What Is Community Life Like at HDS?

Community Life Videos

As part of Theological Education Day on November 7, 2012, HDS staff and students participated in a panel discussion on HDS community life and the numerous opportunities for engagement outside of the classroom available to students. The speakers were: Maritza Hernandez, associate dean for enrollment and student services; Kerry Maloney, director of religious and spiritual life; Tim Whelsky, assistant dean for student affairs; and HDS students Willie Bodrick, Shelley Brown, Ilona Gerbacker, and Nhu Huynh.

Maritza Hernandez, associate dean for enrollment and student services, talks about her role and introduces the panel members


Tim Whelsky, assistant dean for student affairs, talks about student programs and groups at HDS


Kerry Maloney, director of religious and spiritual life, discusses religious events and traditions that HDS students have created and take part in


Ilona Gerbacker, MTS student, talks about her scholarship, becoming fluent in Arabic, and making connections with her peers at HDS


Nhy Huynh, MTS student, shares how student groups and communities outside the classroom have enriched her HDS experience


Shelley Brown, MDiv student, talks about the HDS community and how religion is integrated into other areas of study


Willie Bodrick, MDiv student, discusses how HDS supports students in all aspects of their lives and how students actively engage in life at HDS, at Harvard, and in Greater Boston.


Q & A The students and administrators answer questions from the audience.