Great Ideas Academy

Investigate Ideas that Matter

July 23-29, 2017

This year's theme is "The Republic: Plato to America." Students will receive a one-hour college credit for an Honors Colloquium after completing the readings, academic sessions, and fulfilling the required assignments.

In order to participate, you must:

  • currently be a Junior or Senior
  • have at least a 3.0 GPA
  • have either a 20 ACT or a 950 SAT

The Great Ideas Academy will be instructed by Dr. Jay Bruce. Discussions and activities will be lead by current JBU Honors Students.

Cost: $500 (includes meals, activities, and on-campus housing)

Registration will open February 1, 2017

Please contact Lauren Huffman ( with any questions.

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