What’s Happening this Week?

 

Answers in Action

Want to see “Heaven is for Real” after finals? Come to the theaters on Wednesday, April 30th at 7:30 pm with us! Be one of the first 15 to RSVP and get a free ticket! After it’s over, look forward to a fun coffee shop discussion. See you there! Contact: BethanyJanzen@corban.edu

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Hilltop Harmony

We’re having a concert ya’ll!! Come to the Ike Box on Saturday, April 19th at 7pm, to hear Hillltop Harmony sing their aca-hearts out! We’re putting on this concert to benefit the 1,000 home challenge. For more info, contact Kent Wilson, or look up the event on Facebook! Admission is a monetary donation of whatever you can give! Every bit counts! Can’t wait to see you there!

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Volleyball

We may try to play at a park or at the sandcourts at Chemeketa before school ends.  Updates will be on our facebook page “Volleyball @ Corban”! If you have any questions or have some friends that would like to play on a certain day, feel free to contact me and I can see about setting a net up for you! Contact: ShanitaHill@corban.edu

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Saints

“Stepping Up” study happening again this Thursday, at 6:00 in PV109.
Come learn what it means to be a godly man with us. Jump in if you’re new and bring a friend!
Contact: Saints@corban.edu

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What’s Happening Musically?!

  • Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at noon – Student Recital – Featuring a variety of solo performances by Corban music students
    • Come to the Psalm Center Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. to a concert featuring the Corban University Concert and Chamber Choirs.  It will be fun and Free!
      • Friday, April 25, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. a concert featuring the Corban University Orchestra and Band!

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The Spot – A night of worship and prayer

May 2 // 7:00 p.m. // Life Church, 255 College Dr NW
https://www.facebook.com/TheSpotSalem
https://www.facebook.com/events/620423154705635/?notif_t=plan_user_joined

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Portland Timbers/Corban University Soccer Camp- This June!

June 23-26
Portland Timbers Corban University Soccer Camp
Ages: 5-13
Time: 10-3 pm
Location: Salem, Oregon
Field: Corban University – Warrior Field – 5000 Deer Park Dr. SE Salem, OR 97317
Cost: $150
Camp Limit: 100 players
Deadline to register: June 17
FAQ or REGISTER – http://registration.timbers.com/home.php

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Announcements!

Key Return

If you have keys checked out to you (beyond your room key) they are due back to the Campus Care office by Friday, April 25. If you have extenuating circumstances where you need your keys longer, please email Katrina at campuscare@corban.edu.

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Spring Semester Reach work due next Friday!

Don’t forget that all outstanding Reach work is due by Friday, April 25th!  Keep up the great work, Corban students.  And, remember, please have your supervisors submit the forms from their email addresses; this is how the evaluations are considered “signed.”

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Reminder from the Health Office!

Thursday, April 24 will be Matt Summers’ last day to hold clinic this year.  If you need to check back in with him, if you need a prescription refilled for the summer, or if you are ill/injured and would like to start the summer healthy, contact Nurse Janie at jvohland@corban.edu  to set up an appointment.

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BE AWARE THAT YOU HAVE PAID FOR A YEARBOOK!

Trusting that the yearbooks DO come in on time…
Yearbooks will be available first on Monday, April 28, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. in Pavilion, next to the pool table.

You may pick up your yearbook during these times and on these days:
Monday – Friday – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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Museum Without Walls

Stressed about finals? Is your brain rung out to dry on your 15 page paper? Take an hour on Wednesday the 23rd to recharge your batteries and embrace your childhood in a COLORING DAY! Put down the textbooks and grab coloring books and crayons (which will be provided!). Time and place TBA so keep an eye out for an email.
NO MEETING THIS SATURDAY APRIL 19th!!!!! Have a great Summer Vacation and see you next year! :D
Contact: MuseumWithoutWalls@corban.edu

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Attention ALL UNDERGRAD STUDENTS

Don’t forget to fill out the Mail Forwarding Form or you won’t get your mail…
If you are staying on campus, you can just use Corban’s address.
The form is VERY EASY and FAST  to complete…so no excuses “Just Do It!”

http://inside.corban.edu/mail/forwarding or http://inside.corban.edu/mail

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FROM THE REGISTRAR’S OFFICE:

