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Global Ministries University (GMU) is an interfaith and international online graduate school offering affordable courses, certificates, and graduate degrees in ministry, theology, interreligious studies, ethics, and peace studies. Embracing inclusivity and affirming the sacred in all traditions, GMU equips people from a variety of faiths and denominations to lead and minister with integrity, competence, and professionalism.  GMU upholds the equality of persons and cultures, and practices openness toward diverse theological perspectives.

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President Grudzen to Receive Global Peace Award from the Buddhist Council of America

President Grudzen to Receive Global Peace Award from the Buddhist Council of America

President of Global Ministries University, Gerald Grudzen, Th.D., will be given a “Global Peace Award” by the Buddhist Council of America during its 3rd Global Peace Conference, on June 16, 2024, International Vesak Day.

Governor Gretchen Whitmer of Michigan will present the award to Dr. Grudzen and other dignitaries, including United States Senator Gary Peters, and Michigan State Senators Stephanie Chang, John Damoose, and Paul Wojno. Several Michigan mayors and international and national Buddhist dignitaries will also be honored.

President Grudzen’s Reflections on Student Activism in the US and Africa

President Grudzen’s Reflections on Student Activism in the US and Africa

Student activism has highlighted media coverage of the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas. My alma mater, Columbia University, has been the epicenter of student unrest and the catalyst for uprisings across the US at college campuses.

On April 30, my wife, Marita Grudzen, and I attended a lecture on Human Rights Activism in Africa by Professor Kumi Naidoo, the Arthur W. Payne Distinguished Lecturer at the Stanford University Freeman Institute for International Studies. Professor Naidoo’s resume includes his role in organizing the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa and later helping to organize the legalization of the African National Congress after Nelson Mandela was released from prison….

April 2024 Global Update

April 2024 Global Update

View the celebration of the life of Frank Pisciotta, Th.D. Read President Grudzen’s reflection on his presentation at Niagara University and Buffalo United for Peace. Learn all bout Google from GMU’s librarian. Let the Sunshine in your life with Creation Spirituality. Study human behavior with Psychosynthesis. Read updates on Chaplaincy programs. Learn about new offerings from the People’s Catholic Seminary and how CCT tuition is so affordable. Look forward to Interfaith Harmony Week 2025 for GMU’s third international interfaith online conference.

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