Susan Zork

Title: Assistant Professor of Religion
Office Location: Buller Hall 121
E-mail: zork@andrews.edu
Phone: (269) 471-3867


Education:

BS, Atlantic Union College

MA, Andrews University

Doctoral Student, Andrews University



Biography:

Susan Pervier Zork, MA Religious Education, is an Assistant Professor of Religion. She serves the department in teaching General Education Religion to more than 400 undergraduate students each year and was recently awarded the AUSA 2006 Teacher of Year. She is the faculty sponsor of Andrews Ministerial Association; a student association for Religion and Theology majors. And she is an active academic advisor in the department. In addition to her busy schedule teaching and preaching, Susan is a published composer and recording artist.  She regularly speaks and gives sacred concerts throughout the States and beyond. Additionally, she is a member of University Singers, the Andrews University select touring choir under the direction of her husband, Stephen Zork. She is currently taking her course work toward a PhD in Theological Curriculum and Spiritual Formation. Susan would, undoubtedly, claim her four grown children; Nicholas (Noelia), Benjamin (Miroslava), Timothy and Jasmine as her greatest claim to accomplishment and joy.


Current Research or Professional Activities:

Education/Research:
PhD Studies - SDA Theological Seminary, Religious Education
Spiritual Formation and Theological Curriculum. Summer 2006 - present

Renovare International Conference "The With-God Life;
The Dynamics of Scripture for Christian Transformation"
Denver, CO., June 2005

Obtained "Prepare/Enrich" Counseling Certification
Pre-marital and marriage counseling (spring 2005)


Present Teaching:
RELT100    God and Human Life - Fall                
RELT250    Personal Spirituality and Faith - Fall & Spring    
RELB210    Jesus In His Time and Ours - Fall            
RELP400    Senior Seminar: Health Professionals - Fall
PTH646     Spirituality in Healthcare    - Spring


Commendations and Recognition:
AUSA "TEACHER OF THE YEAR" - 2006
2005-2006 Senior Survey Exit Exam - named as meaningful influence 
   in graduate's lives 
Advisor Evaluations - named as meaningful/helpful advisor.


Andrews In-Reach:
- Featured Performer - Howard Center Season Opener - Sept. 2006
- Department of Physical Therapy Chapel - Feb 2007 
- Devotional - Andrews General Staff Meeting, Feb, 2005
- Student Marriage Counseling 
- Spiritual Mentoring/Counseling
- Stove-on-the-Go    
- I began the program in 2001. Gas stove on wheels. Cook and serve "goodies"
   to students, faculty and staff
- 'Til Midnight Cafe
- Higher Ground - presentation
- Higher Ground - discussion panelist
- Mosaic - presentation


Preaching:
Kentucky/Tennessee Conf. Music Festival - Sabbath Services, March 17, 2007    
Guest Performer/Speaker - Maplewood Academy Homecoming, October 2006
Glendale SDA Church - Weekend Retreat, Indiana Conf.  Oct. 2006
Center for Woman Clergy, SDA Theological Seminary, March 2006 
Andrews University Convocation Service, May 2005
Fall Week of Pray, Great Lakes Adventist Academy-Fall 2005
Womanhood Week (Lamson Hall) Fall 2005, 
Womanhood Week (Lamson Hall) Fall/Spring - 2004/2005
Laporte SDA Church (2004)
Lake Union Conference (Fall 2003,1993)
Carolina Conference (2002,2001,1997,1995)
Cranborune SDA Church - Harare, Zimbabwae (2001)
Andrews Academy - Bible Camp (2000)
Michigan Conference (2002,1997)
Village SDA Church (1997)
Lake Region Conference (1996)
Kentucky/Tennessee Conference (1996,1993)
Southern Union Conf - Adm. And Dept. Council (1994)
Gen. Conf. Spiritual Retreat for Women (1992)


Phone: 269-471-3177   Email: religion@andrews.edu
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