday-but-needed places (pharmacies, banks, Green Line T stop, Starbucks).

After the Cookout to Whenever = Outdoor Games
Bring your favorite outdoor game or indoor game, if it rains.

If you are interested in helping, please contact Len Hayward, SA President (LHayward@ants.edu) as soon as possible.

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu

Tuesday, August 29, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Tuesday, August 29, 2006

NEW
- Welcome BBQ for Mary Herzog - TOMORROW - August 30
- Community Box Lunch Picnic - Sept. 13 - RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
- Extended Bookstore Hours

REVIEW
- Student Volunteers Needed for Orientation

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Welcome BBQ for Mary Herzog - TOMORROW - August 30
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August 30, 2006
Noon

Please join us for a welcome BBQ for Mary Herzog, Dean Bill's wife, and a House Blessing for both, this Wednesday, 8/30, at Noon. We will gather on the Quad and then go to the Herzog's home for the Blessing. Then, it's back to the Quad for the BBQ.

The Student Association will provide grillable proteins and drinks. We are asking people to bring a side dish or dessert (brownies and chocolate chip cookies are always popular) to share. We will also have Bocce and other games.

See you there!

Len Hayward
LHayward@ants.edu

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Community Box Lunch Picnic - Sept. 13 - RESERVATIONS REQUIRED
-------------------------------------------------
Sept. 13, 2006
12:00 p.m.
On the Quad
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED by Sept. 5

All new and returning ANTS students and other members of the ANTS
community are invited to a Box Lunch Picnic on the Quad on Wednesday,
September 13 2005 at 12:00 p.m., prior to Opening Convocation.

The picnic is free, but advance reservations are required from everyone
(including students on the meal plan). If you plan to attend, please
RSVP to Kerri Saucier in the Development Office at advast@ants.edu.
She needs to hear from you no later than Tuesday, September 5.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

-------------------------------------------------------
Extended Bookstore Hours
-------------------------------------------------------
The bookstore is offering extended bookstore hours starting next week and the week following to assist students in getting off to a good start.

Closed Monday, September 4, Labor Day.
Tuesday-Thursday, 10 am -6 pm.
Friday, September 8/Orientation Day #1: 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday, September 9/Orientation Day #2: 10 am - 4 pm.

Monday, September 11 (classes begin) through Friday, September 15 early opening each day at 8 am.

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Student Volunteers Needed for Orientation
-------------------------------------
The Student Association is helping with the New Student Orientation on Friday, Sept. 8th, and Saturday, Sept. 9th. We are in need of volunteers during both days.

All volunteers will get:
-The new SA T-Shirt to wear during Orientation
- Continental breakfast, lunch and dinner both days
- Gas money to help with your travel expenses.

We need volunteers to help with:

-------
Friday:
-------

8:00 - 8:45 am = Welcome
Greet the new students and help them to feel at home. Answer any questions they may have about Orientation, ANTS, faculty and administration, parking, restrooms, number of carbs in the muffins*

8:15 - 8:45 am = Campus Tour
Help show where to find the Classrooms, Bookstore, Cafeteria, Dean of Students' office, President's office, Meeting House, Colby Chapel, Berkeley Lounge, the tunnel between Noyes and Davis*

2:30 - 3:30 pm = SA sponsored Break
Help with the refreshments. Chat with the new students and answer any questions.

6:00 pm = Dinner / SA Town Meeting
As part of the SA Town Meeting, hand out the new SA T-Shirts to the new students.

After Town Meeting to Whenever = SA sponsored "Unwind Time" / Game Time
Help with the refreshments. Chat with the new students and answer any questions. Bring your favorite indoor or outdoor game to play after dinner.

---------
Saturday:
---------

8:30 - 9:00 am = Welcome / Continental Breakfast
Say good morning to everyone. Chat with them and make them feel at home.

9:00 - 10:00 am = Concurrent Sessions

1) International Students Discussion: Give some insight and help to international students.

2) Seminary and Parenting: Give tips and sympathy to parents who are also students.

3) Life as an ANTS Commuter: Tell what life is like as a commuter. What can be expected for traffic, parking, how to find resources near home*

4) Being a Spouse/Partner of an ANTS Student: Tips on how to help your student survive seminary, tips on how students can help their spouses/partners survive seminary.

5) Walk around Crystal Lake: Show a great place nearby to escape to.


10:00 - 10:30 am = Coffee
Help with the refreshments.

10:30 - 11:30 am = Student Life Panel
Participate in a discussion on how students can make the most of their time at ANTS and how to navigate the theological terrain. Talk about the different faith traditions represented at ANTS and how we work toward understanding and celebration of our differences.

3:15 - 4:15 pm = Discover Newton Centre
Lead a tour of Newton Centre showing the favorite places (that neat restaurant down the 3-foot wide alley) and the everyday-but-needed places (pharmacies, banks, Green Line T stop, Starbucks).

After the Cookout to Whenever = Outdoor Games
Bring your favorite outdoor game or indoor game, if it rains.

If you are interested in helping, please contact Len Hayward, SA President (LHayward@ants.edu) as soon as possible.

