The L.I.V.E. (Learning, Inclusion, Vitality, Exploration) Symposium is Princeton Seminary’s initiative to reach underrepresented prospective students in graduate theological education as they discern their vocation within the church. Princeton Seminary’s commitment to inclusion is reflected not in a specific project, but in all of the institution's activities.
Students will gain a greater awareness through:
The L.I.V.E. Symposium takes place twice during the academic year. Thirty ministerial candidates from underrepresented domestic population groups are invited to campus for a 2-1/2-day vocational exploration.
Upcoming L.I.V.E. Symposium dates:
About the Reverend Dr. Victor Aloyo Jr.
The Reverend Dr. Aloyo Jr. is associate dean for institutional diversity and community engagement at Princeton Theological Seminary.
He earned an EdD at the University of Pennsylvania in 2015 and an MDiv at Princeton Theological Seminary in 1989. He currently serves two multiethnic Presbyterian congregations in Plainfield, New Jersey.
“Preaching is one of the most important things we do as pastors because it’s one of the last places in our society where people will actually listen, perhaps to things they may not agree with.”