The Corban Clips 4.10.15



Many of you know that Cathy will be retiring at the end of April after 12 years of service in Student Life.  Unarguably the friendliest, most engaging and winsome member of the Student Life team, Cathy’s presence will be missed by all.  Please join the Corban community in recognizing Cathy for her service by joining us in the second floor of the student center (coffee shop) on Tuesday, April 14th, from 2-3pm for remarks (at 2:05) and light refreshments.


open MIC

The LAST Open Mic Night of the YEAR is Tuesday, April 14th.
The FUN starts at 9:00pm and ends at 10:30pm.
Come to the coffee shop, drink a mocha, “do homework,” chat with friends, and listen to some GREAT music!
Sign-ups are in the coffee shop!


Blood Drive – April 13, 2015

To sign up email Ben Maison.



Finals week is coming up April 27-30. Students are required to take their finals at the scheduled times. In no case should a student plan to leave campus prior to the end of his/her last examination. Finals may only be rescheduled for the following reasons: 1) Two exams are scheduled during same hour, 2) Four or more exams are scheduled on same day, 3) A student has a documented disability, or 4) A student has a documented emergency – student illness, or death in the family.

Any exams that need to be rescheduled for any reason must be approved by the registrar through a rescheduling request form. There is a $25 fee for each rescheduled exam. Certain procedures must be followed in order to re-schedule. Procedures are found, on the registrar’s page, under forms-and-policies. Arrangements should be made at least one week prior to finals week to reschedule any finals. The Final Exam Schedule is found online on the Registrar’s page.



We will once again be having a dance on the last day of Ballroom class (Wednesday April 22nd at noon in the gym). THere will be instruction and short lessons in Foxtrot, Waltz, Quickstep and Lindy during this time for anyone who is interested. Everyone is invited students, faculty, staff are all welcome to come have fun and get a good workout in in the process!



Come and join the celebration of Corban artists, including poets, singers, actors, and writers. Doors open at 6:00. Enjoy refreshments and an art tutorial given by Museum without Walls leadership.

The program starts at 6:45 with presentations from Stinky Bagels poetry, playwriting class, and Hilltop Harmony. We’ll top off the whole evening with a swing dancing lesson!

Join us in the Emitte center on April 11, 6-9 PM We hope to see you there!


SENIORS! Mark your calendars! The Senior Banquet is happening!

When: Wednesday, April 22nd
Time: 6:00pm
Where: The Trinity Ballroom of the Reed Opera House, downtown Salem

Free for seniors and Faculty/Staff and $5 (at the door) for anybody else that wishes to attend!

We suggest that you eat dinner beforehand, but we will be providing hors d’oeurves and dessert at the event. Take this time to connect and share memories together with your fellow seniors one last time! Hope to see you there!



If you have an unpaid balance and are not on a Payment Plan, a registration HOLD is currently on your account.
SENIORS: Please take care of this balance so we can release your diploma when you graduate.:)
FALL RETURNERS: Please get in touch with us regarding your plan for this balance, so we can clear the HOLD and secure your classes.
Payment Options:
1. Pay in Full. If you choose this option visit to access your Student Tuition Account and make payments electronically.
2. Pay with additional Loans. More information available HERE or contact the Financial Aid Office: (503) 375-7006 or EMAIL.
3. STOP BY and see us if you have questions or concerns. We want to help!
Tuition accounts not on a Payment Plan, covered in loans or paid in full for the semester, incur a monthly late fee of 1.5% of the outstanding balance. The next fee will be added on April 15th. Please make payment arrangements to avoid further fees.



The Hoff School of Business faculty invites you to a special presentation by our graduating business majors. They have spent the semester performing consulting projects for local businesses and will present their projects to a panel of judges.

Thursday, April 23, 2015 – 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Psalm Performing Arts Center

If you are unable to attend in person click the following link for live streaming:

Contact P. Griffith Lindell, Dean, Hoff School of Business at or 503-375-7111 with questions.



If you are looking for somewhere to stay in Salem for the summer, Student Life is now offering a limited number of townhouse rentals. The monthly rent payment covers all utilities and internet usage. Housing will be available from May 4th through the end of July.

Contact Student Life ( or Casey Van Dyk ( for applications and more information.



The long awaited day is almost here…Dr. Michels (chiropractor) will be on campus next week, Wednesday, April 15th! The cost is $10 and it is open to all Corban students, employees and immediate family. An appointment is required. We have openings from 2:30-4:00 pm. Please call x8160 or email Jenny Garrard to schedule.