  • FINALS WEEK April 28 – May 1, 2014. To view the finals schedule go to this link:  http://inside.corban.edu/calendars/final-examinations
  • Rescheduling a final:  Students are required to take their final examinations at the scheduled times. Rescheduling final exams is only allowed for reasons of schedule conflict (two exams at the same hour or more than three in a day) or in cases of documented disability or emergency. Please see the Registrar if you do not understand this policy or need to reschedule. If any exam is rescheduled the exam will be monitored in the Student Support Center. If it is necessary to reschedule a final examination for any reason other than that mentioned above, a fee is charged to cover the costs of monitoring a rescheduled final.
  • Volunteers Needed for Commencement: Corban University will be hosting our annual graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 4th at 2:00 pm, at the Salem Armory Auditorium.  We need volunteers to assist with a  variety of different jobs at commencement. If you could serve as a greeter, usher, ticket taker, etc… please stop by the Registrar’s Office or e-mail Sandy Clouser at sclouser@corban.edu.
  • GRADUATION APPLICATIONS 2015:  If you are planning on graduating in December 2014 or May 2015, stop by the Registrar’s office to pick up your graduation application. Applications are due back in the Registrar’s Office by Friday, April 18th
  • REGISTRATION DATES FALL SEMESTER 2014 CLASSES:  We will continue self-registration for classes. Please set up an advising appointment with your advisor before you register for your fall semester classes.

  Juniors to be seniors/seniors: Monday, April 7th
  Sophomores to be juniors: Monday, April 14th
  Freshmen to be sophomores; Monday, April, 21st

  • SUMMER CLASS OFFERING:
    BIBI432GJ: NT Book Study, The Gospel of John w/Dr. Gary Derickson, 3 credits, June 16 – July 25.  Tuition: $1005, plus a $40 technology fee. SIGN UP TODAY!  The class must be paid for at the time that you register. Registration forms will be available in the Registrar’s Office.
  • COMMENCEMENT 2014:  Saturday, May 3rd, 2:00 pm, Salem Armory Auditorium Rehearsal: All graduates will need to be at the Salem Armory for rehearsal at 12:15 pm, prior to the 2:00 ceremony.  Doors will open for guests at 1:00 pm For more information about commencement visit our website: http://inside.corban.edu/commencement
    *If you have not picked up your cap and gown, please stop by the Registrar’s Office.

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Announcement from the Reach Office…important…

Fall of 2014 the new policies will take place! For details see the bulletin board outside of the Reach office on the second floor of Schimmel.

Announcements

ALL UNDERGRAD STUDENTS:

Please fill out the Mail Forwarding form that can be found on line at http://inside.corban.edu/mail/forwarding  or  http://inside.corban.edu/mail
The form is very simple. If you do not fill it out, I cannot send your mail to you

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Corban University Library -  Easter Sunday Hours

Friday – April 18               8:00a.m. – 4:30p.m.
Sat./Sun.– April 19-20      Closed
Monday – April 21            Normal Hours Resume

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Reach Report:

All Reach work for returning students is due by 4-25-2014.  Please make sure your supervisor sends in the evaluation directly from his/her email account to reach@corban.edu; this is how the form is considered “signed.”

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Career Services FREE Stuff!

Career Services has three FREE places you might want to check out to help get your career started.
Go to http://oregoncis.uoregon.edu/Portal.aspx  use Corban35 as the username and Warrior1 as the password.
Or to find out what career you want to get started go to https://www.talentoday.com/
If you want to check your Facebook, google+, or Twitter accounts for content that might put off a potential employer try http://www.persona-co.com/

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From the Registrar’s Office

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR COMMENCEMENT:
Corban University will be hosting our annual graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 4th at 2:00 pm, at the Salem Armory Auditorium.  We need volunteers to assist with a  variety of different jobs at commencement.
If you could serve as a greeter, usher, ticket taker, etc… please stop by the Registrar’s Office or e-mail Sandy Clouser .

GRADUATION APPLICATIONS 2015: 
If you are planning on graduating in December 2014 or May 2015, stop by the Registrar’s office to pick up your graduation application.
Applications are due back in the Registrar’s Office by Friday, April 18th (just one week away).

REGISTRATION DATES FALL SEMESTER 2014 CLASSES: 
We will continue self-registration for classes.  Please set up an advising appointment with your advisor before you register for your fall semester classes.
    Juniors to be seniors/seniors: Monday, April 7th
    Sophomores to be juniors: Monday, April 14th
    Freshmen to be sophomores; Monday, April, 21st

SUMMER CLASS OFFERING:
•    BIBI432GJ: NT Book Study, The Gospel of John w/Dr. Gary Derickson, 3 credits, June 16 – July 25.  Tuition: $1005, plus a $40 technology fee.
SIGN UP TODAY!  The class must be paid for at the time that you register.  Registration forms will be available in the Registrar’s Office.