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu

Monday, August 28, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Monday, August 28, 2006

NEW in this message:
- Student Volunteers Needed for Orientation
- Maintenance Work on Buildings This Week
- IPOD Found at Herrick House
- New Interfaith Courses for 2006-2007
- CPE Extended Program at Havenwood-Heritage Heights, Concord, NH - Opening for Sept. 19

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Student Volunteers Needed for Orientation
-------------------------------------
The Student Association is helping with the New Student Orientation on Friday, Sept. 8th, and Saturday, Sept. 9th. We are in need of volunteers during both days.

All volunteers will get:
-The new SA T-Shirt to wear during Orientation
- Continental breakfast, lunch and dinner both days
- Gas money to help with your travel expenses.

We need volunteers to help with:

-------
Friday:
-------

8:00 - 8:45 am = Welcome
Greet the new students and help them to feel at home. Answer any questions they may have about Orientation, ANTS, faculty and administration, parking, restrooms, number of carbs in the muffins*

8:15 - 8:45 am = Campus Tour
Help show where to find the Classrooms, Bookstore, Cafeteria, Dean of Students' office, President's office, Meeting House, Colby Chapel, Berkeley Lounge, the tunnel between Noyes and Davis*

2:30 - 3:30 pm = SA sponsored Break
Help with the refreshments. Chat with the new students and answer any questions.

6:00 pm = Dinner / SA Town Meeting
As part of the SA Town Meeting, hand out the new SA T-Shirts to the new students.

After Town Meeting to Whenever = SA sponsored "Unwind Time" / Game Time
Help with the refreshments. Chat with the new students and answer any questions. Bring your favorite indoor or outdoor game to play after dinner.

---------
Saturday:
---------

8:30 - 9:00 am = Welcome / Continental Breakfast
Say good morning to everyone. Chat with them and make them feel at home.

9:00 - 10:00 am = Concurrent Sessions

1) International Students Discussion: Give some insight and help to international students.

2) Seminary and Parenting: Give tips and sympathy to parents who are also students.

3) Life as an ANTS Commuter: Tell what life is like as a commuter. What can be expected for traffic, parking, how to find resources near home*

4) Being a Spouse/Partner of an ANTS Student: Tips on how to help your student survive seminary, tips on how students can help their spouses/partners survive seminary.

5) Walk around Crystal Lake: Show a great place nearby to escape to.


10:00 - 10:30 am = Coffee
Help with the refreshments.

10:30 - 11:30 am = Student Life Panel
Participate in a discussion on how students can make the most of their time at ANTS and how to navigate the theological terrain. Talk about the different faith traditions represented at ANTS and how we work toward understanding and celebration of our differences.

3:15 - 4:15 pm = Discover Newton Centre
Lead a tour of Newton Centre showing the favorite places (that neat restaurant down the 3-foot wide alley) and the everyday-but-needed places (pharmacies, banks, Green Line T stop, Starbucks).

After the Cookout to Whenever = Outdoor Games
Bring your favorite outdoor game or indoor game, if it rains.

If you are interested in helping, please contact Len Hayward, SA President (LHayward@ants.edu) as soon as possible.

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Maintenance Work on Buildings This Week
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During this week Frank and the staff at BUilding and Grounds will be doing some work on several of the campus buildings. Weather permitting, Frank will have his men paint the front of Appleton-Chase House. We will be painting only white areas including the overhang. Time permitting they will also start painting the white entrance doors to Kendall, Fuller, Noyes and Dabney.

The roofing company B&G uses will also be on campus to start work on Dabney Hall, Noyes Hall, and Herrick House. Down at the Herrick House they will be working on some valleys, and will be replacing a lot of missing slate.

Frank is on a well-deserved vacation this week, so please hold any questions for him until his return on Sept. 5.

Nancy

Dr. Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

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IPOD Found at Herrick House
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One of the residents found an IPod on the ground outside of Herrick House this morning. Please e-mail Toni DiPina (metrepwar@prodigy.net) or Adam Marx (adam@kscopeconsulting.com ) if you have lost yours and it will be returned immediately.

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New Interfaith Courses for 2006-2007
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Major Themes in Jewish and Christian Theology
Langer and Cunningham
Fall Semester, Tuesday 4:00-6:00 pm
HC - INTD 527
ANTS - GCIM707

Interreligious dialogue requires interreligious understanding. This course will build a foundation for genuine dialogue between Jews and Christians by posing fundamental theological questions in a comparative context. Students will gain an understanding of the other tradition while also deepening their understanding of their own, discussing such matters as the human experience of God, the purpose of human existence, the nature of religious community, and the ways that communities respond to challenges, both contemporary and ancient.

The People of the Book: An Introduction to Jewish Sacred Texts for Christian Clergy
Rose and Staff
Winter Seminar
January 2-5, 8-12
9:00 am-12:00 pm
ANTS GCIM717

How do you read a page of Talmud? What is midrash? Why are the teachings of Kabbalah so popular today? In this intensive introduction to classical Jewish literature, we will explore the history, theological content, and normative applications of the seminal works of the Jewish religious tradition. At the heart of this course will be a discussion of how and why Judaism evolved into a text-centered tradition. This will include conversation about the cross-fertilization of beliefs and practices among Jewish, Christian, and Muslim religious thinkers.

