Alumni/ae News

CST Students and Alumni/ae Excel

CST students and alumni/ae continue to be recognized for their scholarship and potential. Congratulations to four of our Ph.D. students on their honors: Aizaiah Yong and Saul Barcelo received 2019-20 HTI/Lilly Dissertation Fellowships, Jessica Chapman received an FTE Fellowship Award, and Clemette Haskins was a selected participant in the Wabash Teaching Seminar for Doctoral Students. [...]

2019-07-24T16:28:27+00:00July 24th, 2019|Alumni/ae News, News, Student Stories|0 Comments

Congratulations to CST’s Largest and Most Diverse Class in History

Congratulations to CST’s largest and most diverse class in the school’s history! We are proud of the love and justice each of our alumni/ae put in the world. Indeed, graduates of CST are the embodiment of hope in a world rife with division. Last May, 104 students representing thirteen different countries from across the globe [...]

2019-07-24T16:21:59+00:00July 24th, 2019|Alumni/ae News, News|0 Comments

CST Students Present at International Conference

Last spring, with the encouragement of Professor Deepak Shimkhada, four CST students – Jamie Mills, Fiona McMillan, Sundus Jaber, and Taylor Remington – presented at the South Asian Studies Association Conference (SASA) held in Claremont. SASA celebrates South Asia by bringing in scholars from around the world to present their work and art. This year’s [...]

2019-07-24T16:37:12+00:00July 24th, 2019|Alumni/ae News, News, Student Stories|0 Comments

Congratulations to This Year’s CST Distinguished Alumni/ae

Congratulations to this year’s Distinguished Alumni/ae Award honorees. We are proud of the love and justice each of our alumni/ae expresses in the world. Indeed, graduates of CST are the embodiment of hope in a world rife with division. For our Distinguished Alumni/ae Award, we seek nominations from alumni/ae, faculty, and staff to find people [...]

2019-05-07T22:40:22+00:00May 7th, 2019|Alumni/ae News, News|0 Comments

An Uncommon Collaboration

Usually CST’s Distinguished Alumni/ae Award honors one person. But Rev. Al Lopez (MDiv,’15), Rev. Nora Jacob (MDiv,’14), and Rev. Stephen Yorba Patten (MDiv,’16) are not living out their ministries in the usual way. All three were recently ordained as Disciples of Christ clergy, working toward ministerial partner standing in the United Church of Christ (UCC), [...]

2019-05-07T22:18:50+00:00May 7th, 2019|Alumni/ae News, News|0 Comments

Living into the Brand Promise

Rev. Steve Horswill-Johnston is a four-time Emmy-winning communications executive who serves as the Chief Communications Officer for Discipleship Ministries, an international agency of The United Methodist Church. Based in Nashville, Steve developed the official brand promise of The United Methodist Church: “Open Hearts. Open Minds. Open Doors,” as well as created and produced “Chuck Knows [...]

2019-05-07T22:38:28+00:00May 7th, 2019|Alumni/ae News, News|0 Comments

A Call for Heretics and Edge-Dwellers

Rev. Dr. Dottie Escobedo-Frank grew up on the mission-field in Nogales, Arizona and Mexico and has devoted her life to community. Serving as a social worker for 15 years, then as an ordained deacon, and currently as an elder in The United Methodist Church, Dottie works tirelessly to lead the church into new life. She [...]

2019-05-14T17:21:25+00:00May 7th, 2019|Alumni/ae News, News|0 Comments

MDiv Alumnae Start Racial Justice Organizing in Rural Communities

CST alumnae Samantha Wilson, ’14, and AJ Bush, ’15, are pastors who, concerned by increasing violence in their communities, wondered about the best way to have conversations about racial justice—particularly in small, white, rural communities. From that question, Rural Race Dialogue was born. Rural Race Dialogue is a workshop designed by Reverends Bush and Wilson [...]

2019-07-24T21:39:46+00:00March 15th, 2019|Alumni/ae News, News|0 Comments

Alumni/ae Gathering Planned for May

All CST alumni/ae are invited for a special gathering in Claremont on May 20 and 21, 2019. Monday, May 20: AlumNite: A CST Reunion at the Claremont DoubleTree Hotel. Cocktail party, 5:00 p.m. Dinner, at 6:30 p.m. featuring the Rev. Neil Tadken, ’04, as our keynote speaker RSVP by Monday May 6, to register visit: [...]

2019-04-02T16:42:38+00:00March 15th, 2019|Alumni/ae News, 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