News About our Alumni
Our own grad alumni Dionna Rojas Orta spoke at the Center for Health Equity Fall 2016 Sympsium on Criminal Justice and Health in October 2016. We are proud of all CUBM alumnus and their achievements.
Congratulations Shawn Knox! Shawn graduated in 2015. He was appointed pastor at Pilgrim Baptist Church, 1440 Juniata Street, 15233. Services for his installation were held on April 27, 2016. We wish him best wishes for his future.
Charlene Cunningham, a 2005 CUBM graduate, launched an apparel and footwear company called Walk for God in March 2013 with the help of business counseling from Seton Hill University’s E-magnify women’s business center. Charlene, a first-time entrepreneur, was inspired to start Walk for God as a way to bring a message of hope and love to consumers through everyday products. She received a design patent for her logo Read more >>
Marge Coker, a CUBM alumnus was ordained on May 21, 2013 at Mount Ararat Baptist church by her pastor Dr. William H. Curtis on Tuesday. Reverend Marge Coker serves as an associate minister of Mount Ararat Baptist Church under the leadership of senior pastor Dr. William H. Curtis. She is a retired employee of Highmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield where she served as an Assistant Supervisor for many years. Read more >>
We welcome Reverend Helen Jackson a 2008 CUBM graduate to CUBM in the role of Enrollment/Admission Counselor. After receiving her A.A. in Christian Ministry she went on to Geneva College, Beaver Falls where she earned her B.S. in Christian Ministry in 2011 and a M.S. in Organizational Leadership in 2013. She is employed at the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County. In addition to an already full schedule, Reverend Jackson serves alongside her husband... Read more >>
George Woodruff - On Saturday, April 13 George Woodruff, a 2012 CUBM graduate, was called to be a pastor at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church on Brighton Road in the Northside of Pittsburgh. Currently he attends the Geneva College DCP program Monday nights at RPTS. George stated, “I am blessed to see God fulfilling my dreams right before my eyes. I thank Karla and CUBM for teaching and training me so I could be prepared for pastoral service, thanks so much!”
Ar'Tice Coleman Recent graduate Ar'Tice Coleman published her first book titled "Wisdom Tea" in February 2013. Book Description: "There are times that we need some answers to the problems that arise in our lives and we need those answers right away. Wisdom Tea was born out of those situations that accrued in my own life. Life comes with a lot of twist and turns as well as detours that you may encounter on a daily basis..." More on Amazon>>
Yvette Taylor. CUBM alumnus, Yvette Taylor was ordained as a Reverend at Rodman Street Missionary Church by her pastor Rev. Canady on Sunday, March 17. Minister Yvette Taylor is currently the Credentialing Coordinator in the Medical Staff Office at Magee-Women’s Hospital of UPMC and the Admissions Counselor for Geneva College at the Center for Urban Biblical Ministry. Read more >>
Alumnus George Lautner was ordained at Abiding Word Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls, SD on June 10. George is a Pittsburgh native from Baldwin High School. He graduated from CUBM in 2006 and Geneva College in 2008 before attending Association of Free Lutheran Theological Seminary in Minnesota. George and his family currently reside in Deshler, Nebraska where he is pastor of Deshler Abiding Word Lutheran Church.