Spirituality & Social Justice: Martin Luther King, Jr. & Abraham Joshua Heschel
Rose and Kirk Jones
Spring semester, Wednesday 5:00 - 7:00 pm
HC - INTD 560
ANTS - INTE 770

Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel were two of the most significant religious leaders of the twentieth century. While these men came from very different backgrounds--Heschel from Eastern Europe and King from the American South--they worked closely together on a number of social justice issues throughout the 1960's. In this course we will examine critically the lives & writings of Heschel and King, exploring areas of commonality and difference. How did these men read the sacred texts of their traditions? Who were their teachers and spiritual guides? Where do Heschel and King fit within the history of American religion? What are the legacies of these extraordinary figures in their respective communities and beyond?

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CPE Extended Program at Havenwood-Heritage Heights, Concord, NH - Opening for Sept. 19
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Are you looking for an innovative CPE extended program focusing on Spirituality and Aging for this fall? We are looking for students to join our CPE extended Unit September 19th, 2006 to April 6th, 2007 at Havenwood-Heritage Heights in Concord, NH. Havenwood-Heritage Heights is a UCC-affliated retirement community of over 600 vibrant retired people ranging from mid-60's to over 100 years old where CPE is an integral part of the Pastoral and Spiritual Care Department. It offers a unique experience in older adult ministry. Students are commissioned as chaplains and do pastoral visiting to residents in their homes, their apartments, Health Center and Concord Hospital. Students also conduct worship and memorial services and groups for residents. The program is 16-hr per week with some weekend worship responsibility. Seminar meetings will be on Tuesdays and Wednesdays mornings.

For more information contact: Rev. Michelle DeCoste at 603-224-5363 x 1409 or michelled@hhhinfo.org.

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu

Wednesday, August 23, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Wednesday, August 23, 2006

NOTE: Student E-News (i.e., Karen Brockney) is taking a short break and
will return on Monday, August 28.

In this message

NEW
- Welcome a New Kern
- For American Baptist Students

REVIEW
- Lord of the Rings Movie Marathon
- Crib Needed
- Apply for Kendall/Fuller Study Carrels
- Your ANTS Connect Username and Password - Coming Soon
- Student Health Insurance Information On the Web
- Financial Aid Office Closed
- No Parking

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Welcome a New Kern
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Alex Kern reports the arrival of Ruthanna Julian Kern ("Ruthie") at
6:43pm yesterday evening, 8/22/06.

She weighed in at 8 pounds 6.6 ounces, and 20 and 3/4 inches.

Mother and baby are doing fine and resting (no one slept last night!)

Admissions and Recruitment Office

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For American Baptist Students
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Dear ANTS American Baptist Students,

I hope this letter finds you well and enjoying the final waning days of
summer. I've just sent you some information that the denomination asked
me to pass on to you about a November meeting. Please read it carefully
and respond as needed. This information is particularly important to
those of you who are planning to be ordained and/or about to finish your
M.Div. degrees.

Please note that this information is time sensitive, requiring
registration by November 4 of you plan to attend. If you have any
questions about the event please contact one of the "Face to Face"
coordinators (contact information is listed in the packet I've mailed).

Take good care,

Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life
Faculty of Theology

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Lord of the Rings Movie Marathon
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Fri. 8/25 & Sat. 8/26
6-10pm Fri, 2-10pm Sat.
Sturtevant

Celebrate the end of summer with a Movie Marathon!

J.R.R. Tolkein's "Lord of the Rings" is one of the finest sagas ever
put to the screen. The Film and Television Fellowship will be showing
all 3 movies of the Trilogy (extended Director's editions) - the first
on Friday evening (pre-movie pizza optional) and the second two starting
at 2pm on Saturday, with a break in between for dinner, etc.

Let's bring the summer to a close in style!

Contact: Carol Hayward
Email: chayward@ants.edu

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Crib Needed
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Dear Community Members,

We have a new resident with us in Fuller, fresh from Korea. Mr. Jae
Keun Lee's family will be joining him shortly, and they have a 26 month
old son who will also be with them. They need a bed for their son. Do
any of you have a crib or very small bed that you're not using? If so,
please contact Amelia in the Housing Office at housing@ants.edu. Thank
you for helping us extend ANTS hospitality to this new family!

Nancy

Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

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Apply for Kendall/Fuller Study Carrels
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Dear Residents of Fuller and Kendall Halls:

It is time to apply for study carrels. If you wish to reserve one
please contact Amelia O'Dowd, Housing Coordinator, for an application
and copy of the policy. Amelia is at housing@ants.edu. Applications
are due on Tuesday, September 5. Assignments of carrels will be made
within the 1st two weeks of September.

For those of you already in carrels, you will need to be prepared to
move out of your current carrel immediately if it is not reassigned to
you. Please contact Amelia with any questions.

Nancy

Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

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Your ANTS Connect Username and Password - Coming Soon
-----------------------------------
ANTS Connect is our new internet campus portal system that acts as a
digital 'commons' for our campus, offering a powerful resource to
connect students, faculty, and staff with our school's databases. In
Fall 2006, ANTS Connect will host all online course areas and community
groups.

All students who are enrolled in Fall courses will receive an e-mail
containing their new username and password for ANTS Connect between
August 28 and September 1, 2006.

