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CommuniquÉ—April 2007
News and Information for the AGTS Community

AGTS Graduation Events

  • Doctor of Ministry Symposium
    • Friday, May 4, 12:30-2:15 p.m. in the Chapel
  • Commencement
    • Saturday, May 5, 1:30 p.m., Central Assembly
    • Reception immediately following.

Where in the World is Dr. Klaus?

  • April 24-26—Speaker at Wyoming District Council, Casper, Wyoming
  • April 29—9:00 & 10:30 a.m., Missions Convention speaker at Evangel Temple, Springfield, Missouri
  • May 7—Ohio District Council AGTS roundtable, Columbus, Ohio
  • May 27—preach at Central AG for Pentecost Sunday, Springfield, Missouri
  • June 20-July 3—Minnesota Family Camp speaker, Alexandria, Minnesota

Good Morning Springfield!

  • On April 5, AGTS will be hosting Good Morning Springfield! a monthly breakfast with the Springfield Chamber of Commerce and the business leaders of our community. 
  • This is a great opportunity for AGTS to showcase its degree programs and ministries and to make connections with the business and civic communities of Springfield.

Good Friday Holiday

  • Friday, April 6
  • No classes for students and AGTS offices will be closed in order for employees and students to celebrate the Easter Holiday.

Final Exams

  • Monday, April 23–Friday, April 27

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Academic News

Jan Maempa— or 268-1014
Norma Simmons— or 268-1070

Comprehensive Examination Dates

  • Summer Session I—June 4
  • Summer Session II & Post session—July 10
  • Contact Norma Simmons for further details

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Registrar’s News

Sarah Clark— or 268-1025


  • Still need to register for summer classes?
  • Stop by the Registrar's Office as soon as possible.

Leaving Springfield?


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Financial Aid News

Flo Byerly— or 268-1028

Financial Aid Deadline

  • The secondary deadline for fall/spring federal financial aid is May 1. The benefits of observing this deadline include:
    • Electronic FAFSA allows prompt consideration for loan
    • Potential for receiving a Perkins loan increases (based on funds on hand)
    • First Stafford loan check available first week of classes
      • To qualify, the FAFSA must be electronically submitted and processed by May 1 by the Central Processor. 
      • Other required forms must be submitted to AGTS on or before the final deadline.
  • Financial aid documents can be downloaded at
  • Final deadline for financial aid is July 6.
  • Contact the Financial Aid Office for more details—268-1028 or

Financial Aid Exit Interviews

  • The U.S. Department of Education requires all graduates or non-returning students who received a Stafford Loan while at AGTS to attend a Financial Aid Exit Interview.
  • Select one of the following dates to attend:
    • Wednesday, April 11, 1:30 p.m., Room 228
    • Thursday, April 12, 1:30 p.m., Room 228

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Business Office News

Steve Miramonti— or 268-1035

2006-2007 Tuition and Fees

  • Tuition covers about 69% of the cost of education at AGTS.
  • The rest is funded by a grant from the General Council of the Assemblies of God and the        contributions of churches, districts and individuals.
  • The tuition rate effective fall 2007 is $465 per credit hour and includes the technology, student services, ID card and graduation fees.

Financial Registration for Summer & Fall

  • If you have not yet completed financial registration for the fall or summer terms, please stop by the Business Office as soon as possible and sign your promissory note.
  • Registration for these terms is not complete until financial arrangements have been made with the Business Office.

Easter Weekend Building Hours

  • Please note the building hours during the holiday weekend:
    • Friday, April 6—10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    • Saturday, April 7—10 a.m.-6 p.m.
    • Sunday, April 8—Closed
  • Administrative offices will be closed on Friday, but the library will be open until 6 p.m.
  • Regular building hours will resume on Monday, April 9.

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Student Life

Treasa Edmond— or 268-1081

Passion Week Chapel Service Schedule

  • Monday, April 2—6 p.m.
    • Dr. Edgar Lee     
  • Tuesday, April 3—1:30 p.m.
    • Bishop Knox      
  • Wednesday, April 4—10:30 a.m.
    • Dr. John Marshall, Pastor Second Baptist           

SAC Lunch

  • April 26, 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. in the Great Hall
  • Come join for a great time of fun and fellowship and free food!

The Forum

  • Students are invited to attend an evening of informal interaction with President Byron Klaus. 
  • When? April 10, 6-8 p.m. in the Student Lounge.
  • Dinner will be served, but attendees must sign up prior to event. Sign-up sheet is located in the Student Lounge.


  • Please remember that there is to be no food or drink in the Library or Chapel. Thank you for helping keep our facilities neat and clean.

Easter Weekend Library Hours

  • Friday, April 6—10 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 7—10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Library Hours for April 27–May 5

  • Monday-Friday—8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday—Closed
  • Regular hours will resume on Monday, May 7, with the start of the first summer session classes.

Need a summer job...and beyond?

  • The AGTS library will have work-study positions opening up in April.
  • To apply for these work-study positions, contact Rick Oliver or Catherine Code in the Library.

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Enrollment News

Jennifer Berry— or 268-1035

Mario Guerreiro’s Trips

  • April 9-11—Southern California District Council
  • April 23-25—Northern California District Council

Thank you!

  • The Enrollment Office extends a hearty “Thank you” to all the volunteers who helped make Seminary Day a great success.  We couldn’t have done it without you!

Word of Mouth Referrals

  • Know someone interested in AGTS?
  • Contact a member of the enrollment team to arrange a personal visit while an AGTS representative is in their area.

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Faculty News

  • Dr. Stephen Lim—spoke at the   District Christian Education Directors Conference in Branson, Missouri on February 2 on the topic, “Making  Disciples in a postmodern Age.”
  • Dr. Warren Newberry—responded to three papers presented at the   annual Society for Pentecostal    Studies meeting, March 8-10,  Cleveland, Tennessee.
  • Dr. Joseph Castleberry attended the following meetings in March:
    • March 2-3—ATS Curriculum Revision Consultation, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania
    • March 8-10—Society for Pentecostal Studies, Cleveland, Tennessee
    • March 22-24—ATS Chief Academic Officers’ Society meeting, Vancouver,  BC, Canada
    • March 31—Board meeting, Global Renewal, Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
  • Dr. DeLonn Rance—participated in a Latin America Educators Dialog for Bible School leaders from throughout the Panama City region.

Updated: Friday, June 16, 2006 10:22 AM

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