Graduation rehearsal will be Saturday, May 2nd at 12:15 p.m. in the Salem Armory Auditorium. All students who are participating in graduation need to be in their cap and gown and in their assigned seat in the auditorium at that time.

An e-mail will be sent one week prior to the event with your assigned seat/walking order.

Rehearsal will last approximately 1/2 hour.  *Food is not available to purchase onsite, so please plan accordingly.

This is a ticketed event and doors will open for guests at 1:00 p.m. and the Graduation ceremony will begin at 2:00. 

For more information about commencement please visit our commencement webpage:


Corban University celebrates the graduating class of 2015, on Saturday, May 2nd, 2:00 p.m. at the Salem Armory Auditorium.

If you would like to serve as a greeter, usher or ticket taker we need you!   To sign up today just stop by the Registrar’s Office or e-mail Sandy Clouser at

CAP AND GOWN: If you missed Grad Finale and were unable to pick up your cap and gown, please stop by the Registrar’s Office today.

GRADUATION APPLICATIONS 2016 DUE FRIDAY, APRIL 17th: If you are graduating in December 2015 or May 2016, stop by the Registrar’s Office to pick up your application.

Applications and application fee are due back in the Registrar’s Office by Friday, April 17th.


The following courses will be offered online summer semester 2015:

  • ED 410: Philosophy of Education, 2 credits, June 1st – July 31st
  • TH233: Biblical Worldview w/Dr. Kent Kersey, 3 credits, June 15th – July 17th
  • BI105: Bible Study Methods w/Dr. Sam Baker, 3 credits, July 20th – August 20th
  • BI432EO: NT Book Study, Ephesians w/Dr. Gary Derickson, 3 credits, July 20th – August 20th

*Cost per credit hour: $335.  Pick up a course registration form in the Registrar’s Office.

Tuition must be paid to the Corban University Business Office at the time of registration.

FOR FALL SEMESTER 2015 CLASSES:  Please take time to set up an appointment with your advisor prior to the start of registration.  All students are to meet with their advisor, go over the courses you are to register for and then receive a registration code.

Registration dates are as follows:

  • Juniors to be seniors & seniors: Monday, March 30, 2015   *Graduating seniors are to register for both fall and spring semester classes.
  • Sophomores to be juniors: Monday, April 6th
  • Freshman to be sophomores: Monday, April 13th

*You must have already completed the following number of credit hours to be considered a: Senior: 93+, Junior: 62- 92, Sophomore: 31 – 61, Freshman: 0 – 30.



How Suite the Sound
Featuring the Corban University Jazz Band and Dr. Emily Stanek, flute
Psalm Performing Arts Center, Corban University
April 10th, 2015, 7:30pm
Doors open at 7pm

Come support your fellow students at this celebration of the jazz suite! This concert will feature a wide variety of pieces by composers such as Charlie Parker, Bob Curnow, Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn, and many more. The concert will also feature guest artist and Corban flute instructor Dr. Emily Stanek, performing Claude Bolling’s “Suite for Jazz Flute.”

Haley Mayer, Junior Piano Recital
Psalm Performing Arts Center, Corban University
April 12th, 2015, 4:00pm
Doors open at 3:30pm

Haley will be performing wonderful piano works from composers such as J.S. Bach, Claude Debussy, and W.A. Mozart. Come support her and all of her hard work from this past year!

General Student Recital
Psalm Performing Arts Center, Corban University
April 14th, 2015, 12:00pm
Doors open at 11:45pm

Come support your fellow students as they perform pieces from their private studies this semester. Pieces will include works by Mozart, Grieg, Kirk, and more!

Air Force Woodwind Concert

Featuring the Air Force woodwind quintet, the Golden West Winds
Psalm Performing Arts Center, Corban University
April 14th, 2015, 7:30pm
Doors open at 7pm

This celebrated woodwind quintet performs all styles of music, including marches, jazz, and classical. This concert will also include patriotic favorites and a piece composed by our very own John T. Bartsch, Jr.

Choirs Concert: Music Around The World
Featuring the Corban University Concert and Chamber Choirs
Psalm Performing Arts Center, Corban University
April 17th, 2015, 7:30pm
Doors open at 7pm

This concert brings together sacred and secular music from around the globe. Works will include pieces from Russia, the Philippines, Papua New Guinea, and many others, from composers such as Basler, Rachmaninoff, Handel, and more!