Professor Katie Geneva Cannon honored

Katie Geneva Cannon, Annie Scales Rogers Professor of Christian Ethics, recently received Union Theological Seminary of New York‘s Union Medal at the 178th Commencement. The seminary’s highest award honors persons of faith whose lives reflect the mission of the seminary in the world. Cannon, class of 1983, gave a short charge to the 2016 graduates. Watch her speech here at 1:42:30.

Cannon was the first African-American woman ordained in the United Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).