New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary invites all alumni to participate in creating an oral history uniting NOBTS generations.

This project is an opportunity to gather stories and collect memories that will bring the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary and Leavell College experience to life. We are interested in your reflections and tributes, and we hope that this effort will preserve NOBTS & Leavell College’s history for generations to come.

Your Story

What NOBTS story will you tell? What memory is most special? It can be serious or lighthearted, a heart-felt tribute or with a bit of humor. The experiences of our alumni are unique, and variety is welcomed!

PCI Partnership

NOBTS has partnered with Publishing Concepts (PCI) to gain access to its experienced, trained staff. PCI associates will listen to your stories and assemble information into a publication. To help you stay connected to NOBTS, PCI will also verify and update contact information if you have moved or recently lost touch. Please note that we have only shared your contact information with PCI in conjunction with this project. We have NOT sold your personal information or otherwise used it for outside marketing purposes.


There is NO cost to share your story, and we invite all alumni to participate. If interested, you will have an opportunity to reserve the publication as a hardbound book or digital collection.


PCI will contact NOBTS & Leavell College alumni directly through postcards, emails and phone calls to encourage participation. Final publication will be delivered in book and digital formats in early 2024 to purchasing alumni.


Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, in a few different ways:
• Updated Information – allows us to effectively communicate with and engage alumni
• Legacy – sharing and collecting stories preserves the history of our school
• Pride – wearing apparel shows support and love for our school
PCI is committed to protecting your information. The names, addresses and information provided to PCI for the publication of the Oral History Project will be held confidential by PCI, except to the extent that they are utilized in, or in the preparation of, the Oral History Project and except as required by court order or law. Upon completion of the project, PCI will redact PII (Personal Identifiable Information) from any and all electronic files that we have supplied or were produced by PCI in connection with the production of the Oral History Project.
If you have received a postcard or an email with a telephone number, you may call the number to speak with a dedicated representative for the Oral History Project. The representative will verify all the information we have on file for you, make any updates where needed, and then ask you to share your story about your time at NOBTS/Leavell College. Your story will be recorded and the sound clip provided to NOBTS at the conclusion of the project. 
• If you have received an email with an embedded link, you may go to the online site to review your information and submit a story.
The only information that is included in the publication is your name, class year and degree, along with your story and photo. No contact information is printed. When you call to update your contact information, it will only be used to update your alumni record for the school/alumni association. You may revoke consent for your story and/or photo to appear any time by contacting PCI’s customer service helpdesk at 1-800-982-1590 /
You can call back at any time to share your story.
You will receive an email with a link to upload up to two photos (black and white or color) plus captions.
If you have also purchased a book but do not have an email address on file, you will be sent a photo mailer to send physical photos in to be printed (note: photos will be returned if you include a self-addressed, stamped envelope).
The NOBTS & Leavell College Oral History Publication is available for sale only to NOBTS & Leavell College alumni.
The total duration of the Oral History Project is about 12 months. Since we began the project in February 2023, the books will be distributed in February 2024.
Contact PCI’s customer service helpdesk at 1-800-982-1590 and they will take care of this for you.