Three of Corban’s international students answer some questions about themselves and the differences between their home countries and America.
On Sept. 2, freshman Lindsey Kariker was sworn into the Reserve Officer Training Corps, ROTC, in front of Corban University’s Psalm Performing Arts Center. She joins four other Corban students who have took an oath to support and defend the United States Constitution and its citizens and will become military officers upon graduation.
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Day in, and day out, Dan Anderson works magic on Corban’s technological systems. But he also has a reputation for his magic tricks, which he uses to share the gospel with kids.
Whitney Farrin’s idea was simple. Make up a bunch of T-shirts, sell them for $10 and donate all the proceeds toward shopping trips with homeless kids. Her friends at West Salem High School started buying the shirts and wearing them to school. So did their parents. And college kids. And business owners. So far, the “I give a shirt campaign” has sold more than 1,000 shirts.
He has the biggest smile around; someone who loves life to the fullest and brings his intense personality to everything he undertakes. Louis-Claude Nguea-Njoh is a Cameroonian national who came to the U.S. to pursue soccer at the college level.
“I actually swam all the way across,” he said with a laugh.
Corban College’s Collin Box and Jared Rust take their soccer skills from the playing field to the world of coaching.
Swenson — a 21-year-old Corban College senior from Fallon, Nev. — is taking time off from school to fight for her life against cancer. And through it all, her smile, often accompanied her trademark laugh, still clearly shows her heart and beauty.
Choosing a school literally across the country became simple when I knew this is exactly where I’m supposed to be.
Eric Scott eagerly explains why St. Patrick’s Day trumps other, more popular holidays. “It has leprechauns and rainbows and pots of gold and four-leaf clovers,” he says. “And you get to drink copious amounts of root beer.”