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June 30, 2021

Love, Acceptance, and Truth: The Community Impact of Corban Education Professionals

“Undoubtedly, teaching in the twenty-first century is challenging,” says Corban alum David Holcomb (‘12). “However, teaching is also incredibly rewarding because of the visible and invisible impact we have on the lives of our students.”


June 29, 2021

School of Ministry Returns to Uganda for Pastoral Training Program After Borders Reopened

He was greeted by a chorus of children’s voices calling out, “Uncle Greg, Uncle Greg!” As they ran forward, ushering him into a home which had become so familiar to him the past few years, they showed all that they had learned since he had been gone: the practiced motion of tying shoelaces, new games invented during the pandemic, the rhythmic juggling of a soccer ball. It had been over a year since he had been back.


June 22, 2021

Dr. Yufeng Zhao Conducts Groundbreaking Frontier Research in Material Science and Sustainability

Corban Assistant Professor of Physics, Dr. Yufeng Zhao has partnered with a team at Rice University to conduct groundbreaking new frontier research at the intersection of sustainability and the field of material science.


May 8, 2021

Forging New Connections: Alumni Todd Kleppin and Brian Vaughan Start Forge Youth Mentoring Ministry

Todd Kleppin’s (’93) journey toward youth mentoring initially had very little to do with youth. After helping his church team with the city to build a state-of-the-art skate park on their property to connect with and serve the youth of their community, Todd was surprised to see each day that, among the 100-plus kids who flocked to the park, there was never an adult in sight.


May 5, 2021

Corban Alumni Found Acres of Hope Youth Ranch to Help Serve Area Youth.

“It’s unexplainable what a horse can do and how they can relate to someone who is struggling,” says Emmy Arana, co-founder of Acres of Hope Youth Ranch and alumna (’15) of Corban’s Masters of Education program. This simple observation, born through years in the saddle, grew into her life’s mission.


April 27, 2021

Corban Students Serve on Spring Break Mission Trip for First Time Since Covid-19

“It was five days before we were supposed to be on the road that we had to shut the trip down,” Anna Benjamin remembers. “When I finally heard that it was a no, it was so difficult.”


April 22, 2021

Corban University to Break Ground on New Outdoor Athletic Complex

SALEM, OR (April 21, 2021) – Corban University will break ground on its new outdoor athletic complex, located on the north side of campus Friday, April 30 at 10:00 a.m. The groundbreaking will officially launch construction on the complex’s initial phase, set to be completed in fall of 2021, a $4 million project including a state-of-the-art track and field complex, competition turf field, field lighting, and improved drainage


April 20, 2021

Kylie McMinn Leads Corban Lacrosse in Inaugural Season

“Lacrosse can take any type of athlete and make them a great lacrosse player,” says Kylie McMinn, head coach of Corban’s first-ever women’s lacrosse team. “It’s anyone’s game and it’s everyone’s game. If you want to be good, you can be if you put the time and the work in.”


April 19, 2021

Corban’s Partnership with Paid in Full Oregon Continues to Offer Hope to Adults in Custody

This March, Paid in Full Oregon celebrated the first completed academic year of its inaugural class. Partnering with Corban University and the Oregon Department of Corrections, Paid in Full Oregon strives to change the culture of Oregon’s prison system through the transformational power of education and the gospel.


March 22, 2021

139 STUDENT LEADERS EARN ACT SIX LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIPS

Act Six announced that 139 emerging urban and community leaders across the United States will be attending college in the 2021-22 academic year.



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