2009 Operational Relationships
KVZ - Students for Christ, Brno, Czech Republic- Bryan and KVZ cooperated for the second consecutive year with Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church to provide training for KVZ staff in the area of youth ministry. This training included active planning and participation in SMPC’s FISH Weekend involving 389 high school and middle school students.
Romanian Evangelistic Medical Mission- REMM partnered with Bryan College to bring a gospel message to several Roma villages in Transylvania. A three person ministry team from Chattanooga conducted an outreach program over a two week period that included preaching in Roma churches, street ministry and one to one evangelism.
Integra Venture- The founder and current board member of Integra assisted Bryan in setting up a lecture program on international business practices for students at Bryan College and at Chattanooga State. Integra also offered consultative services in the Chattanooga area to individuals who wish to work or are contemplating working abroad.
Partnership for Families, Children and Adults – Bryan College and the Partnership organized a training program designed to increase awareness of human trafficking activities for local law enforcement officials and administrators and staff of social services agencies. A strong emphasis of this cooperation is to develop programs that emphasis trafficking prevention in Chattanooga and the surrounding area.
Professionals International - A cooperation between Bryan and Professionals International to offer business lectures from a Christian perspective to universities, non-profits and businesses in Brno, Czech Republic.
Chattanooga State Technical Community College - Bryan and Chattanooga State developed a number of business lecture programs which emphasized international business practices and trends. These programs involved week long seminar programs as well as individual lectures at both institutions.
Krizovatka Inc., Trnava, Slovakia – Bryan and Krizovatka partnered to offer worldview lectures to students and local residents in Trnava. Topics examined included Naturalism, Transcendentalism and Postmodernism.
University of Tennessee of Chattanooga, Department of Economics – Bryan and U.T. Chattanooga teamed up for the fifth consecutive year to offer the Decosimo Lecture Series on Global Business. The series, in its five year history, has featured speakers from the United States, Romania, Slovakia and England who have significant backgrounds in the area of international business.
Chattanooga Forum – Bryan has made available to Chattanooga Forum a number of lecture programs that relate to international business and social issues. This relationship included a special lecture program designed for Chattanooga Forum participants.