CID Operational Relationships

2013

Erste Österreichische Sparkasse (Slovenská Sporiteľňa), Developed internships for three Bryan College Business majors with the Vienna, Austria Bank the Erste. Österreichische Sparkasse (Slovenská Sporiteľňa) for the spring and Fall of 2013. The internships allowed Bryan students to experience banking in an international setting and to look at all major phases of banking operations. 

Developed a new banking internship with the Vienna, Austria bank Raiffeisen Bank International’s Slovak subsidiary Tatra Banka. This banking internship program is designed to allow business majors to look at all major operations of a bank and to allow them to look at how European banking operations compare in general to American banks. 
 
The Slovak Spectator, Organized internships for Bryan College students to take place in Spring 2014 with the Bratislava English language newspaper, The Slovak Spectator. Their training program, “Get trained and then get published”, is sponsored by Brussels and on a number of weeks is conducted by Pulitzer Prize winning authors from Europe. Students will have their names listed in newspaper editions for any editing work they perform.
 
The Georgia Department of Education and the Bryan College Center for International Development partnered to present Human Trafficking: Not Just a Global Problem, at The Carter Center in Atlanta, Georgia, on May 13-14, 2013. This important conference was designed to train and support individuals from education, anti-human trafficking organizations, social services agencies and law enforcement in combating human trafficking. While the key conference presenters provided an overview of trafficking at the global and national level, a main emphasis of this event was to help attendees understand how to apply what experts have learned over the past several years in combating human trafficking in the State of Georgia.
 
Palacky University – The Bryan CID continued a program with Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic that provides for an exchange of professors from both universities involving lectures on relevant topics related to cultural and multi-disciplinary topics. In the fall of 2013 a professor from Palacky University gave lectures at Bryan College for Communications and Politics & Government students.
 
Chattanooga State Community College – The Bryan CID partnered with CSCC to offer lecture programs to address in the 2013 spring semester the Euro Zone crisis, the Greek economic meltdown, immigration of Bulgarian workers to the West, media practices in Bulgaria and East European human trafficking. In the 2013 fall semester the program with CSCC addressed the Roma situation in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as the lessons learned from the Communist period of rule in the Czech Republic.
 
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. In January this cooperation focused on a 20 hour lecture program in statistics for undergraduate management students at Emanuel University. These lecture programs include both undergraduate and graduate Business students at both institutions.
 
Romanian Evangelistic Medical Mission- REMM partnered with Bryan College to offer summer music and drama camps in the towns of Remeta and Beius. This is the third consecutive summer of outreach to children in the Transylvania area of Romania. Participants in this ongoing summer program consist of a team made up each summer primarily of volunteers from Brainerd Hills Baptist Church.
 
University of Tennessee of Chattanooga, Department of Economics – Bryan College and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga conducted for the ninth consecutive year the Decosimo Lecture Series on Global Business with an emphasis this year on the European Union financial bailout funds. The Decosimo lectures focus on presentations from individuals who have experienced high levels of success and/or have significant knowledge about international business.