The e-mail will be sent to your ANTS.EDU e-mail address. New students
can pick up a packet of information about the ANTS.EDU account at the
Registrar's Office during Orientation. If you are a returning student,
but have not accessed your ANTS.EDU e-mail, your packet is in the
Registrar's Office, too.

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Student Health Insurance Information On the Web
------------------------------------
Some information about the Student Health Insurance Plan for 2006-2007
is now available on the ANTS Web site at:
http://www.ants.edu/student/health_insurance.htm

You will receive a packet of forms and a brochure in the mail soon.

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Financial Aid Office Closed
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The financial aid office will be closed from August 21 until August
28.

The office will reopen August 29

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No Parking
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Due to construction, there will be no parking in front of Fuller Hall
until further notice. We apologize for the invonvenience.

Building & Grounds

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Tuesday, August 22, 2006

In this message
- Crib Needed
- Apply for Kendall/Fuller Study Carrels
- Your ANTS Connect Username and Password - Coming Soon
- Student Health Insurance Information On the Web
- Lord of the Rings Movie Marathon
- Financial Aid Office Closed

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Crib Needed
------------------------------------
Dear Community Members,

We have a new resident with us in Fuller, fresh from Korea. Mr. Jae
Keun Lee's family will be joining him shortly, and they have a 26 month
old son who will also be with them. They need a bed for their son. Do
any of you have a crib or very small bed that you're not using? If so,
please contact Amelia in the Housing Office at housing@ants.edu. Thank
you for helping us extend ANTS hospitality to this new family!

Nancy

Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

-------------------------------------
Apply for Kendall/Fuller Study Carrels
-------------------------------------
Dear Residents of Fuller and Kendall Halls:

It is time to apply for study carrels. If you wish to reserve one
please contact Amelia O'Dowd, Housing Coordinator, for an application
and copy of the policy. Amelia is at housing@ants.edu. Applications
are due on Tuesday, September 5. Assignments of carrels will be made
within the 1st two weeks of September.

For those of you already in carrels, you will need to be prepared to
move out of your current carrel immediately if it is not reassigned to
you. Please contact Amelia with any questions.

Nancy

Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

-----------------------------------
Your ANTS Connect Username and Password - Coming Soon
-----------------------------------
ANTS Connect is our new internet campus portal system that acts as a
digital 'commons' for our campus, offering a powerful resource to
connect students, faculty, and staff with our school's databases. In
Fall 2006, ANTS Connect will host all online course areas and community
groups.

All students who are enrolled in Fall courses should receive an e-mail
containing their new username and password for ANTS Connect between
August 28 and September 1, 2006.

The e-mail will be sent to your ANTS.EDU e-mail address. New students
can pick up a packet of information about the ANTS.EDU account at the
Registrar's Office during Orientation. If you are a returning student,
but have not accessed your ANTS.EDU e-mail, your packet is in the
Registrar's Office, too.

------------------------------------
Student Health Insurance Information On the Web
------------------------------------
Some information about the Student Health Insurance Plan for 2006-2007
is now available on the ANTS Web site at:
http://www.ants.edu/student/health_insurance.htm

You will receive a packet of forms and a brochure in the mail soon.

-------------------------------------
Lord of the Rings Movie Marathon
-------------------------------------
Fri. 8/25 & Sat. 8/26
6-10pm Fri, 2-10pm Sat.
Sturtevant

Celebrate the end of summer with a Movie Marathon!

J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord of the Rings" is one of the finest sagas ever
put to the screen. The Film and Television Fellowship will be showing
all 3 movies of the Trilogy (extended Director's editions) - the first
on Friday evening (pre-movie pizza optional) and the second two starting
at 2pm on Saturday, with a break in between for dinner, etc.

Let's bring the summer to a close in style!

Contact: Carol Hayward
Email: chayward@ants.edu

------------------------------------
Financial Aid Office Closed
------------------------------------
The financial aid office will be closed from August 21 until August
28.

The office will reopen August 29

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu

Monday, August 21, 2006

ANTS Student E- News - Monday, August 21, 2006

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Lord of the Rings Movie Marathon
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Fri. 8/25 & Sat. 8/26
6-10pm Fri, 2-10pm Sat.
Sturtevant

Celebrate the end of summer with a Movie Marathon!

J.R.R. Tolkein's "Lord of the Rings" is one of the finest sagas ever
put to the screen. The Film and Television Fellowship will be showing
all 3 movies of the Trilogy (extended Director's editions) - the first
on Friday evening (pre-movie pizza optional) and the second two starting
at 2pm on Saturday, with a break in between for dinner, etc.

Let's bring the summer to a close in style!

Contact: Carol Hayward
Email: chayward@ants.edu

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu

ANTS Student E-News - Monday, August 21, 2006

In this message
- Student Health Insurance Information Available Online
- Financial Aid Office Closed
- No Parking
- New Jobs on the Web Site
- Courses CLOSED

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Student Health Insurance Information Available Online
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Some information about the Student Health Insurance Plan for 2006-2007
is now available on the ANTS Web site at:
http://www.ants.edu/student/health_insurance.htm

You will receive a packet of forms and a brochure in the mail soon.

