2008 Operational Relationships

The International Human Rights Group –Bryan College and the IHRG partnered to offer seminars in Brno, Czech Republic to inform members of the Brno church community and local Christian ministries of an increase in European Union activity to suppress the rights of Christians to worship and minister publically.  September 2008
Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church, Chattanooga Matters and KVZ Ministry (Brno, Czech Republic) – These  Chattanooga area organizations along with Bryan College teamed up to organize for KVZ Ministry a three week Church Life and Youth Ministry Internship and a Leadership Internship.  September/October 2008 
Micah’s Place (Fernandina Beach, Florida) - Crisis center training for work with abused children and children from crisis situations for a Bryan College psychology major intern. The internship was preparation for the Duha Crisis Center Project in Bratislava, Slovakia  May 2008
Romanian Evangelical Medical Mission – Bryan College assistance with students working at the REMM medical clinic in Beius and initiating a summer camp for children of the Casa Josef Orphanage    May - August 2008
Slovak Children’s Integration Center – Signal Centers, Bryan College and the Slovak CIC launched an initial project to help enhance assistance to handicapped children with intentions to develop an ongoing cooperation.  May 2008
The Rotary Club of Fernandina Beach, Florida and the Rotary Club of Naples North, Florida and the International Rotary Club of Bratislava, Slovakia – provided housing assistance for Bryan College students training at Micah’s Place and the Naples Shelter for Abused Women and Children in preparation for work at the Duha Shelter in the Slovak Republic  May 2008
Naples Shelter for Abused Women and Children (Naples, Florida) – Provided training for Bryan College interns on how governmental agencies work with shelters for abused women and children. This training was preparation for work at the Duha Shelter in the Slovak Republic  May 2008
Jan Hus Foundation and the Slovak Platform for Non-governmental Agencies (Bratislava, Slovakia) – Organized projects with Bryan in Slovakia for the Children’s Integration Center, the Duha Shelter and the Basic School of Smolenice
Greater Europe Mission – Assisted Bryan College in organizing projects for Mendel University, the NATO bases in Prague, Brno and Vysko and Brno area corporations
The Rotary Club of Chattanooga- the Chattanooga Rotary Club World Community Services Committee awarded a grant to fund the Bryan College/ Signal Centers Slovak Handicapped Children’s Project in Trnava and Smolenice, Slovakia