Fifty Years on Lookout Mountain

Covenant College celebrates a half-century in the Castle in the Clouds

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From Pasadena to Lookout Mountain

Covenant College was founded in 1955 in Pasadena, CA, and almost immediately moved to St. Louis, MO, where it shared a home with Covenant Seminary. Fifty years ago, in 1964, a few brave men and women helped Covenant College move from St. Louis to an old hotel in Lookout Mountain, GA. Since that time, thousands of young men and women have spent their college years on top of Lookout Mountain.

A Hotel Becomes a College

The late Allen Duble '58, former vice president for advancement, remembers a conversation with Paul Carter, the man who built the Lookout Mountain Hotel.

Listen to memories and experiences from the Covenant community

Fifty Years on the Mountain
... and Counting

Dr. Jack Muller '64

Covenant's Move to Lookout Mountain

Frank & Dottie Brock

Discovering the Castle in the Clouds

Marie Alston

Our Move-In Day Was 50 Years Ago

Helen Piatt '70 and Janis Putman '68

Fifty Years on the Mountain

Professor Emeritus Roger Lambert reflects on Covenant's fifty years on Lookout.


Give to the Next Generation
on the Mountain


Your gift provides scholarships and the rich residential community that has brought young men and women to Lookout Mountain for the past fifty years. Will you give today to provide this same Christ-centered, liberal arts education to current and future generations of Covenant students?


Renovate Carter Hall Fund Scholarships


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Alumni in Chattanooga

Alumni reflect on their love for the city of Chattanooga and their gratitude to Covenant for bringing them to this place.


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