Celebrating the Class of 2024

Commencement in Nicarry

Bethany Theological Seminary will award 11 master’s degrees and 17 postgraduate diplomas and certificates during its Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 11, 2024, at 10 a.m, in Nicarry Chapel. The featured speaker is Rev. Dr. Micah McCreary, president of New Brunswick Theological Seminary in New Jersey. Following is a list of graduates in the Class of 2024.

May 2024 Honored Graduates

Master of Divinity

Stephen Flores 

Jason Haldeman

Jason Harsh

Master of Arts

Elena Bohlander

Portfolio: “An Unexpected Search for Answers: Finding Resolve in Biblical Literature”

Master of Arts: Theopoetics and Writing

Eric Bader

Project: “Theopoetics and Jungian Depth Psychology and Intersecting Responses to the ‘Death of God’”

Kelley Hudlow

Project: “A Preaching Theopoet: Afrofuturism, Theopoetics, and a Labyrinthine Journey”

Shana Leck

Project: “Invitations into Mystery: Expressive Arts as a Voice in Divine Conversation”

Sarah Orrell 

Project: “Theopoetic Institutions as Language of the Spirit: A Study into Theopoetics and Metaphor and Three Scenes in Darkness: A One Act Play”

Alina Skujins

Project: “Pilgrim”

Jaime Staehle

Project: “Echoes of Home: Theopoetic Journeys in Adoption Narratives” 

Master of Arts in Spiritual and Social Transformation

Clarke Staton

Graduate Certificates and Postgraduate Diplomas

Certificate of Achievement in Theological Studies

Erin Dalrymple

Anitra Kraus

Certificate in Theopoetics and Theological Imagination 

James Grossnickle-Batterton

Elena Bohlander

Michelle Grover

Patricia Halbeck

Betty Ann Miskowiec

Sheila Pick

Certificate in Intercontextual Biblical Interpretation

Raymond Rischpater

Postgraduate Diploma in Biblical Peacemaking (in Nigeria)

Ibrahim Bakoshi

James Barde

Emmanuel Wabare

Solomon Gofor

Daniel Kokong

Paul Lashom

Asabe Enoch