CID Operational RelationshipsChattanooga State Community College – The Bryan CID is partnering with CSCC to offer fall lecture programs to address the topics of world religion and globalization, a review of German economic power and influence, the Euro Zone crisis and international and American journalism.
The Center for the Reconstruction of Uganda – a partnership established by Bryan College and Christian Life Ministries of Houston, Texas to raise funds for homeless children December 2003
Central European Studies Center (SEN) Bratislava, Slovakia – ministry presentation April 2004 and agreement for development assistance for the website Worldviews-Int. October 2004
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.
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
The Civic Association MOVITA – a cooperation with MOVITA to organize, support and manage the new crisis center for abused women and children in Pezinok, Slovakia October 2006
Connection Slovakia Trnava, Slovakia - Bryan College assistance in setting up a new youth and counseling ministry August 2004
The Dayton Rotary Club provided funds for the Director of the Tamara Center in Trnava, Slovakia to do a two week internship at the Women’s Care Center of Dayton, Dayton United Way and the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults in Chattanooga.
Emanuel University – Bryan College and Emanuel University continued an ongoing relationship which includes international lectures presented by faculty at both schools in the U.S. and Romania. These lecture programs include both undergraduate and graduate business students at both institutions.
Faith Family Chattanooga – Bryan is providing for Faith Family Chattanooga seminar series on human trafficking with an emphasis on vulnerable populations in local, regional and international level environments.
Georgia Department of Education – The Bryan College Center for International Development organized for the Georgia Department of Education four human trafficking seminars to be held between October 2011 and February 2012. These seminars feature individual presenters who work in anti-human trafficking activities at a global, national and local level. The Bryan CID/Georgia Department of Education seminars focus primarily on the trafficking of women and children for the purpose of sexual exploitation. One key feature of this seminar series is to help Georgia educators and social services workers identify key indicators of possible human trafficking activities, as well as trafficking victims.
Greater Europe Mission – Assisted Bryan College in organizing projects for Hradec Kralove University, Masaryk University, the NATO bases in Prague, Brno and Vysko and Brno area corporations. Brno, Czech Republic - partnership in university business lectures and business consultation activities May 2004, November 2004
Integra Venture Bratislava, Slovakia - development of a business review program for Christian entrepreneurs April 2004, October 2004. 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 (Fall 2009). The founder and current board member of Integra assisted Bryan in organizing a series of meetings in Slovakia with NGO’s and local businesses to create educational project partnerships with the Bryan CID (Feb 2010).
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 publicly. September 2008
Jan Hus Foundation Bratislava, Slovakia - agreement to partnership and coordination services for all Bryan College educational activities in Central Europe October 2004
Jan Hus Foundation and the Slovak Platform for Non-governmental Agencies (Bratislava, Slovakia) – Organized projects with Bryan for the Duha Shelter, Scenic Land School and Comenius University. Organized projects with Bryan in Slovakia for the Children’s Integration Center, the Duha Shelter and the Basic School of Smolenice
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
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.
Micah’s Place (Fernandina Beach, Florida) - Crisis center and grant writing training for Bryan College intern for the Slovak Crisis Center Project May 2007. 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
Naples Shelter for Abused Women and Children (Naples, Florida) – Provided training and an organizational review for the Duha Shelter in Bratislava, Slovakia November 2007. 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
Ooltewah Global Studies Academy – Bryan College assisted the Academy by providing five international lecturers who lectured on issues relating to business, politics and social issues
Palacky University – The Bryan CID is assisting Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic with an ongoing lecture program to introduce American concepts of business and free enterprise to their students. Topics focus on the connection between business principles and their application in real world business settings.
The Partnership for Families, Children and Adults – Assisted Bryan College as an “educational partner” along with Rotary Clubs in Chattanooga and Fernandina Beach and Naples North, Florida, to assist the Duha Crisis Center in Bratislava Slovakia January 2007. A link between social agencies in Chattanooga, Tennessee and Central Europe to exchange program information to help ensure the rights and personal security of women and children November 2006. Bryan College and the Partnership partnered for the second consecutive year in organizing a program with a representative from Scotland Yard to discuss issues related to human trafficking that impact the Chattanooga area. February 2010
Presbyterian Campus Ministries – a partnership with PCM to recruit students, organize internships and secure funding for the Ugandan Student Internship Program July 2006
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. In addition, Bryan's MBA program is working with PI to establish MBA international internship opportunities. (more info)
Professionals International - Partnered with the Bryan College Center for International Development to organize internships for Bryan MBA students in Brno, Czech Republic. The internships were constructed on the basis of mutual sharing of information to highlight both American and Czech perspectives of business operations. April 2010
Romanian Evangelical Medical Mission Beius, Romania – a cooperation designed to assist REMM with project needs by securing the services of individuals with expertise or abilities related to ministry projects February 2005. Bryan College assistance with the reorganizing of living space arrangements for children at the REMM orphanage February-March 2007. 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. 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 on one evangelism. REMM partnered with Bryan College to help develop a Bible church for people living in underprivileged conditions, including street people (Mar 2010).
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 2008. The Chattanooga Rotary Club World Community Services Committee awarded two grants to fund the Bryan College CID programs. Funding was awarded for the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults to provide an audit and consultative services for three shelters for abused women and children in Bratislava, Slovakia. Funding was also awarded to bring three special education teachers from Trnava, Slovakia to Chattanooga to train at Signal Centers on the latest technology for special needs children (Feb 2010).
The Rotary Club of Chattanooga, Tennessee the Rotary Club of Fernandina Beach, Florida, the Rotary Club of Naples North, Florida and the International Rotary Club of Bratislava, Slovakia – Financial and oversight assistance to transform the Duha Crisis Center in Bratislava, Slovakia into a multi-functional facility
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
Rotary Support Project for the Pezinok, Slovakia Crisis Center – funding and oversight support for the Pezinok Crisis Center by the Rotary Club of Chattanooga, Tennessee; Rotary Club of Fernandina Beach, Florida and the International Rotary Club of Bratislava, Slovakia October 2006
St. Paul’s and St. Peter’s Episcopal Churches Chattanooga, Tennessee – funding for human trafficking lectures and staff training support for the Pezinok, Slovakia Crisis Center for abused women and children November 2005, September 2006
Scenic Land School – Provided training in Chattanooga for Slovak Special Education teachers on dyslexia and other common learning disabilities November 2007. An initiative to train Czech and Slovak teachers in state of the art methods and techniques for working with learning disabled students October 2006
Signal Centers – Provided an overview of up to date practices for educating handicapped children for Special Education teachers from Trnava, Slovakia. Conducted a special session on how technology can be designed and utilized in the classroom for those who are handicapped November 2007
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
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
University of Tennessee of Chattanooga, Department of Economics – Bryan College and U.T. Chattanooga teamed up for the sixth consecutive year to offer the Decosimo Lecture Series on Global Business (Jan 2010). The Decosimo lectures focus on presentations from individuals who have experienced high levels of success and/or knowledge about the realm of international business. The series, in its six-year history, has featured speakers from the United States, Romania, Slovakia and England.