[vc_section css=”.vc_custom_1580240794674{background-color: #f2f2f2 !important;}”][vc_row type_row=”featues”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_video link=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-p5Zxi94p0E”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]“The Institute taught me to develop a spirit of inquiry. information is the source of creativity, credibility, and leadership. Those who do not inquire are not fully prepared to serve.”

– Fred Jones, ‘06

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