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A vocational reflection program for incoming freshmen

Furman University's Cothran Center for Vocational Reflection is offering a fun and inspiring nine-day residential program for incoming freshmen like you

Each summer, we gather a group of thoughtful, mature, and open-minded students who are willing to be stretched beyond their individual comfort zones. Guided by experienced Furman teachers and mentors and stimulated by new friends of different backgrounds, you will learn to be more appreciative of your own "life stories" as you discover through theology classes, journaling exercises, community service projects, and more that discernment of personal vocation yields authenticity and fulfillment.

Check out this video to find out more about the program:


[Note: The program is Christian in orientation, but nonsectarian. We welcome participants of any faith perspective and tradition. No attempt is made to indoctrinate or change the religious beliefs of students. Students are offered ways to use their beliefs in discovery and analysis of their individual life's goals and meanings.]

How much does it cost?

The program is offered at no cost to students accepted into program, thanks to support from generous donors.

How can I find out more?

Visit our Cothran Center Facebook Page to see pictures from last year's Summer Connections program, as well as photos from many other Cothran Center events. You can also follow us on Twitter @CothranCenter.

For additional information or questions regarding Summer Connections, contact the program coordinator, Rolyn Rollins, at rolyn.rollins@furman.edu or 864.294.2427.

What about Summer orientation?

We recommend that all students attending Summer Connections also sign up for the Summer Orientation session immediately prior to or immediately following the program. For more information on Summer Orientation, please visit the Summer Orientation website​.​​​​

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