A Child-Like Learning

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Allison Schneck is a 3rd year Intercultural Studies student who interning in Guadalajara, Mexico with the Evangelical Mennonite Conference (Ascend program).  Allison is working alongside long-term missionaries in Guadalajara and is focused on language and culture learning. Learning a new culture has been one of the most amazing, and difficult experiences of my entire life. … Read More

Categories: Intercultural Studies Blog, Student Stories, Uncategorized

Puppy Therapy at Columbia!

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Today, Columbia Bible College students had the opportunity to enjoy Puppy Therapy. Yes.  This really happened.  We have pictures of the cuteness.  See? Puppy Therapy was Claire Weiss’ idea.  (She is the Counselling Services Supervisor at Columbia.)  “They’re admittedly adorable,” Claire says.  “But also, research on animal-assisted therapy has shown that interaction with animals has a … Read More

Categories: Life at Columbia, News, Uncategorized

Reflections on Teaching and Being Taught

Monday, December 7, 2015

One of our 3rd year Intercultural Studies interns is currently living in the Middle East and teaching music fundamentals to grade 7-10 students.  Here’s a  small glimpse into his life and experiences there… I’ve been living in the Middle East for two months and it has been absolutely fantastic! The first month involved settling in and getting … Read More

Categories: Intercultural Studies Blog, Student Stories, Uncategorized

The Truth About Bible College

Tuesday, December 1, 2015

The following is adapted from an address given on October 25, 2015 by Kate Reid, 2015 graduate of Columbia’s Intercultural Studies BA program and Director of Camp Likely in Williams Lake, BC. When I first enrolled at Columbia Bible College, I thought I was going to be here for one year. One year turned into … Read More

Categories: For the Soul, Life at Columbia, Student Success, Uncategorized