Mark S. Caruana ’81 Named as Dean of Houghton College Utica
Dr. Mark S. Caruana ’81 has been named the dean of Houghton College Utica, the college’s new Associate of Arts program in Utica, NY, aimed at the growing population of refugees in the city.
Dr. Caruana previously served as the pastor of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Utica since May 1999 with ministry focused on the multiethnic congregation including approximately 900 Karen from Burma (Myanmar) friends and members. He is also the secretary of the board of directors of the Mohawk Valley Resource Center for Refugees and the representative to the Burma Refugee Commission of the American Baptist Churches/USA, and he serves on the Board of Mission for the American Baptist Churches of New York State.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in humanities from Houghton, a Master of Divinity degree from Eastern University’s Palmer Theological Seminary and a Doctorate of Ministry from Hartford Seminary.
Houghton College Utica will welcome its inaugural class in Fall 2017.