Alumni

CST Seeks to Grow and Expand Vision

Because we see engaging our alumni/ae in a lifelong, mutually beneficial relationship as essential to supporting our mission, we have commissioned Performance Enhancement Group of Houston to conduct a study to help us grow and expand our vision. So far, we have held seven focus group meetings of alumni/ae and friends to help us design [...]

2019-11-06T17:01:13+00:00October 29th, 2019|News|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

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

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

The Alumni/ae Hello Tour Launched

A couple of weeks ago, our new Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Giving, Les Lungren, launched his Hello Tour with visits to Atascadero and Santa Maria – meeting with CST alumna Diane Wood Rehfield, M.Div. ’10, and alumnus Eric Scott, M.Div. ’93, and their respective congregations. Of the Atascadero UMC, Les said, “Diane gave [...]

2018-10-17T21:40:44+00:00August 16th, 2018|CST Happenings, CST Korean News, News|0 Comments