COMMENCEMENT 2014: 
Saturday, May 3rd, 2:00 pm, Salem Armory Auditorium
For more information about commencement click here
If you have not picked up your cap and gown, please stop by the Registrar’s Office.

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HOUSING ANNOUNCEMENTS!

 Housing Preference Survey
Need to change your Housing Request for the Fall 2014?.  Please email housing@corban.edu. Adjustments will be made to your housing preference survey.

Housing Deposit for Fall 2014
Housing Deposits are due May 1st. Earliest deposits receive room placement priority. You may pay online by clicking here or stop by the business office. Placements for deposited residents will be announced the week of April 25th.

Off Campus Housing Form
All students who expect to live off campus for the Fall 2014 are required to submit the Off Campus Housing Request Form. This form is available here or at the Student Life Offices. Forms can be submitted to the Student Life Office or emailed to housing@corban.edu.

What’s Happening this Week?!

Grass Volleyball Tournament

Saturday April, 12th @ IM Fields

  • Recreational & Competitive Leagues
  • Games begin at 1pm
  • Team sign-up Sheets available in Gym Lobby (must be turned in by Friday, April 11th @ 5pm Limited Team Space.)

Questions? Contact: Shanita Hill, or JD Smith

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Warrior Baseball Worship

Your are invited to the Pslam Center on Saturday, April 12 at 8:45 pm for a free worship time and mini concert by local singer/songwriter Logan Martin. It is sponsored by the Warrior baseball team and will include the first live debut of the baseball’s team new song “We are Warriors.”  Come join us a we worship our Lord through song and prayer.

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Music, Music, Music!!!

  • Come to the Psalm Center April 11, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. to celebrate “A Century of Jazz” featuring the Corban University Jazz Band.  It will be fun and Free!
  • Amy Griffith, Harp Recital – April 12, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 770 Chemeketa St NE, Salem.  Amy will perform solos and duets with other Corban University students, alumnae and music faculty.
  • Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at noon – Student Recital – Featuring a variety of solo performances by Corban music students

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Free Portrait Photo Workshop

This Sunday, April 13th, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Are you frustrated that the photos you take of people often don’t come out the way you want? If you are ready to learn the basics of portrait photography just in time for summer, plan to attend a free portrait photo workshop at Corban. You don’t need a big fancy SLR to attend. Bring your point n’ shoot, smartphone or any other digital camera and you’ll be taking better photos almost immediately.
The class is limited to eight people so please contact Sheldon Traver ASAP if you would like to attend.

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Intramurals

Board Game Olympic registrations close on the 16th with the games being held on the 17th.  Get a team ready!

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Remember that one time…when commuters, staff, and faculty won the Turkey Trot food drive contest?

Well now’s your chance to claim the prize, folks! You have won a ROOT BEER FLOAT PARTY in the Manna Room on Wednesday, April 16th from 12 pm-1 pm. Along with floats and delicious snacks you will have the opportunity to join in a wild game of BUNCO.
We hope to see you there!

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Blood Brother Documentary

Wednesday, April 16th – Emitte Center 9:00-11:00 PM

The Student Activities Board invites you to come see an award winning documentary about a man who travels to India and there encounters children with HIV/AIDS. This powerful documentary chronicles this man’s decision to dedicate his life to helping these children.

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Westrek: Come Adventure With Us!

Saturday, April 12th – Wahkeena-Multnomah Falls Loop
Join us for a hike in the Columbia River Gorge including deep forest, streams, views, and 10 waterfalls!
Cost: $4 (the same as a trip to Dutch Bros)
How to sign up & questions: contact Travis Carr or Angel Prideaux.

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Announcements

FROM THE REGISTRAR

Registration Dates Fall Semester 2014 Classes:  We will continue self-registration for classes.  Please set up an advising appointment with your advisor before you register for your fall semester classes.

  •    Juniors to be seniors/seniors: Monday, April 7th
  •    Sophomores to be juniors: Monday, April 14th
  •   Freshmen to be sophomores; Monday, April, 21st

Graduation Applications 2015:  If you are planning on graduating in December 2014 or May 2015, stop by the Registrar’s office to pick up your graduation application.
Applications are due back in the Registrar’s Office by Friday, April 18th.

Summer Class Offering:
•    BIBI432GJ: NT Book Study, The Gospel of John w/Dr. Gary Derickson, 3 credits, June 16 – July 25.  Tuition: $1005, plus a $40 technology fee. SIGN UP TODAY!  The class must be paid for at the time that you register.  Registration forms will be available in the Registrar’s Office.

