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.”
Like any newly engaged college girl, sophomore Shannon Young will be busy this semester balancing school, work, church, and, as of this weekend, planning her wedding with her new fiancé.
A normal 21-year-old would be concerned with herself, and with the myriad details of wedding colors and flower arrangements and bridesmaids’ dresses. But for Young, normal took on a new meaning four and a half years ago, when doctors diagnosed her with cancer.
For Cary Smith, the road to college has been a bumpy and winding one. A transfer student in 2008, Smith’s journey to Corban has taken him on several twists and turns along the way—from Pasco, Wash., his hometown; to Dallas, Texas; to India for a two-week stay; and eventually to Salem, Ore.
Fresh out of high school, Smith was interested in pursuing jazz performance. Thanks to a high school band director who “cared about students…[and] invested in [them],” Smith—named after the actor Cary Grant—got involved with band early on and started playing saxophone and clariphone.
For Lisa Morrish, camp is not a CCS credit, a church event, or a summer retreat. It’s home.
When members of the school’s music department were asked to honor a student who exemplified both talent and character, they chose senior Tim Saffeels.
Known for his positive attitude and versatility, he is an inspirational music student who is well-respected and admired by his professors.
Jenny Hirschfelder Communications Staff Writer Dr. Jon Meyers, business Son of psychology department chairman Dr. Rich Meyers, Dr. Jon Meyers is a Corban alumnus. Now he’s back as an assistant professor of business for undergraduate and MBA students. After graduating from Corban in 1999, Meyers earned an MBA and doctorate from Willamette University, as well […]
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