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Financial Aid Office Closed
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The financial aid office will be closed from August 21 until August
28.

The office will reopen August 29

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No Parking
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Due to construction, there will be no parking in front of Fuller Hall
until further notice. We apologize for the invonvenience.

Building & Grounds

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New Jobs on the Web Site
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Visit the Jobs Board on the ANTS web site at:
http://www.ants.edu/blogs/jobs/index.html

New job opportunities were posted this week.

There is a link to the Jobs Board from the ANTS Home page under Student
Quick Links in the right column.

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Courses CLOSED
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The following Fall 2006 courses are closed:

CMFE 611Y Field Education Integrative Seminar I

CHRS 748 Prayer and Pastoral Care
NEWT 505 New Testament Foundations
OLDT 509 Introduction to the Hebrew Bible I

CMPR 625 Holistic Preaching
EL-NEWT748 Revelation
CMPR 601 Christian Preaching
PSYF 762 Spiritual Practices for Healing and Wholeness

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu

Friday, August 18, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Friday, August 18, 2006

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No Parking
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Due to construction, there will be no parking in front of Fuller Hall
until further notice. We apologize for the invonvenience.

Building & Grounds

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New Jobs on the Web Site
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Visit the Jobs Board on the ANTS web site at:
http://www.ants.edu/blogs/jobs/index.html

New on-campus job opportunities were posted this week.

There is a link to the Jobs Board from the ANTS Home page under Student
Quick Links in the right column.

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu

Tuesday, August 15, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Tuesday, August 15, 2006

In this message
- Courses CLOSED
- ANTS Health Insurance Brochures
- Volunteer and See Maya Angelou

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Courses CLOSED
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The following Fall 2006 courses are closed:

CMFE 611Y is closed

CMPR 625 Holistic Preaching
EL-NEWT748 Revelation
CMPR 601 Christian Preaching
PSYF 762 Spiritual Practices for Healing and Wholeness

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ANTS Health Insurance Brochures
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Dear ANTS Students,

Student Resources, the new ANTS insurance provider, has just informed
us that the new insurance materials are being printed now and should be
delivered to you by next Friday, August 18. In the meantime they advise
that you check the online brochure, which can be accessed from
www.StudentResources.com
<http://www.studentresources.com/> by clicking on "College Students,"
then "View Policy Details," then by selecting Andover Newton Theological
School from the drop down menu. There is also a link to the Dependent
Enrollment Form.

Nancy

Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

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Volunteer and See Maya Angelou
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Dear Members of the ANTS Community,

The 2nd Annual Massachusetts Conference for Women coming up on December
6 at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center is seeking volunteers. I
am happy to announce that Dr. Maya Angelou and Iman will be two of our
keynote speakers. They will be joining 75 other prominent speakers at
this year's fantastic event. We are expecting over 5,000 people to
attend and volunteers are essential to the success of the day. The
volunteer form is available from Nancy Nienhuis. It has all the details
for the Conference should you decide to do this.

The volunteers may help either December 5 or 6 or both if they so
choose; in return, their registration fee of $125 will be waived (the
student registration fee is $50). If they volunteer the same day as
conference, they will work a shift and be able to attend the sessions at
alternate times. Volunteer jobs include stuffing Conference bags,
working in a session room or during the general sessions, escorting
speakers, assembling floral arrangements and providing directional
information to attendees. Our orientation is organized and informative
as we respect everyone's time.

If you are interested in volunteering the form is due faxed in by
November 3. Questions? Please contact Jodi Niemann
jniemann@pstrategies.com.

Thank you,
Kristin

Kristin Nugent
Asst. MA Program Director
knugent515@yahoo.com
www.maconferenceforwomen.org
Save the Date!
The 2006 Massachusetts Conference for Women will be held on December
6, 2006 in Boston

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu

Friday, August 11, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Friday, August 11, 2006

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ANTS Health Insurance Brochures
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Dear ANTS Students,

Student Resources, the new ANTS insurance provider, has just informed
us that the new insurance materials are being printed now and should be
delivered to you by next Friday, August 18. In the meantime they advise
that you check the online brochure, which can be accessed from
www.StudentResources.com
<http://www.studentresources.com/> by clicking on "College Students,"
then "View Policy Details," then by selecting Andover Newton Theological
School from the drop down menu. There is also a link to the Dependent
Enrollment Form.

Nancy

Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

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Invitation to Shakespeare in the Park Tonight!
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Hello Everyone,

You are cordially invited to join Housing Coordinator Amelia O'Dowd,
SA President Len hayward, and me for an evening of Shakespeare on the
Boston Common this Friday night at 8 pm. This event is free. So come
on down, bring a blanket/chairs, a picnic or whatever, and join us for a
delightful evening off the hill!

Len will meet anyone who wants to go by T at ANTS (in front of
Sturtevant) at 7:00 p.m. so you can go as a group. Amelia and I will
meet you down at the Common. If the weather looks problematic you can
call their weather hotline: (617) 532-1212 to see whether the
performance is on.

