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New VP for International Relations

This month CST welcomed Dr. Jong Oh Lee as our new Vice President for International Relations. His coming was a dream realized for President Kuan, who has wanted to create such a position to advance the mission of the school around the globe. He said, “I have seen how such a position has benefited other [...]

2018-10-17T19:21:06+00:00October 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments

UMC Bishop’s Convocation

UNEXPECTED. “Take Away the stone, He said.” (John 11:39 NIV) Clergy from all five districts of the United Methodist Cal-Pac Conference gathered September 11-13 at the Indian Wells Resort & Spa for the Bishop’s Convocation with the theme “Unexpected.” Under the leadership of Grant Hagiya, the Resident Bishop of the Conference which geographically extends to [...]

2018-10-17T19:10:30+00:00October 17th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Distinguished Alumni/ae Award Nominations Sought

Each year our Alumni/ae Council (with the help of Alumni/ae and friends) honors two exceptional CST Alumni/ae with the Distinguished Alumni/ae Award. Help us celebrate the accomplishments of our Alumni/ae Community by completing the nominations form here on or before February 15, 2019. Do you know an alumnus/a who is living the mission and values of [...]

2018-12-07T00:04:02+00:00October 17th, 2018|Alumni/ae News, CST Happenings, News|0 Comments

In Memoriam: Reflections on Rolf and Hildegard Knierim

It is with deep sadness and shock that we share the news of the deaths of Dr. Rolf Paul Knierim, 90, and Mrs. Hildegard Emma Knierim, 89, who were killed on Saturday, September 29, in a traffic accident on their way back to California from New Mexico. This past July, many family members and friends [...]

2018-10-17T19:18:25+00:00October 11th, 2018|News|0 Comments

New Students, New Year, New Record

This Fall we welcomed 89 NEW students to CST, making our Fall enrollment another record-breaker! Our current enrollment for Fall 2018 is 431 – topping our Spring Enrollment record of 424. Welcome and welcome back to CST! Over the past few weeks, new students were immersed in the CST community through Orientation, Convocation, Chapel Services, [...]

2018-09-21T19:56:38+00:00September 21st, 2018|News|0 Comments

Fall Chapel Service Schedule

Chapel services resumed on September 4 and will continue weekly through the semester every Tuesday at 4:15 in Kresge Chapel. So far, President Kuan, Dr. Elizabeth Anderson, and M.Div. student Illunga Emmanual have led worship. Please join us for an upcoming service. September 25: Richard Lucchesi, Christian Church, Disciples of Christ Hybrid M.Div. student. October [...]

2018-09-21T19:52:17+00:00September 21st, 2018|CST Happenings, News|0 Comments

Save the Date for The Coloring Mental Health Collective

Save the date for the Coloring Mental Health Collective symposium at Holman United Methodist Church, October 26-27, 2018. Sponsored in partnership with Claremont School of Theology, Holman United Methodist Church, The Clinebell Institute, and other organizations in the greater Los Angeles area, The Coloring Mental Health Collective symposium will seek to provide “safe and transformative [...]

2018-09-21T19:48:28+00:00September 21st, 2018|CST Happenings, News|0 Comments


On Wednesday, October 10th, the Spiritual Care and Counseling Department at CST will be hosting CPE Day in Butler 201: “CPE @ CST 2018 Becoming Agents of Transformation and Healing.” Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) is an experiential model of learning how to provide spiritual care to those of all faiths and no faith. CPE programs [...]

2018-09-21T19:45:52+00:00September 21st, 2018|CST Happenings, News|0 Comments

Fall Ph.D. Colloquium Schedule

If you are a current Ph.D. student, consider attending the Fall Colloquium gatherings. The two-pronged purpose of the gatherings is to: (1) build community among students (at all stages of their doctoral degree programs) and faculty, and (2) develop practical skills to succeed in graduate school, academe, and beyond. At the first colloquium held on [...]

2018-09-21T19:44:32+00:00September 21st, 2018|CST Happenings, News|0 Comments