Mars’ Hill Writes About Alumni Mentorship Program

The following article appeared in the Mars’ Hill, Volume 22, Issue 6. Written by Katie Maryschuk. Currently in its pilot stage, the brand new Trinity Western Alumni Association Mentorship Program pairs students with alumni mentors, giving them the opportunity to connect, be known and gain confidence in their field. The program was created by Brady Schlecker, Alumni Association Executive […]

What Does Trinity Mean to Me?

What Does Trinity Mean to Me? By Perky Vetter, PhD. Alumni, former professor, and member of the Board of Governors. Memories of TJC continue to this day. Right while the Alumni Weekend was taking place on campus, 10 of us alumni from the early years with Dr. Hansen were on an Alaska Cruise together – […]

God’s Gracious Gift of Land

There is something uniquely special about the land where Trinity Western sits. Yes, it’s beautiful, private, and home to one of the top universities in Canada. But beyond all that, this land was and is a miraculous gift. The first recorded mention of a Christian college by the Evangelical Free School for Canada Committee was […]

The Power of Community

In May 2016, the TWU Alumni Association welcomed Brady Schlecker (‘10) as the new Executive Director. Schlecker, with years of entrepreneurial experience, desires to help bring a renewed sense of community amongst staff, alumni, and students. Schlecker believes in the value of positive community, largely because it was something he was lacking in his university […]

Pastoral Care through Worship

Phil Vanderveen (’96) is a worship pastor at Peace Portal Alliance Church and has led in that position for 21 years. This is his dream job, as he’s always loved music and pastoral care. But learning how to do both of these things through worship leading took many years to figure out. Vanderveen had his […]

Don’t Doubt in the Dark

1961: Doubt in the year before Trinity Junior College  “Don’t doubt in the dark what God has told you in the light!” Every student at Trinity Junior College knew that expression by the time they’d graduated. President Calvin Hanson could be heard saying it often, and with great conviction. But in October, 1961, Hanson wrote […]