Commencement 2014:  Saturday, May 3rd, 2:00 pm, Salem Armory Auditorium
For more information about commencement visit our website: http://inside.corban.edu/commencement If you have not picked up your cap and gown, please stop by the Registrar’s Office.

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From the Health Office:

Dr. Matt will be on campus April 10th & 24th in case you need/want to see him here rather than have to go out to Stayton or somewhere else to see a doctor. His last day is Thursday, April 24th. Email jvohland@corban.edu or stop by health office to make an appointment.

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Reach Deadlines

All Reach work for returning students is due by 4-25-14.  Graduates’ Reach work was due 4-01-14.  Contact reach@corban.edu if you have questions, need advice, or are unsure of your Reach status.

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Parking Tickets Coming Soon to a Lot Near You!

Students, please be careful to park in approved spots. Tickets will be coming soon.
Also be careful when backing you vehicle, a student was hit last month by someone backing a car.
Questions can be directed to safety@corban.edu

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LOOKING FOR WORSHIP LEADERS!

Are you passionate about worship? Do you love leading others into the presence of Jesus?  Are you interested in exploring the possibility of leading one of our chapel worship teams next year?
Need more info or have questions?  If your answer to any of these questions is “YES”, we would like to talk with you!  Please contact Lori Schilling to set up an appointment to talk/audition.  Email lschilling@corban.edu by April 11th.  Interviews will be scheduled between April 14-18.

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From the Alumni Office:

Graduating Seniors! What’s new with you? Are you moving, getting a new job, saying “I do” over the summer?  Your Alumni Office wants to know!  Send us an update. We enjoy hearing from you! You can submit info here: http://inside.corban.edu/alumni/alumni-update

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Counseling Client Volunteers Needed

The Master of Counseling program is in need of some student  volunteer clients. The student counselors are learning beginning skills and they need to practice. What we need from you is a willingness to come in and talk about yourself for 45 to 50 minutes. The session will be taped so that we can give the students feedback on their skill development. These students aren’t qualified to handle serious mental health issues at this time.  If you have a more serious issue going on please contact Pam Standridge, pstandridge@corban.edu, at the campus counseling center.
If you are interested, please email Mary Aguilera at maguilera@corban.edu and let her know a time that would work and whether you would prefer a male or female counselor. Student counselors are available Monday-Saturday at various times including mornings and between 3 and 7 p.m.

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Opportunity to Honor One of our Own!

On Monday, the Corban community will have the opportunity to honor one of the top athletes in the history of the University and the NAIA. 2013 graduate Stephanie Nippert is the NAIA’s all-time career home run leader, and arguably the best hitter in NAIA history. She will be honored for her record-breaking career at 1:45pm this Monday (4/7/14) prior to Corban’s softball games vs. Southern Oregon University. Please come show your support for one of Corban’s finest.

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HOUSING ANNOUNCEMENTS!

Housing Preference Survey
Housing Preference Survey is now closed. If you have a change in your housing preference please email housing@corban.edu. Adjustments will be made to your housing preferences.
Housing Deposit for Fall 2014

Housing Deposits are due May 1st. Roommates pairs with earlier deposits receive room placement priority. You may pay online by clicking here or stop by the business office. Placements for deposited residents will be announced the last week of April.

Off Campus Housing Form
All students who expect to live off campus for the Fall 2014 are required to submit the Off Campus Housing Request Form. This form is available here or at the Student Life Offices. Forms can be submitted to the Student Life Office or emailed to housing@corban.edu.

Summer Housing
Limited space will be available to live in the townhouses in the summer. Priority will be given to students working on campus full time over the summer. Costs are shown on the application. Applications are available and will close April 11th.

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Portals Young Adult Writing Academy, June 17-19

The “new, improved” Portals Academy is now less than two and a half months away.
Two small, timely and important requests:

1. Would you please pray for Gina Ochsner as she speaks in Salem area high schools throughout the month of April?
Monday, April 7
McNary High School, Linda Olson’s English classes, 7:20 a.m. to 2:20 p.m.
Friday, April 11
Sprague High School, Jason Merrel’s classes, 7:28 a.m. to 1:26 p.m.

2. Would you please share www.corban.edu/portals with your family and friends via Facebook?

Happenings at Corban this Week!

SENIOR BANQUET

Seniors, check you in boxes for more details!
The event is this Saturday, April 5, and attire is semi-formal, so feel free to dress a little classy! The attire is semi-formal.
Girls: modest dresses and skirts, or nice blouse and dress pants
Guys: button up shirts (with or w/o tie), and dress pants.

