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2015 Ann E. Dickerson Scholars Announced

Higher Education & Leadership Ministries proudly presents this year’s recipients of the Ann E. Dickerson Scholarship: Yolanda M. Norton, Casey Sigmon, and Laura Jean Torgerson. Rev. Yolanda M. NortonNorton is a fifth year doctoral candidate in Hebrew Bible and Ancient Israel at Vanderbilt University. She is writing her dissertation, Erasing Realities: Assimilation Politics of Persian […]

UPDATE: HELM Dinner at GA 2015

Meal tickets are no longer available through the Disciples’ registration website. However, a limited number of tickets will be available for purchase at General Assembly. Check with the registration table or visit HELM in the exhibit hall. Join HELM for Dinner & Discussion during the General Assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Columbus, […]

Linda Plengemeier: 25+ Years of Service

Linda Plengemeier, HELM’s Vice President and Treasurer for over 25 years, retired on June 30, 2015. Dennis Landon, HELM’s former President, had these words to say, I am grateful for her love for the church, her commitment to HELM’s mission, her candor, her absolute integrity, and her willingness to tell me when she thought I […]

2015 HELM Leadership Fellows Announced

HELM proudly presents this year’s incoming Leadership Fellows Class: Emily Benson | Kinston, NC | East Carolina University Emily Mills | North Charleroi, PA | Chatham University Alexander Smith | Brentwood, TN | Texas Christian University Fiyori Kidane | Fishers, IN | Texas Christian University Stephanie Caress | Carmel, IN | Chapman University Josh Mata […]

HELM Dinner at GA 2015

Join HELM for Dinner & Discussion during the General Assembly of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Columbus, OH. The panel will feature prominent women in Higher Education Leadership who will lead us through the discussion. Monday July 20, 2015 | 5:15 pm to 6:45 pm at the Hyatt Regency Columbus – Union A […]