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Student Stories

Bryn, Living Life as an Outdoor Leadership Grad

Thursday, July 11, 2019

  Bryn completed his Diploma in Outdoor Leadership at Columbia in 2017. He’s a lover of adventure and being outside. Here’s his take on his experience at CBC. What drew you to the Outdoor Leadership Program? I knew for a long time that i wanted to have a career in the mountains. The idea of … Read More

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Rachael’s Story: From Columbia to UFV’s BBA Program to Switzerland

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

We had the chance to catch up with Rachael Henderson Konzelmann, who graduated from Quest with the class of 2014, then returned to Columbia to complete courses in the LEAD certificate (which later developed into the Applied Leadership program). We asked Rachael about her transition to University of the Fraser Valley, and how Columbia helped … Read More

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Gospel Adventures in Thailand & Myanmar

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Wes Braun (second from left) is completing his third-year Intercultural Studies internship in Myanmar & Thailand with MB Mission’s TREK program. TREK is an intense discipleship-in-mission opportunity with two months of training, followed by seven months serving across cultures. Full Circle Three years ago, I served in Myanmar with YWAM. It opened my eyes to beauty and suffering in … Read More

Categories: Intercultural Studies Blog, Student Stories

Why I Stopped Hiding in the Classroom

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Martijn Van Ramshort is completing his fourth year of the BA in Biblical Studies program. Here’s his best advice for squeezing the most learning and growth out of your Bible College experience, even if you’re on the shy side. The back corner of the classroom has always been my favourite place. I like to think … Read More

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“Ireland. Here I am. Here you are. Is this all real?”

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Ellianna is a third-year Intercultural Studies student who’s originally from Wisconsin. Her internship led her unexpectedly to Ireland. She wrote this post reflecting on her cross-cultural experience so far. Ireland Here I am Here you are Is this all real? Forever rolling green hills Forever supply of grazing sheep Forever beautiful accents Cold rain Cloudy … Read More

Categories: Intercultural Studies Blog, Student Stories