Bryce Petersen Business Degree

A Mind for Business and a Heart for Service: Bryce Petersen named “Young Alumni of the Year”

Bryce Petersen ('13) was an elementary education major until his grandfather passed away and left…

Yufeng Zhao_Physics

Physics as a Spiritual Science: Dr. Yufeng Zhao Shares How the Natural World Led Him to God

“Of all the disciplines, I think physics is one of the most fundamental sciences—and is also highly…

Lily Ellerton - Doctor of Ministry

“Getting My Joy Back”: Lily Ellerton’s 30-Year Journey to Restoration

For 27 years, an abusive marriage had postponed Lily Ellerton's dream of pursuing an academic…

Elementary Education Kenya

Stepping Into a Kenyan Classroom: Dr. Kristin Dixon Expands Her Students’ Worldview

What would you do if you were handed a Kenyan standards book and asked to teach fractions to a…

Maryann Remsburg - Author

“Chosen for Such a Time”: Alumna Maryann Remsburg’s Debut Novel Brings the Story of Esther to Life

Maryann had no aspirations to write a book, much less a novel that combined romance with terrorism…

Melody Morrison - Piano Performance

What to Do with a Piano Performance Degree: Melody Shares Her Story

At first, Melody didn’t see how a four-year degree in music would be practical—especially a degree…

David Giglio Political Science Student

Plant Your Apple Tree: David Shares how Faith Shapes His Politics

“I’m a moderate conservative libertarian,” David says. The use of labels doesn't seem to bother…

Janet Matani - Health Science Degree

From Jayapura to Salem: What Janet Learned 6,000 Miles from Home

If you ask Janet Matani how she came to Corban, she'll respond, "In a long, long, stressful way!"…

Nathan Compton Music Education

Teaching People to Love what You Love: Nathan’s Journey to Music Education

Despite the fact that Nathan grew up five minutes from Corban University, he hadn’t really…

Business as Mission

What to Do with an Entrepreneurial Mind and a Heart for Missions

"You either serve God or you serve money,” Jeff was told over and over in his early days in…

“What Am I Doing Here?” How Overseas Travel Shaped Sarah Seibert’s View of Ministry

“How do you travel so much?” people often ask Sarah Seibert (’12). Anyone who casually follows…

10 Years After Beginning “Alice,” Rachel Ost Brings the Show to Corban’s Stage

“Truly, I do not like the book Alice in Wonderland.” Coming from Corban alumna Rachel Ost, the…

Singer-Songwriters Liz and Nate Dunn Offer up “Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs”

Nate and Liz Dunn may not approach songwriting from the same direction, but they approach it for…

The Budgeting Wife: Corban Alumni Marissa and Jacob Lyda Pay Off $87,000 in Debt

“Live like no one else, so later you can live like no one else.” Learn what happened when Marissa…

Why Corban’s M.A. in Christian Leadership: Ken Cline Shares His Story

“I had feared that my years in the business world were just a distraction.” Ken Cline had spent…

Not for the Faint of Heart: Jordan Konkler’s Journey to Health Science

Health Science isn't for everyone. And at first, Jordan wasn't sure it was for her, either.

Why Corban, and Why Psychology? Taylor Shaw Shares her Story

Taylor Shaw didn't expect to study psychology when she first came to Corban. But God had been…

Piano for the Right Hand: Ruthie LaFreniere Shares Her Story

An accomplished pianist, Ruthie had to learn to play the piano with only one hand after undergoing…

Rich Seiber Raises Awareness for Autism Through His Book Parker’s Story

Rich Seiber's son Parker was born with brain malformation, cerebral palsy, and autism. But that…

Scott Kum, Health Science Student, Assists in Research Breakthrough

Scott Kum may only be an undergraduate, but he's already contributed to research and been published…

Open Doors and Flipped Learning: The Dyers Share about Their Sabbatical in Korea

Dr. Jim Dyer and Dr. Sang-Eun Dyer experienced first-hand the differences between American and…

At My Mother’s Funeral: Dr. Colette Tennant Publishes in Prairie Schooner

Dr. Colette Tennant, author of two books of poetry, was surprised by an offer to publish a poem she…

Olivia Wall studies abroad in Oxford

Fountains and Liturgies: Olivia Wall Shares Her Experience Studying Abroad in Oxford

Olivia Wall recounts her experience studying in Oxford and the depth of history she encountered,…

Dr. Ryan Stark discusses his recent publications

Dr. Ryan Stark Discusses His Recent Publications, Killer Robots, and Cuttlefish

Dr. Ryan Stark brings a combination of amusement and academic rigor to the classroom as well as his…

Adjectives and Constellations: Callie Adams Embraces Argentina

Callie Adams spent six weeks in Argentina practicing her Spanish and serving with the Iglesia…

Landscapes and Portraits: Ryan McDonald Shoots for a Purpose

Ryan McDonald, Media Arts student, has found a way to use his camera to support fair trade and…

Creator and Visionary: Steve Hunt, More than an Artist

Steve Hunt served Corban for 52 years before retiring in August 2017. As a final gift to the…

Jerry Skiles, farmer and missionary

Unconventional Missionaries, Unconventional Farmers: Meet Jerry and Cherry Skiles

Jerry and Cherry Skiles spent twenty years living in Ivory Coast as missionaries, but with the…

Gina Ochsner, Corban’s Writer in Residence, Researches for Next Novel in Eastern Europe

Gina Ochsner, acclaimed author of short stories and novels and Corban's Writer in Residence, has…

Nancy Thies Marshall Recognized for Career as Gymnast and Advocate for Athlete Wellness

Nancy Thies Marshall was recently inducted into the University of Illinois Athletics Hall of Fame,…

Mikaela Hines Creates Spaces for the Women of Corban

Mikaela Hines, Resident Assistant at Corban University, has a heart for young women. She hopes to…

Randy Cranston

A Heart that Wouldn’t Give Up: Randy Cranston, Corban Alum, Shares His Story

Randy Cranston, Corban University alum, tells his story adopting three boys through the Department…

A Unique Partnership: Janine Allen Shares the Story of Corban’s Relationship with Indonesia

Janine Allen, Corban University's Associate Provost for Global Engagement, shares the story behind…

1, 2 & 3 John: Evangelical Exegetical Commentary by Gary Derickson

Due to the rich thoroughness of his exegesis, Derickson’s addition is a must-have commentary for…

The Barn: Inspiring Creativity and Courage

Difference makers are curious about people, problems, and possibilities, and are more inclined to…