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Student Support - Online

The online MACM and MACL programs have been designed for learning at a distance. Every aspect of the program from the moment you request information through graduation has been developed to include the most effective support for you. Students will have access to seven levels of support throughout the online theological seminary degree program.

Program Leadership

MACM Program Director
Dr. Steve Klipowicz (sklipowicz@gordonconwell.edu)

MACL Program Director
Dr. Rod Cooper (rcooper@gordoncownell.edu)

Students may contact the Program Director with questions regarding the following:

  • Admission decisions
  • Academic advisement
  • Exceptions to existing policies or procedures
  • General program policies
  • Academic progress in the program

Student Care Personnel

Associate Director of Hybrid Programs
Doug Price (dprice1@gordonconwell.edu)

MACM Student Care Representative 
Rachel Hastings (macmstudentcare@gordonconwell.edu)

MACL and Certificate Student Care Representative
Ben Begley (maclstudentcare@gordonconwell.edu)

Students may contact the Student Care Team with questions regarding the following:

  • General program policies and processes
  • Upcoming classes
  • Book ordering
  • Financial aid or tuition payments
  • Residency logistics
  • Community life

Registration Personnel

Trish King - Registrar
Anna Gruntz - Assistant Director of Enrollment Management
Chrissy Winson - Registration Coordinator
Ben Begley and Bill Scott - Registration Student Workers 


Students may contact the Registration Team with questions regarding:

  • Mentored Ministry rotations
  • E-Portfolio assignments and questions
  • Course registration/availability
  • Grade disputes
  • Transfer credit evaluation
  • International student visas
  • Graduation eligibility
  • Academic dishonesty/plagiarism accusations

Course Instructors

Students may contact the Course Instructors with questions regarding the following:

  • Course content and assignments
  • Course grades
  • Late work and course extensions
  • Residency experiences

Technical Service Desk

Students may contact the Technical Service Desk (servicedesk@gordonconwell.edu) with questions regarding:

  • Sakai
  • Course media
  • Logging in/password reset
  • Other technical concerns

Virtual Writing Center

Students may contact the Virtual Writing Center with questions regarding:

  • Structuring research or writing projects
  • Feedback on papers or other written assignments
  • Instruction on grammar, citations, or other writing standards

Local Mentors

Students in the MACM and MACL programs will identify mentors in their local communities to supervise their Mentored Ministry/Internship in Leadership rotations.