Professor Syeed in an IBM Commercial

Last week, Professor Najeeba Syeed was one of several voices featured in a new commercial for IBM challenging the tech industry. The commercial, which aired during the Oscars, featured such notable figures as Mayim Bialik, Janelle Monáe, and Arianna Huffington who pondered whether tech companies were doing enough for our increasingly globalized world. Professor Syeed [...]

2019-03-15T18:52:55+00:00March 15th, 2019|CST Professors, 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

A Pastor and a Hollywood Film Producer

Rev. Dr. Trevor Brisbin’s path to film producing took an unusual course: raised nominally Roman Catholic in the suburbs of Toronto, turned conservative evangelical bible college graduate, turned Baptist pastor, turned husband and father, turned CST seminarian, turned Hollywood film producer. He said, “I don’t think anyone ever expected me to gravitate toward [...]

2019-03-19T16:34:40+00:00March 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

President Kuan and Others Respond to UMC GC2019

Last month, President Kuan, 863 other delegates, and about 2500 visitors gathered in St. Louis, MO for a special called session of the General Conference of The United Methodist Church. The purpose of the gathering was to forge a way forward for a divided church – specifically as related to the UMC’s LGBTQIA community. The [...]

2019-03-15T18:45:05+00:00March 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

WASC Sanction Lifted

Claremont School of Theology is fully accredited by both the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) and The Commission on Accrediting of the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada (ATS), and our sanction was lifted. President Kuan shared with the CST community, “Our accreditation is reaffirmed for a period of [...]

2019-03-15T18:41:55+00:00March 15th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Portraits of Jewish Learning

On the CST Bookshelf we feature a recent Wipf and Stock Publishers book, Portraits of Jewish Learning: Viewing Contemporary Jewish Education Close-In, edited by CST Board Member, Dr. Diane Tickton Schuster. Portraits of Jewish Learning looks at the ways Jewish students today are learning in day school classrooms, Hebrew programs, synagogue-based schools, and high school [...]

2019-03-15T18:37:20+00:00March 15th, 2019|CSTBookshelf, News|0 Comments

We Need Your Stories and Images

The Office of the Vice President for Advancement and Communications is working on a book project and needs the help of our alumni/ae and friends. We have been going through the archives and digging up some treasures, but if you have a picture or story you would like to share please email or call [...]

2019-06-10T18:41:34+00:00March 15th, 2019|CST Archive blog, News|0 Comments

President Kuan Responds to UMC General Conference 2019

After four days in St. Louis, MO, as one of 864 delegates to The United Methodist Church’s special Session of the General Conference, I am angry and heartbroken by the decision of the body not only to continue its injustices toward our LGBTQIA community but also to strengthen the prohibitions and punishments for those clergypersons [...]

2019-03-04T18:09:22+00:00February 26th, 2019|News|0 Comments

In Memoriam: Rev. Cynthia Abrams

The CST community mourns the loss of alumna Cynthia Abrams, ’94, who died January 11, 2019 at the age of 58. A tireless and passionate social justice advocate, Rev. Abrams, an elder in the California-Pacific Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church, led the United Methodist General Board of Church and Society’s work around health [...]

2019-01-25T20:45:19+00:00January 25th, 2019|News|0 Comments