Cultural Intelligence in Action at Corban University

“I have become all things to all people,” writes Paul in First Corinthians, “so that by all possible means I might save some” (1 Cor 9:22). As Christian leaders embrace cross-cultural situations of growing complexity, Paul’s words remain as important to the twenty-first century church as to his first century audience. Read More

Workshop Engages Students and Faculty in Cross-Cultural Communication

Thirty-eight Corban University students and faculty explored cross-cultural communication in a Cultural Intelligence (CQ) workshop held February 26 and 27.  Led by Dr. Janine Allen, participants considered concepts such as: Power distance Leadership styles in culturally diverse settings Individualism versus collectivism Direct versus indirect communication Uncertainty avoidance   Why study CQ? Leadership development: Offering Read More

CUEST Program begins with 15 Papuan students

Students in the CUEST Program toured the Oregon State Capitol Building on January 15, 2015. Salem, Ore. is a long way from home for 15 students from Papua, Indonesia, but a brand-new program is helping them ease into life at Corban University. The students are part of a unique partnership Read More

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