Glossary


A helpful resource to explain verbiage for all things United.



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Apiary

United has an on-campus apiary (bee colony), established and maintained by the seminary's beekeeper and physical plant director, Brandon Krosch, who is a third-generation beekeeper. Holy Honey straight from our apiary can be purchased in various quantities in the Context Cafe.

Art Studio

The Intersection is the art studio at United. It is located on the lower level of the seminary, adjacent to the Context Cafe.

Audit

Courses can be audited for a $250 fee per course. An auditor receives no credits (beyond CEUs for CE auditors) and pays no tuition. Occasionally a course is not available for audit.

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Bees

United has an on-campus apiary, established and maintained by the seminary's beekeeper and physical plant director, Brandon Krosch, who is a third-generation beekeeper. Holy Honey straight from our apiary can be purchased in various quantities in the Context Cafe.

Bigelow Chapel

The Bigelow Chapel has served as United's community worship space since 2004. It was named after its primary donor and friend of the seminary, Molly Bigelow McMillan. The chapel, designed by nationally known architect Joan Soranno, has won numerous local, regional and national architectural awards. The chapel is the most-eastern building on campus, accessed via the Classroom Wing (Gunnemannn Hall).

Blackboard

Blackbaud is United's course management software and database management systen.

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Campbell Room

The Campbell Room is a meeting space on the second floor of the McMillan Center, Room 210. It was named in memory of Thomas Campbell, academic vice president of the seminary from 1974-1979. Much beloved, he died tragically of cancer while in office.

Classroom Wing

The Classroom Wing is the common term used at United for Gunnemann Hall, where most classes are held. It is located between Steckel Learning Center and Bigelow Chapel.

Commencement

United's Commencement services are held on a Sunday afternoon at Plymouth Congregational Church in Minneapolis, Minn. A reception follows at the church.

Commencement Eucharist

The Commencement Eucharist service is traditionally held the Saturday evening before Commencement. Graduates are encouraged to bring friends and family to this public service.


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