Summer Programme - CMRS, Oxford
This program allows students to spend a summer term studying at the Centre of Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS) in Oxford, England. The program includes multidisciplinary study of the Renaissance and Reformation through examination of philosophy, art, literature, science, music, politics and religion of early modern Europe in a choice of lectures, seminars and field trips. Students earn 6-9 semester credits, which are administered directly to member institutions by CMRS. Worth 6-9 hours of credits.
Summer Institute of Journalism (SIJ)
Council campuses are invited to choose two student journalists to apply for this four-week, all-expenses-paid experience in Washington, D.C. Fifteen students are selected to participate in the Institute, which lasts from mid-May to mid-June. The Institute blends classroom experience with hands-on work and provides excellent opportunity to learn through lectures and panels with leading journalists who share a strong Christian commitment. Students also participate in seminars taught by communications professors from Council member institutions, take part in field trips and complete workshop projects for hometown newspapers. SIJ provides valuable insight and training in gathering and writing news, editing copy and designing layout. The institute develops students as Christian journalists - exhibiting both professionalism and legal/ethical integrity. Students earn 4 semester hours of credit.