Category: News

The Albert Baker Brotherly Love Fund

Announcing The Albert Baker Brotherly Love Fund

We recently learned how our students are being impacted by recent unprecedented world events and would like to ask for your help. In mid-March, students began reaching out to us because they had lost their job or family support and were concerned about their ability to attend school in the fall. After surveying more students, […]

Net Effect - Career Conversations and Connections

This Friday, May 29, we’re sitting down with Mike Mooslin–Join the Net Effect!

Registration Details Each Friday, from April 17 through June 26, ABF Career Alliance is hosting conversations with valued members of our Career Alliance community. See guest and conversation topic for Friday, May 29, below.  Three Questions and Three Take-aways Each Week We are asking each guest three questions about their work, and framing three takeaways […]

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Support for Students and Alums–Responding to the Need!

We are here to support our students and our entire ABF community! In recent weeks, many of our students have been in touch with us to share stories of financial challenges due to  job loss or adverse circumstances in our economy. In response to this need, we’re offering the following special assistance, along with helpful […]

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Important Information About our New Application

We are happy to announce that we are launching a new and improved application experience for all ABF recipients on April 15, 2020. It is mobile-friendly, intelligent, easy, and fast! In the meantime, as we prepare to launch, please be aware of the following changes that may affect you. ABF will need to temporarily pause […]

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Dr. Joseph Ritter Has Been Selected as ABF’s New CEO

The Trustees of The Albert Baker Fund (ABF) are happy to announce that Dr. Joseph M. Ritter has been selected to lead ABF as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), following the retirement of Alan Bashor who has served as CEO for the past ten years. Dr. Ritter is an accomplished college educator and administrator […]

Watchfire Music University

Looking to Further Your Career or Talent in Music?

What We Fund We’re delighted to announce a new program for comprehensive music training with Watchfire Music University. Under the tutelage of master teacher Peter Link, a two-time Tony Award nominee and Gold Record composer, students enrolled in Watchfire Music University’s  (WMU) online courses can now apply to have tuition supplemented through a grant from […]

Inspire Your Career Journey

Register Now for 5-part Webinar Series on Biblical Leadership

According to Inc. Magazine, only 10% of us are natural leaders. The rest have to work at it! The Bible can provide inspiration and help! REGISTER ONLINE NOW Career Alliance 5-part Master Webinar Series With Madelon Maupin, (MTS) Tuesdays, 5 pm Pacific; 8 pm Eastern Register now for free access to upcoming sessions and recordings […]

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Summer 2020 Internships at The Mother Church–Apply by February 18!

“Being in Boston and connecting with other Christian Scientists my age has been an amazing experience.” “This internship is not just ‘going to work,’ it’s an all- around experience. There’s growth beyond just what we did here. We all grew in many ways outside of our summer work experience.”              […]

Christian Science Monitor

College Students, Monitor Staffers Want to Meet You in Boston

CSM Bootcamp Weekend for College Students, April 3-6, 2020 College students — are you interested in politics, culture, or world affairs? Curious about how the media covers these issues? If yes, Monitor staffers want to meet you! You’re invited to apply for an all-expense paid weekend at The Christian Science Monitor (CSM) in Boston, April […]

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Search begins for new CEO of The Albert Baker Fund

The Albert Baker Fund is currently searching for a new CEO to lead the organization, as the current CEO, Alan Bashor, will retire in Spring, 2020. This is an opportunity to significantly impact the worldwide Christian Science movement through the allocation of resources to support the education and career objectives of Christian Scientists. The CEO […]