This article was published today by the Pacific Northwest’s largest and most successful newspaper.
During the past decade, competition has ignited the trend of American colleges and universities building partnerships with international schools. These partnerships can greatly elevate a school’s profile, reinforcing global recruitment efforts and providing enhanced opportunities for both students and faculty.
Corban University, a private, independent college in Salem, Ore., is leading the way, dedicating extensive time and resources to spreading education, mentorship and faith across the globe.
With initiatives in Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Cameroon, Papua New Guinea and Indonesia, the university is Oregon’s first accredited regional college to build a global campus on five continents.
One of the most recent projects, an International Teachers’ College, arose from the university’s partnership with Universitas Pelita Harapan (UPH) in Jakarta, Indonesia.
Sheldon C. Nord, Ph.D., president of Corban University, explained, “We started with only two programs, and we plan to add other degree pathways in the future.” Those two programs include a primary/elementary pathway and a secondary English pathway.
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