Claremont Lincoln University is pleased to announce that photographer Nicole Maloney will be the next speaker at The Gathering, a private networking mixer held at the start of each micro term for students and alumni of CLU’s Masters in Ethical Leadership program.
Tahil Sharma, coordinator of Claremont Lincoln’s Center for Sikh Studies, was selected by the Parliament of the World’s Religions to represent the organization at the Youth Representative program of the United Nations Department of Public Information and Non-Government Organizations. His work in peace and community service has named him a Newman Civic Fellow for working with local communities on issues related to discrimination and prejudice, as well as issues of food insecurity.
Students, faculty and staff attended the first Transporting Our Traditions conference, “The Heart of Humanity in Motion” held in February at the Wilshire Boulevard Temple and the Academy for Jewish Religion, California in Los Angeles and at the Rancho Santa Ana Botanical Gardens in Claremont, where live simulations of Muslim and Jewish weddings provided explanations of the history and meaning of each ceremony.
A delegation of university representatives from Indonesia visited Bayan Claremont on Friday to discuss the topic of inter-religious studies and how education can help teach spiritual leaders to think beyond their place of workshop and make significant contributions to community.
Claremont Lincoln University reached far beyond its interfaith circles this month as a community partner of the Wisdom 2.0 conference held mid-February in San Francisco.
Heightened interest in Claremont Lincoln’s multi-religious centers has led to the creation of a planning and strategy committee to direct and serve both existing and future study centers within the university. The Centers for South Asian Religious Traditions, (C-SART), will advise and support the Centers for Jain and Sikh Studies, and the Indic Foundation, in addition to other religious study centers that may participate in the future.
The Rev. Monica A. Coleman, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Constructive Theology and African American Religions at Claremont Lincoln University, has been busy writing and speaking about her work and areas of expertise.
Claremont Lincoln is pleased to announce that it has added three new members to its Board of Directors: Frank Ellsworth, Ph.D., a university administrator deeply involved in intercultural education and issues for more than 30 years; Arthur Peterson, Ph.D., a former legislator, community leader, and dean and administrator for multiple universities; and Dr. Harvinder Sahota, M.D., a noted physician and trailblazer in the field of angioplasty.
Dr. K. Samuel Lee, Professor of Practical Theology, Spiritual Care and Counseling and Director of the Clinebell Institute, continues to advocate for social change with his recent article, “Pastoral Counseling Perspective on Homosexuality in Korean Church Communities.”
This year's theme is “The Heart of Humanity in Motion” and our interreligious program features presentations, group activities, roundtable discussions, project ideas, spiritual exercises, and artistic expressions.