See you there!

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Stephanie Nippert: NAIA’s Home Run Leader!

On Monday, the Corban community will have the opportunity to honor one of the top athletes in the history of the University and the NAIA. 2013 graduate Stephanie Nippert is the NAIA’s all-time career home run leader, and arguably the best hitter in NAIA history. She will be honored for her record-breaking career at 1:45pm this Monday (4/7/14) prior to Corban’s softball games vs. Southern Oregon University. Please come show your support for one of Corban’s finest.

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Senior Recitals

Sunday, April 6, Junior Recital with Brooke Jacobsen playing violin at 4:00 p.m. in the Psalm Center.  Brooke will be performing with Amy Griffith (Corban Student) and Brenda Noland (1995 Corban University alumna).

Amy Griffith, Harp Recital – April 12, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 770 Chemeketa St NE, Salem.  Amy will perform solos and duets with other Corban University students, alumnae and music faculty.

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Looking for a GREAT date night next week????

Here’s a great idea!
Friday, April 11, 2013
Join the Jazz Band as they take us on a journey through…

“A Century of Jazz” featuring the Corban Jazz Band – 7:30 p.m. Psalm Performing Arts Center

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Westrek: Come Adventure With Us!

Saturday, April 5th – Cape Lookout (South Trail)
Join us for a hike through coastal forest, cliffs, and bluffs ending on the beach with lunch provided by Westrek!
Cost: $4 (the same as a trip to Dutch Bros)

How to sign up & questions: contact Travis Carr or Angel Prideaux.

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BALYO BATTLES!!!

Come out TONIGHT, Friday, to see the women of Balyo compete in a series of dodge ball related activities in the gym from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM! The event is open to the whole Corban community and there may even be a chance to participate in a round of dodge ball!

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Upcoming Campus Recreation events:

Intramurals
Wiffleball League: Registrations are now open until this Friday the 4th of April. There is still time to get a team in.
Rock Paper Scissors:  Registrations close April 8th.
Board Game Olympics: Registrations close April 16th.

                Outdoor Adventure
Canyonview Paintball day: Registrations close this Friday the 4th. We have room for 16 more!

Go here for registration forms.

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What can we do to reach Muslims with the Gospel?

Crescent Project (www.crescentproject.org) representative, Larry Taylor, will be on campus to share about how to engage and win Muslims to Christ!

DATE: Thursday, April 10th, 2014
TIME/LOCATION:
•    7:30-8:50 am @ PV102
•    9:00-10:15 am @ AC3302
•    11:30 am-1:00 pm @ Dining Hall

…feel free to join us to one or all discussion times.
OPEN to all students, faculty & staff!  FREE breakfast provided at 9:00 am! :)

Questions? Contact Karen Ramos via email: karenramos@corban.edu
See you there! ~TrueNorth Corps

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Announcing The Second Annual Corban Science Symposium

This year our symposium will be held Thursday April 10th in the Psalm Center from 9:00am – 4:00pm. All Corban students, staff and faculty are invited to attend or just stop in for a short while and see the presentations of our students’ research projects. Eighteen Health Science and Exercise Science students will be presenting throughout the day in the Psalm Center in both poster and oral format. Please stop in to find out more about student learning through research.

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Hilltop Needs YOU!

Do you love to write?  Take photos? Are you a natural leader?  If so, then consider applying to be on the Corban journalism staff! The Hilltop newspaper, Hilltop Online, yearbook, and photo editor jobs are yearlong commitments.Each comes with a $1,000-per-semester scholarship. Assistant editorships come with a $500-per-semester scholarship. All editors and asst. editors must be enrolled in the class Journalism Workshop, which meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-4:15 p.m. and they must attend a journalism bootcamp held on a weekend during the fall and spring semesters. If this sounds like something you would be passionate about, you may pick up an application at Student Life starting Monday, March 31st. All applications are due to Student Life by Friday, April 11th.
Please contact journalism adviser Amy Elker at aelker@corban.edu or 503-551-5539 or yearbook adviser Ellen Kersey at ekersey@corban.edu or 503-559-9233 if you have questions or would like more information.

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What’s Up at Corban this Week?!

Student Volunteer Clients Needed!

