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Student Success

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

Categories: Student Stories, Student Success

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

Categories: Student Stories, Student Success

A Good Heart for Business

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Courtney Baker was not looking forward to taking Intro to Business. It was 2014, and Courtney was in her third year at Columbia Bible College. Halfway through her BA in Caregiving & Counselling, she had opted to hit ‘pause’ on her degree to complete an intensive certificate in Applied Leadership. “I’ve always been interested in … Read More

Categories: Student Stories, Student Success

CityLife: The Story of Abbotsford’s Newest Church

Thursday, January 12, 2017

There’s nothing surprising about seeing a pastor in a coffee shop. Unless it’s Jon Wiebe, lead pastor of Abbotsford’s newly-launched CityLife Church. You won’t necessarily spot him with his laptop, working on his next sermon. Don’t expect to chat with him about life and faith over Americanos. Instead, Jon may well greet you with a smile and a friendly “Hi!” while he … Read More

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