Absalom Jones Service
Sunday February 14th at 10:15am
St. James’ will welcome the new President of Huston-Tillotson University, Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette, to our pulpit at the 10:15 service Sunday Feb 14th in observance of Absalom Jones Day. Dr. Pierce Burnette holds degrees from Georgia College and Ohio State University. She earned her doctorate in Higher Education Administration from the University of Pennsylvania, as well as completing Harvard Graduate School’s Education Management Development Program. Dr. Pierce Burnette had an extensive career at Central State University in Wilberforce, Ohio, from 1999 – 2012 that scaled to Vice President for Administration and Chief Financial Officer. Absalom Jones Day will be the first of many occasions for collaboration between Huston-Tillotson and St. James’ under the auspices of her leadership of this wonderful university.