In a show of gratitude for supporting their BestSemester experiences, students from the fall 2014 semester recorded thank-you videos to the presidents of their home institutions. This compilation video, which was presented at the 2015 CCCU Presidents Conference, is just a small sampling of the responses we received from students.
Deborah Kim, interim vice president and director for student programs at the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities, has accepted a position at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, as the director of study abroad. Kim will assume her new role in January 2015.
After prayerful thought and consideration, the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) will relocate the Middle East Studies Program (MESP) from Israel to Jordan for the near future due to heightened security warnings in Israel.
Back by popular demand, BestSemester is excited to announce the 2014 BestSemester Photo Contest will begin on August 1. All program alumni who participated between fall 2010 and spring 2014 are invited to submit photos reflective of their BestSemester experience for a chance to win up to $300.