The Master of Counseling program is in need of some student  volunteer clients. The student counselors are learning beginning skills and they need to practice.
What we need from you is a willingness to come in and talk about yourself for 45 to 50 minutes. The session will be taped so that we can give the students feedback on their skill development.
These students aren’t qualified to handle serious mental health issues at this time. If you have a more serious issue going on please contact Pam Standridge, pstandridge@corban.edu, at the campus counseling center.
If you are interested, please email me at maguilera@corban.edu and let me know a time that would work and whether you would prefer a male or female counselor. Student counselors are available Monday-Saturday at various times including mornings and between 3 & 7 p.m.

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Portals Writing Academy

Gearing up for the Portals Young Adult Writing Academy, June 17-19
It’s hard to believe the “new, improved” Portals Academy is only two and a half months away.
Two small, timely and important requests:

1. Would you please share www.corban.edu/portals with your family and friends via Facebook?

2. Would you please pray for Gina Ochsner as she speaks in Salem area high schools throughout the month of April?  Friday, April 4 at Western Mennonite High School, Heather Hergert’s English classes, 8:15 a.m. to 3:05 p.m. and Monday, April 7 at McNary High School, Linda Olson’s English classes, 7:20 a.m. to 2:20 p.m.

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Need a New Resume’ ? Check this out!

Looking for volunteers who would like to test an new on-line Visual Resume’. It is called Basanty and it allows you to build a professional looking on-line site to send prospective employers to that could include artwork, audio, video work that you have done or put together for your career search. Contact Don Sparks, Director of Student Success if interested. dsparks@corban.edu

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From the Registrar

GRADUATING SENIORS:
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS: FINAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS DUE APRIL 1st:  Graduating Seniors, if you have taken classes from another college or university all official transcripts from other institutions must be received in the Registrar’s Office by tomorrow, April 1st. All REACH requirements must be completed by April 1st of the senior year.

REGISTRATION DATES FALL SEMESTER 2014 CLASSES:  We will continue self-registration for classes. Please set up an advising appointment with your advisor before you register for your fall semester classes.
    Juniors to be seniors/seniors: Monday, April 7th
    Sophomores to be juniors: Monday, April 14th
    Freshmen to be sophomores; Monday, April, 21st

GRADUATION APPLICATIONS 2015:  If you are planning on graduating in December 2014 or May 2015, stop by the Registrar’s office to pick up your graduation application. Applications are due back in the Registrar’s Office by Friday, April 18th.

SUMMER CLASS OFFERING:
•    BIBI432GJ: NT Book Study, The Gospel of John w/Dr. Gary Derickson, 3 credits, June 16 – July 25.  Tuition: $1005, plus a $40 technology fee. Registration for the class will begin April 1st. The class must be paid for at the time that you register. Registration forms will be available in the Registrar’s Office.

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HOUSING ANNOUNCEMENTS!

Housing Preference Survey

Housing Preference Survey closes this week. The Housing Preference Survey is required for everyone on campus and will be your opportunity to express your housing requests for the Fall 2014. The survey will take 30 seconds to 2 minute. Off campus students are strongly encouraged to complete the survey. The Housing Preference survey will close March 31st. (That’s today folks!)
If you are a student who has not completed the survey, please click here:

Housing Deposit for Fall 2014

Housing Deposits are due May 1st. Roommates pairs with earlier deposits receive room placement priority. You may pay online by clicking here or stop by the business office.

Off Campus Housing Form

All students who expect to live off campus for the Fall 2014 are required to submit the Off Campus Housing Request Form. This form is available here or at the Student Life Offices. Forms can be submitted to the Student Life Office or emailed to housing@corban.edu.

Summer Housing

Limited space will be available to live in the townhouses in the summer. Priority will be given to students working on campus full time over the summer. Costs are shown on the application. Applications will be available March 31st and will close April 11th.

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2nd Annual Science Symposium

The Second Annual Corban Science Symposium will be held Thursday April 10th in the Psalm Center from 9 am to 4 pm.  All Corban students, staff and faculty are invited to attend or just stop in for a short while and see the presentations of our students’ research projects. Eighteen Health Science and Exercise Science students will be presenting throughout the day in the Psalm Center in both poster and oral format. Please stop in to find out more about student learning through research.

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BALYO BATTLES!!!!!

Come this Friday night, April 4, to see the halls of Balyo Battle like never before!
Event begins at 7:00pm in the C.E Jeffers Sports Center.
Wear the color of the hall you would like to cheer for: the stands will be ready, and the competition will be intense!
See you there!

