Saint Martin's begins first of summer session 2004 classes

Wednesday, May 5, 2004

Lacey, Wash. - Saint Martin’s College will begin the “early bird” portion of its Summer Session 2004 classes May 17, with classes finishing by June 25. The second series of summer session classes will run from June 28 through Aug. 6 at the main campus. Summer term courses at the college’s extension campuses at Fort Lewis Army Post and McChord Air Force Base will be from May 17 to July 13.

The summer curriculum is planned with the diverse needs of the community in mind. Among this year’s session I offerings are courses in Shakespeare, civil liberties and international business and the economy. In the second session are such courses as world literature, beauty and American culture and America, Russia and the Cold War. Both summer sessions offer numerous courses in education and business administration at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Also offered will be the College’s 21st annual Spiritual Life Institute, June 21-25. This year’s institute is themed “Transforming Our Lives and Our World: Creativity, Poetic Vision and the Spiritual Journey Towards Peace and Justice” and offers participants an opportunity to reflect on the role of creativity and imagination in personal and social transformation.

Summer activities for youth will include a science and engineering camp for high schoolers, a large array of band and orchestra classes in the summer music program and sports camps in golf, baseball, fastpitch softball, basketball and volleyball.

For more information about Saint Martin’s College’s Summer Session 2004, please contact Prof. Leslie G. Bailey, director of summer session, (360) 438-4341;, or visit the college’s website,

For more information:
Les Bailey
Director of Summer Session

Deanna Partlow, media relations coordinator
Saint Martin’s Office of Communication