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  • Locations: Los Angeles, CA, United States;
  • Program Terms: J-Term
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Program Description:
Join us in sunny, southern California for a service learning cross-cultural immersion experience.  We experience the multi-cultural melting pot of Los Angeles and Southern CA CCsurrounding areas of southern California.  We serve in downtown Los Angeles at The Dream Center, in an elementary school in Azusa, Ca and serve with 2 different non-profits in Big Bear, CA (elevation 8,000 ft) and donate to (hygiene kits) & tour a homeless K-12th grade school (Monarch) in San Diego, Ca.   
We welcome all students from every academic major to participate, explore, and serve on this life-changing trip.

Main Project: 
  • Digital Story
Interviews:
  •  Interviews begin soon (12 students will be accepted + waiting list). 
  • Once your application is complete, Dr. Shelly Skinner (sskinner@messiah.edu) will schedule an interview with the student.
Estimated Course Fee: $3000

Faculty Biography:
Dr. Shelly Skinner is a native southern Californian.  She received her B.A. and M.A. from Biola University and Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, CA, and her Ed.D. from Southern CA CCThe Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, KY.  She also served in a local church as the Minister of Youth in West Covina, CA for over 19 years. 
 
She teaches in the freshman core program (First Year Seminar and Created & Called for Community). In addition, she coordinates the Fitness for Ministry Program and teaches a variety of courses in Christian Ministries:  Organization & Leadership for Ministry, Field Experience, Practicum & Senior Seminar. 
 
She is a movie fiend, who enjoys spending time with friends and family, long road trips, and reading in a local café and/or coffee shop.

Other Information:
S.Cal.Jterm20.Syllabus (002).pdf


Southern CA CC

Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.