NO SUN but PLENTY of FUN: CST Visits San Diego

Leaders from Claremont School of Theology spent the weekend of February 24 through 26th in San Diego, strengthening longtime friendships and planning future collaborations. Dozens of supporters and those who wanted to know more about CST attended one or more of several weekend events. “This weekend involved some great conversations about what theological education needs [...]

March 8th, 2017|News|0 Comments

CST Profile of Service and Justice from The Center for Faith and Service

Community. Advocacy. Engagement. Service. Social Justice. Each of these words is more than a concept at Claremont School of Theology. It is a way of life. Our students, faculty, staff, alumni/ae, and supporters know this but it's always nice to be recognized by others. The Center for Faith and Service (CFS) included CST among its list [...]

March 3rd, 2017|News|0 Comments

CST to Host Screening of New Niebuhr Film and Q & A with Filmmaker

Claremont School of Theology invites the community to view An American Conscience: The Reinhold Niebuhr Story on March 29, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in Mudd Theater, exploring the life and impact of the author of the “Serenity Prayer,” Reinhold Niebuhr. Niebuhr rose from a small Midwest church pulpit to become the nation’s moral voice —  [...]

March 2nd, 2017|News|0 Comments

Congratulations and Thank You, Bishop Jordan

  On February 7, 2017, Claremont School of Theology joined the Pan African Seminarians Association (PASA) to kick off our 39th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. worship, dinner, and celebration. PASA and the Rev. Dr. Najuma Smith-Pollard, Program Manager of the USC Cecil Murray Center for Community Engagement, led the chapel service. Later, in [...]

March 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Claremont School of Theology to Host “Stations of the Cosmic Christ,” Public Welcome

Claremont School of Theology invites campus and community to participate in an ancient journey guided by a modern artistic installation, called “Stations of the Cosmic Christ.” The display offers a new experience of an ages-old practice while honoring the common ground of people of diverse faiths and no faith. Many churches offer wall hangings that [...]

February 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments

CST Receives Thank You from Neighbors at Islamic Center of Claremont

Over the past several months, as uncertainties at home and abroad seem to multiply, Claremont School of Theology reached out to local mosques and synagogues targeted by hateful -- and sometimes criminal -- action. We marched and worshipped together, held vigils, and sent letters of support. This morning, Friday, February 24, 2017, CST and the [...]

February 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Season of Growth Continues for Claremont School of Theology: New Master of Theological Studies Program Approved

Claremont School of Theology recently received approval from the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) to offer a new, 48-credit Master of Theological Studies (MTS) degree program (click here to visit program site). This is the latest step in a series of goals set by CST leadership to fortify program offerings and appeal to a broad [...]

February 24th, 2017|News|0 Comments

In Memoriam: Lynn O’Leary-Archer

It is with great sadness that Claremont School of Theology (CST) acknowledges the recent death of Lynn Margaret O’Leary-Archer, 68, former Vice President for Administration and Finance at CST. Lynn was born on July 13, 1948, in Butte, Montana, and died in Los Angeles, on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Lynn spent innumerable years as an administrator [...]

February 23rd, 2017|News|1 Comment

In Memoriam: Rev. Dr. Yolanda Smith

It is with great sadness that Claremont School of Theology (CST) acknowledges the death of our alumna, Dr. Yolanda Smith, on November 9, 2016, after a long battle with cancer. Yolanda earned her M.A. (1997) and Ph.D. (1998) at CST. In 2000, she joined Yale Divinity School (YDS) as a visiting assistant professor in Christian [...]

February 21st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Claremont School of Theology Supports Decision to Decline $800,000 DHS Grant

Claremont, CA – February 10, 2017 – The Board of Trustees of Bayan Claremont Islamic Graduate School – a division of Claremont School of Theology – tonight resolved to decline an $800,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Community Partnerships, awarded last month. Claremont School of Theology stands with the Bayan Board [...]

February 11th, 2017|News|0 Comments