Tag Archives: Upland College

Looking Back at Upland College

Upland College was a Brethren in Christ college that operated in Southern California for nearly 45 years. Financial hardships forced its closure in 1965, and it merged with another Brethren in Christ institution — Messiah College in Pennsylvania — that … Continue reading

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Ernest L. Boyer on Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy

Read Dr. Ernest L. Boyer’s reflections on the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights leader whose memory was honored in the U.S. yesterday.
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Brethren in Christ Historical Society Newsletter Now Online

Check out the fall 2013 issue of the Brethren in Christ Historical Society newsletter, now online!
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Photo Friday: “Six Hours of Sitting Seemed Like a Lot to Young People”

Recollections of the annual Bible conferences sponsored by the Southern California band of the Brethren in Christ Church during the first half of the twentieth century, courtesy of memoirist Eldon F. Bert.
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Shaping Life and Work: Paul S. Boyer and the Brethren in Christ Church

American historian Paul S. Boyer reflects on his childhood in the Brethren in Christ Church and how it influenced his future vocation as a historian. Continue reading

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The (Very) End of Upland College

Upland College, closed in 1965, was auctioned to the highest bidder forty-four years ago today. Continue reading

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On-Campus Peacemaking at Brethren in Christ Colleges?

An invitation for readers to share their stories about peacemaking initiatives at Messiah and Upland Colleges. Continue reading

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