We hope to see many of you there on Friday,

Nancy

Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

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REMINDER: International Dialogue on Religious and Ethnic Reconciliation
- August 14, 2006
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RELIGIOUS AND ETHNIC RECONCILIATION

Sponsored by the Interreligious Center on Public Life, a program of
Hebrew College and Andover Newton Theological School

Monday, August 14, 7:30 p.m.
Berenson Hall, Hebrew College, 160 Herrick Road, Newton Centre
Admission is free. To reserve a seat, please go to:
http://www.hebrewcollege.edu/issrpl

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu

Thursday, August 10, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Thursday, August 10, 2006

In this message
- Construction Update
- International Dialogue on Religious and Ethnic Reconciliation -
August 14, 2006
- Dietrich Bonhoeffer for Our Times - A Centennary Conference
- Cafeteria as Cooling Space
- Invitation to Shakespeare in the Park Friday Night!

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Construction Update
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Hi Everyone,

I thought I'd pass on a few more notes with regard to the construction.
As you may have noticed, they are finishing the work on the new parking
spaces this week and they hope to finish that on Monday. We will end up
with a net gain of spaces, which is good news!

They are also doing a lot of concrete work this week, pouring walls and
footings and so forth, and that will continue into next week. At the
same time they are working on plumbing, and next week they will be
installing material related to the elevator and other electrical
components. The week of August 21-26 they will be installing structural
steel. This will probably involve riveting the steel, which will be
noisy (rat-a-tat-tat-tat) so please be prepared for that.

It is exciting to see this wonderful new chapel take shape! I hope you
stop by from time to time and watch their progress. And if you have
questions or concerns, please let me know. Thank you for your patience
as we all live with this construction.

Nancy

Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

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International Dialogue on Religious and Ethnic Reconciliation - August
14, 2006
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RELIGIOUS AND ETHNIC RECONCILIATION

Sponsored by the Interreligious Center on Public Life, a program of
Hebrew College and Andover Newton Theological School

Monday, August 14, 7:30 p.m.
Berenson Hall, Hebrew College, 160 Herrick Road, Newton Centre
Admission is free. To reserve a seat, please go to:
http://www.hebrewcollege.edu/issrpl

The Balkan wars of the 1990s, which violently fractured Yugoslavia, was
a bloody conflict that institutionalized rape and ethnic cleansing as
strategic instruments of war. Part of this barbaric strategy was the
destruction of houses of worship on a mass scale.

This summer, people of all faiths are traveling to Bosnia to help
rebuild churches and mosques destroyed in the war. One such group,
participants in the International Summer School on Religion and Public
Life (ISSRPL)-sponsored in part by Hebrew College and Andover Newton
Theological School-will be returning from Bosnia and visiting our
campuses in Newton for a week of study and reflection. Join us on the
evening of August 14th to meet these unique individuals from around the
world and to hear about their attempts to foster religious and ethnic
reconciliation.

Dr. Adam Seligman, Director of the ISSRPL, will present an overview of
the Bosnian situation and the dangerous challenges that still exist in
that part of the world. Participants, many of whom come from
strife-ridden areas, will describe their backgrounds, the ethnic and
religious clashes in their own countries, and how their experience in
Bosnia might be applied to create new paradigms for tolerance in their
homelands.

Admission is free.
To reserve a seat, please go to: http://www.hebrewcollege.edu/issrpl.

THE INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL ON RELIGION AND PUBLIC LIFE

The International Summer School on Religion and Public Life (ISSRPL) is
an interreligious summer school that meets for approximately two weeks
each year at various sites in Europe, Israel and the United States. By
providing an international framework for students, civic leaders and
prominent scholars to explore the intersection of religion and the
public sphere, the ISSRPL aims to develop new strategies of tolerance
and pluralism while maintaining a commitment to tradition and religious
identity. The school's guiding belief is that in order to build
tolerance and understanding between groups and to shape a civil society,
the perceived barrier between secular, modern and more traditional
religious values must be broken down.

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer for Our Times - A Centennary Conference
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Sponsored by Hebrew College, Andover-Newton Theological School, and
Boston College

Dietrich Bonhoeffer for Our Times
Jewish and Christian Perspectives
September 17-18, 2006
at Hebrew College, Andover-Newton Theological School, and Boston
College

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945) has become an icon of resistance and
moral courage. As a pastor and teacher, he was one of the earliest
Protestants to speak out against Nazism and summon his church to oppose
it. As a resistance figure executed for his role in the conspiracy
against the Nazi regime, his prison writings later inspired Christians
throughout the world.

What is Bonhoeffer's legacy for the Jewish-Christian relationship
today? His record of political opposition to Nazism is clear. Does his
contribution to Christian ethical reflection and activism have
implications for non-Christians? What is Bonhoeffer's place as a
theological and political figure in the legacy of the Holocaust? In this
conference, Catholic, Jewish, and Protestant scholars will reflect on
his witness and its legacy for our times.

Sunday, September 17
at Andover-Newton Theological School, Stoddard Hall
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
Bonhoeffer, the Jewish People, and Post-Holocaust Theology
-Victoria Barnett, US Holocaust Memorial Museum
-Stephen Haynes, Rhodes College
-Moderator/Responder: Shai Held, Jewish Theological Seminary

Registration by September 8, 2006 is required.

