May 29, 2009-Belhaven is hosting the 2009 InterVarsity StoneWorks Arts Leaders Training (SALT) Conference from June 8-12, 2009. InterVarsity Christian Fellowship and StoneWorks partner to offer a unique 5-day training conference to equip artists “to be truly free.” Participants include undergraduate and graduate students, InterVarsity leaders and staff members, and professionals who work in the arts disciplines.

The conference aims to impart participants with a new understanding of their identity as an artist and Christian, practical tools to strengthen their InterVarsity ministry on campus and beyond, and the knowledge to create communities to reach out to the artistic community.

InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is an evangelical campus mission serving more than 32,000 students and faculty on more than 550 college and university campuses nationwide. StoneWorks is a global arts partnership committed to Arts Education, Spiritual Formation, and Cultural Reformation.

Unique in the world of Christian Higher Education, Belhaven is known globally for its quality training and the integration of arts and faith. With a world-class arts faculty, cutting edge arts facilities, and national accreditation in Music, Dance, Theatre and Visual Arts - one of only 25 institutions in the United States to achieve this status in all areas of the arts - Belhaven is a perfect location for the upcoming SALT training camp.