Key Facts about the Ethics Symposium
- The College Ethics Symposium is a nationally recognized program with a #1 ranking on Google out of 5.8 million references for the phrase “college ethics
symposium.” It is planned and implemented by a committee made up of representatives from various Hilton Head area churches. The Symposium is held each year at Hilton Head Island,
- The three day case study orientated Symposium has been held for 40 years for college seniors from throughout the nation. Over 3500 students have
attended the program since its inception. Most students are selected by their colleges/universities through a rigorous process involving a formal application and consideration of their GPA and moral
character. In short, we help develop the ethics of our nation’s future leaders who, in turn, will influence tens of thousands of other people during the course of their careers.
- The mission of the College Ethics Symposium is “To foster ethical decision making by utilizing Christian and moral values.” We are respectful of the
principles and values of students who practice other faiths.
- The primary focus of the Symposium is to teach students that they can be successful in their careers AND be ethical. In addition, students learn how to
identify and resolve difficult ethical issues that occur in the workplace.
- At the heart of the Symposium are the small group discussions about real-life situations that are most likely to be encountered at work. These sessions are
led by accomplished leaders who are trained in the art of discussion facilitation.