More event venues and registration:
http://www.bc.edu/research/cjl/meta-elements/texts/center/conferences/bonhoeffer.htm

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Cafeteria as Cooling Space
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Hello Everyone,

We have decided to keep the cafeteria open as a cooling space through
the month of August. I hope that on days when your apartment is warm
this gives you a good space to go and get cool. The cafeteria will be
open until 10:00 p.m. Monday -Thursday, and until 6:00 p.m. on Fridays.

Nancy

Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

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Invitation to Shakespeare in the Park Friday Night!
----------------------------------------------
Hello Everyone,

You are cordially invited to join Housing Coordinator Amelia O'Dowd,
SA President Len hayward, and me for an evening of Shakespeare on the
Boston Common this Friday night at 8 pm. This event is free. So come
on down, bring a blanket/chairs, a picnic or whatever, and join us for a
delightful evening off the hill!

Len will meet anyone who wants to go by T at ANTS (in front of
Sturtevant) at 7:00 p.m. so you can go as a group. Amelia and I will
meet you down at the Common. If the weather looks problematic you can
call their weather hotline: (617) 532-1212 to see whether the
performance is on.

We hope to see many of you there on Friday,

Nancy

Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Tuesday, August 8, 2006

In this message
- Cafeteria as Cooling Space
- Invitation to Shakespeare in the Park Friday Night!
- Welcome BBQ for Prof. Narola Imchen & Family

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Cafeteria as Cooling Space
------------------------------------------
Hello Everyone,

We have decided to keep the cafeteria open as a cooling space through
the month of August. I hope that on days when your apartment is warm
this gives you a good space to go and get cool. The cafeteria will be
open until 10:00 p.m. Monday -Thursday, and until 6:00 p.m. on Fridays.

Nancy

Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

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Invitation to Shakespeare in the Park Friday Night!
----------------------------------------------
Hello Everyone,

You are cordially invited to join Housing Coordinator Amelia O'Dowd,
SA President Len hayward, and me for an evening of Shakespeare on the
Boston Common this Friday night at 8 pm. This event is free. So come
on down, bring a blanket/chairs, a picnic or whatever, and join us for a
delightful evening off the hill!

Len will meet anyone who wants to go by T at ANTS (in front of
Sturtevant) at 7:00 p.m. so you can go as a group. Amelia and I will
meet you down at the Common. If the weather looks problematic you can
call their weather hotline: (617) 532-1212 to see whether the
performance is on.

We hope to see many of you there on Friday,

Nancy

Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

Free Shakespeare on the Common

Notes from Director, Steven Maler, on The Taming of the Shrew
Free Tuesday- Sunday
July 22- August 13, 2006
Boston Common Parade Ground

Boston's North End. A blend of colors, smells, sounds and movement. A
bright sign illuminates 'Tistas restaurant calling the local clientele
as well as visitors to this bustling Italian-American neighborhood.
Sisters Katharina and Bianca help serve the customers of their
father's
restaurant each with their own distinctive character. Lovely Bianca
with
her many suitors aggravates her shrewish older sister who is the
terror
of the neighborhood. The tables turn (literally) when Katharina meets
her match in the loud and unruly Petruchio.

Designers John Coyne (set) and Clint Ramos (costumes) bring the 1950's
North End to the stage in Commonwealth Shakespeare Company's The
Taming
of the Shrew, from July 22nd - August 13th. This production, as Mr.
Ramos articulated during his design presentation is "a love letter to
Boston" complete with swing tunes and Italian arias.

The Taming of the Shrew will play Tuesdays-Saturdays at 8pm and
Sundays
at 7pm July 22- August 13. Come early, bring a picnic and a blanket
and
admire the best of Boston. Weather Hotline: (617) 532-1212

Click here for more information on these performances!
http://wangcenter.pmailus.com/pmailweb/ct?d=B746RABzAAH-----AAC_hQ

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Welcome BBQ for Prof. Narola Imchen & Family
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August 9, 2006
Noon
On the Quad

Please join us for a welcome BBQ for Visiting Judson Scholar Dr. Narola
Imchen, her husband Lima and son Aosen, this Wednesday, 8/9, at Noon.
The Imchens have just arrived from Nagaland, India.

The Student Association will provide grillable proteins and drinks. We
are asking people to bring a side dish or dessert (brownies and
chocolate chip cookies are always popular) to share. We will also have
Bocce and other games.

See you there!

Contact: Len Hayward
Email: LHayward@ants.edu

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu

Monday, August 07, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Monday, August 7, 2006

In this message
- Welcome BBQ for Prof. Narola Imchen & Family
- Courses CLOSED
- Student Health Insurance
- Welcome to Mary Milay, Administrative Assistant
- New Jobs on the Web Site
- Chaplains Needed, Massachusetts Army National Guard

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Welcome BBQ for Prof. Narola Imchen & Family
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August 9, 2006
Noon
On the Quad

Please join us for a welcome BBQ for Visiting Judson Scholar Dr. Narola
Imchen, her husband Lima and son Aosen, this Wednesday, 8/9, at Noon.
The Imchens have just arrived from Nagaland, India.

The Student Association will provide grillable proteins and drinks. We
are asking people to bring a side dish or dessert (brownies and
chocolate chip cookies are always popular) to share. We will also have
Bocce and other games.

See you there!

