Promoting a Peaceful Campus Community Silliman University, with its diverse student body, is a natural setting for promoting respect, trust, fellowship, and collaboration among different faith groups. Alma Ruiz, an assistant professor of religion and peace studies at Silliman’s Divinity School, views these efforts as an expression of the university’s commitment to the Christian faith. “We promote a peaceful community …
Reconnecting with Alumni Rev. Thomas John, manager of Union Christian College (UCC) in Aluva, India, is clear-eyed about the need for institutional development. “Colleges and universities must have a development office,” he said, “but finding proper candidates to fill the post of development officer is a challenge.” Development officers, in his view, need both practical skills and a sense of how to …
Helping Students and Faculty Meet the World “As a Christian institute, Chang Jung Christian University aims to nurture individuals to become caring leaders, respond to global challenges, and uphold ethics, responsibility, integrity, and justice,” Min-Yu Li, director of the university’s Office of Global Engagement said in a recent interview. “We strongly believe these are the values that guide young people’s …
Bringing opportunities for peacebuilding into the classroom at Women’s Christian College.
A Deeper Understanding of Peace Pham Quang Huy, a student and then teacher at the Diplomatic Academy of Vietnam (DAV), was always curious about international relations and the causes and consequences of war and peace. However, it was not until he enrolled in a master’s degree program at International Christian University (ICU) in Tokyo that he could develop a more …
How higher education prepares young women for leadership roles in their societies.
Developing a Spirit of Giving
A United Board grant helped Didik Wahjudi and his colleagues at Petra Christian University expand their knowledge of effective fundraising practices.
A Language Bridge between Cultures
Intensive English-language training helped Alfons Christian Hardjana prepare for his graduate studies at De La Salle University in the Philippines.
Preparing Students for Spiritual and Ethical Challenges
Many Christian colleges in India continue to recognize the importance of preparing students for spiritual and ethical challenges
ICU shares new faculty orientation resources with other institutions via website.
The United Board Fellows Program will again partner with the Harvard Institutes for Higher Education (HIHE) for its Summer Institute in 2018.
ICU alumni from Hong Kong describe how a United Board scholarship changed their lives.
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