A Ricks satellite campus accessible only by boat?
Believe it. Through
the college’s QUEST program, “The Ricks Experience on Vashon
Island” allows students to begin (or continue) their education
in the Puget Sound area of Washington.
The new century began on a powerful note at Ricks College with a
devotional address by President David A. Bednar. His talk “…Ye
Are the Temple of God…” (1 Corinthians 3:16) equates our
physical body to a temple of the Lord and asks the questions,
“Will my body rule over my spirit, or will my spirit rule over
With this issue we introduce a new section to the SUMMIT. Acumen
is synonymous with discernment and insight and is defined as
mental keenness. In our look at the Division of Agricultural and
Biological Sciences, we give you an insight and hope to sharpen
your awareness of the programs and achievements of this academic
CONTINUING THE TRADITION
The Board of Trustees- including the First Presidency, other
General Authorities, and general auxiliary leaders- has recently
approved the new set of five-year goals and priorities for Ricks
College. In his article, “Staying On Course:
Priorities 2000-2005,” Brett Sampson (88) reports
that in the midst of rapid societal, technological, and
educational changes, these goals remain consistently focused on
the ongoing missions of the Church and college.
What do you remember about your time at Ricks College?
A helpful faculty member?
The spiritual environment?
Singing “Happy Ties?”
Excerpts from an in-house publication entitled “Legacy of
Love” features present and former employees, many of them
alumni, giving a first-hand account about what made Ricks College
Notes from the Director
Celebrating The Spori
News of Note