Commencement Video

Watch the video broadcast of the 2020 Commencement, below!

The program will begin at 12:30pm on Saturday June 6th, 2020. If you do not see the live stream below as it is happening in New York, please refresh your browser.

A Message From Karim Beldjilali

“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” – Rumi

As a member of the One Spirit graduate community that gives so generously of our time, talent and treasure, at some point it hits you once again: I’m getting back so much more.

Interview with Rev. Vaile Leonard, Class of 2008

by Rev. Chelsea MacMillan I recently had the pleasure and honor of speaking with Rev. Vaile Leonard, a 2008 OSIS graduate and founder of the Light of Truth Center (LTC). LTC is a nonprofit organization in the Baltimore area that serves women in recovery by providing housing and programs of transformation. Currently, the organization, which employs just two part-time staff, houses about 20 women. As a volunteer coordinator, I was very impressed to hear that the Light of Truth Center is 95% volunteer-run and has been since 1999. Not only is the food, clothing, bookkeeping, and much more…