News Releases 2008

LETU Students Spend Spring Break All Over The World

Mon, Mar 17 2008

LeTourneau University students left for points all across the globe as spring break trips and academic trips began. From March 10 to 14, students, faculty and staff traveled to:

  • South Korea – Six students, lead by engineering professor Dr Kee-Seon Yoo, traveled to experience global business in Korea. The three-hour course was also taught by marketing professor Dr. Ken Fairweather. The trip concludes March 18.
  • Honduras – Seven students and finance professor Dr. Juan Castro traveled to Honduras to study international finance in Dr. Castro’s home country.
  • Honduras – Brad Bowser led another group of LeTourneau students traveled to Honduras to serve with the Word of Life Ministry. The men’s soccer team will compete against local Honduran teams while sharing God’s name. The soccer team will use their athletic abilities to open the door for Christ’s love to be shared to the people of Honduras.
  • Israel – Biblical studies professor Dr. Scott Hummel and political science professor Dr. Paul Kubricht led 37 students to Israel
  • ver spring break to take courses titled “Physical Settings of the Bible” and “The Arab –Israeli Conflict since 1948.” Eight of the 37 students are enrolled in both classes.
  • Mexico – Tamazunchale – A team of LETU students will construct a new church building for a small village in the lush jungles surrounding Tamazunchale.
  • Mexico – Fresnillo – A team of LETU students will engage in pouring foundation, building walls, and setting the stage for a new church outreach.
  • Mexico – San Miguel de Allende – A team of LETU students will do moderate construction and child evangelism as they show love to children from all over the neighborhood.
  • Mexico – Guadalajara – A team of LETU students will do construction work, host a basketball camp, Vacation Bible School and promote evangelism on this trip.
  • Mexico – Guanajuato – A team of LETU students will meet with
  • ther college students in Guanajuato to use conversational English on a university campus.
  • Mexico – San Luis Potosi – A team of LETU students will venture into extreme poverty in the outskirts of San Luis and continue construction progress on church walls, floors, roof, and bathroom facilities.
  • Mexico – Aguascalientes – A team of LETU students will jump into ministry through door-to-door evangelism, interaction with children, and other outreach avenues to reach this marginally Christian city for Christ.
  • U.S. – Utah – A team of LETU students will partner with a college ministry and reach across cultural borders as they share Christ in Mormon Utah.
  • U.S. – Arizona – A team of LETU students will reach out and serve a small church on a Navajo Indian reservation using construction, personal witness, and friendship to share Christ’s love.
  • U.S. – Florida – A team of LETU students will provide a Christian witness to partying college students with a “Beach Reach,” serving free pancake breakfasts, providing safe rides for college students who consume too much alcohol, and by sharing the gospel with students their ages who traveled to one of the most beautiful beaches in Florida.
  • U.S. – Ohio (MMS Aviation) – Students from the LETU School of Aeronautical Science will conduct aviation maintenance at MMS Aviation. They will be directly involved in assisting with maintenance, modification, and repair of missionary aircraft.
  • U.S. – Indiana (HCJB) – Students from LETU will serve at HCJB, the technical center for the World Radio Ministries. This trip is focused on the electrical, mechanical, and computer side of mission work.
  • U.S. – North Carolina – Students will delve into Master's Mission with some heavy construction work as they encourage missionaries in training.
  • U.S. – North Carolina (JAARS) – Students from LETU’s School of Aeronautical Science will use their mechanical skills at JAARS, a mission’s aviation center, by helping with the repair and maintenance of missionary aircraft.