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Tyndale Confers First Earned Doctorates

Tyndale Seminary recently awarded its first earned doctorates in the 118-year history of the institution. Sixteen Doctor of Ministry (DMin) candidates received their degrees last May at the Tyndale Seminary Graduation Ceremony at Richmond Hill Christian Community Church.
“This cohort enthusiastically tried out a number of aspects of our curriculum design and their feedback has made it an even better program,” said Dr. Paul Bramer, Director of Tyndale’s DMin program and Professor of Christian Formation and Leadership. Dr. Bramer developed much of the curriculum and structure of the Doctor of Ministry program and says that he is, “very proud of the hard work and scholarship which these grads have demonstrated.” The recent graduates are members of Tyndale’s first DMin cohort, which began in 2009.
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Tyndale Signs Long-Term Agreement with ACCTE

PhotoTyndale University College & Seminary and the Association of Canadian Chinese Theological Education (ACCTE) have signed a long-term agreement to continue the work of the Canadian Chinese School of Theology at Tyndale Seminary (CCSTTS). Dr. John Kao, Chairman of the Executive Board of ACCTE and Dr. Gary V. Nelson, President and Vice Chancellor of Tyndale University College & Seminary signed the agreement at a public signing ceremony and celebration at Tyndale’s Ballyconnor Campus. The agreement strengthens the commitment of Tyndale to the mission of providing quality theological education in the Chinese language.
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Extending Impact with Tyndale's Open Learning Centre

Tyndale University College & Seminary is pleased to introduce the Tyndale Open Learning Centre (TOLC). TOLC will extend Tyndale’s impact into the community by providing learning opportunities through multi-platform continuing educational programs, non-credit classes, workshops and seminar opportunities. The Centre will also be a way for Tyndale to serve the community, churches and Christian organizations that have supported Tyndale over the years. Tyndale’s ability to convene diverse groups of people, church denominations and ministries will allow the Centre to provide resources and consultation services to a broad constituency. TOLC currently incorporates three main arms: The Tyndale Leadership Centre, the Tyndale Intercultural Ministries (TIM) Centre and the Tyndale Spiritual Formation Centre.
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Biblical Studies and Theology

To better reflect the content of study, the Religious Studies Department of Tyndale University College has been renamed the Biblical Studies and Theology Department.

Tyndale Changes Food Services Provider

With the transition to the new campus, Tyndale has changed to a new food service provider to meet the expanding and shifting needs of the Tyndale community. “While we are excited to see what’s next, we want to thank J&T for their service,” says Karen Soltau, Supervisor of Campus Services.

The entire staff of J&T will be missed by the students, staff and faculty of Tyndale. “By their warm greetings, generous service and open hospitality of providing needed meals on a daily basis, Tony, Maria, Chris, John and the many others who have worked in the kitchen, the Muffin Shop and at the cash, will be remembered with deep gratitude and lasting respect as we move onto our new campus,” says Dean of Students, George Sweetman. “Thank you J&T for your hard work, your bright affection for our students and your faithful service—we shall miss you.” » View News Post

Tyndale University College & Seminary began a partnership with Food Services provider, ARAMARK Canada. ARAMARK Canada provides a range of services to universities and businesses across the country, serving over four hundred thousand students in Canada alone.
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Tyndale Announces Varsity Sports Program
for September 2013

sportsTyndale University College & Seminary is excited to announce that it will be participating in varsity level athletics in September 2013. Tyndale’s goal in all things is to help support our students’ development of a vibrant faith, disciplined mind and transformed character. Athletics is a key part of this formation. Tyndale currently has a thriving recreational athletics program, which engages approximately sixty per cent of our student body and includes the participation of faculty and staff. Varsity level athletics is the next step in supporting our student athletes in their physical capacity and spiritual growth. Tyndale is recruiting students for September 2013 to compete in varsity wrestling and cross-country running.
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Tyndale's Brand Refresh

Tyndale University College & Seminary is pleased to reveal a refreshed brand. "Inspire", "move", "challenge" are words that encapsulate two years of research, focus groups, and interviews with students, faculty, alumni and staff. Whether it was an alumnus who graduated decades ago or a current freshman, people used similar descriptions when talking about Tyndale. It was from this feedback that the new look was created – one that better reflects the vibrant, active Tyndale community.
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