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Free Portrait Photo Workshop

Sunday April 13 – 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.
Do you want to learn how to take better portraits with any camera? On Sunday April 20 Corban Photographer Sheldon Traver will hold a free hands-on workshop on campus between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. During the workshop, you’ll learn how to use natural light, posing basics and how to take better photos of individuals and small groups.
Bring your camera and a notepad and be ready to take some great photos. The class is limited to eight people so please email straver@corban.edu ASAP if you would like to attend.

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J. White, Kick Off Concert

This amazing event is sponsored by Student Life & SALT.

When: This Thursday, April 3rd, 7:30-10:00p.m.

Where: at the Psalm Center.

Cost: FREE!

Need more info?  Contact Justin at justinwhite@corban.edu – Guest Performances by Caleb Ray & Emily Teterud.

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Love to write? Need a Scholarship…..read this…..

Do you love to write?  Take photos? Are you a natural leader?  If so, then consider applying to be on the Corban journalism staff!  The Hilltop newspaper, Hilltop Online, yearbook, and photo editor jobs are yearlong commitments. Each comes with a $1,000-per-semester scholarship. Assistant editorships come with a $500-per-semester scholarship.  All editors and asst. editors must be enrolled in the class Journalism Workshop, which meets on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-4:15 p.m. and they must attend a journalism “bootcamp” held on a weekend during the fall and spring semesters.  If this sounds like something you would be passionate about, you may pick up an application at Student Life starting Monday, March 31st.  All applications are due to the Faculty Office by Friday, April 11th.

Please contact journalism adviser Amy Elker at aelker@corban.edu or 503-551-5539 or yearbook adviser Ellen Kersey at ekersey@corban.edu or 503-559-9233 if you have questions or would like more information.
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What’s Happening?

Seniors, Staff, and Faculty!

Be sure to check your email for details regarding the Senior Banquet. The event will be held on April 5th from 6-8pm at the Eola Viticulture Center.
Feel free to email oliviajames@corban.edu with any questions!

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The Infection Returns!

Grab your friends, a nerf gun, and some running shoes….
it’s zombie time!

Spring Semester Humans vs. Zombies will begin Sunday, April 6th at 12:00am (technically Monday morning) and end Thursday night at the final mission.

Informational meetings will be held at 3:00pm and 7:30pm Sunday afternoon. It is ABSOLUTELY MANDATORY that you attend ONE of these meeting times.

Here are some reasons why:

1. A Code of Conduct is required to be signed in order to play. If you don’t come to the meeting, you cannot sign the Code of Conduct, which means you are not permitted to participate in the game.
2. Some significant alterations to the game will enforced this semester, which will also be shared at the informational meeting.
3. It’s always a good idea to scope out your competition!
4.  ALSO, there will be a sweet surprise at the meeting… First come first serve!

Register an account to play at www.hvzsource.com then search for the game “Corban HvZ” to join!
If you have any questions, please contact Kyle Boardman at kyleboardman@corban.edu

Announcements & Reminders!

Housing Preference Survey

Where would you like to live next Fall? The Housing Preference Survey is required for everyone on campus and will be your opportunity to express your housing requests for the Fall 2014. The survey will take 30 second to 2 minute. Off campus students are strongly encouraged to complete the survey. The Housing Preference survey will close March 31st.

If you are a student who has not completed the survey, please click here:

Housing Deposit
Housing Deposits are due May 1st. Roommates pairs with earlier deposits receive room placement priority.
You may pay online by clicking here or stop by the business office.

Off Campus Housing Form
All students who expect to live off campus for the Fall 2014 are required to submit the Off Campus Housing Request Form. This form is available here or at the Student Life Offices. Forms can be submitted to the Student Life Office or emailed to housing@corban.edu.

Summer Townhouses
Limited space will be available to live in the townhouses in the summer. Priority will be given to students working on campus full time over the summer. Applications will be available March 31st and will close April 11th.

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DO YOU HAVE FRIENDS IN THE SEATTLE AREA?

If so, please be sure to let them know they can complete their first year of studies at Mars Hill Church’s main campus in Bellevue, WA. Applications are now being accepted by Corban, which will offer its classic 24-credit Biblical Studies certificate in a one-year format. The first set of four classes will be offered Fall 2014. The cap is 150 students. So, the sooner your friends apply, the better! For more details point them to www.corban.edu/mars-hill.

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 Upcoming LIBRARY SPRING BREAK SCHEDULE

Saturday & Sunday, March  22-23         CLOSED
Monday – Friday, March  24-28              8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Saturday,  March  29                              CLOSED
Sunday, March 30                                   2:00 pm– midnight

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Reach reminders:

All Reach work for graduating seniors is due 4-1-14.
All Spring Break & Spring semester Reach work for returning students is due 4-25-14.

