About Our People

Leah Payne (Seminary) was awarded a $5,000 grant from the Wabash Center for Teaching and Learning in Theology and Religion for her project, “From Traditional to Hybrid: Transitioning Outstanding Learning Outcomes from In-Person to Online-Hybrid Formats.”

Jennifer Farland (International Admissions) was inducted into the NAFSA Trainer Corps in 2018 and will serve for three years in this role. NAFSA: Association of International Educators is the world’s largest nonprofit association dedicated to international education with approximately 10,000 members worldwide. Trainer Corps members are chosen based on their content expertise and experience in the field and are recognized as leaders within their regions and knowledge communities.

Cindy Anderson (Adjunct Professor, DPS) was guest lecturer at the Native Education College in Vancouver, British Columbia, where she presented “The Circle of Courage as a Key to Overcome Indigenous Cultural Barriers in the Workplace” in August. She was also a presenter at the Diversity Leadership Workshop for Idaho State University on the topic “Combating Stereotype Threat” in April.

Paul Anderson (Christian Studies) will make a presentation, “Seeing the Word of God: The Illuminative Impact of the Saint John’s Bible,” at the Center for Christian Faith & Culture at Malone University in Canton, Ohio, on Sept. 27. He will also speak on the topic “Jesus and Peace – A Friendly Witness” this Wednesday, Sept. 19, in Lake Oswego as part of an interfaith service, “Honoring International Peace Day,” hosted by the New Thought Center for Spiritual Living.

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