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At Catholic Colleges, Work + Study = Success
At Catholic colleges and universities across the country, work-study is offering career-minded students the opportunity to gain valuable professional experience within the context of Catholic values.

Peace, Justice, and Catholic Higher Education
A revisit to Populorum Progressio reveals that the encyclical has continued relevance for Catholic higher education.

From Student Affairs to the Presidency: Leadership as Vocation
“There is no doubt that I have a particular way of inhabiting the role of president because I began my career in student affairs,” writes Donna M. Carroll, president of Dominican University. She describes how her vocation was shaped by early years focused on student life.

Building an Intentional Workplace Culture on the Identity of Community
In this issue’s Human Resources column, authors from DePaul University explain how a focus on community can be used to influence campus culture, providing examples of HR practices that can foster a sense of inclusion.

Best-Selling Author James Martin, SJ, Offers Wisdom to Graduates
Using his trademark wit and candor, popular author and priest Rev. James Martin, SJ, offers friendly advice to graduates for the next phase of their lives.

The Core Curriculum: Exploring Theology and Philosophy Requirements in Catholic Higher Education
A study of Catholic college and university core curricula demonstrates institutions’ commitment to subjects that challenge students to wrestle with deep questions, develop critical thinking skills, and discern right from wrong.

 

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