Remember, here’s how you find Reach forms:
1.       Log onto Converge
2.       Click on the Help menu, then Reach
3.       All the Reach forms are here on the Converge page.  They are writable pdfs, so they’ll open in Adobe.  It won’t let you type on them until you select “T” for text, which can be found in the upper right by clicking on the word “Comment.”
If you’re not using a computer on campus, it might look a little different, but you’ll still need to click on “text” or “add comment” (either an icon or in the toolbar) so that you can type on the form.  Then, just save it and attach it to an email to reach@corban.edu.
(BTW, these instructions are on the Reach page, too.)

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Tuition Free Day a Success!

Thank you students for partnering with the Office of Advancement and making this year’s Tuition Freedom Day a huge success! In just two short hours, hundreds of students participated in writing over 500 personalized thank you cards!  Our donors will be blessed to read your notes of appreciation.

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Reminders and News from the Registrar’s Office:

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS: FINAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS DUE APRIL 1st:  Graduating Seniors, if you have taken classes from another college or university all official transcripts from other institutions must be received in the Registrar’s Office by April 1st.  All REACH requirements must be completed by April 1st of the senior year.

REGISTRATION DATES FALL SEMESTER 2014 CLASSES:  We will continue self-registration for classes.  Please set up an advising appointment with your advisor before you register for your fall semester classes.
    Juniors to be seniors/seniors: Monday, April 7th
    Sophomores to be juniors: Monday, April 14th
    Freshmen to be sophomores; Monday, April, 21st

GRADUATION APPLICATIONS 2015:  If you are planning on graduating in December 2014 or May 2015, stop by the Registrar’s office to pick up your graduation application.  Applications are due back in the Registrar’s Office by Friday, April 18th.

SUMMER CLASS OFFERING:
•    BIBI432GJ: NT Book Study, The Gospel of John w/Dr. Gary Derickson, 3 credits, June 16 – July 25.  Tuition: $1005, plus a $40 technology fee.
Registration for the class will begin April 1st.  The class must be paid for at the time that you register.  Registration forms will be available in the Registrar’s Office.

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To read Don Sparks BackPage article click here!

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What’s Happening at Corban this Week?!

Spanish Club:

Tuesday, March 18th 7-8 p.m. in PV 108.  Come one, come all!

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Tuition Freedom Day

Corban’s Alumni Office is excited to announce Corban’s first annual Tuition Freedom Day happening after chapel on Wednesday, March 19th!  Come stop by the Library, Common Grounds, or the Dining Hall to write a thank you note to the donors who help lower the cost of your tuition!  The Alumni Office is handing out free donuts to all those who participate!

  • Write a note.
  • Thank a donor.
  • Eat a donut.

WATCH OUR VIDEO HERE

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Self-esteem vs. Self Worth

Come to Balyo Counseling Center for a process group looking at Self-esteem vs Self Worth
6 session Group begins: Monday March 17th at 3:30 pm to 5:00pm And runs through April 28th. Location Balyo Counseling Center.  If you are interested please email counseling@corban.edu and we will send you information and forms.
•    What is the difference?
•    Explore your identity in Christ
•    Explore false beliefs and how to replace them with God’s truth
•    Understand your own search for significance
•    Recognize and challenge Satan’s lies
•    Apply God’s truth to day –to-day life.
** We have a couple of spots left and will begin this Monday
** Also each person will be required to have a workbook and we are suggesting a donation of $10, but do not want this to be a deciding factor in your participation!

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Upcoming Campus Recreation events:

Intramurals
Dodgeball Two Day Tournament: Registrations dates changed!  Registrations open until the 28th of March
Wiffleball League: Dates have also changed here. Registrations are now open until the 4th of April
Outdoor Adventure:
Ice Skating in Portland: Registrations close the 13th of March at 4pm. A few spots have opened up so we now have room for 5 more!
Visit our website here for registration forms

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International Fair

The International Fair is here! Be sure to join Corban’s international students from March 17th-21st as we celebrate the cultures, languages and foods of their home countries. International cuisine will be served in the Dining Hall at lunchtime throughout the week. An inspirational movie from Papua, Indonesia will be shown in the PVG movie room on Tuesday at 7:00 p.m. Also, please stop by the Prayer Chapel throughout the week to pray for personal prayer requests related to the countries of our international students. Finally, a unique chapel will take place on Friday highlighting the contributions of our these students and sending off our four Spring Break mission teams. We look forward to seeing you throughout the week!

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