Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1926 Page: 7
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SUMMER SCHOOL 7
The summer session should appeal to several classes of individuals.
There will be a splendid opportunity for those who
wish to fit themselves for better Christian service in the home
congregation. This is a worthy desire and should be satisfied.
There are people who wish to broaden their scholarship and who
at the same time have no desire or intention of completing a college
course. There are those too who long for the polish and
refinement of only the cultural side of education. The courses
have been arranged with the idea of meeting the need for purely
academic as well as cultural work. The courses which will be
offered afford opportunity also to high school as well as to college
students to shorten the time spent in high school or college.
The summer session also affords opportunity to make up work
in fields in which you may have found yourself deficient during
the past session. And last and best is the opportunity to study
under efficient teachers the word of God.
Education if good for classes is good for masses. Still a
special effort will be made to serve three distinct classes or to
satisfy three different needs.
1. Students from High School.
* Students who have finished the preparatory course in an
unaffiliated school and those who have not quite finished it in an
affiliated high school will find here an excellent opportunity to
work off this summer college entrance deficiencies before the
opening of the fall session and thus prepare for unconditional
college entrance without examination at that time.
2. College Students.
Have you any reason for spending four full years in college?
Why not shorten the time by summer work? You can teach
during the regular session and attend summer sessions and soon
finish your degree requirements. One year may mean a great
deal in a career. Why not begin your college work now. Many
of the required courses for the Bachelor of Arts Degree will be
offered this summer. There is no need to defer the matter of
school attendance until a later date. Begin now!
The summer months are the most opportune for you to improve
your teaching ability. Why not make arrangements to
elevate your own position, and incidentally, to increase your in
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Abilene Christian College. Catalog of Abilene Christian College, 1926, book, March 1926; Abilene, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth45918/m1/7/: accessed July 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Abilene Christian University Library.