Contact: Len Hayward
Email: LHayward@ants.edu

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Courses CLOSED
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The following Fall 2006 courses are closed:

CMPR 625 Holistic Preaching
EL-NEWT748 Revelation
CMPR 601 Christian Preaching
PSYF 762 Spiritual Practices for Healing and Wholeness

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Student Health Insurance
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The School is in the process of changing our student health insurance
provider. The new company will be Student Resources and the annual
premiun will be $944. The company is in the process of preparing the
enrollment forms, waiver cards and brochures which will be mailed
directly to you within the next few weeks.

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Welcome to Mary Milay, Administrative Assistant
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Friends,

A significant increase of activity, appointments and travel for the
President, in combination with an ongoing commitment to accessibility,
has necessitated that we strengthen our staff support in these areas.
For this reason it gives me pleaure to announce that we have a new part
time administrative assistant in the office.

Mary Milay lives in Newton but hails from Western Massachusetts. She
has worked in a number of educational office settings at Greenfield and
Berkshire Community Colleges. More recently she co-managed the central
office of the Eaglebrook School in Deerfield, MA. She is happy to be
working in an environment that "is in harmony with many of her values."

Mary will be in the office Monday - Thursday mornings. Her extension
is 298. Her primary duty will be to coordinate and schedule
appointments for the President although she will help us in many other
ways. We request that when possible you check with her first when you
need to schedule appointments.

We have introduced Mary to many of you. We ask that if you have not
met her to feel free to stop by and welcome her to the School. Thank
you.

Rose L. Costas
Assistant to the President

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New Jobs on the Web Site
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Visit the Jobs Board on the ANTS web site at:
http://www.ants.edu/blogs/jobs/index.html

Several new job opportunities were posted recently.

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Chaplains Needed, Massachusetts Army National Guard
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We have received this request from the Chaplain Corps:

Currently, the Massachusetts Army National Guard Chaplain Corps is
experiencing an unprecedented crisis. Although we are authorized 15
chaplains within the state, we have been able to fill only three of
these positions. It is an understatement to say that we are extremely

desperate for pastors, priests, and ministers to meet this
requirement. We are also actively recruiting for our chaplain
candidate program in an attempt to get individuals in the pipeline to

eventually bring them on board as full chaplains.

With Kind Regards,

CAPTAIN KEVIN T. MILLSAPS
Chaplain Candidate
Massachusetts Army National Guard
Office of the State Chaplain

View more information:
http://www.ants.edu/community/events/2006/recruiting.pdf

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu

Wednesday, August 02, 2006

ANTS Student E-News - Wednesday, August 2, 2006

In this Message
- Cooling area
- Course Corrections to Catalog
- Construction Update

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Cooling Area
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Dear Summer Residents,

Over the next few days when we have this high heat the cafeteria will
be open as a place to go and get cool. It should be open by 9:45 am
today, and will close with the final rounds of the nightwatch. I hope
this makes surviving the next few days a bit more comfortable!

Nancy

Dr. Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life
Worcester 104
1-617-964-1100, ext. 260

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Course Corrections to Catalog
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PSYH 780/880F [EL] Shame, Guilt, and Forgiveness - Professor Thompson
This course no longer requires the permission of the instructor.

INTE 601/801Y
Justice Matters: Theology/Ministry and Race, Class, Sex, and Gender in
the U.S. - Dr. Nienhuis
Meeting dates are:
September 15 & 29, October 13 & 27, November 10,
December 8, February 9 & 23, March 9 & 23, April 13 & 27

CONG 752F Servant Leadership in the Postmodern Context - Dr. Jeff
Jones
Does not require attendance at the Woodbury Management Workshop.

[Spring Semester] CMLE 745S, Leading for the Future, requires
attendance at the Woodbury Management Workshop.

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Construction Update
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Dear Members of the ANTS Community,

As you can see, construction on the Wilson Chapel is moving right
along. FYI, we are currently on schedule and on budget! Below are some
things you can anticipate in the coming weeks:

1. We continue to hope to be under roof by Thanksgiving and closed in
by Christmas (this will save us some heating and covering costs).
2. In the coming weeks you will see that we will continue to erect the
infrastructure. This will mean concrete foundation & forms (big trucks),
which will then be followed by steel beams (big trucks and noise) and
then limestone and eventually the glass. Once we are under a roof we
will have fewer big trucks and far less noise. There will be many
workman on the campus, but they will be tradesmen working on the
interior.
4. The steel work will be well along by the time classes start, but
there will still be some riveting (i.e. "rat-a-tat" noise) going on for
the first two weeks of classes (we expect to finish this by Oct 1).
5. We will be putting in a new gas line to service Noyes and the new
Chapel in the coming weeks. This will mean digging (via backhoe) on the
road from about Herrick House up in front of the president's house, and
then across the quadrangle in front of the library and down the quad in
front of Sturtevant, Noyes, Kendall, and so forth to the chapel. This is
expected to be completed well before the start of classes, although the
final repair to the surface may take awhile longer.

Enjoy the final weeks of summer,

Nancy

Nancy Nienhuis
Dean of Students and Community Life

ANTS E-news
Karen Brockney
617-964-1100 ext. 225
kbrockney@ants.edu